Richard George Collett

10 January 1863–3 August 1932 (Age 69)
Wooburn, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Richard George

When Richard George Collett was born on 10 January 1863, in Wooburn, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Collett, was 20 and his mother, Mary Hancock, was 20. He married Elizabeth Cecilia Hovey on 15 October 1884, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 3 August 1932, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard George Collett
Elizabeth Cecilia Hovey
Marriage: 15 October 1884
Henrietta Leone Collett
Richard George Collett Jr.
Orlando Delorne Collett
Fredrika Mary Collett
Alice Irene Collett
Luella Collett
Annie Collett
June Collett
Jean Collette
Lynn Collett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 October 1884Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 17
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 19
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English: from a pet form of the personal name Col(l), a pet form of Nicholas . There was also a feminine form, Collette, which may also have given rise to a surname. The name could also mean ‘Coll the younger’.American French: variant of Collette .

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

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    Sources (46)

    • R G Collette in entry for Alice Irene New, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Richard George Collett, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Richard George in entry for Deedrick Raymond Robinson and Jean Collette, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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