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Henry Curtis COLBY was born on 23 JUN 1949 in Tinton Falls, Monmouth County, New Jersey. Parents: Henry Curtis COLBY and Helen Alma KRETSCHMAR.


Henry Dean COLBY was born on 11 NOV 1888 in Unity, Marathon County, Wisconsin. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Holton, Marathon County, Wisconsin. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 17 MAY 1910 in Holton, Marathon County, Wisconsin. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 5 JAN 1920 in Abbotsford, Marathon County, Wisconsin. He appeared in the census on 11 APR 1930 in Brighton, Marathon County, Wisconsin. He died on 11 MAR 1937 at Brighton, Marathon County, Wisconsin.
"Funeral services for Henry Dean Colby, 47, town of Brighton farmer, who died of a complication of ailments on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. were conducted Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Colby residence. The Rec. C. Nulton, pastor of the Methodist-Episcopal church officiated, and burial took place in the town of Brighton cemetery.

Mr. Colby was born on Nov. 11th, 1889, at Colby, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Colby. His marriage to Miss Lucy Mayville took place on June 18, 1908, at Stevens Point. Mr. Colby spent the greater part of his life farming. He had been in ill health for the past year. He was a member of the Methodist-Episcopal church.

Surviving besides his widow are 10 children, Mrs. Gordon Lynn, town of Brighton, and Eleanor, Donald, Lowell, Floyd, Beverly, Dennis, Nancy and Virginia, at home, and Erna, Neenah. His mother, Mrs. Lottie Colby, Sacramento, Calif., two sisters and two brothers, Mrs. Maud Thompson and Percy Colby, Sacramento; Mrs. James O?Donnel, Owen; and William A. Colby, Abbotsford; and two grandchildren also survive."

He was buried in the Unity - Brighton Cemetery at Brighton, Marathon County, Wisconsin Parents: Hazen James COLBY and Lottie BLANCHARD.

Spouse: Lucy MAYVILLE. Henry Dean COLBY and Lucy MAYVILLE were married on 18 JUN 1908 in Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin. Children were: Leslie Dean COLBY, Lottie Loretta COLBY, Eleanora Mae COLBY, Donald Forrest COLBY, Erma Belle COLBY, Lowell Marion COLBY, Lloyd Edward COLBY, Beverly Ellen COLBY, Dennis Russell COLBY, Virjean COLBY, Nancy COLBY.


Henry Edwin COLBY was born on 2 SEP 1858. (date calculated from age given at time of death.) He died on 3 APR 1861. He was also known as Harry E.. He was buried in the St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery at Fayetteville, Franklin County, Pennsylvania Parents: George COLBY and Anna FOX.


Henry Emmerton COLBY was born on 14 DEC 1816 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine.
Name: Henry E. Colby
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place:
Birth Date: 14 Dec 1816
Birthplace: DEER ISLE,HANCOCK,MAINE
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Ambrose Colby
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Mary
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C50266-1
System Origin: Maine-ODM
Source Film Number: 873738
Reference Number:
Collection: Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900

He appeared in the census in 1850 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Henry Colby 34 M Carpenter $500 ME
Mary Colby 28 F ME
Mary B. Colby 8 F MA Y
Ambrose H. 6 M MA Y
Edward H. 2 M ME
Wilber B. 2/12 M ME
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He appeared in the census on 4 JUN 1860 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Belfast, Waldo County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. He died on 21 FEB 1895 at Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) He was buried in the Mt. Adams Cemetery at Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine (SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850 for Newburyport.) Parents: Ambrose COLBY and Mary BIRD.

Spouse: Mary Lydia HASKELL. Henry Emmerton COLBY and Mary Lydia HASKELL were married about 1840. Children were: Mary Bird COLBY, Ambrose Henry COLBY, Lucretia W. COLBY, Edward Haskell COLBY, Wilbur Osborne COLBY, Franklin S. COLBY, Lucretia T. COLBY, Martha C. COLBY, Sarah Eliza COLBY, Flora Alma COLBY, Theodore Parker COLBY, Annie M. COLBY.


Henry F. COLBY was born in 1859 in Derby, Orleans County, Vermont. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Derby, Orleans County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1870 in Derby, Orleans County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in JUN 1880 in Derby, Orleans County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: George R. COLBY and Harriet A. BATES.


Reverend Henry Francis COLBY was born on 25 NOV 1842 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 10 SEP 1850 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 22 SEP 1860 in Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio.
Census Place: Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio
Source: FHL Film 1255051 National Archives Film T9-1051 Page 104C
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Henry F. COLBY Self M M W 37 MA
Occ: Minister Fa: ME Mo: MA
Mary L. COLBY Wife F M W 34 MA
Fa: MA Mo: MA
Mary L. COLBY Dau F S W 7 OH
Occ: At School Fa: MA Mo: MA
Edward C. COLBY Son M S W 4 OH
Occ: At Home Fa: MA Mo: MA
Francis G. COLBY Son M S W 3 OH
Occ: At Home Fa: MA Mo: MA
Joanna WELCH Other F S W 24 OH
Occ: Servant Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Hannah M. BURNS Other F S W 24 OH
Occ: Servant Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
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He appeared in the census in 1900 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. He died on 9 MAY 1915 at Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio.
Name: Henry Francis Colby
Titles:
Death date: 08 May 1915
Death place: Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio
Birthdate: 25 Nov 1842
Estimated birth year:
Birthplace: Mass.
Age at death: 72 years 5 months 13 days
Gender: Male
Marital status: Married
Race or color:
Street address:
Occupation:
Residence:
Burial date:
Burial place: Ohio
Cemetery name:
Spouse's name:
Father's name: Gardner Colby
Father's titles:
Father's birthplace: Maine
Mother's name: Mary L. Roberts
Mother's titles:
Mother's birthplace: Mass.
GSU film number: 1983348
Digital GS number: 4095907
Image number: 1244
Reference number: fn 29941
Collection: Ohio Deaths 1908-1953


Rev. H.F. Colby, pastor first Baptist Church, Dayton. The gentleman whose name heads this sketch was born in Boston Highlands, Massachusetts, in 1842. He is the son of Gardner Colby a merchant of Boston. Most of his early days were spent in Newton, mass. He graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1862. After studying law for some months and spending nearly a year in Europe, he took a full course of study in the Newton Theological Institution, from which he graduated in 1867. In the fall of the same year, he came to Datyon, Ohio, and was ordained to the ministry and became pastor of the First Baptist Church. In this position he has continued fourteen years and has been settled longer in Dayton as a pastor than any other of the ministers in the city. In 1870, he was married to Miss Mary Lizzie Chamberlain, daughter of Edward Chamberlain, Esq., of Boston. He has four children, one daughter and three sons.


The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 12 page 105
Mrs. Mary COLBY Thresher.
DAR ID Number: 11269
Born in Ohio.
Wife of Brainerd Bliss Thresher.
Descendant of Jesse Davidson, of New Hampshire.
Daughter of Henry Francis COLBY and Mary Lizzie Chamberlin, his wife.
Granddaughter of Gardner COLBY and Mary Low Roberts, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Josiah COLBY and Sarah Dividson, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Jesse Davidson and Mary Dinsmore, his wife.
Jesse Davidson, 1775, enlisted at seventeen in the first company from Windham, under Capt. James Gilmore.
Parents: Gardner COLBY and Mary Lou ROBERTS.

Spouse: Mary Lizza CHAMBERLAIN. Reverend Henry Francis COLBY and Mary Lizza CHAMBERLAIN were married on 5 MAY 1870 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) Children were: Mary Low COLBY, Edward Chamberlain COLBY, Francis Gardner COLBY, Henry Roberts COLBY, Alfred Mansfield COLBY, Eleanor Thresher COLBY.


Photo Henry Francis COLBY was born on 18 SEP 1868 in Kittery, York County, Maine. He appeared in the census on 11 JUN 1870 in Kittery, York County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 14 JUN 1880 in Kittery, York County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1900 in Kittery, York County, Maine. He appeared in the census on 27 APR 1910 in Kittery, York County, Maine. He died on 23 NOV 1912 at Kittery, York County, Maine. He was buried in the 1st Christian Cemetery at Kittery, York County, Maine Parents: Matthew Newell COLBY and Abby Joslyn BOWMAN.

Spouse: Lavina Jane MAYHEW. Henry Francis COLBY and Lavina Jane MAYHEW were married on 3 AUG 1887 in Kittery, York County, Maine. Children were: Claude Raymond COLBY, Carmine M. COLBY, Wallace F. COLBY, Reginald Herbert COLBY, Chester H. COLBY, Cora F. COLBY.


Henry G. COLBY was born in MAR 1839 in Richmond, Chittendon County, Vermont. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Richmond, Chittendon County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.
Census Place: San Francisco, San Francisco, California
Source: FHL Film 1254079 National Archives Film T9-0079 Page 131B
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Henry G. COLBY Self M M W 41 VT
Occ: U.S.N. Paymaster Fa: VT Mo: VT
Mary C. COLBY Wife F M W 34 OH
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NY Mo: MD
Safford K. COLBY Son M S W 6 CA
Occ: At School Fa: VT Mo: OH
Frederick B. COLBY Son M S W 9M CA
Fa: VT Mo: OH
Mary F. WHITE Other F S W 25 IRE
Occ: Servant Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
May L. KEIRNAN Other F S W 22 IRE
Occ: Servant Fa: IRE Mo: IRE
Celia BRONSON SisterL F S F 24 OH
Occ: At Home Fa: NY Mo: MD
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He appeared in the census on 9 JUN 1900 in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland. He appeared in the census on 19 APR 1910 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. (listed as a lodger.) He appeared in the census on 21 APR 1910 in Vergennes, Addison County, Vermont. He appeared in the census on 19 JAN 1920 in Vergennes, Addison County, Vermont. (BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.) Parents: Safford COLBY and Lucy Marian GILETTE.

Spouse: Mary C. BRONSON. Henry G. COLBY and Mary C. BRONSON were married in 1872/73. Children were: Safford Kinkead COLBY, Frederick Bronson COLBY.

Spouse: Eliza S. (COLBY). Henry G. COLBY and Eliza S. (COLBY) were married about 1906.


Photo Henry G. COLBY was born on 4 MAR 1866 in Fairlee, Orange 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 on 21 JUN 1870 in Bradford, Orange County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Corinth, Orange County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother) He appeared in the census on 18 APR 1910 in Fairlee, Orange County, Vermont. He died on 3 MAY 1953 at Waterbury, Washington County, Vermont. He was buried in the Upper Plain Cemetery at Bradford, Orange County, Vermont Died in the Vermont State Hospital, Waterbury, VT. Information from Funeral Record, Hale Funeral Home, Main Street, Bradford, Vermont.
New and Complete Gazetteer of the U.S. (1854), p.371
FAIRLEE, a post-township of Orange co.,Vt., on the Connecticut and Pasumpsic Rivers railroad, 30 miles S.W. of Montpelier. Pop., 575. Parents: George W. COLBY and Roxanna MACK.

Spouse: Mertiee Maisette WOODS. Henry G. COLBY and Mertiee Maisette WOODS were married on 17 AUG 1897 in Haverhill, Grafton County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, Henry G. Age: 31 years, Marriage: Mertie WOODS Age: 23 years, Date: 17 Aug 1897; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire.) Children were: Nellie May COLBY, George H. COLBY, Sophia G. COLBY.


Henry Gardner COLBY was born on 17 AUG 1916 in Ohio. He appeared in the census on 17 JAN 1920 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 11 APR 1930 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee. (living at home with father and mother.) He served in the military on 5 NOV 1943.
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
Name:
Henry G Colby Sr
Birth Year: 1916
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Ohio
State: Georgia
County or City: DE Kalb

Enlistment Date: 5 Nov 1943
Enlistment State: Georgia
Enlistment City: Fort McPherson Atlanta
Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life

Education: 4 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Installer-Repairman, Telephone And Telegraph or Chief, Clerk or Railway Shop Dispatcher or Manager, Production or Entertainment Director
Marital Status: Married
Height: 00
Weight: 000

He died on 3 SEP 1994 at Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida. He had Social Security Number 412-01-7969.
Social Security Death Index
Name:
Henry Colby
SSN: 412-01-7969
Last Residence: 32207 Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States of America
Born: 17 Aug 1916
Died: 3 Sep 1994
State (Year) SSN issued: Tennessee (Before 1951 )

Parents: Henry Roberts COLBY and Mary K. (COLBY).

Spouse: Carolyn LEWIS. Henry Gardner COLBY and Carolyn LEWIS were married about 1940.


Henry H. COLBY was born in 1832 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 died on 23 JAN 1899 at Everett, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Parents: Benjamin B. COLBY and Phebe A. FOSTER.


Henry H. COLBY was born on 14 DEC 1837 in New York. He appeared in the census on 16 OCT 1850 in Nunda, Livingston County, New York. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 18 JUL 1860 in Corning, Steuben County, New York. (living with brother Newton and his family.) He appeared in the census in 1870 in Waterford, Camden County, New Jersey. He died on 28 SEP 1876. Parents: Col. Merrill COLBY and Dorothy THOMPSON.

Spouse: Emma J. BARTON. Henry H. COLBY and Emma J. BARTON were married on 25 DEC 1860 in Corning, Steuben County, New York. Children were: George COLBY.


Henry H. COLBY was born on 20 SEP 1848 in Madison, Richland County, Ohio. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Madison, Richland County, Ohio. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1860 in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 29 JUN 1870 in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio. In 1870 he was a cracker manufacturer in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio. He appeared in the census on 2 JUN 1880 in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California. In 1880 he was a policeman in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California. He appeared in the census on 7 JUN 1900 in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California. In 1900 he was a police sargent in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California. He died on 22 DEC 1918 at San Francisco, San Francisco County, California. He was buried on 26 DEC 1918 in the at San Francisco, San Francisco County, California Parents: Hubbard COLBY and Margaret ARMENTROUT.

Spouse: Josephine BROWN. Henry H. COLBY and Josephine BROWN were married on 24 SEP 1868 in Guernsey County, Ohio.


Henry H. COLBY was born in DEC 1869 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. (living at home with father and mother) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. (living with father) He appeared in the census on 5 JUN 1900 in Dauphin, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Parents: George Washington COLBY and Sarah J. BURSLEY.

Spouse: Virginia E. HARTRANFT. Henry H. COLBY and Virginia E. HARTRANFT were married in 1890. Children were: William Garrigues COLBY, Marshall H. COLBY.


Henry Harrison COLBY was born on 18 APR 1815 in Corinth, Orange County, Vermont. (SOURCE: FHL Film 0027514; General index to vital records of Vermont, early to 1870 Vermont. Secretary of State.) He died in 1842. Parents: Jonathan COLBY and Sally RING.

Spouse: Rachel P. BALL. Henry Harrison COLBY and Rachel P. BALL were married about 1837 in Vermont. Children were: Marietta COLBY, Roxanna COLBY.


Henry Harrison COLBY was born in 1824 in New York. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Spring Creek, Warren County, Pennsylvania. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Wayne, Erie County, Pennsylvania. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Allegheny, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Census Place: Western State Penitentiary, Allegheny, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
Source: FHL Film 1255086 National Archives Film T9-1086 Page 87B
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
H. H. COLBY Other M M W 56 NY
Occ: Farmer Fa: VT Mo: VT
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(NOTE: Their records show he was sentenced in March 1879 and spent a little over 2 years in prison. convicted of "incestuous adultery".)

He died on 1 DEC 1885 at Eldred, Mckean County, Pennsylvania. Parents: Henry COLBY and Elizabeth TERRILL.

Spouse: Susan E. WILLIAMS. Henry Harrison COLBY and Susan E. WILLIAMS were married on 25 FEB 1849 in Warren County, Pennsylvania. Children were: Lucinda COLBY, Euphena COLBY, Alvina COLBY, Nancy COLBY.

Spouse: Sarah A. DRIGGS. Henry Harrison COLBY and Sarah A. DRIGGS were married on 3 NOV 1858 in Warren County, Pennsylvania. Children were: Albert Henry COLBY, Frances Abigail COLBY, Urial S. COLBY, William Grant COLBY.


Henry Harrison COLBY was born on 1 AUG 1843 in Corinth, Orange County, Vermont. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Corinth, Orange County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother) He appeared in the census on 11 SEP 1860 in Orange, Orange County, Vermont. (living at home with father and step-mother.) He appeared in the census on 19 JUL 1870 in Orange, Orange County, Vermont. (living at home with father and step-mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Elgin, Wabasha County, Minnesota. (BOOK SOURCE: "History of Corinth, Vermont" by Town of Corinth History Committee.) Parents: Edson Emerson COLBY and Angeline P. DEARBORN.

Spouse: Hattie DICKEY. Henry Harrison COLBY and Hattie DICKEY were married about 1879.


Henry Hastings COLBY was born on 22 JAN 1885 in Butler, Montgomery County, Illinois. He died on 20 OCT 1957 at Houston, Harris County, Texas.
Name: Henry Hastings Colby
Death date: 20 Oct 1957
Death place: Houston, Harris, Texas
Gender: Male
Race or color (on document): white
Age at death: 72 years 8 months 28 days
Estimated birth year:
Birthdate: 22 Jan 1885
Birthplace: Butler, Ill.
Marital status: Married
Spouse's name:
Father's name: Carlos W. Colby
Father's birthplace: N. H.
Mother's name: Annie L. Rowe
Mother's birthplace: Ill.
Occupation: Tool Maker
Residence: Houston, Harris, Texas
Cemetery name: South Park
Burial place: Houston, Texas
Burial date: 23 Oct 1957
Additional relatives:
Film number: 2135870
Digital GS number: 4163619
Image number: 3024
Reference number: cn 55254
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
He was buried on 23 OCT 1957 in the South Park Cemetery at Houston, Harris County, Texas Parents: Carlos William COLBY and Anne Elizabeth ROWE.

Spouse: Ida Christine MILLER. Henry Hastings COLBY and Ida Christine MILLER were married on 22 FEB 1911 in Granville, Putnam County, Illinois. Children were: Stella Katherine COLBY, Caroline Elizabeth COLBY, Carlos Miller COLBY, John Henry COLBY.


Henry Hayward COLBY was born on 26 JAN 1922 in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey. (living at home with father and mother.) He died on 18 SEP 1996. Parents: Paul Keating COLBY and Ida HEAFNER.


Photo Henry Herrick COLBY was born on 15 APR 1845. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Tallula, Menard County, Illinois.
Census Place: Tallula, Menard, Illinois
Source: FHL Film 1254236 National Archives Film T9-0236 Page 251A
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Henry H. COLBY Self M M W 35 IL
Occ: Farmer Fa: NH Mo: CT
Mary E. COLBY Wife F M W 32 IL
Occ: Keeping House Fa: TN Mo: IL
Authur D. COLBY Son M S W 9 IL
Occ: At Home Fa: IL Mo: IL
Nellie COLBY Dau F S W 5 IL
Fa: IL Mo: IL
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He appeared in the census in 1900 in Rock Creek, Menard County, Illinois. He appeared in the census on 13 JAN 1920 in Rock Creek, Menard County, Illinois. In 1920 he was a farmer in Rock Creek, Menard County, Illinois. He died on 23 DEC 1926 at Rock Creek, Menard County, Illinois.
HENRY HERRICK COLBY
(15 Apr 1845 - 22 Dec 1926)



Henry Herrick Colby, son of Jonathan and Lydia Colby, was born in 1845, about four miles northwest of the church. His father was a native of New Hampshire, and his mother of Connecticut.

Mr. Colby was married to Mary Ellen Bone, daughter of Robert and Nancy Bone, in 1869. To them were born three children, only one of whom, Mrs. Nellie Cherry, wife of Rev. John T. Cherry, is now living.

A man of industrious habits and excellent business qualifications, Mr. Colby has been rewarded by success in his vocation, that of farming. Of a retentive memory, his fund of useful information on many subjects has been a store house from which he could draw when occasion demanded.

He is quick of decision, and his opinions are valued by his neighbors. He is an interested student of State and National affairs, and seldom fails to express his sentiments at the polls.

A regular attendant at Sabbath School and church, and well versed in the Scriptures, for many years he has been teacher of the Men’s Bible Class.


Parents: Jonathan N. COLBY and Lydia INGALLS.

Spouse: Mary Ellen BONE. Henry Herrick COLBY and Mary Ellen BONE were married on 9 SEP 1869 in Menard County, Illinois. (SOURCE: Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763 to 1900.) Children were: Arthur D. COLBY, Nellie COLBY, Infant Daughter COLBY, Rosalie COLBY, Nettie COLBY, Robert Lee Wyckoff COLBY.


Photo Henry Howard COLBY was born on 24 APR 1895 in Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan. He appeared in the census on 22 JUN 1900 in Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 3 MAY 1910 in Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 19 JAN 1920 in Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan. He appeared in the census on 14 APR 1930 in Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan. He died on 7 FEB 1988 at Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan. (SOURCE: Ancestry.com; Michigan Deaths, 1971-1996.) He had Social Security Number 377-07-6547 . He was buried in the Maple Hill Cemetery at Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan Parents: Rothwell Barker COLBY and Birdella Amelia BACKUS.

Spouse: Irma Loudy CHARTER. Henry Howard COLBY and Irma Loudy CHARTER were married on 18 JUN 1917 in Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan. (SOURCE: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925.) Children were: Howard Rex COLBY.


Henry J. COLBY was born about 1835.

Spouse: Amanda (COLBY). Henry J. COLBY and Amanda (COLBY) were married about 1857. Children were: Edwin Ferrin COLBY.


Photo Henry J. COLBY was born on 31 OCT 1910 in Sigurd, Sevier County, Utah. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Sigurd, Sevier County, Utah. (living at home with father and mother) He appeared in the census in 1930 in Sigurd, Sevier County, Utah. (living at home with father and mother) He died on 20 FEB 1978 at Mt. Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah. He was buried on 22 FEB 1978 in the Sigurd City Cemetery at Sigurd, Sevier County, Utah He has Ancestral File Number 2NRJ-QS. He had Social Security Number 528-20-8784 . State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Utah
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 84642
Localities: Manti, Sanpete, Utah


Henry J. Colby
Married Bessie Lenore Breinholt
Born: October 31 1910
Died: February 20,1978

I am Henry J. Colby. was born October 31, 1910 to John Henry Colby and Bertha Maria Lazenby in Sigurd, Sevier County, Utah. I don’t remember a great deal about my life till I was 5 years old. My father and mother bought a farm four miles northwest of Sigurd where we lived in the summer time and in the winter time we moved back to town so we could go to school.

In the fall and spring my two sisters older than me walked three miles to catch the school wagon in the morning and three miles back home after school. In the summer time I herded sheep along the canal bank. From the time I was 6 years till the time was 11 when my father died. We had an old gray horse named Mary Legs. We called her triggers no one knew how old she was we surmise she was past 20 years old. I learned to ride her very young, fell off her when I was 5 years old and broke my arm. We spent many happy hours. She taught me many things while I grew up.

When I was about 8 years old my father got too sick for us to move to the farm. Mary Legs not being a town horse every time she got a chance she would get out and go back to the farm She did this several times and I had to always walk down to The farm and get her. On one of these trips she decided not to let me catch her. She started toward the west hills which was about three miles in distance. She stayed just far enough ahead of me. I kept thinking well I’ll catch her anytime now. When we had gone about 1 1/2 miles I decided if I’d lay the bridle down she might let me up to her. There were several large rocks in the vicinity so I picked out one. I thought I could remember and laid the bridle on top of it and then preceded to tag Mary Legs on up through the foothills to the mouth of North Cedar Ridge Canyon. I had walked seven miles that day. All at once she stopped and let me walk right up to her. I climbed up on her back. As old as she was she didn’t need a bridle or a rope to ride her. You could take her mane and go anywhere you wanted to go. When I got back down to where the bridle should be it wasn’t there. I hunted and looked on every rock in the area I thought. It occurred to me that my mother never lied to me ever she had taught me that if I was ever in trouble I could pray to the Lord and he would help me. I rode over to a big rock, got off my horse and knelt down by the rock and told the Lord my troubles, that I couldn’t find the bridle and I didn’t dare go home without it. All this time Mary Legs stood perfectly still where I had got off her. I climbed upon a rock and then upon her back and without any encouragement she walked directly north just beyond where I had been looking, straight to the rock where the bridle was laying on. I knew then and I have known ever since that if you pray in earnest your prayers will be answered.

In the fall of 1918 I and Selda my sister would hitch old Mary Legs to the buggy early in the morning and drive down to the farm and turn the sheep out and watch them all day. In the evening we would hitch old Mary Legs to the buggy and go home. On this particular day we were herding the sheep in the field of lucerne and it started to rain. We went in the house so to keep dry. When the rain stopped we went out to see how the sheep were. We decided we should corral them and go home. The canal which was little way from the house, it started to break its bank and the water was going down through the field between us and the sheep. We didn’t know what to do so we started to holler at the sheep. For some reason they decided to go to the corral. They managed to get past the water before the canal broke too bad. It had rained so hard the canal broke in 72 places in a ten mile stretch. One of these breaks, not being more than four or five feet south of the house. Another quarter of a mile north of the house the floods came together from these two breaks just down through the field east of the house and we were surrounded with water and didn’t know what to do. So we locked the sheep in the corral went back to the house. We decided we would have to stay there all night because Mary Legs was with the other horses my father owned, standing on a high knoll out of the flood water above the state canal and we just couldn’t get to her. When we decided we couldn’t go home we’d have to stay there for the night then my cousin Wallace Lazenby came along on a horse and loaded us on behind him and in a round about way he took us over to my Uncle Moroni’s who lived about 1/2 mile away. The break north of the house had gone down between the two houses. While we were eating supper my father came walking across the field to Uncle Moroni’s. He had driven the old Model T Ford as far as he dared for fear he would get stuck and and walked through the mud and water to see what had happened to Selda and I. He told us we had a new baby sister. This was September the 3rd 1918.

Life went along for the next three years. Dad died February 21 1921. Life was a little hectic for a little while. Mother worked so hard trying to support her six children she had a nervous breakdown. As we got a little older Tillie went to work at the store and Selda and I did everything we could do thinning beets. We did any kind of work that could be done by children. I only had one pair of overalls and when they needed washing someone would wash them after I went to bed at night. They would be dry by morning.

When I wore my shoes out, there was no money to buy anymore. It was 1/2 mile from our place to the school house. I could make it home from school without getting my feet cold when there was about six to eight inches of snow on the ground and I went barefooted to school. I sure could run. As we grew older I was 14 years old in the 7th grade. The Drs told me I had a choice to make. Quit school or go blind, so I quit school. As we all got older we were able to get more work and earn more money so by the time I was 17 or 18 years old we were doing real good having what all we could eat and having what clothes we needed to wear.

In the summer of 1929 when I was 18 years old I got a job at the Jumbo Cement and Plaster Co. I worked five months. I made $4 a day. That’s the most money I made. Things went along pretty good until the depression of the 30’s hit, then we along with everyone else had a hard time of existing. During this period of time I met a (screwy) girl with foolish ideas and the first thing I knew I was a married man.

Your Grandmothers life story pretty well covers what has happened to me the rest of my life so far.

The End

J passed away February 20, 1978 from heart problems in the hospital in Mt. Peasant, Utah. He was buried February 22, 1978 in Sigurd, Utah

Parents: John Henry COLBY and Bertha Maria LAZENBY.

Spouse: Sylvia STEWART. Henry J. COLBY and Sylvia STEWART were married on 16 JUN 1932 in Junction, Piute County, Utah.
Details For Marriage ID#503618
Groom Last Name: COLBY
Groom First Name: Henry J. (21)
Groom Residence: Sigurd, Sevier, Utah
Bride Last Name: STEWART
Bride First Name: Sylvia (21)
Bride Residence: Antimony, Garfield, Utah
Place: Junction, Piute, Utah
Date: 16 Jun 1932
County of Record: Piute
State: Utah
Volume: A
Page: 199
Comment: Certificate # 235

They were divorced about 1934.

Spouse: Bessie Lenore BREINHOLT. Henry J. COLBY and Bessie Lenore BREINHOLT were married on 14 FEB 1935 in Manti, Sanpete County, Utah.
Details For Marriage ID#487911
Groom Last Name: COLBY
Groom First Name: Henry J. (24)
Groom Residence: Sigurd, Sevier, Utah
Bride Last Name: BREINHOLT
Bride First Name: Bessie Lenore (19)
Bride Residence: Aurora, Sevier, Utah
Place: Manti, Sanpete, Utah
Date: 14 Feb 1935
County of Record: Sevier
State: Utah
Volume: D
Page: 182
Comment: Certificate # 2103 Manti Temple

Children were: Edwin Jay COLBY, John Ray COLBY, Edna COLBY, Berkley Boyd COLBY, Arthur George COLBY, Ruth COLBY, Henry J. COLBY Jr., Allan James COLBY, William J. COLBY, Norman J. COLBY.


Henry J. COLBY Jr. was born on 4 JAN 1952 in Richfield, Sevier County, Utah. Parents: Henry J. COLBY and Bessie Lenore BREINHOLT.


Henry Jay COLBY was born on 11 MAR 1853 in New York. (death certificate say 11 Mar 1849.) He appeared in the census on 20 JUL 1860 in North Canaan, Litchfield County, Connecticut. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 12 JUN 1880 in Meriden, New Haven County, Connecticut. He appeared in the census on 23 JUN 1900 in Berlin, Hartford County, Connecticut. Parents: Joshua George COLBY and Ann OLLIVETTO.

Spouse: Ruth A. WILSON. Henry Jay COLBY and Ruth A. WILSON were married on 21 AUG 1874. Children were: Henry Jay COLBY Jr..


Henry Jay COLBY Jr. was born on 9 NOV 1882 in New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut. He appeared in the census on 23 JUN 1900 in Berlin, Hartford County, Connecticut. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Henry Jay COLBY and Ruth A. WILSON.

Spouse: Louise A. RONSTROM. Henry Jay COLBY Jr. and Louise A. RONSTROM were married about 1906 in Connecticut. Children were: Henry Jay COLBY III, Howard R. COLBY, Dorothy R. COLBY, Florence M. COLBY, Harold E. COLBY.


Henry Jay COLBY III was born on 18 SEP 1906 in Connecticut. He died on 17 FEB 1978 at Southington, Hartford County, Connecticut.
Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001 Record
Name: HENRY J COLBY
Death Date: 17 February 1978
Death Place: Southington, Connecticut
Age: 71 Years
Birth Date: xxxYOB
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: VERA
State File #: 04346
Residence: Southington, Connecticut
Gender: Unknown
Race: White
Hispanic Origin:


He had Social Security Number 047-03-1060 .
Social Security Death Index Record
Name:
Henry Colby
SSN: 047-03-1060
Last Residence: 06489 Southington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America
Born: 18 Sep 1906
Last Benefit: 06489 Southington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America
Died: Feb 1978
State (Year) SSN issued: Connecticut (Before 1951 )


Parents: Henry Jay COLBY Jr. and Louise A. RONSTROM.

Spouse: Vera R. DIXON. Henry Jay COLBY III and Vera R. DIXON were married about 1931. Children were: Henry Jay COLBY IV.


Henry Jay COLBY IV was born on 15 APR 1932 in New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut. He died on 16 MAR 2006 at Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Henry Jay Colby IV

Bucks County Courier Times

Henry Jay Colby IV passed away peacefully on March 16, 2006, at home in Southampton, Pa.

He was born in New Britain, Conn., on April 15, 1932, to Henry Jay III and Vera (Dixon) Colby. He graduated from State Technical Institute of Hartford, Conn. as an Industrial Engineer. He served his country in the Korean Conflict. He was employed by McBee in Athens, Ohio, Nicholson File in Philadelphia, United Engineers and Contractors, now Raytheon, in Philadelphia and Life Sciences in Philadelphia. He retired in 1997 and worked with his son full-time at Pro-Cel Mold in Ivyland, Pa. until recently.

He was a Boy Scout Leader for 25 years, and a Christian Service Brigade Leader for 15. He served his church, Feasterville Baptist for 36 years in various positions such as Treasurer, Deacon, Trustee and Chairman of the Elder Board. He also sang in the Church Choir. He was a lifetime member and served a few years as officer of the American Institute of Industrial Engineers (AIIE.) He enjoyed fishing, golf, bowling, woodworking, home improvements and spending time with his grandchildren.

Henry was very committed to his family, faith and the spread of the gospel. He provided a strong role model for his children and grandchildren. He was loved and will be greatly missed by all his church, family and friends.

He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Priscilla (Glennon) Colby; his children, Sharon (Dave) Powell, Kim (Russ) Haggerty and Henry Jay V. (Donna) Colby and seven grandchildren who all live locally. His sister, Carol (Dave) Navaretta of Lineville, Alabama and brother, Verner (Beverly) Colby of Forrestville, Conn. and also many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at Feasterville Baptist Church, 5th and Welcome Lane, Feasterville, Pa. 19053 at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, 2006.

Contributions may be made to the Henry J. Colby Memorial Fund, care of the Feasterville Baptist Church at the above named address or the charity of choice.


He had Social Security Number 047-24-7740.
Social Security Death Index Record
Name:
Henry J. Colby
SSN: 047-24-7740
Last Residence: 18966 Southampton, Bucks, Pennsylvania
Born: 15 Apr 1932
Died: 16 Mar 2006
State (Year) SSN issued: Connecticut (Before 1951 )

Parents: Henry Jay COLBY III and Vera R. DIXON.


Photo Henry Johnson COLBY was born on 17 SEP 1817 in Sunapee, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 11 JUN 1860 in Sunapee, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. In 1860 he was a farmer in Sunapee, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Sunapee, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.
Census Place: Sunapee, Sullivan, New Hampshire
Source: FHL Film 1254768 National Archives Film T9-0768 Page 394C
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Henry J. COLBY Self M M W 62 N.H.
Occ: Mail Carrier Fa: N.H. Mo: N.H.
Salley COLBY Wife F M W 65 N.H.
Occ: Keeping House Fa: M.E. Mo: N.H.
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He died in 1888 at Sunapee, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. He was buried in the Village Cemetery at Sunapee, Sullivan County, New Hampshire Parents: Jacob COLBY and Mariam BLAISDELL.

Spouse: Sally WINN. Henry Johnson COLBY and Sally WINN were married about 1837.


Henry Johnson COLBY was born on 26 JUL 1826 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. He died on 7 AUG 1832 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. He was buried in the Mt. Auburn Cemetery at Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Parents: Johnson COLBY and Ann THOMPSON.


Henry Johnson COLBY was born on 10 AUG 1832 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 2 SEP 1850 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) In 1860 he was a Clerk in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 3 JUL 1860 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. (living at home with mother.) He appeared in the census on 24 JUN 1870 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. Parents: Johnson COLBY and Elizabeth HOWE.


Henry L. COLBY was born on 1 NOV 1835 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.)
Name: Henry L Colby
Birth date: 01 Nov 1835
Birthplace: Warner, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
Father's name: Barnard S Colby
Mother's name: Deborah Dowling
Recording place: Warner, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
Film number: 1000378
Digital GS number: 4243701
Image number: 02068
Collection: New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900
He appeared in the census in 1850 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother) He appeared in the census in 1860 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother) He served in the military on 21 AUG 1862 in Civil War. Qtr. Master Serg. He died on 22 FEB 1868 at Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Film 1003063, Congregational Parish Records for Warner, New Hampshire.) The cause of death was listed as Consumption. Parents: Barnard S. COLBY and Deborah DOWLING.


Henry L. COLBY was born in 1841 in Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 6 AUG 1850 in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. (living with sister Rebecca Elizabeth Colby.) Parents: Colman COLBY Esq. and Mehitable Rebecca CARLTON.


Henry Layman COLBY was born on 20 APR 1873 in Boscawen, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Boscawen, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother) He appeared in the census on 15 APR 1910 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 6 JAN 1920 in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island. In 1920 he was a machinist in Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island. He died in APR 1928 at Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island. (BOOK SOURCE: "The History of Boscawen & Webster, New Hampshire, from 1878 to 1933." by Willis G. Buxton.) Parents: Ira N. COLBY and Amanda Jane HUNTRESS.

Spouse: Ida Mae COLBY. Henry Layman COLBY and Ida Mae COLBY were married on 25 MAY 1903. Children were: Margary Gertrude COLBY, Harry Huntress COLBY, Harry Huntress COLBY.


Henry Lincoln COLBY was born in MAR 1857 in Maine. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Moose River, Somerset County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Jackman, Somerset County, Maine. (living at home with mother.) He appeared in the census in 1900 in Jackman, Somerset County, Maine. He died in 1938. Parents: Helon Hilton COLBY and Nancy RAY.

Spouse: Ellen NEWTON. Henry Lincoln COLBY and Ellen NEWTON were married about 1887. Children were: Percy Lincoln COLBY.


Henry Lincoln COLBY was born on 7 MAR 1870 in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living with father) He appeared in the census on 2 JAN 1920 in Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died on 25 OCT 1941 at Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts. Parents: William Roberts COLBY and Caroline Agnes NORRIS.

Spouse: Eliza Winifred BEARD. Henry Lincoln COLBY and Eliza Winifred BEARD were married on 18 APR 1894 in Wenham, Cook County, Massachusetts. Children were: Edward Beard COLBY, Lawrence Carlton COLBY, Agnes Norris COLBY, Wilbur Sanderson COLBY.


Henry Louis COLBY was born on 15 AUG 1839 in Maine. He died on 15 MAR 1849. Parents: Rev. Lewis COLBY and Sarah Fuller GRIGGS.


Henry M. COLBY was born on 27 OCT 1839 in Whitefield, Lincoln County, Maine.
Name: Henry M.
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place: CIVIL, WHITEFIELD, LINCOLN, MAINE
Birth Date: 27 Oct 1839
Birthplace: WHITEFIELD, CIVIL, LINCLN, MAIN
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Nathaniel Colby
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Charlotte
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C52119-1
System Origin: Maine-VR
Source Film Number: 12312
Reference Number: 2:ZWG0FJ
Collection: Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900
He appeared in the census in 1850 in Whitefield, Lincoln County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother) He has Ancestral File Number 12M5-VTG. Parents: Nathaniel COLBY and Charolette LONGFELLOW.


Henry M. COLBY was born on 16 MAR 1881 in Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. 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: James A. COLBY and Jennie LIGHTBODY.


Henry M. COLBY was born on 22 MAY 1918 in Saugus, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died on 9 JUN 1991 at Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts. Parents: Henry Sylvester COLBY and Caroline L. LOVEJOY.


Henry Martin COLBY was born on 24 JUL 1839 in Rumford, Oxford County, Maine. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 9767; Index to vital records prior to 1892 for Maine.) He appeared in the census in 1850 in Rumford, Oxford County, Maine. (living with father) He appeared in the census on 16 JUN 1860 in Rumford, Oxford County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He served in the military from AUG 1861 to AUG 1862.
Name: Henry M Colby ,
Residence: Rumford, Maine
Enlistment Date: 30 August 1861
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Maine
Unit Numbers: 1047 1047
Service Record: Enlisted as a Musician on 30 August 1861
Enlisted in Company Band, 2nd Infantry Regiment Maine on 30 August 1861.
Mustered out Company Band, 2nd Infantry Regiment Maine on 15 August 1862


He appeared in the census in 1870 in Rumford, Oxford County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Rumford, Oxford County, Maine.
Census Place: Rumford, Oxford, Maine
Source: FHL Film 1254484 National Archives Film T9-0484 Page 324C
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Henry M. COLBY Self M M W 40 ME
Occ: Farmer Fa: NH Mo: ME
Nancy J. COLBY Wife F M W 34 ME
Occ: Keeping House Fa: ME Mo: ME
Wiat COLBY Son M S W 14 ME
Occ: At Home Fa: ME Mo: ME
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He appeared in the census on 23 JUN 1900 in Rumford, Oxford County, Maine. He died in 1905. Buried in The Rumford Center Cemetery. He has served as selectman and town clerk, and was a member of the Legislature. He was a short time in the second Maine band in the late war.
Parents: Joseph E. COLBY and Mary Jane F. MARTIN.

Spouse: Nancy Jackson FARNUM. Henry Martin COLBY and Nancy Jackson FARNUM filed marriage intentions on 24 DEC 1864 in Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 9767; Index to vital records prior to 1892 for Maine.) They were married on 1 JAN 1865 in Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 9767; Index to vital records prior to 1892 for Maine.) Children were: Wirt COLBY.


Henry Marvinus COLBY was born on 25 SEP 1836 in New York. He appeared in the census on 13 AUG 1850 in Johnstown, Rock County, Wisconsin. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 11 AUG 1870 in Oregon, Dane County, Wisconsin. He appeared in the census in JUN 1880 in Scranton, Greene County, Iowa. He appeared in the census on 21 JUN 1900 in Scranton, Greene County, Iowa. He died on 28 DEC 1921 at Scranton, Greene County, Iowa. He was buried in the Scranton Township Cemetery at Scranton, Greene County, Iowa Parents: Giles COLBY and Judith CHILDS.

Spouse: Mary Elizabeth BRADEN. Henry Marvinus COLBY and Mary Elizabeth BRADEN were married about 1867. Children were: Sydney COLBY, Samuel Jiles COLBY, Almyra COLBY, Catherine COLBY, George L. COLBY.


Henry Masters COLBY was born on 16 MAY 1934 in Maine. Parents: Henry Merton COLBY and Antoinette Marie "Nettie" MASTERS.


Henry Merton COLBY was born on 26 AUG 1904 in Rumford Center, Oxford County, Maine. He died on 23 OCT 1966 at Rumford Center, Oxford County, Maine. Buried in The Rumford Center Cemetery. He had Social Security Number 005-14-8716. Parents: Wirt COLBY and Julia Annie MARTIN.

Spouse: Antoinette Marie "Nettie" MASTERS. Henry Merton COLBY and Antoinette Marie "Nettie" MASTERS were married on 26 JUN 1926 in Maine. Children were: Infant COLBY, Henry Masters COLBY.


Henry Milton COLBY was born on 22 APR 1851 in Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. (calculated from age given on headstone.) He appeared in the census on 20 JUN 1860 in Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) He died from consumption on 1 APR 1877 at Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio. He was buried in the Mansfield Cemetery at Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio Parents: Henry COLBY and Thankfull R. KELSEY.

Spouse: Mary Caroline HIXSON. Henry Milton COLBY and Mary Caroline HIXSON were married on 17 DEC 1873 in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio. Children were: Artie Endora COLBY.


Henry Milton COLBY was born on 17 MAR 1853 in South Montville, Waldo County, Maine.
Name: Henry M. Colby
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place:
Birth Date: 17 Mar 1853
Birthplace: Liberty, Waldo, Maine
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Ebinezer Colby
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Nancy
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C52285-1
System Origin: Maine-EASy
Source Film Number: 11350
Reference Number: 2:S2TLVH
Collection: Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900

He appeared in the census in 1860 in Liberty, Waldo County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He was a farmer. Parents: Ebenezer COLBY and Nancy Cargill PRESCOTT.


Henry N. COLBY was born about 1807 in Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts. (BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.) Parents: Samuel COLBY and Lucy NICHOLS.


Henry Newton COLBY was born on 28 SEP 1868 in Dallas, Greene County, Missouri. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Colby, Thomas County, Kansas. (lving at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1910 in Helena, Alfalfa County, Oklahoma. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Liberal, Seward County, Kansas. He died in APR 1932 at Liberal, Seward County, Kansas.
From the Colby Free Press and Tribune; 13 November, 1930; Volume XLII, Number 5, Front Page, First Column

SON OF J. R. COLBY VISITS NAMESAKE

Finds Town and Country Changed During Long Absence

After many years absence a son of JR Colby, the venerable pioneer from who the city of Colby is named, returned Tuesday for a brief view of the places where scenes familiar to his childhood were hardly to be found any more. But it was an interesting hour or two for Henry Colby, who came here with his parents in a covered wagon in 1882 a lad of 11 and left again in 1886. A sturdy youngster, he had roamed around a great deal over the prairies and he thought he would never forget the landmarks by which he was guided then, but he found the town and the country so greatly changed that everything was entirely unfamiliar as though he had never been here. He even drove right past the old homestead without recognizing it. It was the quarter where Herman Rodenbeck lives thee miles south of town.

Settlers were extremely scarce in Thomas county when the pioneering Colby family arrived here and they were very much thrown upon their own resources. For meat they killed the antelope that swarmed the prairies. The buffalo had been driven out by the relentless white hunters and just one did they see, but antelope were still plentiful. For money they hauled freight from Oberlin and from the Union Pacific lines.

When the crest of the immigration tide set in a couple or three years after the Colby family arrived, they came to the Colby townsite and put up a hotel. It is the building more familiar to later comers as the Beaver house, but then it was known as the Colby hotel. The grand opening was held before the roof of the house was completed and they had forty guests at the first meal. By the way the property still stands. Once it occupied the corner where the Pyramid Oil Station now dispenses gas and oil for automobilists. The Taylors moved the old house back to the rear of their lots but it is still used for a rooming house. When the Colbys decided to leave Colby they sold the hotel to the late Sam Youssey who used it for home base in his stage line and freighting operations for several years. Besides the hotel the Colbys had acquired their original homestead, a timber claim and a quarter of school land, all of which were sold when they left and the price was moderate.

The Colby family moved to Russell county, and later to Oklahoma. They were a frontier type and restless. New countries called them with a power that must be heeded. The old gentleman died in 1920 at Leedy, Okla., at the age of 88 years, most of which had been spent on the frontiers. His wife died a few months later.

There was a large family of children. The eldest was Annie Colby, a very intelligent girl, who was the first school teacher in the county. Too young to get a certificate, she taught nine terms of school before her death at the age of 22. In those days school districts were not organized, but in some communities where a few families had gathered they would raise a small salary by subscription of money amoung the parents and hire a teacher for a few weeks or months to teach ABC's. It was thus that Miss Colby managed to get in so many terms in so short a time. After the family moved to Russell county she was married and a year later died in childbirth at Sterling, Kansas. One of the younger boys also died in Russell county from the kick of a pony, but the others are all living.

The sons of JR Colby living are Henry, who visited us, and who lives on a farm six miles north of Liberal, Kas. He returned to Kansas after trying many locations in the far west. He is a man of 62, and still very sturdy.

Parents: Joseph Ritner COLBY and Mary Jane WELTON.

Spouse: Margaret COUPE. Henry Newton COLBY and Margaret COUPE were married about 1908. Children were: Mary A. COLBY, John R. COLBY, Beatrice N. COLBY.


Henry O. COLBY was born on 19 JUN 1805 in Denmark, Oxford County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Denmark, Oxford County, Maine.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Henry O. Colby 44 M Farmer $400 ME
Louisa Colby 43 F ME
Endorica Colby 19 F ME
Maria D. Colby 18 F ME Y
Elizabeth L. Colby 16 F ME Y
Sarah A. Colby 12 F ME Y
Hellen P. Colby 9 F ME Y
Samuel H. Colby 7 F ME Y
Elizabeth Snow 70 F ME
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He appeared in the census in 1860 in Denmark, Oxford County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Denmark, Oxford County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Denmark, Oxford County, Maine. (living with son Samuel) He died on 20 APR 1888 at Denmark, Oxford County, Maine. (BOOK SOURCE: "One Branch of the Colby Family" by Eugene C. Colby, 1900; revised by Alice H. Colby, 1950.) Parents: Samuel Cummings COLBY and Anna MILLER.

Spouse: Lousia SNOW. Henry O. COLBY and Lousia SNOW were married in 1830. Children were: Eudoxica M. COLBY, Maria Dana COLBY, Elizabeth Snow COLBY, Sarah Ann COLBY, Helen Paine COLBY, Samuel Henry COLBY, Charles Edwin COLBY.


Henry or Harvey COLBY was born in 1777 in Corinth, Orange County, Vermont. FHL shows Rumford, Washington County, New York. The only Rumford, Washington County I can find is in Vermont.
He has Ancestral File Number XBRS-PX. Henry was the first baby born in Corinith. Parents: Capt. Ezekiel COLBY and Sarah/Sally FOWLER.

Spouse: Louise HADLEY. Henry or Harvey COLBY and Louise HADLEY were married on 10 DEC 1801 in Corinth, Orange County, Vermont.

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