Lt. Thomas Collier1,2

M, #2363, b. 17 January 1740, d. before 3 December 1787
5th great-grandfather of Joseph Wayne Peery
Pedigree Chart of Joseph Wayne Peery
     Lt. Thomas Collier was born on 17 January 1740 at Hanover County, Virginia.2,1 He may have been born at Porta Bello, York County, Virginia.2 He was the son of Captain John Collier Jr. and Elizabeth Meredith.2 He married Mary Frances Dabney on 12 January 1759.1,2 He was a veteran of the American Revolution, serving as a Sergeant and Quartermaster Sergeant, 2nd Virginia State Regiment, 03 Mar 1777 , until appointed Regimental Quartermaster, 05 May 1778, 2nd Lieutenant, 22 Oct 1778, and served until Jan 1781.3 He was a veteran serving as a Minute Man 1776-1777 in the American Revolution. He served until January 1781. He was later awarded 3,000 acres of land in Mason County, Kentucky, by Gov. Patrick Henry, for military services rendered in the American Revolution.1,2 He died before 3 December 1787 at Charlotte County, Virginia.1,2

Children of Lt. Thomas Collier and Martha Frances Dabney


  1. [S1311] U. S. Sons of the American Revolution, James Smoot Allen, National File: 96878, State File: 1344.
  2. [S1313] U. S. Sons of the American Revolution, Dabney Collier Jackson II, National File: 82295, State File: 2119.
  3. [S1310] U. S. Sons of the American Revolution, Montgomery Pickett, Volume: 204, National File: 40723, State File: 2776.