David Collins was the father of Nancy Collins Hager, Andrew J. Collins, George Washington Collins, Hiram Collins, Peter Collins (1838-1914) and Malissa Collins.
Various sources claim that David was born in Scott County, Kentucky, Cumberland County, Kentucky and Virginia.
In the United States Census of 1870, it is noted that David was sixty years of age, Indian and with his birthplace being Virginia. He lived in Kentucky with his wife "Polly" Collins and daughter Malissa Collins (aged thirty) and Juliann Collins (aged eleven).
Mary Polly Dale Collins