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John Collamore (abt. 1510 - 1555)

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John Collamore
Born about in Luscott, Braunton, Devon, Englandmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Braunton, Devonshiremap
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John Collamore of Luscott, Braunton, Devon, was the son of Peter Collamore of Braunton, Devon, and his wife Isabel, who was the daughter and heiress of Thomas Cushe.[1]

He was married in about 1532 to Margery Hext. They had seven sons: John, Peter, Richard, Henry, William, Hugh, Robert, and four daughters: Wilmot (married Philip Sweet), Petronell (married William Perrin), Margaret (married William Roger) and Alice (married Richard Symons). [1]

Margery died in 1551. John Collamore died in 1555 and was bured at Braunton, Devon, on 17 April 1555.[1]

Birth: 1500 Luscott, Devon, England[2]

Death: Age: 55, 17 Apr 1555 Braunton, Devon, England[3]


Type: Civil
Date: Bet. 1553–1555
Place: Devon, England[4]


Husband: John Collamore
Wife: Margery Hext
Child: Richard Collamore*
Child: Ann Collamore
Child: John Collamore*
Child: Peter Collamore*
Child: Wilmot Collamore*
Child: Elizabeth Collamore
Child: Margaret Collamore*
Child: Richard Collamore
Child: Petronel Collamore*
Child: Henry Collamore*
Child: William Collamore*
Child: Alice Collamore*
Child: Hugh Collamore*
Child: Peter Collamore
Child: Robert Collamore*
*Children named in Magna Carta Ancestry. The names Ann and Elizabeth do not appear in that list, and there is only one instance each of the names Richard and Peter.
Date: 1532
Place: Braunton, Devon, England[5]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Richardson, Douglas, Magna Carta Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, 2nd Edition, 2011. page 364.
  2. Source: #S-261353042 APID: 1,7249::105611649
  3. Source: #S-261353042 APID: 1,7249::105611649
  4. Source: #S-261352725 APID: 1,7919::175651
  5. Source: #S-261353042 APID: 1,7249::105611649
  • Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd ed. (2011), vol. 2, p. 364.
  • Spear, Burton W. Search for the Passengers of the Mary & John, 1630. Vol. 17: West Country Ancestries, 1620-1643, Part 1, published by the Mary & John Clearinghouse, 1992.
  • Our Royal, Titled, Noble and Commoner Ancestors, citing Douglas Richardson's books.
  • Source: S-261352725 British Chancery Records, 1386-1558 Author: Hamilton, Rosanna, comp. Operations Inc.
  • Source: S-261353041 U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Author: Yates Publishing. Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004.
  • Source: S-261353042 Heritage Consulting. The Millennium File. Salt Lake City, UT, USA. Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2003.


  • This person was created through the import of Acrossthepond.ged on 21 February 2011.
  • Thanks to Ellen Blackwell for starting this profile. Click the Changes tab for the details of contributions by Ellen and others.
  • Thanks to Albert Case for starting this profile.
  • Thanks to Ellen Blackwell for starting this profile. Click the Changes tab for the details of contributions by Ellen and others.
  • WikiTree profile Collamore-35 created through the import of Spencer Family Tree 4 2002.GED on Nov 28, 2011 by Chet Spencer.

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On 13 Feb 2017 at 19:23 GMT Ellen Smith wrote:

Collamore-96 and Collamore-10 appear to represent the same person because: Everything's consistent

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