Dorothy Marie Collins

25 November 1921–6 February 1985 (Age 63)
Lincoln, Washington, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Dorothy Marie

When Dorothy Marie Collins was born on 25 November 1921, in Lincoln, Washington, Arkansas, United States, her father, James Francis Marion Collins, was 57 and her mother, Anna Augusta Snodgrass, was 42. She married George Alfred Stanley on 20 August 1938, in Washington, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Illinois Township, Washington, Arkansas, United States in 1930. She died on 6 February 1985, in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Alfred Stanley
Dorothy Marie Collins
Marriage: 20 August 1938
David Ray Stanley

Spouse and Children

20 August 1938
Washington, Arkansas, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Rosa Beda Collins


    George Garvin Collins


    William Frank Collins




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World Events (8)

1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 1

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Dorthy M Callins in household of James F Callins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorothy in entry for Melba Maxine Masters Collins, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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