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Richard Sinton Collins (Dick)
 Born
27 May 1876 - Hartland Township, McHenry County, Illinois, United States of America - [ s2548 ]
 Died
18 February 1945 - Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, United States of America - [ s2549 ]
 Buried
20 February 1945 - Cedar Bluff Cemetery, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, United States of America - [  s2549 ]
 Father
Born 1853 - Died Before 1 April 1910
 Mother
Born 12 January 1850 - Died 17 July 1921
 Spouse
Born 19 July 1876 - Died 13 March 1944
 Married
26 May 1897 - Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin, United States of America - [ s4123 ]
 Child 1
Born 19 February 1899 - Died 15 January 1974
 Child 2
Born 21 April 1900 - Died 27 September 1938
 Child 3
Born 23 August 1904 - Died 21 April 1982
 Child 4
Born 23 August 1904 - Died 26 April 1981
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GENERAL NOTES
Illinois, Births and Christenings, 1824-1940
Name: Richard Sinton Collins
Gender: Male
Event date: 27 May 1876
Event place: Hartland Township, McHenry, Illinois
Father's name: Robert Henry Collins
Mother's name: Matilda Sinton
Indexing project (batch) number: C00938-9
System origin: Illinois-ODM
Source film number: 1415914
Reference number:
[RFSS Aug 2012]

United States Census, 1 June 1880
Name: Richard S. Collins
Event Place: Dunham, McHenry, Illinois, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 4
Marital Status: Single
Race (Original): W
Ethnicity: American
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Birthplace: Illinois, United States
Birth Date: 1876
Father's Name: Robert Collins
Father's Birthplace: New York, United States
Mother's Name: Matila Collins
Mother's Birthplace: New York, United States
Page: 132
Page Letter: B
Entry Number: 841
Affiliate Film Number: T9-0228
GS Film number: 1254228
Digital Folder Number: 004240505
Image Number: 00521
HouseholdGenderAgeBirthplace
HeadRobert CollinsM27New York
WifeMatila CollinsF30Illinois
SonRichard S. CollinsM4Illinois
Daughter Carrie CollinsF2Illinois
[RFSS Jan 2014]

United States Census, 15 Apr 1910
Name: Richard Collins
Event Place: Rockford Ward 3, Winnebago, Illinois, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 32
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1878
Birthplace: Illinois
Father's Birthplace: Illinois
Mother's Birthplace: Illinois
District: 168
Sheet Number and Letter: 14B
Household ID: 220
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M1283
GS Film number: 1374349
Digital Folder Number: 004328231
Image Number: 01174
HouseholdGenderAgeBirthplace
HeadRichard CollinsM32Illinois
WifeNettie CollinsF31Wisconsin
DaughterPearl CollinsF10Illinois
SonClayton CollinsM9Illinois
DaughterBernice CollinsF6Canada
SonEvert CollinsM6Canada
RoomerClark StewartM22Ohio
[RFSS May 2015]

United States World War I Draft Registration Cards
Name: Richard Sinton Collins
Event Type: Draft Registration
Event Date: 1917-1918
Event Place: Rockford County no 1, Illinois, United States
Gender: Male
Nationality: United States
Birth Date: 29 May 1876
Birthplace: , , United States
Affiliate Publication Number: M1509
Affiliate Publication Title: World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards
GS Film Number: 1614545
Digital Folder Number: 005248809
Image Number: 04252
[RFSS May 2015]

World War I Draft Registration of Richard Sinton Collins
World War I Draft Registration of Richard Sinton Collins
[RFSS May 2015]

United States Census, 1 January 1920
Name: Richard Collins
Event Place: Rockford Ward 3, Winnebago, Illinois, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 43
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Can Read: Yes
Can Write: Yes
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Own or Rent: Own
Birth Year (Estimated): 1877
Birthplace: Illinois
Father's Birthplace: New York
Mother's Birthplace: New York
District:185
Sheet Number and Letter:14A
Line Number:1
Affiliate Name:The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number:T625
GS Film number:1820417
Digital Folder Number:004300592
Image Number:00032
HouseholdGenderAgeBirthplace
HeadRichard CollinsM43Illinois
Wife Lydia CollinsF43Wisconsin
SonClayton CollinsM19Illinois
DaughterBernice CollinsF15Canada
SonEverett CollinsM15Canada
[RFSS May 2015]

United States Census, 1 April 1940
Name: Richard Collins
Event Place: Ward 9, Rockford, Rockford Township, Winnebago, Illinois, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 63
Marital Status: Married
Race (Original): White
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Birthplace: Illinois
Birth Year (Estimated): 1877
Last Place of Residence: Same Place
District: 101-65
Family Number: 316
Sheet Number and Letter: 61B
Line Number: 49
Affiliate Publication Number: T627
Affiliate Film Number: 914
Digital Folder Number: 005459655
Image Number: 00369
HouseholdGenderAgeBirthplace
Head Richard Collins M 63 Illinois
Wife Lydia Collins F 64Wisconsin
Son-in-law Thomas Slattery M 34Illinois
Daughter Bernice Slattery F 35 Canada
[RFSS May 2015]

Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947
Name: Richard S. Collins
Death date: 18 Feb 1945
Death place: Rockford, Winnebago, Ill.
Gender: Male
Age: 68
Estimated birth year: 1877
Birth date: 28 May 1876
Birthplace: McHenry Co., Ill.
Father: Henry Collins
Father's birth place: New York
Mother: M. Sinton
Mother's birth place: Harvard, Ill.
Occupation: Real Estate Broker
Residence: Rockford, Winnebago, Ill.
Spouse: Lydia A. Collins
Burial date: 20 Feb 1945
Burial place: Rockford, Winnebago, Ill.
Cemetery: Cedar Bluff
Digital folder number: 4205842
Image number: 1446
Film number: 1984082
Volume/page/certificate number: DTH 1945 R 7895
[RFSS Aug 2012]

Obituary published in the Rockford Morning Star, Monday, February 19, 1945 reads:
RICHARD COLLINS

Richard S. (Dick) Collins, who made his home with a daughter, Mrs. Thomas Slattery, at 1305 Wagner Avenue, died Sunday at Rockford Memorial hospital, where he had been a patient since Jan. 22. Mr. Collins was 69 years old.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. in the McAllister-Julian-Poorman funeral home, 304 North 5th Street, with Dr. John Gordon, pastor of Second Congregational church, officiating. Interment will be in Cedar Bluff cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 o'clock this evening.

Mr. Collins, who had lived in Rockford most of his life, was a widely known businessman, who for 20 years was owner of the Rockford Leather Washer company. Later he was in the real estate business, until forced to retire because of poor health.

He was a member of the Masonic and Elks lodges.

Mr. Collins was born May 28, 1876, near Harvard, the son of the late Henry and Matilda Collins. He came to Rockford as a young man and lived here the rest of his life, except for three years spent in Winnipeg. Canada.

On May 27, 1897, he was married to Nettie Woods of Oregon, who preceded him in death 11 months ago.

Surviving Mr. Collins are two daughters, Mrs. Pearle Gordon of Belvidere, and Mrs. Bernice Slattery, Rockford: a son Everett Collins, Rockford, and two granddaughters. Marjorie Gordon and Eleanor Collins.

Another son. Clayton Collins, passed away seven years ago.

Obituary kindly supplied by John Maney, Rockford, Illinois.
RFSS May 2015]


Headstone of Richard Sinton Collins 1876 - 1945
Headstone of Richard Sinton Collins 1876 - 1945
Cedar Bluff Cemetery, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois
The headstone photograph comes from the Find A Grave website courtesy of Anonymous
The location is Cedar Bluff Cemetery, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, United States of America.
Link to the Find A Grave site for Richard Sinton Collins
[RFSS Aug 2012]
MARRIAGE NOTES
Wisconsin, Marriages
Name: Richard S. Collins
Spouse's Name: Lydia Annette Woods
Event Date: 26 May 1897
Event Place: Rock, Wisconsin
Father's Name: Henry Collins
Mother's Name: Matilda Sinton
Spouse's Father's Name: James Woods
Spouse's Mother's Name: Sarah King
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I00323-4
System Origin: Wisconsin-EASy
GS Film number: 1275536
Reference ID: 194
[RFSS May 2015]

Report published in The Rockford Republic on Thursday, May 27, 1897 reads:
MARRIED AT BELOIT
Richard Collins and Nettie Woods the Happy Couple.
Richard Collins, a wood carver at the Co-Operative Furniture factory, and Miss Nettie Woods, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Woods of 403 South Madison Street, hied themselves to Beloit yesterday and were made happily one. Both of the principals to the union are estimable young people and have many friends in the city who will extend heartiest congratulations. They went from Beloit to Chicago, where they will spend several days, and returning to Rockfofrd will settle down to domesticity.
Report kindly supplied by John Maney, Rockford, Illinois.
RFSS May 2015]
SOURCES
[ s2548 ] Birth Registration - Birth of Richard Sinton Collins to Henry and Matilda Collins on 27 May 1876 in Hartland Township, McHenry County, Illinois, United States of America - Indexing project (batch) number: C00938-9, System origin: Illinois-ODM, Source film number: 1415914, Reference number: ? - BR1876-27-05-RSC
[ s2549 ] Death Registration - Death of Richard Sinton Collins on 18 February 1945 in Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, United States of America and burial on 20 February 1945 in Cedar Bluff Cemetery, Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois, United States of America - Digital folder number: 4205842, Image number: 1446, Film number: 1984082, Volume/page/certificate number: DTH 1945 R 7895 - DR1945-18-02-RSC
[ s4123 ] Marriage Registration - Wisconsin, Marriages - Marriage of Richard Sinton Collins and Lydia Annette Woods on 26 May 1897 in Rock County, Wisconsin, United States of America - Reference ID: 194, Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I00323-4, System Origin: Wisconsin-EASy, GS Film number: 1275536 - MR1897-26-05-RSC-LAW
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