Pearlie Mae Hiatt

1896–1966 (Age 70)
Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Pearlie Mae

When Pearlie Mae Hiatt was born on 25 January 1896, in Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States, her father, Rufus Henderson Hiatt, was 31 and her mother, Nancy Virginia Hall, was 21. She married Noah Washington Collins on 2 March 1911, in Westfield MM, Surry, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Stewarts Creek Township, Surry, North Carolina, United States in 1920 and Dobson Township, Surry, North Carolina, United States in 1930. She died on 11 May 1966, in Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Mount Airy Township, Surry, North Carolina, United States.

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Pearlie Mae Hiatt
Noah Washington Collins
Marriage: 2 March 1911
Early Franklin Collins
Louella Collins
Martha Ann Collins
Lessie Collins
Bessie Mae Collins
Daisy Virginia Collins
James Monroe Collins
Dorothy Marie Collins
Earnest Richard Collins
Elsie Lorine Collins
William Allen Collins
Delmar Ramsey Collins

Spouse & Children

2 March 1911
Westfield MM, Surry, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 1

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

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

English: variant spelling of Hyatt .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Pearl Collens in household of Noah W Collens, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Perley Hiatt in household of Rufus Hiatt, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Perly M Hiatt in household of Ruffus H Hiatt, "United States Census, 1910"

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