Thaddeus Collins

#132, b. 1 January 1793, d. 27 October 1865
FatherThaddeus Collins b. 30 Jul 1762, d. 4 Sep 1828
MotherEsther Foster b. 19 Jan 1767, d. 27 Jul 1844


Harriet Shepard b. 1800, d. 25 Jul 1874


     Thaddeus Collins was born on 1 January 1793 at Brandon, Rutland, Vt.1,2 He married Harriet Shepard, daughter of Aaron Shepard and Polly Wade, circa 1819. Thaddeus Collins died on 27 October 1865 at Rose, Wayne, NY, at age 72; Per grave marker. He was buried on 29 October 1865 at Collins Family Cemetery Rose, Wayne, NY.3,4

Other Events

     In 1799, Thaddeus Collins and his family moved from Brandon, Rutland, VT, to Phelps, Ontario, NY. In 1814, Thaddeus Collins and his family moved from Phelps, Ontario, NY, to Rose, Wayne, NY.5
Thaddeus became the administrator of his father's estate on 15 October 1828 at Lyons, Wayne, NY.
Thadeus' siblings Moses and Sally Collins married his wife's first cousins, Mary and Uriah Wade.

Time Line

Birth1793, Brandon, Rutland, Vt1,2
Move-to1799, Phelps, Ontario, NYThaddeus Collins
Census1800, Phelps, Ontario, NYThaddeus Collins6
Census1810, Phelps, Ontario, NYThaddeus Collins7
Move-to1814, Rose, Wayne, NYThaddeus Collins5
Marriagec 1819Harriet Shepard
Census1820, Wolcott, Wayne, NYHarriet Shepard8
Birth of Son1823, NYChristopher Columbus Collins
Birth of Daughter1825, NYCatherine Collins
Birth of Son1828, NYFlavius Josephus Collins
Probate1828, Lyons, Wayne, NYThaddeus Collins
Census1830, Rose, Wayne, NYHarriet Shepard9
Birth of Daughter1836, NYHarriet Levina Collins10
Census1840, Rose, Wayne, NYHarriet Shepard11
Census1850, Rose, Wayne, NYHarriet Shepard12
Census1860, Rose, Wayne, NYHarriet Shepard13
Death1865, Rose, Wayne, NY
Burial1865, Collins Family Cemetery Rose, Wayne, NY3,4
ChartsDescendants of Jonathan Wade
Male Descendants of John Collins
Descendants of Thaddeus Collins
Descendants of Aaron Shepard
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Y-DNA Male
F-A-G Memorial Found


  1. Vital Records entry, Land Records, Volume 4, Page 267, Line 08, Town Clerk's Office, Brandon, Rutland, Vt. Hereinafter cited as Brandon Land Records.
  2. Alfred S Roe, Rose Neighborhood Sketches, Wayne County, New York (Worcester, Mass: The Author, 1893), Page 15, 16.
  3. Find A Grave Memorial.
  4. Collins Family Cemetery.
  5. Roe, Rose Neighborhood Sketches, Page 274.
  6. US Census 1800, Phelps, Ontario Co, NY, Series M32, Roll 028, Page 480, Line 21, 4 Aug 1800.
  7. US Census 1810, Phelps, Ontario Co, NY, Series M252, Roll 033, Page 233, Sheet 154, Line 48, 6 Aug 1810.
  8. US Census 1820, Wolcott, Seneca Co, NY, Series M33, Roll 075, Page 143, Line 39, 7 Aug 1820.
  9. US Census 1830, Rose, Wayne Co, NY, Series M19, Roll 117, Page 176, Line 15, 1 Jun 1830.
  10. John Ogden Wadsworth, Wolcott, New York, Old and New (Wolcott, NY: The Author, 1975), Part 2, Page 262.
  11. US Census 1840, Rose, Wayne Co, NY, Series M704, Roll 350, Page 067, Line 11, 1 Jun 1840.
  12. US Census 1850, Rose, Wayne Co, NY, Series M432, Roll 613, Page 481, Sheet 962, FN 269, Line 31, 19 Sep 1850.
  13. US Census 1860, Rose, Wayne Co, NY, Series M653, Roll 876, Page 042, Sheet 42, FN 345, Line 06, 10 Jul 1860.