William Collins

1783–1821 (Age 38)
Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Collins was born in 1783, in Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Collens, was 37 and his mother, Ann Cone, was 33. He married Ann Poyles on 30 April 1804, in Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1821, at the age of 38, and was buried in England, United Kingdom.

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William Collins
Ann Poyles
Marriage: 30 April 1804

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30 April 1804
Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 18

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 25

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 32

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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)

  • William Collins, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • William Collins, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • William Collison, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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