Rebecca F Brink

Female20 April 1807–14 August 1863

Brief Life History of Rebecca F

When Rebecca F Brink was born on 20 April 1807, in Ulster, New York, United States, her father, Robert Livingston Brink, was 21 and her mother, Elisabeth Van Valkenburg, was 19. She married Richard Lewis on 1 January 1825, in Saugerties, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died on 14 August 1863, in New York, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Lewis
Rebecca F Brink
Marriage: 1 January 1825
Jacob Richley Lewis
Sarah l. Lewis
Margaret Maria Lewis
Eliza Ann Lewis
Marietta Lewis
James William Lewis
George Henry Lewis
Edward Lewis

Sources (9)

  • Rebecca Lewis in household of Richard Lewis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rebecca Valkenburg Brink, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • Rebecca Brink, "New York, Marriages, 1686-1980"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1825Saugerties, Saugerties, Ulster, New York, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.


    Age 5

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

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 18

    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.

    Name Meaning

    North German; Danish and Swedish (of German origin): topographic name for someone who lived by a pasture or green, from Middle Low German brinc ‘hill, edge, slope, grazing land’, especially a raised meadow in low-lying marshland. Swedish name is ornamental.

    Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by the brink, which is in the central and east Netherlands the name of the common area in the centre of the village, the village square. Compare Vandenbrink .

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

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