SARAH OLIVIA DICKERMAN
Born 5 Dec 1835 in Ashtabula Ohio
Died 26 March 1867 in Oswego, Labette County, Kansas
(aged 31 yr, 4 mo, 21 days)
Married on 12 Dec 1850 in Greene County, Illinois to
SAMUEL (S. W.) COLLINS
Born 1825 in Illinois
35 years old & born in Illinois in 1860 Greene County, Illinois Census, Personal Property Value
$3,000, married to Olivia (age 28), born in Ohio; Moved to Oswego, Ks in 1860.
Click HERE to see marriage license of Sarah O. and S.W. Collins
CHILDREN OF S. W. AND OLIVIA COLLINS:
1. MIRIAM HANNAH COLLINS
Born 3 Dec 1852 in Greene County, Illinois
Died 6 Dec 1938 in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas
Buried in Vineland, Kansas
Married on 20 Oct 1872 in Greene County, Illinois to
FRANCIS MARION PIPER
Born 18 Feb 1847 in Greene County, Illinois;
Died 1 March 1923 in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas; Buried in Vineland, Ks.; Resided near Lawrence, Kansas
Children of Francis and Mariam Piper:
(1) Clara Piper b. Nov 1872;
(2) Carrie Belle Piper b. abt. 1877 in Blue Mound, Illinois, married on 1 Jan 1903 in Lawrence, Ks to Joseph Harvey Cooper, Children of Joseph and Carrie Cooper: Elmer Roscoe (b. 1908 & d. Jan 1976 in Los Angeles, Ca), Virgil E.Cooper (b. 18 Jan 1927 and d. 25 Feb 1993 in Lawrence, Ks), and Joseph Harvey (b. 1 Jan 1903 Lawrence, Ks)
(3) Jennie Louise Piper b. Feb 1881 in Illinois, d. 1933 in Vineland, Ks, married Youdon Eckman (born in Sweden); They were the parents of three daughters and four sons.
(4) Charles Austin Piper b. 6 Jan 1885 in Blue Mound, Illinois, d. 4 Jan 1963, buried in Aztec, NM, married Lottie Ann Keefover (b. 2 Mar 1889 in Waterville/Idana, Ks, d 1972 in Aztec, NM), children of Charles & Lottie: Francis Clyde "Fred" Piper (b. 20 Sep 1914, d. 17 May 1948; buried in Aztec, NM, married Virginia Maddox, they had 4 children), and Marilee Piper (b. 6 Sep 1926, d. 5 Oct 1987, cremated in Santa Fe, NM, married Wallace Clifford Sulty d. 3 Nov 1987, resided in Thornton, Co., they had 2 sons and a daughter);
(5) Albert C. Piper b. 1887 in Lawrence Kansas; died 16 Mar 1946 in Hutchinson, Ks; buried in Fairlawn Cemetery; married Margaret.
(6) Benjamin Piper b. 1887; lived in Lawrence, Ks.
(7) Amanda C. Piper b. 1889, d. 1889
(8) George Wallace Piper b. 1 May 1892 in Lawrence, Ks; d. 8 Feb 1960 in Ocola, Florida; Bured in Riverside Cemetery, Sterling, Colorado; married Dora Irene Baker (b. 7 May 1895 in Leadville, Co.; d. 24 Feb 1950 in Sterling, Co.); they had four children.
(9) Nelson Piper born 1899; lived in Sterling, Co.; married Eunice??; they had two children.
(10) Leo Francis Piper born 1905
2. INFANT SON COLLLINS
Born and died in 1853; See picture of possible stone in a tree at
3. SAMUEL (S. A.) COLLINS
Born 1855 in Illinois (5 in 1860 Greene Co., Illinois Census)
Married on 9 March 1879 in Greene County, Illinois to
MARY J. PRATHER
Children of Samuel and Mary J. Collins:
Cynthia Collins, Nelson Collins, and Charles Collins
4. Major Clinton Collins
Born Jan 1866 (from article written by A.T. Dickerman)