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Ruth Blanche French Collins
Birth: Jul. 19, 1900
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 1948
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

RUTH BLANCHE FRENCH.9, (HERBERT WILSON FRENCH.8, CHARLES W. FRENCH.7, HIRAM FRENCH.6, SAMUEL FRENCH Jr.5, SAMUEL FRENCH Sr.4, HENRY FRENCH.3, SAMUEL FRENCH.2, EDWARD FRENCH.1) born: 19 July 1900, Warrensburg, Macon County Illinois, died: 23 August 1948, Peoria, Peoria County Illinois, aged: 48 years 1 month 4 days old, buried; Illini Cemetery, Warrensburg, Macon County Illinois, married; 20 July 1918, Decatur, Macon County Illinois, CHARLES THOMAS COLLINS Jr., born: 30 May 1896, Decatur, Macon county Illinois, died: 20 November 1949, San Antonio, Bexar County Texas, aged: 53 years 5 months 21 days old, buried: East Mount Calm Cemetery, also known as, State cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County Texas, son of: CHARLES THOMAS COLLINS Sr. and EMMA OSA MYERS, Children; ALICE MARIE (COLLINS) NUTTER, RUTH ELEANOR (COLLINS) ANTHONY


Source; Peoria Journal Trans., page 12, Col. I, 23 August, 1948 MRS. RUTH COLLINS

Mrs. Ruth Collins 48, of 1400 First Ave, died at 8:30 this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ruth Anthony, 2708 Gale Ave. following a protracted illness. A daughter of HERBERT WILSON FRENCH and ADELIA BLANCHE HARDBARGER, she was born in Warrensburg, Illinois, July 19, 1900, Mrs. Collins was a member of the Illini Congregational Church in Warrensburg. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Ruth E. Anthony of Peoria and Mrs. Alice Nutter of Minneapolis, Minnesota, a sister Mrs. Myrtle Turner, of Pana, Illinois. Two brothers Oscar F. French, of Metamora and Russell Lee French, of Jacksonville Illinois, and four grandchildren, a brother and sister are dead. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm. (CST) Wednesday at the Illini Congregational Church in Warrensburg, interment will be in Illini Cemetery, Friends may call at the Gauss Mortuary after 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Source; Decatur Review August 24th. 1948, MRS. RUTH COLLINS Dies in Peoria

Mrs. Ruth B. Collins 48 who moved to Peoria 20 years ago from Illini township, where she was born, died at 7:20 AM. yesterday in Peoria, she had been ill a year. Mrs. Collins was born July 19, 1900, a daughter of Herbert W. and Adelia French. Mrs. Collins leaves two daughters, Mrs. Leigh Nutter, of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Mrs. David Anthony of Peoria, two brothers, Oscar French of Metamora and Russell French of Jacksonville, a sister Mrs. Myrtle Turner of Pana, and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2 PM. Wednesday in the Illini Congregational Church, with burial in Illini Cemetery.

Grandmother to Larry, Marilyn, Ramona, Alice, Leigh, Lynn & Lorie Nutter, and Margaret and David Anthony.

Family links: 
  Herbert Wilson French (1872 - 1948)
  Adelia Blanche Hardbarger French (1874 - 1913)
  Charles Thomas Collins (1896 - 1949)*
  Alice Marie Collins Nutter (1919 - 2008)*
  Ruth Eleanor Collins Anthony (1920 - 1998)*
  Oscar Francis "Frank" French (1896 - 1957)*
  Russell Lee French (1898 - 1974)*
  Myrtle Marie French Turner (1899 - 1985)*
  Ruth Blanche French Collins (1900 - 1948)
  John Homer French (1909 - 1909)*
  Mildred Leona French (1911 - 1911)*
*Calculated relationship
Illini Cemetery
Macon County
Illinois, USA
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Grandma, today would have been your Birthday,
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