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Jacob COLBY was born about 1902 in New York. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Bennington, Wyoming 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.


Jacob Alanson COLBY was born on 2 OCT 1856 in Fillmore, Millard County, Utah. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Spring City, Sanpete County, Utah. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1870 in Holden, Millard County, Utah. (living at home with father and mother.) He died on 9 APR 1871. Parents: Jacob Ransford COLBY and Margaret SAMPSON.


Jacob B. COLBY was born in NOV 1800 in Weare, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 16 AUG 1850 in Weare, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 5 JUN 1860 in Weare, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Weare, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. He died on 31 MAY 1884 at Weare, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. SOURCES: (1) "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (2) "History of Weare, New Hampshire 1735-1888" by William Little, pub. 1888. Parents: Ichabod COLBY and Molly JONES.

Spouse: Sarah BROWN. Jacob B. COLBY and Sarah BROWN were married on 6 NOV 1823 in Weare, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, Jacob; Age: 23 years; Marriage: Sally BROWN; Date: 06 Nov 1823; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire.) Children were: Stephen B. COLBY, Amanda F. COLBY, John B. COLBY, Calvin F. COLBY, Henrietta COLBY (twin), Henry COLBY (twin), Helen A. COLBY.


Jacob B. COLBY was born in 1852 in Corinth, Orange County, Vermont. He appeared in the census on 17 JUL 1860 in Bradford, Orange County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Absolom J. COLBY and Resign MC KILLIPS.


Jacob Curtis COLBY was born on 27 NOV 1796 in Hanover, Grafton County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) He appeared in the census in 1850 in Bradford, Orange County, Vermont.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Jacob C. Colby 54 M Farmer $1,200 NH
Sarah P. 54 F NH
Sarah J. 18 F VT Y
Lorena H. 10 F VT Y
Jacob 78 M Farmer NH
Polly 80 F Conn
Amajiah Dolloff 16 M Farmer VT Y
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He appeared in the census in 1880 in Bradford, Orange County, Vermont.
Census Place: Bradford, Orange, Vermont
Source: FHL Film 1255345 National Archives Film T9-1345 Page 6D
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Jacob C. COLBY Self M W 83 NH
Fa: NH Mo: NH
Abigal H. COLBY Wife F W 67 NH
Occ: Keeps House Fa: NH Mo: NH
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He died on 27 SEP 1880 at Bradford, Orange County, Vermont. Jacob was a teacher at Bradford, Vermont, for thirty-two winters, as well as a carder and cloth dresser. He was a selectman of Bradford, 1848-1850.
(BOOK SOURCES: (1) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970; (2) "History of Corinth, Vermont" by Town of Corinth History Committee.) Parents: Deacon Jacob COLBY and Polly HUNTINGTON.

Spouse: Sarah D. JOHNSON. Jacob Curtis COLBY and Sarah D. JOHNSON were married about 1820. Children were: Mary H. COLBY, Sarah J. COLBY, Lorena H. COLBY, Helen N. COLBY.

Spouse: Abigail Hewes HEATON. Jacob Curtis COLBY and Abigail Hewes HEATON were married in JAN 1853 in Bradford, Orange County, Vermont. Children were: Zoe E. COLBY.


Photo Jacob Douglas COLBY was born on 29 AUG 1811 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine.
Name: Jacob Colby
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place:
Birth Date: 29 Aug 1811
Birthplace: Maine
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name:
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Father's Age:
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace:
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C52120-1
System Origin: Maine-EASy
Source Film Number: 12313
Reference Number: 2:F4DMSP
Collection: Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900

He appeared in the census in 1850 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Jacob Colby 39 M Mariner $500 ME
Eliza Colby 39 F ME
John H. Colby 14 M ME Y
Jonas L. Colby 12 M ME Y
Martin Colby 7 M ME Y
George Colby 3 M ME Y
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He died on 9 JUN 1854 at Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. He has Ancestral File Number 12M7-L92. He was buried in the Colby Cemetery at Westport, Lincoln County, Maine (BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.) Parents: Nehemiah COLBY and Phebe FINK.

Spouse: Elizabeth CONDON. Jacob Douglas COLBY and Elizabeth CONDON were married on 8 NOV 1834 in Brooksville, Hancock County, Maine. Children were: John Henry COLBY, Jonas Luther COLBY, Jacob Martin COLBY, George Washington COLBY.


Photo Jacob E. COLBY was born on 15 MAR 1879 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. He died on 4 MAY 1884 at Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. He was buried in the Colby Cemetery at Westport, Lincoln County, Maine Parents: Jacob Ruggles COLBY and Jessie Ann MCDONALD.


Jacob E. COLBY was born on 9 APR 1889 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. (living at home with father.) He died. Parents: Jacob Ruggles COLBY and Jessie Ann MCDONALD.


Photo Jacob Elisha COLBY was born on 22 APR 1882 in Vermillion, Sevier County, Utah. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Sigurd, Sevier County, Utah.
Census Place: Siguard, Sevier, Utah
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Jacob E. COLBY Self M M W 37 UT
Occ: Farmer Fa: UT Mo: UT
Martha E. COLBY Wife F M W 32 Tenn
Occ: Keeps House Fa: Tenn Mo: Tenn
Walter COLBY Son M S W 13 UT
Fa: UT Mo: Tenn
Maybelle COLBY Dau F S W 11 UT
Fa: UT Mo: Tenn
Jack I. COLBY Son M S W 9 UT
Fa: UT Mo: Tenn
Marinetta COLBY Dau F S W 7 UT
Fa: UT Mo: Tenn
George COLBY Son M S W 5 UT
Fa: UT Mo: Tenn
Victoria COLBY Dau F S W 2 UT
Fa: UT Mo: Tenn
Afton COLBY Dau F S W 5/12 UT
Fa: UT Mo: Tenn
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He appeared in the census on 18 APR 1930 in Sigurd, Sevier County, Utah. He died on 14 OCT 1939 at Sigurd, Sevier County, Utah.
Richfield Reaper
19 Oct 1939

J. E. Colby

Funeral services were held Monday afternoon in the Sigurd ward chapel for J. E. Colby, 59, who died Saturday morning at his home, after a lingering illness.

Carl Sevy of the ward bishopric conducted the services. Speakers were August Malmquist and Irvin L. Warnock. Musical numbers were the opening and closing hymns, "Sometime We'll Understand" and "Beautiful Land," sung by a chorus composed of Mrs. Morris Myers. Mrs. Leo Mallory, Mrs. W. F. Barron, Mrs. B. Hardy, Mrs. Peter Gurr, Mrs. Lamar Dastrup, Mrs. Rulon Jorgensen, Mrs. R. P. Howard and Miss Bernice Dastrup, accompanied by Mrs. R. E. Black; a duet, "Jesus Lover of My Soul," sung by Miss Bernice Dastrup and Garn Dastrup; a duet, "One Fleeting Hour," by Mrs. R. E. Black and Mrs. Lamar Dastrup. The invocation was by L. L. Dastrup; the benediction by William Condor. Chas. Jones dedicated the grave. Interment was in the Sigurd cemetery.

Pallbearers were Irel, George, Walter and Jack Colby, sons of Mr. Colby, and Augus Barney and Wayne Davis, sons-in-law.

Mr. Colby was born April 22, 1880, a son of Isaac and Mary Elizabeth Hoops Colby.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs Martha Robinson Colby; five sons, George, Irel and Yuzell Colby of Sigurd, Walter Colby of Venice and Jack Colby of Ogden; four daughters, Mrs. Angus Barney of Richfield, Mrs. Laverl Christensen of Redmond, Mrs. Wayne Davis of Sigurd and Mrs. James Montgomery of California; his mother, Mrs. Mary E. Colby; two brothers, Isaac and Edwin Colby of Sigurd, and two sisters, Mrs. Pearl Lazenby of Salt Lake and Mrs. Samuel Gurr of Sigurd.

He was buried on 16 OCT 1939 in the Siguard Cemetery at Sigurd, Sevier County, Utah He has Ancestral File Number 1H03-P3. Parents: Isaac Ransford COLBY and Mary Elizabeth HOOPES.

Spouse: Martha Etta ROBINSON. Jacob Elisha COLBY and Martha Etta ROBINSON were married on 17 MAR 1905 in Junction, Piute County, Utah. Children were: Walter Elisha COLBY, Martha Luella COLBY, Millie Maybelle "Mae" COLBY, Isaac Jackson COLBY, Maxine Juanita COLBY, George Alvin COLBY, Francis Victoria COLBY, Afton COLBY, Irel COLBY, Yuzella COLBY.


Photo Jacob F. COLBY was born in JUL 1820 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died on 13 SEP 1822 at Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He was buried in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (Bartlett- Union Cemetery.) Parents: Capt. William COLBY and Mary LONG.


Jacob Flanders COLBY was born on 16 MAY 1844 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850 for Salisbury, at School District No. 6.) He appeared in the census in 1850 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: 1850 Massachusetts Census. Salisbury, Essex County, page 3. Age 6.) He appeared in the census in 1860 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother) He appeared in the census on 7 JUN 1880 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living with sister Sarah and her family.) (BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.) Parents: Joseph Sawyer COLBY and Sarah MORRILL.


Jacob H. COLBY was born between 1780 and 1790. He appeared in the census in 1840 in New Boston, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. Schedule lists: 1 male under 5, 1 male 50 to 60, 1 female under 5, 1 female 20 to 30.

Spouse: Susan DAVIS. Jacob H. COLBY and Susan DAVIS were married about 1839. Children were: Celestia Jane COLBY.


Jacob Martin COLBY was born on 20 AUG 1843 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine.
Name: Jacob M. Colby
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place:
Birth Date: 20 Aug 1843
Birthplace: Maine
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Jacob Colby
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Elizabeth
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C52120-1
System Origin: Maine-EASy
Source Film Number: 12313
Reference Number: 2:F4DMXD
Collection: Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900
He appeared in the census in 1850 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1860 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. (living at home with mother and step-father.) Never married. Parents: Jacob Douglas COLBY and Elizabeth CONDON.


Jacob Peavey COLBY was born on 27 NOV 1854 in Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) Listed as male Colby.) He appeared in the census in 1860 in Dunbarton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Londonderry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. He died on 20 JUL 1881 at Dunbarton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He was buried in the East Cemetery at Dunbarton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire (BOOK SOURCE: "A Genealogy of the Descendants of Abraham Colby and Elizabeth Blaisdell, his wife Who settled in Bow in 1768" By one of them, Concord, NH Printed by the Republican Press Association 1895.) Parents: Alfred W. COLBY and Sarah Almeda PEAVEY.


Jacob R. COLBY was born on 23 MAR 1822 in Sanbornton, Belknap County, New Hampshire. Jacob was a mason with a very good business, several children, oldest son in the army.
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: Ensign COLBY and Rachel RUNDLET.

Spouse: Mary Ann WORTLEY. Jacob R. COLBY and Mary Ann WORTLEY were married in APR 1843 in Sanbornton, Belknap County, New Hampshire. SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, Jacob R., Marriage: Mary A. WORTHLEY, Date: Apr 1843; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire.


Photo Jacob Ransford COLBY was born on 1 JAN 1821 in Sardinia, Erie County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Davis County, Utah.
Occupants listed at this residence: 137 : 137 page 11
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Ransford Colby 29 M Farmer $100 NY
Margaret 19 F Ohio
Hannah 2 F Iowa
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He appeared in the census in 1860 in Spring City, Sanpete County, Utah. In 1860, Ransford lived in a household of 6, with a real wealth of $250 and a personal wealth of $800. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Holden, Millard County, Utah. In 1870, Ransford lived in a household of 7, with a real wealth of $300 and a personal wealth of $500. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Vermillion, Sevier County, Utah.
Census Place: Vermillion, Sevier, Utah
Source: FHL Film 1255338 National Archives Film T9-1338 Page 495B
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Ransford COLBY Self M M W 58 VT
Occ: Farmer Fa: MA Mo: ---
Jennette COLBY Wife F M W 47 NY
Occ: Keeps House Fa: SCOT Mo: SCOT
Abram COLBY Son M S W 22 UT
Fa: VT Mo: NY
James COLBY Son M S W 10 UT
Fa: VT Mo: NY
Melissa COLBY Dau F S W 7 UT
Fa: VT Mo: NY
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He appeared in the census in 1900 in Vermillion, Sevier County, Utah. He died on 15 NOV 1907 at Sigurd, Sevier County, Utah. He was buried on 17 NOV 1907 in the Sigurd Cemetery at Sigurd, Sevier County, Utah He has Ancestral File Number 245V-8S. He was a Farmer. He was ordained a Seventy.

Places of Residence:
Davis County - 1850
Sanpete County - 1860
Holden. Millard County, Utah - 1870

Parents: Abner COLBY and Cynthia GALPIN.

Spouse: Hannah CHILD. Jacob Ransford COLBY and Hannah CHILD were married in 1845/46 in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. Children were: Hannah COLBY.

Spouse: Margaret SAMPSON. Jacob Ransford COLBY and Margaret SAMPSON were married on 20 APR 1849 in Pottawattamie County, Iowa. (SOURCE: Iowa Marriages to 1850. Colby, Ransford married Sampson, Margaret on 20 Apr 1849 in Pottawattamie County, Iowa.)

Alt date: 23 Dec 1848 Children were: Martha COLBY, Cynthia COLBY, Isaac Ransford COLBY, Jacob Alanson COLBY, Abraham Thomas COLBY, Mary Elizabeth COLBY, Marum COLBY, Charles William COLBY, James Henry COLBY, Sarah Malissia COLBY.

Spouse: Janette E. LAIRD. Jacob Ransford COLBY and Janette E. LAIRD were married about 1876.


Photo Jacob Ruggles COLBY was born on 20 MAY 1851 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. He appeared in the census on 30 JUN 1860 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. (living at home with father and step-mother.) He appeared in the census in 1870 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. (living at home with father and step-mother.) He appeared in the census in 1900 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. He died on 11 NOV 1930 at Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. He was buried in the Colby Cemetery at Westport, Lincoln County, Maine (BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.)

Parents: Capt. Nehemiah COLBY and Nancy Wescott CONDON.

Spouse: Jessie Ann MCDONALD. Jacob Ruggles COLBY and Jessie Ann MCDONALD were married about 1878. Children were: Jacob E. COLBY, William Walter COLBY, Chester Douglas COLBY, Henry R. COLBY, Nancy M. COLBY, Jacob E. COLBY, Edith M. COLBY.

Spouse: Emily P. COLBY. Jacob Ruggles COLBY and Emily P. COLBY were married on 26 OCT 1902 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine.


Jacob Sargent COLBY was christened/baptized on 9 SEP 1750 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died in 1754 at Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He has Ancestral File Number 18GS-7W4. 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. Listed as Collby; (3). "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Jacob COLBY and Susannah SARGENT.


Jacob Sargent COLBY was born on 12 OCT 1755 in Newton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) He was baptized on 30 NOV 1755 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census in 1790 in Dunbarton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. free white males over 16: 1; free white male under 16: 2; free white females: 4. He appeared in the census in 1800 in Dunbarton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Free white males:
under 10: 1
10 to 15: 2
16 to 25:
26 to 44: 1
over 44:

Free white female
under 10: 3
10 to 15: 1
16 to 25: 1
26 to 44: 1
over 44:

He appeared in the census in 1810 in Dunbarton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Free white males:
under 10: 1
10 to 15:
16 to 25:
26 to 44: 1
over 45:

Free white female
under 10: 2
10 to 15:
16 to 25:
26 to 44: 1
over 45:

He has Ancestral File Number 18GS-7ZJ. Jacob served in the Revolutionary War, 1776, resided at Dunbarton, New Hampshire, 1776, where he signed the Association Test. Jacob Sargent Colby deposed in 1818: that he had enlisted with Thomas Colby of Bow, New Hampshire, "in his father's house' and had enlisted with Thomas, 6 Jan 1776.
SOURCES: (1) Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850, Amesbury. Listed as Colby; (2) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Jacob COLBY and Susannah SARGENT.

Spouse: Phebe PUTNEY. Jacob Sargent COLBY and Phebe PUTNEY were married on 15 SEP 1779 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: Dorcas COLBY, Capt. Jacob COLBY, Sarah COLBY, Jeremiah COLBY, Hannah COLBY, Jonathan COLBY, Mary COLBY, Nancy COLBY (twin), Fanny COLBY (twin).


JaCoy Elaine COLBY was born on 15 JAN 1990 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. She was christened/baptized on 4 MAR 1990 in West Jordon, Salt Lake County, Utah. Parents: Ronald Murvin COLBY Jr. and Bonnie Ann OVERSON.


Jacqueline COLBY was born on 13 DEC 1951 in Salina, Sevier County, Utah. She died on 13 DEC 1951 at Salina, Saline County, Kansas. She was buried on 15 DEC 1951 in Salina, Sevier County, Utah. Parents: Gerald Charles COLBY and Raymonde Helene VIEL.


Jacqueline Bella COLBY was born on 15 OCT 1879 in Whitefield, Coos County, New Hampshire. She appeared in the census on 20 JUN 1880 in Whitefield, Coos County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) She appeared in the census on 2 JUN 1900 in Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) (BOOK SOURCE: The Scott genealogy; Original data: Holman, Mary Lovering,. The Scott genealogy. Boston: Compiled for Harriet Grace Scott, 1919.) Parents: Alfred M. COLBY and Margaret Ruth DOSRINGTON.


Photo Jacquelyn COLBY was born on 8 AUG 1940 in Salina, Sevier County, Utah. She died on 8 AUG 1940 at Salina, Sevier County, Utah. She was buried on 9 AUG 1940 in the East Side Cemetery at Salina, Sevier County, Utah Parents: Murvin LeRoy COLBY and Nelda HANSEN.


Jacquelyn Jean COLBY was born on 21 DEC 1945 in Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin. Parents: Loren Earl COLBY (twin) and Margaret Joyce HILL.

Spouse: Gerald Lee CUMMINGS. Gerald Lee CUMMINGS and Jacquelyn Jean COLBY were married on 28 AUG 1969.

Spouse: Donnell Mac BARNHILL. Donnell Mac BARNHILL and Jacquelyn Jean COLBY were married on 25 SEP 1993.


James COLBY was christened/baptized on 23 APR 1758 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died young at Amesbury, 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. Amesbury; (3). "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Anthony COLBY and Sarah BRYANT.


Photo James COLBY was born on 27 OCT 1767 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) He died on 15 FEB 1829 at Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. The oldest son of Willaby and Sarah, was born on Ocetober 27, 1767 in Newton, NH. He, with his father, mother, and four uncles, moved to Bow, NH in the Spring of 1768. James and his father built many homes in Bow. On 24 Jun 1790, he married Susannah Stewart of Dunbarton. She was the daughter of James and Margaret Stewart and was born 23 Jan 1773 in Salem, NH. On 2 Nov 1790, he bought 13 acres with a barn, of John sulloway, the blacksmith, on Wood Hill, and the next year he bought 20 acres with the house. The buildings stood about half way from the height of land where the "liberty pole" stood, to the wall south, on the westerly side of the road. James died 15 Feb 1829 at the age of 61. His widow died 18 Dec 1848 at the age of 76 ys, 10 ms, 26 ds. They both are buried in the Evans cemetery on White Rock Hill Road in Bow, NH.
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; (3) "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: Willoughby COLBY and Sarah SARGENT.

Spouse: Susannah STEWART. James COLBY and Susannah STEWART were married on 24 JUN 1790 in Dunbarton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Children were: Willaby COLBY, Aaron COLBY, Willoughby COLBY, Levi COLBY, Abiah COLBY, Lucinda COLBY, Susannah COLBY, James COLBY, Charles Sargent COLBY.


James COLBY was born in 1768. He died on 10 NOV 1848 at Webster (Sabattus), Androscoggin County, Maine. Parents: Noah COLBY and Elizabeth DAVIS.

Spouse: Maria WOOD. James COLBY and Maria WOOD were married on 5 DEC 1787 in Wiscasset, Lincoln County, Maine. SOURCE: FHL Number 12309; COLBEY, James, Marriage: Mary WOOD, Date: 05 Dec 1787; Recorded in: Civil Records for Wiscasset, Lincoln, Maine. Children were: Joseph COLBY, James COLBY, John COLBY, Elias COLBY, Anna COLBY, Jonathan COLBY Esq., Samuel COLBY, William COLBY, Phebe COLBY.


Photo James COLBY was born on 1 AUG 1771 in Canterbury, 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 Holland, Erie County, New York. He died on 10 FEB 1855 at Holland, Erie County, New York. Buried at Hunters Creek Cemetery. He was buried in the Hunters Creek Cemetery at Wales, Erie County, New York Age listed as 79 years on the 1850 Census, Holland, Erie County, New York. Parents: Edmund COLBY and Mary (COLBY).

Spouse: Caity BROWN. James COLBY and Caity BROWN were married on 12 JUL 1791 in Boscawen, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, James; Marriage: Carty BROWN, Date: 12 Jul 1791; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire. Children were: Sarah COLBY, John Benjamin COLBY, James COLBY, Betsey COLBY.


James COLBY was born about 1780.

Spouse: Martha (COLBY). James COLBY and Martha (COLBY) were married about 1805. Children were: Hazen James COLBY.


James COLBY was born on 18 APR 1784 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (NOTE: There is some question as to whether James is a son of William Davis Colby and Elizabeth Straw.) Parents: William Davis COLBY and Elizabeth STRAW.

Spouse: Catherine FLOYD. James COLBY and Catherine FLOYD were married about 1810. Children were: Charles COLBY, Adaline COLBY, Lucy COLBY, Eliza COLBY (twin), Mary COLBY (twin), Hannah COLBY, George COLBY, Mary COLBY, John Quincy Adams COLBY.


James COLBY was born in 1786. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Wiscasset, Lincoln County, Maine. He died on 16 MAR 1852 at Wiscasset, Lincoln County, Maine. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 9767; Index to vital records prior to 1892 for Maine.)

Spouse: Mehitable COLBY. James COLBY and Mehitable COLBY were married about 1809. Children were: Rebecca COLBY, Mary E. COLBY, Alexander COLBY, William COLBY, Antonete COLBY, Frederick COLBY.


James COLBY was born on 14 AUG 1786 in Henniker, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Henniker, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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James Colby 63 M Farmer NH
Betsey 61 F NH
Abigail Newton 50 F NH
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He died on 26 FEB 1860 at Henniker, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.) Parents: Lieut. Levi COLBY and Katherine SMITH.

Spouse: Betsey NEWTON. James COLBY and Betsey NEWTON were married on 25 DEC 1810 in Henniker, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, James , Marriage: Betsy NEWTON, Date: 25 Dec 1810; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire. Children were: Nahum Newton COLBY, Lewis COLBY.


James COLBY was born on 7 JUN 1788 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died on 20 MAY 1850 at Amesbury, 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. Amesbury; (3) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Obadiah COLBY and Sally HOYT.

Spouse: Nancy RAND. James COLBY and Nancy RAND were married on 25 OCT 1809 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Emily COLBY, Richard S. COLBY, Eliphalet G. COLBY, Sally COLBY, John G. COLBY, James COLBY, Nancy COLBY, Infant Son COLBY, Hannah H. COLBY.


James COLBY was born on 26 AUG 1790 in Webster (Sabattus), Androscoggin County, Maine. He appeared in the census on 22 AUG 1850 in Webster (Sabattus), Androscoggin County, Maine. He appeared in the census on 5 JUN 1860 in Webster (Sabattus), Androscoggin County, Maine. He died on 21 JUL 1864 at Webster (Sabattus), Androscoggin County, Maine. Parents: James COLBY and Maria WOOD.

Spouse: Jemima PRESCOTT. James COLBY and Jemima PRESCOTT were married on 16 MAR 1832 in Richmond, Lincoln County, Maine. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 9767; Index to vital records prior to 1892 for Maine.) Children were: Lucy Ann COLBY, Charles Harrison COLBY, Ellen Victoria COLBY.


James COLBY was born in 1792 in Caledonia County, Vermont. He appeared in the census in 1840 in Monroe, Ashtabula County, Ohio. (1 son, 3 daughters, self and wife.) He appeared in the census on 24 AUG 1850 in Sheffield, Ashtabula County, Ohio. He died on 14 SEP 1876 at Monroe, Ashtabula County, Ohio. Parents: Ezekiel COLBY and Betsy AYER.

Spouse: Abigail CHESLEY. James COLBY and Abigail CHESLEY were married on 16 SEP 1819 in Wheelock, Caledonia County, Vermont. Children were: Betsy (ELizabeth) COLBY, Mary COLBY, John Frank COLBY, Adeline M. COLBY, Jane A. COLBY.


James COLBY was born in 1793 in New London, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He died. (BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.) Parents: James B. COLBY and Elizabeth GODFREY.

Spouse: Catharine (COLBY). James COLBY and Catharine (COLBY) were married about 1810 in New London, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.


James COLBY was born about 1794 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. Parents: Ebenezer COLBY and Betsey (Betty) COLBY.

Spouse: Eliz CAREY. James COLBY and Eliz CAREY were married about 1816.


James COLBY was born on 9 JAN 1798 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
Occupants listed at this residence: ??: 474
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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James Colby 52 M Farmer $1,500 NH
Abigail L 56 F NH
George H. 19 M Farmer NH
Sarah L. 18 F NH
Caroline M. 16 F NH Y
William C. 13 M NH Y
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He died on 19 JAN 1852 at Upper Alton, Madison County, Illinois. JAMES COLBY Purchased farm from Moses Long and Stephen H. Long on East slope of Emerson Hill, 3 mi. west of Hopkinton, NH. Sold property in 1850 and moved to Illinois. Purchased farm at Alton, lived near B.F. Long and G.W. Long. Parents: John COLBY and Sarah FLANDERS.

Spouse: Abigail Bailey LONG. James COLBY and Abigail Bailey LONG were married on 15 FEB 1826 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCES: (1) FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, James, Marriage: Abigail LONG, Date: 15 Feb 1826; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire; (2) "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: Infant Son COLBY, Lucy Long COLBY, George Henry COLBY, Sarah Lyman COLBY, Caroline Maria COLBY, Carlos William COLBY.


James COLBY was born on 30 MAR 1798 in Corinth, Orange County, Vermont. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. He appeared in the census on 13 JUN 1860 in Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. He appeared in the census on 26 JUL 1870 in Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. He died on 24 JAN 1871 at Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. He was buried in the La Belle Cemetery at Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin Parents: James COLBY and Caity BROWN.

Spouse: Abigail M. METCALF. James COLBY and Abigail M. METCALF were married on 23 JAN 1823 in Yorkshire, Cattaraugus County, New York. Children were: Jonas P COLBY, Emily COLBY, William Milton COLBY, Esther Patience COLBY, Wealthy COLBY, James Metcalf COLBY, Asa COLBY, John B. COLBY.

Spouse: Jane (COLBY). James COLBY and Jane (COLBY) were married about 1858. Children were: Lemuel E. COLBY, Amy COLBY.


James COLBY was born about 1799 in Weare, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. He has Ancestral File Number 1V65-M93. Parents: Levi COLBY and Elizabeth PAGE.

Spouse: Betsey (COLBY). James COLBY and Betsey (COLBY) were married about 1825. Children were: Levi J. COLBY, Orinda COLBY.

Spouse: Anna (Harrison) SHEPHERD. James COLBY and Anna (Harrison) SHEPHERD were married on 27 APR 1876 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.


Photo James COLBY was born on 1 OCT 1799 in Fryeburg, Oxford County, Maine.
Name: James Colby
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place: CIVIL, FRYEBURG, OXFORD, MAINE
Birth Date: 01 Oct 1799
Birthplace: CIVIL, FRYEBURG, OXFORD, MAINE
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Robert Colby
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Hannah
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C52129-1
System Origin: Maine-VR
Source Film Number: 10915
Reference Number: 2:176H99L
Collection: Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900
He died on 15 SEP 1874 at Fryeburg, Oxford County, Maine. He was buried in the West Fryeburg Cemetery at West Fryeburg, Oxford County, Maine (SOURCES: (1) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970; (2) "A Colby Family of Fryeburg, Maine," by John Threlfall, NEHGS Register Vol 125, April 1971.) Parents: Robert COLBY and Hannah KELLEY.

Spouse: Mary STERLING. James COLBY and Mary STERLING were married on 1 NOV 1823 in Fryeburg, Oxford County, Maine. Sept 20, 1823 Marr. Intent Mr. James Colby of Fryeburg and Mifs Mary Sterling of Conway. Cert. granted Nov 1, 1823.
(SOURCE: The Fryeburg Historical Society. "1777 thru 1844 Marriage intentions - Vol. 1 and Marriages - Vol. 1.") Children were: Richard Kimball COLBY, Albert S. COLBY, Lucretia Eaton COLBY, John Augustus COLBY (twin), Ann Augusta COLBY (twin).


James COLBY was born on 14 AUG 1805 in Ogden, Monroe County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Ogden, Monroe County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Ogden, Monroe County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Ogden, Monroe County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Ogden, Monroe County, New York.
Census Place: Ogden, Monroe, New York
Source: FHL Film 1254861 National Archives Film T9-0861 Page 288A
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
James COLBY Self M M W 74 NY
Occ: Farmer Fa: NH Mo: NH
Martha W. COLBY Wife F M W 62 MA
Occ: Keeping House Fa: MA Mo: MA
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He died on 18 JUN 1890 at Ogden, Monroe County, New York. He was buried in the Colby Street Cemetery at Ogden, Monroe County, New York Parents: Abraham COLBY and Sarah PRESTON.

Spouse: Martha W. PECK. James COLBY and Martha W. PECK were married about 1835. Children were: Adelaida COLBY, Oscar P. COLBY.


Photo James COLBY was born on 21 NOV 1808 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) He appeared in the census in 1860 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He died on 15 NOV 1876 at Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. SOURCES: (1) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970; (2) "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: James COLBY and Susannah STEWART.

Spouse: Eliza TAGGART. James COLBY and Eliza TAGGART were married about 1835 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Children were: Julia Ann COLBY, Aaron COLBY, Jane COLBY, Mary B. COLBY.


Rev. James COLBY was born on 12 MAY 1817 in Richmond, Lincoln County, Maine. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 873,925; History of Litchfield and an account of its centennial celebration, 1895. Pub. 1897.) He appeared in the census in 1850 in Litchfield, Kennebec County, Maine.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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James Colby 33 M Union Bap. Clergyman $500 ME
Mary 31 F ME
Carlista 10 F ME Y
Susan 9 F ME Y
Thomas W. S. 2 M ME
Daniel 2/12 M ME
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He appeared in the census in 1860 in Litchfield, Kennebec County, Maine. He died on 21 NOV 1869 at Litchfield, Kennebec County, Maine. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 873,925; History of Litchfield and an account of its centennial celebration, 1895. Pub. 1897.) Parents: John COLBY and Mehitable CLARK.

Spouse: Mary FOSTER. Rev. James COLBY and Mary FOSTER were married in 1839 in Maine. Children were: Carlista A. COLBY, Susan Harmon COLBY, Mary Ann COLBY, George W. COLBY, Thomas S. COLBY, Daniel/David COLBY, Ida Anna COLBY, Clara Ellen COLBY, Franklin COLBY, Benjamin Foster COLBY, Clara B. COLBY, John Marshall COLBY.


James COLBY was born on 1 MAR 1822 in Solon, Somerset County, Maine. He died young. (BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.) Parents: Enos COLBY and Lydia BABBS.


James COLBY was born on 13 SEP 1823 in Whitefield, Coos County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) He appeared in the census in 1850 in Whitefield, Coos County, New Hampshire.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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James Colby 26 M Farmer $900. NH
Lovina Colby 24 F. NH
Edward O. Colby 1/12 M NH
(NOTE: Lovina could be Laura, very hard to read)
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He appeared in the census in 1860 in Whitefield, Coos County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Whitefield, Coos County, New Hampshire.
Census Place: Whitefield, Coos, New Hampshire
Source: FHL Film 1254762 National Archives Film T9-0762 Page 199A
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
James COLBY Self M M W 56 N.H.
Occ: Farmer Fa: N.H. Mo: N.H.
Laura B. COLBY Wife F M W 54 N.H.
Occ: Keeping House Fa: N.H. Mo: N.H.
Abigail BAWLS MotherL F W W 78 N.H.
Fa: N.H. Mo: N.H.
Joseph STONE Other M S W 47 CAN.
Fa: CAN. Mo: CAN.
Mary A. KIDDE Other F S W 12 N.H.
Occ: Servant Fa: VT. Mo: VT.
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He appeared in the census in 1900 in Whitefield, Coos County, New Hampshire. He died on 22 FEB 1908 at Whitefield, Coos County, New Hampshire. Buried: Pine Street Cemetery, Whitefield, Coos County, New Hampshire. Parents: Col. Joseph COLBY and Sally KING.

Spouse: Laura B. BOWLES. James COLBY and Laura B. BOWLES were married on 11 JUN 1849 in Whitefield, Coos County, New Hampshire. SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976, COLBY, James, Marriage: Laura BOWLES, Date: 11 Jun 1849, Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire. Children were: Edward Oscar COLBY, Nellie Abby COLBY.


Photo James COLBY was born on 18 MAY 1824 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850 for Amesbury.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.
Census Place: Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Source: FHL Film 1254528 National Archives Film T9-0528 Page 397D
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
James COLBY Self M W W 55 MA
Occ: Laborer Fa: MA Mo: MA
Ida F. COLBY Dau F S W 25 MA
Occ: Works In Hat Factory Fa: MA Mo: MA
Ernest W. COLBY Son M S W 12 MA
Occ: At School Fa: MA Mo: MA
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He died in 1919 at Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He was buried in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (Bartlett-Union Cemetery.) He was a shoemaker/cordwainer in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.) Parents: James COLBY and Nancy RAND.

Spouse: Martha A. SAWYER. James COLBY and Martha A. SAWYER filed marriage intentions on 19 OCT 1845 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. They were married on 18 NOV 1845 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Ellen Maria COLBY, Anna Frances COLBY, Hannah COLBY, Mary Josephine COLBY, James Willey COLBY, Ida Florence COLBY, Ernest Warren COLBY.


James COLBY was born in 1827 in Jay, Essex County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Jay, Essex County, New York. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Blanchard C. COLBY and Lydia Ann MACE.


Photo James COLBY was born on 8 SEP 1828 in Bow, 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 Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living with father) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Canterbury, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
Census Place: Canterbury, Merrimack, New Hampshire
Source: FHL Film 1254765 National Archives Film T9-0765 Page 67B
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
James COLBY Self M M W 51 NH
Occ: Farmer Fa: NH Mo: NH
Silvania COLBY Wife F M W 46 NH
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NH Mo: NH
Edwin J. COLBY Son M S W 20 NH
Occ: Farm Hand Fa: NH Mo: NH
Ira L. COLBY Son M S W 16 NH
Occ: Farm Hand Fa: NH Mo: NH
George A. COLBY Son M S W 13 NH
Occ: Farm Hand Fa: NH Mo: NH
Arthur M. COLBY Son M S W 10 NH
Occ: Farm Hand Fa: NH Mo: NH
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He appeared in the census on 4 JUN 1900 in Canterbury, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He died in 1916. He was buried in the Oak Hill Cemetery at Northfield, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Purchased a river farm in Canterbury in 1856.
SOURCES: (1) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970; (2) "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: Reuben COLBY Esq. and Lucinda COLBY.

Spouse: Sylvania Hammond WOODBURY. James COLBY and Sylvania Hammond WOODBURY were married on 22 MAR 1857 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Children were: James Edwin COLBY, Ira Lewis COLBY, George Albert COLBY, Arthur Myron COLBY.


James COLBY was born in 1832 in New York. Parents: Samuel COLBY and Jemima NORTHRUP.

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