Chrissie May Brink

25 December 1896–5 July 1962 (Age 65)
Penfield, Huston Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Chrissie May

When Chrissie May Brink was born on 25 December 1896, in Penfield, Huston Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Daniel M. John Brink, was 44 and her mother, Sarah A Hopkins, was 30. She lived in Huston Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Goshen Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died on 5 July 1962, in DuBois, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in DuBois, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frank Sylvester Hauck
1895–1940
Chrissie May Brink
1896–1962

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel M. John Brink

    Male1852–Male

    Sarah A Hopkins

    Female1866–1922Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 9

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, Danish, and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived by a pasture or green, from Middle Low German brinc ‘edge’, ‘slope’, ‘grazing land’, especially a raised meadow in low-lying marshland. In both Danish and Swedish brink is a borrowing of Dutch brinck ‘waterside slope’; in Danish it means ‘where the water runs deep’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Crissie M Brink in household of Sarah A Brink, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Crissie M Brink in household of Sarah A Brink, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Chrissie M Hauck in household of Frank S Hauck, "United States Census, 1930"

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