Twiford Collison
(1803-Abt 1857)
Sarah (?)
(1809-)
Stansbury J. Collison
(1828-1912)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Ann Hitch

Stansbury J. Collison

  • Born: 01 Apr 1828, Sussex Co., DE 2 3 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Mary Ann Hitch on 04 Jan 1850 in Kent Or Sussex Co., DE 1
  • Died: 09 May 1912, New Castle Co., DE 5
  • Buried: Abt 12 May 1912, Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE

  

Stansbury was born the 1st child and 1st son of Twiford and Margaret (_____) Collison. He married Mary Ann Hitch on January 4, 1850. Father of William H., Sarah Ann, George S., Twiford, Thomas E., Mary Emma, Margaret and John Clark Collison.

Stansbury served in the Union Army during the Civil War. He was a member of the "1st Battalion Delaware Cavalry Vol., Company C" from January 20, 1863 to June 30, 1865. He was injured in March, 1864 when a horse fell on his leg at Port Tobacco, MD. He was promoted to Corporal on April 5, 1864. In October, 1864 he "contracted a severe cold producing discharge of a serious character from right ear resulting in deafness" while serving in Westminster. Stansbury (189) received a pension for this of $25.00 a month.

They lived at 707 North Jackson Street, Wilmington, De.


Stansbury married Mary Ann Hitch, daughter of Clement Hitch and Aseneth (Lena?) Wilson, on 04 Jan 1850 in Kent Or Sussex Co., DE.1 (Mary Ann Hitch was born on 23 Jan 1833 in Sussex Co., DE,5 6 7 8 died on 02 Apr 1913 in New Castle Co., DE 5 and was buried about 05 Apr 1913 in Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE.)


Sources


1 DE Marriage Records.

2 1850 DE Census, Listed as age 22 in the 1850 Sussex Co., DE Census.

3 1870 DE Census, He is listed as age 41, a dairyman, in the 1870 Red Lion, New Castle Co., DE Census.

4 1880 DE Census, Listed as age 51 in the Newark, New Castle Co.

5 Gravestone Record.

6 1850 DE Census, Listed as age 25 in the 1850 Sussex Co., DE Census, born in DE.

7 1870 DE Census, She is listed as age 34 in the 1870 Red Lion, New Castle Co., DE Census.

8 1880 DE Census, Listed as age 46 in the Newark, New Castle Co.


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