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 Thaddeus Collins

Thaddeus Collins

Birth
Brimfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 6 Sep 1828 (aged 66)
Rose, Wayne County, New York, USA
Burial Rose, Wayne County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 73123292 · View Source
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Thaddeus was the son of Stephen Collins and Sarah Keep. Brimfield VR's give birth year as 1762. He married Esther Foster on 9 Apr 1786 in Walpole, Cheshire County, NH.

Their first child, Esther, was born in Walpole, NH. The next four boys, Alpheus, Thaddeus, Jr, Moses Foster, and Walter, were born in Brandon, Rutland County, Vermont. The last three children were born in Phelps, Ontario County, NY.

Walter died young.

Thaddeus fought in the Revolutionary War. His DAR ancestor number is A024561

From the Military History of Wayne County, NY, by L.H. Clark, p. 104:

Thaddeus Collins went into the American army during the Revolutionary war, at the age of sixteen, from Long Meadow, Mass., or Brimfield, and served three years. He afterwards settled in Rose Valley. In the War of 1812, he, with others, went to Sodus Point to assist in the defense of that place. He died at Rose, September 4, 1828, aged sixty-six years. Mr. Collins was an early resident of Phelps, having probably settled there about 1798, and came to Rose in 1812 or '13.

See also Rose Neighborhood Sketches, Wayne County, NY by A.S. Roe, p. 274; and Landmarks of Wayne County, NY, by G.W. Cowles.


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 73123292
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thaddeus Collins (30 Jul 1762–6 Sep 1828), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73123292, citing Rose Cemetery, Rose, Wayne County, New York, USA ; Maintained by BCTrail (contributor 47468243) .