Collins, George D
Collins, George D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Medford, N.J., July 9, 1845. He was converted in 1865; studied two and a half years in Pennington Seminary; served one year as assistant on Columbus Circuit, and in 1872 was admitted into the New Jersey Conference, and stationed at DennisvilleO He served in 1873 and 1874 at Groveville, where one hundred and fifty were added to the Church; from 1875 to 1877 at Union Street Church, Trenton, where two hundred were converted; in 1878 at Washington, South River, where he had some success, and was returned in 1879. He labored until April 20 of that year, when he was prostrated with fever, then attacked with hemorrhage of the lungs, and died August 3 following. Mr. Collins was pre-eminently a man of one work, giving all his time and energies to the ministry. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1880, page 91.