Henry M. Collins Jr.

1747–12 July 1812 (Age 65)
Kennett Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Henry M.

When Henry M. Collins Jr. was born in 1747, in Kennett Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Henry Collins, was 27 and his mother, Hannah Hickman Hunt, was 26. He married Elizabeth E. Mendenhall in 1768, in Kennett Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Pennsbury MM, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1790. He died on 12 July 1812, in Franklin Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Henry M. Collins Jr.
1747–1812
Elizabeth E. Mendenhall
1750–1827
Marriage: 1768
Hannah ANN Collins
1770–1855
Martha Collins
1772–1843
Henry Collins III
1774–1851
Rachel Collins
1778–1841

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1768Kennett Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (6)

    1776
    Age 29
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 29
    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
    1783 · A Free America
    Age 36
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 107617;2007: 238564; 2010: 329770)English: variant of Colin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.Irish and Manx: shortened Anglicized from Ó Coileáin, compare Cullen , or in Man or west Ulster shortened from Mac Coileáin, compare McQuillan and McCallion . The genitival -s is a local addition to Collin and variants after the surname was Anglicized.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Colin
    Kolenc
    Callins
    Collings

    Sources (18)

    • Henry Collins, "United States Census, 1810"
    • Henry Collins in entry for Betty Mendenhall, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"
    • Henry Collins, "United States Census, 1790"

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