Charles F Brink

July 1877–1953 (Age 75)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Charles F

When Charles F Brink was born in July 1877, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Aaron Brink, was 33 and his mother, Mary Ann Ulmer, was 31. He married Martha E Hyde about 1903, in New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Frenchtown, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States for about 40 years. He died in 1953, in Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 76.

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Charles F Brink
Martha E Hyde
Marriage: about 1903
Raymond Brink
William Brink
Hazel W Brink
Carrie Brink

Spouse and Children

about 1903
New Jersey, United States



    Hazel W Brink


    Carrie Brink


    William Brink


Parents and Siblings

    Aaron Brink


    Mary Ann Ulmer




    Oliver T. Brink


    Elizabeth M Brink


    Ulysus W Brink



World Events (8)


Age 2

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 26

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles F Brink in household of Aaron Brink, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles F Brink in household of Aaron Brink, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles R Brink, "United States Census, 1920"

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