Charles Franklin Collins

12 July 1791–20 October 1865 (Age 74)
Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of Charles Franklin

When Charles Franklin Collins was born on 12 July 1791, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, Timothy Collins, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth T Franklin, was 36. He had at least 2 sons with Mary Elizabeth Forney. He died on 20 October 1865, in Allegheny Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Charles Franklin Collins
1791–1865
Mary Elizabeth Forney
1801–1831
John Forney Collins
1819–1868
Timothy Collins
1821–1909

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

    John Forney Collins

    Male1819–1868Male

    Male1821–1909Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    James Franklin Collins

    Male1785–1868Male

    Male1791–1865Male

    Hannah Collins

    Female1793–1855Female

    Elizabeth Ann Collins

    Female1794–1860Female

    Rebecca Collins

    Female1800–1820Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 9

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.
1812

Age 21

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coileáin and Mac Coileáin ( see Cullen 1).2 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Col(l)in, a pet form of Coll , itself a short form of Nicholas .3 Americanized form of French Colin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Charles Collins in entry for Timothy Collins, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"

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