Sarah Sherrill Collins

Birth
Haywood County, North Carolina, USA
Death 24 Dec 1882 (aged 59)
Meigs County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Non-Cemetery Burial
Memorial ID 175770730 · View Source
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Sarah Sherrill was the daughter of George Sherrill (1786-1850) and Rutha Wilson (1790-1833), both of whom were born in Burke County, North Carolina. Sarah Sherrill was born in Haywood County, North Carolina. The Sherrills were a prominent family in North Carolina.

Sarah Sherrill married Joseph Henry Collins (1817-1865) in Haywood County, North Carolina on 5 Dec 1843. They would have 11 children together.

Joseph Henry Collins died in the explosion of the steamer SS Sultana in the worst maritime disaster in US history; ironically, on his wife's birthday.

Children of Joseph Henry Collins and Sarah Sherrill:

1. James Robert Collins (1844-1919)

2. Martha Louise Collins (1845-1934)

3. Rutha Minerva Collins (1846-1939)

4. Louvina S. Collins (1848-1933)

5. John Alexander Collins (1850-1940)

6. Elizabeth Verlinchia Collins (1853-1930)

7. Benjamin Franklin Collins (1856-1940)

8. Mary A. Collins (1856-?)

9. Nancy Caroline Collins (1858-1867)

10. Sarah Jane Collins (1860-1941)

11. Joseph Bedford Collins (1862-1873)



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  • Created by: TuneFamily
  • Added: 27 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175770730
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Sherrill Collins (27 Apr 1823–24 Dec 1882), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175770730, ; Maintained by TuneFamily (contributor 48010861) Non-Cemetery Burial.