Silas Spink

23 August 1757–9 October 1830 (Age 73)
North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Silas

When Silas Spink was born on 23 August 1757, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Ishmael Spink, was 26 and his mother, Waite Spencer, was 22. He married Marbra D Briggs in 1818, in Milo, Yates, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 9 October 1830, in Milo, Yates, New York, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Grove Mount Cemetery, Himrod, Milo, Yates, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Silas Spink
1757–1830
Marbra D Briggs
1784–1870
Marriage: 1818
Mary A Spink
1819–1909
Silas W Spink
1825–1897

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1818Milo, Yates, New York, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (15)

    +10 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1776
    Age 19
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · Rhode Island Declares Independence
    Age 19
    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 23
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Pink
    Spinks

    Sources (6)

    • Silas Spink, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
    • Silas Spink, "New York, Yates County, Swann Vital Records Collection, 1723-2009"
    • Silas Spink in entry for Marbra D Spink, "New York, Yates County, Swann Vital Records Collection, 1723-2009"

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