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Edward Collins, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1832
Redruth
Cornwall, England
Death: Aug. 9, 1905
Hornitos
Mariposa County
California, USA

Native of Cornwall, England. Aged 73 years, 6 mos.

Son of Peter Collins from Cornwall, husband of Mary Ann Northey. He left England in 1856, worked in the mines in Pennsylvania for three years before ending up in Mariposa County. He sent for his family in 1862, who, like Edward, came across the Isthmus and then on up to San Francisco, then by way of the boat to Stockton, California, then on a six-horse stage to Mariposa.

The Collins family still owned the original ranch in 1959. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ann Northey Collins (1835 - 1920)
 
 Children:
  Edward Collins (1855 - 1930)*
  John Williams Collins (1870 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hornitos Odd Fellows Cemetery
Hornitos
Mariposa County
California, USA
Plot: Sec. B.
 
Maintained by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
Originally Created by: Mary
Record added: Jul 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14974300
Edward Collins, Sr
Added by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
 
Edward Collins, Sr
Added by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
 
Edward Collins, Sr
Added by: Anne Shurtleff Stevens
 
 
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