'Coker1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Coker of Bicester, Coker of Mapowder

                               
Robert Coker in Somerset
1. William Coker
  m. (1294) Elizabeth Norris (dau of John Norris)
  A. Robert Coker
  This may be the Robert (a temp Edward I who r. 1272-1307)
  m. (1317) Isabel Walsh (dau of Robert le Walsh by Isabell, dau of William de Kykenho)
  i. John Coker of Mapowder, Dorset
  m. (by 1366) Eleanor Veale (dau of Robert de la Veale)
a. Robert Coker of Mapowder
  m. (1401) Elizabeth Turgis (dau of Richard Turgis of Turgis)
  (1) John Coker of Mapowder (b 1422, d 1500)
  m. Hawise Mallet called Avice by various web sites; the connection is rather speculative
  (A) Thomas Coker of Mapowder (d 1514) - continued below
  Various web sites identify the wife of Thomas (shown as d 1529 by some sites) as Jane, dau of Hamon Sutton by Margaret Vavasour. BLG1952 identifies her as ...
  m. Jane Sutton (dau of Richard Sutton of Sarum)
  (B) Eleanor Coker probably of this generation
  m. Richard Pomeroy of Rousdon (a 1531)

 

 

Thomas Coker of Mapowder (d 1514) - continued above the first mentioned by BLG1952
m. Jane Sutton (dau of Richard Sutton of Sarum)
BLG1952 starts with this Robert and, other than to mention his elder son Robert, follows the line of his younger son John. Visitation starts with the following Robert and follows his line, identifying him as a descendant of Richard son of Matheus (a 1325) son of Robert which contradicts what is shown above. Various web sites confirm that the following Robert was son of Robert & Jane Sutton.
1. Robert Coker of Mapowder the first mentioned by Visitation (1623)
  m. Elizabeth Beaumont (dau of Henry Beaumont of Gidsom)
  A. Henry Coker of Mapowder
  m. Anne Stroud (dau of Robert Stroud of Parnam)
  i. Bridget Coker
m. Sir Edmund Ludlow of Hill Deverell
  B. Thomas Coker of Mapowder
  m. Edith Turberville (dau of George Turberville of Beare)
  i. Robert Coker of Mapowder the first mentioned by Visitation (1677)
  m1. Thomasine Peters (dau/coheir of Sir George (sb William?) Peters of Peter Hayes)
  a. William Coker of Mapowder (b 1598-9, d 02.04.1656)
m. Jane Williams (b c1599, d 01.03.1656/7, dau of William Williams of Heringston or Herringston)
  (1) Robert Coker (b c1617, d 19.09.1698)
  m1. Joane Browne (d 29.10.1653, dau of John Browne of Frampton)
  (A) William Coker (d infant)
(B) Jane Coker
  m. Bonham Strangewayes of Charlton Adams
  (i)+ issue - Jane, Elizabeth
  m2. Mary Hooper (b 1615-6, d 09.04.1688, dau/coheir of Edward Hooper of Boveridge)
  (C) Anne Coker (d 19.08.1701)
  m1. Bullen Reymes of Portesham
  m2. Harry Chafin (son of William of Zeals)
(D)+ other issue (a 1677?) - Robert (b c1657), Edward (d 14.06.1685), Thomas, John
  (2) William Coker of Frampton
  m1. (19.11.1651) Elizabeth Newburgh (dau of Walter Newburgh of Wooth Francis)
  m2. Elizabeth Squibb (dau of John Squibb of Winterborne Whitechurch)
  (A)+ issue - William, Walter (bpt 01.02.1659-60), Jane (bpt 23.12.1656, bur 25.09.1661), Susannah (bpt 18.10.1663)
  (3) Sir Henry Coker
  m. Elizabeth Ludlow (dau of Edmund Ludlow of Hill Deverell)
  (A) Henry Coker (b c1647, bur 03.10.1726)
m. Rachel (d 15.02.1690)
  (B)+ other issue - Ludlow, Ludlow, Benjamin, Elizabeth, Bridget
  (4) John Coker
  (A) Elizabeth Coker
  m. Thomas Hewet
  (B)+ other issue - William, Robert
  (5) Luke Coker (6th son)
  (A)+ issue - Robert, Jane
  (6) Eleanor Coker
m. Gideon Haydon ## see here ##
  (7) Anne Coker
  m. Humphrey Hull
  (8) Elizabeth Coker
  m. Richard Partington
  (9)+ other issue - Thomas, Peter, Joseph (d 02.04.1643), Benjamin, Thomasin, Jane, Mary (d 24.04.1643), Sarah
  m2. Amy Moldford (b 1575-6, d 07.07.1648, dau of Thomas (not John) Moldford (Molford) of Molton or Chumleigh)
b. Mary Coker (b 1603-4, d 26.04.1636)
  m. Charles Bruen or Brune
  c. Anne Coker
  m. Thomas Ferrard of Trent
  d. Elizabeth Coker (b c1618, d 05.10.1644)
  m. John Jeffery of Catherston
  e.+ other issue - Robert (b 1605-6, d 31.09.1643), Bridget
  Some web sites show another son, Thomas (b c1610), father of John who emigrated to Virginia.
  ii. Alice Coker probably of this generation
  m Robert Bingham of Melcombe (d 1561)
  iii. Elizabeth Coker mentioned by various web sites
  m George Daunbeny
2. John Coker of Bicester, Oxfordshire (d 14.02.1606)
  m. Joanne Cooke of Mortley (d 16.05.1618)
  A. Cadwallader Coker (b 1571, d 05.10.1653)
  m(2). Catherine Cardwyn
  i. John Coker (b 1628, d 1689, eldest child)
  m. Catherine
a. Thomas Coker (d 23.05.1741, canon of Salisbury)
  m. Mary Hearst (d 09.11.1741, dau of William Hearst of Salisbury)
  (1) John Coker, Sheriff of Oxfordshire (bpt 23.02.1689, dsp 1767)
  m. Catherine Savory (dau of John Savory or Savary of Marlborough)
  (2) Thomas Coker (bpt 1706) had issue
  (3) Cadwallader Coker (bpt 30.07.1709)
  m. Margaret Clutterbuck (dau of Lewis Clutterbuck)
  (A) John Coker (d 14.01.1819, eldest son)
  m. (04.07.1792) Charlotte Marsham (d 16.01.1794, dau of 2bd Baron Romney)
  (i) Charlotte Priscilla Coker
  m. (1826) John Adams (Serjeant-at-law)
  (B) Cadwallader Coker name given in BLG1886 (Coker of Bicester)
  (i) Thomas Lewis Coker of Bicester (b 1791, d 06.01.1849) had issue
  m. (28.07.1819) Charlotte Aubrey (dau of Lt. Col. _ Aubrey)
  (4)+ other issue

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : various web sites
(2) For lower section : Visitation (Dorset, 1623 & 1677, Coker), BLG1952 (Coker of Bicester)
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