Algar Collins

Brief Life History of Algar

When Algar Collins was born on 6 March 1936, in Knott, Kentucky, United States, his father, Arthur Collins, was 31 and his mother, Rachel Young, was 26. He had at least 1 son with Margaret Alice Bolt. He lived in Magisterial District 2, Knott, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 10 September 2018, at the age of 82, and was buried in Little Memory Church Cemetery, Sunman, Adams Township, Ripley, Indiana, United States.

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Algar Collins
1936–2018
Margaret Alice Bolt
1939–2000
Keith Andy Collins
1964–2007

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  • Alger Collins in household of Arthur Collins, "United States Census, 1940"

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

1937 · Fort Knox Gold Depository Built

In 1937, the famous Fort Knox depository was built. The depository holds more than 147.3 million ounces of gold. It doesn't produce it though. The gold is hardly ever removed from the depository except small amounts to check the purity. There are so many guards that it is virtually impossible to get into, without permission.

1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

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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