Earnest Richard Collins

1926–1989 (Age 63)
Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Earnest Richard

When Earnest Richard Collins was born on 5 February 1926, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, his father, Noah Washington Collins, was 37 and his mother, Pearlie Mae Hiatt, was 30. He died on 10 April 1989, in Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Ivy Green Baptist Church Cemetery, Crooked Oak, Surry, North Carolina, United States.

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Earnest Richard Collins
1926–1989
Lola Mae Jarrell
1906–1991

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929

Age 3

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 18

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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)

  • Earnest Richard Collins, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"
  • Earnest Collins in entry for Mr Delmar Ramey Collins, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Earnest Richard Collins, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"

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