Hester Brink

about 1747–after 1810 (Age 63)
Deerpark, Orange, New York, United States

The Life of Hester

When Hester Brink was born about 1747, in Deerpark, Orange, New York, United States, her father, Mattheus Lambertsen Brink, was 52 and her mother, Abigail EbbegKen Bell, was 30. She married Paul Tyler in 1772, in Orange, New York Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. She died after 1810, in Sullivan, New York, United States, at the age of 64.

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Paul Tyler
Hester Brink
Marriage: 1772
Elizabeth Tyler
George Tyler
Paul Jr. Tyler
Polly Tyler
Catherine Tyler
Catherine Tyler
Sarah Tyler
William Tyler
Abigail Tyler
Sophia Tyler
Ebenezar Tyler
Timothy Tyler
Amos Tyler

Spouse and Children

Orange, New York Colony, British Colonial America


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World Events (6)


Age 29

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

Age 29

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 34

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, Danish, and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived by a pasture or green, from Middle Low German brinc ‘edge’, ‘slope’, ‘grazing land’, especially a raised meadow in low-lying marshland. In both Danish and Swedish brink is a borrowing of Dutch brinck ‘waterside slope’; in Danish it means ‘where the water runs deep’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hester Brinck, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hester Brink - birth: February 1754; Millville, Sussex, New Jersey, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hester Brink - birth: February 1754; Millville, Sussex, New Jersey, United States

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