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Gloria Mae COLBY was born on 30 MAY 1931 in Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. Parents: George William "Bill" COLBY and Cora Belle WHITCHER.

Spouse: Donald G. FERRON. Donald G. FERRON and Gloria Mae COLBY were married on 5 MAR 1955 in Litchfield, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.


Glorianna COLBY was born about 1934. Parents: John Lewis COLBY and Josephine PAPPIN.


Glover G. COLBY was born in FEB 1885 in Nebraska. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: George A. COLBY and Adaline STIEVERS.


Goldendine Viola COLBY was born on 25 NOV 1888 in Cle Elum, Kittitas County, Washington. She appeared in the census in 1920 in Canaan, Grafton County, New Hampshire. She died on 4 MAR 1985 at Essex Junction, Chittenden County, Vermont. Parents: John Alfred COLBY and Katherine Mildred Lewis CORNELL.

Spouse: Ralph Henry DODGE. Ralph Henry DODGE and Goldendine Viola COLBY were married on 27 FEB 1907 in Canaan, Grafton County, New Hampshire. Children were: Hazel G. DODGE.


Goldie M. COLBY was born on 20 SEP 1897 in Amboy, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. She appeared in the census on 14 JUN 1900 in Shelby, Blue Earth County, Minnesota. (living at home with father and mother.) She died on 17 MAR 1927 at Gwinner, Sargent County, North Dakota. She was buried in the Lutheran Cemetery at Gwinner, Sargent County, North Dakota Parents: Elbridge Edward COLBY and Electa Louisa NICHOLS.

Spouse: Anton HANSON. Anton HANSON and Goldie M. COLBY were married on 28 MAR 1916 in Breckenridge, Wilkin County, Minnesota.


Gordon Allen COLBY was born on 10 FEB 1924 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He died on 1 MAR 1924 at Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Parents: Frank Edgar COLBY Jr. and Hazel Mabel MYERS.


Gordon Bradford COLBY was born on 23 FEB 1903 in Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) He appeared in the census on 10 MAY 1910 in Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 3 JAN 1920 in North Irwin, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 3 APR 1930 in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio. (living at home with father and mother.) He died in SEP 1985. He had Social Security Number 276-07-4484.
Social Security Death Index
Name:
Gordon Colby
SSN: 276-07-4484
Last Residence: 60445 Midlothian, Cook, Illinois, United States of America
Born: 23 Feb 1903
Died: Sep 1985
State (Year) SSN issued: Ohio (Before 1951 )

Parents: Ora Alonzo COLBY and Elisie Roxie KNEEN.

Spouse: Mary W. MORGAN. Gordon Bradford COLBY and Mary W. MORGAN were married on 19 JUL 1928. Children were: James Bradford COLBY.


Gordon Dale COLBY was born on 15 FEB 1946 in Sacramento County, California. Parents: Maurice Clayton COLBY and Mendocino Maria MANSFIELD.


Photo Gordon Leonard COLBY was born on 7 FEB 1905 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 25 APR 1910 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) He died on 17 JUN 1964 at Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island. He had Social Security Number 036-14-1622. He was buried in the New Diamond Hill Cemetery at Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island Parents: Orlando Herbert Clarence COLBY and Grace Marion HUFF.

Spouse: Dorothy Freda GANS. Gordon Leonard COLBY and Dorothy Freda GANS were married on 6 JUN 1925 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. They were divorced in 1929 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Donald Herbert COLBY.

Spouse: Dorothy Amanda BRIERLEY. Gordon Leonard COLBY and Dorothy Amanda BRIERLEY were married on 15 MAY 1935 in Moosup, Sterling County, Connecticut. Children were: Beverly Ann COLBY, David Leonard COLBY, Richard Allen COLBY, Bruce Adams COLBY, Ronald Lees COLBY, Donna Mae COLBY, Deborah Maureen COLBY.


Gordon Mave COLBY was born on 19 MAR 1926. Parents: George Byron COLBY and Lena May HUYCK.


Gordon Parker COLBY was born on 16 JUN 1924 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) He died on 10 JUL 1996 at Byron, Contra Costa County, California. He had Social Security Number 031-07-9214. Parents: Don Hall COLBY and Marjorie Katherine PARKER.


Grace COLBY was born in 1864 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. (living at home with father and mother) She died on 29 APR 1896 at Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.
TEBO-- On Wednesday, April 29, 1896, after a short illness, Gracia C. TEBO, widow of Charles B. TEBO. Funeral services on Friday at 3 o'clock, at the residence of her father, C.K. COLBY, 323 President st. Interment private.

Parents: Caleb Kimball COLBY and Mehitable Batchelder YOUNG.

Spouse: Charles B. TEBO. Charles B. TEBO and Grace COLBY were married on 1 JUN 1886 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.
A QUITE HOME WEDDING

Miss Grace Colby, daughter of Mr. C. K. Colby, was married on Tuesday evening to Mr. Charles B. Tebo. The ceremony occurred at the residence of the bride's father, 323 President St.. Rev. Warren C. Hubbard, D.D., pastor of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, officiated. The bride was attired in a costume of white satin with vail of tulle. In her hand she carried a bouquet of white roses. Mr. Stanton Day acted as best man. The ushers were Messrs. Harry R. Elliott and Albert L. Bonyon. After the ceremony a reception was given. Among those present were Mr. and Mrs. William M. Tebo, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Canda; Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Lomis, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Haviland, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Cummings, Mr. and Mrs H. H. Bedell, Mr. and Mrs. James B. Davenport, Mrs. J. B. Colby, of Troy, NY; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Colby, Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Haviland, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Baird, Mr. Imlay Bennett, Miss Edith Bennett, Mr. Sherman Loomis, Mr. Guy Loomis and Mr. M. Canda.
Source: Brooklyn Eagle; Date: June 6, 1886, page 6


Grace COLBY was born in DEC 1869 in Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) She appeared in the census on 25 JUL 1870 in Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) She appeared in the census in 1880 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota. (living with father) She appeared in the census on 13 JUN 1900 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota. 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: Caleb S. COLBY and Sarah Jane EMERSON.

Spouse: Mr. GRIFFITH. Mr. GRIFFITH and Grace COLBY were married about 1889. Children were: Roy Colby GRIFFITH.


Grace COLBY was born in 1873 in Candia, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.) Parents: John Dobler COLBY and Keziah R. PATTEN.

Spouse: Eugene ELLIOTT. Eugene ELLIOTT and Grace COLBY were married about 1893.


Grace COLBY was born in 1876 in Jay, Essex County, New York. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Jay, Essex County, New York. (living at home with father and mother) She appeared in the census on 28 APR 1910 in North Elba, Essex County, New York. (living at home with father and mother.) She died on 25 JUL 1941 at Lake Placid, Essex County, New York. Parents: John Wesley COLBY and Beulah SMITH.

Spouse: Ashley WILKINS. Ashley WILKINS and Grace COLBY were married about 1899. Children were: Curn WILKINS.


Grace COLBY was born on 6 DEC 1878 in New York. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Darien, Genesee County, New York. (living with parent at grandfather Colby's home) She appeared in the census in 1930 in Alden, Erie County, New York. She died on 15 AUG 1950. She was buried in the Evergreen Cemetery at Corfu, Genesee County, New York SOURCE: FHL Film 414876, "Ancestry and descendants of the Darien (New York) Colbys : genealogy of five Colby brothers who came to Darien from Canaan, New Hampshire, about 1812" by Rex Chase Bartlett. Parents: Albert F. (J.) COLBY and Jeannett HUBBARD.

Spouse: Myron W. NEELAND. Myron W. NEELAND and Grace COLBY were married about 1900. Children were: Harley A. NEELAND, LeRoy E. NEELAND.


Grace COLBY was born on 28 JUN 1881 in Romeo, Macomb County, Michigan. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 979564, Birth records Macomb County (Michigan). County Clerk (Main Author).)

Name: Grace Colby
Birthdate: 28 Jun 1881
Birthplace: Bruce, Macomb, Michigan
Gender: Female
Race or color (on document):
Father's name: Frank H. Colby
Father's birthplace: Michigan
Father's age:
Mother's name: Anna Colby
Mother's birthplace: Michigan
Mother's age:
Christening date:
Christening place:
Additional relatives:
Death date:
Age at death:
Film number: 2320575
Digital GS number: 4207019
Image number: 798
Frame number:
Reference number: item 3 p 175 rn 42
Collection: Michigan Births 1867-1902

She appeared in the census on 18 JUN 1900 in Armada, Macomb County, Michigan. (living at home with mother.) Parents: Frank Henry COLBY and Annie M. STEPHENS.


Grace COLBY was born on 6 FEB 1884 in Alta, Buena Vista County, Iowa. She died on 22 AUG 1890. She has Ancestral File Number 18GS-5M4. Parents: Clarence Enos COLBY and Josephine Maria KEEVE.


Grace COLBY was born about 1886. Parents: Matylon Warren COLBY and Mrs. Hanna COLBY.


Grace COLBY was born in APR 1889 in New York. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Marilla, Erie County, New York. (living at home with father and mother.) (SOURCE: FHL Film 414876, "Ancestry and descendants of the Darien (New York) Colbys : genealogy of five Colby brothers who came to Darien from Canaan, New Hampshire, about 1812" by Rex Chase Bartlett.) Parents: Francis (Frank) Harmon COLBY and Eureka (Regena) BEDFORD.


Grace COLBY was born in NOV 1890 in Hartland, Windsor County, Vermont. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Hartland, Windsor County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Charles Bradford COLBY and Mary Octavia WASHBURN.


Grace COLBY was born in MAY 1892 in Brasher Falls, St. Lawrence County, New York. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Brasher Falls, St. Lawrence County, New York. (living at home with father and mother.) She appeared in the census in 1910 in Brasher Falls, St. Lawrence County, New York. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Walter W. COLBY and Esther Mary TAVERNIER.


Grace COLBY was born in DEC 1894 in White Pigeon, Saint Joseph County, Michigan. She appeared in the census on 2 JUN 1900 in White Pigeon, Saint Joseph County, Michigan. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Ray Adalbert COLBY and Victoria SWARTZ.


Grace COLBY was born on 15 JUL 1894 in Storey, Dane County, Wisconsin. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Oregon, Dane County, Wisconsin. (living at home with father and mother.) She died on 9 JUL 1990 at Edmonds, Snohomish County, Washington. She had Social Security Number 155-36-0717. Parents: John Lewis COLBY and Elona BURD.

Spouse: Elmer Louis SEVERINGHAUS. Elmer Louis SEVERINGHAUS and Grace COLBY were married on 29 AUG 1918.


Grace COLBY was born about 1927. She was adopted. Parents: Charles Edwin COLBY and Beatrice Florence ANTHONY.


Grace Aarbella COLBY was born on 5 MAY 1877 in Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) She appeared in the census in JUN 1880 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) She was also known as Sarah A. Colby. Parents: Daniel T. COLBY and Sarah E. THOMPSON.


Grace Adams COLBY was born on 23 AUG 1882 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. She appeared in the census on 2 JUN 1900 in Melrose, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Joseph Otis COLBY and Ella Frances WALCOTT.

Spouse: Joseph Swan BUTRICK. Joseph Swan BUTRICK and Grace Adams COLBY were married on 30 JUN 1910 in Melrose, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.


Grace Alice COLBY was born on 4 SEP 1880 in Brownsdale, Mower County, Minnesota. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Waltham, Mower County, Minnesota. (living at home with father and mother.) 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: Amos COLBY and Mary E. STEVENS.


Grace Arabella COLBY was born on 24 JUL 1898 in Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts. She appeared in the census on 5 JUN 1900 in Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) She died on 18 JAN 2001 at Boscawen, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
Laconia Citizen
Laconia, NH
22 January 2001

Grace A. Bent

TILTON — Grace Arabella (Colby) Bent, 102, a former resident of the Northfield-Tilton areas, died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2001, at the Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen.

She was born in Clinton, Mass., July 24, 1898, daughter of George H. and Catherine M. (Carruth) Colby. She graduated from Clinton High School, class of 1913, and attended business college in Worcester, Mass.

She married Charles H. Bent of Clinton in 1920.

She had lived independently until age 94 and had lived in Lynn and Springfield, Mass., and Calais, Maine, following her husband’s career moves and retirement in Northfield in 1965.

While living in Lynn, Mrs. Bent was active in church and community affairs and president of the Washington Street Baptist Church Women’s Association, president of the Lynn YMCA Mother’s Club and president of the Highland School PTA. In Springfield she was a leader in the Park Memorial Baptist Church women’s groups and was a Girl Scout Leader as well. She was active in church work in Calais, Maine, and in the Northfield-Tilton Congregational Church in Tilton where she sang in the choir for a number of years.

While living in the Tilton-Northfield area, she was a member of and former president of the Garden Club and was active in the Women’s Club and Eastern Star.

Mrs. Bent was dedicated to her family and throughout her long life maintained a strong sense of humor which stayed with her to the very end. She was a fine person, loved by many.

She was predeceased by her husband, George H. Bent, who died Sept. 1, 1970.

Her family includes three sons, C. Colby Bent of Lyme, Dr. Donald F. Bent of New London, and George H. Bent of Claremont; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; her sister, Helen C. Slanetz of Keene; numerous nieces and nephews.

There are no calling hours.

A memorial service will be held for family and friends Saturday, Jan. 27 at 11 a.m. in the Northfield-Tilton Congregational Church, Main Street in Tilton, immediately followed by a reception in her memory at the church. A family friend, the Rev. David McIlhiney of Claremont, will officiate and organist will be Lynn Bastis. Interment was in the family lot in Park Cemetery. Her family suggests that contributions be sent to the Edna C. McKenna Trust Fund, c/o Merrimack County Nursing Home, 325 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH 03303-2410.

The William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home of Tilton is in charge.

Parents: George Hubert COLBY and Catherine C. CARRUTH.


Grace C. COLBY was born on 31 AUG 1855 in Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) She appeared in the census on 30 JUN 1860 in Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother) She appeared in the census on 30 JUN 1870 in West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) She died in 1920. Parents: George Joseph Lunt COLBY and Sarah Arabella THOMPSON.


Grace D. COLBY was born in DEC 1892 in New Hampshire. She appeared in the census on 23 JUN 1900 in Sanbornton, Belknap County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Curtis Hall COLBY and Mary Ann NELSON.


Grace D. COLBY was born on 3 DEC 1918 in Massachusetts. She appeared in the census on 3 JAN 1920 in Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) She appeared in the census on 25 APR 1930 in Greenfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts. (living at home with mother.) She died on 5 JUL 1992 at San Mateo County, California. She had Social Security Number 016-05-8643. Parents: Samuel T. COLBY and May L. FULLER.

Spouse: Halbert Ross REED. Halbert Ross REED and Grace D. COLBY were married about 1940.


Grace Darling COLBY was born on 17 AUG 1865 in Bingham, Somerset County, Maine. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Bingham, Somerset County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother) She died in 1935. She was buried in the Bingham Village Cemetery at Bingham, Somerset County, Maine Parents: Joel COLBY and Elizabeth F. PARLIN.


Grace E. COLBY was born on 17 JAN 1875 in Needham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.
Name: Grace E. Colby
Gender: Female
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place:
Birth Date: 17 Jan 1875
Birthplace: Needham, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Charles E.
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Ida L. Seagraves
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I04434-4
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 1954145
Reference Number: v IV p 66
Collection: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
She died. Parents: Charles Edwin COLBY and Ida Laura SEAGRAVES.


Grace E. COLBY was born in DEC 1880 in Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Carlos Dyer COLBY and Edith Sarah WESTGATE.


Grace E. COLBY was born in JAN 1883 in West Fairlee, Orange County, Vermont. She appeared in the census in 1900 in West Fairlee, Orange County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: John C. COLBY and Carrie E. (COLBY).


Grace E. COLBY was born on 12 OCT 1902 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) She appeared in the census in 1910 in Peabody, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) She appeared in the census on 8 JAN 1920 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) She appeared in the census on 16 APR 1930 in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with mother.) Parents: Arthur P. COLBY and Annie L. WINSLOW.

Spouse: Mr. DRAKE. Mr. DRAKE and Grace E. COLBY were married about 1921. Children were: Ethel M. DRAKE.


Grace Eleanor COLBY was born on 6 OCT 1870 in Milford, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Milford, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother) Parents: Cyrus Porter COLBY and Abbie Julia COLBURN.

Spouse: Arthur W. MERRILL. Arthur W. MERRILL and Grace Eleanor COLBY were married on 10 SEP 1891 in Milford, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.


Grace Elizabeth COLBY was born on 15 JAN 1901 in Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. She appeared in the census on 29 APR 1910 in Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. (living at home with mother at grandparents home.) She died on 25 DEC 1939 at Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts. Parents: Benjamin Franklin COLBY and Mary Agnes MARA.

Spouse: Lewis William SMITH. Lewis William SMITH and Grace Elizabeth COLBY were married on 8 FEB 1921 in Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.


Grace Emma COLBY was born on 19 FEB 1882 in Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.
Name: Grace Emma Colby
Birth date: 19 Feb 1882
Birthplace: Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
Father's name: William Henry H Colby
Mother's name: Charlotte Moore
Recording place: Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
Film number: 1000378
Digital GS number: 4243701
Image number: 01948
Collection: New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900

She appeared in the census on 11 JUN 1900 in Manistee, Manistee County, Michigan. (living at home with mother and step-father.) Parents: William Henry H. COLBY and Charlotte Jane MOORE.


Grace Etta COLBY was born on 1 DEC 1902 in Morrisville, Lamoille County, Vermont. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Morrisville, Lamoille County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother.) She died on 22 FEB 1916. Parents: Burnham Buzzell COLBY and Melinda Jennie ATHER.


Grace F. COLBY was born in 1866 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother) She appeared in the census in 1880 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother) She died in 1940. She was buried in the Troy Hill Cemetery aka Pattee Cemetery at Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Parents: John P. COLBY and Sarah Bean ANDREWS.

Spouse: Frank Hugh SARGENT. Frank Hugh SARGENT and Grace F. COLBY were married on 29 SEP 1887 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Film 1003063, Congregational Parish Records for Warner, New Hampshire.)


Grace Frances COLBY was born on 19 FEB 1897 in Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
Name: Grace Frances Colby
Birthdate: 19 Feb 1897
Birthplace: Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
Father's name: Charles W Colby
Mother's name: Elizabeth F Sullivan
Recording place: Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
Film number: 1000378
Digital GS number: 4243701
Image number: 01996
Collection: New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900

She appeared in the census on 5 JUN 1900 in Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Charles W. COLBY and Elizabeth F. SULLIVAN.


Grace H. COLBY was born in 1856 in Vermont. She appeared in the census on 20 JUL 1860 in Barton, Orleans County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother.) She appeared in the census on 12 AUG 1870 in Barton, Orleans County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother.) She appeared in the census in JUN 1880 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. (living at home with mother.) Parents: John COLBY and Mary Caroline KELLUM.


Grace H. COLBY was born on 14 OCT 1880 in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. SOURCE: "History of Weare, New Hampshire 1735-1888" by William Little, pub. 1888. Parents: John Dane COLBY and Hannah Eveline HATCH.


Grace H. COLBY was born on 8 DEC 1880 in Chelsea, Orange County, Vermont. Parents: George B. COLBY and Luna C. HEMENWAY.


Grace Isabel COLBY was born on 21 JUN 1918 in Hudson, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. She appeared in the census on 3 JAN 1920 in Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) She appeared in the census on 10 APR 1930 in Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: John COLBY and Ida F. EAYERS.


Grace J. COLBY was born on 18 JUL 1921 in Owosso, Shiawassee County, Michigan. She appeared in the census on 11 APR 1930 in Owosso, Shiawassee County, Michigan. (living at home with father.) She died on 22 JAN 2004 at Bellaire, Antrim County, Michigan.
EASTPORT - Grace J. (Colby) Plomer, 82, of Eastport, was taken by her Lord, among the loving gathering of her caring family, at Meadow Brook Medical Care Facility in Bellaire, on Jan. 22, 2004. She was taken to her home in the sky to await the future arrival of her husband, Ed, who cared for her for the past three years, as she battled the effects of Alzheimer's at their home on Torch Lake.

She was born on July 18, 1921, in Owosso. She worked as a secretary in Lansing following her graduation from Owosso High School. She met her husband, Ed (a 1943 Michigan State Graduate), in 1943, and followed him as much as possible, as a Navy wife for three years. Their marriage on Nov. 20, 1944, at Wilshire Methodist Church in Los Angeles, Calif., later produced five adoring children.

The family spent many years vacationing at Torch Lake prior to building a permanent home there. Their children attended Redford High School- Bishop Borgess High School, Michigan State University, Western Michigan University and Central Michigan University when they lived in Detroit, in South Rosedale Park. Grace enjoyed the exploits of her boys in Baseball at Stoepel Park nearby.

While in Owosso, Grace was an accomplished pianist, accompanying her Aunt, who was the organist at the local Methodist Church. She was a golf enthusiast, playing at Antrim Dells near Torch Lake, but essentially a homemaker devoted to her husband and children. She will be missed so much by her loving family.

Along with her husband, Ed, of 59 years, she is survived by five children, Michael E. (Nanette) Plomer of Wilton, Conn., Linda M. (Robert) Gandee of Concord Twp., Ohio, Thomas J. (Jackie) Plomer of Brighton, Edward J. (Kimberly) Plomer Jr. of Bloomfield Twp., and James R. (Linda) Plomer of Tampa, Fla.; two brothers, Roy L. (Julie) Colby of Jackson, and Joseph (Nancy) Colby of Kalamazoo; 15 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were two brothers, Rudy and Wayne Colby; her special Aunt, Lucille M. Colby; and her parents.

Calling hours will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at the Central Lake Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes. Funeral services will follow immediately, at 4 p.m., also at the Funeral Home. Rev. Daniel C. Clark will officiate. Interment will take place in Lakeview Cemetery, Torch Lake Township, when weather conditions allow.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the First Congregational Church, P.O. Box 326, Central Lake, MI 49622, the Antrim County Commission on Aging, P.O. 614, Bellaire, MI 49615, or MeadowBrook Medical Care Facility, 4543 Scenic Hwy., Bellaire, MI 49615.

Parents: Roy L. COLBY and Ruth E. PARMANTER.


Grace Louise COLBY was born on 13 MAR 1890 in Johnville, Compton, Quebec, Canada. She died on 23 APR 1940 at Milby, Compton, Quebec, Canada. She was buried in Milby, Compton, Quebec, Canada. (Milby Cemetery.) Parents: William Oscar COLBY and Melissa Jane POPE.

Spouse: Alfred Ernest KERR. Alfred Ernest KERR and Grace Louise COLBY were married on 14 OCT 1908 in Johnville, Compton, Quebec, Canada. Children were: Sybil Arlene KERR, Kelton Taft KERR, Harold Raymour KERR.


Grace Louise COLBY was born on 10 JUN 1913 in Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911-1915.) She died on 17 AUG 2007 at Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts.
Colby, Grace L. 8/17/07

OBITUARY FOR MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2007 - Newburyport News with picture under separate cover

COLBY, Miss Grace Louise Colby, age 94, Newburyport native, died Friday evening, August 17, 2007 at Country Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Newburyport.

Born in Newburyport, June 10, 1913, she was the daughter of the late James Murray and Edna Louise (Titcomb) Colby and was a graduate of Newburyport High School.

A veteran of World War II, Grace served with the WAVES of the U. S. Navy from May 10, 1943 until being honorably discharged as a Seaman First Class on August 9, 1945. She was very proud of her military service during which time she was a public relations reporter, interviewing navy fliers returning from their tour of duty, sharing their achievements and heroic actions in publications throughout the country.

Upon her return to civilian life, Grace worked for the Byfield Public Library and wrote columns for the Newburyport Daily News, which her grandfather once owned. Grace was an avid reader and loved bird-watching and driving.

She was especially close to her cousin, Richard Thompson, who predeceased her, and his wife Kay, and leaves behind dear friends, including John and Ann Bell of Byfield.

A graveside service for relatives and friends will be held Tuesday at 11 A.M. at Belleville Cemetery, Newburyport. There will be no visiting hours. Arrangements are by Elliott, Woodworth & Rogers Family Funeral Home, 35 Green Street, Newburyport.

Parents: James Murray COLBY and Edna Louisa TITCOMB.

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