Francis Albert Collis

Brief Life History of Francis Albert

When Francis Albert Collis was born on 4 March 1872, in Madison, Indiana, United States, his father, Joseph Collis, was 38 and his mother, Rebecca Sampson, was 33. He married Bessie Mae R D Proctor on 30 July 1898, in Tipton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Madison Township, Tipton, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Tipton, Indiana, United States for about 2 years. He died on 21 October 1940, in Tipton, Tipton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Elwood Cemetery, Elwood, Pipe Creek Township, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Albert Collis
1872–1940
Bessie Mae R D Proctor
1877–1917
Marriage: 30 July 1898
Donald Claude Collis
1900–1968
Mary Margaret Peach- Marie Collis
1903–
Nora E Collis
1905–
Gadis Kenneth Collis
1907–1911
Ervin Wesley Collis
1908–1943
Collis
1911–1911
Violet Lavon Collis
1913–2005

Sources (14)

  • Francis Collis in household of Joseph Collis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Frank Collis, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Frank Albert Collins, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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.

1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Coles .

Scottish and Irish: variant of Collins .

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

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