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.
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 .