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Barbara Elizabeth "Betsy" Hedick Collier
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Birth: Dec. 16, 1832
Lincoln County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 22, 1899
Collier County
Florida, USA

Barbara went by her middle name, Elizabeth. Elizabeth descends from early Ramsour and Hedick settlers in Lincoln County, NC. Dietrich Ramseur arrived in Lincoln Co. area in 1753 from Lancaster, PA. Barbara Ramsour, Dietrich's granddaughter, married Jonas Hedick whose father was born in Lincoln Co. in 1738.

Elizabeth's sister, Sarah A. Hedick, married Joshua Stafford, Jr. and is buried in the Mitchell Cemetery, Bellview, Curry Co., New Mexico. Joshua died in Ardmore, Oklahoma.

Elizabeth and William Thomas Collier were married 5 April 1849 in Lincoln Co., North Carolina. The 1850 US Census for Lincoln Co., NC, shows the two families living next door to one another. At that time, husband William was a mill wright.

All four of Elizabeth's brothers, William J., David Lamar, James Melvill, and Franklin Monroe, served in the Confederacy during the Civil War. Brother William J. died 26 Aug. 1861.

The Collier children were:
James Monroe, b. 1850, Lincoln Co., NC;

William David, b. 1852, Quincy, Gadsden Co., FL; d. 1934 Ft. Myers, Lee Co., FL;

Benjamin Franklin, b. 1854, Quincy, Gadsden Co., FL; d. Cedar Key at Sea, FL

Sarah Jane, b. 1856 Quincy, FL; d. 1877
Thomas J., b. 1858, Clearwater, Pinellas Co., FL;
Martha E., b. 1860, Clearwater, FL;
Laura Ann, b. 1862, Clearwater, FL;
Barbara Frances, b. 1865, Clearwater, FL; d. 1887;

John Laud, b. 1867 in New Smyrna, Volusia Co., FL; d. 1948, Ft. Myers, Lee Co. FL;

Walter Columbus, b. 1871 in New Smyrna, FL; d. 1955;

Nellie, b. 1874 in Marco, Collier Co., FL; d. 1964, Tampa, Hillsborough Co., FL; and

Mary Helen, b. 1876, Marco, FL.

Family links: 
  David Hedick (1802 - 1876)
  Barbara Elizabeth Ramsour Hedick (1808 - 1893)
  William Thomas Collier (1815 - 1902)*
  William David Collier (1852 - 1934)*
  Barbara Frances Collier Mc ilvaine (1865 - 1887)*
  John Laud Collier (1867 - 1948)*
  Walter Columbus Collier (1871 - 1955)*
  Barbara Elizabeth Hedick Collier (1832 - 1899)
  Franklin Munroe Hedick (1835 - 1910)*
  David Lamar Hedick (1840 - 1879)*
  Sarah Ann Hedick Stafford (1841 - 1912)*
  James Melville Hedick (1846 - 1927)*
*Calculated relationship
Marco Island Cemetery
Collier County
Florida, USA
Maintained by: J.D. Larimore
Originally Created by: PH Goss
Record added: Sep 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15592765
Barbara Elizabeth Betsy <i>Hedick</i> Collier
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Barbara Elizabeth Betsy <i>Hedick</i> Collier
Added by: PH Goss
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