Mary Thomas Collins

Brief Life History of Mary Thomas

When Mary Thomas Collins was born on 16 October 1899, in Northampton, Virginia, United States, her father, Ellison Colllins, was 36 and her mother, Margaret Abbott, was 32. She married Richard Francis Warren on 8 December 1923, in Northampton, Virginia, United States. She lived in Capeville, Northampton, Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Cape Charles, Northampton, Virginia, United States in 1930. She died on 30 August 1966, in Nassawadox, Northampton, Virginia, United States, at the age of 66.

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Richard Francis Warren
Mary Thomas Collins
Marriage: 8 December 1923

Sources (8)

  • Mary C Warren in household of Richard F Warren, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Thomas Collins, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Mary Collins Warren, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1901 · Maggie Lena Walker Opens Bank

Maggie Lena Walker was the first African American and woman to open a bank. She opened the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank on August 20, 1901. She encouraged the young people to start saving their pennies in her bank and when they hit a hundred pennies they could start a bank account with the bank.


U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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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