Tivis Benjamin Collins
and Elvira Sexton
Tivis Benjamin Collins b 13 Jun 1828 Rockhouse Creek, Letcher Co KY d 12 Mar 1863; during the Civil War; s/o James Shepard Collins and Elizabeth Lewis. Tivis Benjamin Collins m. Elvira Sexton b 4 Mar 1831 d 1 Apr 1914 Carter Co KY of blood poisoning and old age; d/o Andrew Sexton and Sarah Unknown. Children of Tivis Benjamin Collins and Elvira Sexton;
1. George Washington Sexton b abt 1852 KY d 29 Jan 1944 KY; m. Catherine K Morton b abt 1846 TN d 8 Jan 1932 Stinson, Carter Co KY; d/o William Morton and Letha Couch.
2. William Sexton b abt 1854 KY
Benjamin Tevis Collins (aka Tivis Benjamin Collins) died in 1863 on hospital boat at the battle of Vicksburg. Benjamin joined the 19th Ken. Infantry along with Henry Watson Sexton and his brother Jefferson Sexton. 12 Mar 1863 in Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi, USA (Source: Skip Morgan)