- COLLINS, Rebecca
- COLLINS, Hezekiah
- COLLINS, Sarah+
- COLLINS, Jedediah
- COLLINS, Lydia
- COLLINS, John
- COLLINS, Ebenezer
- COLLINS, Benjamin
- COLLINS, Samuel
- COLLINS, Abigail
COLLINS, John (William)
- Born: 28 Jun 1679, Lynn, Essex, MA
- Marriage: DAGGETT, Susannah on 13 Jan 1705 in Lynn, Essex, MA
- Died: 20 Oct 1755, Charlestown, RI at age 76
Genealogy of John Collins comes from "Descendants of John Collins of Charlestown, RI, by George Knapp Collins (1901) ID numbers are to that published genealogy.
Birthdate also: "Vital Records of Lynn, Mass, Vol 1, p116
John Collins was one of six persons to purchase 3000 acres if land on May 22, 1710 in what is now the northeastern part of the town of Hopkinton, RI. He was a Quaker.
Born William, but after the death of his father in 1679 he was renamed John by his mother. He was thenafter known as John. His father had named his firstborn son John. That John died in infancy. He named a later son John. This John died in the shipwreak with is father, motivating his mother to rename William. William was born the same year his father and older brother died at sea.
John Collins was one of six persons to purchase 3000 acres if land on May 22, 1710 in what is now the northeastern part of the town of Hopkinton, RI. He was a Quaker. 1
John married Susannah DAGGETT, daughter of William DAGGETT and Rebecca WORMSTALL, on 13 Jan 1705 in Lynn, Essex, MA. (Susannah DAGGETT was born on 6 Feb 1684 in Saco, ME and died on 14 Jan 1753 in Charlestown, RI.)