Brink Family of Vermont, Ill, and California.
I am looking for the Ancestors of Washington Perry brink, founder of Brink's Inc. His father was Horace Wright Brink (b. 1800) and grandfather was William (Oliver possibly) Brink (b 1769) of Vermont. Perry Brink left Vermont by 1859 to Chicago to start Brink's Chicago City Express.
William's father may have a Joel Brink and he may have shortened the name from de Brink, van de Brink , or something similar.