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Sgt Edward C. Collins
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Birth: May 15, 1830
Ariel Cross Road
Marion County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1910
Bradford County
Florida, USA

Edward C. Collins served as Sergeant in Company F, 4th Rgt. SC Cavalry, Confederate States Army. Honorably discharged in Rock Hill, SC April 1865. He was one of 4 brothers that served in the war & the ONLY survivor.

His widow, Mattie Palmer Collins applied for a pension in Bradford Co. Fla. in 1910. Edward might be buried somewhere in Bradford Co., Fla. He resided in Bradford, Fla. since 1 - 1 - 1877.

Spouse(s):
Mary Legette 1834- ? (Dau. of Levi Legette & Zilphia Evans)
Mattie Palmer (married Oct. 2, 1892)

Children: (1870 census, Marion Co., SC)
Richard C. Collins 1853
Lawerence D. Collins 1855
Luther L. Collins 1858
Woodson Collins 1860
Edward M. Collins 1862
Rosalee Collins 1865
Elizabeth Collins 1867
Sion Collins 1869
 
 
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 Parents:
  John J. Collins (1790 - 1871)
  Elizabeth Wheeler Collins (1805 - 1865)
 
 Siblings:
  William Richard Collins (1819 - 1860)**
  Sophia J. Collins McRae (1819 - ____)**
  John E. Collins (1824 - 1864)**
  Edward C. Collins (1830 - 1910)
  Joel Burt Collins (1832 - 1864)*
  David F. Collins (1834 - 1864)*
  Zilphia A. Collins Smith (1842 - 1919)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
No cemetery or marker yet found.
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Keith Edwards
Record added: Jan 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83274900
Sgt Edward C. Collins
Added by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
 
Sgt Edward C. Collins
Added by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
 
Sgt Edward C. Collins
Added by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
 
 
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One of 4 brothers that served in the war & the only survivor!
- Keith Edwards
 Added: Jun. 22, 2014
Buried in Bradford County, Florida
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Jan. 31, 2014

- bob tarte
 Added: Jan. 30, 2014
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