Zoa Collins

1898–
United States

The Life of Zoa

When Zoa Collins was born in 1898, in United States, her father, Ira L. Collins, was 36 and her mother, Arminda 'Minnie' Stevens, was 30. She lived in North Elba, Essex, New York, United States in 1905.

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Family Time Line

Ira L. Collins
1862–
Arminda 'Minnie' Stevens
1868–1916
Lyman Collins
1890–
Charles Collins
1892–
Iva Collins
1897–
Zoa Collins
1898–
Raymond Collins
1904–1916
Eva Mae Collins
1905–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 0

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 19

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1929

Age 31

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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 (1)

  • Zoa Collins in household of Ira Collins, "New York State Census, 1905"

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