Pike family, Lubec, ca. 1898

Contributed by Lubec Historical Society

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Captain Moses Pike of Massachusetts sailed into Maine’s easternmost harbor in 1811, settled, and sired one of the most prominent business families of Lubec. The bewhiskered elder Jabez practiced many branches of the mercantile trade, documented by grandson Sumner in the Saturday Evening Post magazine article titled “Grandpa Was a Smuggler,” August 28, 1948.

Rear, Sumner, Albion, Chester, Bion, Jabez Jr. Jacob, Harold. Next row Alger, Aunt Linney, Mary, Captain Jabez Moses Sr (1824-1904), Evelyn, Aunt Lottie, Aunt Mary Pike. Frank Pike in Grampy’s lap. Moses in front of him. Ruth Avery is to the right of Moses.
Front row: Doris, Carleton, Roscoe, Marjorie.

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About This Item

  • Title: Pike family, Lubec, ca. 1898
  • Creation Date: circa 1898
  • Subject Date: circa 1898
  • Town: Lubec
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph on card
  • Dimensions: 13.5 cm x 19.7 cm
  • Local Code: 87 jpg
  • Collection: Anne Pike Rugh
  • Object Type: Image

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Lubec Historical Society
135 Main Street, Lubec, ME 04652

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