Anna Delite Spink

11 February 1842–26 April 1923 (Age 81)
Kane, Illinois, United States

The Life of Anna Delite

When Anna Delite Spink was born on 11 February 1842, in Kane, Illinois, United States, her father, Solomon Gregory Spink, was 31 and her mother, Roxanna Barrus, was 28. She married John Francis Appleby on 16 October 1866, in Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Black Earth, Dane, Wisconsin, United States in 1860 and Wisconsin, United States in 1870. She died on 26 April 1923, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

John Francis Appleby
Anna Delite Spink
Marriage: 16 October 1866
James Percy Appleby
Ruby Grace Appleby
John Roy Appleby

Spouse and Children

16 October 1866
Mazomanie, Dane, Wisconsin Territory, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Solomon Gregory Spink


    Roxanna Barrus




World Events (8)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · Los Angeles Is Incorporated

Age 8

Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850.

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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)

  • Anner Laughlin in household of John Laughlin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Anna D Spink in household of Roxana Spink, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Anna D Appleby in household of John F Appleby, "United States Census, 1870"

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