William G Collins

Male1900–

Brief Life History of William G

When William G Collins was born in 1900, in Brompton, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Henry D. Collins, was 27 and his mother, Mary Annie J Huart, was 26. He lived in Gillingham, Kent, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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William Henry D. Collins
1873–1949
Mary Annie J Huart
1875–1934
William G Collins
1900–

Sources (2)

  • William G Collins in household of William Collins, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • George Collins, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 4

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

1908

Age 8

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 39

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

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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