COLLINS ANNEX

 

Lois M. (Collins) Cowen Pedigree

(Start at generation 5, below.)

 

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Origin of the surname “Collins:”

 

 

Generation

 

13 

 

12  Henry Collins

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1606 in Stepney Parish, London, Middlesex County, England.  Died February 1686 at Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts.  Immigrated from England to America in 1635.

 

2. Wife: Ann Tealby

 

Born 1605 at St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England.  Died 1691.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Joseph Collins: See generation 11, below.

 

11  Joseph Collins

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1632 in England.  Died 16 February 1724 at Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.

 

2. Wife: Ruth Knowles

 

Born 3 November 1657 at Plymouth, Massachusetts.  Died 28 August 1714 at Eastham, Massachusetts.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Benjamin Collins: See generation 10, below.

 

10  Benjamin Collins

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1687 at Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.

 

2. Wife: Sarah Bangs

 

Born August 1687 at Eastham, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, daughter of Jonathan (b. 1640, d. 1728) and Mary (Mayo) Bangs (b. 1650, d. 1711).

 

3. Children:

 

a. Richard Collins: See generation 9, below.

 

9   Richard Collins

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 9 February 1708 at Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts.

 

2. Wife: Sarah Dodson

 

Born 15 July 1701 at Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, daughter of Jonathan (b. 1659, d. 1695) and Deborah (Barden) Dodson (b. 1665, d. 1765).

 

3. Children:

 

a. Richard Collins, Jr.: Born March 1736 at Freetown, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Married Elizabeth Rides (b. about 1735 at Dartmouth, Bristol Co.), sister of Sarah Rides (his brother, Jonathan’s wife) and daughter of William (b. 1705, d. 1790) and Abigail (Kirby) Rides (b. 1711).

 

b. Jonathan Collins: See generation 8, below.

 

8   Jonathan Collins

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 22 September 1737 at Freetown, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died 3 May 1791 at Dartmouth, Bristol County.

 

2. Wife: Sarah Rides

 

Born about 1740 at Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, sister of Elizabeth Rides (his brother, Richard’s wife) and daughter of William (b. 1705, d. 1790) and Abigail (Kirby) Rides (b. 1711).

 

3. Children:

 

a. Thomas Collins: See generation 7, below.

 

7   Thomas Collins

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1780 at Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died there 20 June 1866.

 

2. Wife: Lois Lee

 

Born 12 September 1783 at Dighton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, daughter of Thomas (b. 1749, d. 1804) and Lois (Mason) Lee (b. 1747, d. 1833).  Died 7 October 1842 at Taunton, Bristol County.

 

3. Children:

 

a. John Collins: See generation 6, below.

 

6   John Collins

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1816 at Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died there 9 December 1882.  In 1850 resided at Fall River, Bristol County.  In 1860 resided at Ward 3, Falls River, and in 1870 resided at Ward 4, Falls River.

 

2. Wife: Cynthia M. Reed

 

Born 1825 at Attleboro, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died 1872 at Fall River, Bristol County.  Married John Collins on 10 October 1844 at Dartmouth, Bristol County.

 

3. Children:

 

a. Lois M. Collins: See generation 5, below.

 

b. Maria M. Collins: Born January 1848.  Married Bradford Durfee Phillips, generation 6 of the Phillips Annex.

 

c. Oliver L. Collins: Born 1852.  Married Abial Hathaway.

 

d. Lydia A. Collins: Born 26 February 1854.  Died 20 March 1867.

 

e. Bethania Bertram Collins: Born 13 January 1856 at Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Died 25 November 1939 at New Bedford, Bristol County.  Married Humphrey L. Lawton.

 

5   Lois M. Collins:

 

Born November 1845 at Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts.  Married Alden C. Cowen, paragraph 3.b.(2. of generation 5 of the Cowen Annex on 6 December 1863 at Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

 

 

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