25 ft north of castle hill ave at telephone pole # 6 20 ft x
40 ft in good condition enclosed with a metal fence; sign
in good condition 6 burials with 5 inscribed stones Small cemetery for
members of the COLLINS family, including JOHN COLLINS, Governor of
Rhode Island 1786-1790 A monument says the stones were restored and
protected by Dr. John G. Warren of Boston and Andrew Collins of
Lousiana in 1854. Transcribed by G.H. Richardson (GHR) in the Victorian
period and by John Sterling (JES) in 1992.
|Elizabeth Collins, wife of John, died 1791
||Gov. John Collins died 1796. Governor of RI May 1786-1790
||Mary [Avery] Collins, wife of Gov.
|Mehitable Collins, wife of Maj. John A. Collins, died 1817
||Sarah [Avery], wife of John A. Collins, died 1802
||Mary [Collins] Gardner, daughter Hon. John, wife of Capt. Caleb, died 1806
||"These monuments were restored and protected by John G Warren MD of Boston & Andrew Collins of Louisiana AD 1854"
Plaque: Hon. John Collins, 1717 -
1795.Note: Plaque erected by Sons of the Revolution in 2002 completely
blocks the side of the obelisk for Mary Collins, wife of John.
provided by Barbara Austin and Letty
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