Edward* Dykes
(Between 1760/1770-)
Peter Dykes
(1797-1885)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Pryor

Peter Dykes

  • Born: 08 Feb 1797, MD 2 3 4 5 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Mary Pryor on 30 May 1817 in Worcester Co., MD 1
  • Died: 02 May 1885, MD
  • Buried: Abt 05 May 1885, Peter Dykes Family Cemetery, Wicomico Co., MD

  

On Aug 2 1833, Peter Dykes purchased for $250, 165a of land in Worcester Co. from Thomas/Sally Hooper and Noah/Ann Ritta Tilghman. Parts of GREAT NECK, WINDERS CHOICE and DIXONS HARD LUCK. (WoLR-AZ:302).

On Feb 3 1838, Peter Dykes purchased for $600, 146a of land in Worcester Co. from Nelly, Davis, Sandy and Hester Prior, land of their father John Prior. Parts of GREAT NECK, SECURITYS ADDITION, RISDONS ADDITION and DIXONS HARD LUCK on the road from Salisbury to Snow Hill. (WoLR-GMH1:187).

On May 1 1841, Peter Dykes purchased for $34, 6 3/4a of land in Worcester Co. from George Parsons of Gordon. Parts of NEVINS ADDITION, RISDONS ADDITION and WINDERS CHOICE (WoLR-GMH4:262).

Peter Dykes will was written Mar 18 1866 and probated in Wicomico Co., MD on May 7 1885 (WiW, ELW1:107).


Peter married Mary Pryor, daughter of John Pryor and Amelia Dixon, on 30 May 1817 in Worcester Co., MD.1 (Mary Pryor was born on 29 Dec 1791 in MD,6 8 9 10 11 died on 13 Jul 1884 in MD and was buried about 16 Jul 1884 in Peter Dykes Family Cemetery, Wicomico Co., MD.)


Sources


1 Worcester Co., MD Marriage Records.

2 1850 MD Census, Listed as age 52 in the 1850 Nutters, Worcester Co., MD Census, born in MD.

3 1860 MD Census, Listed as age 65 in the 1860 Nutters, Worcester Co., MD Census.

4 1870 MD Census, Listed as age 75 in the 1870 Nutters, Wicomico Co., MD Census.

5 1830 MD Census, Listed as age 30-40 in the 1830 District 6, Worcester Co., MD Census.

6 1820 MD Census, Listed as age 16-26 in the 1820 District 5, Worcester Co., MD Census.

7 1880 MD Census, Listed as Petter Dykes, age 83, in Nutters District, Wicomico Co., MD.

8 1850 MD Census, Listed as age 57 in the 1850 Nutters, Worcester Co., MD Census, born in MD.

9 1860 MD Census, Listed as age 70 in the 1860 Nutters, Worcester Co., MD Census.

10 1870 MD Census, Listed as age 77 in the 1870 Nutters, Wicomico Co., MD Census.

11 1880 MD Census, Listed as Mary Dykes, age 89, in Nutters District, Wicomico Co., MD.


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