James Shepard Collins
and Elizabeth Lewis

James Shepard Collins b 31 Dec 1783 Grayson Co VA d 12 Apr 1869 Rockhouse, Letcher Co KY; buried Colson, Letcher Co KY; s/o James Collins and Clarissa Todd. James Shepard Collins m. about 1810 to Elizabeth Lewis b 1788 NC d 5 Feb 1853 Rochhouse Creek, Letcher Co KY; buried Colson, Letcher Co KY. Children of James Shepard Collins and Elizabeth Lewis;

1. Eulalia Collins b 20 Apr 1811 VA d 5 Jun 1897 Letcher Co KY; m. 26 Nov 1850 Letcher Co KY to Stephen G Logan b about 1824 NC. Children of Stephen G Logan and Eulalia Collins;

i. Elizabeth Logan b 17 Jun 1853 Letcher Co KY; m. 1870 KY to Shade Combs b 1 Jan 1844 Letcher Co KY; s/o Wesley Combs and Mary Polly Hogg. Children of Shade Combs and Elizabeth Logan; I. Blaine Combs b 1878 II. Van Combs b about 1880 III. Burnett Combs b about 1882 IV. Ella Combs b 10 May 1885 V. Henry Clay Combs b 1887 VI. Charlie Combs b about 1888 VII. Dora Combs b about 1889 VIII. Wesley Combs b about 1890 IX. Child Combs b about 1891 X. Ida Combs b about 1892

ii. James Logan b about 1855

2. Priscilla Collins b 29 Sept 1812 Scott Co VA; m. George Washington Calhoun b about 1820 KY. Children of George Washington Calhoun and Priscilla Collins;

i. William Calhoun b 1842 KY; m. Nancy Breeding b 16 Aug 1841 Knott Co KY. Child of William Calhoun and Nancy Breeding; I. Martha Calhoun b about 1868 Knott Co KY

ii. Martha Calhoun b 1844 KY

iii. Mary Calhoun b 1847 Letcher Co KY; m. William Riley Horn b 1844; s/o Isadore Horn. Children of William Riley Horn and Mary Calhoun; I. Josephine Horn b 1867 II. Thomas J Horn b 1870 III. George W Horn b 1872 IV. Samuel Horn b 1874 VI. James Horn b 1878 VI. William M Horn b 1880

iv. Marion Calhoun b 1850 Letcher Co KY; m. Martha Unknown b 1864. Children of Marion Calhoun and Martha Unknown; I. George Washington Calhoun II. Priscilla Calhoun III. Elizabeth Calhoun

v. Elizabeth Calhoun b 22 Feb 1851 Letcher Co KY d 18 Aug 1949; m. Randolph Ran Adams b 3 Oct 1845 d 19 Jan 1930; s/o Washington Adams. Children of Randolph Ran Adams and Elizabeth Calhoun; I. Solomon Adams b 1873 II. George M Adams b 23 Oct 1874 III. Sarah Adams b 1876 IV. Frazier Adams b 1878 V. Martha Adams b 23 Jul 1883

vi. Unnamed Male Calhoun b 10 Nov 1852 Letcher Co KY

vii. Robert Calhoun b about 1854 Letcher Co KY d about 1857 Letcher Co KY

viii. Ferbia Phoebe Calhoun b 1855; m. 9 Nov 1873 Letcher Co KY to Nathaniel Collins b 1846 KY; s/o Thomas Collins and Thursa Calhoun. Children of Nathaniel Collins and Ferbia Phoebe Calhoun; I. Mary Jane Collins b 1874 II. Flora Collins b 1877 III. Infant Collins b 1879 IV. Infant Collins b 1881. Nathaniel Collins m. Eliza Parks b 1868; d/o Freeland C Parks. Children of Nathaniel Collins and Eliza Parks; I. Arminta Collins b 1892 II. Martha Collins b about 1894 III. Alic Collins b about 1896 IV. John Lee Collins b about 1898 V. Blaine Collins b 12 Mar 1900 VI. Ollie Virgie Collins b about 1902

3. Nathaniel Collins b 4 Oct 1814 Dickinson Co VA d 30 Dec 1905 Colson, Letcher Co KY; m. Nancy Branham Smith b 18 Oct 1920 KY d 23 Apr 1905 Colson, Letcher Co KY. Children of Nathaniel Collins and Nancy Branham Smith;

i. Elizabeth Collins

ii. Minerva Collins

iii. Greenberry Collins

iv. Martha Jane Collins

4. Thomas Collins b 26 Jul 1817 VA d 9 Jun 1897; m. Thursa Calhoun b 1825 VA d 29 Mar 1888. Children of Thomas Collins and Thursa Calhoun;

i. Mary Collins b 6 Mar 1843 KY d 26 Jul 1915 Letcher Co KY; m. Ewens Cook

ii. Nathaniel Collins b 1846 KY; m. Eliza Parks b 1868

iii. Feriby Collins b about 1849

iv. Francis Marion Collins b 10 Nov 1852

v. Elizabeth Collins b 1855

vi. Susannah Collins b 1 May 1856

vii. Martha Collins b 9 Mar 1858

viii. James R Collins b 11 Oct 1859

ix. John Long Collins b 9 Jun 1863

5. Mary Polly Collins b 10 Oct 1819 Letcher Co KY d 5 Jun 1885 Booneville, KY; m. about 1842 Letcher Co KY to Preston Breeding b 18 May 1820 Knott Co KY d 23 Aug 1887; s/o Elisha Breeding and Pauline Childress. Children of Preston Breeding and Mary Polly Collins;

i. John Breeding b 20 Feb 1843 Letcher Co KY d 25 May 1927 Booneville, Owsley Co KY; m. 18 Dec 1866 to Paulina Hogg b 27 Oct 1850 Booneville, Owsley Co KY d 4 Nov 1935 Beatty KY; d/o Hiram Hogg and Mary Roark.

ii. Eliza Breeding b 26 Aug 1844 d 6 Nov 1923; m. 16 Feb 1869 Camp Branch, Letcher Co KY to Jessie Bowens

iii. Jasper Breeding b 13 Dec 1845 KY d 10 Sept 1893; m. 20 Aug 1868 to Elvira Fannin b 4 Apr 1837 d 30 Jul 1885

iv. Robert Breeding b 15 Jun 1848 KY d 29 Jul 1887; m. Sis Stanley b about 1852 KY

v. Sam Breeding b 2 Mar 1850 KY d 25 Mar 1894 OK; m. Anna Hale b 22 Mar 1850. Sam Breeding m. Jane Hale b about 1854 KY d 20 Oct 1922

vi. Wesley Breeding b 25 Jan 1852 KY d 8 Jul 1941; m. 18 Mar 1871 to Sarah Sally Franklin b 1852 KY d 14 Aug 1936

vii. James Breeding b 26 Sept 1853 KY d 28 Feb 1889 viii. Nancy Breeding b 23 Feb 1854

ix. William Nelson Breeding b 17 Oct 1861 KY; m. 21 Feb 1877 to Jala Hart. William Nelson Breeding m. 24 Nov 1886 Sandlick, Letcher Co KY to Rebecca Riddle

6. William Collins b 20 Nov 1821 d Jun 1935; m. 1842 Letcher Co KY to Eliza Breeding b 21 May 1822 Knott Co KY; d/o Elisha Breeding and Pauline Childress. Children of William Collins and Eliza Breeding;

i. James Collins b 1 Mar 1843

ii. Frances Collins b about 1846

iii. Usly Collins b about 1848

iv. Eula Collins b 20 Apr 1848

v. Maletha Collins b about 1849

vi. Elitia F Collins b 1852

vii. Elisha Collins b 1855

viii. James Collins b about 1857

ix. Jasper Collins b about 1859

x. Dicy Collins b 13 Jul 1859

xi. Franklin Collins b about 1861

xii. Polly Collins b 1865

7. Robert Collins b 21 Oct 1823 Rockhouse, Perry Co KY; m. Liddie Adams b 9 May 1830 Perry Co KY d 11 Oct 1909 Letcher Co KY; d/o Randall Adam.

8. John Wesley Collins b 2 Feb 1825 Rockhouse Creek, Perry Co KY d 27 Aug 1907 Letcher Co KY; m. 10 Mar 1855 Letcher Co KY to Nancy Mullins b 6 Apr 1835 Perry Co KY d 24 Apr 1909 Letcher Co KY.

9. James Madison Collins b 12 Dec 1827 Rockhouse, Perry Co KY d 11 Dec 1915 Letcher Co KY; m. Ruth Hale b 1838 Russell Co VA; d/o Arch Hale and Elizabeth Unknown. Children of James Madison Collins and Ruth Hale;

i. Millard T Collins b 19 Dec 1856 Letcher Co KY d 6 Jun 1962 Washington DC

ii. Benjamin Frank Collins b 4 Jan 1859 Rockhouse, Letcher Co KY; m. 25 May 1878 Letcher Co KY to Eliza Kelly b 1862 Letcher Co KY; d/o William Kelly and Frankie Collins. Children of Benjamin Frank Collins and Eliza Kelly; I. Susan Collins b 1880 II. Sidney Collins (f) b 1884 III. Roland Collins b 1886 IV. John Collins b 1889

iii. Sarah Collins b 4 Nov 1860 Letcher Co KY d 30 Jan 1930 KY; buried Boyd Cemetery Ben Hur, Arkansas; m. Columbus Webster Johnson b 22 Dec 1848 Lee Co VA d 22 Dept 1936 Wayton Arkansas; buried Ben Hur, Arkansas; s/o Joseph Johnson.

iv. John Collins (doctor) b May 1864 KY d Aug 1918 KY; m. 20 Nov 1887 Letcher Co KY to Sarah Elizabeth Adkins b 1867. Children of John Collins and Sarah Elizabeth Adkins; I. Ada Collins b 15 Oct 1888 KY d OK; m. (1) Henry Holcomb. Ada Collins m. (2) Sam Kleghorn. Ada Collins m. (3) Jefferson H Standridge. II. Arthur Collins b 1889 KY; m. 31 Oct 1936 to Ida Webb b abt 1893 KY III. Bruce Collins b 5 Nov 1892 KY d 17 Sept 1974 Arkansas; m. 25 Dec 1922 to Martha LeVada Standridge b 7 Dec 1902 d 4 Oct 1975 Pope Co AR; d/o Howard Standridge and Mary Humphrey.

v. Boyd Collins b about 1865 KY d 15 Apr 1874 Letcher Co KY

vi. Esther Collins b 1867 Boonsboro, KY; m. (1) to Dave Coleman b abt 1863. Esther Collins m. James Simons b about 1863

vii. Edith Collins b 24 Mar 1869 Boonsboro, KY d 3 Jan 1944; m. James Stone b 13 Nov 1865 d 7 Nov 1938. Children of James Stone and Edith Collins; I. Pearl Stone b 26 Jan 1895 II. George Chester Stone b 12 Oct 1897 III. Palmer Stone b 30 May 1898 IV. Ruth Stone b 9 Mar 1900 V. May Stone b 9 Jun 1902 VI. Jean Stone b 31 May 1904 VII. John M Stone b 22 Apr 1906

viii. Emmett Asbury Collins b 6 Aug 1871 Boonsboro, KY d 10 Sept 1950 Isom, Letcher Co KY; m. Serelda Adams b 1881 Isom, Letcher Co KY d 23 Apr 1958.

ix. William Walter Collins b 18 Dec 1875 Boonsboro, KY d 8 Dec 1952 Connelsville PA; m. abt 1912 to Missouri White b 4 Dec 1870 Elizabeth PA d 6 Aug 1950 PA; d/o Robert White and Matilda Grabel Edwards. Missouri White m. abt 1886 PA to George Huston b 1867 PA; s/o Robert Huston and Margaret Unknown. Missouri White m. abt 1905 PA to James Keefer b 1880

x. Martha Collins b 3 Oct 1878 Letcher Co KY xi. Prior M Collins b 11 Oct 1879; m. Betty Mae Royston b 1900 Letcher Co KY

10. Tivis Benjamin Collins b 13 Jun 1828 Rockhouse Creek, Letcher Co KY d 12 Mar 1863 during the Civil War.


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