Nicholas Spink

3 March 1745–19 April 1807 (Age 62)
North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Nicholas

When Nicholas Spink was born on 3 March 1745, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, John Spink, was 44 and his mother, Hannah Carpenter, was 36. He married Hannah Boone on 20 July 1769, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 19 April 1807, in Kingston, South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 62.

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Nicholas Spink
Hannah Boone
Marriage: 20 July 1769
Hannah Spink
John Spink
Mary Spink
Samuel Spink
Christopher Spink
Boone Spink
Nicholas Spink
Lucy Spink
Ann Spink
Lucy Spink
William Spink
Franklin Spink
Martha Spink

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 July 1769North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (6)

    Age 31
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · Rhode Island Declares Independence
    Age 31
    Rhode Island declares independence from Great Britain on May 4, 1776, making it the first colony to do so officially.
    1780 · French Occupy Newport
    Age 35
    During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish (Angus): nickname from Middle English spink ‘chaffinch, finch’ (probably of imitative origin), bestowed on account of some fancied resemblance to the bird. Compare Pink .

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

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    Sources (47)

    • Nicholas Spink in entry for Nicholas B. Spink, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
    • Nicholas in entry for Jonathan Reynolds, "Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916"
    • Nicholas Spink, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"

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