Biography of John M. Collins
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Collins, John M., son of Barnabas and Olive (Millar) Collins, was born in the town of Dartmouth, Bristol county, Mass., April 30, 1829. He is a grandson of Richard and Hope (Phillips) Collins, and John M. and Mary (Jones) Millar, the latter married November 9, 1793. Barnabas Collins was ordained to the ministry April 25, 1838. John M. has spent his entire life in tilling the soil and although along in years, is hale and hearty and bids fair to enjoy many years to come. April 29, 1858, he married Patience T., daughter of Edmond and Lucinda (Tripp) Wordell, and they have four children: Gilbert M., Olive A., John H. and William E.

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Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
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The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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