Winnifred Helen Collins

#350, b. 4 July 1898, d. 23 October 1994
FatherHoward Louis Collins b. Sep 1864, d. 23 Oct 1936
MotherEtta Frances Blackmer b. 18 Sep 1867, d. 16 Feb 1901


Clarence John Edick b. 2 Sep 1894, d. 12 Sep 1973


     Winnifred Helen Collins was born on 4 July 1898 at Hamlin, Eaton, Mich; Per census and family search labs. Birth record lists grandparents as parents. She married Clarence John Edick, son of Peter Edick and Mary McCrosson, on 16 June 1915 at Brookfield, Eaton, Mich. Winnifred Helen Collins and Clarence John Edick were divorced between May 1940 and 1973. Later they both remarried. Nevertheless, they appear to be buried in the same lot in the same cemetery. Winnifred married A D Steward (and still later, Mr Fedewa). She died on 23 October 1994 at Charlotte, Eaton, Mich, at age 96.1,2 She was buried on 26 October 1994 at Maple Hill Cemetery Charlotte, Eaton, Mich.3,4

Other Events

     Etta and her daughters appeared in the census of 1900 twice: first in Hamlin, Eaton Co, on June 7th, with her husband and his parents; and second in Lyons, Ionia Co, on June 11th, with her parents.

Time Line

Birth1898, Hamlin, Eaton, Mich
Census1900, Hamlin, Eaton, MichCharles Erving/Erwin Collins5
Census1900, Lyons, Ionia, MichJames Alexander Blackmer6
Census1910, Brookfield, Eaton, MichHoward Louis Collins7
Marriage1915, Brookfield, Eaton, MichClarence John Edick
Census1920, Carmel, Eaton, MichClarence John Edick8
Census1930, Carmel, Eaton, MichClarence John Edick9
Census1940, Hudson, Lenawee, MichClarence John Edick10
Divorce1940-1973Clarence John Edick
Death1994, Charlotte, Eaton, Mich1,2
Burial1994, Maple Hill Cemetery Charlotte, Eaton, Mich3,4
ChartsDescendants of Thaddeus Collins
Leslie Collins-Winnifred Collins
Thad + 5G


F-A-G Memorial Found


  1. Social Security Death Index, SSN XXX-XX-0185.
  2. Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996, Certificate No 062028, Charlotte, 1994.
  3. Find A Grave Memorial.
  4. Maple Hill Cemetery, Block H, Lot 190, Lat 42D 34.777M North, Long 84D 49.385M West.
  5. US Census 1900, Hamlin, Eaton Co, MI, Series T623, Roll 709, Page 204, ED 74, Sheet 03B, FN 68, Line 74, 7 Jun 1900.
  6. US Census 1900, Lyons, Ionia Co, MI, Series T623, Roll 717, Page 175, ED 17, Sheet 05B, FN 95, Line 73, 11 Jun 1900.
  7. US Census 1910, Brookfield, Eaton Co, MI, Series T624, Roll 645, Page 053, ED 78, Sheet 12A, FN 181, Line 01, 2 May 1910.
  8. US Census 1920, Carmel, Eaton Co, MI, Series T625, Roll 763, Page 052, ED 91, Sheet 04A, FN 82, Line 17, 13 Jan 1920.
  9. US Census 1930, Carmel, Eaton Co, MI, Series T626, Roll 983, Page 174, ED 23-6, Sheet 07A, FN 163, Line 05, 2 May 1930.
  10. US Census 1940, Hudson, Lenawee Co, MI, Series T627, Roll 1779, Page 397, ED 46-28A, Sheet 06A, FN 127, Line 36, 11 Apr 1940.