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Charles Collie, I
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Birth: May 2, 1797
Chester County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 1872
Gifford
Hot Spring County
Arkansas, USA

Charles Collie(I) was the youngest of seven children born to William Silas Collie(I) and Ann Chishom Collie. His oldest brothers, Lewis(I) and Jessie M., were born in Virginia as the Revolutionary War was starting.The next sibling was born about six years later after their father returned from the war and moved the family to South Carolina. Three more children were born before Charles(I) arrived. He was about fifteen years old when his extended family still in South Carolina joined the great migration west. They crossed the northern border of Alabama into Tennessee and settled on Coldwater Creek in Lincoln County. His older brothers and familes in Walton County, Georgia, soon joined them. Charles(I) was enumerated in the 1820 TENNESSEE CENSUS as 1 male age 15-20 in his father's household. His married siblings and families were nearby. Charles(I) married Margaret Clark and they were in nearby McNairy County by 1822 when their first child was born. Four more children arrived before his father, William Silas Collie(I), died in 1830. A young daughter died before 1840 and seven more children were born. Charles(I) and brother, James(II) and families were in Tishamingo County, Mississippi when the 1845 STATE CENSUS of MISSISSIPPI was taken. The brothers crossed the Mississippi River and were enumerated in the 1850 LOUISIANA CENSUS in Jackson Parish. The older children of Charles(I) and Margaret were young adults and the youngest of their twelve, Thomas Charles, was age 3. Their children remained close to the parents as they married and started families of their own. Charles(I) and Margaret led their growing family on one last migration, this time north into Arkansas where they were enumerated in the 1860 ARKANSAS CENSUS in Hot Spring County. Their children and their families put down roots here and decendants of the pioneers, Charles(I) and Margaret Collie, still reside in this area of Arkansas over one hundred and fifty years later.
- Blanche Keating Collie

Children:
1. Lewis Collie(II) 1822-1892
2. Joseph James Collie 1824-1888
3. Lear Cealia Collie 1826-bf1840
4. Mary Ann Collie Sweeney Loftin 1828-
5. Sarah Collie Clift 1830-
6. Elizabeth Collie Lloyd 1832-1917
7. William Harvey Collie 1833-1858
8. John Wesley Collie 1836-
9. Robert Carroll Collie 1837-1888
10. Margaret Collie Phelan 1840-
11. Dorcus Parker Collie Davis Power 1842-1882
12. Thomas Charles Collie 1844-1931
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Silas Collie (1753 - 1830)
  Ann Chisholm Collie (1757 - 1828)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Clark Collie (1803 - 1865)*
 
 Children:
  Joseph James Collie*
  Lewis Collie (1822 - 1892)*
  William Harvey Collie (1833 - 1911)*
  John W. Collie (1835 - 1887)*
  Robert Carroll Collie (1837 - 1888)*
  Margret Nancy Phelan (1839 - 1922)*
  Dorcas D. Davis Power (1842 - 1882)*
  Thomas Charles Collie (1847 - 1931)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Collie Franklin (1783 - ____)*
  James Collie (1785 - 1864)*
  Charles Collie (1797 - 1872)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Francois Cemetery
Gifford
Hot Spring County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Blanche Keating Collie
Record added: Mar 18, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106908686
Charles Collie, I
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Youngest brother of our great great grandfather, James Collie II. You are not forgotten. Rest in peace.
- John and Blanche Collie
 Added: Mar. 19, 2013
 
 
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