Amanda Collins

27 March 1759–15 December 1830 (Age 71)
Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Amanda

When Amanda Collins was born on 27 March 1759, in Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Cyprian Collins, was 26 and her mother, Azuba Gibbs, was 24. She married Joseph Brooks in 1778, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 15 December 1830, in East Bloomfield, Ontario, New York, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Old Middle Street Cemetery, Goshen, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Brooks
1754–1808
Amanda Collins
1759–1830
Marriage: 1778
Harvey Brooks
1779–1873
Leman Brooks
1781–1839
Birdsey Brooks
1783–1851
John Brooks
1784–
Nancy Brooks
1786–1879
Hiram Brooks
1788–
Collins
1791–
Philo
1793–
Ira Brooks
1795–1839
Clarissa Brooks
1799–1865
Homer
1799–1836
Fabius Brooks
1802–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1778
Connecticut, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 17

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 17

New York is the 11th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 22

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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)

  • Amanda in entry for Clarissa Brooks, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Amanda in entry for Fabius Brooks, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Amanda in entry for Philo Brooks, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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