Nicholas Spink

Brief Life History of Nicholas

When Nicholas Spink was born on 3 March 1745, in North Kingstown, Kings, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, his father, John Spink, was 44 and his mother, Hannah Carpenter, was 36. He married Hannah Anna Boone on 20 July 1769, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 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 Anna Boone
Marriage: 20 July 1769
Hannah Spink
Gideon Spink
John Spink
Mary Spink
Samuel Spink
Christopher Spink
Boone Spink
Nicholas Spink
Ann Spink
Lucy Spink
William Spink
Franklin Spink
Martha Spink

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  • Nicholas Spink, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Nicholas Spinke, "Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916"
  • Nicholas Spink, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"

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1763 · First Synagogue in America

The first Jewish Synagogue in America was built in Newport, Rhode Island in 1763. It still stands today, making it the oldest synagogue in the United States.


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1780 · French Occupy Newport

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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