Joseph John Collins

Brief Life History of Joseph John

Joseph John Collins was born on 28 September 1851, in Holmes, Mississippi, United States. He married Isabella Mauenry 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, Karnes, Texas, United States in 1880 and 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 Bell
Marriage: 6 November 1883
Clarence Victor Collins
Varoma Collins
Clyde Collins
Royal Rufus Collins
James Higdon Collins
James Hensley Collins
Lillie Bell Collins

Sources (11)

  • Josephus Collins in household of J G Collins, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joseph J Collins, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Joe Collins, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

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Historical Boundaries: 1854: Karnes, Texas, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

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 The Amendment was later repealed.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

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.

Americanized form of French Colin or Collin and also Collette .

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

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