Mitchell COLLINS 1823-1916 immigrated from N. Ireland in 1866. He arrived in New York and worked for a year before going to Philadelphia where he worked in the oil fields for a year. He then moved to Clinton, Iowa and worked and married Anna E. GRAVENOR an immigrant from Messingham, England. They married 10 Aug. 1871. They lived in Clinton until 1881 when purchased a farm in Waltham, IA in North Tama County, IA. Mitchell and Anna raised five children. I would like to learn the County Mitchell was born in in N. Ireland & his ancestory. I have information to date to share.