Sgt Edward C. Collins

  • Birth 15 May 1830 Ariel Cross Road, Marion County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 3 Jul 1910 Bradford County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Madison County, Florida, USA
  • Memorial ID 83274900

Edward C. Collins served as Sergeant in Company F, 4th Rgt. SC Cavalry, Confederate States Army. Honorably discharged in Rock Hill, SC April 1865. He was one of 4 brothers that served in the war & the ONLY survivor. No marker found at his grave beside wife Mattie.

His widow, Mattie Palmer Collins applied for a pension in Bradford Co. Fla. in 1910. Edward might be buried somewhere in Bradford Co., Fla. He resided in Bradford, Fla. since 1 - 1 - 1877.

Mary Legette 1834- ? (Dau. of Levi Legette & Zilphia Evans)
Mattie Palmer (married Oct. 2, 1892)

Children: (1870 census, Marion Co., SC)
Richard C. Collins 1853
Lawerence D. Collins 1855
Luther L. Collins 1858
Woodson Collins 1860
Edward M. Collins 1862
Rosalee Collins 1865
Elizabeth Collins 1867
Sion Collins 1869

Family Members

Siblings Half Siblings


No marker.





  • Created by: Keith Edwards
  • Added: 11 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83274900
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Edward C. Collins (15 May 1830–3 Jul 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83274900, citing Shiloh Methodist Church Cemetery, Madison County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Keith Edwards (contributor 47203102) .