Patriot: Collier, William (2, p.73)(6)(N)

SAR #: Not found

DAR #: A024446


Date: Sept. 1734 (6) 1732 (2)

Location: Prince George’s Co. (6)


Date: Aug. 5, 1754 (6)

Spouse: Sarah Ray (6) Sarah (2)


Children: Sarah, Eleanor, Ann (6) William (2)

Support for American Revolution

Military Service: Private 1st Co. Upper Bn. Militia Aug. 30, 1777 OR Private 5th Co. Lower Bn. Militia Aug. 1777 OR Private 2nd Co. Lower Bn. Militia July 15, 1780. (2)(N)

Public Service:

Civilian Aid: Provided wheat for use of the military 1780. (2)

Oath of Allegiance: Signed. (6) 1778 before the Hon. Samuel W. Magruder OR March 2, 1778 before the Hon. Aneas Campbell. (2)(N)

Residency: Lower Potomac MC (2)


Date: before Jan. 15, 1794 (6) 1794 (2)


Find-A-Grave #: Not found

Headstone GPS Coordinates:


Notes: Alternative spellings of surname include Colliar, Colyar, Collyar. Multiple patriots with this same name listed in Peden. Consequently it is not possible to know which military service or Oath of Allegiance info applies to this patriot. It appears that this patriot is William Collier Sr. (2)

Last Updated: 10 / 18 / 2014

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(1) MDSSAR Patriot Index (no longer active)

(2) "Revolutionary Patriots of Montgomery County, Maryland 1776-1783" by Henry C. Peden, Jr.

(3) Montgomery County Cemetery Inventory

(4) Find A Grave

(5) NSSAR Patriot Research System

(6) NSDAR Genealogical Research System

(N) See Notes section of record for additional information about this field.

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