Collins, Robert S
Collins, Robert S.
a minister, in the Methodist Episcopal Church South, son of Reverend McKissey Collins, was born in Greenville District, S.C., August 11, 1811. He removed to western Tennessee in 1823, where he experienced religion in 1829; received license to preach in 1831, and in 1833 was admitted into, the Tennessee Conference. In 1834 he was transferred to the Mississippi Conference; in 1839, located; in 1840 re-entered the conference, and died June 9, 1848. As a man, Mr. Collins was high-minded and honorable; as a Christian, eminently meek and gentle; as a preacher, systematic, able, impressive, popular, and useful; and in his: domestic relations exemplary. See Minutes of Annual: Conferences of the M.E. Church South, 1848, page 183.