Our Family History

Elizabeth CollinsAge: 3017951825

Name
Elizabeth Collins
Given names
Elizabeth
Surname
Collins
Birth 1795

Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
between 1793 and 1798
Note: More than 4,000 Philadelphia residents died from yellow fever - http://goo.gl/4c1Pp5
Historical Event
The Louisiana Purchase
1803 (Age 8)

Note: Napoleon Bonaparte agrees to sell 828,000 square miles of land to the United States for $15 million - http://goo.gl/yH4MPB
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815 (Age 17)

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks - http://goo.gl/cu6BNB
MarriageBurkett JettView this family
January 18, 1817 (Age 22)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Susan M. Jett
about 1818 (Age 23)

Death May 1825 (Age 30)