Birth Name: Colin Edward Tilley
Place of Birth: Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States
Date of Birth: June 27, 1988
Ethnicity: Belgian Flemish, Dutch, English, French, German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh, as well as remote Cornish, Norwegian, and Swedish
Colin Tilley is an American music video director, commercial director, and filmmaker. He is the son of Rebecca and Edward Tilley.
Colin’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandfather, William G. Tilley.
Colin’s paternal grandparents are Edward Goebel Tilley (the son of Goebel Edward Tilley and Corene Schoening, also known as Corinne Eleanore Schoening) and Barbara J./T. Colin’s great-grandfather Goebel Edward was the son of Benjamin Franklin Tilley and Rosalee Tucker. Corene was the daughter of Schoening and Ora C. M. B. Dunham.
Colin’s maternal grandparents are Allen Frederick Harrison (the son of Fred Harrison and Florence Gerry Allen) and Irene Orey. Colin’s great-grandfather Fred was born in Burnley, Lancashire, England, the son of George Harrison and Ruth Pilkington. Florence was the daughter of Edwin E. Goodwich Allen and Canadian immigrant Charlotte Elizabeth “Lottie” Kenney, of Halton County (now Regional Municipality of Halton), Ontario.
Sources: Marriage record of Colin’s parents – https://familysearch.org
Colin’s paternal grandfather, Edward Goebel Tilley, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Birth record of Colin’s paternal great-grandmother, Corene Schoening – http://birth-records.mooseroots.com
Colin’s maternal grandfather, Allen Frederick Harrison, on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Clin’s maternal great-grandparents, Fred Harrison and Florence Gerry Allen – https://familysearch.org