William Edward Collings

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William Edward Collings

Also Known As: "Longknife Collins"
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States
Death: December 11, 1787 (62)
Nelson County, Kentucky, United States
Place of Burial: Unknown
Immediate Family:

Son of Zebulon Elson Spencer Collings and Mary Collings
Husband of Anne Elizabeth Elston and Anne Collings
Father of Thomas Franklin Collings, Sr.; Spencer Collings, I; Zebulon Collings, Sr.; Elizabeth Betsy Crist and William "Longknife" Elston Collings

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About William Edward Collings

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor #A024580

Service Source: NARA, M247, PAPERS OF CONT CONGRESS 1775-1789, ROLL #62, ITEM 48, P 237; BUTLER, INDEX OF THE PAPERS OF THE CONT CONGRESS 1774-1789, VOL 1, P 969 Service Description: 1) PETITION TO CONGRESS, INHABITANTS KY & IL COUNTRY, 15 MAY 1780

William Collings presented a petition to Congress, from inhabitants of KY and IL on May 15 1780, Source Papers of Cont Congress According to Wiki Tree he was born 12/11 1725, died the same day in 1787! He married Mary Johnson in PA in 1744. Likely born in Philadelphia, PA 12/11/1725

He was the son of Zebulon and Mary (Johnson) Collings.

He married Anne Elizabeth Elston.

Their children were Zebulon Collings, Spencer Collings Sr., Elizabeth (Collings) Crist, William Elston Collings, and Thomas Collings Sr.

Buried in Shelby County, Kentucky.

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William Edward Collings's Timeline

December 12, 1724
Pennsylvania, United States
New Jersey, United States
March 5, 1752
Pennsylvania, United States
Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States
PA, United States
December 11, 1787
Age 62
Nelson County, Kentucky, United States