Sara Gayle Collins

F, b. 2 September 1969, d. 22 December 2005
     Sara Gayle Collins was born on 2 September 1969 at Nashville, Davidson Co., TN. She was the daughter of Clarence Andrew Collins and Lillie Louise Gray. Sara Gayle Collins died on 22 December 2005 at Nashville, Davidson Co., TN, at age 36. She was buried at Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson Co., TN, Findagrave #72199991.

Sylvia R. Collins1

F, b. November 1831, d. 1 April 1904
     Sylvia R. Collins was born in November 1831 at Ohio.1 She married John Albert McNeil.2 Sylvia R. Collins died on 1 April 1904 at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., IA, at age 72.

Child of Sylvia R. Collins and John Albert McNeil

Citations

  1. [S2111] 1900 Federal Census, Albany County, Wyoming. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1826; FHL #1241826.
  2. [S2219] 1870 Federal Census, Cass County, Michigan. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 541; FHL #803541.

Thelma Madeline Collins

F, b. 22 April 1901, d. 25 September 1990
     Thelma Madeline Collins was born on 22 April 1901 at Missouri. She was the daughter of Charles Sylvester Collins and Lula Bell Gillmore. Thelma Madeline Collins married Wesley Willis Goode, son of Daniel Goode and Rachel Davidson, on 23 June 1923 at Denver, Denver Co., CO. Thelma Madeline Collins died on 25 September 1990 at King Co. (probably), WA, at age 89 dates per SSDI, last residence Mercer.

Children of Thelma Madeline Collins and Wesley Willis Goode

Vernon Collins

M, b. 31 August 1912, d. 16 November 1989
     Vernon Collins was born on 31 August 1912 at Jasper Co., MO. He was the son of Aaron W. Collins and Laura Danford. Vernon Collins died on 16 November 1989 at Prague, Lincoln Co., OK, at age 77.

William A. Collins1

M, b. circa 1872
     William A. Collins was born circa 1872 at Iowa.1 He married Clara A. Huppert, daughter of Maria Huppert.1

Citations

  1. [S1914] 1920 Federal Census, Black Hawk County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 478.

Winona Mae Collins1

F, b. 12 April 1930, d. 27 August 1997
     Winona Mae Collins was born on 12 April 1930 at Oskaloosa, Mahaska Co., IA.1 She was the daughter of Harry Francis Collins and Goldie M. Mason.1 Winona Mae Collins died on 27 August 1997 at Des Moines, Polk Co., IA, at age 67.

Citations

  1. [S3154] 1940 Federal Census, Mahaska County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 1180.

Zuma Mae Collins

F, b. 9 January 1904, d. 23 February 1931
     Zuma Mae Collins was born on 9 January 1904 at Jasper Co., MO. She was the daughter of Aaron W. Collins and Laura Danford. Zuma Mae Collins died on 23 February 1931 at Prague, Lincoln Co., OK, at age 27.

Clara Collis1

F
     Clara Collis married Warren Fisherdick.1

Child of Clara Collis and Warren Fisherdick

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 585.

Iris Eloise Collis

F, b. 4 July 1939, d. 19 September 2009
     Iris Eloise Collis was born on 4 July 1939 at Winchester, VA. She was the daughter of William Edgar Collis and Esther Lee Lloyd. Iris Eloise Collis lived in 2001 at Trinity, Pasco Co., FL. She died on 19 September 2009 at Pasco Co. (probably), FL, at age 70 per SSDI, last residence New Port Richey.

John Collis

M
     John Collis married Myrtle Orsburn.

Child of John Collis and Myrtle Orsburn

Norma Lee Collis

F, b. 20 May 1930, d. 28 May 1988
     Norma Lee Collis was born on 20 May 1930 at Wewoka, Seminole Co., OK. She was the daughter of John Collis and Myrtle Orsburn. Norma Lee Collis married Spencer Paul Petete, son of Emmitt Leroy Petete and Edna Martha Cain, on 24 August 1952 at Van Buren, Crawford Co., AR. Norma Lee Collis died on 28 May 1988 at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co., OK, at age 58 HOLDENVILLE DAILY NEWS
Tuesday, May 31, 1988
NORMA LEE PETETE
Norma Lee Petete was born on Friday, May 20, 1930 near the Dixie Camp west of Holdenville. She was the daughter of John S. Collis and Myrtle Collis. She died Saturday, May 28, in the Presbyterian Hospital in Oklahoma City. She attended schools at Benedict, Holdenville, Indianapolis, Ind., California and graduated from Moss
School in 1948. After attending Draughon School of Business in Tulsa, she worked for the Department of Human Services for 34 years, retiring in August 1985. She married Spencer Petete August 24, 1952 in Van Buren Ark. Her mother and father died when she was very young and her aunt and uncle, Mable and Harry Etchison,
reared her and her sisters and brother.
She was a member of the Capitol Heights Missionary Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband, Spencer, and daughter Paula of the home; one son and daughter-in-law,
Richard and Kaye of Ada; two sisters and brother-in-law, Geraldine and G.L. Morris of Seminole; Joan and Wendell Andrews of Birmingham, Ala; One brother and sister-in-law, J.C. and Lucille Collis of Holdenville; her aunt, Mable French, Long Town, Okla. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives. Services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Capitol Heights Missionary Baptist Church. Rev. Jim Paxton officiating. Burial will be in the Holdenville cemetery, under the direction of Hudson Funeral Home.

William Edgar Collis

M, b. 4 September 1911, d. 15 August 2007
     William Edgar Collis was born on 4 September 1911 at Ridgeway, Berkeley Co., WV. He married Esther Lee Lloyd on 4 November 1935 at Martinsburg, Berkeley Co., VA. William Edgar Collis died on 15 August 2007 at age 95. He was buried in August 2007 at Green Hill Cemetery, Berryville, Clarke Co., VA, Findagrave #70544524.

Child of William Edgar Collis and Esther Lee Lloyd

Burl Lee Colliver

M, b. 23 March 1916
     Burl Lee Colliver was born on 23 March 1916 at Owingsville, Bath Co., KY. He married Hilda Katherine Pulse, daughter of Herbert Pulse and Gladys Marie Wilkin, on 9 October 1954 at Fairview Church of Christ, Hillsboro, Highland Co., OH.

Ethel Victoria Collom

F, b. 3 November 1898, d. July 1975
     Note: D.A.R. Number: 492735. Ethel Victoria Collom was born on 3 November 1898 at Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Joseph T. Collom and Lillie Etta Gillmore. Ethel Victoria Collom married Hugh E. Riley on 20 November 1926. Ethel Victoria Collom died in July 1975 at age 76.

Joseph T. Collom

M, b. 7 November 1869, d. 13 April 1938
     Joseph T. Collom was born on 7 November 1869 at Geneva, Crawford Co., PA. He married Lillie Etta Gillmore, daughter of Ephriam Bradley Gillmore and Mary Emily Hunt, on 18 October 1897 at Kansas City, Jackson Co., MO. Joseph T. Collom died on 13 April 1938 at Arlington, Fairfax Co., VA, at age 68.

Children of Joseph T. Collom and Lillie Etta Gillmore

Joyce Collom

F, b. circa 1924
     Joyce Collom was born circa 1924 at District of Columbia. She was the daughter of Vance Ralph Collom and Wilma Force.

Otho Inez Collom

F, b. 18 March 1904, d. April 1981
     Note: D.A.R. Number: 492734. Otho Inez Collom was born on 18 March 1904 at Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Joseph T. Collom and Lillie Etta Gillmore. Otho Inez Collom married Lloyd T. Meeds on 15 September 1928. Otho Inez Collom died in April 1981 at age 77.

Vance Ralph Collom

M, b. 26 April 1902, d. 12 May 1989
     Vance Ralph Collom was born on 26 April 1902 at Pennsylvania. He was the son of Joseph T. Collom and Lillie Etta Gillmore. Vance Ralph Collom married Wilma Force on 30 December 1922. Vance Ralph Collom and Wilma Force were divorced before 17 February 1934; 1930 census shows Wilma's marital status "D." Vance Ralph Collom married Elizabeth Ledlum on 17 February 1934. Vance Ralph Collom died on 12 May 1989 at Nokomis, Sarasota Co., FL, at age 87.

Child of Vance Ralph Collom and Wilma Force

Elmira Collum1

F, b. circa 1815, d. 27 July 1894
     Elmira Collum was born circa 1815.1 She married Ezra K. Price, son of William Lederach Price and Hannah Keeley.1 Elmira Collum died on 27 July 1894.1

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 219.

Etta Colman1

F, b. March 1885
     Etta Colman was born in March 1885 at Licking Co. (probably), OH, adopted, probably Licking County, Ohio, both parents born Ohio, per 1900 census.1 She was the daughter of William T. Harrison and Lauretta A. (?)1

Citations

  1. [S1446] 1900 Federal Census, Leon County, Florida. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 172; FHL #1240172.

Pearl Mae Colman

F
     Pearl Mae Colman married Albert Oscar Bates.

Child of Pearl Mae Colman and Albert Oscar Bates

Charles Colombo

M, b. 25 June 1907, d. 1 July 1970
     Charles Colombo was born on 25 June 1907. He died on 1 July 1970 at age 63.

Ella Colony

F
     Ella Colony married Captain Henry Larimore, son of Thomas Larimore and Jemima Huddleston, in 1872.

Children of Ella Colony and Captain Henry Larimore

Betty M. Colson1

F, b. 27 September 1921
     Betty M. Colson was born on 27 September 1921 at Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL.1 She was the daughter of Halac R. Colson and Jessie Caroline Larimore.1

Citations

  1. [S2466] 1930 Federal Census, Tazewell County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 562; FHL #2340297.

Clarence Dean Colson1

M, b. 9 July 1929, d. 6 June 2011
     Clarence Dean Colson was born on 9 July 1929 at Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL.1 He was the son of Halac R. Colson and Jessie Caroline Larimore.1 Clarence Dean Colson married Donna Lee Hawkins, daughter of Robert Lee Hawkins and Wilma Ada Bright, on 3 February 1950 at Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL. Clarence Dean Colson died on 6 June 2011 at Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL, at age 81 Obituary (findagrave.com):

Son of Halac R. Sr. and Jessie Caroline (Larimore) Colson, he married Donna Lee Hawkins on Feb. 3, 1950, in Pekin. She survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Janet (Don) Walker; one grandson, Robert Dean (Kimberly) Colson Jr; six granddaughters, Amber Colson, Annissa Stiles, Carrie Hammock, Rhonda Colson, Donna Walker and Katie Walker; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Ronald J. Colson and Robert Dean Colson Sr; two brothers; and two sisters.

Dean served in the United States Air Force and while in the service attended aircraft engine school, where his career in electronics began.

Following his discharge from the service, Dean started Colson's TV and Repair in Pekin. He later established Colson Radio Communications in 1950. He owned and operated Colson Radio until 2000, when his grandson assumed ownership of the company. He remained with the company as CEO until 2007, when he retired.

Along with his love for electronics, Dean had a passion for music. He played multiple instruments, but loved playing the saxophone the most. He was a part of the Dean Colson Combo and later the Dean Colson Trio. His music groups played special events throughout central Illinois for many years.

He was buried in June 2011, Cremation, Find A Grave Memorial# 71541968.

Children of Clarence Dean Colson and Donna Lee Hawkins

Citations

  1. [S2466] 1930 Federal Census, Tazewell County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 562; FHL #2340297.

Halac Colson Jr.1

M, b. circa 1913
     Halac Colson Jr. was born circa 1913 at Tazewell Co., IL.1 He was the son of Halac R. Colson and Jessie Caroline Larimore.1 Halac Colson Jr. married Dorothy Hancock, daughter of Joseph Hancock, circa 1934.2 Halac Colson Jr. lived on 13 April 1940 at 1912 Court Street, Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL.2

Citations

  1. [S2466] 1930 Federal Census, Tazewell County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 562; FHL #2340297.
  2. [S2467] 1940 Federal Census, Tazewell County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 895.

Halac R. Colson

M, b. 15 September 1887, d. 26 April 1972
     Halac R. Colson was born on 15 September 1887 at Moultrie Co., IL. He was the son of Preston Colson and Rhoda M. Bennett. Halac R. Colson married Jessie Caroline Larimore, daughter of Andrew Jackson Larimore and Caroline Anthony, on 2 October 1911 at Peoria, Peoria Co., IL. Halac R. Colson died on 26 April 1972 at Tazewell Co., IL, at age 84. He was buried in April 1972 at Lakeside Cemetery, Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL, Find A Grave Memorial# 76943289.

Children of Halac R. Colson and Jessie Caroline Larimore

Citations

  1. [S2058] 1920 Federal Census, Tazewell County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 410.
  2. [S2466] 1930 Federal Census, Tazewell County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 562; FHL #2340297.

Helen Louise Colson1

F, b. 28 January 1919, d. 7 October 2001
     Helen Louise Colson was born on 28 January 1919 at Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL.1 She was the daughter of Halac R. Colson and Jessie Caroline Larimore.1 Helen Louise Colson married Virgil Wayne Watkins, son of Asa E. Watkins and Edith Mae Skaggs, on 21 September 1940 at Davenport, Scott Co., IA. Helen Louise Colson died on 7 October 2001 at Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL, at age 82. She was buried in October 2001 at Glendale Memorial Gardens, Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL, Find A Grave Memorial# 167683209.

Citations

  1. [S2058] 1920 Federal Census, Tazewell County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 410.

Preston Colson

M, b. 19 February 1847, d. 1 December 1932
     Preston Colson was born on 19 February 1847 at Shelby Co., IL. He married Rhoda M. Bennett on 18 June 1871 at Shelby Co., IL. Preston Colson died on 1 December 1932 at Shelby Co., IL, at age 85 Preston Colson, retired farmer and one of Windsor's oldest residents, died about 8:15 o’clock Wednesday evening at the family home. Death was due to infirmities of age. The funeral will be conducted at 11 o’clock Saturday morning from the Christian Church, with Rev. L. Z. Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Ash Grove Cemetery, southeast of Windsor. Mr. Colson was born Feb. 19, 1847. He spent most of his life in the Gays, Ash Grove and Windsor communities, engaging in farming most of the time. His wife, Mrs. Rhoda Bennett Colson, whom he married on June 18, 1871, died about a year ago. He leaves a daughter, Mrs. Bart Sexton, who has taken care of him since Mrs. Colson's death, and a foster son, Hal Colson of Pekin. Miss Minnie Bolin and John Bolin, both of Gays, are niece and nephew. Windsor - 2 Dec 1932.

He was buried in December 1932 at Cochrans Grove Cemetery, Windsor, Shelby Co., IL, Find A Grave Memorial# 58270587.

Child of Preston Colson and Rhoda M. Bennett

Rhoda I. Colson1

F, b. 25 November 1911, d. 27 November 1922
     Rhoda I. Colson was born on 25 November 1911 at Delavan, Tazewell Co., IL.1 She was the daughter of Halac R. Colson and Jessie Caroline Larimore.1 Rhoda I. Colson died on 27 November 1922 at Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL, at age 11. She was buried in November 1922 at Lakeside Cemetery, Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL, Find A Grave Memorial# 80304254.

Citations

  1. [S2058] 1920 Federal Census, Tazewell County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T625, Roll 410.