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From: Knott Historical Society <>
Subject: Cephus Collins of Floyd Co., Ky.
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 1999 22:29:14 -0400


Knott County Historical Society

1. James Collins b. May 1864, Ky., (son of Elbe "L.B." Collins and Kate Hamilton)
m. Martha Collins, b. June 1872, Hancock Co., Tn., (daughter of James Collins and
Louisa Jane ______) d. 7 April 1958, Floyd Co., Ky.
Children:
2. i Lilburn Collins b. Nov. 1888, Ky., m. Mousie Collins, b. Sep. 1884,
(daughter of Worden Collins and Mary Nolan) d. 17 Dec. 1971.
3. ii Dillard Collins b. Nov. 1890, Ky., m. Nellie Moore.
4. iii Sallie Ann Collins b. 5 Oct. 1893, Floyd Co., Ky., m. Green Hicks,
(son of Thomas Meade and Elizabeth Hicks). Sallie died 3 Feb. 1971.
+ 5. iv Zella Collins b. 4 March 1894.
+ 6. v Silas Collins b. April 1895.
+ 7. vi Cephus Collins b. 7 Feb. 1898.
8. vii Allie Collins b. April 1898, m. (1) Diamond Collins, b. April 1898,
(son of Worden Collins and Mary Nolan) m. (2) Harry King.

Second Generation

5. Zella Collins (1.James1) b. 4 March 1894, m. Eli Hicks, b. 8 Jan. 1889, Floyd Co.,
Ky., (son of William Hicks and Susie "Sis" Collins) d. 20 Dec. 1988. Zella died 12
Sep. 1952.
Children:
9. i Stella Hicks m. Tommy Collins, (son of Alfred Collins and Della
Moore).
+ 10. ii Edgle Hicks.
+ 11. iii Ettis Hicks.
+ 12. iv Estill Hicks.
13. v Ecil Hicks m. (1) Zanie Little, m. (2) Gracie Williams.
14. vi Ethel Hicks m. Ermalee Allen.
15. vii Edith Hicks m. Johnny Noble.

6. Silas Collins (1.James1) b. April 1895, Floyd Co., Ky., m. (1) Rachel Hicks, b. 4
June 1901, Ky., (daughter of William Hicks and Susie "Sis" Collins) d. 30 April
1953, m. (2) 9 June 1931, divorced 1939, Elizabeth Tuttle, b. 12 June 1913, Floyd
Co., Ky., (daughter of Joe Elliott Tuttle and Florence Tuttle) d. 12 May 1978,
Beaver, Ohio.
Children by Rachel Hicks:
16. i Rudolph Collins.
17. ii Adolph Collins.
18. iii Jane Collins.
Children by Elizabeth Tuttle:
19. iv Josephine Collins b. Ky., m. Edward Wade.

7. Cephus Collins (1.James1) b. 7 Feb. 1898, Floyd Co., Ky., m. 12 May 1922, Artie
Tuttle, b. 24 Oct. 1902, Knott Co., Ky., (daughter of James L. Tuttle and Sally
Tuttle) d. 11 Oct. 1989. Cephus died 9 Dec. 1987, Plymouth, Ohio.
Children:
+ 20. i Virgie Collins b. 17 May 1923.
+ 21. ii Verda Collins.
+ 22. iii Irene Collins b. 1 Jan. 1927.
+ 23. iv Bill Ray Collins b. 23 Aug. 1929.
+ 24. v Eurmlee Collins.
+ 25. vi Roy Gene Collins.
+ 26. vii Hazel Jean Collins.

Third Generation

10. Edgle Hicks (5.Zella2, 1.James1) m. 28 Jan. 1932, in Mousie, Knott County,
Kentucky, Melda Sparkman, b. 18 Sep. 1916, (daughter of Troy Sparkman and
Rachel Tuttle) d. 30 May 1996.
Children:
27. i Anna Mae Hicks m. Gerald Dorsch, m. Chester Clyde Cooper, b.
Detroit, Michigan, d. 5 June 1973, m. Arthur Lionel Lee Lavergne, b.
Detroit, Michigan.
28. ii Anna Rose Hicks m. (1) Dale C. Pike, m. (2) Alvin Parker Fields.
29. iii Shelvie Jean Hicks m. Billy Clay Green.
30. iv Maxine Hicks m. Cledis Handshoe, b. Hueysville, Ky.
31. v Marlion Junior Hicks m. (1) Kay ______, m. (2) Linda Nethers, b.
Shelby, Ohio, m. (3) Judith Estes, b. Rockford, Illinois, d. 5 Jan. 1975,
m. (4) Renee ______, m. (5) Kathy Miller, m. (6) Cheree ______.
32. vi Versia Hicks m. (1) Wilbur Leftis, m. (2) James Jerome Paul, m. (3)
Douglas Paul Beard, b. Chicago, Illinois, m. (4) Barry Gene Leander.
33. vii Brenda Kaye Hicks m. (1) Larry Vyborny, b. Rockford, Illinois, m. (2)
Jan. 1975, in Clintwood, Va., Billy Clay Green.
34. viii Virginia Hicks m. Clyde C. Jr. Lakey.

11. Ettis Hicks (5.Zella2, 1.James1) m. (1) Berlie Yates, m. (2) Nathaniel Sparkman,
(son of Troy Sparkman and Rachel Tuttle).
Children by Nathaniel Sparkman:
35. i Thurman Sparkman.
36. ii Sue Sparkman.

12. Estill Hicks (5.Zella2, 1.James1) m. Euka Turner.
Children:
37. i Odis Lee Hicks.
38. ii Clara Mae Hicks.

20. Virgie Collins (7.Cephus2, 1.James1) b. 17 May 1923, Minnie, Ky., m. 8 Feb. 1946,
Newman King, b. 23 Feb. 1912, (son of Harry King and Mary Liz Hall) d. 23 July
1979, Sandusky, Ohio. Virgie died 7 Dec. 1968, Columbus, Ohio.
Children:
39. i Betty Rae King b. 31 Jan. 1947, Willard, Ohio, m. 25 Sep. 1968,
David Harold Snyder. Betty died 8 July 1995.
40. ii Newman E. King m. (1) Rita Kay Neeley, m. (2) Brenda Joyce
Vanderpool, m. (3) Darlene Kaye Brown.
41. iii Danny Lee King m. Karen Sue Montgomery.
42. iv Bobby Glenn King.
43. v Ronald Cephas King m. Shirley Ann Roberts.
44. vi Patricia Sue King m. William J. Warner.

21. Verda Collins (7.Cephus2, 1.James1) m. Mitchell Shepherd.
Children:
45. i Barbara Jean Shepherd m. Clark Steven Dorr.
46. ii Linda Gail Shepherd m. Kent Stuart Dorr.
47. iii Sharon Kay Shepherd m. William Russell Braker.
48. iv Darrell Ray Shepherd.
49. v Jerry Dean Shepherd m. Vicky Lee Armstead.
50. vi Debbie Ann Shepherd m. Donald Eugene Carpenter.

22. Irene Collins (7.Cephus2, 1.James1) b. 1 Jan. 1927, Minnie, Ky., m. 10 Aug. 1946,
in Orkney, Ky., William Jackson Storie, b. 29 Jan. 1920, Drift, Floyd Co., Ky., d. 16
Jan. 1983, McDowell, Floyd Co., Ky. Irene died 29 Sept. 1975, Mansfield, Ohio.
Children:
51. i Jackie Brice Storie m. Sharon Metcalf.
52. ii Linda Karen Storie m. Timothy Allan Smith.
53. iii Gary Dwayne Storie m. Gail Louise Gilpatrick.
54. iv Carolyn Elaine Storie.
55. v David Kevin Storie m. Linda Marie Rhoads, b. Ohio.
56. vi Kimberly Denise Storie.

23. Bill Ray Collins (7.Cephus2, 1.James1) b. 23 Aug. 1929, Wayland, Ky., m. 4 March
1955, in Chatfield, Va., Joyce Ann Martin. Bill died 20 Sept. 1985, Willard, Ohio,
buried: Greenlawn Cem., Plymouth, Ohio.
Children:
57. i Marty Ray Collins m. (1) Brenda Jean Gibson, m. (2) Laura Smith.
58. ii Van Collins m. (1) Tuesday Winans, m. (2) Shelia Slone, (daughter of
Woodrow Slone and Audra Tuttle).

24. Eurmlee Collins (7.Cephus2, 1.James1) m. Elyria Vanderpool.
Children:
59. i Randy Collins m. (1) Kathy Buckingham, b. Williard, Ohio, m. (2)
Mary ______.
60. ii Richard Lynn Collins m. Rhonda Myrl Thomas.

25. Roy Gene Collins (7.Cephus2, 1.James1) m. Delores Stephens.
Children:
61. i Vickie Collins.
62. ii Kathy Ann Collins m. Christopher Oscar Welfle.
63. iii Deatra Sue Collins m. Jack Allen Bard.
64. iv Lorna Gay Colilns.

26. Hazel Jean Collins (7.Cephus2, 1.James1) m. David Thomas Pullam.
Children:
65. i Roy Glenn Pullam m. Cynthia Ann Daup.
66. ii Sonja Lea Pullam m. (1) Douglas L. Sykes, m. (2) James Gibson.
67. iii Sondra Dee Pullam m. (1) Bradley Scott Dewitt, m. (2) Kenny Burner.

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