Joseph John Collins

28 September 1851–5 September 1910 (Age 58)
Holmes, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Joseph John

When Joseph John Collins was born on 28 September 1851, in Holmes, Mississippi, United States, his father, Caul John Collins, was 29 and his mother, Mary (Peggy) Harrison, was 25. He married Isabella Mauenry ( Minnie) Bell on 6 November 1883, in Wilson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Gonzales, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 5 September 1910, in Kenedy, Karnes, Texas, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Kenedy, Karnes, Texas, United States.

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Joseph John Collins
Isabella Mauenry ( Minnie) Bell
Marriage: 6 November 1883
Clarence Victor Collins
Varoma Collins
Clyde Collins
Royal Rufus Collins
James H. Collins
James Hensley Collins
Lillie Bell Collins

Spouse and Children

6 November 1883
Wilson, Texas, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Caul John Collins


    Mary (Peggy) Harrison




World Events (8)


Age 10

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 16

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coileáin and Mac Coileáin ( see Cullen 1).2 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Col(l)in, a pet form of Coll , itself a short form of Nicholas .3 Americanized form of French Colin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joe J Collins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Josephus J Collins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph J Collins, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

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