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Davis COLLINS

Davis COLLINS

Male [1771] - 1837

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  • Name Davis COLLINS 
    Born [1771] 
    Gender Male 
    Birth [BEFORE 1774] 
    Birth Penobscot, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Birth Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Census 1880 Archibald
    Residence 10 Jun 1784  Passamaquoddy, St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Grant 28 Jan 1797  St David, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 22 Jul 1799  St David, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Kirk McColl St Stephen
      Baptisms
      22 July 1799 James son of Davis Collins born 5 January 1799 St David
    Residence 2 Jul 1800  St Stephen, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 5 Oct 1800  St Stephen, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Kirk McColl St Stephen
      Baptisms
      5 October 1800 Margaret daughter of Davis Collins born 24 August 1800 St Stephen
    Residence 16 Jul 1806  St David, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Assessed 1823  St David, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Assessed 1831  St David, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Aged 15 Jul 1837  66 years Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 15 Jul 1837  Tower Hill, St David, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 7 Number 415
      Date August 3 1837
      County Charlotte
      Place Saint Andrews
      Newspaper St. Andrews Standard
      d. Tower Hill, Saint David, Saturday 15th inst., Davis COLLINS, age 66. He and his two youngest sons were felling trees in the forest where unfortunately a small tree which he had cut and which for a time being on the branches of another tree fell and struck him on the head. He was carried home in a state of insensiblity where he lingered for 12 hours when his suffering terminated in death. Left wife. Mr. COLLINS came to this Province with the loyalists and was one of the earliest settlers in St. Davids. (Charlotte Co.)
    Death August 1837  Tower Hill, St David, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Biographical sketches of loyalists of the American Revolution : with an historical essay (1864)
      Lorenzo Sabine
      p 330
      COLLINS, DAVIS. An early settler of St. David, New Brunswick. Died at Tower Hill, August, 1837. His death was caused by the falling of a tree.
    Occupation Bound out to a man in St Andrews  [1
    Probate
    • Charlotte County Probate: Davis Collins 1844
    Residence [1799]  St Stephen, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • See 1821 petition of son James
    Person ID I43663  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2020 

    Father James COLLINS,   b. Bef 1743,   d. C 1804, England? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years) 
    Mother Hannah ABBOTT,   d. [C 1770] 
    Married 2 Oct 1770  Mount Desert Island, Lincoln [Hancock], ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Court records, 1761-1989
      Authors: Maine. Court of General Sessions (Lincoln County)
      [714/1111]
      Lincoln SS Octr 2d 1770 James Collins & Hannah Abbot both of the Island of Mount Desert in said County were joined in Marriage at the house of her Father Moses Abbot on Mount Desert
      By me Nathan Jones Just pacis
    Married Penobscot, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F13020  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna BROWN,   b. [1779], US Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1870, Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 24 Jun 1798  All Saints Anglican, St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 24 Jun 1798 Collins Davis Brown Anna 28
    Children 
     1. James COLLINS,   b. 5 Jan 1799, St David, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. C 1876  (Age 76 years)
     2. Margaret COLLINS,   b. St David, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1869
     3. John COLLINS,   b. [1803], NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1879, Greenock, Saint Patrick, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Tryphena COLLINS,   b. 7 Oct 1804,   d. Bef 1851 CENSUS?
     5. Elizabeth COLLINS,   b. 20 Aug 1806, St David, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. C 1871, [Crossed out from census] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. Davis COLLINS,   b. St David, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. C 1882
     7. Archibald COLLINS,   b. [1813], NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1883
     8. Daniel COLLINS,   d. Bef 1851 CENSUS?
     9. Abigail Brown COLLINS,   d. Bef 1851 CENSUS?
     10. Sarah COLLINS,   b. Bef 1819,   d. Bef 1851 CENSUS?
     11. Isetta R COLLINS,   b. Bef 1821,   d. Bef 1851 CENSUS?
     12. Mercy COLLINS,   b. [1821], NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1859?
     13. William COLLINS,   b. [1823], NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1861 CENSUS?
     14. Annie COLLINS,   b. 18 Aug 1825, St David, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1851 CENSUS?
    Family ID F13021  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Eastport Sentinel: Nil
      Charlotte County Probate: Daniel Collins 1851 (could be son, see below)
      War of 1812: Nil
      Petitions: Checked

      Christ Church St Stephen
      Baptisms
      96 A14 Collins Abigail Brown David & Anna St. D. 30 Dec 1819 R. Clarke [There is Abigail said to be daughter of William b c 1816]
      97 A14 Collins David David & Anna St. D. 30 Dec 1819 R. Clarke
      98 A14 Collins Daniel David & Anna St. D. 30 Dec 1819 R. Clarke
      227 A34 Collins Annie Davis & Annie St. D. 18 Aug 1825 18 July 1830 Skiff. Thomson
    • p 217
      New Brunswick
      Hiram R Collins of the parish of St Stephens County Charlotte and Harriet E Bragg of the same place were married by license with consent of parents this 8th day Octr 1848 By me Arthur McNutt Wesleyan Minister. The above marriage was solemnized between us
      Hiram R Collins
      Harriet E Bragg
      In presence of Rex N King
      Andrew A King
      Recd & Regc 11th May 1849

      p 120
      James Wilson Fisherman and Honora Collins both of this Parish of Grand Manan were married by banns this fourteenth day of February one thousand eight hundred and forty five by me James Neales Missionary of the Society for Profligation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts
      This marriage was solemnized between us
      James Wilson
      Honora Collins
      In the presence of
      Stinson Patton
      William Stewart
      William Brown
      Recd & Regd 14th April 1845

      p 146
      Marriages solemnized in the parish of Saint Andrews in the County of Charlotte in the year 1846
      John McLaughlan of the parish of St George and Mary Collins of the same parish were married in this parish by license this fifteenth day of May in the year 1846 by me Jerome Alley G D Rector
      This marriage was solemnized between un
      John McLaughlan
      Mary Collins [Her mark]
      In presence of John Careagan [His mark]
      Mary M Careagan
      Recd & Regd 16th May 1846
    • St David Grants

      RS686 :: Index to New Brunswick Land Grants, 1784 - 1997
      ame COLLINS, Davis
      Volume B
      Page 452
      Grant number 311
      Place Saint David Parish
      County Charlotte
      Date 1797-01-28
      Accompanying plan No
      Acres 180
      Microfilm F16302
      Other names on this grant (110)
      Lower Tower Hill
      Fanning Division Lot 3 Block C

      RS686 :: Index to New Brunswick Land Grants, 1784 - 1997
      Name COLLINS, David
      Volume E
      Page 212
      Grant number 558
      Place Saint David
      County Charlotte
      Date 1810-11-22
      Accompanying plan No
      Acres 180
      Microfilm F16304
      Comment 28 Others
      Other names on this grant (28)
      Fanning Division Lot 4 Block D

      RS686 :: Index to New Brunswick Land Grants, 1784 - 1997
      Name COLLINGS, Davis
      Volume 15
      Page 0
      Grant number 240
      Place Saint David
      County Charlotte
      Date 1834-06-20
      Accompanying plan Yes
      Acres 100
      Microfilm F16317
    • Index to Land Petitions: Original Series, 1783-1918 (RS108)
      Name COLLINGS, DAVIS
      Year 1807
      County Charlotte
      Microfilm F4171
      2 other Petitioner(s) were on this Petition
      JACKSON, WILLIAM
      VANCE, WILLIAM

      https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/78954?availability=Family%20History%20Library
      Land petitions, 1783-1857
      Authors: New Brunswick. Crown Land Office
      1806 Arnold, Oliver - 1808 Connors, Nathaniel
      Family History Library
      United States & Canada Film
      1288467
      8191404
      https://www.familysearch.org/search/film/008191404?cat=78954
      [472/]
      r St David
      regarding lot purchased from William Vance
    • St David

      Volume B Page 689
      [692/753]
      No 980
      William Vance gentleman St David
      Davis Collins yeoman St Stephen
      2 10 -
      Lot 1 Block D Fanning's Division
      St David
      2 July 1800
      Wm Vance
      Wit: Robinson Crocker, Joseph Porter

      Volume Q Page 83
      [No 84]
      [86/557]
      John Collins farmer St David
      David Collins r St David
      95 pounds
      Lots 4 & 5 Block W Fanning
      25 March 1837
      John Collings
      Wit: John Barter, Wm Abbot

      Volume U Page 600
      No 878
      27 May 1845
      Nathaniel Higgins Wesley, ME and wife Margaret
      Davis Collins farmer St David
      7 pounds 10 shillings
      Eastern part of Lot 3 in Letter C in Fanning's Division Cape Ann Grant
      Nathaniel Higgins [SS]
      Margaret Higgins [Her mark]
      Wit: Saml Aben? John?

      Volume Q Page 86 [89/557]
      No 841
      John Collings farmer St David
      Davis Collings St David
      95 pounds
      St David
      Lot 4 and Lot 5 Block W Fanning Division
      25 March 1837
      John Collings [SS]
      Wit: John Barter, William Abbot

      Volume U Page 600
      No 878
      27 May 1845
      Nathaniel Higgins Wesley, ME and wife Margaret
      Davis Collins farmer St David
      7 pounds 10 shillings
      Eastern part of Lot 3 in Letter C in Fanning's Division Cape Ann Grant
      Nathaniel Higgins [SS]
      Margaret Higgins [Her mark]
      Wit: Saml Aben? John?

  • Sources 
    1. [S3994] Our folks and your folks : a volume of family history and biographical sketches including the Collins, Hardison, Merrill, Florence Collins Porter, (1919).

    2. [S3913] All Saints Angilcan Church Records, St Andrews, NB, Transcribed by Shirley O'Neill.