John Spink

22 June 1771–22 March 1838 (Age 66)
North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of John

When John Spink was born on 22 June 1771, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Nicholas Spink, was 26 and his mother, Hannah or Anna Boone, was 21. He married Catharine Allen on 27 March 1794, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 22 March 1838, in his hometown, at the age of 66, and was buried in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Spink
1771–1838
Catharine Allen
1775–1864
Marriage: 27 March 1794
Anstress Spink
1795–1880
Mary Ann Spink
1798–1882
Albert Spink
1801–1891
Thomas Gould Allen Spink
1805–1878
Hannah Spink
1806–1895
Catharine Susan Spink
1815–1871

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 March 1794
North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 5

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

Age 5

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1789

Age 18

George Washington elected first president of United States.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Spink in entry for Anstis Allen, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"
  • John Spink, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"
  • John Spink, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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