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Ron Collins (#14149965)
 member for 15 years, 11 months, 13 days
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Bio Photo I was born in Vaiden, MS, on Dec. 31, 1954 to Alf Trotter Collins and Juanita Hambrick Collins.

I lived in Vaiden, MS until 1979, Winona, MS until 1981, when I moved to Jackson, MS. In 1990, I moved to Florence, MS, where I still reside.

I have two wonderful sons, Sean and Cody, and I worked as a Level 2 Computer Field Technician for AmSouth Bank, In-House Technician for Trustmark Bank and Field Technician for CompuCom servicing 10 Lowe's stores in Mississippi.

I have an A.A. Degree in Pre-Law; a B.S. Degree in History with a Minor in English; and a Master of Social Sciences with an emphasis in History.

I have written and maintain 240+ web pages, including listings of the burials in the Vaiden Mississippi Cemetery (White) and the Vaiden Community Cemetery (African-American).

So far, my family history has been traced back to my 14th Generation Grandfather, John Collins I, who was the keeper of the Gael (prison) for King Charles I of England (son of James I - of the King James Bible fame). Other relatives include another King (Elvis).

Other hobbies include motorcycles, making music as a drummer, historical research, adding entries to Find-a-Grave (since 08/11/2000), and watching and collecting DVDs.


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As you are now, so once was I,
As I am now, so you must be,
Prepare for death and follow me.

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RE: Samuella Gilbert Farish
Good advice thanks. BevR
Added by BevR on Jul 23, 2016 6:20 PM
RE: Samuella Gilbert Farish
Thanks for replying. On another issue, I plan to be in Carroll county in Oct. I know you have added Harmony cemetery to FindaGrave. I want to record many of the stones in Billion Graves. Any advice for me?

PS I am a decent ant from Thomas Ples Day and Gibb Farrish, early members of Harmony.
Added by BevR on Jul 23, 2016 5:41 PM
Samuella Gilbert Farish
In Harmony cemetery there is a note on Willie Norman Fleming that he is the same of Jeff D. Fleming and Samuella Gilbert Farish (#22348278). On Samuella's sit says "Note: Wife of Jeff D. Fleming; Daughter of George W. Farish & Missouri Victoria Weeks"

I have been trying to prove that Samuella is a daughter of George W. Farish and Missourie V. Weeks. Can you help on this?

BevR (George W. was my GG Grandfather)
Added by BevR on Jul 23, 2016 2:08 PM
Missy Forrest
RE: Henry Guy Collins, Jr
You are so welcome.
Added by Missy Forrest on Jun 20, 2016 2:06 AM
Vicki Hill
Would you transfer her to me #22023491 ? She was my husband's 2nd great grandmother. Thank you.
Added by Vicki Hill on Jun 14, 2016 4:39 PM
Vicki Hill
Would you transfer him to me #22023477 ? He is my husband's 2nd great grandfather. Thank you.
Added by Vicki Hill on Jun 14, 2016 4:37 PM
Donna Dinstel
Thank you...
for transferring Vassie and Dudley Campbell to me!
Added by Donna Dinstel on Jun 13, 2016 5:53 PM
James Collins d. 1789
Hi, I descend from James Collins d. 1789 and am looking for Proof that he is the James Collins buried in Beaufort National Cemetery. Everything I have found says this cemetery was not established until 1863 by President Lincoln. Can you help me? judywarebrown at
Added by Judygrl on Jun 03, 2016 3:01 AM
Regina L. Rea
Old Plank entry addition
Thank you for adding the memorial for my aunt, Lena Divine Burnham.
Added by Regina L. Rea on May 29, 2016 1:51 PM
RE: Howell Galey Mims
You're very welcome. Glad I was able to help fulfill some of your photo requests! If I ever have any memorials you would like transferred, please let me know thru the edit tab. I will be happy to transfer.
Added by Dixie on May 21, 2016 4:27 PM
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