William Collins

1807–
Bloxwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Collins was born in 1807, in Bloxwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Collins, was 48 and his mother, Mary, was 47. He married Rebecca Glover on 26 May 1831, in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Walsall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years and Walsall Foreign, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

William Collins
1807–
Rebecca Glover
1813–
Marriage: 26 May 1831
Thomas Collins
1832–1875
Mary Collins
1837–
Sarah Collins
1833–1893
Ann Collins
1838–1898
Caroline Collins
1840–1910
William Collins
1842–1848
Abraham Collins
1844–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 May 1831
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(7)

    Thomas Collins

    Male1832–1875Male

    Female1833–1893Female

    Female1837–Female

    Ann Collins

    Female1838–1898Female

    Female1840–1910Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Collins

    Male1759–Male

    Mary

    Female1760–1816Female

siblings

(11)

    William Collins

    Male1782–Male

    Sarah Collins

    Female1783–1804Female

    Elizabeth Collins

    Female1785–Female

    Diana Collins

    Female1788–Female

    Ann Collins

    Female1792–1794Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 1

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 8

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1843

Age 36

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Collins, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • William Collins, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William Collins, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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