Edwin P. Twiggs1,2

b. November 1872, d. 29 July 1959
Last Edited=19 Apr 2014
Great-granduncle of Joseph Michael Flint
     Edwin P. Twiggs was also known as E. P.3 He was born in November 1872 at Georgia.2,4 He was the son of John Wesley Twiggs and Sarah Elizabeth Hughes. As of 1880, Edwin P. Twiggs was also known as Edmund F.4

On 14 June 1880 Edwin P. Twiggs was enumerated in the household of John Wesley Twiggs on the 1880 U. S. census for Choestoe District (834), Union County, Georgia as Edmond F Twigs, 7 years old, Son, Single, birthplace of Georgia. Father born in Georgia. Mother born in Georgia. Also enumerated in the household were Sarah Elizabeth Hughes, Nan E Twiggs, Callie Twiggs, Mary Twiggs, L. M. Twiggs and William Frady.4

Edwin P. Twiggs was 12 years old, when his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Hughes, died on 2 June 1885.5,6

Edwin P. Twiggs married Mary E (?) circa 1897.2

On 11 June 1900 Edwin P. Twiggs was enumerated in the household of James Monroe Collins on the 1900 U. S. census for Precinct #13 Outside of Town of Eaton, Weld County, Colorado as Edwin P Twiggs, 27 years old, Servant, Born Nov 1872 in Georgia, occupation of Farm Laborer, 0 Months Unemployed, Could read, Could write, Could speak English. Father born in Georgia. Mother born in Georgia. Also enumerated in the household were Nan E Twiggs, Bruce Harrison Collins, Myrtle May Collins, Amicus Miller, Newton Nix, Mary E (?), Lois I Twiggs and Otis Twiggs.2

Edwin P. Twiggs married Ida M (?) after 14 June 1904.7

Edwin P. Twiggs married Jennie May (?) after 1906.1

Edwin P. Twiggs died on 29 July 1959 at Greeley, Weld County, Colorado, at age 86.1

Edwin P. Twiggs was buried at Eaton Cemetery, Eaton, Weld County, Colorado.1

Children of Edwin P. Twiggs and Mary E (?)

Child of Edwin P. Twiggs and Jennie May (?)


  1. Weld County Colorado Tombstone Inscriptions (Greeley, Colorado: The Genealogical Society of Weld County Colorado, 1982), pg 344; Family History Library, US/CAN Book 973.372.
  2. 1900 U. S. census, Weld County, Colorado, Precinct #13 Outside of Town of Eaton, Enumeration District 203, p. 6B (written) p. 147 (stamped), dwelling 105, family 115, James M Collins; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com/ : accessed 31 May 2014); citing NARA microfilm publication T623, Roll 130, 46 of 52.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Find A Grave, database and images (http://findagrave.com: 8 jun 2014), memorial page for Sarah E. Nee Hughes Twiggs 1847-1885, Find A Grave Memorial no. 11055028, Creator:Chuck Garland, Photo Chris Smith and Kimberly, accessed 8 jun 2014, citing Old Choestoe Cemetery, Union County, Georgia.
  6. Jan Pieroni and Cat Tindell (Compilers), Union Co. GA Tombstone Transcriptions [Alphabetical] A-C, http://www.ancestraldesigns.com/union/gravesT.htm, 1999-2000) Located at Union Co. GAGenWeb Grave Database Project http://www.rootsweb.com/~gaunion/graves.html, Down loaded on 21 Dec 2000, TWIGGS SARA E.[lizabeth HUGHES] MAR 17 1847 JUN 2 1885 Old Choestoe
    [1st w/o John Wesley Twiggs].
  7. Weld County Colorado Tombstone Inscriptions, pg 346.