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William Richard Collings
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Birth: Aug. 3, 1858
Utah County
Utah, USA
Death: Feb. 22, 1919
Sevier County
Utah, USA


Another of Monroe's pioneers has passed away. Saturday afternoon William Collings died suddenly of heart failure. Mr. Collings father and mother joined he Mormon church in England and came across the plaons with the famous hand-cart company. They settled at Springville, where 90 years ago Mr. Collings was borm. They latter moved to Arizona and then to Monroe, where they have since resided. At the age of 22 Mr. Collings married Miss Genevieve Bean of Richfield. One year latter she died, leaving a baby girl. Six years latter Mr. Collings married Augusta Bohman. Mr. Collings has been engaged in the sheep raising and farming most of his life. One year ago, on account of ill health, Mr. Collings sold his farm and sheep and retured from active business. He leaved his widow, who has been a invalid since her children were small, and three daughters and one son, Mrs. May Montague of Salina, Mrs. Netta Hansen and Silvia Collings of Monroe and one son Earl Collings.

Funeral services were held at the family residence on Thursday at 2 o'clock. Mrs. Lyman Collings of Windell, Idaho and Mrs. Jane Collings Dall of Salt Lake were here to attend the funeral. Two other brothers, David, who is now in California, and George of Idaho, were not here. Mr. and Mrs. Montague of Salina were here also to attend the funeral.

Source: The Richfield Reaper Newspaper 1919-03-01

Son of Richard and Emma Lawrence Collings. 
Family links: 
  Richard Collings (1818 - 1891)
  Emma Lawrence Collings (1825 - 1914)
  Mary Geneva Bean Collings (1859 - 1882)
  Augusta Emelia Bohman Collings (1860 - 1931)
  Geneva May Collings Montague (1882 - 1941)*
  Earl B. Collings (1888 - 1955)*
  Nita Joy Collings Hansen (1890 - 1956)*
  Sylvia Collings Musig (1893 - 1978)*
  Louisa Collings Johnson (1846 - 1916)*
  Frederick John Collings (1849 - 1895)*
  David Collings (1851 - 1935)*
  George (Collins) Collings (1854 - 1931)*
  Samuel Willard Collings (1855 - 1917)*
  William Richard Collings (1858 - 1919)
  Lyman James Collings (1861 - 1939)*
  Sarah Ann Collings Taylor (1863 - 1918)*
  Mary Jane Dall (1866 - 1940)*
*Calculated relationship
Monroe City Cemetery
Sevier County
Utah, USA
Created by: Kel
Record added: Jan 21, 2008
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William Richard Collings
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William Richard Collings
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