.     Shadrack Collier, c1754 - c1821-26, poss s/o William Collier
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

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)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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4.   Ori G. Collier (Trig), b 1 Jan 1810 NC, m Sarah Witt (Sally).

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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.

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7.   Maston Collier, b 25 Dec 1817 Rich Gap, Wallen Ridge, Lee Co, m Catherine (?Duff, or Slemp) (Kitsey).

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8.   David W. Collier, b ca 1819-20 Rich Gap, Wallen Ridge, Lee Co, m Cynthia Ann Elkins.

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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: rhonda.burnett@ncr.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
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