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SPINK - BROOKS Bible

In a message dated 12/26/2008 12:54:16 PM Eastern Standard Time, rodopat@juno.com writes:

I was just entering the Spink Bible into my family records. One of my uncles married the great granddaughter of George and
Ella Spink.
Pat Wainwright

 GEORGE & ELLA SPINK'S BIBLE, DECEMBER 1890

Births:

George Calvin   2 April 1858

Ella Almeda BROOKS   8 May 1856

Harold F. Spink   30 Nov 1891

Master George Calvin 4 Jan 1917, 9:30 AM, wgt 7½ lbs.

Marriages:

Harold C. F. SPINK m. 19 Dec 1915 to Cora JUDISON (Judson)

Deaths:

Asa G. Brooks d. 18 Dec 1908 (father of Ella)

Mrs. Anna E. CRIDDLE d. 23 Nov 1916 (sister of Ella)

Mrs. Ella A. SPINK d. 5 Aug 1929

 Baptism:

Miss Ella A. BROOKS  19 Feb 1888

Bible now owned by Hank and Mary Pratt Wilson
 

I am not sure where they lived.  I'll need to do some research.
Ella and George Spink are buried in Woodlawn.
Some place I got the idea they were originally from either Bradford or Tioga, Pa.
I found Asa Brooks and family including Ella Almeda listed as Almeda in 1860 census.
The Brooks were living in Baldwin, N. Chemung.
George C. was listed in the 1880, 1891, 1917 City of Elmira Directories.
So I guess you could link the Spink Bible to Elmira.  At one time Calvin Spink
lived in town of Horseheads on the Middle or Ridge Road.  When he died he
was living in Wellsburg.  Now here is where it gets good: my grandmother married
Calvin Spink as 2nd husband, grandson of George and Ella Spink; my uncle/grandmother's son
married granddaughter of Calvin Spink.
Pat
 

Chemung County NY

Published On 27 MAY 2009
By Joyce M. Tice