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Lydia Jane/A? Crandall Collins
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Birth: Sep. 24, 1834
Medina County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 1912
Hillsboro
Washington County
Oregon, USA

LYDIA CRANDALL COLLINS WAS THE SISTER OF JUDGE RODOLF CRANDALL OF HILLSBORO,OR AND THE WIFE OF ALVIN MONTGOMERY COLLINS. SHE HAD 3 CHILDREN, EVALETT COLLINS HOFFMAN WILLIAMS, AND TWINS FRANCES COLLINS RASMUSSEN AND FLORA COLLINS MAGRUDER. SHE WAS MARRIED IN 1852 IN FARMINGTON WI AND LIVED FOR A TIME IN MANKATO MN. THE COLLINS FAMILY INCLUDING HER HUSBANDS PARENTS BROTHERS AND SISTERS CAME WEST BY ONE OF THE LAST WAGON TRAINS BEFORE THE TRAIN SYSTEM BECAME THE CHOICE MODE OF TRAVEL, IN THE YEAR 1870. SHE WAS PART OF THE COMMITTEE WHICH FIRST BEAUTIFIED THE STREETS OF HILLSBORO BY PLANTING TREES BROUGHT BY HER BROTHER AND HUSBAND FROM CA FOR THE PURPOSE. SHE DIED AFTER A SHORT ILLNESS. ALL OF HER BROTHERS SERVED IN THE CIVIL WAR EXCEPT ONE. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Crandall (1795 - 1871)
 
 Spouse:
   Alvin Montgomery Collins (1832 - 1917)
 
 Children:
  Evalett Eliza Collins Williams (1861 - 1943)*
  Frances E. Collins Rasmussen (1862 - 1918)*
 
 Siblings:
  Levi Crandall (____ - 1876)*
  Dennis Crandall (1824 - ____)*
  William Crandall (1828 - 1896)*
  Rodolph Crandall (1832 - 1922)*
  Lydia Jane/A? Crandall Collins (1834 - 1912)
  Harrison Crandall (1835 - 1916)*
  Nelson Crandall (1838 - 1864)*
  Marion Clarke Crandall (1840 - 1915)*
  Arthur Crandall (1843 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Aged 78 years.
The odelisk is actually a foursided memorial marker for Lydia, her husband Avin, and his parents.
 
Note: her headstone says lydia A but census says Lydia jane.
 
Burial:
Hillsboro Pioneer Cemetery
Hillsboro
Washington County
Oregon, USA
Plot: center entrance near flagpole, row one,collins
 
Created by: gloria lange
Record added: Nov 26, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5996401
Lydia Jane/A? <i>Crandall</i> Collins
Added by: Nicole
 
Lydia Jane/A? <i>Crandall</i> Collins
Added by: Nicole
 
Lydia Jane/A? <i>Crandall</i> Collins
Added by: Nicole
 
 
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May you rest in peace. Kay
- Kay Tofani
 Added: Sep. 1, 2012
RIP...I AM STILL LOOKING FOR MORE ABOUT YOU!
- gloria lange
 Added: Nov. 26, 2001
 
 
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