Samuel Collins1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9

#1468, b. 2 August 1636, d. 10 January 1695/96
FatherDeacon Edward Collins b. 25 Mar 1603, d. 9 Apr 1689
MotherMartha Baylie b. 20 Feb 1609/10, d. 22 Mar 1699/0


Mary Marvin b. 23 Oct 1636, d. 5 Mar 1713/14


     Samuel Collins was baptized in Framlingham, Suffolk, England on 2 August 1636.10 He married in Saybrook, Middlesex, Conn, circa 1663, Mary Marvin, daughter of Reinold Marvin and Marie/Mary (?).11 He died in Middletown, Middlesex, Conn, on 10 January 1695/96; Per grave marker.12 He was buried in Riverside Cemetery Middletown, Middlesex, Conn, on 12 January 1695/96.13

Other Events

     Samuel and his parents emigrated from England to Cambridge, Middlesex, Mass, in 1639.14 Samuel visited his brother John in Scotland in 1658.3,4 Samuel and his family moved from Cambridge to Middletown, Middlesex, Conn., in 1665.15 Samuel Collins and his brother Nathaniel became Freemen at Hartford, Hartford, Conn, on 9 May 1667.16 Samuel Collins' estate was inventoried for probate in Middletown, Middlesex, Conn on 1 February 1695/96.17,18 Note that both Samuel Collins and his brother Rev. Nathaniel Collins had daughters named Abigail, Martha, Mary, and Sybil. They were all born, baptized, and most were married in Middletown over approximately the same time period. Some accounts attribute a given husband to the wrong family.
ChartsDescendants of John Collins
Descendants of Edward Marvin
Male Descendants of John Collins
Deacon's Descendants
Pedigree of Edward Collins Whitmore
Pedigree of Frank Farnsworth Starr
Edwin O Collins-FF Starr
Edward + 1G
Edward + 2G
Edward + 3G
Edward + 4G
Edward + 5G
Abigail (8)
Daniel (11)
Edward (9)
Mary (20)


Probate Found
Y-DNA Male
Middletown First Settler
F-A-G Memorial Found


  1. James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, 4 vols. (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860-1862), 1:436.
  2. Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston: NEHGS, 2011), 1:358.
  3. Stephen Paschall Sharples, Records of the Church of Christ at Cambridge in New England, 1632-1830, (Boston: Lben Putnam, 1906), 003.
  4. William Newell, A Discourse on the Church-Gathering in 1636, (Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1846), 53.
  5. Royal R. Hinman, A Catalog of the Names of the Early Puritan Settlers of the Colony of Connecticut (Hartford: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, 1852), 669-70.
  6. Jack L. White & D. Jolene White, The Bramford-Earls Colne Connection (Baltimore: Otter Bay Books, 2012), 149, 202.
  7. Dwight Brainerd and Donald Lines Jacobus, Ancestry of Thomas Chalmers Brainerd (Montreal: The Author, 1948, Reprinted by Higginson Book Company, Salem, Mass), 093.
  8. Frank Farnsworth Starr, Various Ancestral Lines of James Goodwin and Lucy (Morgan) Goodwin of Hartford, Connecticut, 2 vols. (Hartford: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1915), 2:393.
  9. George Franklin Marvin and William TR Marvin, Descendants of Reinold and Matthew Marvin. (Boston: TR Marvin and Son, 1904), 035.
  10. White & White, Connection, 202.
  11. Brainerd and Jacobus, Brainerd Ancestry, 093; also based on birth date of oldest child.
  12. "Charles R. Hale Collection [of Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices of Marriages and Deaths]", (1933-34) at the Connecticut State Library, Middletown, 711-19 640.
  13. Find A Grave Memorial.
  14. Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Directory (Boston: NEHGS, 2015), 074.
  15. Middletown Land Records, Vols. 1 & 2, 1654-1742, 1:78, LDS Microfilm #4792.
  16. J. Hammond Trumbull, Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut, 15 vols. (Hartford: F. A. Brown, 1852), 2:60.
  17. Charles Williams Manwaring, A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records, 3 vols. (Hartford: RS Peck & Company, 1904-1906), 1:429.
  18. Hartford Probate District Packets, 1641-1880 (Hartford: Connecticut State Library, unknown publish date), Microfilm Reel #494.
  19. Thomas W. Baldwin, Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, 2 vols. (Boston: Wright & Potter, 1914-15), 1:151.
  20. Donald Lines Jacobus, "Middletown (Conn.) Vital Records in Land Records, Volume 1," The American Genealogist 12 (1935-36):155-170, 210-222; 13 (1936-37):032-045, at 12:168.
  21. Barbour Collection, citing Vital Records of Middletown, LR1:18.
  22. Hale Collection, Middletown, 711-19, 640.