Francis Levi Collins

12 January 1862–6 July 1924 (Age 62)
Bruce, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Francis Levi

When Francis Levi Collins was born on 12 January 1862, in Bruce, Ontario, Canada, his father, Edward Alexander Collins, was 29 and his mother, Amanda Collins, was 24. He married Florence Emily Greenup on 9 September 1895, in Cass, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Lake, South Dakota, United States in 1900 and Cass, North Dakota, United States in 1915. He died on 6 July 1924, in Wessington Springs, Jerauld, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Wessington Springs, Jerauld, South Dakota, United States.

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Francis Levi Collins
Florence Emily Greenup
Marriage: 9 September 1895
Malinda Collins
Frances Collins
Elroy H Collins
Hazel Collins
Roy Lester Collins
Emily Ruth Collins
Harriet Maude Collins
Frances L Collins
Alma Collins

Spouse and Children

9 September 1895
Cass, North Dakota, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Alexander Collins


    Amanda Collins





    Thomas Alexander Collins


    David Henry Collins


    Isaac Newton Collins


    Harriett Ann Amelia Maud Collins


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 5

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 19

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Francis L. Collins in household of Edward Collins, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Francis S Collins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank Collins, "United States Census, 1900"

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