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Rev. Nathaniel Collins

Male 1677 - 1756  (79 years)


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  • Name Nathaniel Collins 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 13 Jun 1677  Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 17 Jun 1677  Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 31 Dec 1756  Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Enfield Street Cemetery, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I17336  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of BJS
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 

    Father Rev. Nathaniel Collins,   b. 7 Mar 1642, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1684, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Mary Whiting,   b. Bef 1643, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1709, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 66 years) 
    Married 3 Aug 1664  Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5
    Family ID F10654  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice Adams,   b. 3 Apr 1682, Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1735, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 7 Jan 1701  Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7
    Children 
    +1. Ann Collins,   b. 20 Dec 1702, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1778, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +2. Alice Collins,   b. 14 Mar 1716, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 7 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F10652  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He graduated from Harvard in 1697 and was ordained the first pastor of the First Separatist Church (Church of Christ) in Enfield on 3 June 1699 where he served until 1724. He was town clerk in 1729–35.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1737] Biographical Dictionary of Massachusetts: Biographies and Autobiographies of the Leading Men in the State, Volume 5, by Samuel Atkins Eliot. Boston: Massachusetts Biographical Society, 1914., date only.

    2. [S3854] James Wade Ferris Collins, "The Family and American Descendants of Deacon Edward Collins of Cambridge, Medford, and Charlestown, Massachusetts." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 174:52, Winter 2020; 174:258, Summer 2020.

    3. [S1738] Lineage from Gov. William Bradford down to Sybil Chapin, by Howard Hurtig Metcalfe., date only.

    4. [S2254] Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut by Lucius Barnes Barbour. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1977., date only.

    5. [S655] Various Ancestral Lines of James Goodwin and Lucy (Morgan) Goodwin of Hartford, Connecticut by Frank Farnsworth Starr. Hartford, Connecticut, 1915., date only.

    6. [S2252] Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Volume 22, William Bradford by Robert S. Wakefield and Ann Smith Lainhart. Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004.

    7. [S1738] Lineage from Gov. William Bradford down to Sybil Chapin, by Howard Hurtig Metcalfe.