|Death: ||Apr. 11, 1899|
Thomas P. Collins was married first to Adaline Bishop who was born July 3, 1809 and died July 24, 1861; buried in the Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston Co., TX. He then married Emma Bishop, sister to his first wife. Emma Bishop Collins was born 1814; died April 11, 1899 and is buried in the Glenwood Cemetery, 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. Sallie 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.
After the death of Thomas P. Collins, Mary Collins Douglas and her stepmother-aunt (Emma) carried on the business of her father, first under the firm name of Collins & Wilson, later under the name of Collins & Douglas.
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".
Thomas P. Collins (1800 - 1869)*
2nd wife T. P.; age 85 Yrs.
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Record added: Mar 27, 2010
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