Adolphus Madison Collins

1821–1891 (Age 70)
Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Adolphus Madison

When Adolphus Madison Collins was born on 22 August 1821, in Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States, his father, Watson Collins, was 31 and his mother, Mary Moss, was 24. He married Jane Watson on 12 April 1840, in Macon, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Polk, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Notla Township, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States in 1880. He died on 9 November 1891, in Shoal Creek Township, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Mineral Bluff, Fannin, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adolphus Madison Collins
1821–1891
Jane Watson
1818–1905
Marriage: 12 April 1840
William Washington Collins
1841–1915
Mary Jane Collins
1842–1870
James M Collins
1844–1901
L Mackey Collins
1847–1858
Martha Ann Collins
1848–1903
Margaret Lousiana Collins
1851–1931
Christina Collins
1854–1873
Dolphus Terrell Collins
1858–1930
Sarah Elizabeth Collins
1861–1945

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
12 April 1840
Macon, North Carolina, United States
children

(9)

  • Male1841–1915Male

  • Mary Jane Collins

    Female1842–1870Female

  • James M Collins

    Male1844–1901Male

  • L Mackey Collins

    Male1847–1858Male

  • Martha Ann Collins

    Female1848–1903Female

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

  • Martha Collins

    Female1813–1885Female

  • William W Collins

    Male1815–1881Male

  • Susan Collins

    Female1820–Female

  • Male1821–1891Male

  • Pinkney Collins

    Male1825–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 14

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1846

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Dolphus Collins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Dolfus Colling, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Adolphus Collins, "United States Census, 1850"

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