John Collins, immigrant ancestor, was born in England and came to Boston in 1638. He was a shoemaker and citizen of some prominence, a member of the Artillery Company (the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Boston). He died May 29, 1670. Administration was granted to Gideon Allen. He married Susan. Children: 1. Susanna, baptized April 5, 1645, aged three years twelve days; married, March 25, 1662, Thomas Walker. 2. John, mentioned elsewhere. 3. Thomas, October 15, 1645
Biographical Sketch of John Collins
MLA Source Citation:Milliken, Charles F. The History of Ontario County, New York, and Its People Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York. 1911. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 19 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/new-york/biographical-sketch-of-john-collins-3.htm - Last updated on May 24th, 2011
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