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Families covered: Colier (Coleire) of Darlaston, Colier of Stone, Colier of Yarlet

Visitation reports that the following Robert was a Frenchman who came into England temp. Henry VI (who r. 1422-1461).
Robert Coleire or Colyare, later of Darlaston, Staffordshire
m. Isabel Dodddington (dau/heir of Sir John Doddington son of John (by Elizabeth, dau/heir of Oliver Hussey))
1. James Coleire of Darlaston
  m. _ Leveson of Wolverhampton
  A. Robert Coleire of Darlaston
  m1/2. Joyce Skrimshire (dau of _ Skrimshire of Norbury)
i. Elizabeth Coleire
  m. James Skrimshire of Norbury
  m2/1. (1553) Agnes Venables (dau of Sir Thomas Venables of Kinderton)
  ii. James Coleire or Coliere of Darlaston (d c1597)
m. Jane Needham (dau of Robert Needham of Shenton)
  a. Francis Colier of Stone, Staffordshire (b 1567-8, d 1678)
  m1. Anne Crompton (dau of William Crompton of the Park)
  (1) Robert Colier of Darlaston (b 1612-3, d c1670)
  m. Margaret Anson (a 1680, dau of Edward Anson of Dunston)
  (A) James Colier of Darlaston (b 1654-5)
  m. (03.04.1678) Priscilla Giffard (dau of Humphrey Giffard of Water Eaton)
  (i) Christopher Colier (d 1735, 2nd son)
  m. Hannah Grace (dau of Rev. Robert Grace of Shenstone)
  (a) Elizabeth Colier
  m. Rev. Joseph Hamilton
  (b)+ other issue (d unm) - Maria (d 1756), Gratiana
  (ii)+ other issue - James (d young), Francis, Walter (d young), James, Mary, Elizabeth, Anne, Bridget, Dorothy, Martha
  (B) Anne Colier
  m. Robert Whitfield of Whitfield
  (C) Martha Colier
m. Robert Sutton of Darlaston
  (D) Catherine Colier
  m. James Platt of Darlaston
  (E) Margaret Colier (d unm?)
  m. (Sampson?) Barnfield of Dunston
  (F)+ other issue - Mary, Elizabeth
  (2) Francis Colier 'of Stone' (d c1652)
  m. Martha Skrimshire (d 1680, dau of James Skrimshire of Norbury)
  (A) Francis Colier (b c1641, a 04.1663, d unm)
  (3) George Colier of Stone (d 1677)
  m. Alice Barnet of Norbury
  (A)+ issue - George (d young?), Robert, Francis (a 1653), Jane, Margaret
  (4) Walter Colier of London (b c1626, a 1653, 8th son)
  m. Letitia Humphreys (dau of Hugh Humphreys of Longdon)
  (A)+ issue (1680) - William (b c1665), Richard (b c1669), Francis (b c1674), Thomas (b c1676)
  (5) Jane Colier (d by 1680)
  m. John Dooley (not Dodley) of Hanchurch (a 1680)
  (6) Catherine Colier
m. Richard Basano or Balsam of Walthamstow
  (7) Alice Colier
  m. Robert Needham of Shropshire (son of Alexander of Salop, of family of Lord Kilmureys)
  (8)+ other issue - Thomas (dsp), Richard (dsp), John (dsp), William (dsp), Thomas (d unm), Dorothy (d unm), Anne (d unm), Elizabeth (d unm)
m2. Anne Bosley (dau of John Bosley of Rowley Yate, widow of William Hulme of Over Hulme)
  iii. Christopher Coleire or Coliere of Yarlet, Staffordshire (a 1583)
  The following is supported by Visitation (Staffordshire, 1614+1663-4, 'Coleire of Yarlet').
  m. Mary Aston (dau of Sir Walter Aston of Tixhall, sister of Sir Edward)
  a. Edward Coleire of Yarlet (d 06.1640)
  m. Susana Allot (dau of Thomas Allot of Great Suggenhill)
  (1) Christopher Colier of Yarlet (b c1630, d c1678)
  m. Catherine Minshull (dau of Peter Minshull of Erdeswick)
  (A)+ issue - Christopher (b 1656-7, d 14.07.1680), Thomas, daughter
  iv. Richard Coleire
  m. Sarah Charnell
  v. Thurstan Coleire
  m. Elizabeth Tunstall (heir)
  a. James Coleire
  b. Anne Coleire
  m. William Browne (son of Robert of London)
  vi. Robert Coleire
m. ?? (widow of _ Revell of Derbyshire)
  vii. Margaret Coleire
  m. Ralph Smith alias Tarbock (son of William Tarbock of Lancashire)
  viii. Isabella Coleire
  ix. Cecilia Coleire
  m. Thomas Harpur (son/heir of Walter of Chinnor)
  x. Letitia Coleire
  m. Thomas Kempson
  xi. Mary Coleire
  m. _ Coyney
  xii. Agnes/Anne Coleire
m. Edward Harcourt (son of Simon)
  B. George Coleire
  m. Elizabeth Chilton
  C. Francis Coleire
  D. Agnes Coleire
  m. Thomas Serjeant or Sergeant of Cotes
  E. Elizabeth Coleire
  m. _ Austin
  F. Jane Coleire
  m. _ Woodcock of London
  G. Isabella Coleire
  m. _ Islee
  H. Ursula Coleire
  m. _ Fox
  I. daughter
  m. _ Nicholson
2. Robert Coleire (4th son)
  A. John Coleire
  m. Elizabeth Turck
3.+ other issue - Thurstan (dsp), George (clerk, warden of Manchester)

Main source(s): Visitation (Staffordshire, 1614+1663-4, 'Coleire of Darlaston'), Visitation (Armytage & Rylands, 1912, Staffordshire, 1664-1700, 'Colier')
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