Arthur Collins

1 June 1888–28 April 1975 (Age 86)
Perry, Illinois, United States

The Life of Arthur

When Arthur Collins was born on 1 June 1888, in Perry, Illinois, United States, his father, William Fillmore Collins, was 32 and his mother, Mary Jane McIntyre, was 26. He married Mabel Irene Ade on 25 September 1908, in Pana, Christian, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Coulterville, Coulterville Election Precinct, Randolph, Illinois Territory, United States in 1900 and Pana, Christian, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 April 1975, in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Pana, Christian, Illinois, United States.

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Arthur Collins
Mabel Irene Ade
Marriage: 25 September 1908
Loyolas Collins
Florence Evelyn Collins
Velma Irene Collins
William Ira Collins
Iula Mae Collins
Cuba Nadine Collins
Doris Collins
Arthur, Jr. Collins
Wanda Jacquelyn Collins
Oma Fae Collins
Agnes Marlene Collins

Spouse and Children

25 September 1908
Pana, Christian, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 4

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 24

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Arthur Collins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Arthur Collins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arthur Callins Or Collins in household of William Callins Or Collins, "United States Census, 1900"

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