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Christopher STROUT (1655-1714) m. Sarah PIKE (1655-1716)
s/o Anthony STROWTE (1602-1631) and Mary OLIVER (1600-1655)
d/o John PIKE (1613-1688) and (1) Mary TURVELL (1614-1680); (2) Elizabeth Blossom FITZRANDOLPH (1620-1713)
p/o Mary STROUT (1686-1767)


Children:
1. George (abt 1682-1782) m. Bridget Cooley, 1708
2. Sarah (1684-1760) m. Richard Webber, 1707

3. Joanna (1685-1736) m. (1) Eleazer Atwood, 1709; (2) William Covell, 1734
4. Mary (1686-1767) m. Thomas Ridley, 1706
5. Hannah (1690-1749) m. William Dyer, 1709
6. Joseph (1693-1748) m. Rachel Doane, 1716
7. Christopher (1694-1758) m. (1) Mary Hatch, 1717; (2) Elizabeth Smalley, 1739
8. Deborah (1696-1790) m. Robert Mayo, 1723
9. Lydia (1701-1795)
10. Anthony (1706-1774) m. Abigail Smalley, 1724


1638 Pike family immigrated to Massachusetts on the ship James. John Pike and Mary Turvell first settled in Newbury MA but moved to Woodbridge NJ in 1666. [Some sources say they had a daughter Sarah who was born about 13 Sept 1655 in Newbury but she died before the age of 4. They had a son John Jr. who married Sarah Stout (sic) in Woodbridge NJ.]

12 Sep 1655 Christopher STROUT born at Elgoshayle parish, Truro, Cornwall, England [
Descendants of James Maxwell and Christopher Strout by Marilyn Maxwell Strout, 2001: states parents are Anthony and Mary] [Eastham and Orleans MA VR; Mayflower Descendant vol 8 p 17] ["Christopher Strout, Born ca 1655, married December 2, 1680, Marblehead, Mass., Sarah Pike or (Pick). Sarah, wife of Christopher Strout, married (2) Joseph Collis, who died 1723/4. Christopher Strout, born probably Cornwall England before 1660, was at Truro, Mass., after October 26, 1712. Died 1715 [err: 1714]. Tradition states that he ship wrecked in this country and stayed. He settled in that part of Eastham, Mass., which was later set off as Truro. He was in fishing business and some of his sons were known as whale fishermen. She petitioned the Barnstable Probate Court, July 6, 1714 for administration of his estate...] [England Research Center in Truro, England. microfiche file A0217 lists the following (all in Egloshayle parish/town near Truro, Co. Cornwall, England): Anthony Strowte, son of James Strowte, christened 22 Aug 1602. He married Mary Oliver 23 Jun 1631.] [Strout family genealogy, 1970 by Robert Taylor: Christopher Strout was born in about 1655, probably in Cornwall, England. He married Sarah Pike 2 December 1680 in Marblehead, Massachusetts. They had ten children. Traces descendants for seven generations in Massachusetts and Maine.] [Sarah Pike married (2) before October, 1716, Joseph Collins of Eastham. "Barnstable Probate court Record", dated October 25, 1716, Sarah Collins late Sarah Strout late of Cape Cod deceased and now wife of Joseph Collins of Eastham.] [He was in the fishing business and some of his sons were known as "whale fishermen." Christopher settled in that part of Eastham, Barnstable, ME which was set off as Truro in 1709.Perhaps he was instrumental in the naming of the new town, Truro, Barnstable, MA. Christopher was from Yorkshire, England.] [FHL#254128] [Descendants Of Edward Small Of New England p. 1203 & 1204 along with his probate in Barnstable County, Mass. NEHGS Register v69-p91]

13 Sep 1655 Sarah PIKE born at Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts; baptized 26 Oct 1712 at Truro, Barnstable, MA ["The John Pike Family" (an early Massachusetts family) in
NEHGR 121:161-176 (July 1967). Also of relevance is NEHGR 66:260 (1912) (Although the 1967 article didn't seem to list this Sarah). [Newbury Mass Vital Records has a Sarah Pike birth dated 13 Sept 1655, father John. [no mother listed] Of course, this birth record is NOT evidence that THIS Sarah Pike was the SAME Sarah Pike whose marriage record to Christopher Strout is recorded in Marblehead 02 Dec 1680] [some researchers say: Sarah Picke, daughter of George & Sarah (________) Picke of Marblehead. George Picke came to Massachusetts prior to 5 Dec 1663 for on that date he purchased of Samuel Pondy of Marblehead, fisherman and his wife Anna, one end of a dwelling house in which said Pondy lived, In the deed he gives his occupation as fisherman. The name George Picke as recorded on a town list, 1674, when Marblehead's inhabitants had "increased to such an extent" that there were 114 householders; at a meeting held during this year it was voted that " all these 15 or 16 houses build in Marblehead before ye year 1660 shall be allowed one cows common and a half."] [A genealogical dict. of the first settlers of New England, showing three generations of those who came before May, 1692. By James Savage. Boston. 1861. (4v.) v.3:436, Vol 137, p.162] [Gen. Column of the " Boston Transcript". 1906-1941.( The greatest single source of material for gen. Data for the N.E. area and for the period 1600-1800. Completely indexed in the Index.): 2 Apr 1913, 3116; 3 Feb 1915, 4512; 29 Nov 1915, 5058; 12 Mar 1923, 451; 27 Jul 1925, 3112; 29 Sep 1926, 4472; 25 Jul 1928, 7243; 11 Apr 1927, 5417; 21 Sep 1927, 2242; 8 Oct 1928, 7583; 15 Apr 1931, 1605; 1 Feb 1932, 3019; 17 Mar 1933, 6171; 21 Nov 1935, 1133] [NEHGS Register, Viol 121, p.163 lists her parents as Judge John Pike and Elizabeth Blossom Fitzrandolph]

19 Nov 1659 a dau of John PIKE, Sarah, “dyed” at Newbury, Marblehead, MA, [
Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, p.126]

2 Dec 1680 Christopher STROUT (age 25) and Sarah PIKE (age 25) married at Marblehead, Essex Co., Massachusetts [1680 Marriage Register; 1680 Marriage Record Index (2)] [Two entries: one reading 2 Dec 1680 and one reading 5 Dec 1680) [Some sources claim the Sarah Pike that married Christopher Strout died in either in 1689 or 1699, but this appears to be in error, since she supposedly married Joseph Collins 9 July 1715 (other sources claim abt. October 1716) in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts (well after her supposed death)] [
Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, Marblehead, Vol 2 p. 414. "Strout, Christopher, and Sarah Picke, Dec. 2, 1680."] [Descendants Of Edward Small Of New England p. 1203 & 1204 along with his probate in Barnstable County, Mass. NEHGS Register v69-p91] [some researchers speculate that he may have been married once before Sarah Pike: no records have been found to prove this] [Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, Marblehead, MA, p.414] [Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, Marblehead, MA, p.Vol.1:1, p.223 (doc)] [New England Marriages Prior to 1700, p.719]

1682 son Capt George STROUT born at Pamet; died 22 Oct 1782 (one source says 1788) at Cape Elizabeth, ME; buried at Long Creek Cemetery, South Portland, Me; m. Bridget (Widow) Cooley 2 Aug 1708 at Eastham, MA [George Strout (ABT 1689-AFT 22 OCT 1782) m. Bridget [---] on 2 AUG1708 at Eastham, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts, children: 1. George Strout (7 MAY 1709-BEF 7 AUG 1792), 2. Sarah Strout (25 JUL 1711-), 3.Elisha Strout (ABT 1715-1769), 4. John Strout (ABT 1716-AFT 1776), 5.Isaac Strout, 6. Eleazer Strout (1727-1800), 7. Sarah Strout (1735-)]

1684 dau Sarah STROUT born at MA; died bef 1780; m. Richard Webber, 4 Mar 1708 at Eastham, MA [Sarah Strout m. Richard Webber on 4 MAR 1708 at Eastham, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts]

1685 dau Joanna STROUT born at Pamet, Truro, MA; died 16 Jan 1736 at Eastham, MA; buried at Mayo's Neck Cemetery, Wellfleet; m. (1) Eleazer Atwood, 14 Jun 1709 at Eastham, MA; (2) William Covell, 27 Jun 1734 at Barnsatble, MA; children: 1. Thankful Atwood (30 JUN 1711-), 2. Eleazer Atwood (15 SEP 1713-19 MAR 1796), 3. James Atwood (31 AUG 1715-), 4. Richard Atwood (31 MAR 1718-24 MAR 1795), 5. Jesse Atwood (28 JUL 1720), 6.Christopher Atwood (4 APR 1724-), 7. Joshua Atwood (23 SEP 1729-31 MAR 1736) m (2). William Covell on 27 JUN 1734 at Barnstable Co., Massachusetts] [Grave marker inscription: HERE LYES BURIED
THE BODY OF
Mrs JOANNA COVEL
DEC'D JAN'y Ye 16 1736/7
IN THE 44th YEAR
OF HER AGE

25 Jan 1686 dau Mary STROUT born at Pamet, Truro, MA; died 28 Aug 1767; m. Thomas Ridley, 3 Aug 1708 at Eastham, MA

1690 dau Hannah STROUT born at Barnstable, Mass; died bef 26 Jun 1749 at Truro, Mass; m. William Dyer, 15 Apr 1709 at Eastham, Mass; children: 1. Ambrose Dyer (22 DEC 1709-10 MAY 1792), 2. John Dyer (27 DEC 1711-), 3.William Dyer (27 MAR 1715-), 4. Hannah Dyer (29 JAN 1717-), 5. Joseph Dyer (4 JAN 1719-), 6. Anthony Dyer (8 DEC 1720-), 7. Christopher Dyer (29 DEC 1722-2 OCT 1759), 8. Samuel Dyer (11 NOV 1724-10 JAN 1773), 9.Mary Dyer (29 AUG 1727-), 10. Isabel Dyer (10 JUL 1729-), 11. Levi Dyer (15 JUL 1731-16 APR 1798), 12. Benjamin Dyer (1 DEC 1733-), 13.George Dyer] [she may have also married Samuel Treat]

1693 son Joseph STROUT born at Provincetown, Barnstable, MA; died 5 Oct 1748 at Yarmouth, Cumberland, ME; m. Rachel Doane, 27 Mar 1716 at Truro, Mass; children: 1. Hannah Strout (4 NOV 1718-), 2. Joseph Strout (17 JAN 1720-), 3. Joshua Strout (14 JUN 1722-3 DEC 1793), 4. Phebe Strout (4 MAR 1724-BEF MAR 1770), 5. Thankful Strout (21 JUN 1725-AFT 1760), 6. Barnabas Strout (24 JUN 1729-), 7. Sarah Strout (2 AUG1731-1753), 8. Hezekiah Strout (19 JAN 1735-AFT JAN 1758)] m. (2) Priscilla Thomas 28 Mar 1739 at Falmouth, ME ["Joseph was a fisherman. He and his family removed to Falmouth in 1736. Joseph's estate was administered October 4, 1748 in Falmouth, ME]

1694 son Christopher STROUT born at Provincetown, Massachusetts; died 26 Dec 1758 at Falmouth, Maine; m. Mary Hatch, bef 1718; children: 1.Mary Strout (25 JAN 1718-), 2. Christopher Strout (26 JUN 1720-BEF1760), 3. Ruth Strout (11 MAR 1723-), 4. Dorcas Strout (14 JUL 1724-25MAR 1753), 5. William Strout (13 SEP 1726-BEF 1764), 6. Betty Strout (17 MAR 1729-AFT 1760), 7. Bersiler (Priscilla) Strout (23 MAR 1732-), 8. David Strout (1737-SEP 1791)] ["Buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery (Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery) beside his mother Sarah Collins (Picke) Strout. His list of heirs in 1808 given in Cumberland deeds Vol 53, Page 259." 92]

1696 dau Deborah STROUT born; died bef 1790; m. Robert Mayo, 30 Jan 1723

22 Sep 1701 dau Lydia STROUT born at Truro, Mass; died bef 1795 [1701 Birth Record Index for daug. Lydia] [Bowman, George Ernest, and Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants. Vital Records of the Town of Truro, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Boston, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1933), p. 1 From p. 10 of original records: "Lydia Strout ye daughter of Christopher and Sarah Strout was born the two and twentyeth day of September: In ye year 1701"

6 Mar 1706 son Anthony STROUT born at Truro, Mass; died aft 1774 at Cape Elizabeth, Maine; m. Abigail Smalley, 2 Sep 1724 at Cape Cod (Provincetown), Massachusetts [1705 Birth Record Index for son Anthoney] children: 1.Deborah (Debrow) Strout (22 MAR 1725-AFT 10 JUN 1774), 2. Rebecca Strout (21 MAY 1727-3 MAY 1729), 3. Rebecca Strout (21 FEB 1730-), 4.Job Strout (26 MAR 1729-1 SEP 1730), 5. Rebecca Strout (21 FEB 1731-),6. Job Strout (26 MAR 1729-), 7. Daniel Strout (20 FEB 1733-11 JUN 1804), 8. Abigail Strout (17 JUL 1735-)] [Bowman, George Ernest, and Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants. Vital Records of the Town of Truro, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Boston, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1933), p. 1. From p. 10 of original records: "Anthoney Strout ye son of Christopher and Sarah Strout was born the sixth day of march in ye year 1705/6"

26 Oct 1712 Baptism at Truro, Mass. Church Records: “Sarah the wife of Christopher Strout and Joseph Anthony Lydia and Deborah their children” (NEHGS The Mayflower Descendant, Vol 9, p.55)

bef 9 Jul 1714 Christopher STROUT died (age 59) at Truro, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts [She administered Christopher's estate 25 Oct 1716 as Sarah Collins, the "late Sarah Strought," having m. Joseph Collins of Eastham. Buried at Cove Burying Ground. He may have died intestate-the probate records do not indicated that there was a will. The decree by the Probate Judge, John Otis, indicates that Sarah Collins was the Administratrix of the Estate of Christopher Strought, deceased and that she had represented to the Probate Court that the estate was insolvent. The decree by the Probate Judge, John Otis, indicates that Sarah Collins was the Administratrix of the Estate of Christopher Strought, deceased and that she had represented to the Probate Court that the estate was insolvent. The Probate Judge appointed appraisers consisting of Thomas Paine and Joseph Doane to determine if the estate had a value. They reported back to the Court on 8/30/1715 that there were assets of120 pounds, 9 shillings, 3 pence, debts due the estate from "Pticuler Psons" in the amount of 33 pound, 17 shillings, for a total value of the estate of 154 pound, 6 shillings, 3 pence. On 9/8/1715, Sarah Strout Collins attested to "ye truth" of the inventory and promised that if additional "material shall come to her knowledge"..."she will also bring it to this inventory." On 10/25/1716, John Otis, Judge of Probate in Barnstable County issued the following ruling: "Whereas ye Estate of sd Christopher Strought hath been Represented tome to be Insolvent I have therefore ordered sd Estate to be apprized upon oath and have appointed Commissioners to Receive the severall claims of ye creditors to sd Estate as ye Law directs and their report theron together with an Inventory of sd estate being returned to myself with an accompt of ye funerall charges and charge of ye Last sickness & other necessary disbursements out of sd estate and do hereby order and direct you ye sd Sarah Collins Administratrix aforesd and Joseph Collins aforesd to pay out of sd estate to each of the creditors as Followeth, Viz. And forasmuch as some considerable part of ye estate of ye deceased is yet standing out in difecult debts which will require some time to collect and get in, I do therefore allow you eighteen months time next coming to pay ye sd debts In; for all which this shall be your sufficient order. Dated att Barnstable ye 25th day of October In ye third year of His Maj Reign Annoge Domini 1716." John Otis The above was taken from Barnstable Probate Records, Vol. 3, pages 209, 238, and 243, Records Of Barnstable, Massachusetts, transcribed by Robert J. Dunkle from the Gustavus Adolphus Hinckley Collection, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002. [Grave marker]

9 Jul 1715 Christopher STROUT’s estate probated at Provincetown, Barnstable, MA [NEHGS vol 3, p.155; 1915, Vol 69, p. 91.]


9 Jul 1715 Sarah PIKE married (2) Joseph Collins at Eastham, Barnstable, MA [The following record proves that Sarah, wife of Christopher Strout was the same Sarah that married Joseph Collins of Eastham: "Barnstable Probate Court Records", October 25, 1716: "Sarah Collins late Sarah Strought administrator to ye estate of Christopher Strought late of Cape Cod deceased and now wife of Joseph Collins of Eastham." "Beside the gravestone of her son, Christopher Strout, Esq., in the burying ground on Meetinghouse Hill, in what is now South Portland, Maine, stands a small stone, not much larger than many footstones, evidently home-made, with the inscription: "Mrs. Sarah Collins." [NEHGR 79:292] [NEHGS Journal v69-p91, v151-p5] [In Salem Quarterly Court will 9 Oct 1678-29 Nov 1679, Sarah Picke is witness to Ann Condy's will. Ann gives Sarah two porringers. Sarah married (2)(2) before 25 Oct 1716 Joseph Collins of Eastham. He died there ca 1723. She died at Cape Elizabeth and is buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, South Portland, in a lot with her son Christopher.]

25 Oct 1716 Sarah PIKE died (age 61) at Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine; buried at Mount Pleasant C, Meeting House H, South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine [one source says 19 Nov] ["In the burying ground on Meeting House Hill in what is now South Portland ME next to gravestone of her son, Christopher is a small stone not much bigger than a footstone with the inscription Mrs. Sarah Collins" NEHG Register vol 179 p 292] [Sarah died after the Death of Joseph Collins who died in Feb 1723-4 in Cape Elizabeth - NEHGR Journal v79-p292 footnote: Besides the gravestone of her son, Christopher Strout, Esq., in the burying ground on Meeting-house Hill, in what is now South Portland, Me., stands a small stone, not much larger than many footstones, evidently home-made, with the inscription: "Mrs. Sarah Collins."] [The Knowles family of Eastham, Charles Thornton Libby] [Joseph Collins of Eastham and three generations of his descendants, Stanley Newcomb Collins, Jr.] [Grave marker]