Elizabeth Collins

1842–
Patrick, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Collins was born in 1842, in Patrick, Virginia, United States, her father, Francis Marion Collins, was 29 and her mother, Sally S. Clark, was 27. She lived in Stokes, North Carolina, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Francis Marion Collins
1813–
Sally S. Clark
1815–
Robert Samuel Collins
1842–1909
Elizabeth Collins
1842–
Susan Collins
1848–
Samual Collins
1846–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Robert Samuel Collins

    Male1842–1909Male

    Female1842–Female

    Samual Collins

    Male1846–Male

    Female1848–Female

World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 2

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 33

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became 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)

  • Eleza Collins in household of Seton Collins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Collins in household of Frances Collins, "United States Census, 1850"

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