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Earl O. COLBY was born on 3 AUG 1922 in Norfolk, St. Lawrence County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Norfolk, St. Lawrence County, New York. (living at home with father and mother.) He died on 9 JUN 1978 at Norwood, St. lawrence County, New York. He was buried in Dickinson, Franklin County, New York. (Fariview Cemetery.) Parents: Freda Thodore COLBY and Ida B. CLARK.


Photo Earl Raymond COLBY was born on 21 DEC 1887 in Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois. He died on 28 MAY 1940. Parents: Albert J. COLBY and Nettie STEELE.

Spouse: Bertha May TRAVIS. Earl Raymond COLBY and Bertha May TRAVIS were married on 3 JAN 1908. Children were: Virgil Albert COLBY.


Earl Savage COLBY was born on 11 APR 1904 in Boothbay Harbor, Lincoln County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Southport, Lincoln County, Maine. (lving at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in APR 1930 in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. He died on 25 APR 1982 at Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine. He had Social Security Number 004-14-9981.
Social Security Death Index
Name:
Earl Colby
SSN: 004-14-9981
Last Residence: 04008 Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States of America
Born: 11 Apr 1904
Died: Apr 1982
State (Year) SSN issued: Maine (Before 1951 )

Parents: Willard M. COLBY and Nellie Augustus CRESSEY.

Spouse: Elsie McIntire MCDOUGLE. Earl Savage COLBY and Elsie McIntire MCDOUGLE were married on 2 SEP 1922 in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Children were: Harold Earl COLBY, Stanley Paul COLBY, William Arthur COLBY, Royal Emerson "Tinker" COLBY, Alice Helen COLBY.

Spouse: Nettie Josephine MITCHELL. Earl Savage COLBY and Nettie Josephine MITCHELL were married on 15 JUL 1952 in Bath, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Children were: Mildred Edna COLBY, Stanley Harold COLBY.


Earl Sidney COLBY was born on 5 AUG 1900 in Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
Name: Carl Sidney Colby [Earl Sidney Colby]
Birthdate: 05 Aug 1900
Birthplace: Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
Father's name: Henry A Colby
Mother's name: Georgia A Page
Recording place: Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
Film number: 1000378
Digital GS number: 4243701
Image number: 01579
Collection: New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900

He appeared in the census on 28 APR 1910 in Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) He died in JAN 1974 at Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He had Social Security Number 001-07-8913. Parents: Henry A. COLBY and Georgia A. PAGE.


Earl Sidney COLBY was born on 10 JUL 1939 in Morrisville, Lamoille County, Vermont. (SOURCE: Ancestry.com; Vermont Birth Records, 1909-2008.) He died on 2 JUN 1953 at Morrisville, Lamoille County, Vermont. (SOURCE: Ancestry.com; Vermont Death Records, 1909-2008.) He was buried in Morrisville, Lamoille County, Vermont. Pleasant View Cemetery. The cause of death was listed as Gun accident. Parents: George Ned COLBY and Lillie Maude ALLER.


Earl Vernon COLBY was born on 16 MAY 1880 in Bowne, Kent County, Michigan. He died on 12 APR 1961 at Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan. He was buried in Bowne Center Cemetery, Bowne, Kent County, MI.
Parents: Isaac Currier COLBY and Delia MILLER.

Spouse: Inez Mae FREYERMUTH. Earl Vernon COLBY and Inez Mae FREYERMUTH were married on 24 DEC 1903 in Bowne, Kent County, Michigan. Children were: Charles Isaac COLBY, Leona May COLBY, J. Emerson COLBY, Marion Della COLBY.


Earl Victor COLBY was born on 5 JUL 1897 in Corinth, Orange County, Vermont. He appeared in the census on 13 MAR 1920 in Corinth, Orange County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother.) Never married.

(BOOK SOURCE: "History of Corinth, Vermont" by Town of Corinth History Committee.) Parents: Victor Alson COLBY and Hattie Jane WARD.


Earl Wynn COLBY was born on 11 DEC 1918 in Yakima, Yakima County, Washington. He appeared in the census on 6 JAN 1920 in Yakima, Yakima County, Washington. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Bert Wynn COLBY and Mabel E. MITCHEL.


Earle Westgate COLBY was born on 12 JAN 1886 in Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.
Name: Colby
Birth date: 12 Jan 1886
Birthplace: Plainfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States
Father's name: Carlos D Colby
Mother's name: Edith Westgate
Recording place: Plainfield, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States
Film number: 1000378
Digital GS number: 4243701
Image number: 01614
Collection: New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900
He appeared in the census in 1900 in Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1930 in Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. He died on 18 MAR 1974 at Unity, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. He had Social Security Number 002-26-3982. State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: New Hampshire

Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 03784
Localities: West Lebanon, Grafton, New Hampshire
Parents: Carlos Dyer COLBY and Edith Sarah WESTGATE.

Spouse: Gertie Leah WOOD. Earle Westgate COLBY and Gertie Leah WOOD were married about 1910. Children were: Stanley Wood COLBY, Bertha V. COLBY, Byron Earle COLBY.

Spouse: Alice WILSON. Earle Westgate COLBY and Alice WILSON were married about 1920.

Spouse: Susan L. LEWIN. Earle Westgate COLBY and Susan L. LEWIN were married in 1960.


Earle William COLBY was born on 20 DEC 1931 in Paris, Oxford County, Maine. He died on 31 OCT 2003 at Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine.
Earle W. Colby
1931 - 2003

BUCKFIELD, ME - Earle William Colby, 71, of North Buckfield Road, died Friday, Oct. 31, 2003 at his residence.

He was born in Paris on Dec. 20, 1931, the son of William and Esther Curtis Colby. He attended local schools and graduated from Buckfield High School.

Earle was a self-employed carpenter for most of his life and prior to that he had worked for several area road construction companies.

He served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting, snowmobiling and spending time at his camp at East Grand Lake. He also kept busy with many projects.

Earle was a member of the Streaked Mountaineer Snowmobile Club, the Masonic Lodge of Buckfield and the John Long American Legion Post #58 of Buckfield.

Earle leaves behind great friends, trails unridden, fish uncaught and running deer.

Survivors include two daughters, Kim Lord and her husband, Tony, of Buckfield, and Shelley Jamison and her husband, Mark, of Buckfield; two sons, Peter Laliberte and his wife, Linda, of Utah, and Derek Laliberte and his wife, Betty, of Auburn; a sister, Eleanor Austin and her husband, Will, of Buckfield; his former wife and friend, Norma Colby of Buckfield; 11 grandchildren, Earle, Sherman, Melanie, Miranda, Richard, Harley, Savannah, Robert, Michael, Logan and Avery; six great-grandchildren; and his Lab, "Gracie."

He is predeceased by two sisters, Betty and Carlene.


He had Social Security Number 007-28-5108. Parents: William H. C. COLBY and Esther CURTIS.


Earnest Willard COLBY was born on 20 JAN 1884 in Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa. He appeared in the census in 1900 in East Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa. (living at home with father and mother.) He died on 26 FEB 1921 at Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa.
Name: Earnest W. Colby
Gender: Male
Burial Date: 28 Feb 1921
Burial Place:
Death Date: 26 Feb 1921
Death Place: Waterloo
Age:
Birth Date: 14 Jan 1884
Birthplace: Ia.
Occupation: Invalid
Race: White
Marital Status: Single
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: L.W. Colby
Father's Birthplace: N.H.
Mother's Name: Ada Roebuck
Mother's Birthplace: Canada
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B86644-0
System Origin: Iowa-EASy
Source Film Number: 1561086
Reference Number: 10491
Collection: Iowa Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990
He was buried on 28 FEB 1921 in Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa. Elmwood Cemetery Blk. H. lot 22. Parents: Lucius Williad COLBY and Ada Lavina ROEBUCK.


Photo Eastman COLBY was born on 24 MAR 1785 in Newton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) He died on 23 APR 1822 at Newton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. He was buried in the Old Town Cemetery at Newton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire SOURCES: (1) "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (2) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Jacob COLBY and Sarah MERRILL.

Spouse: Polly HOYT. Eastman COLBY and Polly HOYT were married on 19 OCT 1809 in Newton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. Children were: Sebastian Farrin COLBY, Chauncy Stevens COLBY, Newman Merrill COLBY.


Col. Eastman COLBY was born on 8 APR 1785 in Salisbury, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) He appeared in the census in 1850 in Ogden, Monroe County, New York. He died on 1 FEB 1859 at Ogden, Monroe County, New York. He was buried in the Colby Street Cemetery at Ogden, Monroe County, New York Settled in Ogden in 1804. Parents: Ephraim COLBY and Mary MERRILL.

Spouse: Hannah NILES. Col. Eastman COLBY and Hannah NILES were married on 17 NOV 1817 in Ogden, Monroe County, New York. Children were: Harriet COLBY, Eastman COLBY, Amos Niles COLBY, Hannah M. COLBY, Edward Harvey COLBY, Charles Galusha COLBY, Abraham COLBY, Sarah COLBY.


Eastman COLBY was born in 1817 in Ogden, Monroe County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Ogden, Monroe County, New York. (living at home with father.) He appeared in the census in 1860 in Ogden, Monroe County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Parma, Monroe County, New York.
Census Place: Parma, Monroe, New York
Source: FHL Film 1254861 National Archives Film T9-0861 Page 317C
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Eastman COLBY Self M M W 63 NY
Occ: Farmer Fa: NY Mo: NY
Jane COLBY Wife F M W 53 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NY Mo: NY
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He died in 1887. Parents: Isaac COLBY and Mary JENKS.

Spouse: Marietta (COLBY). Eastman COLBY and Marietta (COLBY) were married about 1855.

Spouse: Sarah Jane WEBSTER. Eastman COLBY and Sarah Jane WEBSTER were married on 23 JUL 1868 in Rochester, Monroe County, New York. (SOURCE: Marriages from the First Methodist Church of Rochester, NY July 23, 1868 Eastman Colby of Ogden to Sarah J. Webster of Ogden.)


Eastman COLBY was born on 26 JUL 1821 in Ogden, Monroe County, New York. He appeared in the census on 29 JUL 1850 in Sweden, Monroe County, New York. He appeared in the census on 20 JUN 1860 in Sweden, Monroe County, New York. He appeared in the census on 6 JUL 1870 in Sweden, Monroe County, New York. He appeared in the census on 7 JUN 1880 in Sweden, Monroe County, New York. He died on 9 SEP 1892. He was buried in the Beach Ridge Cemetery at Sweden, Monroe County, New York Parents: Col. Eastman COLBY and Hannah NILES.

Spouse: Lucy Ann ROOT. Eastman COLBY and Lucy Ann ROOT were married on 22 MAR 1848. Children were: Jane COLBY.


Eastman Flagg COLBY was born on 28 DEC 1891 in Ogden, Monroe County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Ogden, Monroe County, New York. (living at home with father and mother.) He died in JUL 1977 at Spencerport, Monroe County, New York. He had Social Security Number 068-20-0361 . Parents: William Webster COLBY and Martha E. "Mattie" FLAGG.


Photo Eben COLBY was born in 1804. He appeared in the census on 7 AUG 1850 in Weare, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Eben Colby 46 M Farmer $2,000 NH
Mary J. Colby 38 F NH
Hazen Colby 17 M NH Y
Frederick Colby 5 M NH Y
James Colby 2 M NH
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He died on 11 MAY 1871 at Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. His death was caused by being struck by a falling sign-board, while passing along the sidewalk in Manchester. He was buried in the Pine Grove Cemetery at Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire They removed from Dunbarton, NH, to Unity, NH; abt 1846, they returned to Weare, and in 1869, they removed to Manchester, NH.

(BOOK SOURCES: (1) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970; (2) "History of Weare, New Hampshire 1735-1888" by William Little, pub. 1888.) Parents: Samuel COLBY and Hannah MARSHALL.

Spouse: Mary Jane STONE. Eben COLBY and Mary Jane STONE were married on 23 DEC 1829 in New Hampshire. SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; Marriage: Mary Jane STONE, Date: 23 Dec 1829; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire. They appeared in the census on 13 JUN 1870 in Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. Children were: Mary A. COLBY, Hazen COLBY, Frederick A. COLBY, James A. COLBY.


Eben COLBY was born on 6 JUN 1811 in Auburn, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. He died on 6 JUN 1811 at Auburn, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. Parents: Abner COLBY and Deborah GUNNISON.


Eben COLBY was born in 1836 in Warren, Grafton County, New Hampshire. Parents: Olcott COLBY and Abigail BARKER.


Eben C. COLBY was born on 21 MAY 1831 in Bradford, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Goffstown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. (living at the residence of Joseph D. Kennedy.) He appeared in the census on 30 JUN 1860 in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California. In 1860 he was a waterman in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California. In 1870 he was a teamster and deputy sheriff in Goffstown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 9 AUG 1870 in Goffstown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Derry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.
Census Place: Derry, Rockingham, New Hampshire
Source: FHL Film 1254767 National Archives Film T9-0767 Page 101D
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Ebert C. COLBY Self M W W 49 NH
Occ: Farmer Fa: NH Mo: NH
Emma L. COLBY Dau F S W 21 CA
Occ: K House Fa: NH Mo: NH
Sarah D. COLBY Dau F S W 19 CA
Occ: Home Fa: NH Mo: NH
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He died on 28 DEC 1915 at Oakland, Alameda County, California.
Oakland Tribune
December 30, 1915

COLBY - In this city, December 29, 1915, Eben C., beloved husband of the late Alice M. Colby, loving father of Herbert E. Colby, Mrs. Sarah Woodbury of Derry, N.H., Mrs. Lillian Whitmore of Goftown, N.H., and George W. Colby of Fresno, Cal., a native of New Hampshire, aged 84 years. A member of Echo Lodge, No. 61, I. O. O. F., of Derry, N.H.

Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral Friday, December 31, 1915, at 2 o'clock p. m., from the residence parlors of Andker & Co., 430 East, Fourteenth street, corner Fifth avenue. Incineration, Oakland Cemetery.

Parents: Jacob COLBY and Abigail FRENCH.

Spouse: Abby Davis GREER. Eben C. COLBY and Abby Davis GREER were married on 23 OCT 1856 in Goffstown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, Eben C., Marriage: Abby D. GREER, Date: 23 Oct 1856; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire.) Children were: Emma L. COLBY, Sarah E. COLBY, Mary A. COLBY, Mary Elizabeth COLBY, Herbert Eben COLBY.

Spouse: Alice Matilda GOODALE. Eben C. COLBY and Alice Matilda GOODALE were married on 20 NOV 1890 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Boston Massachusetts Marriage Register. Eben's parents: Jacob and Abigail. Alice's parents: Thomas and Sarah.) Children were: George Wilbur COLBY.


Eben Clarence COLBY was born on 17 JUL 1851 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) He appeared in the census on 8 JUN 1900 in Everett, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 19 APR 1930 in Everett, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Parents: Samuel COLBY and Rebecca A. EATON.

Spouse: Hattie Speary MARTIN. Eben Clarence COLBY and Hattie Speary MARTIN were married on 23 DEC 1880 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) Children were: Fred Martin COLBY.


Eben D. COLBY was born on 20 AUG 1826 in Limerick, York County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother) He appeared in the census on 27 JUN 1860 in Laconia, Belknap County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.
Census Place: Charlestown Dist, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Source: FHL Film 1254553 National Archives Film T9-0553 Page 8C
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Eben D. COLBY Self M W W 56 ME
Occ: Pattern Maker Fa: ME Mo: ME
Seymour COLBY Son M S W 17 NH
Occ: Works In Bakery Fa: ME Mo: ME
Fred COLBY Son M S W 15 MA
Occ: At Home Fa: ME Mo: ME
Frank COLBY Son M S W 12 MA
Occ: At School Fa: ME Mo: ME
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He died on 22 JAN 1889 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) Parents: Ezekiel COLBY and Abigail (COLBY).

Spouse: Eveline E. HANNAFORD. Eben D. COLBY and Eveline E. HANNAFORD were married on 12 APR 1850 in Massachusetts. Children were: Charles COLBY, Seldon Crockett COLBY, Seymour S. COLBY, Frederick P. E. COLBY, Frank Perry W. COLBY.


Eben L. COLBY was born about 1819. He died on 27 AUG 1845 at Morgan, Orleans County, Vermont. He was buried in the Gore Cemetery at Morgan, Orleans County, Vermont Parents: William COLBY and Mary LITTLE.


Eben M. COLBY was born in 1832 in Henniker, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 9 AUG 1850 in Deering, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 19 JUN 1860 in Deering, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. In 1860 he was a farm laborer in Deering, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. In 1870 he was a foundry foreman in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. He appeared in the census on 5 JUL 1870 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. He appeared in the census in JUN 1880 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. (living with sister Elizabeth.) (BOOK SOURCE: History of Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.) Parents: Nathaniel COLBY and Mary MCKEAN.

Spouse: Harriet Ella GOVE. Eben M. COLBY and Harriet Ella GOVE were married on 13 JUL 1856 in Deering, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. Children were: Arthur George COLBY, Helen Maria COLBY.


Eben R. COLBY was born on 17 NOV 1835 in Madison, Carroll County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1860 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1870 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living with brother John L. Colby.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died on 24 NOV 1909 at Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) He was buried on 27 NOV 1909 in the Highland Cemetery at Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts Parents: John L. COLBY and Caroline M. RICHARDSON.

Spouse: Caroline E. GARLAND. Eben R. COLBY and Caroline E. GARLAND were married about 1862. Children were: Hortense C. COLBY, Herbert Warren COLBY.


Eben Thompson COLBY was born on 5 NOV 1906 in Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) Parents: George Otis COLBY and Josie POTTER.


Captain Ebenezer COLBY was born on 25 JAN 1717 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died on 13 AUG 1795 at Sanbornton, Belknap County, New Hampshire.
Ebenezer Colby signed the petition for the formation of the East Haverhill Church in 1743. He and his wife, Mary (Chase) renewed covenant there on 6 January 1745. He was a deacon of the church there. After 1767 he removed to Newton, N.H. and from there soon went to Sanbornton, N.H. where his son Ebenezer Jr had preceded him. He served in the Revolution in 1775 and bore the title of Captain thereafter. His service is recorded as : Ebenezer Colby, Haverhill, Captain of a company of Minute Men, Colonel Johnson's regiment, which marched on the alarm of 19 April 1775 to Cambridge, Ma; service 4 dys. Ebenezer died at Sanbornton, N.H. 13 Aug 1795, and his widow, Elizabeth, married 4th as his 2nd wife 1 Oct 1799, Benjamin Robinson. He died 7 Dec 1807 and she remained a widow until her death.

SOURCES: (1) Military Service: Mass Soldiers and Sailors in the Revolution, Pg 746; (2) DAR Patriot List, National Society of the American Revolution - 1966 (page 143); (3) "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (4) Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850. Birth, Amesbury; marriage, Haverhill; (5) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970; (6) "History of Sanbornton, New Hampshire" Vol II.-Genealogies, by Rev. M. T. Runnels, 1881. Parents: John COLBY and Mary FRAME.

Spouse: Mary CHASE. Captain Ebenezer COLBY and Mary CHASE were married on 15 MAY 1742 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850 for Haverhill.) Children were: Sarah COLBY, Abner COLBY, Ensign COLBY, Daniel COLBY, Molly COLBY, Eunice COLBY, Corpl. Ebenezer COLBY, Ruben COLBY, Rev. John COLBY, Elizabeth COLBY.

Spouse: Elizabeth HARPER. Captain Ebenezer COLBY and Elizabeth HARPER were married on 5 FEB 1786 in Sanbornton, Belknap County, New Hampshire.


Ebenezer COLBY was born on 1 FEB 1745 in Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.)
Name: Ebenezer Colbee
Birthdate: 01 Feb 1745
Birthplace: Rumford, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
Father's name: Samson Colbee
Mother's name: Betty
Recording place: Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
Film number: 1000378
Digital GS number: 4243701
Image number: 01789
Collection: New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900

He died about 1821 at Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. November 5, 1773 John Putney of Hopkinton NH, Bond for Settlement of Bradford, NH is recorded. Other grantees included in the bond are mentioned, lastly Ebenezer Colby. He resided on Cheney Hill in Bradford where he was one of the signers for the Petitionfor an Act of Incorporation dated May 30, 1787. At a town meeting held March 11, 1788 Ebenezer was chosen Constable. The 1790 Census shows Ebenezer's family as 1-1-2. On April 22, 1791 the town voted to follow Ebenezer Colby's proposal to buy his place and a committee was formed to appraise it's value. The 1800 Census lists Ebenezer Colby as 2-0-1-0-1-2-0-0-1.

"Abutting landowners [in Bradford] often had written agreements regarding the building and maintenanceof the boundary fences. An example:

'Bradford May 9th 1810

This may certify that we the subscribers have divided the making of the Fence in the following manner. Beginning at the south Side of the Road about four Rods from the corner of Lots No. 20 and twenty-one, and I Elisha Eaton am to build and keep in repair forty Six and half rods beginningat the South end of Eatons above mentioned running Southerly, Likewise I E. Eaton am to keep in repair the ditch running through the Meadow the South side of the Brook as far as it was first made and I E. Colby am to keep in repair the other part of said ditch the North side of the above said Brook as far as it was made.

In witness whereof we set our hands.

Ebenezer Colbe

Elisha Eaton

Recorded by Ebenr Cressy-Town clerk'"

Ebenezer Colby continues to appear in Bradford in the 1810 and 1820 Census records. His burial has not been located in the cemetery records for the town.

(BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.) Parents: Sampson COLBY and Betty HOYT.

Spouse: Merriam DAVIS. Ebenezer COLBY and Merriam DAVIS were married on 16 MAR 1786 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: "Genealogical Abstract of Books 1 and 2 of the First Church Records of Hopkinton, NH'" Taken from the Records fo the congregational church, by Franklin C. Thompson. 1948 found at the NH Historical Society Library # 929.3778b H797t.) Children were: Sarah COLBY, Betsey COLBY, Ebenezer D. COLBY, Jacob COLBY.

Spouse: Emma LEWIS. Ebenezer COLBY and Emma LEWIS were married on 11 DEC 1811 in Rumford (Concord), Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, Ebenezer; Marriage: Emma LEWIS; Date: 11 Dec 1811; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire.)


Ebenezer COLBY was born on 9 FEB 1751 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He was baptized on 24 JUN 1751 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He was living in 1790 in Sandown, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. SOURCES: (1) "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (2) Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850. Amesbury; (3) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Peter COLBY and Mary STRAW.

Spouse: Lois ELLIOT. Ebenezer COLBY and Lois ELLIOT were married on 26 NOV 1769 in Sandown, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, Ebenezer, Marriage: Lois ELIOT, Date: 26 Nov 1769; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire. Children were: Hannah COLBY, Dorothy COLBY, Abner COLBY, Molly COLBY, Moses COLBY, Sarah COLBY.


Ebenezer COLBY was born on 15 OCT 1760 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He was baptized on 19 OCT 1760 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census in 1840 in Newfield, York County, Maine. He died on 19 FEB 1843 at Newfield, York County, Maine. He was buried in the Old Colby Farm Cemetery at Newfield, York County, Maine
On October 1832, Ebenezer Colby of Newfield, York County, Maine, aged 72 years, deposed: that he enlisted, 1777, in the New Hampshire militia, under Captain Page, Lieutenant Abijah Wheeler, and Ensign Joseph Little, and marched from Atkinson, New Hampshire, where he lived, to Bennington, Vermont, thence to Stillwater, New York, where they remained until after the surrender of Burgoyne. "A few days previous to the surrender, I was in one engagement with the enemy which lasted about an hour and a half about on mile from the barracks." He served three months and was discharged at Albany, New York.

That in September 1779, he enlisted from Andover, Massachusetts, where he then resided, in the Massachusetts militia, under Captain Stephen Webster, Lieutenant Samuel Middleton, Colonel Jacob Gerrish---marched to Greenbush near Albany, New York, where they stayed three of four weeks, then down the river to a place called "Popsecunnice," where he completed his term--three months---and returned to Andover.

That in April or May 1782, he enlisted with a Forage Party at the request of Colonel Hatch, of Boston, Massachusetts, who sent him word to enlist twenty men into said service. "I enlisted a part of them and one Gage enlisted the remainder. We went to Bradford, Massachusetts, where I than lived, to Boston, and from thence to New London, where we drew provisions, and from then to a place called Blooming Grove, New York, where we stayed two or three weeks, then to Burlington in Jersey about ten miles from Philadelphia where we stayed two weeks and then returned back to New Windsor with Colonel Lamb's artillery. We stayed there a few days and recruited out teams and then went down the Hudson River thirty or forty miles to "Plank's Point" where we stayed until December 1782," when his term expired.

That he was born in Amesbury, Massachusetts, resided there and in adjacent towns until 1798, when he moved to Limerick, Maine, where he lived eleven years, when he went to Newfield, Maine, where he has lived ever since.

On 8 October 1832, Nancy Sweatt, of Limerick, Maine, aged 65 years, testified to personal knowledge of the various enlistments of her half-brother, Ebenezer Colby (She must have been Nancy Challis, who married __?__ Sweatt.)

On 17 May 1833, Ebenezer Colby stated that in order to enlist in 1782, he signed for himself, and obtained 12 other recruits.

On 8 May 1841, Ebenezer Colby applied to Congress for an increase in his pension.

On 10 April 1846, Joseph Colby of Newfield, Maine, aged 52 years, in behalf of himself, and Ezekiel Colby, Dolly, Colby, Mary Colby, Edward Colby, and Naomi Colby, Children of Ebenezer, deceased, renewed the application.

Ebenezer Colby died at Newfield, 19 February 1843, leaving a widow, Dolly, who died 21 May 1843. /s/ by Joseph Colby.

Burial: Old Colby Farm Cemetery.

SOURCES: (1). "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (2). Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850, Amesbury & Salisbury; (3). "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.

Parents: Ezekiel COLBY Jr. and Mary TEWKSBURY.

Spouse: Dolly BLAISDELL. Ebenezer COLBY and Dolly BLAISDELL filed marriage intentions on 10 NOV 1787 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. They were married on 15 JAN 1788 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Ebenezer COLBY, Daniel COLBY, Joseph COLBY, Ezekiel COLBY, Dolly COLBY, Mary COLBY, Edward COLBY, Naomi COLBY, Hannah COLBY, Moses COLBY.


Corpl. Ebenezer COLBY was born on 20 OCT 1761 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died on 25 JUN 1840 at Sanbornton, Belknap County, New Hampshire. He has Ancestral File Number XBRT-7N.
On 30 August 1832, Ebenezer Colby of Sanbornton, Stafford Co., New Hampshire, aged 70 years, deposed: that he was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, 1761, and lived there until he enlisted in December 1777, as a private under Captain Nathaniel Cage of Bradford, serving at Winter Hill, guarding prisoners that were surrendered by Burgoyne, for three and a half months, when he was discharged. On 1 August 1778, he enlisted for three months. He served under Captain Johnson at Howland's Ferry, Rhode Island, and was there at the time of the Battle. During September and October 1779, he enlisted under Captain Johnson and marched to Claverack, New York, and served here and at Albany and Green Bay. He was then living at Haverhill. Two years later he removed to Sanbornton. He appears also to have enlisted for the defense of Piscataqua Harbor, aged 16, 1777; and was Corporal in Captain Ezra Currier's company, Colonel Abraham Drake's New Hampshire regiment in the Burgoyne campaign, and also in Captain Robert Crawford's Company.

SOURCES: (1) Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts, to 1850 for Haverhill, birth & marriage int.; Amesbury, marriage; (2) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970; (3) "History of Sanbornton, New Hampshire" Vol II.-Genealogies, by Rev. M. T. Runnels, 1881.

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 22
Mrs. Esther Woodman Taylor.
DAR ID Number: 21031
Born in Sanbornton, New Hampshire.
Wife of Nehemiah Folsom Taylor.
Descendant of Corp. Ebenezer COLBY.
Daughter of Ebenezer COLBY, Jr., and Sally Blodget, his wife.
Granddaughter of Ebenezer COLBY and Anna Hoyt, his wife.
Ebenezer COLBY, (1761-1840), served as corporal in Capt. Robert Crawford's company for the defense of Piscataqua Harbor. He was born in Haverhill, Mass.; died in Sanbornton, N.H.

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 17
Mrs. Vashti COLBY Goodhue.
DAR ID Number: 16266
Born in Sanbornton, New Hampshire.
Wife of Charles Frederick Goodhue.
Descendant of Corp. Ebenezer COLBY, of New Hampshire.
Daughter of Nehemiah Folsom Talyor and Esther Woodman COLBY, his wife.
Granddaughter of Ebenezer COLBY, Jr., and Sally Blodget, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Ebenezer COLBY and Anna Hoyt, his wife.
Ebenezer COLBY, (1761-1840), enlisted at sixteen for the defense of Piscataqua Harbor. He served as corporal in Capt. Ezra Currier's company, Col. Abraham Drake's New Hampshire regiment, in the Burgoyne campaign. He was born in Haverhill, Mass., and died in Sanbornton, N. H.

Parents: Captain Ebenezer COLBY and Mary CHASE.

Spouse: Anna HOYT. Corpl. Ebenezer COLBY and Anna HOYT filed marriage intentions on 7 DEC 1782 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. They were married on 26 DEC 1782 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Ensign COLBY, Sarah COLBY, Barnard Hoit COLBY, Ebenezer COLBY.


Ebenezer COLBY was born about 1771 in Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine. He died about 1819 at Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine. He will was proved on 11 SEP 1819 in Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine. All estate to his wife. Parents: Henry COLBY and Mary HERRENDEN.

Spouse: Betsey (Betty) COLBY. Ebenezer COLBY and Betsey (Betty) COLBY were married on 31 MAR 1793 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: James COLBY, Mary COLBY, Hannah COLBY, Abial/ Abigail COLBY, Henry COLBY, Martha COLBY, Edward COLBY, Eliza COLBY.


Ebenezer COLBY was born on 12 MAR 1777 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He died on 6 AUG 1846 at Webster (Sabattus), Androscoggin County, Maine. Parents: Sampson COLBY and Sarah HAMMOND.

Spouse: Mehitable COWAN. Ebenezer COLBY and Mehitable COWAN were married on 23 OCT 1800 in Litchfield, Kennebec County, Maine. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 0011329; Town and vital records, 1795-1892 Litchfield (Maine). Town Clerk.) Children were: Samson COLBY, William Hannibal COLBY, John COLBY, Lucretia COLBY, Ursula COLBY, Ebenezer George COLBY, Valentine Green COLBY.


Ebenezer COLBY was born about 1778 in Maine. Parents: Corpl. Benjamin COLBY and Elizabeth FOYE.

Spouse: Nancy DAGGETT. Ebenezer COLBY and Nancy DAGGETT were married on 21 JAN 1809 in Anson, Somerset County, Maine. (SOURCE: FHL Number 10427; COLBY, Ebeneser, Marriage: Nancy DAGET, Date: 21 Jan 1809; Recorded in: Civil Records for Anson, Somerset, Maine.) Children were: Nathan Daggett COLBY, Ebenezer COLBY, Lydia COLBY, Harry COLBY, Horace Readin COLBY, John COLBY.


Ebenezer COLBY was born on 8 AUG 1788 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. SOURCES: (1) "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (2) Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850, Salisbury; (3) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Ebenezer COLBY and Dolly BLAISDELL.

Spouse: Catherine MOFFAT. Ebenezer COLBY and Catherine MOFFAT were married on 5 JAN 1819 in Blooming Grove, Orange County, New York.


Ebenezer COLBY was born on 12 MAR 1789 in Eaton [Madison], Carroll County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Eaton [Madison], Carroll County, New Hampshire.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Ebenezer Colby 59 M Farmer $1,000 NH
Mary 53 F NH
Ebenezer 16 M Farmer NH Y
Mary 14 F NH Y
Albion P. 7 M NH Y
Rachel 54 F NH Pauper
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He died on 17 JAN 1859 at Eaton [Madison], Carroll County, New Hampshire. Buried Colby Cemetery, Madison, New Hampshire. He was buried in the Graveyard No. 17 at Madison, Carroll County, New Hampshire (BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.)
Parents: Colman COLBY and Phebe GARLAND.

Spouse: Dorothy JACKSON. Ebenezer COLBY and Dorothy JACKSON were married on 11 DEC 1811 in Eaton [Madison], Carroll County, New Hampshire. Children were: Infant Daughter COLBY, John L. COLBY, Mary Ann COLBY, William Wallace COLBY, Charlotte COLBY, Stephen Jackson COLBY.

Spouse: Mary (Judkins) MORRISON. Ebenezer COLBY and Mary (Judkins) MORRISON were married on 16 DEC 1832 in Eaton [Madison], Carroll County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, Ebenezer; Marriage: Mary MORRISON; Date: 16 Dec 1832; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire.) Children were: Ebenezer COLBY, Mary COLBY, Albion P. COLBY.


Ebenezer COLBY was born in 1792 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Liberty, Waldo County, Maine.
Occupants listed at this residence: 585, 628 p. 44
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Ebenezer Colby 58 M Farmer $600 ME
Almira 52 F ME
Harris (?) 17 M Farmer ME
Wilmont (?) 15 M Farmer ME
Sarah 18 F ME
(Note: The names of Harris and Wilmont are hard to read)
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He appeared in the census in 1860 in Liberty, Waldo County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Liberty, Waldo County, Maine. He has Ancestral File Number 12M7-KVD. Settled in Jefferson, Maine.
(BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.) Parents: Nehemiah COLBY and Hannah BAKER.

Spouse: Almira TRASK. Ebenezer COLBY and Almira TRASK were married on 12 FEB 1818. Children were: Ebenezer COLBY, Sarah COLBY, Harris COLBY, Wilmont COLBY.


Ebenezer COLBY was born on 13 DEC 1793 in Sanbornton, Belknap County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Sanbornton, Belknap County, New Hampshire.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Ebenezer Colby 56 M Farmer 1000 NH
Sally Colby 57 F NH
Ebenezer C Colby 20 M Farmer NH
Amanda C. Colby 17 F NH Y
Andrew J. Colby 10 M NH Y
Andrew is the son of Jackson D. Colby.
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He was living between 1852 and 1867 in Minnesota. He appeared in the census on 18 JUN 1860 in Sunrise City, Chisago County, Minnesota. In 1860 he was a farmer in Sunrise City, Chisago County, Minnesota. He appeared in the census on 1 JUL 1870 in Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He died on 11 AUG 1870 at Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) Ebenezer was a fifer in the War of 1812, in Captain Perkins' company at Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

BOOK SOURCES: (1) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970; (2) "History of Sanbornton, New Hampshire" Vol II. -Genealogies, by Rev. M. T. Runnels, 1881. Parents: Corpl. Ebenezer COLBY and Anna HOYT.

Spouse: Sally BLODGETT. Ebenezer COLBY and Sally BLODGETT were married on 8 MAY 1815 in New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, Ebenezer, Marriage: Sally BLODGET, Date: 08 May 1815; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire.) Children were: Jackson Decatur COLBY, Vashti B. COLBY, Sarah Ann COLBY, Amos Blodgett COLBY, Sarah Ann COLBY M.D., Esther Woodman COLBY M.D., Ebenezer Converse COLBY, Amanda C. COLBY.


Ebenezer COLBY was born on 30 NOV 1797 in Fryeburg, Oxford County, Maine.
Name: Ebenezer Colby
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place: CIVIL, FRYEBURG, OXFORD, MAINE
Birth Date: 30 Nov 1797
Birthplace: CIVIL, FRYEBURG, OXFORD, MAINE
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: David Colby
Father's Birthplace:
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Mother's Name: Sarah
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C52129-1
System Origin: Maine-VR
Source Film Number: 10915
Reference Number: 2:176GSDN
Collection: Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900
He died on 24 AUG 1864 at Howard, Kent County, Ontario, Canada.
Ebenezer Colby settled about 1825. He donated the sites for the Presbyterian and Methodist churches and the Howard Town hall. - llustrated Historical Atlas of the Counties of Essex and Kent. Toronto: H. Belden & Co., 1880-81, p. 15.

Plot 9: Colby, Ebenezer, died Aug. 24, 1864, aged 69 years

Plot 10: Jane wife of Ebenezer Colby died Dec. 21, 1876, aged 93 [sic, read 83] years erected by Lesley Hartwick -Greenwood Cemetery tombstones, Ridgetown, ONT, section 38, read by Kent Co Gen. Society

Land Record:

Ebenezer Colby had a patent on Lot 10, Conc. SMR, 100 acres, July 26, 1846 in Howard Tsp, Kent Co, ONT. - Crown Land First patentees, Kent County, Ontario, by Helen Blackburn & Judith Mitton. Chatham: Kent County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society, 1985, p. 5-HOW

AS TO THE personality of the first settlers two of them were eccentric to say the least. Ebenezer Colby was an American from New York state. Why he left there, he never made known. Perhaps he liked the wilderness best, perhaps he had enemies where he lived. It is told that on into the night the settlers would hear a most outlandish noise coming from the direction of his house. Those who took the trouble to go over would find Ebenezer sitting on the ground with his legs wrapped around a post in the yard pounding a pail with a stick and howling from time to time. Similar performances are recorded by travelers in savage countries.

Upon returning from a visit to New York state, he told of having been pursued by thugs all the way to Chatham and returning to his home at Ridgetown, he put up shutters over all windows and nailed the floor boards near the door, down with long spikes to prevent any attackers from crawling under the house and hoisting up the floor. He died at Ridgetown August 24, 1864, intestate. He had something of the philanthropist in his makeup, having donated the site for the first Methodist Church and first Presbyterian Church. His brother, Philander Colby, who had located north of Ridgetown on the farm that was afterwards acquired by Robert Buller, lot 11 in the 5th concession, came to Ridgetown after the death of Ebenezer and made most of the surveys and subdivisions on lot ten in the tenth concession. Philander was given credit for being the proprietor of a local mint. His coins, however, always passed at par in the settlement and his right to make them was never questioned. His house in Ridgetown is the brick dwelling behind the present B. J. Smith apartment house on the location of the original settler's cabin.

- Watson, Elizabeth, and James Button, Memories of Ridgetown, the Old Home Town. Part I. Ridgetown: Dominion Press, Ltd., 1975, pp. 6-7.

The fifty acres of the Colby farm bordering on Erie Street South was a veritable paradise for the boys during autumn. On this fifty acres grew hickory, chestnuts, beech, walnut and butternuts in profusion. Wild pigeons fed on beechnuts and were so numerous that a man capable of handling a shotgun, almost in any way, could fill a bag in an hour as there were thousands of them and then some.

Besides pigeons, there were partridge, quail, pheasants, ducks, turkeys, black squirrels, mink, fox, raccoons and an occasion deer. -Ibid., p. 29.

The first plan and subdivision, registered as such, was made by Ebenezer Colby, Plan No. 62. It consisted of about nine acres of his farm and was the area from the Royal Bank corner to the Soldier's Monument property and back to Jane Street, the street that runs in front of the Public School grounds. Thirty-two building lots of one quarter of an acre each are shown on his plan.

When subdivision was made, the owner of the plot named the streets in the plot. Colby named the street back from main after himself, Ebenezer, and the next one back of that, Jane Street, for his wife, who was a Scane.

-Ibid, p. 50.

Philander Colby, brother of Ebenezer, who had died without children and intestate subdivided some of the original farms and sold some in bulk to be subdivided by others. -Ibid., p. 53.

In 1854, the Presbyterian settlers were sufficiently numerous hereabouts to form themselves into a congregation and erect a place of worship. They acquired from Ebenezer Colby two building lots facing Ebenezer Street, at the rear of the present church, on which they built a frame church with seating capactiy for two hundred. -Ibid., p. 100.

The Ralph Brien Farm, Lot 10, Concession 10, Howard Tsp.

The first owner of this piece of land was an American from new York by the name of Ebenezer Colby. He settled it in about 1824, having obtained the patent from land agent Colonel Talbot. Ebenezer was one of the very first settlers of the Ridgetown area. He married Jane Scane. When the town of Ridgetown was laid out, part of the farm became Ward Three. Ebenezer and Jane streets were named after the Colbys. It appears that Ebenezer's brother Philander lived on the place as well. -Claus, Bill, et al. The Farm Book. Chatham: Kent Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, n.d., p. 22.

After St. Michael's Church was completed, the little old church, a flat-boarded log cabin, was dismantled and moved to Ridgetown by William Fitzgibbons and Timothy Hardy. The material was then rebuilt into a house on Victoria Avenue. - Shaw, Gordon S. and H.S. Feagan, Ridgetown Album: Historical Homes and Landmarks, 1875-1975. Ridgetown: Centennial Committee, 1975, p. 220.

(SOURCE: "A Colby Family of Fryeburg, Maine," by John Threlfall, NEHGS Register Vol 125, April 1971.)
Parents: David COLBY and Sarah FARRINGTON.

Spouse: Jane SCANE. Ebenezer COLBY and Jane SCANE were married about 1818.


Photo Ebenezer COLBY was born on 18 MAY 1799 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died on 24 AUG 1801 at Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Buried: Union Cemetery, Amesbury, Massachusetts. He was buried in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (Bartlett-Union Cemetery.) SOURCES: (1) "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (2) Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850. Amesbury; (3) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Capt. William COLBY and Mary CURRIER.


Ebenezer COLBY was born on 29 MAY 1802 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Ebenezer Colby 47 M Shoemaker NH
Sarah Colby 42 F NH
Washington Colby 18 M " NH
Moses F. Colby 14 M NH Y
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He appeared in the census in 1860 in Londonderry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. In 1870 he was a farmer in Londonderry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 21 JUL 1870 in Londonderry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Londonderry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.
Census Place: Londonderry, Rockingham, New Hampshire
Source: FHL Film 1254767 National Archives Film T9-0767 Page 236B
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Ebenezer COLBY Self M M W 77 MA
Occ: Farmer Fa: MA Mo: NH
Sarah COLBY Wife F M W 71 NH
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NH Mo: NH
Charles DICKEY Other M S W 18 NH
Occ: Farm Laborer Fa: NH Mo: NH
Moses F. COLBY Son M M W 39 MA
Occ: Works In Shoe Factory Fa: MA Mo: NH
Sarah L. COLBY DauL F M W 30 NH
Occ: At Home Fa: NH Mo: NH
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He died on 1 MAY 1886 at Londonderry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.
Name: Ebenezer Colby
Titles & Terms (Original):
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Death Date (Original): 01 May 1886
Death Date (Standardized): 01 May 1886
Death Place: Londonderry
Gender: Male
Race (Original): White
Race (Standardized): White
Age: 83
Estimated Birth Year: 1803
Birthplace: Amsbury, , Massachusetts
Marital Status: Married
Spouse:
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Father: John Colby
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Mother: Abigail Colby
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Clerk's Locality: Londonderry, , New Hampshire
Informant's Locality:
Film Number: 1001068
Digital Folder Number: 4243491
Image Number: 00262
Reference Number:
Collection: New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947
He was buried in the Pleasant View Cemetery at Londonderry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire SOURCES: (1) Early Vital Records of Amesbury, Massachusetts, to 1850. Amesbury; (2) "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (3) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: John Waterhouse COLBY and Abigail COLBY.

Spouse: Sarah PHILBRICK. Ebenezer COLBY and Sarah PHILBRICK were married on 12 JUL 1825 in Londonderry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. Children were: Albert Philbrick COLBY, Washington COLBY, Moses Fellows COLBY.


Ebenezer COLBY was born in 1806 in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Parents: Abner COLBY and Polly FORD.


Photo Ebenezer COLBY was born about 1806 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died on 7 JUL 1808 at Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He was buried in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (Bartlett- Union Cemetery.) Parents: Capt. William COLBY and Mary LONG.


Ebenezer COLBY was born about 1812 in Embden, Somerset County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Roscoe, Winnebago County, Illinois. Parents: Ebenezer COLBY and Nancy DAGGETT.


Ebenezer COLBY was born on 13 APR 1823 in Liberty, Waldo County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Liberty, Waldo County, Maine.
Occupants listed at this residence: 506, 543 p. 39
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Ebenezer Colby Jr. 27 M Farmer ME
Nancy 26 F ME
Alphreda 6/12 F ME
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He appeared in the census in 1860 in Liberty, Waldo County, Maine. He served in the military on 11 OCT 1862 in Civil War.
Name: Ebenezer Colby , Jr
Residence: Liberty, Maine
Enlistment Date: 11 October 1862
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Maine
Unit Numbers: 1043
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 11 October 1862 at the age of 39
Enlisted in Company B, 26th Infantry Regiment Maine on 11 October 1862.
Hospitalized on 04 August 1863 at Mound City, IL

He died on 13 AUG 1863 at Mound City, Pulaski County, Illinois. From wounds received in the Civil War. CO.B.26thReg. Me. Vol. He was an indentured soldier.
Family Notes:
Ebenezer Colby was a volunteer in the Civil War, a member of Maine Co, B, 26th Regiment. He died in Prison as a captive, Mound City, Ill. on Aug. 13, 1863. An aunt said at Libby Prison. If that was in Virginia, who knows - as it's a long way from Ill. Another cousin says he died in Louisiana. Family history says that his wife tried to go to him but was not allowed to do so. Cause of death in family history is Typhoid Fever.

Handwritten notes indicate that Ebenezer died on his way home from the war. He had been in Libby Prison.

Parents: Ebenezer COLBY and Almira TRASK.

Spouse: Nancy Cargill PRESCOTT. Ebenezer COLBY and Nancy Cargill PRESCOTT were married on 28 JAN 1849 in South Montville, Waldo County, Maine. Children were: Alfreda D. COLBY, Abby P. COLBY, Henry Milton COLBY, Sewell P. COLBY, Arvilla Prescott COLBY, Nancy Almeda COLBY, George W. COLBY, Mary Ella COLBY.


Ebenezer COLBY was born in 1834 in Eaton [Madison], Carroll County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Eaton [Madison], Carroll County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother) He appeared in the census in 1860 in Madison, Carroll County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 30 JUL 1870 in Pottawatomie, Pottawatomie County, Kansas. He appeared in the census in JUN 1880 in Moultonborough, Carroll County, New Hampshire.
Census Place: Moultonborough, Carroll, New Hampshire
Source: FHL Film 1254760 National Archives Film T9-0760 Page 285B
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Eben COLBY Self M M W 46 NH
Occ: Farmer Fa: NH Mo: NH
Emmer COLBY Wife F M W 45 NH
Occ: Housekeeper Fa: NH Mo: NH
Hattie I. COLBY Dau F S W 19 NH
Occ: At Home Fa: NH Mo: NH
Azo COLBY Son M S W 17 NH
Occ: Laborer Fa: NH Mo: NH
Susan E. COLBY Dau F S W 15 NH
Occ: At School Fa: NH Mo: NH
Carry E. COLBY Dau F S W 10 KS
Occ: At School Fa: NH Mo: NH
Willie W. COLBY Son M S W 6 KS
Fa: NH Mo: NH
Fred W. COLBY Son M S W 2 KS
Fa: NH Mo: NH
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He died on 27 APR 1898 at Moultonborough, Carroll County, New Hampshire.
Name: Eben Colby
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Death Date (Original): 27 Apr 1898
Death Date (Standardized): 27 Apr 1898
Death Place: Moul*N
Gender: Male
Race (Original): White
Race (Standardized): White
Age: 64
Estimated Birth Year: 1834
Birthplace: Madison, , New Hampshire
Marital Status: Married
Spouse:
Spouse's Titles & Terms (Original):
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Father: Glen Colby [record has Eben]
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Mother: Mary Judkins
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Clerk's Locality: Moul*N, , New Hampshire
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Film Number: 1001068
Digital Folder Number: 4243491
Image Number: 00259
Reference Number:
Collection: New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947
He was buried in the Middle Neck Cemetery at Moultonborough, Carroll County, New Hampshire Parents: Ebenezer COLBY and Mary (Judkins) MORRISON.

Spouse: Emeline M. BANDFIELD. Ebenezer COLBY and Emeline M. BANDFIELD were married on 8 SEP 1859 in Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, Eben Age: 26 years, Marriage: Emeline BANDFIELD Age: 24 years, Date: 08 Sep 1859; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire.) Children were: Hattie I. COLBY, Azo E. COLBY, Susie E. COLBY, Carrie L. COLBY, William Wallace COLBY, Fred Winslow COLBY.


Ebenezer B. COLBY was born in 1823 in Franklin, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Franklin, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Franklin, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died on 1 APR 1884 at Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts. Parents: John COLBY and Nancy WHITCHER.

Spouse: Elizabeth Rowe FULLER. Ebenezer B. COLBY and Elizabeth Rowe FULLER were married on 9 NOV 1845 in Andover, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Children were: Clara F. COLBY, Sarah Ann COLBY.


Ebenezer Converse COLBY was born on 26 NOV 1829 in Sanbornton, Belknap County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 18 JUN 1860 in Sunrise City, Chisago County, Minnesota. (living at home with father and mother.) In 1860 he was a farmer in Sunrise City, Chisago County, Minnesota. He died on 23 MAR 1865 at Sanbornton, Belknap County, New Hampshire. Ebenezer entered the government service, 1864, in the quartermaster's department at Little Rock, Arkansas. After a few months contracted chills and fever from exposure, reached his home with difficulty and died from dropsey of the heart.

BOOK SOURCES: (1) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970; (2) "History of Sanbornton, New Hampshire" Vol II.-Genealogies, by Rev. M. T. Runnels, 1881. Parents: Ebenezer COLBY and Sally BLODGETT.

Spouse: Eleanor RIDER. Ebenezer Converse COLBY and Eleanor RIDER were married on 11 FEB 1863. Children were: Ebenezer T. E. COLBY.


Ebenezer D. COLBY was born on 2 MAR 1795 in Bradford, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) He died on 27 MAR 1857 at Galien, Berrien County, Michigan. He was buried in the Posey Chapel Cemetery at Galena, La Porte County, Indiana
From family papers and letters, it would seem that some years previous to 1837, Ebenezer Colby and William Moore purchased a mill at Peterboro, New Hampshire, which they converted into a plant for manufacturing machinery. This business continued until 1837, when Mr. Colby sold out to Mr. Moore, or to his brother-in-law, William Barnes Bement, who for two years had been associated with the manufactory, and the firm, which had previously been Moore + Colby, became Moore + Bement. Subsequently, Mr. Colby became a resident of Galien, Berrien Co., Michigan. (Source: Chronicles of the Bement Family in America; 1928, p. 264)
Parents: Ebenezer COLBY and Merriam DAVIS.

Spouse: Percy BEMENT. Ebenezer D. COLBY and Percy BEMENT were married on 24 FEB 1820 in Bradford, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Children were: Alanson Bement COLBY, Gilbert Abbot COLBY, Lucy Ann COLBY, Diantha Angelina COLBY, Fedelia Bardwell COLBY, Horace Farnham COLBY, William Bement COLBY, Charlotte Augusta COLBY, Georgianna Joy COLBY.


Ebenezer F. COLBY was born on 16 OCT 1788 in New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 28 SEP 1850 in Schaumburg, Cook County, Illinois.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Ebenezer Colby 61 M Farmer $2,800 NH
Abigail 59 F NH
Mary B. 21 F VT
Almira W. 19 F VT
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He died about 1855 at Troy, Rensselaer County, New York.
Colby, Ebenezer F from New Hampshire, one of early Yankees, wife Abigail, 3 children in 1850, elected supervisor of township from 1851-1854, gone by 1860, township name chosen while he was supervisor, purchased land from gov 80 acres $100 July 2 1844 Sec 12, employed Emily Burtington, a female of color, see Census.

Had 6 Children.
Parents: Rev. John COLBY and Judith ROBINSON.

Spouse: Abigail Hurd WILLEY. Ebenezer F. COLBY and Abigail Hurd WILLEY were married on 3 MAR 1811 in New Hampshire. Children were: Ebenezer Franklin COLBY, Lucy Philenda COLBY, Rachel Horatia COLBY, Mary B. COLBY, Almira W. "Myra" COLBY.

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