Ann Collins

14 November 1818–28 November 1880 (Age 62)
Heaton Moor, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Collins was born on 14 November 1818, in Heaton Moor, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Collins, was 43 and her mother, Nancy Ann Morton Ellison, was 38. She married William Robinson Jr on 21 July 1844, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Stockport, Cheshire, England in 1861 and Magna, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 28 November 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States.

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William Robinson Jr
Ann Collins
Marriage: 21 July 1844
Thomas Robinson
Eliza Robinson
John Robinson
Alice Robinson
William Robinson Jr.

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 1
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
Age 15
The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 18
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

(1997: 107617;2007: 238564; 2010: 329770)English: variant of Colin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.Irish and Manx: shortened Anglicized from Ó Coileáin, compare Cullen , or in Man or west Ulster shortened from Mac Coileáin, compare McQuillan and McCallion . The genitival -s is a local addition to Collin and variants after the surname was Anglicized.

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

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Sources (26)

  • Ann Robinson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Ann Collins in entry for John Robinson and Lila Smith, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Ann Robinson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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