|Birth: ||Sep. 12, 1812|
Born September 12, 1812 in Greene County, Alabama, and died After 1880 in Montgomery County, Mississippi.
He married CYENA (TWIN) BLAYLOCK October 25, 1838 in Carroll County, Mississippi, daughter of LEVI BLAYLOCK and SARAH TYLER. She was born July 19, 1825 in Barnwell Co. South Carolina, and died in Winona, Montgomery County, Mississippi.
James Simpson Collins received only a moderate education. As a young man he was bitten by a rattlesnake, causing one side to perish away, rendering him a cripple all his life. He adopted the Baptist Doctrine as his religious faith, to which he became very devoted in his later years. (as it was written in the Journal).
Cyena was a twin to Cyrena. Another (incorrect) birthdate for Cyena and her twin sister Cyrena, is April 21, 1820.
Children of JAMES COLLINS and CYENA BLAYLOCK are:
i. WILLIAM JACKSON COLLINS, b. August 04, 1839, Near Lodi, Webster County, Miss.; d. December 06, 1918, Montgomery County, Miss.
ii. DANIEL COLLINS, b. Abt. 1840, Lodi, Webster County, Miss.; d. Aft. 1880, Webster County, Miss.
iii. JOHN FRANKLIN COLLINS, b. Abt. 1842, near Lodi, Webster County, Miss.; d. Abt. 1892, Webster County,
Miss.; m. (1) GERTRUDE CARPENTER, Abt. 1860; b. Bet. 1838 - 1858; d. Bet. 1859 - 1942; m. (2) MARY SELLERS, Abt. 1865; b. Bet. 1838 - 1858; d. Bet. 1859 - 1942.
iv. FRANCIS MARION COLLINS, b. March 1849, Carroll County, Mississippi; d. 1923, Caroll County,Mississippi.
v. LAURA COLLINS, b. Abt. 1845, Winona, Montgomery County, Miss.; d. November 14, 1883, Winona,Montgomery County, Miss.; m. MACK GEORGE VANCE, Bet. 1859 - 1879; b. Bet. 1828 - 1848; d. Bet. 1862- 1934.
vi. MAJOR WALTER COLLINS, b. Abt. 1849, Winona, Montgomery County, Miss.; d. Abt. 1909, Winona, Montgomery County, Miss.; m. SALLIE SULLIVAN, Abt. 1872, Winona, Montgomery County, Miss.; b. Bet.1845 - 1863; d. Bet. 1866 - 1949.
vii. SAPHRONA COLLINS, b. Abt. 1851, Winona, Montgomery County, Miss.; d. Abt. 1870, Winona,Montgomery County, Miss.
viii. JULIA COLLINS, b. Abt. 1853, Winona, Montgomery County, Miss.; d. Bet. 1867 - 1947; m. MACK GEORGE
VANCE, Bet. 1867 - 1900; b. Bet. 1836 - 1856; d. Bet. 1870 - 1942.
ix. JAMES POLK COLLINS, b. Abt. 1843, near Lodi, Webster County, Miss.; d. Bet. 1875 - 1934.
Information on James's wife, Cyena Blaylock Collins, is currently unknown.
William Winwright Collins (1778 - 1838)
Elizabeth Blaylock Collins (1794 - 1840)
Cyena Blaylock Collins (1825 - ____)
William Jackson Collins (1839 - 1918)*
James Polk Collins (1844 - 1912)*
Major Walter Collins (1855 - 1922)*
James Simpson Collins (1812 - ____)
William Jackson Collins (1816 - 1893)*
John Franklin Collins (1825 - 1896)*
Created by: Ron (Ronnie Lee) Collins
Record added: Sep 19, 2007
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Pictures of your home place in Miss do not look much different than this cabin.Your g g-great granddaughter,Charlotte|
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Added: Mar. 14, 2011
Mr. James, You have no idea of the legacy YOU began with the family you started. It continues today and will until times unknown. REST IN PEACE|
Added: Jul. 1, 2010
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