Biography of Charles D. Collins


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Collins, Charles D., was born in Watertown, March 27, 1851. His father, Wesley Collins, was born in Jefferson county, his father being among the pioneer settlers of Watertown, afterwards moving to the western frontier and was supposed to have been killed there by the Indians. Wesley Collins married Charlotte, daughter of Elisha and Ruth Crandall Fuller, and through life was identified as a farmer in the town of Henderson; he died in 1881. Charles D. Collins was educated in the common schools and in 1881 married Adelaide, daughter of William T. and Esther Gardner Walker, and they have two daughters, Florence and Glorian. Mr. Collins is one of the practical and successful farmers of his town, making a specialty of breeding cattle and hogs. He takes an active interest in educational and religious institutions and has ever advanced the best interests of his town and its people.

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The Boston History Co., Publishers 1898

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