Monthly Archives: September 2012

Collins 4

Some items about the early Collinses. 1. There are no Collins taxed for land in Nansemond County, Va., between 1782 (the start of available records) and 1796. 2. In the 1790 census in Gates County, NC, there is a “Lamuel … Continue reading

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Collins 3

A very interesting deed from Chowan precinct: 21 Jul 1727. John Hambleton to Samuel Williams of upper parish Nansemond. 300A adj Wm Speight & Thos Goffe. Wit: Geo. Williams, Jona. Kitterele, John Collins — One issue I have been trying … Continue reading

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Collins 2

So, maybe it is time to do a little “fine mapping” on this family. As noted in the previous post, we are tracing the ancestry of Graham R. Collins, the grandfather of my great-grandmother, Martha Lydia Collins. Graham Collins was … Continue reading

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Collins 1

For months, I have been working on tracing the “deep” ancestry of one branch of my family. The family’s name is Collins. I relate to them through my great grandmother Martha Lydia Collins (1877-1945), her father Hugh Wilbur Collins (1839-1915),and … Continue reading

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Welcome to WordPress.com! This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you … Continue reading

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