Benjamin Pink

1844–28 November 1926 (Age 82)
Chawton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Benjamin

When Benjamin Pink was born in 1844, in Chawton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Pink, was 46 and his mother, Sarah Garnett, was 44. He married Agnes Williams on 29 September 1862. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 28 November 1926, in Victoria, Australia, at the age of 82, and was buried in Victoria, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Pink
Agnes Williams
Marriage: 29 September 1862
Agnes Mary Pink
about 1862–1934
William Pink
Kate Pink

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 September 1862
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Gold found in Port Phillip.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 10
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 23
    End of transportation to Western Australia.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for a chirpy person, from Middle English pink(e), pinch (Old English pinc(a)) ‘chaffinch’.English: possibly a nickname for a physically small person, from an unrecorded Middle English pink.German: nickname for a blacksmith, from an onomatopoeic word imitating the sound of hammering which was perceived as pink(e)pank.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (5)

    • Benj'N. Pink, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Benjamin Pink in household of William Pink, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Benjamin Pink, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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