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Watson Collins

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Watson Collins

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death
4 Jul 1864 (aged 42)
Andersonville, Sumter County, Georgia, USA
Burial
Andersonville National Historic Site, Macon County, Georgia, USA Add to Map
Plot
Section K Grave No: 2886
Memorial ID
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Watson Collins
Born: March 3, 1822, Virginia
Died: July 4, 1864, of scorbutus
Parents: Gilson and Martha Collins
Married: August 8, 1844, to Evaline Williams (1825-1880), Carter County, TN
Children:
Sarah Elizabeth Perry,
June 8, 1845-
Catherine Treadway,
May 14, 1847-
Emily Martha Perry,
Feb. 14, 1849-
Matilda (Malinda) Oliver,
Aug. 9, 1851-
Mary Jane Glover,
May 18, 1854-
Margaret Caroline,
Feb. 13, 1857-Apr. 20, 1873
Jackson D.C.,
Sept. 21, 1859-Aug. 11, 1928
Eliza C. Ellis,
April 22, 1862-1919 (buried Ellis Family Cemetery, Carter County, TN)

Watson was one of the East Tennessee Bridge Burners of November 8, 1861, in Carter County, TN. He subsequently mustered in July 22, 1862, as a private in Co. H of the Second Tennessee Infantry, USA. He was captured November 6, 1863, and sent to Andersonville prison. Code No: 12886; Grave No: 2886.

Watson Collins
Born: March 3, 1822, Virginia
Died: July 4, 1864, of scorbutus
Parents: Gilson and Martha Collins
Married: August 8, 1844, to Evaline Williams (1825-1880), Carter County, TN
Children:
Sarah Elizabeth Perry,
June 8, 1845-
Catherine Treadway,
May 14, 1847-
Emily Martha Perry,
Feb. 14, 1849-
Matilda (Malinda) Oliver,
Aug. 9, 1851-
Mary Jane Glover,
May 18, 1854-
Margaret Caroline,
Feb. 13, 1857-Apr. 20, 1873
Jackson D.C.,
Sept. 21, 1859-Aug. 11, 1928
Eliza C. Ellis,
April 22, 1862-1919 (buried Ellis Family Cemetery, Carter County, TN)

Watson was one of the East Tennessee Bridge Burners of November 8, 1861, in Carter County, TN. He subsequently mustered in July 22, 1862, as a private in Co. H of the Second Tennessee Infantry, USA. He was captured November 6, 1863, and sent to Andersonville prison. Code No: 12886; Grave No: 2886.



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  • Created by: Allen Ellis
  • Added: Aug 24, 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/41105033/watson-collins: accessed ), memorial page for Watson Collins (3 Mar 1822–4 Jul 1864), Find a Grave Memorial ID 41105033, citing Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville National Historic Site, Macon County, Georgia, USA; Maintained by Allen Ellis (contributor 46570118).