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James W. "J. W." Collins
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Birth: Oct. 21, 1843
Marshall County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 1920
Refugio County
Texas, USA

Son of Jones W. and Margaret Tune Collins of Halifax County, Virginia who settle in DeSoto County, Mississippi. Like his father, J. W. was a minister of the gospel.

J. W. married 1. Susan Lee on 16 Dec 1867 in DeSoto County, Mississippi. Susan died on September 12, 1893 & is buried in the Shufordsville Cemetery, Lyon, Coahoma County, Mississippi.

J. W. then married 2. Thirmuthens (Tamothus) Hogan Cobb, widow of Dr. Frank R. Van Eaton. She is buried next to J. W.
See biography at:
Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Mississippi, Vol. II, Part 2, pages 945-946
By Firebird Press
Pelican Publishing, Apr 1, 1999

Interestingly J. W. Collins name is given as James T. Collins on the guardianship records from DeSoto County, Mississippi, Chancery Court Case #772. Bond dated 07 November 1854 names mother Margaret Collins, Hiram H. Collins & John Mitchell holding the bond, stating Margaret Collins as the guardian of Leannah, Elizabeth, Lucinda, John and James T. Collins, minor heirs of Jones W. Collins deceased.

May you rest in peace. 
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  Jones W. Collins (1798 - 1850)
  Margaret Tune Collins (1800 - 1861)
Rockport Cemetery
Aransas County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 3
Created by: Gloria Tune
Record added: Mar 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106669189
James W. J. W. Collins
Added by: Gloria Tune
James W. J. W. Collins
Added by: Gloria Tune
James W. J. W. Collins
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- Gloria Tune
 Added: Mar. 13, 2013

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