Mary Ellen Collins

8 October 1849–24 January 1941 (Age 91)
Clark, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

Mary Ellen Collins was born on 8 October 1849, in Clark, Indiana, United States. She had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with James Jesse Spall. She lived in Seymour, Jackson, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Vernon Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States in 1930. She died on 24 January 1941, in Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

James Jesse Spall
Mary Ellen Collins
Armina J "Minnie" Spall
Amos Curtis Spall
Etta May Spall
Myrtle Spall
Canzada Spall
Daniel Branson Spall

Spouse and Children

    James Jesse Spall





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World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 2

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 26

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Ellen Spall in household of Leslie Ross, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary E Spall in household of James J Spall, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary E Spall in household of James Boicourt, "United States Census, 1920"

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