James & Mary COLSON
Not sure where they came from, they were born in Tennessee.
Moved to Henry County, Missouri sometime around 1880 - they are
on the 1880 Missouri census.
James Madison COLSON 1818-1872
Mary Arms COLSON 1812-1892
Both are buried in Henry Grove Cemetery, White Oak Township, Henry
A son, Roy Alexander COLSON, married Susanna Bixler in Henry Co.
in 1890. Later they moved to Logan County, Illinois. Some of the
COLSON descendants remain in the Henry County, Missouri area;
Roy's descendants are still in Logan County and other areas in
Another son, Robert COLSON, was killed in the Battle of Murfreesboro
(Stone's Creek) in December, 1862 (No. 307 - Confederate Roll
of Honor, TN 8th Regiment, Infantry Company B).