Welcome to Collerkin

The Coller line presented here goes back to Thomas Coller (1765 - 1839). I initially felt the family dated back to John Coller who emigrated from Lincolnshire, England and settled in Massachusetts in 1649. Another possibility presented in "Burke's American Families with British Ancestry" is that the Coller line goes back to Thomas Coller, who emigrated from England in 1714 and settled in the Connecticut Colony. He was born in 1688 and married Ms. Turner in 1732. Both paths merge at Thomas Turner Coller as the father of Thomas Coller (1765 - 1839). I have found nothing to verify that Thomas Turner Coller ever existed. Any information that would help fill in the details would be greatly appreciated.

The ancestors of Pamela Nixon Coller are also here. On her mother's side, surname Richmond, Pam's lineage goes back to the Mayflower and Pilgrim Thomas Rogers. Thomas left England due to religious persecution and settled in Leiden, Holland with others who were facing the same threats. He was among those who left to start a new life in the new world aboard the Mayflower. They ended their journey in Plymouth, Massachussetts.

Some interesting information for those with Leary ancestors. You may be related to Daniel Boone. Trace back through Leary and Henton to where the Boone family ties in. If you keep looking, you will find your way to Daniel Boone. You can also find him in the index. He is my second cousin 7 times removed.

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There have been many contributors and much of what you find here is due to them. Their help is greatly appreciated. This site is a living document and information may change.

Mark Coller

Updated May, 2021


Table of Contents

bullet  Pedigree Chart for Mark Hayes Coller
bullet  Surname List
bullet  Index of Names
bullet  Sources (Bibliography)

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