Earl Burns Collinsworth

14 December 1925–9 October 2002 (Age 76)
Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Earl Burns

When Earl Burns Collinsworth was born on 14 December 1925, in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Russell Anderson Collinsworth, was 32 and his mother, Alma Gertrude Crider, was 31. He married Vella Marlene Christopherson on 15 March 1947, in Fresno, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Ontario, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1944. He died on 9 October 2002, in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Gustine, Merced, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Earl Burns Collinsworth
1925–2002
Vella Marlene Christopherson
1929–2005
Marriage: 15 March 1947
Billy Ray Collinsworth
1948–2021
Daniel Thomas Collinsworth
1958–1958

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 March 1947
Fresno, California, United States
children

(2)

    Billy Ray Collinsworth

    Male1948–2021Male

    Daniel Thomas Collinsworth

    Male1958–1958Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Eunice Junita Collinsworth

    Female1914–1917Female

    Ruth Virginia Collinsworth

    Female1916–1989Female

    Edward Collinsworth

    Male1919–1919Male

    Male1923–1979Male

    Male1925–2002Male

World Events (8)

1927

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 9

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 22

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Collingsworth, itself a variant of Collingwood .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Earl Burns Collinsworth, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Earl Collinsworth, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Burns Collinsworth in household of Russell Collinsworth, "United States Census, 1940"

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