John Collins1

#404, b. 31 January 1667/68, d. 23 April 1754
FatherRev. Nathaniel Collins b. 7 Mar 1641/42, d. 28 Dec 1684
MotherMary Whiting b. c 1643, d. 25 Oct 1709


Mary Dixwell b. 9 Jun 1679, d. a 1727


     John Collins was born at Middletown, Middlesex, Conn, on 31 January 1667/68.2 He was baptized on 15 November 1668 at Middletown, Middlesex, Conn.3 He married in Middletown, Middlesex, Conn, on 24 December 1707 Mary Dixwell, daughter of John Dixwell and Bathshua Howe.4,5 He died at Norwich, New London, Conn, on 23 April 1754; Per CT death and burial index, 1650-1934. He was buried at Johnson Cemetery Bozrah, New London, Conn, on 25 April 1754.6

Other Events

     John Collins was named in the probate inventory of his father's estate in Middletown, Middlesex, Conn on December 1684.7,8 He witnessed the will of Bathshua Howe on 8 June 1727 at Middletown, Middlesex, Conn.9 John Collins and Abigail Walker were second cousins, and their spouses were siblings.
ChartsDescendants of Edward Dixwell
Descendants of Edward Howe
Descendants of William Whiting
Male Descendants of John Collins
Deacon's Descendants
Pedigree of Daugherty Collins
Pedigree of Robert Frank Collins
Pedigree of Rodney Arthur Collins
Pedigree of Thaddeus Collins
Pedigree of Sarah Josephine Gardner
FlaviaCollins-Daniel Quartus Collins
Thaddeus Collins-Rutherford Hayes
Selah Collins-William Whitney
Selah Collins-Caspar Collins
Edwin O Collins-FF Starr
Robert Collins-Edward Collins
Edward + 2G
Edward + 3G
Edward + 4G
Edward + 5G
Abigail (8)
Daniel (11)
John (18)
Mary (20)
Nathaniel (9)
William (14)


Y-DNA Male
F-A-G Memorial Found


  1. 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.
  2. 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 12:164.
  3. Records of First Church of Christ, Congregational, Middletown, Connecticut, 1668-1870 (n.p.:, 04.
  4. Donald Lines Jacobus Families of Ancient New Haven, 8 vols. (Rome, New York: Clarence D Smith, 1923), 3:544.
  5. Barbour Collection, citing Vital Records of Middletown, LR2:12.
  6. Find A Grave Memorial.
  7. Charles Williams Manwaring, A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records, 3 vols. (Hartford: RS Peck & Company, 1904-1906), 1:292.
  8. Hartford Probate District Packets, 1641-1880 (Hartford: Connecticut State Library, unknown publish date), Microfilm Reel #494.
  9. Manwaring, Early Conn. Probate, 3:040.