.               Solomon Collier, c1805-10 -   , s/o Aaron Collier
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

16    Solomon Collier,3                                                                                                                                              1   (Aaron,2)
.
.             b ca 1805-10 Lee Co, Va.
.                (his age, indicated by the census', spans from 1801 to 1820, but would be 1805-1810, if the two extreme ages are omitted)     
.             m(1) Sarah Whitlow (Sally), ca 1805-07 Va, d 3 Nov 1859, age 52, d/o John and Mary Whitlow.
.             m(2) 2 Apr 1860 Lee Co to Agnes C. Dingus (Aggy), b 1836 Scott Co, Va (b Jan 1835 acc to 1900 census), d 1908, bur River-
.                      view Cem, East Stone Gap, Wise Co, Va, d/o Samuel Dingus and Mahala C. Wells.
.                      See
picture of her tombstone below.

.             1830 Lee Co, Va census, p 296, Solomon Collier, 00001-10001.
.             1835 Lee Co tax list, East Dist, p 3, Solomon Collier, 1 WM > 21.
.             1840 Lee Co census, p 97, Solomon Colyer, 010001-101001.
.             1850 Lee Co census, Dist 31, p 326, #340/355, Solomon Collier,45 Va, farmer, $700, Sarah,45 Va, Dicey,25 Va, Aaron,16 Va, far-
.                      mer, Catharine,12 Va.
.             1860 Lee Co census, Western Dist, Jonesville, p 894, #1448/1484, Solomon Collier,50 Lee Co, farmer, $300, $200, Aggy,19 Scott
.                      Co.
.             1870 Lee Co census, Locum Station Twp, p 400, #133/133, Solomon Colyer,69 Lee Co, farmer, $1000, $100, Agnes C.,28 Scott
.                      Co, Nancy C.,8 Lee Co, William N.,8 Lee Co, Samuel,4 Lee Co, Synthy E.,5/12 Lee Co.
.             1880 Lee Co census, Wildcat Valley, Yokum Station Dist, p 311A, #167/173, Solomon Collier,72 Va (Va,NC), farm laborer, Ag-
.                      gie,37 Va, Newton,15 Va, works on farm, George,13 Va, works on farm, Cintha,10 Va, Harvey,7 Va, John,5 Va, Fansler,2
.                      Va.
.             Duplicate listing:
.             1880 Wise Co census, Richmond Dist, p 296A, #150/150, Solomon Collier,60 Va (Va,Va), farm laborer, Agnes,42 Va, Newton,16
.                      Va, farm laborer, Samuel,14 Va, farm laborer, Lucinda,12 Va, Harvey,10 Va, Solomon,8 Va, Joseph,6 Va, John,4 Va.
.             1900 Wise Co census, Richmond Dist, ED 127, sheet 15A, #281/286, Agnus Collier, Jan 1835 Va (wid, 8 ch, 6 living), Cyntha,
.                      Nov 1872 Va (single, 3 ch, 2 living), Emmerson, Jun 88 Va (son g), James, Jun 90 Va (son g).
.             1910 census, Agnes not located.

.             issue:

.             
1.   Dicey Collier, b ca 1825 Va.

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2.   Aaron J. Collier, b May 1834 Lee Co, m(1) Nancy Elizabeth Wells, m(2) Isabel Phillips (Bell).

.             
3.   Catharine Collier, b ca 1838-39 Lee Co.
.                   1860 Lee Co census, Western Dist, Jonesville, p 893, #1445/1481, Catharine Collier,21 Lee Co, living with Aaron J. Colier
.                            family.  (this was
Aaron J. Collier (#161))

.             
4.   Nancy C. Collier, b 20 Jun 1862 Lee Co.

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5.   William Newton Collier, b ca 1862-65 Lee Co, m Syntha/Sintha Shuck/Shook.
.                   Possible duplicate listing (unless Newt was one of the grandsons of
Aaron J. Collier (#15)):
.                   1880 Lee Co census, Yokum Station Dist, p 310C, #157/161, Newt Collier,14 Va, servant, farm laborer, living with Lafayette
.                            M. Collier family.  (Lafayette was s/o
Ori G. Collier (#24)).

163        
6.   Samuel A. Collier (Sam), b ca 1866-68 Lee Co (b Mar 1872 acc to 1900 census), m(1) Rosa B. Griffin, m(2) Rosa Cartright.

.             
7.   Cyntha E. Collier (Synthy,Cintha), b ca 1869-70 (b Jun 1872 acc to 1900 census) Lee Co.  (apparently same as Lucinda,12
.                   Va, in the 1880 Wise Co census).  Cyntha m(1) 12  Nov 1893 Wise Co to William Wright.  She m(2) 13 Dec 1900 Wise Co to
.                   James Belcher, s/o J. W. and Darcus Belcher.
.                   1900 Wise Co census, Richmond Dist, ED 127, sheet 15A, #281/286, Cyntha Collier, Nov 1872 Va (single, 3 ch, 2 living),
.                            Emmerson, Jun 88 Va (son g), James, Jun 90 Va (son g), living with Agnes Collier.
.                   1910 census, Cyntha not located.
.                   issue:
1601            
a.   Emerson Lee Collier, b 30 Jun 1886 Big Stone Gap, Wise Co, Va, m Eliza Belle Calton.
.                         He was b 1888 acc to 1900 census, b 1887 acc to WW I draft card, and b 1885 acc to WW II draft card)
.                         (Emerson's parents listed as "Soleman and Aggy Collier" in his marr rec, but this is contradicted by the 1900 census, which
.                         lists him as their grandson.)
1602            
b.   James David Collier, b 10 May 1890 Wise Co (b Jun 1890 acc to 1900 census), m Florence Booker.
.                         James was s/o Cynthia Belcher acc to his marr rec and s/o David Collier and Cynthia Collier acc to his death rec.
.                         Moved to Hawkins and Greene Cos, Tenn.

.             
8.   Harvey Collier, b ca 1870-73 Va.
.                   1900 census, Harvey not located.

.             
9.   Joseph Collier, b ca 1874 Va.  (not listed in the 1880 Lee Co census)

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10.   John B. Collier, b Mar 1876 Wise Co, m Lucinda Belcher (Lucindy,Sinda).
.                   (middle initial "E." acc to his marr rec, but "B." in the census records)

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11.   Faint Collier (Fink), b 31 Mar 1878 Va, m(1) Lina Branham, m(2) Myrtle Morris, m(3) Callie Herron Winston, m(4) Oshie
.                   Barnes.  (he was b 30 Jun 1879 acc to his WW I draft reg card)







.            Ref:  1. "
Early Settlers, Lee County, Va", 1977, Chapter 18, Collier Family.
.                     2.   Brenda H. Reed's notes at
www.rootsweb.com, email: BrendReed@aol.com  
.
Picture from www.findagrave.com
    Added by Mitch Dingus