'Collis1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Cooke-Collis of Castle Cooke, Collis of Mountford Lodge, Collis of Tieraclea

William Collis ("in Cromwell's army")
1. John Collis
  m. Mary Corridon (dau of Philip Corridon of Kilmacaha)
  A. William Collis of Lisedoge, co. Kerry
m1. (1685) Martha Mullins (dau of Col. Frederick Mullins of Ballingobbin by Jane, dau of Dean John Eveleigh by Mildred Caldwell)
  i. William Collis (dsp 25.05.1754, Vicar-General of Ardfert)
  m. Isabella Galwey (d 23.11.1771, of the family of Carbery)
  m2. (1693) Mary Cross (dau of Rev. Benjamin Cross of Cork by Anne, dau of Dean John Eveleigh)
  ii. John Collis
  m. Elizabeth Cooke (dau of Peter Cooke)
  The following comes from BIFR1976 (Cooke-Collis).
a. William Collis (d 25.05.1754, rector of Church Hill & Kilgobben)
  m. (22.11.1750) Martha Cooke (dau/coheir of Thomas Cooke of Castle Cooke, cousin)
  (1) Zachary Collis, later Cooke-Collis of Castle Cooke (Archdeacon of Cloyne)
  m. (1782) Jane Leslie (dau of Charles Leslie of Cork)
  (A) William Cooke-Collis of Castle Cooke (b 30.1.1783, d 22.03.1867, Captain) had issue
  m. (28.06.1808) Elizabeth Geraldine de Courcy Atkin (dau of Maurice Uniacke Atkin of Leadington)
  (B) Anne Leslie Cooke-Collis
  m. Thomas Perrott of Upland
  (C) Mary Peacock Cooke-Collis
  m. David Barry of Fermoy
  (D) Sarah Hyde Cooke-Collis
  m. John Perrott of Limerick
  (2) William Collis of Richmond (co. Waterford) & Mountford Lodge (co. Cork) (d 22.04.1839)
  m. Jane Carey (dau of Peter Carey of Careysville)
  (A) Peter Collis of Mountford Lodge (b 09.07.1793, d 28.01.1871, Captain, 2nd son) had issue
m. (19.10.1843) Elizabeth Mitchell Carey (d 12.1884, dau of John Carey of Couth Creg)
  (B) Richard Collis (4th son) had issue
  m. Mary (possibly dau of William Large)
  (C) Martha Collis (d 1862)
  m. William Large (d 1869)
(D)+ other issue (d unm) - John (d 31.10.1840), George Gun (Rev.), Zachary
  (3) Martha Collis (d unm)
  iii Thomas Collis (vicar of Dingle)
  m. Avis Blennerhassett
  a. Jane Collis
  m1. Frederick Mullins (brother of Thomas, 1st Lord Ventry)
  It appears that Jane m2. as follows:
m2. Arthur Herbert of Cahirnane & Currens (b c1723, d 1760, rector of Tralee)
  iv. Edward Collis ancestor of Collis of Lismore, co. Kerry
  m. Ellen Hilliard (dau of Christopher Hilliard of Ballygarron)
  a. Edward Collis of Lismore probably of this generation
  m. Charity McGillycuddy (dau of Cornelius McGillycuddy)
  v. Robert Collis 'of Tieraclea'
m1. Elizabeth Day (dau of Edward Day of Tralee)
  m2. (1743) Mary Fitzgerald (dau of Maurice Fitzgerald, Knight of Kerry (by Elizabeth, sister of Maurice Crosbie, 1st Lord Brandon), m2. Thomas Rice)
  a. Maurice Collis (dsp, rector of Kilsallaghan)
  m. Anne Wilson (dau of Ambrose WIlson of Cahirconlish House)
  b. Thomas Collis (d 17.08.1795)
  m. (1784) Eliza Chaytor (dau of Thomas Chaytor of Charlemont Place, Dublin)
  (1) William Collis (b 21.04.1788, dsp 10.02.1866, 2nd son)
  m. Eliza Allan (dau of William Allan)
  (2) Stephen Edward Collis of Tieraclea, co. Kerry (b 31.07.1794, 4th son) had issue
  m. (29.07.1829) Margaret Sandes (d 25.08.1868, dau of Thomas William Sandes of Sallow Glen)
  (3) Mary Collis (dsp 03.11.1869)
  m1. Samuel Despard (rector of Tyrrellpass)
  m2. William Drought (rector of Cloghlane)
  (4)+ other issue (d unm) - Thomas (Rev.), Maurice Fitzgerald (b 18.04.1790, d 07.02.1824, Captain)
  c. John Fitzgerald Collis
  m. Margaret Day (dau of John Day, m2. Robert Staveley)
  (1) John Day Collis (dsp)
  (2) Robert Fitzgerald Collis (b 12.08.1790, d 06.05.1863, prebendary of Kilconnel) had issue
  m. (24.05.1815) Maria Bourke (d 27.01.1876, dau of Edward Bourke of Nun's Island)
  (3) Maurice Collis of Dublin (surgeon)
  m. (1821) Frances Herbert (dsp 1850, sister of Rev. Edward Herbert of Kilpeacon)

Main source(s): BLGI1912 (Collis of Tieraclea) with input as reported above
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