Peter Fink

2 October 1827–28 August 1832 (Age 4)
Rome Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Peter

When Peter Fink was born on 2 October 1827, in Rome Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Martin E Fink, was 23 and his mother, Samantha Bates, was 22. He died on 28 August 1832, at the age of 4.

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Family Time Line

Martin E Fink
1803–1859
Samantha Bates
1805–1889
Polly Minerca Fink
1824–1902
Jemima Fink
1826–1859
Peter Fink
1827–1832
Nancy Sophia Fink
1829–1900
Warren Bates Fink
1832–1922
John W Fink
1834–1861
Peter Z Fink
1837–
Charles G Fink
1839–1859
James Palmer Fink
1842–1875
Martin E. Fink
1845–1862
Rodman L Fink
1847–1850

Parents and Siblings

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+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 3
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail
Age 3
Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1830 · The Indian Removal Act
Age 3
In a negotiation with the southern Native American Tribes, Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act which exchanged lands with the Native Tribes. The Act was supported mainly in the south, but the tribes showed resistance and ultimately were forcibly removed from their lands. The relocation of the tribes was later known as the Trail of Tears.

Name Meaning

German, Slovenian, English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a lively and cheerful person, or, in the case of the Jewish name, an ornamental name, from a Germanic word meaning ‘finch’ ( see Finch ). As a Slovenian surname, it may also be a translation into German of the Slovenian surname Šinkovec (from an old spelling of ščinkovec or ščinkavec ‘finch’).

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

Possible Related Names

Finch
Finck
Fincke
Finke
Finkel
Finks
Seba
Vink

Sources (3)

  • Peter Fink in household of Martin Fink, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Census: U.S., Pennsylvania, Crawford, Rome Twp., 1860
  • Census: U.S., Pennsylvania, Crawford, Rome Twp., 1850

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