Nicholas Spink

Male3 March 1745–19 April 1807

Brief Life History 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 Anna Boone on 20 July 1769, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 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
John Spink
Mary Spink
Samuel Spink
Christopher Spink
Boone Spink
Nicholas Spink
Ann Spink
Lucy Spink
William Spink
Franklin Spink
Martha Spink

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"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 July 1769North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (10)

    +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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