November 21, 1835, New York City.

December 20, 1920.

Kinderhook Reformed Church Cemetery, Kin­der­hook, New York.


Edward was the son of Ez­ra Coll­ier and Ma­ry Shaw, and husband of Is­a­bel­la G. James.

He was educated at New York Un­i­ver­si­ty (AB 1857, AM 1860, DD 1884) and Prince­ton The­o­lo­gi­cal Sem­in­a­ry, Prince­ton, New Jersey (1860).

A Con­gre­ga­tion­al minister, he served pastorates in Sau­ger­ties, New York (1860–61); Ar­me­nia, New York (1861–64); and Kin­der­hook, New York (1864–1907, then pastor emer­i­tus).

His works in­clude:

  1. Angels Bright, His Throne Surrounding
  2. As the Hart When Noon Is Burning
  3. As the Voice of Many Waters
  4. God, We Bless Thee That We Meet
  5. Hail, O Flag, in Every Breeze
  6. I Love the Lord, Because He Heareth Me
  7. Jesus, Thou Art the Sinner’s Friend
  8. Lord, to Thee My Soul Is Lifted
  9. No Longer, Lord, Do Thou Despise Me
  10. O God Arise! And by Thy Might
  11. O God of Nations, unto Thee
  12. O Lord, Who Hast This Table Spread
  13. O Sing, Ye Children, Sing
  14. Savior’s Face, The
  15. The Heavens in Their Splendor Declare
  16. The Lord’s My Shepherd
  17. There Is a Wondrous River
  18. Thou, Lord, Art God Alone
  1. Marchfield

Collier’s place of death