Eliza Collins

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

The Life 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 Stewart, was 19. 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.

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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

    William C. George



21 November 1839
Henry, Missouri, United States


    Mary Jane George


    John L. George


    Sidney George


    William G. George


Parents and Siblings

    William J Collins


    Margaret Stewart





    Sarah or Sally Collins


    Nancy Ann Collins



    Susan Collins


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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

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)

  • 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"

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