World War I Soldier flag   James R  PIKE

  (b. 14 October 1840 Erie, Pennsylvania, USA   d. 9 June 1919 Randolph, Cattaraugus, New York, USA )  

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James R PIKE was born 14 October 1840 in Erie, Pennsylvania, USA. James R PIKE was the child of Levi E PIKE and

James R was a soldier in World War I.

He married  Cornelia Ann "Hattie" HELMS 20 March 1868 in East Randolph, Cattaraugus, New York, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Cornelia Ann "Hattie" HELMS  was born 31 August 1848 in East Randolph, Cattaraugus, New York, USA.  She died 7 April 1933 in Randolph, Cattaraugus, New York, USA.  She was the daughter of Albert Otto HELMS and Hetty "Ann" LONGSTREET.

James R PIKE died 9 June 1919 in Randolph, Cattaraugus, New York, USA.
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James R PIKE married flag  Cornelia Ann "Hattie" HELMS-- Date: 20 March 1868 Place: East Randolph, Cattaraugus, New York, USA
Cornelia Ann "Hattie" HELMS was the daughter of Albert Otto HELMS and Hetty "Ann" LONGSTREET


flag  Cleveland PIKE (b.11 October 1872, East Randolph, Cattaraugus, New York, USA  d. 28 December 1940, East Randolph, Cattaraugus, New York, USA)
m. Harriet "Hattie" CORTWRIGHT (COTRIGHT) 

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14 October 1840
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9 June 1919
Randolph, Cattaraugus, New York, USA

The Randolph, NY Register
Friday, June 13, 1919

Funeral Attended on Wednesday Afternoon by a Number of Friends and Relatives from a Distance--His Son Grandson are also Veterans

James R. Pike died at his home in Mill street Monday morning at 8:45 o'clock, after a long illness with stomach trouble. Mr. Pike was born in Erie county, Pa., October 14, 1840, the eldest of ten children of Levi and Olive Potter Pike. He served in Co. B, 60th Regiment of N.Y. Vet. Vol., and received his honorable discharge with his company at the close of the war, after which he came to East Randolph where he married Miss Cornelia Helms on March 20, 1868. Four children were born of this union, three of whom, with the wife survive; one daughter, Mrs. Chauncey Helms of Ridgeway, Pa.; Cleveland Pike, Caledonia and Lee Pike, Olean. Also three grandsons, Francis E. Pike of Caledonia, N.Y.; Percy Helms, Clearfield, Pa.; and Milford Helms, Ridgeway, Pa. Three sisters, Mrs. Mary Davenport and Mrs. Olive Helms, East Randolph; Mrs. D.M. Harrington, Mayville; and three brothers, Everette Pike, Mayville; Frank Pike, Corry, Pa.; and Fred Pike, Randolph.

The funeral was held from the M.E. church Wednesday afternoon, Rev. B.H. Clare officiating. Rev. Mr. Clare gave a very comforting serman, taking as his text, "If a man dies, shall he live again." Mrs. H.J. Morton of Randolph sang.

Those from far away in attendance were: Frank Pike, Corry, Mr. and Mrs. Perry Mead and daughter Helen, Spring Creek, Pa., Mr. and Mrs. Cleveland Pike and son Francis E. Pike, Caledonia; Mr. and Mrs. Lee Pike, Olean; Mrs. Chauncey Helms, Ridgeway and Mr. and Mrs. John Helms of Buffalo. Interment was in East Randolph cemetery.

Mr. Pike was a veteran of the Civil war, his son Cleveland Pike, a veteran of the Spanish American war and his grandson, Francis E. Pike, a veteran of the World war, having recently returned from overseas.

James is buried at: East Randolph Cemetery East Randolph Cattaraugus County New York, USA

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