Jesse Perry Collier

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Jesse Perry Collier

Birthplace: Arlington, Early, Georgia, United States
Death: January 12, 1940 (79)
Hillister, Tyler, Texas, United States (Blood clot in brain.)
Place of Burial: Woodville, Tyler, Texas, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Green Collier, Sr. and Julia M. A. Collier
Husband of Martha Riley Collier
Father of Loucille Collier; Paul Cordell Collier; Selma Lois Collier; Earl Collier; Julia M. Collier and 12 others
Brother of Sarah A. Elizabeth Collier; Mary Alice Rogers Salmon and Anna Maria Louisa Carver
Half brother of Harriet B. Newton; Nancy Alice Collier; Robert Edwin Collier; Joseph Green Collier, Jr.; Mattie T. Collier and 2 others

Occupation: Farmer. Some records indicate he also went by his father's nickname of "Georgia Jesse"
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About Jesse Perry Collier

Jesse Collier came to Texas November 22, 1880 and lived with his uncle, Tom Collier at Town Bluff until he was married. Jesse and his wife, Mattie, started house keeping at Town Bluff, later moving to a farm home 4 miles NE of Hillister, Texas, where they lived with the exception of 15 years spent in Hardin County, Texas. He was a prosperous farmer and stockman. He loved to hunt turkey and deer, and loved to fish. Mattie Ruth and Jesse Collier were married for over 75 years.

The photo is of Mattie Ruth Pope Collier and Jesse Collier in front of their home in Hillister, Texas.

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Jesse Perry Collier's Timeline

August 29, 1860
Arlington, Early, Georgia, United States
January 30, 1888
Hillister, Tyler, Texas, United States
December 8, 1889
Hillister, Tyler, Texas, United States
October 26, 1891
Tyler, Texas, United States
February 14, 1894
February 3, 1895
Hillister, Tyler County, Texas, United States
August 26, 1895
Hillister, Tyler, Texas, United States
March 7, 1897
March 6, 1898
Texas, United States