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
1745–1807
Hannah Anna Boone
1749–1842
Marriage: 20 July 1769
Hannah Spink
1770–1835
Gideon Spink
1780–
John Spink
1771–1838
Mary Spink
1773–1851
Samuel Spink
1775–1863
Christopher Spink
1777–1832
Boone Spink
1779–1847
Nicholas Spink
1781–1862
Ann Spink
1783–1825
Lucy Spink
1785–1816
William Spink
1786–1860
Franklin Spink
1788–1862
Martha Spink
1790–1840

Sources (48)

  • 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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World Events (6)

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.

1776

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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