Moses Foster Collins

#138, b. 22 May 1795, d. 14 July 1878
FatherThaddeus Collins b. 30 Jul 1762, d. 4 Sep 1828
MotherEsther Foster b. 19 Jan 1767, d. 27 Jul 1844


Mary Wade b. 18 Sep 1799, d. 11 Aug 1870


     Moses Foster Collins was born on 22 May 1795 at Brandon, Rutland, Vt.1,2 He married Mary Wade, daughter of Alverson Wade and Naomi Munger, on 16 July 1816 at Rose, Wayne, NY; Per DAR.2 Moses Foster Collins died on 14 July 1878 at Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Mich, at age 83; Per family search labs and grave marker.2 He was buried on 16 July 1878 at Forest Hill Cemetery Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Mich.3

Other Events

     In 1799, Moses Foster Collins and his family moved from Brandon, Rutland, VT, to Phelps, Ontario, NY. In 1814, Moses Foster Collins and his family moved from Phelps, Ontario, NY, to Rose, Wayne, NY.4
In 1834, Moses Foster and his family moved from Rose, Wayne, NY, to Pittsfield, Washtenaw, Mich.5
Moses' sister Sally Collins married his wife's brother Uriah Wade; and Moses' brother Thaddeus Collins married his wife's first cousin Harriet Shepard.

Time Line

Birth1795, 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 Collins4
Marriage1816, Rose, Wayne, NYMary Wade2
Birth of Daughter1817, Rose, Wayne, NYHarriet Collins2
Birth of Son1818, Rose, Wayne, NYJoseph Wade Collins2
Census1820, Wolcott, Wayne, NYMary Wade8
Birth of Son1823, Rose, Wayne, NYBenjamin Franklin Collins2
Birth of Son1826, Rose, Wayne, NYFrederick Wilson/Wade Collins9
Birth of Daughter1830, Rose, Wayne, NYMary Lovina Collins5
Census1830, Rose, Wayne, NYMary Wade10
Birth of Son1834, Rose, Wayne, NYGeorge Foster Collins5
Move-to1834, Pittsfield, Washtenaw, MichMary Wade5
Birth of Daughter1837, Pittsfield, Washtenaw, MichBetsey Maria Collins5
Census1840, Pittsfield, Washtenaw, MichMary Wade11
Census1850, Pittsfield, Washtenaw, MichMary Wade12
Death of Son1857, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, MichBenjamin Franklin Collins2
Census1860, Pittsfield, Washtenaw, MichMary Wade13
Census1870, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, MichMary Wade14
Death of Wife1870, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, MichMary Wade2
Death1878, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Mich2
Burial1878, Forest Hill Cemetery Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Mich3
ChartsDescendants of Jonathan Wade
Male Descendants of John Collins
Descendants of Thaddeus Collins
Leslie Collins-Winnifred Collins
Thad + 1G
Thad + 2G
Thad + 3G
Thad + 4G
Thad + 5G
Daniel (11)
Mary (20)
William (14)


Y-DNA Male
F-A-G Memorial Found


  1. Vital Records entry, Land Records, Volume 4, Page 271, Line 01, 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 154.
  3. Find A Grave Memorial.
  4. Roe, Rose Neighborhood Sketches, Page 274.
  5. Roe, Rose Neighborhood Sketches, Page 155.
  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 142, Line 22, 7 Aug 1820.
  9. Roe, Rose Neighborhood Sketches, Pages 154-155.
  10. US Census 1830, Rose, Wayne Co, NY, Series M19, Roll 117, Page 172, Line 10, 1 Jun 1830.
  11. US Census 1840, Pittsfield, Washtenaw Co, MI, Series M704, Roll 211, Page 125, Line 06, 1 Jun 1840.
  12. US Census 1850, Pittsfield, Washtenaw Co, MI, Series M432, Roll 364, Page 484, Sheet 968, FN 52, Line 35, 19 Aug 1850.
  13. US Census 1860, Pittsfield, Washtenaw Co, MI, Series M653, Roll 563, Page 880, Sheet 208, FN 1412, Line 09, 7 Aug 1860.
  14. US Census 1870, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co, MI, Series M593, Roll 707, Page 034, Sheet 32, FN 247, Line 15, 6 Jun 1870.