Mrs Jessie Mary Pike was born at Campbell Town, Tasmania, on 14 May 1857 to Charles Barnard Fletcher (1829-1859) and his wife Hannah Gatenby. Jessie Fletcher married physician and surgeon Charles James Pike on 29 Mar 1883 at St Thomas' Church, Avoca. They had six children between 1884 and 1897. Jessie died aged 71 on 2 Mar 1929 at 1 Frederick Street, Launceston. She was buried at Carr Villa, Section B1 No. 26, with her husband who had died on 15 Feb 1912.