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Biographical Sketch of Guy Collins

(VII) Guy, son of Cyprian (2) Collins, was born in Bloomfield, in 1804. He was a prominent citizen in East Bloomfield, owning a farm of two hundred and twenty-five acres, and was for many years an extensive dealer in cattle and in wool. He was also an auctioneer. In politics he was a Whig and in later years a Democrat, and for two years was supervisor of the town and for several years an assessor. He spent his last days in the home of his son, and died at East Bloomfield at an advanced age, August 3, 1894. He married, November 5, 1829, Maria Ellis, born in Schoharie county, died March 30, 1876. Children: Cholett, born September 22, 1830; Elizabeth, January 25, 1832, died September 19. 1882; George, mentioned elsewhere; Daniel, March 26. 1836, died December 12, 1895; Harskaline, December 16, 1839, died October 23, 1841.

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