Isham Marion Collier

11 February 1857–19 January 1954 (Age 96)
Rusk, Cherokee, Texas, United States

The Life of Isham Marion

When Isham Marion Collier was born on 11 February 1857, in Rusk, Cherokee, Texas, United States, his father, Thomas Also Collier, was 22 and his mother, Martha Jane Elkins, was 17. He married Alpha Landers West on 25 May 1882, in Duffau, Erath, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 10 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Johnson, Texas, United States in 1900 and Supervisorial District 1, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1940. He died on 19 January 1954, in Tempe, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Tempe, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isham Marion Collier
Alpha Landers West
Marriage: 25 May 1882
Nettie Arminta Collier
Timie Landers Maggie Collier
Isham Fay Collier
Martha Leah Collier
Willie Renshaw Collier
Winnie Priscilla Collier
Arvilla Pearl Collier
Nancy Iris Collier
Lyma May Collier
Ollie Thelma Collier
Gladys Collier
Johnnie Collier

Spouse and Children

25 May 1882
Duffau, Erath, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 4

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 29

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a burner of charcoal or a gatherer or seller of coal, from Middle English cole ‘(char)coal’ + the agent suffix -(i)er.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Boyce Sneed Jury

After some research and help from others I now have a list of the men who served on this jury. Unfortunately, I do not know which name to attach to the faces. I.M. Collier W.H. Rich F.M. Hall J …

Sources (3)

  • J M Collier, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Isham Collier, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Isham Marion Collier, "United States Census, 1940"

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