|Birth: ||Jul. 3, 1809|
|Death: ||Feb. 24, 1861|
Mr. Collins was born in Cookstown, Tyrone Co., Ireland on January 12, 1800 and died in Houston County July 6, 1869; buried in the Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston Co., TX. He was married first to Adaline McKay Thomas P. Collins and Adeline B. McCay were married 12 Aug 1834 in
Madison Co., AL, by P B Robinson, Minister of Gospel. Adaline was born July 3, 1809 and died July 24, 1861; buried in the Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston Co., TX.
Thomas P. Collins had two daughters by his first wife, Mary Collins born July 7, 1842; died May 13, 1925; buried in the Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston Co., TX. Sally died as a baby. Mary Collins first married Billy Moore and after his death, she married Zacheus Wilson. Later she married the 3rd time to Charles Douglas. Charles E. Douglas who born April 4, 1848; and was accidently killed March 1883. He is also buried in the Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston Co., TX.
Thomas P. Collins had his first home in Crockett in what was later referred to as the Maud McConnell house. His daughter, Mary, was born there on November 7, 1842. Later he built one of the most notable residences of the Crockett area. It was about one mile west of the town on the Old Navarro Road and was know as "Park Hill", later to be owned by Colonel Fain. Later it was known as the R.R. Foley Home and today it is the Larry Christopher home and is called "Cedar Hill".
Mary Collins Douglas lived out her lifetime in the big plantation home on the hill know as "Park Hill".
Thomas P. Collins (1800 - 1869)*
Mary Collins Douglas (1842 - 1925)*
Sallie Collins (1847 - 1848)*
Tombstone says Consort of T.P.
Consort is wife.
Maintained by: Paul Gunnels
Originally Created by: Petty & Pickens
Record added: Mar 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50292732