Samuel J. Collett, Jr

26 June 1853–28 September 1926 (Age 73)

The Life of Samuel J.

When Samuel J. Collett, Jr was born on 26 June 1853, in Canada, his father, Samuel Collette, was 23 and his mother, Lucinda COMEAU, was 22. He married Delphina Wellcome on 31 July 1875, in Mankato, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States. He lived in Garden City, Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States in 1875 and Centralia, Wood, Wisconsin, United States in 1880. He died on 28 September 1926, in Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Samuel J. Collett, Jr
Julia Ann Quimby Wellcome
Marriage: 1883
Ellick Edmon Collett

Spouse and Children

Blue Earth, Minnesota, United States


    Ellick Edmon Collett


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Collette


    Lucinda COMEAU





    Samuel II COLLETTE


    George COLLETTE


    Charles COLLETTE




+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 11

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a pet form of Coll 1.2 Respelling of French Collet , cognate with 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Collette in household of Julian Welcome, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Samuel Collett in household of Samuel Collett, "Minnesota State Census, 1875"
  • Samuel Collette in household of Samuel Collette, "United States Census, 1870"

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