and his wife Mary
had seven of eight children baptised at King’s Lynn between 1706 and 1714. All but one of them were buried there before 1714. The survivor John Pigeon
was probably the “single man” who married Mary Harrison
in 1769, at the age of 57. He died just over two years later, leaving his widow to remarry.
William may have been a brother of Thomas Pigeon of Marham, (see the PIDGEONs of Marham
ab. = about, b. = born, bp. = baptised, bu. = buried, d. = died, m. =