Sarah M. "Sallie" Collins

Brief Life History of Sarah M. "Sallie"

When Sarah M. "Sallie" Collins was born in 1857, in Georgia, United States, her father, Samuel Collins Jr., was 36 and her mother, Sara Ann Frances Preston, was 27. She lived in Butts, Georgia, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1885, at the age of 28.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Collins Jr.
Sara Ann Frances Preston
Martha A. Collins
Jane Victoria Collins
William B. Collins
Francis M Collins
John Collins
Joseph Jackson Collins
Sarah M. "Sallie" Collins
Leonidas Bartow Collins
Samuel Collins
Dick Collins
Sarah Collins

Sources (3)

  • Sarah M Callins in household of Sarah Callins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sallie M Collins in household of Sarah A Collins, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah M Collins in household of Saml Collins, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (8)


Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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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