Rosella Collins

26 November 1889–18 May 1951 (Age 61)
Colfax, Jasper, Iowa, United States

The Life of Rosella

When Rosella Collins was born on 26 November 1889, in Colfax, Jasper, Iowa, United States, her father, John Vernon Collins, was 45 and her mother, Diadema Amy Kartchner, was 40. She married Chauncey Phelps on 3 July 1907, in Jasper, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Jasper, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Washington Township, Jasper, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 18 May 1951, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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Chauncey Phelps
Rosella Collins
Marriage: 3 July 1907
Elmer Phelps

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    Chauncey Phelps



3 July 1907
Jasper, Iowa, United States


    Elmer Phelps


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 17

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Rosella Collins in household of John V Collins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rosilla Collins in household of Verne Collins, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Rosella Collins, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"

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