Morris Collins

13 April 1895–27 December 1964 (Age 69)
Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Morris

When Morris Collins was born on 13 April 1895, in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States, his father, James H. Collins, was 38 and his mother, Mary Ann Mullins, was 30. He married Lula L Young on 29 January 1918, in Bell, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Magisterial District 3, Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Livingston, Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 27 December 1964, in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States.

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Morris Collins
Lula L Young
Marriage: 29 January 1918

Spouse and Children


    Lula L Young


29 January 1918
Bell, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James H. Collins


    Mary Ann Mullins




    Lora Susan Collins



    Elijah Collins


    Bessie Collins


    Oma C. Collins


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 5

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Morris Collins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Morris Collins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Morris Collins in household of James Collins, "United States Census, 1900"

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