|. Shadrack Collier, c1754 - c1821-26, poss s/o William Collier
. author: Michael D. Nestor, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2 Shadrack Collier,2 ? (William,1)
. No proof that he was a son of William Collier, but he lived in the same area as Aaron Collier (#1), who named a son Shadrack.
. Reputed by some sources to be a s/o John Collier.
. b ca 1754 Bedford Co, Va; d ca 1821-26 Lee Co, Va.
. m Rhoda ____. (a Rhoda Collier, age 80, was listed in Grayson Co, Va in 1850, but this is inconsistent with her estate being settled
. in 1822, and she may be a different Rhoda)
. Shadrack also had children by Edith (Edy,Eda) Bab Hardy, b Jul 1786 Pa, d 20 Apr 1851 Red River Co, Tex. She was his common
. law wife and apparently didn't assume the Collier name until after Shadrack died. She was Edny Bobb Collier, d age 64 yrs, 9 mos,
. acc to son Commodore's bible.
. 1776-81 Pittsylvania Co, Va tithe lists: Shadrack Collier.
. 1781, 10 Aug: Pittsylvania Co: Shad Collier assessed 5 lbs for furnishing clothes and beef to army.
. 1786 NC state census, Surry Co, Humphries Dist: Shadrack Collyer, 1 WM 21-60, no slaves, 1 horse.
. (a David Coller also listed, adjacent to Shadrack)
. 1788, 28 Aug: Montgomery Co, Va tax list: Shadrach Collier, no WM 16-21, no slaves, 1 horse.
. 1789, 20 Aug: Montgomery Co tax list C, Big Reed Island Cr, Big Snake and Burks Fork: Shadrach Collier, no WM 16-21, no slaves,
. 2 horses.
. 1792/93 Montgomery Co tax list N: Shadrach Collier.
. 1793 Wythe Co, Va tax list A: Shadrach Collier.
. 1795 Grayson Co, Va tax list: Shadrach Collier.
. 1800 Grayson Co tax list: Shadrach Collier, 1 tithe.
. 1806 Grayson Co: Shadrack Collier was witness in Robert Stubblefield's case.
. 1807 Grayson Co: Shadrack Collier was sued by Rhoda Collier, for separate maintenance.
. 1807 about this year, Shadrack and sons Peyton and Henry left the area, and Shadrack appeared in Lee Co, Va soon thereafter.
. 1809, Aug: Grayson Co Orders 1806-11: Grayson Co Grand Jury "presented" Benjamin Henson for living with Rhoda Collier with-
. out benefit of marriage.
. 1810, 25 May: Lee Co, Va tax list, Shadrach Collier, 1-0-0.
. 1820 Lee Co census, p 128, Shadrack Collier, 320001-00010-03.
. 1820 census, Rhoda not located, unless she could be the Roda Milton, 100000-00001, listed in Grayson Co, p 50.
. 1822 Grayson Co: adm of estate of Rhoda Collier.
. 1830 Lee Co census, p 296, Edy Collier, 0121-0000001.
. 1830 and 1840 census', Rhoda not located.
. 1836 Edith and some of hers sons (Commodore and ?Lexton) were in Red River Co, Tex.
. 1840 census, Edith not located.
. ? 1850 Grayson Co, Va census, Dist #19, p 232, #1000/1000, Rhoda Collier,80 Va, living with William B. and Mary Dickenson.
. (this is prob not same Rhoda, whose estate was adm in 1822)
. 1850 Red River Co, Tex census, p 217, #312/312, Eda Bab,61 Pa, living with C.P. Colyer.
. issue: (1st 2 apparently by Rhoda)
. 1. Henry Collier, m 5 Oct 1805 Grayson Co to Sally Hays.
. 1806 Grayson Co tax list, Henry Collier.
. Henry Colliers were in the following census', but no proof any are the same person. The one in Early Co, Ga is of the right age,
. but he married 20 Mar 1808 Ga to Nancy Bird, requiring some quick moving from Va to Ga ca 1806-08.
. 1810 Franklin Co, NC census, p 807, Henry Collier, 10100-10100.
. 1820 Caswell Co, NC census, p 52, Henry Collier, 100010-10110-04.
. 1820 Green Co, Ga census, p 221, Henry Collier, 221110-30010.
. 1820 Giles Co, Tenn census, p 9, Henry Collier, 100100-00100. (apparently too young to be same Henry)
. 1830 Caswell Co, NC census, p 290, Henry Collier, 0110001-121001.
. 1830 Campbell Co, Tenn census, p 211, Henry Collier, 20002-100101. (apparently too young to be same Henry)
. 1830 Early Co, Ga census, p 93, Henry Collier, 2110001-1012001001.
. 1840 Early Co, Ga census, p 117, Henry Collier, 0002101-0010101. (too young)
. 1840 Giles Co, Tenn census, p 86, Henry Collier, 00010001-0011101.
. 1840 White Co, Tenn census, p 31, Henry Collier, 111000101-1001101.
. 1850 Early Co, Ga census, 25th Div, p 337, #41/41, Henry Collier,64 Va, farmer, $800, Nancy,63 NC, Penelope,21 Ga, Henry
. Greenwood,17 Ga, Tillman Bert,17 Ga, Betsey Bert,13 Ga.
. 2. Peyton Collier.
. 1807 Grayson Co tax list, Peyton Collier.
. 1810, 4 Apr: Grayson Co tax list, Paton Collier, 1-0-0.
. Probable other sons of Shadrack, who had 5 sons listed with him in the 1820 census. Ori and Maston were reputed to be brothers.
. William and David made deed to Aaron J., son of Aaron Sr.
23 3. Abel Collier, b ca 1803-04 Va, m Sophia Casebolt.
. He was known as Abel Hardy when younger, and later took the Collier name. May not have been a s/o Shadrack.
24 4. Ori G. Collier (Trig), b 1 Jan 1810 NC, m Sarah Witt (Sally).
25 5. William Collier, b ca 1813-14 Rich Gap, Wallen Ridge, Lee Co, Va, m Isabella Elkins (Isabel).
. ? 6. Lextan/Lexton Collier, b ca 1816, m Lovesay Anne ____ (Anne), b 5 Dec 1828 Va, d 16 Jul 1851.
. 1850 Red River Co, Tex census, p 217, #312/312, C.P. Colyer, 30 Va, farmer, $350, Nancy,28, Leonidus,8, William,6, Jackson,
. Eda Bab,61 Pa, Lextan,34, laborer, Anne Colyer,20 Va, Comadore,1/12 Tex. (Commadore was C.P.'s son, acc to his bible
. record, reportedly)
. No further record of Lextan, or even proof he was Shadrack's and Edith's son.
27 7. Maston Collier, b 25 Dec 1817 Rich Gap, Wallen Ridge, Lee Co, m Catherine (?Duff, or Slemp) (Kitsey).
28 8. David W. Collier, b ca 1819-20 Rich Gap, Wallen Ridge, Lee Co, m Cynthia Ann Elkins.
29 9. Commodore Perry Collier, b 19 Jan 1820 Rich Gap, Wallen Ridge, Lee Co, m Nancy Elizabeth Boone.
. Ref: 1. "Early Settlers, Lee County, Va", 1977, Chapter 18, Collier Family.
. 2. "Carroll 1765-1815 The Settlements", 1985, John P. Alderman, p 46.
. 3. Rhonda Fraley Burnett's notes at www.rootsweb.com, email: email@example.com
. 4. Kenneth L. Dyer's notes at www.rootsweb.com, email: KLDYER@prodigy.net
. 5. John Intorcio's notes at www.rootsweb.com, email: John@Intorcio.org