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Ida Barber Collins
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1860
Milmine
Piatt County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 5, 1933
Alamo
Hidalgo County
Texas, USA

Ida Barber Collins was the daughter of Stillman Barber and Mary Ann Clark Barber (the widow of Robert Pilford Murphy). She was born in the Willow Branch Township near Milmine, Piatt County, Illinois on July 14, 1860. She attended Monticello School for Young Ladies, a boarding school in Alton, IL. She moved to Gonzales, Texas with her family in about 1876. She attended Sam Houston Normal School in Huntsville in the early 1880s. She was a school teacher in Gonzales. At Sam Houston Normal School, she met her husband-to-be, Uriah Collins. They were married at the home of Brandt Badger (husband of her sister, Margaret) in Marble Falls, Texas on February 14, 1889.

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 Parents:
  Stillman Barber (1821 - 1907)
  Mary Ann Clark Barber (1821 - 1892)
 
 Spouse:
  Uriah Collins (1858 - 1960)*
 
 Children:
  Ralph Stillman Collins (1890 - 1974)*
  Robert Alexander Collins (1891 - 1972)*
  Mary Margaret Collins (1893 - 1978)*
  Ida Jane Collins (1895 - 1997)*
  Samuel Posey Collins (1897 - 1897)*
  Susie Barber Collins Strickland (1898 - 1991)*
  Buell Posey Collins (1900 - 1965)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eliza Jane Murphy (1841 - 1844)**
  John Harvey Murphy (1842 - 1888)**
  Robert Murphy (1844 - 1900)**
  Julia Ann Murphy (1846 - 1909)**
  James Hugh Murphy (1847 - 1868)**
  Catherine Sarah Barber East (1852 - 1934)*
  Margaret Barber Badger (1856 - 1948)*
  Moses Lyman Barber (1858 - 1898)*
  Ida Barber Collins (1860 - 1933)
  Gardner Clark Barber (1862 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Abilene Municipal Cemetery
Abilene
Taylor County
Texas, USA
Plot: Cedar Hill, block 139, lot 10, space 7
 
Maintained by: R Strickland
Originally Created by: HuntCoTx (inactive)
Record added: Mar 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35282839
Ida <i>Barber</i> Collins
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Ida <i>Barber</i> Collins
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Ida <i>Barber</i> Collins
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