Starting Sept. 30, 2014, will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
Learn more

Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: U.S. States: Vermont: Addison County

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Collins, John F., b. 1856 VT
Posted by: maria kagee (ID *****3136) Date: August 07, 2004 at 09:29:54
  of 964

Collins, John F., Monkton, Monkton Ridge p. o., was born in 1856. He was a son of James and Abigail M. (Wentworth) Collins. She was born in Starksboro, Vt., and he was born in 1820. They were married in 1848. He died in November, 1876, leaving a family of nine children and a widow -- Delia, Celia, Guy, Martha, John F., Lemira (who was a teacher; died in 1884, aged twenty-four years), Harriet, Amanda, and Alson. James Collins was a son of Alson and Jerusha (Hardy) Collins, who were born and died in Monkton, Vt. Alson was a son of Daniel and Sarah (Smith) Collins. Daniel was born in 1772, and settled in Monkton, Vt., with his parents at a very early day; his parents being among the first settlers.
Collins, Lewis L., Monkton, Monkton Ridge p. o., was born in Monkton, Vt., in 1832. He represented his town in the Legislature in 1878 and 1879; has served as lister and selectman for three years; also has held the office of justice of the peace, and many other minor offices of the town. He is a general farmer, and was married in 1860 to Louise Nye, of Monkton, Vt. They have had one daughter born to them, Alma, who was married in 1881 to J. R. Dean. They have had one son born to them, Lewis J. Lewis L. was a son of Franklin and Caroline (Smith) Collins. Franklin died in 1871, aged sixty-five years, and his wife died on March 9, 1885, leaving a family of four children -- Loyd S., Lewis L., Jane A., and Ellen L.

Notify Administrator about this message?
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network