Joseph Collins

#2218, b. 25 December 1747, d. 1826
FatherWilliam Collins b. 27 Jun 1711, d. 4 May 1804
MotherAnne Jones b. 9 Sep 1714, d. 21 Sep 1808

Spouse 1

Grace Brown b. 29 Jul 1748, d. 1789

Spouse 2

Abiah Chapin b. 17 Aug 1750, d. c 1819


     Joseph Collins was born on 25 December 1747 at Sommers, Tolland, Conn.1,2 He married Grace Brown, daughter of Alexander Brown and Grace Kibbe, on 31 October 1771 at Sommers, Tolland, Conn.3 Joseph Collins married Abiah Chapin, daughter of Josiah Chapin and Martha Wolcott, circa 1791. Joseph Collins died in 1826 at Sommers, Tolland, Conn; Per grave marker. He was buried in 1826 at West Cemetery Somers, Tolland, Conn.4

Other Events

     Joseph served in the Revolutionary War. His DAR ancestor number is A024512.

Time Line

Birth1747, Sommers, Tolland, Conn1,2
Marriage1771, Sommers, Tolland, ConnGrace Brown3
Birth of Son1774, Sommers, Tolland, ConnWilliam Collins5
Rev War Vet1782, Sommers, Tolland, Conn
Death of Wife1789, Sommers, Tolland, ConnGrace Brown
Marriagec 1791Abiah Chapin
Death of Wifec 1819Abiah Chapin
Death1826, Sommers, Tolland, Conn
Burial1826, West Cemetery Somers, Tolland, Conn4
ChartsDescendants of William Adams
Descendants of William Bradford
Descendants of Samuel Chapin
Descendants of Jonathan Geer
Descendants of Rowland Stebbins
Descendants of William Whiting
Descendants of Henry Wolcott
Descendants of Samuel Wright
Male Descendants of John Collins
Pedigree of William Collins Whitney
Selah Collins-William Whitney
Edward + 4G
Edward + 5G
William (14)


Y-DNA Male
F-A-G Memorial Found
Revolutionary War Veteran


  1. Barbour Collection, citing Vital Records of Somers, 1:15.
  2. Ann Smith Lainhart and Robert S Wakefield, Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Volume 22, Family of William Bradford. (Albany: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004), 216.
  3. Barbour Collection, citing Vital Records of Somers, 1:64.
  4. Find A Grave Memorial.
  5. Barbour Collection, citing Vital Records of Somers, 1:73.