Fred Daniel Collins

Male4 December 1892–26 June 1972

Brief Life History of Fred Daniel

When Fred Daniel Collins was born on 4 December 1892, his father, Lawrence Collins, was 38 and his mother, Mary Ellen Slisher, was 31. He married Gertrude Lorena Williams on 3 July 1915, in Fulton, Indiana, United States. He lived in Rochester Township, Fulton, Indiana, United States in 1910. He died on 26 June 1972, in Seguin, Guadalupe, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Seaside Memorial Park, Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States.

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Fred Daniel Collins
Gertrude Lorena Williams
Marriage: 3 July 1915

Sources (16)

  • Flard Collins in household of Lawarence Collins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fred Collins, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Fredrick Daniel Collins, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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  • Marriage
    3 July 1915Fulton, Indiana, United States
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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

    Age 2

    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

    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.

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

    Age 21

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

    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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