Harper Sidi Collins

12 September 1895–7 March 1961 (Age 65)
Anderson, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Harper Sidi

When Harper Sidi Collins was born on 12 September 1895, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, his father, Adolphus Alexander Collins, was 31 and his mother, Margaret "Monte" Elizabeth White, was 30. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Mary Palestine LaBoon. He lived in Liberty, Pickens, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Grove Township, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 7 March 1961, in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Greenville Memorial Gardens, Greenville, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harper Sidi Collins
1895–1961
Mary Palestine LaBoon
1896–1967
Charles Edward Collins
1914–2003
Jessie Woodard Collins
1916–2010
William Joseph Collins
1919–2016

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Male1884–1961Male

    Dessie Collins

    Female1886–1972Female

    Female1886–1972Female

    Ann Elizabeth Collins

    Female1887–Female

    Walter Peyton Collins

    Male1890–1940Male

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 18

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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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Sources (3)

  • Harper Collins in household of Joe A Collins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harper Sidi Collins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harper S Collins, "United States Census, 1930"

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