Betsey Collins

about 1785–
Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Betsey

When Betsey Collins was born about 1785, in Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Eliphalet Collins Sr, was 41 and her mother, Abigail Abbe, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Eliphalet Collins Sr
1744–1815
Abigail Abbe
1750–1844
Nathaniel Collins
1771–1821
Walter Collins
1779–
Jabez Collins
1782–
Betsey Collins
1785–
Abigail Collins
1774–1858
Ahira Collins
1787–1862
Permelia Collins
1787–
Collins
1787–
Eliphalet Collins Jr
1789–1878
Elcy Collins
1792–1887
Lucy Chapin
1795–1871
Horace Collins
1797–1851
Charles Collins
1802–
Clarinda Collins
1804–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 2

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 3

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.

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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