Mary Collins

1886–1969 (Age 83)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Mary

Mary Collins was born in 1886, in Mississippi, United States. She married Tom Allen in 1906, in Lauderdale, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, United States in 1930 and Beat 1, Hinds, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 24 May 1969, in Lauderdale, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Mary Collins
Tom Allen
Marriage: 1906
Mae Beulah Allen
Charley Allen
Jake Allen
John B Allen
Plurena Allen
Tom Allen Jr
Emaline Allen
Carrie B Allen
Dot Allen
William Harrie Allen
Helen Allen

Spouse & Children

  • Female1886–1969Female

  • Tom Allen


Lauderdale, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States


  • Female1903–1980Female

  • Jake Allen


  • John B Allen


  • Plurena Allen


  • Tom Allen Jr


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 0

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 21

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 22

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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)

  • Mary Allen in household of Son Allen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Allen in household of Tom Allen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Allen in household of Tom Allen, "United States Census, 1920"

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