Martha Abbey Tubbs

#9, b. 28 May 1836, d. 5 February 1927
FatherWilliam Tubbs b. c 1800, d. a 14 Jun 1880
MotherRebecca Bray b. 1802, d. 1881


Edwin Orlando Collins b. 11 Dec 1835, d. 24 Dec 1903


     Martha Abbey Tubbs was born on 28 May 1836 at Bristol, Ontario, NY; Per census, and marriage and death records. She married Edwin Orlando Collins, son of Selah Baxter Collins and Permelia Green, on 5 February 1856 at Plymouth, Wayne, Mich; Per family search labs. Martha Abbey Tubbs died on 5 February 1927 at Saginaw, Saginaw, Mich, at age 90; Michigan death certificates, 1921-1952. She was buried on 7 February 1927 at Riverside Cemetery Vassar, Tuscola, Mich.1,2

Other Events

     Walter Frederick Tubbs was the founder of the WF Tubbs Company, manufacturers of snowshoes. He was the sixth cousin of Martha Abbey Tubbs. See this rootsweb site.

Time Line

Birth1836, Bristol, Ontario, NY
Census1840, South Bristol, Ontario, NYWilliam Tubbs3
Census1850, Richmond, Ontario, NYRebecca Bray4
Marriage1856, Plymouth, Wayne, MichEdwin Orlando Collins
Birth of Sonc 1857, MichInfant Collins
Birth of Daughter1858, Detroit, Wayne, MichAlice Permelia Collins
Census1860, Atchison, Atchison, KansEdwin Orlando Collins5
Birth of Son1861, Atchison, Atchison, KansFrank Bradley Collins
Census1870, Leslie, Ingham, MichEdwin Orlando Collins6
Birth of Daughter1874, Jackson, Jackson, MichMabel Rebecca Collins
Census1880, Albion, Calhoun, MichEdwin Orlando Collins7
Census1894, Bay City, Bay, MichEdwin Orlando Collins
Census1900, Petoskey, Emmet, MichEdwin Orlando Collins8
Death of Husband1903, Petoskey, Emmet, MichEdwin Orlando Collins
Census1910, Saginaw, Saginaw, MichMabel Rebecca Collins9
Census1920, Manistee, Manistee, Mich10
Death1927, Saginaw, Saginaw, Mich
Burial1927, Riverside Cemetery Vassar, Tuscola, Mich1,2
ChartsDescendants of John Abbe
Descendants of William Tubbs
Male Descendants of John Collins
Descendants of Thaddeus Collins
Descendants of John Green
Descendants of Seth Tubbs
Pedigree of Robert Frank Collins
Robert Collins-Edward Collins
Robert Collins-Sarah Gardner
Thad + 3G
Thad + 4G
Thad + 5G


Y-DNA Spouse
F-A-G Memorial Found


  1. Find A Grave Memorial.
  2. Riverside Cemetery, Block M, Section 6, Lat 43D 21.611M North, Long 83D 35.902M West.
  3. US Census 1840, South Bristol, Ontario Co, NY, Series M704, Roll 320, Page 251, Sheet 04, Line 19, 01 Jun 1840.
  4. US Census 1850, Richmond, Ontario Co, NY, Series M432, Roll 571, Page 079, Sheet 157, FN 19, Line 11, 3 Sep 1850.
  5. US Census 1860, Atchison, Atchison, Kans, Series M653, Roll 346, Page 200, Sheet 56, FN 402, Line 21, 26 Jun 1860.
  6. US Census 1870, Leslie, Ingham Co, MI, Series M593, Roll 675, Page 188, Sheet 18, FN 166, Line 31, 8 Aug 1870.
  7. US Census 1880, Albion, Calhoun Co, MI, Series T9, Roll 574, Page 004, ED 39, Sheet 08, FN 89, Line 08, 2 Jun 1880.
  8. US Census 1900, Petoskey, Emmet Co, MI, Series T623, Roll 710, Page 137, ED 90, Sheet 24A, FN 490, Line 01, 19 Jun 1990.
  9. US Census 1910, Saginaw, Saginaw Co, MI, Series T624, Roll 672, Page 261, ED 56, Sheet 31A, FN 630, Line 31, 4 May 1910.
  10. US Census 1920, Manistee, Manistee Co, MI, Series T625, Roll 783, Page 095, ED 66, Sheet 01B, FN 23, Line 73, 3 Jan 1920.