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Mary Collins

Birthdate: (43)
Birthplace: Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Colonial America
Death: Died in Orange County, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Non-Cemetery Burial
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Capt. Joseph Robinson Collins, II and Susannah Collins
Wife of John Brockman, I
Mother of Susannah Atkins; John Brockman, II (Colonial Militia); Hannah Bastin / Toler; Mary Bledsoe; Samuel B. Brockman and 7 others
Sister of Susannah Collins; John Collins, Sr.; Lewis Collins; Joseph Collins, III; James Collins and 7 others

Managed by: Sheryl Fay Cooper
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About Mary Collins

Name: Mary COLLINS II Surname: Collins II Given Name: Mary

Birth: 1717 in Essex, VA Death: 1758 in Orange, VA

Father: Joseph COLLINS Jr b: 1678 Mother: Susannah LEWIS

Marriage 1 John BROCKMAN b: ABT 1713/1715 in prob. K & Q, VA Married: 21 Mar 1733 Children 1. Mary Louise BROCKMAN b: 1730 2. Samuel B. BROCKMAN b: ABT 1734 in prob. Orange, VA 3. John BROCKMAN b: 8 May 1735 in St. Thomas Par., Orange, VA 4. Susannah BROCKMAN b: 1736 in Orange, VA 5. Hannah BROCKMAN b: ABT 1737 in Louisa, VA 6. William BROCKMAN b: 23 Oct 1740 in Orange, VA 7. Joseph BROCKMAN b: ABT 1743 in Orange, VA 8. Elizabeth BROCKMAN b: ABT 1749 in Orange, VA 9. Rachel BROCKMAN b: ABT 1753 in Orange, VA 10. Major B. BROCKMAN b: 13 Oct 1755 in Orange, VA

Marriage 2 Kelly JENNINGS Married: 1758

Note: 1. Kelly Jennings was named as guardian of the minor children of Mary and John Brockman since 24 Nov 1758. In 1759, Mary's son, Samuel B. Brockman, was named guardian in place of Kelly Jennings (in Goochland co., VA). 2. Kelly Jennings left a will in Goochland co., VA dated 7 Jun 1770; it was probated 15 Feb 1773. In this will he named his wife Mary and three children, Caleb, Joshua and Mary. 3. Her father's will (Spottsylvania co., VA, 11 Nov 1752) points to the fact that she married John Brockman: "Part of my estate to my daughter Mary Brockman." The will was signed by Joseph Collins.

SOURCES INCLUDE: Brockman Scrapbook by Wm. E. Brockman, page 116. Brockman, Wm. E. (1926) Early American History, Vol. II, page 39. WFT 2:4332. name and address not available from WFT. Collins-L at (note posted 26 Aug 1997: Children and spouses (of Joseph Collins of Spotsylvania). Collins-L at (note posted 26 Apr 1998: Cont. of Collins.

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Mary Collins's Timeline

Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Colonial America
Age 15
Orange County, Virginia, Colonial America
May 8, 1735
Age 18
St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia, Colonial America
Age 20
Orange Co.,VA
Age 22
Orange County, Province of Virginia, Colonial America
Age 22
Orange County, Virginia, Colonial America
October 23, 1740
Age 23
Orange County, Virginia, United States
Age 27
St Thomas, Orange, Virginia, United States
Age 31
Orange County, Virginia, Colonial America
Age 32
St Thomas Parish, Orange, Virginia, United States