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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Family Time Line

Francis Levi Collins
1862–1924
Florence Emily Greenup
1876–1958
Marriage: 9 September 1895
Malinda Collins
1896–
Frances Collins
1896–
Elroy H Collins
1906–
Hazel Collins
1915–1986
Roy Lester Collins
1898–1972
Emily Ruth Collins
1900–1981
Harriet Maude Collins
1901–1973
Frances L Collins
1906–
Alma Collins
1907–1980

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 September 1895
Cass, North Dakota, United States
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

    Edward Alexander Collins

    Male1832–1907Male

    Amanda Collins

    Female1838–1894Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1862–1924Male

    Thomas Alexander Collins

    Male1863–1923Male

    David Henry Collins

    Male1865–1920Male

    Isaac Newton Collins

    Male1866–1942Male

    Harriett Ann Amelia Maud Collins

    Female1872–1939Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

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.

Possible Related Names

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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