Nicholas Spink

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

The Life 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 or Anna 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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Family Time Line

Nicholas Spink
1745–1807
Hannah or Anna Boone
1749–1842
Marriage: 20 July 1769
Hannah Spink
1770–1835
John Spink
1771–1838
Mary Spink
1773–1851
Samuel Spink
1775–1863
Christopher Spink
1777–1832
Boone Spink
1779–1847
Nicholas Spink
1781–1862
Lucy Spink
1782–1853
Ann Spink
1783–1825
Lucy Spink
1785–1816
William Spink
1786–1860
Franklin Spink
1788–1862
Martha Spink
1790–1840

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 July 1769
North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
children

(13)

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 31

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 31

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1780 · French Occupy Newport

Age 35

During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English spink ‘chaffinch’ (probably of imitative origin), hence a nickname bestowed on account of some fancied resemblance to the bird.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nicholas Spink in entry for Martha Spink, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"
  • Nicholas Spink, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"
  • Nicholas Spink in entry for Mary Spink, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"

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