Eliza Collins

12 August 1824–11 February 1848 (Age 23)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Eliza

When Eliza Collins was born on 12 August 1824, in Virginia, United States, her father, William J Collins, was 25 and her mother, Margaret Cybord, was 14. She married William C. George on 21 November 1839, in Henry, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Springfield Township, Henry, Missouri, United States in 1860. She died on 11 February 1848, at the age of 23, and was buried in Calhoun, Henry, Missouri, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Eliza? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William C. George
Eliza Collins
Marriage: 21 November 1839
Mary Jane George
John L. George
Sidney George
William G. George

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 November 1839Henry, Missouri, United States
  • Children


    Parents and Siblings



    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1829 · Missouri State Library
    Age 5
    The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
    1831 · Dedication of Jackson County
    Age 7
    In August 1831, Latter-day Saint Sidney Rigdon dedicated Jackson County, Missouri, for the gathering place of Zion.

    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.

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (3)

    • Delia George in household of W C George, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Elizabeth George in household of Elberton C George, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Eliza Collins George, "Find A Grave Index"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.