Hosea Henry Collins

Brief Life History of Hosea Henry

When Hosea Henry Collins was born on 20 April 1808, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Ralph Coledge Collins, was 47 and his mother, Margaret Wharton, was 24. He married Sarah Anne Wheeler on 23 December 1829, in Grant, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Scotland, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Jefferson Township, Scotland, Missouri, United States in 1860. He died in 1874, at the age of 66, and was buried in Scotland, Missouri, United States.

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Hosea Henry Collins
Sarah Anne Wheeler
Marriage: 23 December 1829
George T Collins
Winnefred Margaret Collins
Sarah Collins
William C. Collins
Hosea Emery Collins
Frances Collins
Franklin Collins
Mary Ebert Collins
Anna Marie Collins
Elizabeth Wheeler Collins
Rebecca Collins
Clifford N. Collins
John Price Collins

Sources (10)

  • Hasea Collins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hosea Collins, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Hosea H Collins, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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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