Wellington Harrison Collins

#149, b. 12 May 1816, d. 11 August 1858
FatherAlpheus Collins b. 24 Sep 1790, d. 16 May 1862
MotherElizabeth (Betsey) Hall b. 5 Oct 1791, d. 19 May 1861


Mary Ann Ward b. 1816, d. 6 Sep 1862


     Wellington Harrison Collins was born on 12 May 1816 at Rose, Wayne, NY; Per census.1 He married Mary Ann Ward, daughter of Levi Ward and Mary Polly Lovejoy, on 2 September 1840 at Pittsfield, Washtenaw, Mich; Per family search labs.2 Wellington Harrison Collins died on 11 August 1858 at Lyndon, Washtenaw, Mich, at age 42; Per cemetery marker. RNS, Page 270, says (in error) 1848. He was buried on 13 August 1858 at Collins Family Cemetery Lyndon, Washtenaw, Mich.3,4

Other Events

     Some records refer to him as Harrison Wellington. In 1831, Wellington Harrison Collins and his family moved from Rose, Wayne, NY, to Pittsfield, Washtenaw, Mich.5

Time Line

Birth1816, Rose, Wayne, NY1
Census1820, Wolcott, Wayne, NYAlpheus Collins6
Census1830, Rose, Wayne, NYAlpheus Collins7
Move-to1831, Pittsfield, Washtenaw, MichAlpheus Collins5
Marriage1840, Pittsfield, Washtenaw, MichMary Ann Ward2
Birth of Son1844, MichWilliam Collins
Birth of Daughter1846, MichHelen Collins
Birth of Son1848, MichJudson Collins
Birth of Daughter1849, Northville, Wayne, MichEmily Jane Collins
Census1850, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, MichMary Ann Ward8
Birth of Son1855, MichAlfred Alpheus Collins
Death of Son1856, Washtenaw, MichAlfred Alpheus Collins
Death1858, Lyndon, Washtenaw, Mich
Burial1858, Collins Family Cemetery Lyndon, Washtenaw, Mich3,4
ChartsMale Descendants of John Collins
Descendants of Thaddeus Collins
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William (14)


Y-DNA Male
F-A-G Memorial Found


  1. Alfred S Roe, Rose Neighborhood Sketches, Wayne County, New York (Worcester, Mass: The Author, 1893), Page 269.
  2. Roe, Rose Neighborhood Sketches, Page 269.
  3. Collins Family Cemetery.
  4. Find A Grave Memorial.
  5. Roe, Rose Neighborhood Sketches, Page 270.
  6. US Census 1820, Wolcott, Seneca Co, NY, Series M33, Roll 075, Page 143, Line 37, 7 Aug 1820.
  7. US Census 1830, Rose, Wayne Co, NY, Series M19, Roll 117, Page 174, Line 07, 1 Jun 1830.
  8. US Census 1850, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co, MI, Series M432, Roll 364, Page 206, Sheet 411, FN 450, Line 41, 19 Jul 1850.