April 1817–December 1867 (Age 50)
Nenagh, County Tipperary, Ireland
When Richard Collins was born in April 1817, in Nenagh, County Tipperary, Ireland, his father, Edward Collins, was 42 and his mother, Deborah Lewis, was 37. He married Catherine Mc Munn in 1837, in Huron-Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He died in December 1867, at the age of 50, and was buried in Huron-Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.