Samuel Brannon Collins (1848 - 1868)

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Place of Burial: Twin Falls, Idaho, United States
Birthplace: California, United States
Death: Died
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About Samuel Brannon Collins

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Name: Samuel Brannan Collins

Gender: male

Birth Date: 11 Feb 1848

Birth Place: San Francisco, SF, California

Parent1: Nathan N. Collins

Parent2: Hannah Daggett Collins

Spouse: unmarried

Marriage Date: unmarried

Marriage Place: unmarried

Departure Date: arrived in Utah between 1848 and 1850, not known what group he came with from California to Utah. He was child and was with his mother.

Travel Company: Hannah Daggett Collins, mother

Party: Probably an independent group

Trail: Probably the California Trail

Arrival Date: between 1848 and 1850

Arrival Place: Great Salt Lake

Religion: LDS

Place Settled: Great Salt Lake; Millville, Cache, Utah, Rock Creek Station, near Hansen, Idaho

Occupation: laborer

Death Date: 14 Oct 1868

Death Place: Rock Creek Station, near Hansen, Idaho

Burial Place: Probably the same as above, unknown

Sources: Mainly MS 1947, LDS archives, see following pages

Sub Name: Cora Lewis


Rock Creek Cemetery (Strycker Cemetery)

Twin Falls County, Idaho

Near Hansen ID

Lat: 42°27'32"N, Lon: 114°18'13"W

Contributed by Christine M. Storey, May 27, 2001 []

Total records = 8.

Travel down Highway 30 towards Hansen, turn right on to Rock Creek Road. Then right on 3800 E.

   This is a Pioneer cemetery, back when the Stage stop was being used. Condition is not good. The cemetery sits out in a field. There are some unmarked graves. No new burials.
   I have transcribed from readings I took when I visited the cemetery and copied all the headstones on May 21, 2001.
       - Christine M. Storey 
   ??, Child, d. 1897, Immigrant child
   ??, Lady, d. 1884, Gypsy woman
   ??, Girl, d. 1878, Last name possibly Hamilton, Immigrant Girl
   Collins, Samuel Brannon, b. 11 Feb 1848, d. 14 Oct 1868
   Dowdle, William, d. 1877
   McNire, J. R., d. 1874, A Boise Freighter
   Quinn, Hughie, d. 1874, a murder victim
   Snyder, Mrs, d. 1893, Wife of Henry Snyd
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Samuel Collins's Timeline

February 11, 1848
California, United States
October 14, 1868
Age 20
Twin Falls, Idaho