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Bradley Goodyear COLBY was born on 26 MAR 1855 in Holland, Erie County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Holland, Erie County, New York. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Lake Mary, Douglas County, Minnesota.
Census Place: Lake Mary, Douglas, Minnesota
Source: FHL Film 1254618 National Archives Film T9-0618 Page 480D
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Bradley COLBY Self M M W 26 NY
Occ: Farmer Fa: NY Mo: NY
Addie COLBY Wife F M W 22 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NY Mo: NY
He died on 2 MAR 1887 at Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota.
The Alexandria Post, Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota
Friday, March 4, 1887, page 1, col. 4.

DIED.

Bradley G. Colby, who has been ill for some time, died at his home in this village, Wednesday evening. He was about thirty-two years of age, and has long been a resident of Alexandria. He was a nephew of our townsman, Mr. Joseph Colby. His father died in this village some five years ago. He leaves a wife and young child to mourn his loss. The funeral will take place from the family residence this, Friday, afternoon at oâ?Tclock. Rev. T. S. Eigelberner will conduct the service.

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The Douglas County News, Alexandria, Minnesota,
Thursday, March 10, 1887, page 4, col. 1.

IN MEMORIAM.

"Let us be patient! These severe afflictions
Not from the ground arise,
But oftentimes celestial benedictions
Assume this dark disguise."

Bradley Goodyear Colby was born in Holland, Erie county, New York, March 26th, 1855. He removed to Hastings, Minn., with his parents in 1866, and to Lake Mary, Douglas county 1867, remaining on the farm until 1885. He was married to Addelle Steele, March 1878. Last December they laid a bright and lovely daughter of summers by the side of her grandfather in the cemetery. Her death after a long and severe illness so affected the parents that both were prostrated, but the mother after a severe illness has recovered, while the father has followed his little darling. He was conscious until the last and fully realized that death was at hand. His last thoughts were for his loved ones here. He leaves a wife, a little daughter, mother, sister and many other relatives and friends to mourn the loss of a genial friend and companion. "Rest in peace."
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The Douglas County News, Alexandria, Minnesota,
Thursday, March 10, 1887, page 8, col. 3.

A CARD.
We wish to return our thanks to the friends who with loving hands and sympathetic hearts have so kindly assisted us during our terrible afflictions of the past five months. May He who rewards every noble act repay you.
ADDELLE COLBY
MARY COLBY
THURA TORRENCE
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The Alexandria Post, Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota
Friday, April 1, 1887, page 1, col. 5.

HE IS GONE.

(In memory of B. G. Colby.)

He is gone! He is gone!
But we still live on,
In this wonderful world of ours.
His formâ?Ts with the dead,
His soul it has fled
To the beautiful land of flowers.

His fair daughter heâ?Tll meet,
His kind father heâ?Tll greet
And together theyâ?Tll wait for us there;
So weâ?Tll strive to do right,
And be good in Godâ?Ts sight,
No matter the burdens we bear.

When at last we are free,
And the bright gates do see
Of the beautiful land above,
Their faces weâ?Tll meet,
Their glad welcomings greet,
And listen to tidings of love.
ROSIE COLBY.


Transcribed from microfilm copy of newspaper at Minnesota History Center, St. Paul, MN.


Parents: Carlos COLBY and Mary HADLEY.

Spouse: Addelle STEELE. Bradley Goodyear COLBY and Addelle STEELE were married in MAR 1878 in Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota. Children were: Maud COLBY.


Bradley Lyle COLBY was born on 19 AUG 1954 in Enid, Garfield County, Oklahoma. He died in SEP 1984. He had Social Security Number 440-56-3953. SS# issued in: Oklahoma Parents: Vinton Lyle COLBY and Bonnie Louise KLEIVER.

Spouse: Katherine BROWN. Bradley Lyle COLBY and Katherine BROWN were married in 1978 in Oklahoma. Children were: Karnesa Marise COLBY, Kraston Lyle COLBY.


Brainard COLBY was born on 25 AUG 1801 in Richmond, Chittendon County, Vermont. He died on 25 JAN 1802 at Richmond, Chittendon County, Vermont. SOURCES: (1) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970; (2) International Genealogical Index, Family History Library, 35 North West Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150. Parents: Elliot COLBY and Martha ARNOLD.


Branch H. COLBY was born in 1855 in Cherry Valley, Ashtabula County, Ohio. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Cherry Valley, Ashtabula County, Ohio. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1870 in Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Flint, Genesee County, Michigan. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Lewis COLBY and Calista RICE.

Spouse: Minnie (COLBY). Branch H. COLBY and Minnie (COLBY) were married about 1880. Children were: Vrvie COLBY.


Breanne COLBY was born on 26 NOV 1981 in Taegu, South Korea. Parents: Bob Dean COLBY and Joann DOWNEY.


Brenda COLBY was born about 1955 in Virginia. Parents: Robert Myron COLBY and Lois Jean FRANK.


Brenda L. COLBY was born on 30 SEP 1939 in West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. She died on 24 DEC 2003 at Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.
Brenda L. Holmes

KINGSTON, NH - Brenda L. Holmes, 64, of 20 Circuit Drive, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003, in Exeter Hospital.

She was born Sept. 30, 1939, in West Newbury, Mass., the daughter of the late Wesley and Phyllis (Tuner) Colby. She lived in Haverhill, Mass., for many years and in Kingston for the past 30 years.

Mrs. Holmes was the bookkeeper for the former GBC Enterprises Trucking Co., Kingston.

She is survived by her husband of 37 years, George E. Holmes of Kingston; two sons, Paul Ellis and Darren Ellis; three daughters, Sheri Ellis, Michelle Ellis and Chantel L. Holmes; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Wesley Colby and Jeffery Eaton.

At Mrs. Holmes' request there will be no services and burial will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to Rockingham VNA and Hospice, 137 Epping Road, Exeter, NH 03833.

Assistance with arrangements was by Stockbridge Funeral Home, Exeter.


Parents: Wesley Henry Weston COLBY and Phyllis M. TURNER.


Brenda Lou COLBY was born on 23 MAY 1938 in Morristown, Lamoille County, Vermont. (SOURCE: Ancestry.com; Vermont Birth Records, 1909-2008.) Parents: Harvey Ray COLBY and Marion Isabelle KNIGHTS.


Brentwood COLBY was born on 21 AUG 1862 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) He died on 14 SEP 1862 at Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) Burial: Church Street Cemetery, Merrimac, Massachusets. Parents: Alston Gilman COLBY (twin) and Susan Jane GAREY.


Brian Earl COLBY was born on 14 MAY 1952 in Fresno, Fresno County, California. Parents: Eugene Alvin COLBY and Joan ELLERTON.


Brian Glen COLBY was born on 28 OCT 1965 in Keene Valley, Essex County, New York. Parents: Richard Glen COLBY and Dora Nora HART.

Spouse: Mrs. Barbara COLBY. Brian Glen COLBY and Mrs. Barbara COLBY were married before 1988.

Spouse: Pattie ANDERSON. Brian Glen COLBY and Pattie ANDERSON were married on 29 JAN 1988 in Tucson, Pima County, Arizona. Children were: Nathan COLBY.


Brian Luke COLBY was born on 6 NOV 1955. (BOOK SOURCE: "The Fourteen of Us, A History of the COLBY Family of Lunenburg, Vermont", by Ruby Colby Beecher. Copyright 1985.) Parents: Lee Edmund COLBY and Margaret MONAHAN.


Brianna COLBY was born about 1989 in Massachusetts. Parents: Jayson COLBY and Laura A. (COLBY).


Briant (Bryant) COLBY was born on 25 DEC 1897 in Salina, Sevier County, Utah. He died on 25 DEC 1897 at Salina, Sevier County, Utah. He was buried in Salina, Sevier County, Utah. He has Ancestral File Number 28JZ-2L. Parents: Joseph Lancen COLBY and Mary Ellen STRINGHAM.


Brigh Anne COLBY was born on 12 APR 1963 in Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Parents: Willard George COLBY and Naida Claire THUL.


Brittany Ann COLBY was born on 12 NOV 1986 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. She was christened/baptized on 4 JAN 1987 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Parents: Ronald Murvin COLBY Jr. and Bonnie Ann OVERSON.

Spouse: Justin JAMISON. Children were: Tyler James COLBY.


Bruce Adams COLBY was born on 25 MAR 1941 in Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island. He died on 8 OCT 1993 at North Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island. He was buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery at Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island Parents: Gordon Leonard COLBY and Dorothy Amanda BRIERLEY.


Bruce Harting COLBY was born on 15 SEP 1921. He died on 14 FEB 1994. Parents: George Byron COLBY and Lena May HUYCK.


Bruce Ronald COLBY (twin) was born on 7 AUG 1908 in Minnesota. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Roseville, Ramsey County, Minnesota. (living at home with father and mother.) He died on 21 AUG 1978 at Hubbard County, Minnesota. Parents: Charles Moses COLBY and Clara Belle NICHOLS.


Budd Burnside COLBY was born in 1863 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. (living at home with mother.) Parents: James Sumner COLBY and Frances Pheobe WEAVER.


Buford M. COLBY was born on 14 MAR 1889 in Carrollton, Carroll County, Missouri. He appeared in the census on 15 JUN 1900 in Chillicothe, Livingston County, Missouri. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: William Dennis COLBY and Mary Ella TRAUGHBER.


Burdette Lewis COLBY was born on 14 FEB 1878 in Lura, Faribault County, Minnesota. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Lura, Faribault County, Minnesota. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 1 JUN 1900 in Lura, Faribault County, Minnesota. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 23 APR 1910 in Lura, Faribault County, Minnesota. He appeared in the census on 17 APR 1930 in Blue Earth City, Faribault County, Minnesota. He died on 25 APR 1970 at Blue Earth City, Faribault County, Minnesota. (SOURCE: Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002.) He had Social Security Number 476-26-4307. Parents: Orison Eldridge COLBY and Mary Ann ALVEY.

Spouse: Sarah Adaline HAYNES. Burdette Lewis COLBY and Sarah Adaline HAYNES were married on 15 JUN 1904 in Delavan, Faribault County, Minnesota. Children were: William Orson COLBY, Florence Lillian COLBY (twin), Floyd Burdette COLBY (twin), Edward Keith COLBY, Lois Emeline COLBY.


Burnes COLBY was born on 18 JUL 1870 in Lincoln, Addison County, Vermont. (SOURCE: FHL Film 0027514; General index to vital records of Vermont, early to 1870 Vermont. Secretary of State.) Parents: Joseph COLBY and Lydia Ann MEADER.


Burnham Ayers COLBY was born on 1 JUL 1890 in Plainfield, Washington County, Vermont. He died on 15 SEP 1979 at Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York. He has Ancestral File Number 18GS-67S. He had Social Security Number 115-32-0187 . Parents: Edward John COLBY and Ellen Rosett WALDO.

Spouse: Lila V. TOWNSEND. Burnham Ayers COLBY and Lila V. TOWNSEND were married on 16 AUG 1916. Children were: Robert Edward COLBY, Margaret Eleanor COLBY.


Burnham Buzzell COLBY was born on 1 AUG 1856 in Stowe, Lamoille County, Vermont. (SOURCE: FHL Film 0027514; General index to vital records of Vermont, early to 1870 Vermont. Secretary of State.) He appeared in the census in 1860 in Stowe, Lamoille County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Waterbury, Washington County, Vermont. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Morrisville, Lamoille County, Vermont. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Morrisville, Lamoille County, Vermont. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Morrisville, Lamoille County, Vermont. He died on 12 FEB 1926 at Morrisville, Lamoille County, Vermont. (SOURCE: Ancestry.com; Vermont Birth Records, 1909-2008.) He was buried in Waterbury, Washington County, Vermont. Hope Cemetery. Parents: Newell Staniels COLBY and Mehitable BUZZELL.

Spouse: Melinda Jennie ATHER. Burnham Buzzell COLBY and Melinda Jennie ATHER were married on 16 FEB 1882 in Waterbury, Washington County, Vermont. Children were: Carl B. COLBY, Edmund Edgar COLBY (twin), Fannie A. COLBY (twin), Claude Myrten COLBY, Curtis Lewis COLBY, Eleanor May COLBY, George Ned COLBY, Grace Etta COLBY, Harvey Ray COLBY, Wilbur Lyman COLBY, Percy Gerald COLBY.


Burnham Everett COLBY was born on 11 FEB 1931 in Morrisville, Lamoille County, Vermont. (SOURCE: Ancestry.com; Vermont Birth Records, 1909-2008.) He died on 10 SEP 1956 at Stowe, Lamoille County, Vermont. (SOURCE: Ancestry.com; Vermont Death Records, 1909-2008.) He was buried in Morrisville, Lamoille County, Vermont. (Pleasant View Cemetery. Row 0 lot 44.) Parents: George Ned COLBY and Lillie Maude ALLER.


Burnice COLBY was born in 1879 in Vermont. She appeared in the census on 4 JUN 1880 in Weston, Windsor County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Henry W. COLBY and Roxanna F. HILL.


Photo Burr Russell COLBY was born on 12 JAN 1888 in Greene County, Wisconsin. He appeared in the census on 13 JUN 1900 in Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 20 JAN 1920 in Rockton, Winnebago County, Illinois. He appeared in the census on 3 APR 1930 in South Beloit, Winnebago County, Illinois. He died on 6 SEP 1965. He was buried in Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin. (Oakwood Cemetery.) He had Social Security Number 391-07-9981.
Social Security Death Index Record
Name:
Burr Colby
SSN: 391-07-9981
Last Residence: Wisconsin
Born: 12 Jan 1888
Died: Sep 1965
State (Year) SSN issued: Wisconsin (Before 1951 )

Parents: David COLBY and Jullie Ann MARTIN.

Spouse: Bessie Bauer KARG. Burr Russell COLBY and Bessie Bauer KARG were married about 1908. Children were: Leroy H. COLBY, Margaret Grace COLBY, Glenn R. COLBY, Clifford Kenneth COLBY, Myrtle Evelyn COLBY.


Burt A. "Bertie" COLBY was born in JUL 1892 in Wisconsin. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Brighton, Marathon County, Wisconsin. (living at home with father.) He appeared in the census on 11 MAY 1910 in Brighton, Marathon County, Wisconsin. (living at home with father and step-mother.) Parents: William Watson COLBY and Elenore Eliza THOMPSON.


Burt Edward COLBY was born on 15 APR 1890 in Grantham, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 1 JUN 1900 in Burrillville, Providence County, Rhode Island. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 19 APR 1910 in Tilton, Belknap County, New Hampshire. (living at home with mother.) He appeared in the census on 6 JAN 1920 in Tilton, Belknap County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 7 APR 1930 in Tilton, Belknap County, New Hampshire. He registered for the draft in 1942 at Rochester, Strafford County, New Hampshire
U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 Record
Name:
Burt Edward Colby
Birth Date: 15 Apr 1890
Residence: Strafford, New Hampshire
Birth: Sullivan, New Hampshire
Race: White
Roll: WW2_2283922

Parents: Edwin A. COLBY and Angeline DUBIA.

Spouse: Mary Agnes TWOMBLY. Burt Edward COLBY and Mary Agnes TWOMBLY were married about 1912 in New Hampshire. Children were: George A. COLBY, Bernice A. COLBY, Lt. Harry Nazaire COLBY, Jennie K. COLBY, Esther W. COLBY, Hazel A. COLBY.


Burt F. COLBY was born in FEB 1870 in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. He appeared in the census on 16 JUL 1870 in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. (living at home with father.) He appeared in the census on 9 JUN 1880 in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. (living at home with Colby grandparents.) He died in 1932 at Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. Parents: James H. COLBY and Edna HUTCHINGS.

Spouse: Eva D. LANPHER. Burt F. COLBY and Eva D. LANPHER were married on 27 AUG 1894 in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. Children were: Edwin A. COLBY, Edna H. COLBY.


Burton A. COLBY was born on 7 SEP 1849 in Plainfield, Washington County, Vermont. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Alta, Buena Vista County, Iowa.
Census Place: Alta, Buena Vista, Iowa
Source: FHL Film 1254329 National Archives Film T9-0329 Page 22C
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Burton A. COLBY Self M M W 31 VT
Occ: Carpenter Fa: VT Mo: VT
Lucretia COLBY Wife F M W 28 IL
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NY Mo: NY
Josie R. COLBY Dau F S W 5 IL
Occ: At School Fa: VT Mo: IL
Albert B. COLBY Son M S W 1M IL
Fa: VT Mo: IL
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He has Ancestral File Number 18GS-4H4. (BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.) Parents: Enos Page COLBY and Sarah Moses AYERS.

Spouse: Lucertia BRACE. Burton A. COLBY and Lucertia BRACE were married about 1874 in Plainfield, Washington County, Vermont. Children were: Josie R. COLBY, Albert B. COLBY, Bessie COLBY.


Burton Enos COLBY was born on 14 DEC 1876 in Plainfield, Washington County, Vermont. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Nokomis, Buena Vista County, Iowa. (living with father) He appeared in the census on 7 JUN 1900 in Loup, Cherry County, Nebraska. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 14 JAN 1920 in Saint Onge, Lawrence County, South Dakota. He died in SEP 1962 at Saint Onge, Lawrence County, South Dakota. He has Ancestral File Number 18GS-57M. He had Social Security Number 503-03-6952.
Social Security Death Index
Name:
Burton Colby
SSN: 503-03-6952
Last Residence: South Dakota
Born: 14 Dec 1876
Died: Sep 1962
State (Year) SSN issued: South Dakota (Before 1951 )

He was buried in the Saint Onge Cemetery at Saint Onge, Lawrence County, South Dakota
The Colbys were a normal family, and at times they did not always agree. So it was between the brothers Burt and Clarence. There was a burning friction between them.

When Clarence was very young he hardly knew this brother, for Burt was away at college much of the time and for several years was principal of a large high school.

About 1906 he returned to Nebraska to live with our family, and it was during those years that the two personalities clashed so badly.

Burt left his well paying teaching position and returned to Nebraska to take up another homestead. About that time there was a law passed called the Kincaid Act, and it allowed all previous homesteaders to file on an additional 480 acres of land and get title in three years.

It was during his college or teaching days that he became acquainted with a lovely young lady, Pearl Ochoner, who later became Mrs. Burton Colby. Her parents, who were quite prosperous, wanted her to marry a boy that was from a wealthy family, but Pearl loved Burton and was not interested in the local boy.

Pearl’s father told Burton that he could marry his daughter but must have at least $10,000.00 before he would give his consent. That was a small fortune.

As he dreamed of the coming marriage, brother’s heart must have been filled with great hopes.

Burton was an excellent teacher and taught the little Goose Creek School for three terms. His teaching was a great improvement over that of the little girls who had previously taught at the school.

Clarence, the father, started work on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in the fall of 1894. He was in charge of all construction, the buying of building material, and training of workmen. The Government at that time was endeavoring to get the Indians to go to school and was building schoolhouses in many locations throughout the reservation.

His position required knowledge, skill, and honesty, and the responsibility was killing. Nine years later he suffered a slight stroke and was obliged to resign. Returning to the ranch, he was in semi-retirement and never again was able to do hard labor. His salary at that time was only seventy-five dollars a month and form that he had to pay his board and room.

The family had a little income from the hay crop each year and that, with Clarence’s salary, was barely enough for the family to exist. Yet Burt took every cent that he could get his hands on and bought calves that soon grew into money.

Never once during those years did he buy any groceries or help in any way with the ranch expense. All equipment, horses, and everything that the family needed for the ranch was furnished by the parents.

The children, three sisters and a boy, and some years Josephine hired a man, worked in the hay field all through the haying season. Much of that hay was used to feed Burt’s cattle, for he soon had many more than his parents owned.

Burt, by saving every cent that he could get his hands on, did in those three years, accumulate the ten thousand dollars and won the lovely "Pearl Ochoner" for his bride.

At the time of life that should have been most rewarding to him, Burton experience a great loss, even to the point of seeing his lifetime savings disappear. With financial help from Clarence, and although he was well along in years, he recovered and was able to make a new start.

In 1963, when 86 years old, his life’s mission ended. He was gifted with an outgoing personality. Probably, to others, one of the most likeable of the Colby family; and he bestowed these enviable characteristics on his two sons.

Parents: Clarence Enos COLBY and Josephine Maria KEEVE.

Spouse: Edna Pearl OCHSNER. Burton Enos COLBY and Edna Pearl OCHSNER were married on 14 AUG 1913 in Kimball, Brule County, South Dakota. (SOURCE: South Dakota Marriages, 1905-1949.) Children were: Alton COLBY, Burton Enos COLBY.


Burton Enos COLBY was born on 1 JAN 1917 in Saint Onge, Lawrence County, South Dakota. He appeared in the census on 14 JAN 1920 in Saint Onge, Lawrence County, South Dakota. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Burton Enos COLBY and Edna Pearl OCHSNER.


Burton Scott COLBY was born on 15 DEC 1881 in Antrim, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 9 JUN 1900 in Antrim, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. (living at home with mother.) He appeared in the census on 8 JAN 1920 in Antrim, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. (living with brother Milton.) In 1920 he was a farmer in Antrim, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 5 APR 1930 in Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. He registered for the draft in 1942 at Hillsborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 Record
Name:
Burton Scott Colby
Birth Date: 15 Dec 1881
Residence: Hillsborough, New Hampshire
Birth: Antrim, New Hampshire
Race: White
Roll: WW2_2283922

He died in JUL 1949. Parents: Amos Hartwell COLBY and Ellen E. COLBURN.

Spouse: Esther Elizabeth CROSBY. Burton Scott COLBY and Esther Elizabeth CROSBY were married on 25 JUN 1924 in Antrim, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. Children were: Richard B. COLBY.


Burton Seymour COLBY was born in JUN 1864 in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York. He died on 16 NOV 1866 at Troy, Rensselaer County, New York. Parents: Daniel S. COLBY and Harriet F. (COLBY).


Bushrod W. COLBY was born in 1797 in Vermont. He died on 25 SEP 1811 at Berlin, Washington County, Vermont. (SOURCE: Headstone, Colby Cemetery, Berlin, Vermont.) He was buried in the Colby Cemetery at Berlin, Washington County, Vermont Parents: Levi COLBY and Rachel WHEELER.


Bushrod Washington COLBY was born in 1842 in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Michigan. He died on 4 JAN 1850 at Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Michigan. He was buried in the Stoney Creek Cemetery at Stoney Creek, Washtenaw County, Michigan Parents: Ira Taplin COLBY and Irena MERRITT.


Byard Calvin COLBY was born on 14 DEC 1882 in Saginaw County, Michigan. He appeared in the census on 11 JUN 1900 in Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Michigan. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: William D. COLBY and Irene BAKER.


Byrnon Charles COLBY (twin) was born on 7 AUG 1908 in Minnesota. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Roseville, Ramsey County, Minnesota. (living at home with father and mother.) He died on 4 APR 1970 at Minnesota. Parents: Charles Moses COLBY and Clara Belle NICHOLS.


Byron COLBY was born on 11 MAR 1856 in Hooksett, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) Listed as male Colby.) He died in 1860 at Hooksett, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (BOOK SOURCE: "A Genealogy of the Descendants of Abraham Colby and Elizabeth Blaisdell, his wife Who settled in Bow in 1768" By one of them, Concord, NH Printed by the Republican Press Association 1895.) Parents: Alvah COLBY and Lucinda HACKETT.


Byron COLBY was born in 1920 in Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Evanston, Cook County, Illinois. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Lester Byron COLBY and Mary Francis GAMBATI.


Byron B. COLBY was born on 22 FEB 1847 in Waits River, Orange County, Vermont. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Topsham, Orange County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1860 in Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1870 in Warren, Lake County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Warren, Lake County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Warren, Lake County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois. He died on 27 NOV 1930 at Waukegan, Lake County, Illinois. Parents: Elhanon Wayne COLBY and Mary MERRILL.

Spouse: Nancy E. BLISS. Byron B. COLBY and Nancy E. BLISS were married on 30 SEP 1871 in Lake County, Illinois. (SOURCE: Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900.) Children were: Guyneth Evelyn COLBY, Garnet COLBY, Una Isabel COLBY, Lester Byron COLBY, Ashley B. COLBY, Amber Mildred COLBY.


Byron C. COLBY was born in JAN 1852 in Connecticut. He appeared in the census on 5 JUN 1900 in Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.

Spouse: Lilla J. CUTTING. Byron C. COLBY and Lilla J. CUTTING were married about 1878. Children were: Raymond Henry COLBY.


Byron Earle COLBY was born on 19 NOV 1913 in Helena, Lewis & Clark County, Montana. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and step-mother.) He died on 22 NOV 1991 at Fallbrook, San Diago County, California. He had Social Security Number 002-05-8010. State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: New Hampshire

Byron Earle Colby, 1913-1991:
A Brief Biography
Gerald L. Smith
Byron Colby was born the youngest of three children in Helena, MT. The family later moved to Newburg, N Y , where his mother died. The family then returned to the old Colby farm in Plainfield, NH.

During his years of growing up he knew the hard work of farming, but he also learned to enjoy hunting and fishing. He enjoyed these sports his entire life, although in later years he did his hunting with a camera. His photographs earned him several awards.

His early education was in a one-room grammar school to and from which he commuted by horse and buggy. In 1932 he graduated from Kimball Union Academy in Meriden, NH. He was awarded the B.S. degree in Animal Husbandry in 1936 by the University of New Hampshire. While a student there he was on the football and wrestling teams and was also an honor student, as shown by his memberships in Alpha Zeta and Phi Sigma.

His professional career started as a Rural Agent for Public Service Co. of New Hampshire applying electricity to the farm. This was the time of the Rural Electric Authority’s major expansion. In 1938 he joined the Extension Service in Middlesex County, MA as an Associate 4-H Club Agent, moving up to Club Agent in Essex County in April 1941. During W11 he was active in encouragng and teaching people in the county to produce as much of their food as possible. He was even known to have transported pigs in the trunk of his car.

In 1940, he married Esther Norris, his college sweetheart. They had two sons, Bruce and Alan, and also two grandsons.

Byron did such a superb job as 4-H Agent that he was hired as Extension Professor in Animal Science at the University of Massachusetts in 1947. His responsibilities were in the fields of beef, goats, horses, sheep, and swine. He was very proficient in his knowledge of these species, but he was also proficient in being able to work with people. He had a great sense of humor and used this in a very constructive way. His dedication to helping people improve themselves was a driving force and he used the livestock programs and his teaching to accomplish this.

In 1957 he earned an M.S. degree from Michigan State University with a major in Extension Education, and soon after began teaching livestock courses at the University of Massachusetts in addition to his extension work. In 1975 he was honored with the Outstanding Professor of the Year award by the Stockbridge School students.

During his 40-year career he served as a popular livestock judge throughout New England and eastern Canada, and he assisted with the shows at the Eastern States Exposition annually.

Professor Colby authored or co-authored 25 bulletins. He also published "Beef & Sheep Highlights" and "Pointers for Pork Profits" for 28 years. His most popular publication was "Dairy Goats - Breeding, Feeding and Management" (1966), which had 150,000 copies published and which is an official book of the American Goat Association. It is used in every state and several foreign countries. It should also be noted that he held over 20 offices in various professional societies and that in 1978 he was recognized as a Fellow of the American Society of Animal Science.

His civic and church affiliations were many. He was a Boy Scout Merit Badge Counselor for 15 years and troop committee chairman for three years. He was also a 50-year member of the Masons, Cheshire Lodge No. 23 in Cornish Flats, NH. He was a very active church member, serving as deacon for 12 years, teaching church school for seven years, and acting as a trustee for six years. His real interest was helping his fellow man in any way he could.

Byron Colby retired in 1978 and 11 years later he and his wife moved to Fallbrook, CA to be near their son and his family. Byron died there on November 22, 1991.

Parents: Earle Westgate COLBY and Gertie Leah WOOD.


Byron Edmund COLBY was born on 24 JUL 1896 in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. He appeared in the census on 7 JUN 1900 in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He died on 17 AUG 1979 at Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. He had Social Security Number 005-36-4812.
Social Security Death Index Social Security Death Index
Name:
Byron Colby
SSN: 005-36-4812
Last Residence: 04416 Bucksport, Hancock, Maine, United States of America
Born: 24 Jul 1896
Last Benefit: 04416 Bucksport, Hancock, Maine, United States of America
Died: Aug 1979
State (Year) SSN issued: Maine (1954 )

He was buried in the Hillside Cemetery at Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine Parents: Walter E. COLBY and Martha A. GOTT.

Spouse: Rachel POTTER. Byron Edmund COLBY and Rachel POTTER were married about 1917.


Byron Eri COLBY was born on 1 APR 1853 in Waltham, Mower County, Minnesota. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Randolph, Columbia County, Wisconsin. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Red Rock, Mower County, Minnesota.
Census Place: Red Rock, Mower, Minnesota
Source: FHL Film 1254626 National Archives Film T9-0626 Page 550B
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Byron E. COLBY Self M M W 27 WI
Occ: Farmer Fa: NH Mo: NY
Ida L. COLBY Wife F M W 25 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NY Mo: NY
Stanley E. COLBY Son M S W 2 MN
Fa: WI Mo: NY
Hattie E. COLBY Dau F S W 9M MN
Fa: WI Mo: NY
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Family also listed:
Census Place: Big Lake, Sherburne, Minnesota
Source: FHL Film 1254633 National Archives Film T9-0633 Page 184A
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Byron COLBY Self M M W 27 WI
Occ: Farmer Fa: NH Mo: NY
Ida COLBY Wife F M W 23 WI
Occ: Keeping House Fa: VT Mo: VT
Stanly COLBY Son M S W 3 MN
Occ: At Home Fa: WI Mo: WI
Hattie COLBY Dau F S W 10M MN
Occ: At Home Fa: WI Mo: WI
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He died in 1928 at Mitchell County, Iowa. He was buried in Mitchell County, Iowa. (Osage Cemetery.) Lived in Brownsville, Minnesota and Osage, Indiana.
SOURCE: "A Genealogy of the Descendants of Abraham Colby and Elizabeth Blaisdell, his wife Who settled in Bow in 1768" By one of them, Concord, NH Printed by the Republican Press Association 1895. Parents: Eri COLBY and Elizabeth B. LEWIS.

Spouse: Ida Louise CAMPBELL. Byron Eri COLBY and Ida Louise CAMPBELL were married on 1 JAN 1874. Children were: Stanley E. COLBY, Hattie E. COLBY.


C. Henry COLBY was born on 23 JUN 1896 in Franconia, Grafton County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 8 JUN 1900 in Franconia, Grafton County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) He died on 2 AUG 1922 at Franconia, Grafton County, New Hampshire. Parents: Charles W. COLBY and Daisy M. SAWYER.


C. Raymond COLBY was born in DEC 1890 in Berlin, Washington County, Vermont. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Berlin, Washington County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Stephen R. COLBY and Nora J. CLARK.


Caddie COLBY was born on 12 APR 1854 in Minnesota. She died on 17 APR 1932. Parents: Duane Winfield COLBY and Martha K. GRAVES.

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