Eliza Collins

5 March 1817–13 October 1888 (Age 71)
Spencer, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Eliza

When Eliza Collins was born on 5 March 1817, in Spencer, Kentucky, United States, her father, Allen Andrew Collins, was 20 and her mother, Mary Broady, was 27. She married Abraham Hunsaker on 3 January 1833, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Calls Fort, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 13 October 1888, in Honeyville, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Hunsaker
Eliza Collins
Marriage: 3 January 1833
Jacob Hunsaker
Mary Jane Hunsaker
Elizabeth Collins Hunsaker
Lewis Jones Hunsaker
Allen Collins Hunsaker
Sarah Vallum Hunsaker
Nephi Collins Hunsaker
Abraham Hunsaker Jr.
Isaac Collins Hunsaker
Israel Hunsaker
Franklin Collins Hunsaker
Eliza Hunsaker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 January 1833Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1818 · Jackson Purchase
    Age 1
    The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    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. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 19
    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

    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.Americanized form of French Colin or Collin and also Collette .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Father Abraham Song

    FATHER ABRAHAM SONG TO THE TUNE OF “SOLOMON LEVI” His name was Abraham Hunsaker, he was born in Illinois He married Eliza Collins, when he was but a boy--- He joined the Church near Nauvoo, because …

    Sources (30)

    • 1860 United States Census for Eliza Collins Hunsaker
    • Eliza Collins in entry for Eliza Hunsaker Hamson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • 1870 United States Census for Eliza Collins Hunsaker in household of Mary Hunsaker

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