Elizabeth Collin

7 September 1799–25 July 1867 (Age 67)
Newton, Lincolnshire, England

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Collin was born on 7 September 1799, in Newton, Lincolnshire, England, her father, William Collin, was 25 and her mother, Ann Foster, was 20. She married John Thomas Gillins on 12 June 1826, in Osbournby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Osbournby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 25 July 1867, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Parowan City Cemetery, Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States.

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John Thomas Gillins
Elizabeth Collin
Marriage: 12 June 1826
John Gillins
Thomas Gillins
William Gillins
Ann Gillins
Smith Gillins
James Gillins
Henry Gillins
Sarah Ann Gillins
Henry Gillins
Robert Collon Gillins

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  • Marriage
    12 June 1826Osbournby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 1
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 2
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 20
    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. 

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Lucien, Marcel, Leonide, Andre, Armand, Camille, Emile, Fernand, Firmin, Francois, Ghislaine, Normand.English, French, Walloon, and Breton: variant of Colin . This surname is also found in the Flemish part of Belgium.German: variant of Kollin and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.

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

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    Story Highlight

    PERSONAL HISTORY OF SARAH ANN GILLINS compiled by Reginald John Eyre

    Sarah Ann Gillins Eyre, daughter of John and Elizabeth Collins Gillins, was born on April 11, 1839, in Osbournby, Lincolnshire, England. She was the only daughter of eight children, and in the year of …

    Sources (24)

    • Elizabeth Gillins in household of John Gillins, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • unknown in entry for Henry Gillins, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Elizabeth Gilians, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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