Tenetta Maria Spink

Female22 February 1824–1 September 1874

Brief Life History of Tenetta Maria

When Tenetta Maria Spink was born on 22 February 1824, in Hanover, Chautauqua, New York, United States, her father, Buckley Spink, was 30 and her mother, Amy Mosier, was 28. She died on 1 September 1874, in Montgomery Township, Wood, Ohio, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Wood, Ohio, United States.

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Buckley Spink
Amy Mosier
James Ripley Spink
Tenetta Maria Spink
Adelia Spink
Solon Spink
Emeline Spink
Volney Spink
Amy Ann Spink
Emma J Spink

Sources (5)

  • Maria Spink in household of Buckley Spink, "United States Census, 1870"
  • L.M. Spink, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Mariah Spink in household of Buckley Spink, "United States Census, 1850"

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World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 3

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.


Age 22

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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.

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