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Third Generation (Continued)

Family of Nancy H. MURPHY (5) & William Thomas COLLINS

20. Elvira Josephine COLLINS. Born on 3 May 1881. At the age of 83, Elvira Josephine died in Kenton, Gibson County, Tennessee on 5 Jan 1965.

In Jan 1900 when Elvira Josephine was 18, she married Elihue Scott WILLIAMS. Elihue Scott died on 12 Sep 1920.

They had the following children:
39 i. Melissa (1900-)
40 ii. Estelle (1908-)
41 iii. Carlos B. (1911-1965)
42 iv. Lois (1914-)
43 v. William Herbert
44 vi. Annie Lou

21. James Granville COLLINS. Born on 21 Apr 1882. At the age of 73, James Granville died in Milan, Gibson County, Tennessee on 7 Mar 1956.

On 1 Jul 1908 when James Granville was 26, he married Mary Ann JOHNSON. Born on 1 Apr 1889.

They had the following children:
i. Josie Viola. Born on 9 Oct 1910.

45 ii. Lou Elgie (1913-)
46 iii. Vinnie Beatrice (1918-)
47 iv. James Arnold (1923-)
48 v. Dorothy Agnes (1927-)

22. John Bunyan COLLINS. Born on 31 Aug 1882. At the age of 71, John Bunyan died on 1 Jun 1954.

In 1910 when John Bunyan was 27, he married Martha Adaline KEE, daughter of George Washington KEE (1852-1904) & Laninia F. LAYCOOK. Born in 1887. At the age of 79, Martha Adaline died in 1966.

They had one child:
i. Gertrude. Born in 1911. Gertrude died in 1911.

23. Daniel COLLINS. Born on 30 Jul 1895 in Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 57, Daniel died in Carroll County, Tennessee on 17 Jan 1953. Buried in 1953 in Palestine Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee. Daniel served Served in World War I as a PFC in Battery C, 316th Field Artillery. Alias/AKA: "Dan".

Daniel first married Frances GRAVES.

They had the following children:
49 i. Daniel Albert (1918-)
50 ii. Harry Maurice (1920-)

On 30 Mar 1930 when Daniel was 34, he second married Retha Frances HEDGE, daughter of John Wesley HEDGE (1877-1936) & Annie SARRATT (1878-1917), in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 12 Jun 1904 in Shiloh, Carroll County, Tennessee. At the age of 94, Retha Frances died in Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee on 16 Feb 1999. Buried in Feb 1999 in Palestine Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee. Occupation: Homemaker. Religion: New Liberty Baptist Church, Carroll County, Tennessee.

Obituary: Retha Francis Collins, 94, of Huntingdon, died Tuesday, February 16, at the Huntingdon Health and Rehabilitation Center. Services were held on Friday, February 19, at Dilday Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Palestine Cemetery. Rev. Pete Kirby officiated. The grandsons served as pallbearers. Mrs. Collins, the daughter of the late John and Annie Sarratt Hedge, was born June 12, 1904, in Shiloh. She was the widow of Dan Collins, a homemaker, member of the New Liberty Baptist Church, and the RSVP. She is survived by two daughters, Annie Middleton of Erin and Sylvia Leslie of Tennessee Ridge; two sons, John H. Woodard of Nashville and William Collins of Clarksburg; 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and a great-great grandson.

They had the following children:
51 i. William Lincoln (1931-2002)
52 ii. Nelson Franklin (1932-1989)
53 iii. Annie Lou (1937-)
54 iv. Sylvia Jean (1944-)

24. David Lincoln COLLINS. Born on 25 Jan 1888. At the age of 73, David Lincoln died on 25 Sep 1961.

55 i. Emma Elizabeth (1916-)
ii. Jessie Theodora. Born on 3 Mar 1918. At the age of 31, Jessie Theodora died on 29 Oct 1949.

56 iii. William Paul (1920-1996)
57 iv. Percy Raymond (1924-1995)

25. Landrith Nathaniel COLLINS. Born on 18 Jun 1890. At the age of 82, Landrith Nathaniel died on 24 Dec 1972.

Landrith Nathaniel married Bertha Lillian ALGEE. Born on 25 Jan 1894. At the age of 79, Bertha Lillian died on 14 Oct 1973.

They had the following children:
i. Arbie Verdell.

ii. Francis Lucille.

58 iii. Dorothy Imogene
59 iv. Willie Vaughn
60 v. Brooxie Jacqulyn

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