Olive Collins1

b. 12 May 1831, d. 15 December 1853
Last Edited=11 Nov 2012
3rd great-grandaunt of Joseph Michael Flint
     Olive Collins was born on 12 May 1831 at Habersham County, Georgia.1 She was the daughter of Thompson Collins and Celia Self.1

On 21 October 1850 Olive Collins was enumerated in the household of Thompson Collins on the 1850 U. S. census for 85th District, Union County, Georgia as Oliver Collins, 18 years old, birthplace of Georgia, occupation of Farmer. Also enumerated in the household were Celia Self, Nancy Collins, Ivan Kimsey Collins and Robert MCay.2

Olive Collins married Robert MCay circa 1852.3

Olive Collins died on 15 December 1853 at age 22.3


  1. Mayme C. Aydelotie, Descendents of Thompson and Celia Collins, Revised Edition (Fairburn, Georgia: Mayme Collins Aydelotie, 1972), 9; My Grandmother's copy with her hand written notes, May Collins Flint Papers, privately held by Joseph M Flint, Seattle, King County, Washington.
  2. 1850 U. S. census, Union County, Georgia, population schedule, 85th District, p. 484 (written) p. 242 back (stamped) and p. 485 (written) p. 243 (stamped), dwelling 566, family 566, Thompson Collins; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 26 Dec 2010); citing NARA microfilm publication M432, Roll 84.
  3. Mayme C. Aydelotie, Descendents of Thompson and Celia Collins, 13.