Daniel and his probable sister, Margaret (Spike) Slocum of NY & VT -- their father probably died when the kids were young, and their mother re-married (thereby acquiring another surname).
The Collections of the Connecticut Historical Society, Vol. X, "Rolls of Connecticut Men in the French and Indian War," Vol II, 1758-1762, by Albert C. Bates, pages 156-158 list the men in the Eighth Company, commanded by Capt. Archibald McNeal.On page 158 it lists...[ ]aniel Spike, Killed July 26 .It appears that this company was from New Haven, CT.
Was this Daniel SPIKE the father of Daniel and Margaret Spike?Was the family originally of New Haven, CT?