Mary Nix1,2

b. circa 1818
Last Edited=20 Nov 2012
3rd great-grandaunt of Joseph Michael Flint
     Mary Nix also went by the name of Polly.2 She was born circa 1818 at Georgia.1,2 She was the daughter of William Nix and Susannah Stonecypher.1,2,3

Mary Nix married Archibald Collins, son of Thompson Collins and Celia Self, on 3 January 1838.1

On 21 October 1850 Mary Nix was enumerated in the household of Archibald Collins on the 1850 U. S. census for 85th District, Union County, Georgia as Mary Collins, 28 years old, birthplace of Georgia. Also enumerated in the household were Caroline Collins, William Collins, James N Collins, Ivan Carr Collins, Celia Emiline Collins, John Pruitt Collins, Sarah Malinda Collins and Thomas F Collins.4

Children of Mary Nix and Archibald Collins


  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. "Some Southern Appalachian Ancestors & Old World Roots," RootsWeb WorldConnect ( accessed 20 Nov 2012), entry for William (Grancer) NIX, WorldConnect Database name is jbturner
  3. "Some Southern Appalachian Ancestors," Susannah STONECYPHER,.
  4. 1850 U. S. census, Union County, Georgia, population schedule, 85th District, p. 484 (written) p. 242 back (stamped), dwelling 565, family 565, Archabald Collins; digital image, ( : accessed 26 Dec 2010); citing NARA microfilm publication M432, Roll 84.