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Luther Basil Collins
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Birth: 1846
Delaware County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 1914
Wells County
Indiana, USA

~~ Luther Basil Collins ~~

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~ Early Life ~
Luther was born in 1846 in Indiana to the Parents of John Henderson Collins and Hannah Leonard. He had 5 sisters; Elizabeth, Minerva, Sarah, Harriet, Lousia and 4 brothers; Robert, Gardner, Andrew and Samuel.

~ Marriage ~
Luther married Emily Caroline Lee on October 28, 1874 in Wells County, Indiana.

~ Children ~
Luther and Emily had 4 boys; Charles F., Alexander H., Milton L., Nelson T. and 5 girls; Birdie, Sarah, Carrie H., Margaret, Jessie.

~ CIVIL WAR ~
Luther and three of his brothers: Gardner, Andrew and Samuel fought for the Union side in the Civil War.

Luther's Unit was:
UNION INDIANA VOLUNTEERS
147th Regiment, Indiana Infantry
Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., and mustered in March 13, 1865. Left State for Harper's Ferry, W. Va., March 16. Attached to 1st Brigade, 3rd Provisional Division, Army of the Shenandoah, and guard duty at Charleston, Stevenson's Station and Summit Point, Berryville, Harper's Ferry and Maryland Heights till August. Mustered out August 4, 1865.

Lost during service 44 Enlisted men by disease.

Title/Collection: Collins, Luther B.
Publication Number: T289
Publisher: NARA
Short Description: NARA T289. Pension applications for service in the US Army between 1861 and 1917, grouped according to the units in which the veterans served.
State: Indiana
Arm Of Service: Infantry
Regiment: 147
Company: B
Name: Collins, Luther B.
Rank: P.
Date: 09 Apr 1914
State/Arm Of Service: Ind. Inf.
Company/Regiment: B,147
Collection Title: Civil War Pensions

~ Death ~
Luther died in Wells County, Indiana at the age of 68 and he is buried in Grove Cemetery, Wells County, Ponitia, Indiana. His wife and several of his children our buried in the same cemetery.

~ Records ~
1860 United States Federal Census about Luther B Collins
Name: Luther B Collins
Age in 1860: 15
Birth Year: abt 1845
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1860: Hamilton, Delaware, Indiana
Gender: Male
Post Office: Muncie
Value of real estate: View Image
Household Members:
Name Age
Henderson Collins 56
Hannah Collins 53
Gardner F Collins 16
Luther B Collins 15
Samuel Collins 8

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 about Luther B. Collins
Name: Luther B. Collins
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Indiana
Regiment Name: 147 Indiana Infantry
Regiment Name Expanded: 147th Regiment, Indiana Infantry
Company: B
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Private
Rank Out Expanded: Private
Film Number: M540 roll 14

U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 about Luther B Collins
Name: Luther B Collins
Residence: Indiana
Enlistment Date: 14 Feb 1865
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Indiana
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company B, Indiana 147th Infantry Regiment on 14 Feb 1865.Mustered out on 04 Aug 1865.
Sources: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana

Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 about Luther B Collins
Name: Luther B Collins
Spouse Name: Piere A Walburn
Marriage Date: 17 Jun 1869
Marriage County: Delaware

1870 United States Federal Census about Luther Collins
Name: Luther Collins
Age in 1870: 23
Birth Year: abt 1847
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1870: Hamilton, Delaware, Indiana
Race: White
Gender: Male
Post Office: Muncie
Value of real estate: View Image
Household Members:
Name Age
Hannah Collins 65
Gardiner Collins 25
Luther Collins 23
Samuel Collins 18

Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 about Luther B. Collins
Name: Luther B. Collins
Spouse Name: Caroline Lee
Marriage Date: 28 Oct 1874
Marriage County: Wells

1880 United States Federal Census about Luther Collins
Name: Luther Collins
Age: 34
Birth Year: abt 1846
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1880: Nottingham, Wells, Indiana
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Caroline E. Collins
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Farmer
Household Members:
Name Age
Luther Collins 34
Caroline E. Collins 29
Susan R. Collins 4
Charles F. Collins 1
Samuel C. Collins 28

1900 United States Federal Census about Luther B Collins
Name: Luther B Collins
Age: 54
Birth Date: Jan 1846
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1900: Nottingham, Wells, Indiana
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Carline M Collins
Marriage Year: 1874
Years Married: 26
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: West Virginia
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Luther B Collins 54
Carline M Collins 49
Elyander Collins 18
Margaret E Collins 16
Milton L Collins 14
Nelson T Collins 9
Jessie F Collins 7
Samuel H Collins 48

1910 United States Federal Census about Luther B Collins
Name: Luther B Collins
Age in 1910: 64
Birth Year: abt 1846
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1910: Nottingham, Wells, Indiana
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Emily C Collins
Father's Birthplace: Virginia
Mother's Birthplace: Virginia
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Luther B Collins 64
Emily C Collins 59
Carry H Collins 21
Nelson T Collins 19
Jessie F Collins 16

Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920 about Luther B. Collins
Name: Luther B. Collins
Date: 22 Mar 1914
Location: Wells County
Age: 68 Yr
Gender: Male
Race: White
Source Location: County Health Office, Bluffton
Source notes: The source of this record is the book H-18 on page 57 within the series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration.

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Henderson Collins (1801 - 1869)
  Hannah Leonard Collins (1805 - 1874)
 
 Spouse:
  Emily Caroline Lee Collins (1850 - 1919)*
 
 Children:
  Birdie Collins (1875 - 1875)*
  Susan Rachael Collins Bader (1876 - 1953)*
  Charles Franklin Collins (1879 - 1960)*
  Alexander Henderson Collins (1882 - 1938)*
  Margaret Ellen Collins Ogle (1884 - 1967)*
  Milton Luther Collins (1886 - 1916)*
  Carrie Harrison Collins Ober (1889 - 1971)*
  Nelson Todd Collins (1891 - 1979)*
  Jessie Fremont Collins Hower (1893 - 1914)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert McClure Collins (1825 - 1866)*
  Elizabeth C. Collins Parris (1825 - ____)*
  Minerva Collins (1830 - 1845)*
  Sarah Leonard Collins Jackson (1833 - 1879)*
  Andrew J Collins (1837 - 1889)*
  Lovisa B. Collins Cochren (1840 - 1896)*
  Gardiner F. Collins (1843 - 1929)*
  Luther Basil Collins (1846 - 1914)
  Samuel K.J. Collins (1851 - 1908)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Grove Cemetery
Poneto
Wells County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Hoosier Medic
Record added: Sep 11, 2009
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Luther Basil Collins
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