L. M. Twiggs1

b. circa May 1880
Last Edited=3 Nov 2012
Great-granduncle of Joseph Michael Flint
     L. M. Twiggs was also known as Rev. L.M. Twiggs.1 He was born circa May 1880 at Georgia.2,3 He was the son of John Wesley Twiggs and Sarah Elizabeth Hughes.

On 14 June 1880 L. M. Twiggs was enumerated in the household of John Wesley Twiggs on the 1880 U. S. census for Choestoe District (834), Union County, Georgia as Davie M Twigs, 1/12 years old, Son, birthplace of Georgia. Father born in Georgia. Mother born in Georgia. Also enumerated in the household were Sarah Elizabeth Hughes, Edwin P. Twiggs, Nan E Twiggs, Callie Twiggs, Mary Twiggs and William Frady.2

On 18 June 1900 L. M. Twiggs was enumerated in the household of John Wesley Twiggs on the 1900 U. S. census for Choestoe District, Union County, Georgia as Marvin L Twiggs, 20 years old, Son, single, Born May 1880 in Georgia. Father born in Georgia. Mother born in Georgia. Also enumerated in the household were Georgia Elizabeth Westmoreland, Callie Twiggs, Mary Twiggs, Nell Twiggs, Walter M. Twiggs and Eugene Twiggs.3


  1. Memorial Record of Nan E. Collins (Greely, Colorado: Macys Funeral Home, 1953); The title of Rev. for John W. Twiggs was a hand witten addiion. Flowers were sent by the Board of Stewards of the Bethany Methodist Church Atlanta Georgia (possibly form her brothers the Reverands?)

    Nan E. Collins, the daughter of Rev. John W. Twiggs and Sarah Elizabeth Hughes Twiggs was born February 17, 1874, at Blairsville, Ga. And passed away on December 26, 1953 at 3:20 a.m. at her home west of Eaton where she has lived for fifty seven years.

    She united with the Methodist Church early in her life and took an active part in church and Sunday School work.

    She was married to James M. Collins on January 2, 1896 at her father's home. She and her husband came to Colorado. She transferred her membership to the Methodist Church at Windsor as there was no Methodist Church in Eaton. After the First Baptist Church was organized in Eaton, she joined there in order to rear her children in their father's faith and has taken an active part in the church work. She taught Sunday School for some time. Two sons have preceded her in death. She leaves to mourn her passing five children: Mrs. May C. Flint of Salt Lake City, Utah, Mrs. Gladys Woodrow of Denver, Marvin J. Collins, Miss Alda Collins, and James M. Collins, Jr. all of Eaton.

    Also surviving are a sister Mrs. Gordon Allison of Eaton, four brothers: the Rev. L. M. Twiggs and the Rev. Walter M. Twiggs, both of Atlanta, Ga., Eugene Twiggs of Warren, Ga. and E. P. Twiggs of Greeley.

    She was a charter member of the Eaton Chapter No. 67 Order of the Eastern Star Past Matron of the Eastern Star, a Charter member of the Order of Beauceant of Greeley, a long time member of the Rebekah Lodge of Eaton and a member of Navy Mother's Club No. 15., May Collins Flint Papers, privately held by Joseph M Flint, Seattle, King County, Washington.
  2. 1880 U. S. census, Union County, Georgia, population schedule, Choestoe District (834), Enumeration District 181, p. 22 B (written), dwelling 200, family 201, John Twigs; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 03 Nov 2012); citing NARA microfilm publication T9, Roll 169.
  3. 1900 U. S. census, Union County, Georgia, Choestoe District, Enumeration District 125, p. 11B, dwelling 186, family 186, John W Twiggs; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 25 May 2014); citing NARA microfilm publication T623, Roll 225.