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Re: Tyrannus Collins
Posted by: Marcia (ID *****1177) Date: February 15, 2011 at 09:37:47
In Reply to: Tyrannus Collins by Bonnie Lundberg of 16347


Tyrannus COLLINS b1741 GuilfordCT:

1759 Birth RichmondBerkshireCoMA COLLINS Mary Feb 22 fTyrannus mAbigail
[?1759 Marriage (CT?) COLLINS Tiriamus Apr 13 PECK Abigail bFeb 21 1743
1761 Birth RichmondBerkshireCoMA COLLINS John Dec 29 fTyrannus mAbigail
1764 Birth RichmondBerkshireCoMA COLLINS Clarissa Apr 19 fTyrannus mAbigail [1857 RevWarPension John DUDLEY states b GuilfordCT]
1766 Birth RichmondBerkshireCoMA COLLINS Manasseh Jan 10 fTyrannus mAbigail
1768 Birth RichmondBerkshireCoMA COLLINS Hannah Feb 7 fTyrannus mAbigail
1770 Birth RichmondBerkshireCoMA COLLINS Pitman Jan 22 fTyrannus mAbigail
1771 Birth RichmondBerkshireCoMA COLLINS Tyrannus Nov 19 fTyrannus mAbigail

1771-1774 Tyrannus COLLINS listed in John Evert Van Alens account book at Schodack NY (west of RichmondBerkshireCoMA)

1773 Birth RichmondBerkshireCoMA COLLINS Joel Aug 26 fTyrannus mAbigail
1775 Birth RichmondBerkshireCoMA COLLINS Tyrannus second Nov 3 fTyrannus mAbigail

1776 Skenesborough/WhitehallWashingtonCoNY Tyrannus COLLINS letter dated Aug29 to Christopher Yates, Quartermaster-General (index)

No Year: He (John Ball, b1751 Bedford, fRev Eliphalet Ball) married Mary Collins, daughter of Capt. Tyrannus COLLINS; lived at Ballston [The Union Record, Keuka Park NY, 1902]

1778 Birth RichmondBerkshireCoMA COLLINS Joel second Jan 18 fTyrannus mAbigail
1780 Birth RichmondBerkshireCoMA COLLINS Jesse Jun 18 fTyrannus mAbigail

1779 or 1780 Oct 16: (Ballston NY) ...In the meantime, a party had proceeded to the house of Captain COLLINS, across the Mourning Kill. They broke open his door and captured him and his female slave. His son, Manasseh, escaped through an upper window, and ran to the fort a mile and a half distant, and gave the alarm. [History of Saratoga County, New York with historical notes on its various towns, 1893]
...arrival of enemy at the house of Capt. COLLINS, Mann COLLINS, his son, escaped from it, and gave the alarm to John and Stephen BALL, his brothers-in-law. [Our county and its people, a descriptive and biographical record of Saratoga County, New York, 1899]

1782 Nov 8: Tyrannus COLLINS, appears with rank of Capt. on a Return of Prisoners sent from the Province of Quebec for Exchange, since the 1st of November 1779 (Revolutionary War). Return dated Quebec, Nov 8 1782. Province he belongs to: NY. When Sent & which Way: Oct 1782 by Lake Champlain [Revolutionary War Service Records]
[same form as above: Joshua COLLINS, Private, Quebec, Nov 8 1782, Province: Virginia & Pennsylvania, Sent Nov 1782 by Sea to Philadelphia]

1783 Marriage RichmondBerkshireCoMA COLLINS Clarissa Apr 3 DUDLEY John
1783 Birth RichmondBerkshireCoMA COLLINS Henry Oct 18 fTyrannus mAbigail

1784 Aug 18: Tyrannus COLLINS, Captain, Payroll of Sundrie Officers...of Regiment of Militia in County of Albany, lately commanded by Colonel Jacobus Van Schoonhoven, who were Prisoners in Canada during the late war. Roll audited: Aug 18 1784. When taken: Oct 17 1780. When returned: May 21 1783. Numr of Days: 947. Pay P. Day: 10/8. Subsistance P Day: 1/8. Total Amount of Pay & Subsistance: 583 . 19 . 8 [Revolutionary War Service Records]
1784 Oct-Nov: And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That the Treasurer of this State, be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to pay out of any Monies in the Treasury unappropriated, to Captain Tyrannus COLLINS, the Sum of One Hundred and Seventeen Pounds Nine Shillings and One Penny, to enable him to discharge his Debts contracted while he was a Prisoner in Canada, to be endorsed on the Certificate which he has received from the Treasurer for his Pay. [Laws of the state of New-York, eighth session, 4 Oct-29 Nov, p32]
1784 Nov 25: A petition of Tyrannus COLLINS, a Captain of militia at Balls-Town in the county of Albany, praying compensation for the time of his captivity, as [?] for monies advanced by him to other prisoners [Journal. 1784 Oct. Votes and proceedings of the Senate, p35]

1785 Birth RichmondBerkshireCoMA COLLINS Fanny Aug 6 fTyrannus mAbigail

1785 Van Schoonhoven's Reg't (Albany Co) NY Militia. Tyramus COLLINS, Capt., appears as on a List of Certificates returned into the Treasury by Col. Van Schoonhoven (Revolutionary War) dated New York, Sep 3 1785. No. 19959 Tyramus COLLINS, Capt. L 1.5.10
1785 Van Schoonhoven's Reg't (Albany Co) NY Militia. Manaseh COLLINS, Private, appears on a List of Certificates returned into the Treasury by Col. Van Schoonhoven (Revolutionary War) dated New York, Sep 3, 1785. No. 20177 Manasah COLLINS, Priv. L 1.3.7 (cb brother or son)

1787 Birth RichmondBerkshireCoMA COLLINS Alfred Jul 10 fTyrannus mAbigail

1788 News Capt Tyrannus COLLINS of Hancock elected as rep for General Court for 1789 [BerkshireChronicle PittsfieldMA May8]
1790 Census HancockBerkshireCoMA COLLINS Tyrannus m>16y 4m<16y 3f
1790 Census RichmondBerkshireCoMA COLLINS Manassah (cb brother)
1797 News Albany (NY) Gazette Oct 27 (extract) TAKE NOTICE … [I] left Philadelphia…with [my] family. [My] parents live at Richmond, Massachusetts, with whom, and [my] friends at Ballston in this state, [I have] spent the summer, and [am] now in this city, on [my] return to South Carolina, where [I] own a plantation, and [have] resided for several years. Manasseh COLLINS. Albany, Sep 29 1797. (wb son)
1797 Probate Tyrannus COLLINS witness to will of William Weaver of ChathamColumbiaCoNY Oct 10 [Settlers of Beekman Patent]
1799 Tax BallstonAlbanyCoNY COLLINS Tyrannus taxed [Settlers of Beekman Patent]
1800 Census WestHavenRutlandCoVT COLLINS Tyramms (cb son)
1800 Census GoshenLitchfieldCoCT COLLINS Tyrannus (cb son of Cyprian)
1800 Census MiltonSaratogaCoNY COLLINS Pitman (cb brother or son)
1800 Census RichmondBerkshireCoMA COLLINS Manassah (wb brother)
1807 Death Gravemarker RichmondBerkshireCoMA COLLINS Manassah 72nd yr dSep 20
1807 Probate News COLLINS Manassah late of RichmondMA execRuth COLLINS Rumahah COOK (wb sister) Oct6
1810 Census WestHavenRutlandCoVT COLLINS Henry and Pitman (cb sons)(borders FairhavenVT/Skenesboro-WhitehallNY)
1814 Probate Job Torry/ey of BallstonSaratogaCoNY; exrs to sell 16 acres of my farm for the dower of the widow of Tyrannus COLLINS dec'd [Abstracts of Wills... NY Probate. Will undated, proven 14 Apr 1814]

1819 DeedIndex OntarioCoNY COLLINS Tyrannus to Asahel COWLES lib32 p135 (cb son of Cyprian)
1833 DeedIndex OntarioCoNY CARTER Darius to COLLINS Tyrannus lib53 p370 (cb son of Cyprian)

1838 News Letter for COLLINS TyrannusF at Pittsfield MA post office [Pittsfield Sun, Apr 5] (wb TyrannusFranklin fHenry)
1838 News COLLINS T F elected Librarian YoungMensSociety Pittsfield MA [Pittsfield Sun]
1857 Pension Application DUDLEY John by wife Clarissa93y, fCapt Tyrannus COLLINS a prisoner in Canada. resCazenovia? MadisonCo NY, bApr 19 1764 Guilford CT m John DUDLEY in RichmondBerkshireCoMA on Apr 3 1783 (by Rev. ?Lephet BALL, Presbyterian minister); grew up in same neighborhood as John DUDLEY …my husband died at Richmond Mar 21 1833 parents and all my brothers and sisters have long since died... Original petition of my mother (to Legislature of State of NY for aid (denied)) and affidavit of Col. John BALL (who married my sister) are in possession of Dr. POWERS of City of Brooklyn NY, as is original Deed of 100-acre farm conveyed to Capt. COLLINS by James McCREA [Revolutionary War Pension, 31pgs]

1813 Enlistment TroyNY COLLINS Alfred27y bRichmondMA 13 US Infy Capt JK Paige Jan13; Sergt; discharged Sackett Harbor Apr 1815; See Pension Case
1817 Enlistment AlbanyNY COLLINS Alfred29y bBerkshireMA Private US Rifle May5; Capt JR Ballards Co Belle Fontain Oct 1817-Apr 1819; appointed Corporal Nov 1 1818; Capt W Martin’s Co C Dec 1819; Missouri? Feb 1820; Camp Council Bluff Jun 1820; Fort Osage Oct-Dec 1820; Fort Atkinson Apr 1821
1818 LandGrant PikeCoIL COLLINS Alfred Sgt in Paige’s 13th Inf delivered to AlbanyNY Mar23 No7951
1822 Enlistment NoLocation COLLINS Alfred no age no birth; Aug20; 3 I C; 2yrs11m18d; Discharged May 1825 Fort Howard and reenlisted; See Book 2
1825 EnlistmentDeath GreenBay COLLINS Alfred34y bRichmondMA 3 G or C dFeb 28 ?1826 (year faded) Fort Howard

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