John W. Collins (1835* - 1918)
Posted By: DJ Scieszinski
Date: 12/12/2015 at 20:28:48
COLLINS, JOHN W., far., Sec. 34; born Feb. 3, 1835*, in Decatur Co., Ind., in 1856, came to Monroe Co., Iowa; owns 390 acres of land, valued at $40 per acre; his mother lives with him; she was born in 1800, in Kentucky; his father died in Monroe Co., Aug. 12, 1856, aged 50 years.
*Tombstone reflects 1836 as year of birth
SOURCE: THE HISTORY OF MONROE COUNTY, IOWA
CHICAGO: WESTERN HISTORICAL COMPANY, 1878
Directory of Monroe County, Troy Township, Page 461
Monroe Biographies maintained by Susan Claman.
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