Richard Franklin Collins

1947–2009 (Age 61)
Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Richard Franklin

When Richard Franklin Collins was born on 1 May 1947, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, his father, Jonas Franklin Collins, was 40 and his mother, Oma Vernice White, was 30. He died on 20 February 2009, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Jonas Franklin Collins
1907–1963
Oma Vernice White
1916–1993
Richard Franklin Collins
1947–2009

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 1

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.
1959 · Research Triangle Park Opens

Age 12

High-tech growth happened when in 1959 the research triangle park was opened. The park goes between Raleigh, Burham, and Chapel Hill.
1964 · The Twenty-Fourth Amendment

Age 17

The Twenty-fourth Amendment prohibits both all the states and Congress from swaying the right to vote in elections on payment of a poll tax or other types of tax.

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 .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Collins, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Mr Richard Franklin Or Frank Collins, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Richard Franklin Collins, "Find A Grave Index"

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