Maria K Palmer

#108, b. 1830, d. 23 November 1894
FatherAaron Palmer b. 1808, d. 12 Aug 1886
MotherPhebe Dingee b. 1808, d. 20 Sep 1900


Dr William W Collins b. 3 May 1825, d. 6 Mar 1902


     Maria K Palmer was born in 1830 at NY; Per census and marriage record. She married Dr William W Collins, son of Alpheus Collins and Elizabeth (Betsey) Hall, on 5 July 1849 at Jackson, Jackson, Mich; Per family search labs.1 Maria K Palmer and Dr William W Collins were divorced in 1888 at Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Mich. Maria K Palmer died on 23 November 1894 at Chicago, Cook, IL; Per obit. She was buried in December 1894 at Collins Family Cemetery Lyndon, Washtenaw, Mich; This is a cenotaph.2,3

Other Events

     In circa 1837, Maria K Palmer and her family moved from New York State, to Kalamazoo, Mich.

Time Line

Birth1830, NY
Move-toc 1837, Kalamazoo, MichAaron Palmer
Marriage1849, Jackson, Jackson, MichDr William W Collins1
Birth of Son1850, Albion, Calhoun, MichAdelbert Collins
Census1850, Unadilla, Livingston, MichDr William W Collins4
Birth of Son1852, Albion, Calhoun, MichWright Frank Collins
Birth of Son1854, Albion, Calhoun, MichWilliam Collins
Birth of Daughter1858, MichHattie Collins
Death of Daughter1858Hattie Collins
Birth of Daughter1859, Albion, Calhoun, MichJennie Lind Collins
Census1860, Albion, Calhoun, MichDr William W Collins5
Birth of Daughter1861, Albion, Calhoun, MichKate A Collins
Census1870, Albion, Calhoun, MichDr William W Collins6
Census1880, Albion, Calhoun, MichDr William W Collins7
Divorce1888, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MichDr William W Collins
Death1894, Chicago, Cook, IL
Burial1894, Collins Family Cemetery Lyndon, Washtenaw, Mich2,3
ChartsMale Descendants of John Collins
Descendants of Thaddeus Collins
Thad + 2G
Thad + 3G
Thad + 4G
Thad + 5G
William (14)


Y-DNA Spouse
F-A-G Memorial Found


  1. Alfred S Roe, Rose Neighborhood Sketches, Wayne County, New York (Worcester, Mass: The Author, 1893), Page 270.
  2. Find A Grave Memorial.
  3. Collins Family Cemetery.
  4. US Census 1850, Unadilla, Livingston Co, MI, Series M432, Roll 356, Page 368, Sheet 738, FN 656, Line 12, 8 Aug 1850.
  5. US Census 1860, Albion, Calhoun Co, MI, Series M653, Roll 539, Page 109, Sheet 109, FN 816, Line 30, 24 Aug 1860.
  6. US Census 1870, Albion, Calhoun Co, MI, Series M593, Roll 666, Page 338, Sheet 02, FN 15, Line 26, 23 Jun 1870.
  7. US Census 1880, Albion, Calhoun Co, MI, Series T9, Roll 574, Page 006, ED 39, Sheet 11, FN 127, Line 12, 3 Jun 1880.