Vernon C. Collins

25 February 1892–1 September 1973 (Age 81)
Bainbridge Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Vernon C.

When Vernon C. Collins was born on 25 February 1892, in Bainbridge Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States, his father, Charles Summers Collins, was 39 and his mother, Lettice ( Lettie) R. Robbins, was 36. He married Gertrude L Henshaw on 21 June 1922, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Bainbridge, Geauga, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. He died on 1 September 1973, in Bainbridge Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Bainbridge, Geauga, Ohio, United States.

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Vernon C. Collins
Gertrude L Henshaw
Marriage: 21 June 1922
Ruth L Collins
Charles T Collins

Spouse and Children

21 June 1922
Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States



    Charles T Collins


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Summers Collins


    Lettice ( Lettie) R. Robbins




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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 6

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Vernon C Collins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Vernon Collins in household of Charles Collins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Vernon C Collins in household of Charles S Collins, "United States Census, 1900"

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