Francis Michael Collins

30 April 1882–11 September 1996 (Age 114)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Francis Michael

When Francis Michael Collins was born on 30 April 1882, in England, United Kingdom, his father, Francis Collins, was 31 and his mother, Mary McCourt, was 25. He married Margaret Robine in 1906. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He immigrated to United States in 1886 and lived in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died on 11 September 1996, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 114.

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Francis Michael Collins
Margaret Robine
Marriage: 1906
Francis Peter Collins
Thomas Patrick Collins

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Parents and Siblings

    Francis Collins


    Mary McCourt




World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 22

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 30

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Francis M Collins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Francis M Collins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Francis Collins, "United States Census, 1920"

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