George Randall Collins

26 March 1890–27 June 1964 (Age 74)
Goodwill, Mercer, West Virginia, United States

The Life of George Randall

When George Randall Collins was born on 26 March 1890, in Goodwill, Mercer, West Virginia, United States, his father, Justus Collins, was 32 and his mother, Lucy Gertrude Dent, was 28. He registered for military service in 1907. He died on 27 June 1964, in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Mountain View Memorial Park, Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Justus Collins
1857–1934
Lucy Gertrude Dent
1861–1933
Helen Mae COLLINS
1884–1958
George Randall Collins
1890–1964
Lucy Gertrude COLLINS
1892–1892
Anne Collins
1892–
Phyllis Collins
1893–1964
Amy Whipple COLLINS
1897–1967

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World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 4

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • George Collins in household of Justice A Collins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George R Collins in household of Justin Collins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Randall Collins, "West Virginia Will Books, 1756-1971"

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