Miner Frink

Brief Life History of Miner

When Miner Frink was born on 30 June 1787, in Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Samuel Frink, was 44 and his mother, Sarah Abell, was 39. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Hannah Frink. He died on 30 October 1874, in Rensselaerville, Albany, New York, United States, at the age of 87.

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Miner Frink
Hannah Frink
Mary A. Frink
Almira Frink
Ephraim A. Frink Sr.

Sources (4)

  • Miner Frink, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Miner Frink in entry for Almira Palmer, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"
  • Miner Frink, "New York State Census, 1865"

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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

North German: shortened and altered pet form of the personal name Severin . This surname is found mainly in the Lower Rhine area. Compare Frein and Frings .

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

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