Lessie Collins

1918–1922 (Age 3)
Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lessie

When Lessie Collins was born on 13 May 1918, in Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States, her father, Noah Washington Collins, was 29 and her mother, Pearlie Mae Hiatt, was 22. She died on 3 March 1922, in Stewarts Creek Township, Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 3, and was buried in Community Baptist Church Cemetery, Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Noah Washington Collins
Pearlie Mae Hiatt
Early Franklin Collins
Louella Collins
Martha Ann Collins
Lessie Collins
Bessie Mae Collins
Daisy Virginia Collins
James Monroe Collins
Dorothy Marie Collins
Earnest Richard Collins
Elsie Lorine Collins
William Allen Collins
Delmar Ramsey Collins

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World Events (3)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 2

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Lessie Collins in household of Noah Collins, "United States Census, 1920"

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