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164. JAMES WILLIAM "WILKIE"9 COLLINS (CLAIBORN SHEPARD8, JAMES COLLINS7 SR., JAMES COLLINS6 "ELDER", JOHN COLLINS5 * III, THOMAS4 COLLINS, WILLIAM3, JOHN *2, JOHN *1) was born October 1836 in Green County, Ala., and died June 27, 1904 in Ararat, Choctaw County, Ala.. He married (1) JULIA A. MCGREW March 20, 1858 in Greene Co. Ala.. She was born Abt. 1835 in Alabama, and died Bef. 1880 in Ararat, Choctaw County, Ala.. He married (2) LAURA ANN WIMBERLY June 25, 1879 in Choctaw County, Alabama, daughter of EZEKIAL WIMBERLY and MARTHA WILSON. She was born 1837 in Wayne County, Mississippi, and died January 19, 1921 in Corinth Baptist Church Cem., Ararat, Choctaw County, Alabama.

Notes for J
AMES WILLIAM "WILKIE" COLLINS:
James "Wilkie" was a member of Corinth Baptist Church, Ararat, Choctaw County, Ala.

Brothers to James "Wilkie" were; Thomas, Dimpsey and Levy who were living with him and Julia when the 1860 was taken and there ages were guessed.

1860 Census, Choctaw County, Alabama.
Family Number 426
James W. Collins, 25, M, W, farmer, Ala.
Julia A., 25, F, W, wife, Cain't read
William J., 4 mos., M, W, Ala.
Thomas L., 16, M, W, Ala.
Demcy, 14, M, W, Ala.
Levy A., 19, M, W, Ala.

Family Number 420
Joseph F. Collins, 10, M, W, Ala. (Living with John L. Wimberly and family).

1870 Census, Choctaw County, Alabama.
Family number 24
James Collins, 34, M, W, farmer, $150.00 - $500.00, Ala.
Julia, 34, F, W, keeping house, Ala.
William, 10, M, W, Ala.
John, 7, M, W, Ala.
Mary, 4, F, W, Ala.

1880 census Choctaw County, Ala.
James W. Collins, 44, M, W, farmer
Laura A. 38, F, W
John A., 17, M, W



Notes for J
ULIA A. MCGREW:
According to a letter written in 1957 by Julia's daughter-in-law, Narcissus Alonia Brantley Collins quote from letter, "Cousin Clark's family were Laura, Annie and Willie". This was referring to the family of Julia McGrew.
     
Children of J
AMES COLLINS and JULIA MCGREW are:
  i.   WILLIAM JAMES "WILLIE"10 COLLINS, b. 1860.
249. ii.   JOHN ALEXANDERIA * COLLINS, b. May 14, 1863, Ararat, Choctaw County, Ala.; d. August 02, 1946, Pinecrest Cem. Mobile, Mobile County, Ala..
  iii.   MARY COLLINS, b. 1866.


165. MARTHA SHEPARD9 COLLINS (CLAIBORN SHEPARD8, JAMES COLLINS7 SR., JAMES COLLINS6 "ELDER", JOHN COLLINS5 * III, THOMAS4 COLLINS, WILLIAM3, JOHN *2, JOHN *1) was born January 19, 1837 in Green County, Alabama, and died March 21, 1920 in Bush Cemetary, Choctaw County, Ala.. She married (1) JOHN L. WIMBERLY December 05, 1855 in Choctaw County, Ala., son of EZEKIAL WIMBERLY and MARTHA WILSON. He was born December 05, 1832 in Wayne County, Mississippi, and died November 01, 1863 in Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama. She married (2) OLIVER H. WATSON December 13, 1868 in Choctaw County, Alabama, son of DRURY WATSON and REBECCA. He was born April 14, 1848 in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, and died September 17, 1919 in Choctaw County, Ala..

Notes for M
ARTHA SHEPARD COLLINS:
Second husband of Martha was Oliver H. Watson. They had four children.
i. Martha Rebecca Watson, b. 18 Sept. 1869 - d. 10 May 1937. She married Jefferson Davis Brantley, 16 Dec. 1885.
ii Mary Lelia Watson, b. 12 Aug. 1873 - d. 5 Oct. 1873.
iii Frank Watson, b. 9 Nov. 1874.
iv Carrie Dhepard Watson, b. 23 Oct 1875 - d. 18 Jan. 1968. She mar. William "Billy" Louis Crumbley.

Notes for J
OHN L. WIMBERLY:
#1. Collins Bible owned by Mrs. John (Maude) Land, Butler, Choctaw County, Alabama - Oct. 10, 1981

Notes for O
LIVER H. WATSON:
#1. 1870 census lists Oliver as a farmer, $600 & $300. On 1900 census he is listed as being married for 27 years and is a General Merchant. He was a Deacon at Corinth Baptist Church and when he died he was on the Church records as being dismissed by letter on Sept.17, 1919.
     
Children of M
ARTHA COLLINS and JOHN WIMBERLY are:
  i.   GEORGE W.10 WIMBERLY, b. September 03, 1856, Choctaw County, Alabama; d. July 16, 1885, Bush Cemetary, Choctaw County, Ala..
250. ii.   ELIZABETH W. WIMBERLY, b. December 18, 1858; d. November 08, 1924, Choctaw County, Alabama.
  iii.   JESSEE WIMBERLY, b. 1859.
251. iv.   SARA JANE WIMBERLY, b. September 10, 1860, Choctaw County, Alabama.
252. v.   SARRELLA "ELLA" WIMBERLY, b. March 27, 1863, Choctaw County, Alabama; d. July 20, 1884, Choctaw County, Alabama.
     
Children of MARTHA COLLINS and OLIVER WATSON are:
253. vi.   MARTHA REBECCA *10 WATSON, b. September 18, 1869; d. May 10, 1937, Prichard, Mobile County, Ala..
  vii.   MARY LELIA WATSON, b. August 12, 1873, Ararata, Choctaw County, Ala.; d. October 05, 1873, Buried in Bush Cemetary, Choctaw. County Alabama.
  viii.   FRANK WATSON, b. November 09, 1874, Choctaw County, Alabama.
254. ix.   CARRIE SHEPPARD WATSON, b. October 23, 1875, Ararata, Choctaw County, Ala.; d. January 18, 1968.


166. LEVIN A.9 COLLINS (CLAIBORN SHEPARD8, JAMES COLLINS7 SR., JAMES COLLINS6 "ELDER", JOHN COLLINS5 * III, THOMAS4 COLLINS, WILLIAM3, JOHN *2, JOHN *1) was born 1840. He married (1) AMANDA WRIGHT. He married (2) MARTHA WRIGHT. He married (3) SANDRA.

Notes for L
EVIN A. COLLINS:
1860 census of Choctaw County Ala. has Levin listed as 19 years, living with his brother James, family number 426.

1880 census Choctaw County, Alabama
L. A. Collins, 38, M, W, farmer
M.,38, F, W, wife
Colita?, 9, F, W, Ala.
Lilia, 4, F, W, Ala.
Willis, 1, F, W, Ala.

     
Children of L
EVIN COLLINS and AMANDA WRIGHT are:
  i.   COTILLA10 COLLINS, b. 1871.
  ii.   LELIA COLLINS, b. 1876.
  iii.   WILLIS COLLINS, b. 1879.
     
Child of LEVIN COLLINS and MARTHA WRIGHT is:
  iv.   DAVID10 COLLINS, m. NANCY H. JEFFERS, November 18, 1852, Green County, Alabama.


167. THOMAS LEMUEL9 COLLINS (CLAIBORN SHEPARD8, JAMES COLLINS7 SR., JAMES COLLINS6 "ELDER", JOHN COLLINS5 * III, THOMAS4 COLLINS, WILLIAM3, JOHN *2, JOHN *1) was born January 18, 1844 in Butler, Choctaw County, Ala, and died May 30, 1921 in Crowell, Foard County, Texas. He married (1) BETSIE B.. She was born 1865 in Miss.. He married (2) NANCY WIMBERLY March 14, 1867 in Douglasville, Cass County, Texas, daughter of LITTLE WIMBERLY and SUSANA TERRELL. She was born 1847 in Jasper County, Mississippi, and died February 1870 in Old Wimberly Cem., Malta, Bowie County, Texas. He married (3) JESSIE OLIVIA BRASWELL November 24, 1902 in Texarkana, Texas. She was born January 04, 1880, and died August 08, 1964 in Crowell, Foard County, Texas.

Notes for T
HOMAS LEMUEL COLLINS:
1860 census of Choctaw County, Ala. Thomas is listed as 16 years old, living with his brother James, family number 426.
Thomas was a confederate in the Civil War.
     
Child of T
HOMAS COLLINS and NANCY WIMBERLY is:
255. i.   WILLIAM C.10 COLLINS, b. November 13, 1868, Malta, Bowie County, Texas; d. March 10, 1898, Malta Bowie County, Texas.
     
Children of THOMAS COLLINS and JESSIE BRASWELL are:
  ii.   REBECCA10 COLLINS, m. ANDREW CALVIN.
  iii.   MAYME COLLINS.
  Notes for MAYME COLLINS:
Mayme never married.

  iv.   FLOSSIE COLLINS, m. JACK THOMAS.
  v.   BERNICE COLLINS, m. ELTON CARROLL.
  vi.   JESSE FRED COLLINS, m. AUDREY.
  vii.   PETE COLLINS, m. HAZEL RAE MARLOW.
  viii.   SID COLLINS, m. BETTY MARIE RAMSEY.


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