Corporal Elisha Collins
1762 ~ 1854
My Maternal 4th Great Grandfather
My 4th great grandfather, Corporal Elisha Collins was born
30 December 1762 in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut,
the son of Oliver Collins and Hannah Wilcox.
In 1785, at the age of 23, he married Lovina Gates in
Amenia, Dutchess, New York, USA.
Elisha was a Corporal in the American Revolutionary War.
He served under Captains Josiah Yale and John Bacon, and Colonel Caleb Hyde, in General Rosseter's Brigade in the Massachusetts Militia.
He is listed in Volume 3 of Massachusetts Soldiers & Sailors on page 819.
DAR Ancestor # A024476
Elisha died 11 September 1854 in Willsboro, Essex, New York, USA.
He was 92 years old.
He is buried in Gilliland Cemetery in Willsboro, Essex, New York, USA