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 James W. “J. W.” Collins

James W. “J. W.” Collins

Birth
Byhalia, Marshall County, Mississippi, USA
Death 4 Aug 1920 (aged 76)
Bayside, Refugio County, Texas, USA
Burial Rockport, Aransas County, Texas, USA
Plot Section 3
Memorial ID 106669189 · View Source
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Son of Jones W. and Margaret Tune Collins of Halifax County, Virginia who settle in DeSoto County, Mississippi. Like his father, James became a minister & "entered Mississippi College in September, 1880, at the age of thirty-six and graduated in the B. S. course in 1885, at the age of forty".

J. W. married 1. Susan Lee on 16 Dec 1867 in DeSoto County, Mississippi. Susan died on September 12, 1893 & is buried in the Shufordsville Cemetery, Lyon, Coahoma County, Mississippi.

J. W. then married 2. Thirmuthens (Tamothus) Hogan Cobb, widow of Dr. Frank R. Van Eaton. She is buried next to J. W.
See biography at:
Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Mississippi, Vol. II, Part 2, pages 945-946
By Firebird Press
Pelican Publishing, Apr 1, 1999

Guardianship records from DeSoto County, Mississippi, Chancery Court Case #772. Bond dated 07 November 1854 names mother Margaret Collins, Hiram H. Collins & John Mitchell giving bond, stating Margaret Collins as the guardian of Leannah, Elizabeth, Lucinda, John and James Collins, minor heirs of Jones W. Collins deceased.

May you rest in peace.


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  • Created by: Gloria Tune
  • Added: 13 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 106669189
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James W. “J. W.” Collins (21 Oct 1843–4 Aug 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 106669189, citing Rockport Cemetery, Rockport, Aransas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Gloria Tune (contributor 46777289) .