James Collins
1640  -  1730

This is not my own research but is....what I believe to be....my ancestors.  This information has been posted online at:
http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=ullom3kids&id=I11680    Contact:  Jackie Ullom

                 James Collins 1 was born  circa 1640 in England, died  circa 1730 in Perquimins County North
 Carolina.   He married (1) Lucee Unknown.  He married (2) Unknown.

Children of James Collins Jones and Unknown are:

----------)    i.           Williams Collins, born circa 1665 in Nansemond County Virginia.

               ii.          Thomas Collins

              iii.          Alic Collins

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Source  #1:
http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=dmjohnson&id=I02465

James Collins came to Virginia in early 1664 and received a land patent for 400 acres in Nancimond County, Virginia, 11 March 1664 (Nugent, p.195). James Collins had paid the way for John Bennet, Richard Harris, Nathaniel Gordon, Daniel Mackneal, and four others. Boddie's Historical Southern Families volume II p.103 related the arrival of Henry Gay and family from Kent and Devon, receiving 300 acres on 8 February 1663, on the west branch of the Nansemond River. On 22 April 1669, Henry Gay obtained a grant from Governor Sir William Berkely in the "Upper Parish of nansemond - adjacent to the lands of James Collins."
The Collins property in Virginia was very close to the North Carolina line, and descendants of James acquired additional land in North Carolina. James himself seems to have crossed into Perquimans County, North Carolina, where his will was probated on 19 May 1730, with his son William as executor of his estate along with James' second wife Lucee. His will also mentions a daughter named Alie Collins, however, in the will of his wife Lucee, she is mentioned as a daughter-in-law as well as William listed as son-in-law. Lucee died about the same time, as her will was also probated on 19 May 1730. A son, Thomas, was born by the second wife.

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Source #2:

  http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2014576&id=I97852306  by Eva K Stamper

"Cavaliers and Pioneers" , Vol 1, by Nell Marion Nugent., p. 195.

John Collins came to Virginia in early 1664 and received a land patent for 400 acres in Nancimond County, Va, 11 Mar 1664. James had paid the passage for 8 people.

"Historical Southern Families" Vol II , p. 103, by Boddie related the arrival of Henry Gay and family from Kent and Devon, receiving 300 acres on 8 Feb 1663, on the west branch of the Nansemond River. On 22 Ap 1669, Henry Gay obtained a grant from Gov Sir William Berkely in the "Upper Parish of Nansemond - adjacent to the lands of James Collins."

The Collins property in Virginia was very close to the North Carolina line, and descendants of James acquired additional land in North Carolina. James himself seems to have crossed into Perquimans County, North Carolina, where his will was probated on 19 May 1730, with his son William as executor of his estate along with James' second wife Lucee. His will also mentions a daughter named Alie Collins, however, in the will of his wife Lucee, she is mentioned as a daughter-in-law as well as
William listed as son-in-law. Lucee died about the same time , as her will was yalso probated on 19 May 1730. A son, Thomas was born by the second wife, Lucee.

Marriage 1 Lucee Mrs- COLLINS b: Abt 1700 in  Virginia
Married: Abt 1717 in , , Virginia
Children:

Thomas COLLINS b: 1718 in , , Virginia

Marriage 2 Mrs-James COLLINS b: Abt 1645 in  England

Children: William COLLINS b: Abt 1665 in Nansemond, Virginia
Alie COLLINS b: Abt 1667 in Virginia


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