Was born in Madison Township, Columbia County, PA., July 15, 1841. Moved from there to Audenreid, PA, where he lived fifteen years. Moved from there to Akron Township, Tuscola County, Michigan, in 1877, whee he has since lived. Married in Hazelton, Luzern County, PA, to Miss Harriett Santee, on May 16, 1865. Mrs. McCollum was born January 29, 1843, in Butler Valley, Luzern County, PA. Have had six children, two boys and four girls; Howard E., born September 9, 1867; Cora B., born November 20, 1869 and died September 25, 1899; Laura I., born December 16, 1871; Edith M. , born January 3, 1876; Alvaretta R., born March 2, 1879; Calvin M., born September 29, 1887. Howard E., was married to Miss Mary Tanner of Audenreid, PA., where he has a position as bookkeeper with the Wilkes-Barre Coal Company. Cora B., was Mrs. Edwin W. Childs of Columbia, and died leaving a son who makes his home with Mr. McCollum. The boys name is Lester Perry Childs, born November 14, 1896; Laura I., is now Mrs. Levi A. Russell of Columbia Township. Edith M., is now Mrs. Burt Farver of Columbia Township. Alvaretta K. is now Mrs. Edwin Hoover of Akron Township.
from Tuscola County Plat Book and Biographical Index, 1902, page 71.
Submitted by Sherrye Woodworth January 2001.
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