Grace May Collins

Brief Life History of Grace May

When Grace May Collins was born on 26 December 1901, in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, George Lewis Collins, was 42 and her mother, Minnie Emeline Hague, was 27. She married Harold Brigham French on 10 September 1921, in Boylston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Boylston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years and Boylston, Boylston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1950. She died on 6 April 1985, at the age of 83, and was buried in Boylston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harold Brigham French
1894–1962
Grace May Collins
1901–1985
Marriage: 10 September 1921
Richard Andrews French Sr.
1924–2010
Norman H. French
1928–2021

Sources (8)

  • Grace M French, "United States Census, 1950"
  • Grace May Collins, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Grace May Collins French, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Colin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Irish and Manx: shortened Anglicized from Ó Coileáin, compare Cullen , or in Man or west Ulster shortened from Mac Coileáin, compare McQuillan and McCallion . The genitival -s is a local addition to Collin and variants after the surname was Anglicized.

Americanized form of French Colin or Collin and also Collette .

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

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