Mortimer Collin

9 December 1852–
Lenox, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mortimer

When Mortimer Collin was born on 9 December 1852, in Lenox, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, James Collin, was 52 and his mother, Christine E. Woolverton, was 31. He married Mary Aggie Lament on 22 June 1872, in Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1870 and Utica, Oneida, New York, United States in 1900.

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Mortimer Collin
Mary Aggie Lament
Marriage: 22 June 1872
Ira May Collin

Spouse and Children


    Mary Aggie Lament


22 June 1872
Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States


    Ira May Collin


Parents and Siblings


    Christine E. Woolverton




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World Events (8)


Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 11

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Age 34

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: from a pet form of English Coll 1, French Colle .2 Probably an altered spelling of German Kollin .3 Danish: variant of Colding .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mortimer Collin in household of Chartina E Collin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mortimer Collins in household of James Collins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mortimer Collin in household of James Collin, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"

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