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Willis P. Collins

Male 1845 -


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  • Name Willis P. Collins 
    Born 11 Nov 1845  Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died
    • Y
      Y
    Person ID I6199  Carl
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 

    Father Thomas Collins,   b. 27 Jul 1818, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1888, Marshall County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Sarah Chiles,   b. 8 Apr 1816, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1884, Marshall County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married Abt 1837  Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F2202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Biographies of Marshall County, Tennessee
      Source: " The Goodspeeds History of Tennessee, 1886."
      WILLIS P. COLLINS is the son of Thomas Collins (above wri tten) and was
      raised
      on a farm in Giles County, Tenn., where he was born Nov ember 11, 1845. He
      received a common school education and like his father cho ose the free and
      independent life of a farmer. In 1866 he married Margaret Sm ith, who
      died in
      1874, leaving four children. In 1875 he married Hannah G. Beard and to
      them
      were born five children. Mr. Collins and his wife are mem bers of the
      Methodist Episcopal Church South. His first wife belonged to the
      Christian
      Church. After his first marriage Mr. Collins resided on a farm gi ven him
      by
      his father until 1871 when he located on a farm of 257 acres wher e he now
      resides. He is considered one of the skillful farmers of the county and
      is a
      man who commands the respect of all.

  • Sources 
    1. [S359] Personal Family Information.