Henry Ranse Collins

Male20 January 1875–20 August 1952

Brief Life History of Henry Ranse

Henry Ranse Collins was born on 20 January 1875, in Arkansas, United States as the son of Rancom Collins and Martha Garrett. He had at least 1 daughter with Adaline Smith. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Lynn, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 20 August 1952, in Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Levelland, Hockley, Texas, United States.

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Henry Ranse Collins
Adaline Smith
Mary Magdeline Simpson

Sources (5)

  • Henry R Collins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Henry Ranse Collins, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Henry Ransom Collins in entry for Mary Magdeline Simpson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 8

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Colin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Irish and Manx: shortened Anglicized from Ó Coileáin, compare Cullen , or in Man or west Ulster shortened from Mac Coileáin, compare McQuillan and McCallion . The genitival -s is a local addition to Collin and variants after the surname was Anglicized.

Americanized form of French Colin or Collin and also Collette .

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

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