Descendants of
James Collier and Sarah Jane Yancey Kimbrough

1. James1 COLLIER , born 05 June 1790 in Northampton Co. NC; deceased 23 
November 1842 in Tippah Co. MS. He married on 5 Sep 1810 in Caswell Co. 
NC, Sarah Jane Yancey "Sallie" KIMBROUGH, born 30 Mar 1795 Caswell Co 
NC; deceased in TX after 1860, daughter of John Jr and Isabel (Yancey) 
Notes for James Collier and Sarah Kimbrough:

James and Sarah left Caswell Co. after 1812 and migrated to Giles Co., TN.  
About 1837, they migrated to Tippah Co. MS, where James is found on the 1840 
census. James died in MS and Sarah migrated to Upshur Co TX with her son 
Bartlett shortly after 1850. In Texas, she remarried to J.J. Wells and is 
found on the 1860 census there. J.J. Wells apparently knew the family prior 
to his marriage to Sarah. He is found on the list of buyers of items from the 
estate sale for Sarah's mother, Isabel "Ibby" Yancey Kimbrough Collier, who 
died in 1844 Harrison Co TX. I have not located a grave for Sarah.

Children of James1 Collier and Sarah Jane Yancey Kimbrough were as follows:
    i Martha Ann Rebecca2 , born 30 Nov 1812 in Caswell Co. NC; deceased 1893 
         in Concho Co. TX. She married Nathan Madison GATLIN , born 9 Mar 1813 
         in Davidson Co. TN; deceased 27 Jul 1899 in Concho Co. TX. 
      Julia Francis2 , born 2 May 1818 in Giles Co. TN; She married Albert 
         Gallatin GATLIN , born 9 Dec 1817 in Davidson Co. TN; deceased bef. 
         1880 in Blanco Co. TX. 
      Mary Ann Minerva2 , born 9 May 1821 in Giles Co.TN.; deceased 30 Nov 1895 
         in Giles Co.TN.. She married in Giles Co.TN., Henry J. WARREN , born 
         21 Mar 1818 in Caswell Co.NC; deceased Aug 1881 in Giles Co.TN., 
         son of John B. and Rachel (Hunt) Warren. 
      William James2 , born 1 Sep 1823 in Giles Co. TN; died before 1870 in 
         McLennan Co TX. He married Mahala Ann MAXWELL, born abt 1835 MS;
         d. 1906 Williamson Co TX.
      Sarah Elizabeth2 , born 31 Mar 1826 in Giles Co. TN; Information from 
         other researchers says she married George W. CRASSON, but I have not 
         found any information on this couple. 
      Littleberry Iverson2 , born 18 Jan 1829 in Giles Co. TN; deceased Mar 1899. 
         He married on 14 Dec 1854, Martha Jane PERKINS , born 14 Dec 1834; 
         deceased 2 Sep 1919, daughter of Richard and Margaret (Coates) Perkins. 
 2    Bartlett Yancey2 
      Tabitha Olive2 , born 22 Nov 1833 in Giles Co. TN; d. while her children 
      were still young in Van Zandt Co TX, exact date unknown.  She married James 
      COURTNEY. They had two children, Mollie, b. 1856, who was adopted after 
      Tabitha died by Iverson Collier and his second wife Margaret Jane "Peggy" 
      Johnson, and James JR, b. abt 1857.
Generation 2

2. Bartlett Yancey2 "Bardy" COLLIER (James1), born 7 Jun 1831 in Giles Co.TN.; 
   deceased 4 Dec 1862 in Pulaski Co. AR. He married on 26 Apr 1860 in Upshur,
   TX., Margaret Jane  JOHNSON , born 15 Mar 1842 in Carroll Co. TN; deceased 
   5 Sep 1904 in Franklin Co. TX, daughter of Joseph and Lavenia "Viney" 
   (Redding) Johnson. 
Notes for Bartlett Yancey Collier:

Found on the U.S. Census in 1860 living in Upshur Co. TX in the household of 
his step-father J.J. Wells.  Died in the Civil War in Arkansas. 
Served with Col. Edward Clark's 14th Regt of Texas Infantry. Bartlett was 
enrolled by Capt. W.L. Coppedge at Coffeyville, Upshur Co. TX, along with two 
cousins, John Thomas Collier and Iverson Collier, sons of Thomas Collier 
(. 1800). There was a third Collier, W.A., who was also in the 14th and may 
have been Wilburn A. Collier, a son of James's brother William "Will" Collier 
and his wife Martha "Patsy" Kimbrough.
According to his military records, Bardy was a wagoneer. There was no battle 
involving this unit in Dec. 1862, so I assumed Bartlett died of illness or in 
an accident.

Notes for Margaret Jane Johnson:

Margaret was known as Peggy.  In 1870, she married Bartlett's cousin, Iverson 
Collier, who established the Collier's Chapel Methodist Church in Franklin Co. 
TX. They had 7 children together. She is buried with Iverson in the cemetery 
of the chapel.

Children of Bartlett Yancey2 Collier and Margaret Jane Johnson were as follows:
      3        John William Wesley3
Generation 3

3. John William Wesley3 COLLIER (Bartlett Yancy2, James1), born 14 Feb 1861 in 
   Upshur Co.TX; deceased 12 Mar 1917 in Mesquite, Dallas Co. TX. He married on 
   12 Dec 1878 in Franklin Co. TX., Henrietta KEITH , born 16 Jan 1865 in Titus 
   Co.TX., daughter of John Hinton and Sarilda (Still) Keith.
Notes for William Wesley Collier:
Born in Coffeyville,Upshur Co. TX, "Wesley", as he was called, was living in New 
Hope, a community near Mesquite, TX when he died. He and his wife, Henrietta, had 
sixteen children, but for the purpose of this report, I am concentrating on their 
son Bartie.

On the marriage record of William and Henrietta, in Franklin County, his name 
appears as Wesley.

Children of William Wesley3 Collier and Henrietta Keith were as follows:
     4        Bartlett Hinton4 "Bartie" 
Generation 4

4. Bartlett Hinton4 "Bartie" COLLIER (William Wesley3, Bartlett Yancy2, James1), 
born 25 Jan 1883 in Franklin Co.TX.; deceased 1948 in Dallas Co. TX. He married 
on 9 Dec 1900 in Dallas Co.TX, Pervis Mae NEWMAN , born 16 Jun 1882 in Trousdale 
Co.TN.; deceased 1966 in Wilbarger Co. TX, daughter of Alexander William and 
Nannie Browning (Proctor) Newman.

Children of Bartlett Hinton4 Collier and Pervis Mae Newman were as follows:
          Fletcher Browning5 
          Roscoe Hinton5 
          Earl Lee5  
   5      Barney Howard5 

Generation 5
5. Barney Howard5 COLLIER (Bartlett Hinton4, William Wesley3, Bartlett Yancy2, 
James1), born 26 May 1917 in Knox Co.TX.; deceased 27 Aug 1987 in Wimberley,TX. 
He married (1) on 12 Jan 1936 in Vernon,TX Mattie Lee SKIPWORTH , born 23 Dec 
1915 in TX.; deceased Mar 1959 in Pasadena,TX, daughter of Ausman B. and 
Elizabeth (Parker) Skipworth.
Notes for Barney Howard Collier

Barney was known as Jack. He was born in community near Truscott,TX called 
Antelope Flat.
His wife Mattie Lee died in 1959 and he re-married in 1960 to a woman named 
Bonnie (living),who was widow.They had been married for 27 years when he died 
of a ruptured brain aneurysm.

Jack and Mattie Collier were my grandparents.

This report prepared and submitted by Teresa Shands.

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