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
1806–1894
Eliza Collins
1824–1848
Marriage: 21 November 1839
Mary Jane George
1840–1887
John L. George
1842–1894
Sidney George
1845–
William G. George
1847–1917

Spouse and Children

    William C. George

    Male1806–1894Male

    Female1824–1848Female

MARRIAGE
21 November 1839
Henry, Missouri, United States
children

(4)

    Mary Jane George

    Female1840–1887Female

    John L. George

    Male1842–1894Male

    Sidney George

    Female1845–Female

    William G. George

    Male1847–1917Male

Parents and Siblings

    William J Collins

    Male1799–1855Male

    Margaret Stewart

    Female1805–1860Female

siblings

(15)

    Female1824–1848Female

    Sarah or Sally Collins

    Female1825–Female

    Nancy Ann Collins

    Female1826–1884Female

    Female1827–1895Female

    Susan Collins

    Female1829–Female

+10 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

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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