Thomas served in the NC Legislature. He also served on the commission which divided Columbus Co. from Bladen Co. and Brunswick Co. Thomas and his wife Rebecca Gore lived on a plantation in the Pireway Section.
Source: " Columbus County, NC, Recollections and Records"
Also:Andrea, Leonardo (Frink folder - South Carolina Collection)
Thomas Frink as NC State Representative from 1809-12 and State Senator from 1821-22, 1823-25 and 1834-5.
Columbus County, North Carolina Abstract of Earliest Deed 1809 - 1819 Books A&B
8 Feb 1815 B-25 Solomon Reaves to Joseph Sowls, quit claim deed by SolomonReaves relinquishing all rights & title to land where Joseph Sowls livescont.150 A. Wit: Thos. Frink & Titus Soles.
Columbus County Deeds.
27 Sep 1820
BENJAMIN LAMBETH SR., to THOMAS FRINK, 27 Sep 1820: $250, 100A. known by name of Raccoon Mill Branch and divided from land of Stephen Lofton on Jeppening? Bluff, now John b. Breward's; devolved to Hosea Picket as an heir at law from estate of William Grissett, deceased and conv. to BENJAMIN LAMBETH SR. by Hosea Picket of New Hanover Co.
Wit: Benjamin Lambeth & Phillip F. Lambeth Aug Term 1833 (E-278)
Earliest Columbus County, NC Deeds
D-453 Page 59
Thomas Frink to Joseph Sowls, 18 Nov 1825, $125, 100 A on Waccamaw River, land which was divided & fell to Hozy Picket from the Estate of William Grisset, Dec'd.
Wit. Joseph F. Long & Reuben Long. Pr. Aug Term 1828.
From Horry Co., SC Deed Book K
251(K104) Thomas Frink to Rebekah Frink, beloved wife. Gift. Negro girl. 13 Apr 1830. S/Thos. Frink. W/D. C. W. Conner, Edward Conner. Aff. Daniel C. W. Conner 13 Apr 1830.
Columbus County, North Carolina, Abstracts of Deed, 1829 - 1840, Book E & F
2 Feb 1832
THOMAS FRINK & REBECKAH FRINK (and their heirs) to WILLIAM D. GORE, 2 Feb 1832; $150, 300 A. adj. Samuel Stephens. Signed by Thos. Frink, Rebekah Frink, William Hickmon, Mary Hickmon & W. M. Frink.
Wit: Thomas Cox & John H. Cade. May Term 1834 (E-349/350)
Vol IV - Abstracts of Deed - 1840 - 1846
1 Jul 1835
THOMAS FRINK to NANCY SUGS, 1 Jul 1835; $50, a tract of land saved by Nathan Benton adj. James Benton (now John Frink's land). Wit: Ellis Lay & Edward C. Gore (G-293/294
14 Mar 1836
THOMAS FRINK to WILLIAM SUGS (Jesse Sug's son), 14 Mar 1836; tract of land adj.Woolf Bay, the Ready Glade, the Gade tract & Wilson Edge. Wit: Ellis Lay & Edward C. Gore. (G0294
5 Aug 1841
THOMAS FRINK, SR., to WILLIAM FRINK Sr., (Brunswick Co.); 5 Aug 1841; BoS, $200, Negro named Sam.
Wit: John Frink & James B. Cox (G-152/153)
5 Aug 1841
THOMAS FRINK, SR. to WILLIAM FRINK, SR. (Brunswick Co) & WILLIAM HICKMAN, SR. (South Carolina), 5 Aug 1841; $700, BoS, negro woman named Judy and her four children, Pember., Jim, Cresse & John.
Witn: James B. Cox & John Frink. G-153/154)
Columbus county Deeds, Vol. H, 1844-1846
10 Jan 1841
THOMAS FRINK (Planter) to WILLIAM HICKMAN (Planter of S. C.), 10 Jan 1841: $50, 170 A in Wild Cattle Branch adj. William Frink's Beach tract & Widow Sugs.
Wit: Ellis Lay & E. F. Hickman. (H-124)
Thomas Frink is Leon Carlisle's 4ggrandfather.
Some records show is birth year as 1775 and year of death as 1843.