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Subject: Re: [TXBOWIE] Harry Collins/Daisy Barlow
Date: Sat, 18 Apr 2009 17:11:08 -0000

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1870: Dublin, Dallas, Alabama; Summerfield Post Office
1880; Census Place: , Bowie, Texas; Roll: T9_1292; Family History Film: 1255292; Page: 62.2000; Enumeration District: 3; .
Henry / Dock Collins 1844/1845 GA SC SC
Mary J. Collins 1846/1847 AL AL AL
Emma/Emmer Collins 1863/1864 AL dtr
James W. Collins 13 1866/67 AL son
John T. Collins 8 1872 TX son

W M Collins 1803 SC SC SC
M E Collins 1812 SC SC SC wife

James M Collins 1848 AL claimed parents born GA

Thomas F Collins 1852 AL claimed parents born GA

Mark R Collins 1851 AL claimed parents born GA son of William J Collins born SC 1818 and Martha born 1826 in GA

All of these Collin's families appear to have arrived in Texas early 1870's. They are in Shelby Co AL in 1850 someone has noted that Martha was a McGee and both died in Bowie county. Prior to Mark they had twins Robert and Thomas R in 1845.

Henry Collins born 1844 GA son of Thomas Samuel Collins 1815 GA and Rebecca McGee 1820 GA. Per family trees full name was Susan Rebecca McGee.

Thomas, Rebecca, son Thomas, son Jesse, dtr Eliza, dtr Elizabeth, dtr Sarah are in Plantersville, Dallas Co AL in 1870. Eliza Collins Chandler born 15 Aug 1857 Alabama died in Texarkana, Bowie county 03 Sept 1919 buried Rose Hill Cemetery, married Wm D Chandler also known as D W Chandler before May 1880.

Siblings: Loraine S 1838 GA, Mary J 1840 GA; Josiah 1842 GA; Nancy A 1846 GA James M 1847 AL; John R 1849 AL. James M Collins born Sept 1847 Alabama listed in Garland, Miller Co AR 1900 census.

Name: Henry Collins
Spouse: Mary Jane Morten
Marriage Date: 27 Feb 1862
County: Shelby
State: Alabama
Performed by Name: D T Seale
Source information: Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research

Nancy A Collins married Joseph Harper 27 Dec 1860 in Shelby Co

Wm J Collins family found in Plantersville, Perry Co in 1860, son Henry not with them; Evelina born 1853, Winneford born 1855; Mary E 1856; Wm J 1858 and Martha 4 mos old.

Henry Dock Collins abt 1844 GA died in Texarkana 1929 spouse was noted to be Martha Elledge per Schenebeck Family Tree. Per Nelson Family Tree Henry Dock's wife was Mary Jane Martin.

Mary Emma Collins 13 Dec 1862 Alabama married Robert Joseph Elledge per "Male Family Tree". Per "Myers Family Tree" she died in Webster, LA in 1943

Per Dianne's Family Tree another daughter Annie Bell who married a Cody no other data and no further info on James W Collins and brother John T Collins.

Henry D "Callins" found in Nash, Bowie Co in 1910 stated place of birth was TN, record notes 2nd marriage for Henry of 5 yrs to Martha Elledge age 49 born AR 1861 dtr Bertha age 13 and "Callius"? Collins listed as grand dtr born TX 1894 and the record says Martha had two children.

Henry D Collins found in JP 1 Bowie county in 1920 born GA 1841, second wife Martha born AR 1851, dtr Bertha Collins Taylor born 1897 and her children Thelma Taylor 1913; William Taylor 1916; Woodrow Taylor 1917 and Thomas Taylor 2 mos old.

Bertha Collins Taylor then married William F Parker born LA abt 1895. Thelma Taylor listed as Thelma Parker, Thomas Taylor listed as Elvin Taylor; Clarence Parker 1923, Clinton Parker 1927 and Frank Parker 4 mos old in 1930.

Bertha Irene Melton born 1898 died in Bowie county 06 May 1971 dtr of Doc Collins and Martha Elledge, buried Memorial Gardens in Texarkana, son W. L. Taylor informant.

Thelma Lorene Taylor Perkins born 1913 died in Texarkana 15 Aug 1954, father Sylvester T Taylor, mother Bertha Irene Collins is buried in Masonic section of State Line Cemetery, Texarkana, Arkansas which would be Miller county. John M Perkins informant. They resided at 506 Arthur St in Texarkana, Miller Co.

Martha Elledge Collins, widow, # 35771
07 May 1860 AR
31 Aug 1938 Rt 3, Texarkana, Bowie
Thomas Elledge AL father
Wife of D H Collins
Doc Collins of Texarkana informant
buried Worten or Warten Springs 22 Aug 1938

Who was the other "Doc" Collins ?

Bowie County Marriage Records 1888 -1930
Link is broken for now.

Bowie Co, Tx WOOTTEN SPRINGS Cemetery
Submitted by: Texarkana USA Genealogical Society
Email: or
Located in Texarkana at the end of Ghio Fish Boulevard Across the street
from Spring Park Kind. Center.
BARLOW, Nora 1868 1942 Wife of T.Y.
BARLOW, T. Y. 1851 12/16/1938
COLLINS, Albertine no dates ***
COLLINS, Baby 1925 3/25/1925 ***
COLLINS, H. D. 12/25/1840 1/24/1929 ***
COLLINS, Mary 1847 1886 Wife of H.D.,***
COLLINS, Martha Susan 5/7/1860 8/31/1938 ***
COLLINS, M. R. 1850 5/27/1926 ***

T Y Barlow, married, # 53899
23 July 1851 Iowa
16 Dec 1938 Rt 3 Texarkana
Jon. Barlow Iowa father
Rebecca Young Iowa mother
Mrs. Nora Barlow informant and spouse [ second wife ]

Ralph M Barlow born 05 Sept 1903 Texas died in Sinton, San Patricio County 07 Mar 1968 son of Thomas Barlow and Nora Elkins.

Year: 1900; Census Place: Garland, Miller, Arkansas; Roll: T623_68 Page: 20A; Enumeration District: 119.
Garland Township (North Part Excl. Texarkana City), Miller, Arkansas
Thomas Y Barlow 47 July 1852 Ioway widowed father NY mother OH house carpenter record says owned home
Ella Barlow 18 Dec 1881 TX mother TX
Myrtle Barlow 13 May 1887 Kansas mother TX
May Barlow 9 Sept 1890 Nebraska mother TX
Bissie Barlow 7 Feb 1893 Ioway mother TX
Ribbcca Barlow 83 March 1817 Ohio mother bore 8 children 4 are living, father born Ireland, mother born PA

Unclaimed marriage license.
Barlow, Thomas Y. age 48 married Elkins, Nora age 32 26-Jun-1901 Miller Co AR

Iowa State Census 1895, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County
Thomas Y Barlow age 42 born IA
Anna Barlow age 34 born TX
Ella Barlow age 13 born AR
Myrtle Barlow age 8 born KS
May Barlow age 5 born NE
Bessie Barlow age 2 born Pottawattamie county

Also listed in Connect Beaffs; Kane, Pottawattamie county.
Thomas Barlow 42 born Scott Co IA
Annie Barlow 32 born Texas
Ello Barlow 13 born Texas
Myrtle Barlow 8 born Kansas
May Barlow 5 born Nebraska
Bessie Barlow 2 born Pot Co Iowa

1910; Census Place: Garland Township, Texarkana Ward 3, Miller, Arkansas; Roll: T624_57; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 70; Image: 899.
Name: Rebecca Barlow
Age in 1910: 93
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1817
Birthplace: Ohio
Relation to Head of House: Head, 1110 County Avenue
Father's Birth Place: Ireland
Mother's Birth Place: New York
Home in 1910: Texarkana Ward 3, Miller, Arkansas
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Gender: Female

Everybody else not found in 1910 census regarding this Barlow/Collins family in Miller county nor Bowie county.

1920, Garland, Miller, Arkansas
Thomas S Barlow 1854 IA
Nora I Barlow 1869 TX AR AR
Ralph Barlow 1904 TX

1930, Garland, Miller, Arkansas
Thomas Y Barlow 1853 IA
Nora Barlow 1869 died in Miller Co 15 Aug 1942
Ralph Barlow 1904
Elizabeth C LEWIS Barlow 1910 dtr in law
John Thomas Barlow born 27 June 1928 Red River Co TX; not in 1930 census
Betty M Barlow 1930 grnd dtr

1920;Census Place: Madill, Marshall, Oklahoma; Roll: T625_1472; Page: 26A; Enumeration District: 163; Image: 695.
Lou E Wright 38 1882 TX IA TX widow
Harry Collins 17 1903 TX AL TX
Anna Mae Wright 5 1915 TX father listed being from Alabama

1880; Census Place: , Bowie, Texas; Roll: T9_1292; Family History Film: 1255292; Page: 6.3000; Enumeration District: 1
T. Barlow 27 1853 IA NY OH working at mil
Amna Barlow 18 1862 TX wife parents blank
F. B. Knowtton 35 male NY
W. J. Lyan 25 male Canada
B. M. Nelson 21 male IL
M. Molin 27 male England
J. M. Newton 38 male TN
Sam Scott 43 male LA

Bowie county marriage records for this timeframe burned. My paternal grandfather was born in Bowie county in 1879, I have been to the courthouse to look for marriage records.

1850; Census Place: Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa; Roll: M432_183; Page: 459; Image: 273.
1860; Census Place: Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa; Roll: M653_319; Page 75; Image: 75
1870: Census Place: Burlington Ward 7, Des Moines, Iowa; Roll: M593_388; Page 435: Image 409
Alexander Barlow 1 1849 IA
Celia Ann Barlow 5 1845 IA
Francis/Frank Barlow 1842 KY reappears in 1870 household
James Barlow 1838 KY
John W Barlow 1810 NY
Rebecca Barlow 1817 Ohio
Waller Barlow 1836 NY
Thomas Barlow 1853 IA
Leon Barlow 1868 IA in 1870 household son of Frank M Barlow also known as Tom Barlow

Ann, Alexander and Thomas only three children in 1860 household. Alexander Lamb born PA 1810 and Saphronia Lamb born NY 1822 in 1860 household.

Rebecca, daughter Ann, Frank M Barlow and his family found in 1880 Bowie county census.

Texas death certificate 1890 - 1976 and most of the census records are at below link, free website, also polls all variations of spellings.


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