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Joshua H. COLBY was born on 11 OCT 1851 in Courtland, Kent County, Michigan. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Courtland, Kent County, Michigan. (living at home with father and mother.) He died on 6 JUL 1925 at Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan,. His obituary appeared in the Grand Rapids Herald, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan on 8 JUL 1925.
Grand Rapids Herald
Wednesday, July 8, 1925

J. H. Colby, Former Brown & Sehler Co. Executive, Expires

Joshua H. Colby, aged 74, vice president of Brown & Sehler company until his retirement a year ago, died Monday in Ann Arbor. Mr. Colby was well known to hardware dealers throughout western Michigan, having been engaged in that business for many years.

He was born in Courtland, and after finishing his education, went to Rockford where he conducted a hardware business for three years, later moving to Muskegon Heights, and then to Hart, where he established the Colby-Stitler company.

His connection with the Brown & Sehler company extends over a period of about 12 years, he becoming vice president upon the death of Mr. Brown some years ago. He was a member of Fountain Street Baptist church and of the masonic order. For many years he lived at 115 Madison ave., SE.

Besides the widow, he is survived by one son, Dr. Walter Colby, professor at the University of Michigan. Funeral services will be held in Muskegon, Wednesday afternoon.
He was buried in Muskegon, Muskegon County, Michigan,. Parents: Horace C. COLBY and Ruth BARKER.

Spouse: Satie MASSIE. Joshua H. COLBY and Satie MASSIE were married on 7 OCT 1879 in Rockford, Kent County, Michigan.


Joshua Harlan COLBY was born on 11 SEP 1846 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. In 1870 he was a carriage trimmer in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 28 JUL 1870 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living with grandfather Joshua Colby.) He died on 20 SEP 1879 at Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) SOURCES: (1) Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850. Amesbury at Corner; (2) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: William Pecker COLBY and Lois Kelley BANCROFT.


Joshua Keith COLBY was born on 14 NOV 1980. Parents: Keith Donald COLBY and Lisa ALBECKER.


Reverend Joshua M. COLBY was born on 4 DEC 1795 in Henniker, 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 Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Joshua Colby 54 M Farmer $3,000 NH
Abigail 61 F NH
Henry Colby 28 M Farmer NH
Thankfull 27 F NH
James 1 M NH
Mary A. 21 F NH Y
Rhoda C. 17 F NH Y
John Kelsey 54 M Farmer NH
Charles Henry 19 M NH Y
(Nte: John Kelsey is Thankfull's father)
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He appeared in the census in 1860 in Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. He died on 20 DEC 1864 at Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire. He has Ancestral File Number 3RWG-Q6. He was buried in the Pleasant Street Cemetery at Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
Joshua was a farmer, minister, and Representative in the legislature from Claremont, 1857 and 1859. He was ordained at Chelsea, Vermont, 5 Jul 1840, as a local preacher of the Methodist denomination by Bishop Roberts, and he preached at Claremont from 1839 to 1864.

Letters to his family:

Date: A.D. 1842
To: Mr. Horace Colby
Hastings Post Office
Richland County, Ohio
Postmark: Claremont, N.H.
Dec. 15
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Unity December 12, 1842

Beloved Children, I improve this opportunity to inform you that we are enjoying a tolerable degree of health. I have been lame since the (four) (?) of August in one of my knees but am some better. Brother Barkers folks are well. I read your letter to Br. Barker informing us that you were well which was good news to us. Stating also that you had gone out to Wisconsin to see that country and that you had some idea of moving out there but wanted our advice whether it was best to go there or not. I do not feel it my duty to advise you in this case for if the way that I should advise should prove to your disadvantage then I should be blamed. I want you to do that which will be for your best good. You know more about the western country than I do. Of its advantages or disadvantages. Perhaps as you are raising up a family it might be for the best for you to go where land is cheap and go to farming, but you must (act) your own pleasure. If it would be as well for you and your family I should like to have you move back and live on my farm and carry it on or help carry on next year and after that Harlow leaves me and you might carry it on at such shares as would be right. I shall be owing about seven hundred dollars towards my half of the Glidden farm and I shall have hard work to pay it if times continue to be as hard as it is now. It is almost impossible to guit any money. Everything is very low here. Pork at 4cts per lb. Beef 2.50. net butter 12 1/2 (barter) (pay) cheese 30 3/4, corn 50 cts., wheat $1.00, potatoes 17, oats 25 ct. and (dull) sale at that. The mail road from Albany to Boston brings in the produce so cheap from the west. it brings our prices down. But we are going to try the dairy business and pork. We have bought 5 shoats for 8 dollars. I did not raise any pigs

Arnold Merrill has experienced religion.

We are designing to move down to the other farm the last of March if nothing in providence prevents and this farm will be left the house which is well finished and (convessing) will be left empty. If you should think of coming home it would be best to come as early in the spring as would be safe and convenient and perhaps you would suffer loss by coming. You have bought your furniture and would have to loose on that and when you arrived here you would have to purchase again. Brother Barker dont say what he think exactly but he has a favorable opinion of the Western country. Sister Barker don't want to advise you against your interest but she want to have Ruth some where so that she can visit her. Stil she says she wants you to do for the best. Your aunt Rhoda is sick and has been for a year and is thinking that she will never be able to do any more work. Dolly has taken charge of the boarding house. Henry is teaching school in Springfield V.T. for three months commence 1st Dec. Our school began this morning. I should be very glad to see you all. The Lord is (reviving) his work most gloriously in N.H. & V.T. Hundreds and thousands have been converted. Glory to his blessed name. I must close by saying save all you can gain all you can honestly. Be fervent in spirit serving the Lord.

Horace Colby Yours J.C.
Ruth Colby Joshua Colby
Isaac C. Colby
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N.B. write to me as soon as convenient what you intend to do. J.C.
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To: Mr. Horace Colby
Cortland Kent County
Michigan

Postmark: Claremont, N.H.
May 21
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Claremont 18, 1845

Beloved son I take this opportunity to write to you. We are all enjoying usual health and I hope these lines will find you and your family enjoying the same blessing of divine providence. I have disposed of all your produce. Your potatoes we sold at various prices from 25.cts to 2 shillings, your corn I sold for 4 shillings per bushel, your wheat I could not sel at any price that would do good and I and Henry have taken it to use and have sold our own. Your wheat was sprouted and is not good. It make (clamy) bread but we takes it and allow you $1. 25 as much as we could sel ours for. To sow we turned in some of it to pay some of our Mecanic debts. We have turned every thing the best we could as we throught for your interest. Had we have kept the potatoes until now they would have sold from 37 1/2 cts to 50 cts per bushel and corn at this time is worth 75 cts but perhaps in 3 days it may be down to 58 cts. It has been down to 58 since I sold yours. Corn is governed in price (and) by the weather. We have had a cold dry backward spring for the most part but we are now having a warm rain storm which makes everything start. The potatoes if we had kept them til now we could not draw them to Claremont now in the midst of planting and at this season of the year and when potatoes are so high there is no man that would buy more than two or three bushels apiece so that it would have been attended with a good deal of trouble and lots of time and many of those that buy potatoes have not the money to pay down so if we had retailed in small lots we might have lost considerable. Henry drawed all of the potatoes to Claremont with my horse and I guess it took him more than ten whole day put all parts of days together. There was 14 1/2 bushels of corn left after fatting the hogs, and your potatoes held out about 75 bushls. I fattened your hogs and thrashed out all of your corn old and new but six bushels that (Urvis) cut and drawed your corn to Claremont for which I do not tax you anything for. We hired a hand in the fall to help dig the potatoes and had to pay the money and Henry though that he should tax you ten dollars for the work and his time of silling and drawing your stuff to Claremont but he gives you credit of one dollar & 75 cts for keeping his heifer last summer which leaves $8.25 out of your stuff. The whole of the money now due to you amounts to twenty three dollars and thirty four cents. I (riss) 25 cts of Mr. Whipple for your mending his fence. Business is brisk at Claremont village there is no lofers there now all have employ. The two button factorys doing good business & there is our new Woolen Mill a fitting up to be ready to go as soon as the wool is off of the sheep. It is the old (Meactrom) Mill where Mr. Russel worked. Butter is worth 12 1/2 cents and cheese is worth 7 1/2 and scarce at that. The appearance now that the is dairy business will be better this year Beef and pork is high at this time. The beef & pork that was barreled is shipped to (srofe) so that beef is (quick). I am in hopes that times will be better if the locos do not repeal the tarif and Polk don't poke us into a bloody war with Mexico and England which I fear will be the case. If it should Texas will be a dear country to us but I hope for the best. There is a prospect of our having a railroad from Boston via (Keen) and Bellows falls through Claremont to Burlington and Mt. (Brall). The subscription is taken up to Bellows falls they are about to commission the building of the road. The engineer is now surveying the rout through Claremont and so on to Lake Shamplain. It is thought that in 2 years that we should hear the engine whistle up the Connitticut. Write to me when convenient. Be dilligent in business fervent in spirit serving the Lord.
Yours JC
Joshua Colby
I have enclose twenty four dollars

Respected Friends as I have an opportunity to write a few lines I will improve it. I am still digging in the dirt and tuff as a (not). Bsiness goes off first rate. We have got most through planting corn. I once more visited last winter the desolate region of Hennikere. Found the folx about the same as they use to be. Harriet Houe was married last winter and moved to Vermont. Ruth if you examine the catalogue I sent you close you will find the names of some of your old associates recorded there. I had a very pleasant time there and if nothing prevents I shall return in the fall. I dont like to work all the time you know. I was sorry to hear that you did not like Michigan for I was in hopes those bright anticipations when I last saw you would not be blighted. Ruth I guess Ira's wife has beat you for she turned her young ones out to grass long ago. Send me a paper now and then and excuse my poor writing for I wrote it in a hurry.
Yours JC
Joshua M. Colby
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To: Mr. Horace Colby
Cortland
Kent County
Michigan
Postmark: not legible
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Claremont July 25, 1846
Beloved Son I find a leisure day so that I can take my pen to scribble a few lines to you it being a very rainy day. We are enjoying a comforter (bledigre) of health except myself having a very lame side caused by the fracture of one of my ribs a few days ago done by a cow in taking her to the bull and is painful and very sore and I fear will trouble me sometime. I cannot do much at present and I am afraid I shant be able to (moy) pitch and rake as I have for 3 weeks past. We began to hay the first day of July. Got in about 25 tons of hay. Have about 3 tons out. We are having a (rite) hay season. Grass is good and our wheat is very stout and is now as flat on the ground as if a log had been rolled over it. Some of it (lodged) before it was harvested but if this storm does not injure it we shall have a great crop. Oats are stout and corn is earlier by 2 weeks then I ever knew. It has been (silked) 2 weeks and is very long (graiel ) corn. We have about 7 acres. In fact every thing looks well. We have managed both farms with our hired hand until haying and have got along very well by working hard on my Unity farm. I have 2 acres of corn & 2 1/2 bushels sowing of wheat. 8 1/4 acres oats. All look well. We lost about half of my hay on that farm the first week in this month. I should think we should get about 70 tons of hay (times doal). No sale for wool as yet nor sheep & lambs. The law trying to destroy the tariff has ruined the sale of sheep and wool. We have no way got any money even to pay my taxes with until we sell the cheese. We are making a fine lot. Have made over 1500 lbs. but I expect it will be plenty and command but a low price. This town is going ahead in the manufacturing business. They have obtained a number of Charters for Manufacturers and a charter for a bank from our Whig Legislature. The radical disruptives are down I hope forever in this state. The Whigs and abolitionists have united together and put a stop to the reign of terror. Harlow and Joshua are still in Lowell. It appears by the Richland Jeffersonian that Hubbard has left the (edditional). Chail Asset got married to a Miss Armntraute and has set up an office near his father at Stowe in the practice of law. Grandmother Barker has been very sick but got better so that she has gone up to (Massnirs) and the probability is she will spend the remainder of her days there. Not because she was not treated well for she says she never was more kindly treated by any that she ever lived with than she has been by (Emile) Damils folks. But Hannah had to be there all of the time when she wanted to be home and the old lady is so feeble that she can't do her work so Hannah concluded I understand to take her home.

I should like to see you all and how you get along out there and take a (peep) among your wheat and corn and see your garden and see if it is better than mine is. I wonder if you have any berries out there to make pies of. I feel anxious for your spiritual and (temperal) welfare and hope this will find you enjoying health of soul and body. My rib pains me so that it is hard work to write so I must close. Write to me how you are and how much you have got plowed and how much corn and wheat (s.c.) you have got growing and how they look and (partice) (loss) about everything.
Yours Respectfully
Horace Colby Joshua Colby

Sunday Morning July 26, A s there is some blank paper I set down to write a little more. We are soon agoing to the house of mourning. The funeral of Mrs. Allen is this morning at 9 o'clock. She died with the consumption. There have been quite a number of deaths in this town this summer. A sad accident happened on the 4 of this month. While celebrating the day the cannon burst while there was hundreds standing around on the common. A Mr. Fails who was standing about seven rods off was instantly killed by a piece of the gun which stove in his breast bone and pierced through his heart. He had a wife. Had been married but six months. These things remind us that in the midst of life we are in death & see and feel the importance of living in a full preparation to leave this world for the world of Bliss and Glory. May this be our constant aim amidst all our toil and chores. I glorify God in our bodies and spirits which are his that we may be glorified together with our Lord Jesus Christ.
J.C.

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To: Mr. Horace Colby
Cortland Kent County
Michigan
Postmark: Not legible
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Lowell Mass, July 26 /46
Respected Brother your favor of the 10 was gladly received and we hasten to reply. My health is not very good at the present. Working in the mill in hot weather does not agree with me so well as it does with some. I have worked here most a year. I was sick with the measles 2 weeks last spring. I had them hard and they left me with a cough. It is very sickly here now owing to some extreme hot weather we have had. But now it is a cool dull cloudy spell.

I visited Boston on the 4. There was the greatest crowd on the common in the evening to witness the exhibition of fire works that I ever witnessed. And the cry of War has caused much excitement. In Lowell handbills have been posted calling for volunteers but few responded to the call.

I like living in Lowell first rate but it costs a good deal to live here. And boarding out is the worst of all. We board at No. 4 a girl Boarding house. I would not board at the man Boarding house if they would give me my board. I have now 80 cts a day. I have had 92 the most of the time tending picker. But I have changed my work and is not so hard. Jerry has promised me the first Grinders chance there is if I will stay but I don't know whether I shall or not.

Lowell is laying great plans for the future. It is in a flourishing condition at the present. Manufactorys clear from 20 to 24 per cent annually. No fires here this summer yet a good many sudden deaths caused by falling from new mills that are building.
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The Tremont Corporation is building a new Block this summer expressly for the overseers. I expect Jerry will have a tenement there when they are done but I don't know certain. They are all well as common. They have got another fat boy most a years old. He has got as noisy a pact of young ones as you can scare up anywhere. Aunt Rhoda is getting along well and lives in style. Dol, she is here there and every where almost. Sarah is with Rhoda this summer.

Abe Sanborn of Unity N.H. is down here to work in the mill. I don't know anything more of the Unity folks. I want to hear from Mr. Barker's folks Angela and John.

Ruth where's you pen hunt it up and if you can't find it whittle out a picked stick.

Why I've been here most a year and not heard a word from you nor Hubbard until now. He I suppose is married. I saw it in the paper that's all the way I know. Delay not so long again. Mother was down here last winter and had a good visit. I think I shall go home in September to see the folks.

I must draw to a close. Wishing that the Blessing of Heaven might rest upon you & your family through all the changing scenes of life and if we meet not again on the shores of time might we meet on that stormless shore beyond the grave.

Give my respects to all
Horace Colby Yours most affectionately
Cortland Michigan Joshua M. Colby
Lowell Mass.
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Dear Brother

I take this opportunity to write you a few lines. It has been my intention to have written to you before this. But the fact it is I have been rather lazy about writing. So you see I am writing Sunday. I would not have you think I stay away from church to write. We have one of the best preachers and the smartest in Lowell or anywhere else. He is a college learnt man. I was very glad to hear from you. I can write you that my health is very good. It is going on three years since I have been out sick a day. Although through the hot weather I do not feel so well as I do in cold weather. Perhaps you would like to know how I am getting along in Lowell. I am to work in the card room for Uncle J. I get along pretty well. I think I am doing as well as I could to work out a farming. I am getting one Dollar per day. My work is light work. But I have a great deal of care and responsibility. I am grinding. I suppose you know what that is. Business is good here. They keep putting up the cotton mills. I have not heard from home very late. Th e last I heard they were all well. I was out home last August. Don't know whether I shall go this fall or not. The bells remind me it is time to go to church so I must close my letter and hope you will excuse my poor writing. Write as soon as convenient and as often.

Yours most Truly
Horace Colby Harlow Colby
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Claremont June 4 1847

Beloved Friends I take my pen to inform you that we are in tolerable good health. We finished planting our corn yesterday but have some (patches) to plow and plant with potatoes. It rains about half of the time this spring. There is a great deal of corn that is not planted. The land is as muddy as a bog. Some of our land was so wet when we planted it that the oxen mired to their belly and the wheels (went) the hub. I expect some of it will rot. There is not much prospect of a crop of corn this season. Corn is worth a dollar. A bushel wheat $2.00. Flour $11.00 per bushel and a supply can not be had at that. And the wheat is all used up. People have to use rye and that is scarce. Corn is plenty. We have 2 1/2 acres of corn that we planted first that is about large enough to hoe but it is too wet to hoe now. Mr. Ira Colby. Colby's western fever begins to work by reason of the (? hem). Talks he wants to go to Wisconsin out where John Walker & Saml Marther is. John W. writes that Marther has planted 12 acres of corn and let about 12 more to the (lealves). Our land is good here but we have to work very hard to get a living here

I should advise you to plow as much land as you possibly can and get it into wheat in season as in all probability all kinds of grain will be in good demand for one year or more to come. The infestations of grain and flour will be very heavy and the country will be drained of bread stuff. The present season there had arrived at Troy and Albany two weeks ago a half million of (6) lbs flour and an immense quantity of wheat and that did not supply the great demand. All was shipped as fast as it arrived and said to be.

The flour dealers no doubt are crafty in holding up present prices of between 9-10 dollars at Troy & Albany for flour and 1.87 1/2 for western wheat. There will no doubt be a great crop of grass this summer and but a little help to cut it then as so many hands gone to work on the rail road that help is dear & scarce. I have not heard from Harlow & Joshua very lately but were well last we heard. We had a letter from Hubbard this spring. They were well. He has bought a house in Mansfield.

Horace Colby Yours Respectfully
Ruth Colby and children Joshua Colby

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Claremont Aug 20 1847

Dear Horace,
After so long a time I am able to write you a few lines to inform you how we are. I and your Mother are both sick. Your Mother is very low. We have not expected her to live from one day to another for a week past. Six weeks ago she fell down on the floor and broke the (neck) of her thigh bone and has been entirely helpless ever since. For the last week she has had the bilious diarrhea. Last Tuesday we though she would not live 24 hours. We sent for Harlow and he came to see her. Stayed two days. She is more comfortable and the diarrhea had abated some but she is still in a helpless condition. My pain is still horrible beyond description. Every night I get but little sleep. I have had 3 operations performed of injecting into my back and now have a (seaton) in my back. (Morphine) it has given me a slight relief. I am doubtful whether your Mother ever gets about again. She may continue a long time in this condition.
Henry has got all his hay and grain into the barns. A middling crop. Corn good. Potatoes look promising. I want hear from you at home and the boys in the army. I want you to write how much wheat you sowed this year and about your other crops. We have sold our wool for $100 per pound. I suppose your wheat will sell for over 200 per bushel. Flour is worth here $15 per lb. Corn is selling here for 200 bush. Potatoes 150 cash.
Write soon -
Yours truly
Joshua Colby

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Dec 13th 1862

Beloved son I sit myself down to write a few lines to you. You will see by what I have written concerning our health. I have called to this post office a great many times after a letter from you but find none as yet. I feel anxious to hear from you of your health and prosperity. We had (midling) crops of corn and grain here. I had about 100 bus. of corn, 30 (clo.) of wheat, 300 bus. of potatoes, 36 oats & (piers), hay about usual years past. We built about 30 rod stone wall and plowed about seven acres of (grass) ground last fall. We have hard winter weather here. The snow fel here deep enough for sledding the 26 of Nov, and we have now over 18 inches on a level and it is snowing from the N.E. bids fair to be a foot more before tomorrow. We have had to shovel and break through snow drifts 4 feet deep. I suppose you have no snow in Ohio. Arnold Merrill has professed to have experience religion. He still visits down to Brother Barker. They say that Daniel Perkins pays his respects to Ann Merrill. I guess is will be a match. There has been a great over turn in Unity Village as to business since the death of Mr. Smith things (?) kept (Stone) Gilman has left and they say that (?) two or three in the village that is worth anything. Hard times and bankrupts plenty. I want to see you very much and when you write I want you to say when you intend to come and see us. Perhaps Horace will take a notion to come back in the spring. If he should you could come with them. And, if you wanted to return you could stay here through the summer & back in the fall but you must do your own planning and then you have none to blame. I must close by saying to you first of all make it your concern to seek and serve the Lord that we may meet (around) the (throne) of (spotless) (purity) so fare you well.

Mr. Hubbard Colby Joshua Colby
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Letters furnished to me by gggranddaughter.

(BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.), p. 275. Parents: Nicholas COLBY and Lois MARTIN.

Spouse: Abigail CURRIER. Reverend Joshua M. COLBY and Abigail CURRIER were married on 15 MAR 1817 in Henniker, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, Joshua; Marriage: Abigail CURRIER; Date: 15 Mar 1817; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire.) Children were: Horace C. COLBY, Henry COLBY, Hubbard COLBY, Harlow COLBY, Joshua COLBY, Mary Ann COLBY, Rhoda C. COLBY.


Joshua Roy COLBY was born on 22 NOV 1997. Parents: Ray Edward COLBY and Gloria Ann HESTER.


Joshua William Small COLBY was born on 20 APR 1876 in Paris, Oxford County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Paris, Oxford County, Maine. (living with father) He appeared in the census in 1900 in Paris, Oxford County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1930 in Paris, Oxford County, Maine. He died on 3 DEC 1940 at Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. (SOURCE: "The Descendants of Charles Harris Colby and Cortana Purington (Small) Colby" Compiled by Ruth Stowell Colby.) Parents: Charles Harris COLBY and Cortna Purington SMALL.

Spouse: Mary Ann DAVIS. Joshua William Small COLBY and Mary Ann DAVIS were married on 24 APR 1902 in Maine. Children were: Beatrice Almira COLBY, Frieda Mae COLBY, Edgar E. COLBY, Mary D. COLBY.


Joshus James COLBY was born on 2 FEB 1994. Parents: Timothy Richard COLBY and Joni SETER.


Photo Capt. Josiah COLBY was born on 9 MAY 1767 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He was baptized on 14 JUN 1767 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died on 16 FEB 1836 at Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He was buried in the Lower Warner Cemetery at Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire SOURCES: (1) "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (2) Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850, Amesbury; (3) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Roger COLBY and Eleanor CHALLIS.

Spouse: Mary CLEMENT. Capt. Josiah COLBY and Mary CLEMENT were married about 1792. Children were: Isaac COLBY, Polly COLBY, Eleanor C. COLBY, Hannah COLBY, George Washington Clement COLBY, Josiah F. COLBY.


Josiah COLBY was born about 1770.

Spouse: Mary FLANDERS. Josiah COLBY and Mary FLANDERS were married about 1790.


Josiah COLBY was born in 1799. He appeared in the census on 29 OCT 1850 in Canterbury, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 8 JUN 1860 in Canterbury, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He died in 1869 at Canterbury, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He was buried in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Penacook, Merrimack County, New Hampshire

Spouse: Laura S. JUDKINS. Josiah COLBY and Laura S. JUDKINS were married on 28 JAN 1821 in New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, Josiah; Marriage: Laura JUDKINS; Date: 28 Jan 1821; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire.) Children were: John S. COLBY, Emma J. COLBY, Charles H. COLBY, Laurette COLBY.


Josiah COLBY was born in 1800. He died on 13 FEB 1833 at Hampstead, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.
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Film Number: 1001067
Digital Folder Number: 4243490
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Collection: New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947

Spouse: Hepsibah WHEELER. Josiah COLBY and Hepsibah WHEELER were married about 1821. Children were: Joseph COLBY.


Photo Josiah COLBY was born on 9 FEB 1804 in Burke, Calendonia County, Vermont. (SOURCE: FHL Film 0027514; General index to vital records of Vermont, early to 1870 Vermont. Secretary of State.) He appeared in the census in 1850 in Sutton, Caledonia County, Vermont.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Josiah Colby 46 M Farmer $1,500 VT
Betsey Colby 45 F VT
John W Colby 21 M Farmer VT Y
George W Colby 15 M VT Y
Muriell Colby 13 F VT Y
Corniela A Colby 10 F VT Y
Sarah A Colby 8 F VT Y
(Note: Muriell and Corniel names very hard to read.)
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He appeared in the census in 1870 in Sutton, Caledonia County, Vermont. (living with son John W. Colby.) He died on 24 MAY 1878 at Sutton, Caledonia County, Vermont. Parents: Daniel COLBY and Polly HUTCHINS.

Spouse: Betsey LEE. Josiah COLBY and Betsey LEE were married about 1827. Children were: Perry COLBY, John Wesley COLBY, Calista A. COLBY, Dr. George W. COLBY, Muriel COLBY, Cornille A. COLBY, Sarah Augusta COLBY, Luella COLBY.


Josiah COLBY was born on 29 JUN 1812 in Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Parents: Josiah Chase COLBY and Sarah DAVIDSON.


Josiah Chase COLBY was born on 2 OCT 1777 in Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He died on 16 NOV 1840 at Fryeburg, Oxford County, Maine. Parents: Samuel COLBY and Sarah CUMMINGS.

Spouse: Sarah DAVIDSON. Josiah Chase COLBY and Sarah DAVIDSON were married on 22 NOV 1807 in Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc County, Maine. Children were: Rev. Lewis COLBY, Gardner COLBY, Josiah COLBY, Sarah Emeline COLBY.


Photo Josiah E. COLBY was born on 11 JAN 1830 in Franklin, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 23 JUL 1870 in Franklin, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Franklin, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He died on 11 NOV 1908 at Franklin, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He was buried in the Franklin Cemetery at Franklin, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Parents: Gardner COLBY and Betsey ASH.


Josiah Edward COLBY was born in 1836 in Lisbon, Androscoggin County, Maine. He appeared in the census on 22 AUG 1850 in Webster (Sabattus), Androscoggin County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 5 JUN 1860 in Webster (Sabattus), Androscoggin County, Maine. In 1860 he was a brick mason in Webster (Sabattus), Androscoggin County, Maine. He appeared in the census on 2 JUN 1880 in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Parents: Jonathan COLBY Esq. and Elizabeth ALEXANDER.

Spouse: Lucy J. (COLBY). Josiah Edward COLBY and Lucy J. (COLBY) were married about 1858. Children were: Hezekiah COLBY, Ralph E. COLBY.

Spouse: Anna M. (COLBY). Josiah Edward COLBY and Anna M. (COLBY) were married about 1871 in Maine. Children were: Arthur Edward COLBY.


Josiah F. COLBY was born on 16 JUN 1812 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.)
Name: Josiah F Colby
Birthdate: 16 Jun 1812
Birthplace: Warner, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
Father's name: Josiah Colby
Mother's name: Mary
Recording place: Warner, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
Film number: 1000378
Digital GS number: 4243701
Image number: 02290
Collection: New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900

He appeared in the census on 19 OCT 1850 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Josiah Colby 38 M Farmer $600 NH
Sarah 39 F NH
George 10 M NH Y
Mary 78 F NH
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He died on 8 JUN 1858 at Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Cause: inflammation of the bowl.
(SOURCE: FHL Film 1003063, Congregational Parish Records for Warner, New Hampshire.)

Name: Josiah F Colby
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Death Date (Original): 08 Jun 1858
Death Date (Standardized): 08 Jun 1858
Death Place: Warner
Gender: Male
Race (Original): W
Race (Standardized): White
Age: 45
Estimated Birth Year: 1813
Birthplace: Warner, , New Hampshire
Marital Status: Married
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Father: Josiah Colby
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Mother: Mary
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Clerk's Locality: Warner, , New Hampshire
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Film Number: 1001067
Digital Folder Number: 4243490
Image Number: 04493
Reference Number:
Collection: New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947
Parents: Capt. Josiah COLBY and Mary CLEMENT.

Spouse: Sarah S. BADGER. Josiah F. COLBY and Sarah S. BADGER were married about 1839. Children were: George COLBY, Mary H. COLBY.


Photo Josiah R. COLBY was born about 1790 in Northfield, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 19 AUG 1850 in Sanbornton, Belknap County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 3 JUL 1860 in Franklin, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 4 AUG 1870 in Franklin, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Franklin, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He died on 12 FEB 1881. He was buried in the Hodgdon Cemetery at Northfield, Merrimack County, New Hampshire (NOTE: There is some question as to who is Josiah's father. Said to be a descendant of John Colby, Indian Captive. But John Colby's brother Peter was also captured by the Indians.) Parents: Peter COLBY and Molly (COLBY).

Spouse: Sally Smith FRENCH. Josiah R. COLBY and Sally Smith FRENCH were married on 23 OCT 1819 in New Hampshire. (alt date: 29 Oct 1817.) Children were: Jeremiah Smith COLBY, Harriet A. COLBY, John COLBY, Mary Jane COLBY, Henry COLBY.

Spouse: Melinda H. DURGIN. Josiah R. COLBY and Melinda H. DURGIN were married on 19 SEP 1844 in Sanbornton, Belknap County, New Hampshire. Children were: Celicia Grace COLBY, Melinda Sarah COLBY.

Spouse: Betsey K. CROSS. Josiah R. COLBY and Betsey K. CROSS were married about 1851.


Josie COLBY was born in 1878 in Massachusetts. She appeared in the census in JUN 1880 in Scandia, Republic County, Kansas. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: George Everett COLBY and Alice J. FREEMAN.


Josie R. COLBY was born on 11 FEB 1875 in Plainfield, Washington County, Vermont. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Alta, Buena Vista County, Iowa. (living at home with father and mother) She died on 8 FEB 1941. She has Ancestral File Number 18GS-61K. Parents: Burton A. COLBY and Lucertia BRACE.

Spouse: Harry E. NELSON. Harry E. NELSON and Josie R. COLBY were married on 8 JUN 1902 in Buena Vista County, Iowa. SOURCE: FHL Number 1428653; NELSON, Harry E. Age: 25 years, Marriage: Josie R. COLBY Age: 27 years, Date: 08 Jun 1902; Recorded in: Buena Vista, Iowa.


Joy COLBY was born on 5 APR 1906 in Richfield, Sevier County, Utah. She appeared in the census in 1910 in Richfield, Sevier County, Utah. (living at home with father and mother.) She appeared in the census in 1920 in Richfield, Sevier County, Utah. She died on 20 MAY 1953 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Parents: Alpheus Alanson COLBY and Eva Ashton ZUFELT.


Joy Irel COLBY was born on 9 JAN 1961 in Ogden, Weber County, Utah. She died on 20 DEC 1963. She was buried on 23 DEC 1963 in Kaysville, Davis County, Utah. Parents: Irel COLBY and Lucille Beatrice CHRISTENSEN.


Joyce COLBY was born on 28 DEC 1894 in Sheridan, Hamilton County, Indiana. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Adams, Hamilton County, Indiana. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Ulysses Grant COLBY and Violsa BLANCHARD.


Joyce COLBY was born in 1927 in Medford, Jackson County, Oregon. She appeared in the census on 10 APR 1930 in Medford, Jackson County, Oregon. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Lowell Lamont COLBY and Alice Cordelia BROWN.


Joyce Averill COLBY was born on 13 MAY 1927 in Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont. (SOURCE: Ancestry.com; Vermont Birth Records, 1909-2008.) Parents: Roy Angus COLBY and Sarah H. OTIS.


Joyce Eloise COLBY was born on 30 MAY 1918 in Milan, De Kalb County, Illinois. She died on 16 NOV 1941. Parents: Wilbur Edwin COLBY and Pearl H. OLSEN.


Joyce I. COLBY was born in DEC 1927 in Cornell, Chippewa County, Wisconsin. She appeared in the census on 5 APR 1930 in Cornell, Chippewa County, Wisconsin. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: William Orrin COLBY and Hermice Melinda COLBY.


Joyce I. COLBY was born in 1927 in Mason, Ingham County, Michigan. She appeared in the census on 8 APR 1930 in Mason, Ingham County, Michigan. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Herbert John COLBY and Margarite STRAYER.


Joyce Y. COLBY was born in 1950 in Munich, Germany. Parents: Charles W. Douglas "Doug" COLBY and Yvonne E. SHARKEY.


Juan A. COLBY was born on 23 FEB 1856 in Plymouth, Windsor County, Vermont. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Weston, Windsor County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Winslow A. COLBY and Alphonsine Alma FASSETT.


Juanita Lynn COLBY was born on 26 APR 1956 in Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota. (SOURCE: Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002.) Parents: Junior Rollo COLBY and Bonita Mae DATZMAN.


Juanita P. COLBY was born in 1925 in Maine. She appeared in the census in 1930 in Whitefield, Lincoln County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Chester C. COLBY and Marieta Kennedy ABBOTT.


Judah F. COLBY was born on 10 SEP 1850 in Topsham, Sagadahoc County, Maine. (SOURCE: FHL Film 0928294; Vital records of Topsham, Maine, to the year 1892 .) He was also known as Frank J. Colby. Parents: Ebenezer George COLBY and Mary Ann GAGE.

Spouse: Emma F. CLEALE. Judah F. COLBY and Emma F. CLEALE were married on 1 AUG 1895 in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine.
Groom's Name: Frank J. Colby
Groom's Birth Date: 1851
Groom's Birthplace: Topsham
Groom's Age: 44
Bride's Name: Emma F. Cleale
Bride's Birth Date: 1851
Bride's Birthplace: Boston
Bride's Age: 44
Marriage Date: 01 Aug 1895
Marriage Place: Civil, Portland, Cumberland, Maine
Groom's Father's Name: Ebenezer Colby
Groom's Mother's Name: Mary E. Gage
Bride's Father's Name: Ira B. Aldrich
Bride's Mother's Name: Mary J. Leroy
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M50378-8
System Origin: Maine-EASy
Source Film Number: 12026
Reference Number:
Collection: Maine Marriages, 1771-1907


Judathan COLBY was born in 1837 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.) He appeared in the census in 1860 in Jay, Essex County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Jay, Essex County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Jay, Essex County, New York.
Census Place: Jay, Essex, New York
Source: FHL Film 1254832 National Archives Film T9-0832 Page 127A
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Jedutha COLBY Self M M W 42 NY
Occ: Farmer Fa: NH Mo: NY
Emily COLBY Wife F M W 29 NY
Occ: Housekeeping Fa: NY Mo: NY
Dora COLBY Dau F S W 9 NY
Occ: At Home Fa: NY Mo: NY
Edgar COLBY Son M S W 2 NY
Occ: At Home Fa: NY Mo: NY
Richard COLBY Son M S W 2M NY
Occ: At Home Fa: NY Mo: NY
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Parents: Blanchard C. COLBY and Lydia Ann MACE.

Spouse: Emily Anne FOUNTIAN. Judathan COLBY and Emily Anne FOUNTIAN were married about 1870 in Jay, Essex County, New York. Children were: Dora COLBY, Edward Charles COLBY, Richard Albert COLBY, Daughter COLBY.


Judith COLBY was christened/baptized on 10 FEB 1751 in 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, listed as Collby; (3). "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Lieut. Thomas COLBY and Hannah SARGENT.


Judith COLBY was born on 23 APR 1690 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850. Amesbury, listed as Colbey.) Not in father's will of 1737.
SOURCES: (1). "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (2). "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Dea. Thomas COLBY and Mary ROWELL.


Judith COLBY was born on 23 APR 1690 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850. Amesbury, listed as Colbey.) She died on 2 MAR 1702/3 at Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. She has Ancestral File Number MTPG-MQ. SOURCES: (1). Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996, Family History Library, 35 North West Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150; (2). "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (3). "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Sgt. John COLBY and Sarah ELDRIDGE.


Judith COLBY was born on 22 MAY 1703 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850 for Amesbury, listed as Colbey.) She died after 1745. SOURCES: (1). "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (2). "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Thomas COLBY and Frances (COLBY).

Spouse: Enoch CHASE. Enoch CHASE and Judith COLBY were married on 25 JAN 1726/27 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850 for Salisbury.) Children were: Judith CHASE, Dolly CHASE, Humphrey CHASE, Enoch CHASE, Thomas CHASE, Sarah CHASE, Frances CHASE, Daniel CHASE, Martha CHASE, John CHASE.


Judith COLBY was born on 29 MAY 1712 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. She died on 13 JUN 1761. She has Ancestral File Number 7TTL-NG. SOURCES: (1). Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996, Family History Library, 35 North West Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150; (2). "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (3). Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850. Amesbury; (4). "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Joseph COLBY and Anne BARTLETT.

Spouse: Thomas CARTER. Thomas CARTER and Judith COLBY were married on 26 JUN 1731 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (Intent.)(SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850 for Amesbury.) Children were: Anne CARTER, Winthrop CARTER, Mary CARTER, Hannah CARTER, Mary CARTER, Levi CARTER, Jesse CARTER, Danel CARTER.


Judith COLBY was born on 2 JUL 1725 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. She was baptized on 4 JUL 1736 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. She died on 25 MAY 1818 at Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Her sister Hannah was her guardian in 1733. She was dismissed to Hopkinton, New Hampshire, Church 12 July 1774.
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. Birth & Marriage; (3). "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Isaac COLBY and Hannah GETCHELL.

Spouse: Samuel SILVER III. Samuel SILVER III and Judith COLBY were married on 6 NOV 1750 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850 for Amesbury.) Children were: Martha SILVER, Mary SILVER, Anna SILVER, John SILVER, Daniel SILVER, Samuel SILVER, Timothy SILVER, Abner SILVER, Daniel SILVER, Joshua SILVER, Samson SILVER, Sarah SILVER.


Judith COLBY was born on 9 MAR 1733/34 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. She was baptized on 31 MAR 1734 in 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 for Amesbury; (3). "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Timothy COLBY and Hannah HEATH.


Judith COLBY was born on 18 MAR 1745 in Newton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) She was baptized on 11 AUG 1745 in South Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. She has Ancestral File Number 18GS-770. SOURCES: (1). "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (2). "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Jacob COLBY and Hannah KIMBALL.

Spouse: Abner MORSE. Abner MORSE and Judith COLBY were married on 1 JAN 1766 in New Hampshire. Children were: Jacob MORSE, John MORSE, Hannah MORSE, Mary MORSE, Abigail MORSE, Sarah MORSE, Abner MORSE, Isaac MORSE.


Judith COLBY was born on 26 MAY 1749 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. She died on 18 APR 1843 at West Newbury, 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. Birth, Amesbury; Death, West Newbury; (3). "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Lieut. Valentine COLBY and Hannah KIMBALL.


Judith COLBY was born on 14 SEP 1756 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. She was baptized on 31 OCT 1756 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. She was living in 1788. Married a Mr. Straw.
SOURCES: (1) "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (2). Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850. Amesbury; (3) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Peter COLBY and Mary STRAW.

Spouse: Jonathan STRAW. Jonathan STRAW and Judith COLBY were married about 1780. Children were: Hannah STRAW, Benjamin STRAW.


Photo Judith COLBY was born on 10 AUG 1760 in Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) She died on 17 APR 1833 at Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. She was buried in the Chester Village Cemetery at Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire SOURCES: (1). "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (2). "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Ensign Enoch COLBY and Sarah SARGENT.

Spouse: Joseph LONG. Joseph LONG and Judith COLBY were married about 1778. Children were: Nathan LONG, Sally LONG, Enoch C. LONG.


Judith COLBY was born on 5 JUN 1761 in Newton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) She was living in 1792 in Newton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. SOURCES: (1). "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (2). "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Daniel COLBY and Abigail WILLIAMS.


Judith COLBY was born on 7 OCT 1764 in South Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) She was baptized on 14 OCT 1764 in South Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. SOURCES: (1). "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (2). "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Eri COLBY and Judith RING.

Spouse: Jacob COLLINS. Jacob COLLINS and Judith COLBY were married on 25 MAR 1784 in South Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (SOURCES: FHL Number 1000977; Marriage: Judith COLBY, Date: 25 Mar 1784; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire; (2) FHL Film 15561; Church records from the Church of Christ of South Hampton. date listed as 17 Mar 1784.) Children were: John COLLINS, Daniel COLLINS, Judith COLLINS, Jacob COLLINS, Levi COLLINS.


Judith COLBY was born on 25 SEP 1771 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. She was baptized on 27 OCT 1771 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. She died on 5 NOV 1857 at Tamworth, Carroll County, New Hampshire. SOURCES: (1) "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (2) Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850. Amesbury; (3) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.

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Mrs. Mary Upham Cogswell Bingham.
DAR ID Number: 7855
Born in New Hampshire.
Wife of George Washington Bingham.
Descendant of Nathaniel Cogswell and of Lieut. Samuel Stackpole, of New Hampshire.
Daughter of Rev. Elliott COLBY Cogswell and Sophia Ann Adams, his wife.
Granddaughter of Thomas Adams and Sophia Kimball, his wife; Dr. Joseph Cogswell and Judith COLBY, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of David Kimball and Joanna Stackpole his wife; Nathaniel Cogswell and Judith Badger, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Samuel Stackpole and Zervia Watson, his wife.
Nathaniel Cogswell loaned large sums of money to provide equipments and provisions for the soldiers. He had eight sons who served their country during the struggle for independence and he died the year peace was declared. Samuel Stackpole, 1776, enlisted from Dover and served as lieutenant in Capt. Abraham Perkins' company, Long's regiment. He had five brothers and a son, Douglas, in the army. Parents: Elliot COLBY and Judith SARGENT.

Spouse: Dr. Joseph COGSWELL. Dr. Joseph COGSWELL and Judith COLBY were married on 27 DEC 1788 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. SOURCE: FHL Number 1000975; COGSWELL, Joseph, Marriage: Judith COLBY, Date: 25 Dec 1788; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire. Children were: Judith COGSWELL, Joseph Badger COGSWELL, Hannah COGSWELL, Ebenezer COGSWELL, Ruth Badger COGSWELL, Thomas COGSWELL, Ruth COGSWELL, Hannah COGSWELL, Mary Sargent COGSWELL, Joseph COGSWELL, Emily COGSWELL, Reverend Elliot Colby COGSWELL.


Judith COLBY was born on 10 OCT 1775 in Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 1000378; Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) SOURCES: (1) "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (2) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: John COLBY and Ruth WELLS.


Judith COLBY was born on 13 JUN 1777 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) She appeared in the census on 16 SEP 1850 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. She died on 8 AUG 1855 at Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (Alt year: 1856) 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: Col. James GREEN. Col. James GREEN and Judith COLBY were married on 10 FEB 1801 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Children were: Enoch Chase GREEN, Martha "Patty" GREEN, Samuel Rogers GREEN, Sarah C. GREEN, Betsy J. GREEN, Mary C. GREEN, James GREEN, Judith GREEN, Nancy J. GREEN, Simeon C. GREEN.

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