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Thomas COLBY was born on 11 OCT 1802 in Sutton, Caledonia County, Vermont. (SOURCE: FHL Film 0027514; General index to vital records of Vermont, early to 1870 Vermont. Secretary of State.) He died on 5 FEB 1827 at Sutton, Caledonia County, Vermont. Parents: Dea. Thomas COLBY and Elizabeth ATWOOD.


Thomas COLBY was born on 12 JUL 1803 in Newton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) Parents: Simeon COLBY and Polly/Mary WEBSTER.


Thomas COLBY was born on 16 NOV 1803 in Newton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) He appeared in the census in 1850 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Thomas Colby 47 M Farmer $1200 NH
Susan 42 F NH
Mary J. 18 F NH Y
Thomas 8 M NH Y
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He appeared in the census in 1870 in Wilmot, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living with son Thomas Colby.) He appeared in the census in JUN 1880 in Wilmot, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living with son Thomas Colby.) He died. Parents: Philip COLBY and Polly GOODWIN.

Spouse: Susan M. MELVIN. Thomas COLBY and Susan M. MELVIN were married about 1831. Children were: Mary J. COLBY, Thomas J. COLBY.


Thomas COLBY was born about 1805 in Belgrade, Kennebec County, Maine. He died in 1827 at Franconia, Grafton County, New Hampshire. He was buried in the Willow Cemetery at Franconia, Grafton County, New Hampshire Parents: Thomas COLBY and Polly KNAPP.


Thomas COLBY was born about 1810. Of Haverhill
SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850. Newburyport.

Spouse: Sarah DAVIS. Thomas COLBY and Sarah DAVIS were married on 15 SEP 1836 in Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Mary French COLBY.


Thomas COLBY was born on 28 APR 1812 in Northfield, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (calculated from age given at time of death.) He died on 29 JUL 1876 at Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) (SOURCE: "Vermont Warnings Out" 2 vol. by Alden M. Rollins pub. vol 1, 1995; vol 2, 1997.) Parents: Stephen COLBY and Betsey HARRIMAN.

Spouse: Mira H. COLLINS. Thomas COLBY and Mira H. COLLINS were married on 19 FEB 1857 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) Children were: Horace G. COLBY, Frederick B. COLBY, Lillie Bell COLBY, Nellie M. COLBY.


Thomas COLBY was born in 1819 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 9 OCT 1850 in Thetford, Orange County, Vermont. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Thetford, Orange County, Vermont. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Thetford, Orange County, Vermont. He died on 8 JAN 1888 at Thetford, Orange County, Vermont. Parents: Thomas COLBY and Mary BARROWS.

Spouse: Caroline SANBORN. Thomas COLBY and Caroline SANBORN were married about 1840 in Vermont.


Thomas COLBY was born on 23 MAR 1833 in Roxbury, Delaware County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Roxbury, Delaware County, New York. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Gilboa, Schoharie County, New York.
Census Place: Gilboa, Schoharie, New York
Source: FHL Film 1254931 National Archives Film T9-0931 Page 166D
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Thomas COLBY Self M M W 47 NY
Occ: Farmer Fa: NH Mo: NY
Margaret COLBY Wife F M W 28 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NY Mo: NY
Thomas COLBY Son M S W 3 NY
Occ: At Home Fa: NY Mo: NY
Jay MOOT Other M S W 21 NY
Occ: Farm Laborer Fa: NY Mo: NY
Alvin LAYMAN Other M S W 19 NY
Occ: Farm Laborer Fa: NY Mo: NY

In the early part of this century, there came from the State of New Hampshire, Nicholas Colby, who settled in the then town of Blenheim, [now Gilboa] Schoharie County, with his wife Sally or Sarah . Here he reared a family of twelve children. The eldest, Eli H. Colby, married Elizabeth Mackey, and settled in the town of Roxbury, Delaware county. Eli's family consisted of eight children, the oldest of whom is Thomas Colby the subject of our present sketch. Thomas Colby was born in the town of Roxbury, Delaware county, on the 23rd of March, 1833, and although he attended none but a common school, yet by perseverance he obtained a good education.

At twenty-one he was without worldly means, save the energy and push which he so assiduously cultivated, fired with the zeal, enterprise and thrift so prominently developed later in life, and together with the working capital of a strong arm and determined heart, he decided as he expressed it, to strike out for himself. He bought the farm of 150 acres where he now lives, and soon after added another 100 acres, all of which was in a very low state of cultivation, at the time of his purchase, and would not keep over ten head of cattle. Mr. Colby has so improved it that it now keeps over sixty head, and is one of the best farms in the town of Gilboa. It is situated on the line of the Ulster & Delaware Railroad, which runs in the valley below, but a few hundred yards off. His residence is located in plain view of the Catskill mountains which give it a pleasant and picturesque appearance. He also owns another farm of about 100 acres situated one mile north of his residence, which he works in connection with the home farm. His farms are devoted strictly to dairying, sending milk to the New York market in the winter season and the making of butter and raising of stock during the summer. Mr. Colby's stock is the Jersey, which he thinks is superior to any other for dairy purposes. He is pre-eminently a working man himself, and is always with his hired help, some of whom have been with him for years.

In politics he is a Republican, and has been honored with several town offices. He meets his obligations promptly, is a man of few words, considers it beneath his dignity to hold argument with any one, and belongs to no church. Mr. Colby has been twice married, his first wife was Julia S. Decker, by whom he was blessed with three children, all of whom died in infancy. By his second wife he has had two children, Thomas, Jr., and Emma.

Mr. Colby is a very conscientious man; his opinions are always fearless and honest, never hesitating to denounce what he believes to be wrong, because others favor it, and never courting popularity at the expense of his honor.
SOURCE: "HISTORY OF Schoharie County, NEW YORK, WITH Illustrations and Biographical Sketches OF SOME OF ITS PROMINENT MEN AND PIONEERS. By WILLIAM E. ROSCOE, Published by D. MASON & CO., SYRACUSE, N.Y. - 1882. -

Parents: Eli Howe COLBY and Elizabeth MACKEY.

Spouse: Julia S. DECKER. Thomas COLBY and Julia S. DECKER were married in 1853. Children were: Infant COLBY, Infant COLBY, Hattie COLBY.

Spouse: Margaret (COLBY). Thomas COLBY and Margaret (COLBY) were married about 1876 in New York. Children were: Thomas COLBY, Emma COLBY, Anna COLBY, Storm M. COLBY, Lena M. COLBY, Nellie E. COLBY.


Thomas COLBY was born in 1839 in Eaton [Madison], Carroll County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 29 JUL 1850 in Eaton [Madison], Carroll County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: James M. COLBY and Betsey JACKSON.


Thomas COLBY was born in 1839 in New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Columbia, Coos County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Hezekiah COLBY and Lydia PORTER.


Thomas COLBY was born in 1849 in Vermont. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Ripton, Addison County, Vermont. (living at home with father and mother) Parents: Stephen Gove COLBY and Charlotte N. GOVE.


Thomas COLBY was born in JAN 1877 in Gilboa, Schoharie County, New York. Parents: Thomas COLBY and Margaret (COLBY).


Thomas COLBY was born on 20 AUG 1918 in Oak Hill, Jackson County, Ohio. He appeared in the census on 24 JAN 1920 in Jefferson, Jackson County, Ohio. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1930 in Jefferson, Jackson County, Ohio. (living at home with father and mother.) He died in JUL 1964 at Oak Hill, Jackson County, Ohio. He had Social Security Number 300-09-9929 . Parents: James Henry COLBY and Dora JAYNES.


Thomas Allen COLBY was born on 19 JUL 1960 in Texas. Parents: Larry Lee COLBY and Anna ROHM.

Spouse: Teresa Ann LEMONS. Thomas Allen COLBY and Teresa Ann LEMONS were married on 9 AUG 1997 in Sierra Vista, Cochise County, Arizona.


Thomas Alonzo COLBY was born on 3 NOV 1837 in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine.
Name: Thomas A. Colby
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place:
Birth Date: 03 Nov 1837
Birthplace: BUCKSPORT,HANCOCK,MAINE
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Ellridge G Colby
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Eliza
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C50641-1
System Origin: Maine-ODM
Source Film Number: 10578
Reference Number:
Collection: Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900
He appeared in the census on 23 JUL 1850 in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother) He appeared in the census on 7 JUN 1860 in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Elbridge Gerry COLBY and Eliza GROSS.


Thomas Arnold COLBY was born on 29 JUL 1832 in Plaistow, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 0908589; Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) He died on 1 AUG 1873 at Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. Parents: Moody P. COLBY and Polly ARNOLD.

Spouse: Emaline (Dearborn) "Emily" HOOK. Thomas Arnold COLBY and Emaline (Dearborn) "Emily" HOOK were married on 9 OCT 1860 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) Children were: Benjamin Franklin COLBY, Son COLBY (twin), Son COLBY (twin).

Spouse: Philena C. FRENCH. Thomas Arnold COLBY and Philena C. FRENCH were married on 9 OCT 1865 in Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.)


Thomas B. COLBY was born on 11 MAR 1806 in Dunbarton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) Before 1834 he was a shoemaker in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. After 1834 he was a farmer and miller in Goffstown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Goffstown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Goffstown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. He died on 11 SEP 1878 at Goffstown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. SOURCES: (1) "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; (2) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Samuel COLBY and Sarah PARTRIDGE.

Spouse: Mary B. KELLY. Thomas B. COLBY and Mary B. KELLY were married on 3 APR 1834 in Goffstown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; Marriage: Mary KELLY, Date: 03 Apr 1834; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire. Children were: Francis O. COLBY, Henry Sherburn COLBY, Alfred E. COLBY, Lewis R. COLBY, Sarah E. B. COLBY, Mary E. COLBY.


Thomas Benjamin COLBY was born on 24 JUN 1842 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. SOURCE: FHL Number 12313; Civil Records for Westport, Lincoln, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He died about 1867 at Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. Parents: Benjamin COLBY and Mary RINES.


Photo Thomas Berry COLBY was born on 15 MAY 1900 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan.
Name: Thomas B. Colby
Birthdate: 15 May 1900
Birthplace: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan
Gender: Male
Race or color (on document):
Father's name: Frederick Colby
Father's birthplace: Michigan
Father's age:
Mother's name: Francis Colby
Mother's birthplace: Michigan
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Film number: 2363031
Digital GS number: 4208753
Image number: 1427
Frame number:
Reference number: item 3 p 221 rn 3308
Collection: Michigan Births 1867-1902

He appeared in the census on 14 APR 1930 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan. He died on 10 NOV 1974 at Pauma Valley, San Diego County, California. He had Social Security Number 376-09-4679 . Parents: Frederick Lee COLBY and Frances Hooper BERRY.


Photo Thomas Chellis COLBY was born on 16 OCT 1784 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Epping, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. He died on 10 JUN 1864 at Poplin (Fremont), Rockingham County, New Hampshire. He was buried in Fremont, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (Hoyt-Currier Cemetery.) SOURCES: (1). "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (2). Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850. Amesbury; (3). "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970; (4) Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850. Bradford. Parents: Stephen COLBY and Miriam CHALLIS.

Spouse: Abigail KENDRICK. Thomas Chellis COLBY and Abigail KENDRICK were married on 27 MAR 1807 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850 for Newbury. Intent.) Children were: Caroline COLBY, John COLBY, Edmund Kindrick COLBY, Eunice Noyes COLBY, Rhoda Sanborn COLBY, Charles Smith COLBY, Abigail Dow COLBY.


Thomas E. COLBY was born on 24 FEB 1817 in Eaton [Madison], Carroll County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Early Eaton Records, Madison Historical Society.) In 1850 he was a shoe maker in Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 9 SEP 1850 in Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. In 1860 he was an ice dealer in Nahant, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 27 AUG 1860 in Nahant, Essex County, Massachusetts. In 1870 he was a farmer in Lynnfield, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 14 JUL 1870 in Lynnfield, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 1 JUN 1880 in Saugus, Essex County, Massachusetts. In 1880 he was a road builder in Saugus, Essex County, Massachusetts. Parents: Thomas G. COLBY and Nancy ATKINSON.

Spouse: Mary A. HAYES. Thomas E. COLBY and Mary A. HAYES were married about 1841. Children were: Abby M. COLBY, Lucy H. COLBY, Mary Elizabeth COLBY.


Thomas E. COLBY was born on 8 APR 1834 in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine.
Name: Thomas E. Colby
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place:
Birth Date: 08 Apr 1834
Birthplace: BUCKSPORT,HANCOCK,MAINE
Death Date: 07 Apr 1835
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Ellridge G Colby
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Eliza
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C50641-1
System Origin: Maine-ODM
Source Film Number: 10578
Reference Number:
Collection: Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900

He died on 7 APR 1835 at Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. Parents: Elbridge Gerry COLBY and Eliza GROSS.


Thomas E. COLBY was born in 1848 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 30 JUN 1860 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. (living at home with father.) Parents: Capt. William COLBY and Nancy DOW.


Thomas Edward COLBY was born on 14 MAR 1839 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 Henniker, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living with father) He appeared in the census on 20 JUN 1860 in Henniker, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father.) He appeared in the census on 20 JUL 1870 in Henniker, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Henniker, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
Census Place: Henniker, Merrimack, New Hampshire
Source: FHL Film 1254766 National Archives Film T9-0766 Page 303C
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Thomas E. COLBY Self M M W 42 NH
Occ: Farm Laborer Fa: NH Mo: NH
Josie COLBY Wife F M W 34 NH
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NH Mo: NH
Everett N. COLBY Son M S W 10 NH
Occ: Attending School Fa: NH Mo: NH
Mabel A. COLBY Dau F S W 7 NH
Occ: Attending School Fa: NH Mo: NH
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He died on 3 DEC 1882 at Henniker, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Parents: Nahum Newton COLBY and Delia NEWTON.

Spouse: Josephine S. TUTTLE. Thomas Edward COLBY and Josephine S. TUTTLE were married on 25 MAR 1869 in New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, Thomas E., Age: 31 years; Marriage: Josephine S. TUTTLE, Age: 22 years; Date: 25 Mar 1870; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire.) Children were: Everett N. COLBY, Mabel A. COLBY.


Thomas Edward COLBY was born on 1 FEB 1858 in Middlesex County, New Jersey. He appeared in the census on 21 JUN 1860 in Woodbridge, Middlesex County, New Jersey. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1870 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. (living at home with father and mother.) He died on 12 JAN 1931 at Rockville Centre, Nassau County, New York. (BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.) Parents: Charles Hezekiah COLBY and Jane BAYLIS.

Spouse: Emma Arabella PETERSON. Thomas Edward COLBY and Emma Arabella PETERSON were married on 29 SEP 1879 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. Children were: Emma Edith COLBY, Thomas Edward COLBY Jr., Sadie V. COLBY.


Thomas Edward COLBY Jr. was born on 20 JAN 1887 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. (BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.) Parents: Thomas Edward COLBY and Emma Arabella PETERSON.


Thomas Elliot COLBY was born on 31 JAN 1733/34 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He filed marriage intentions on 15 FEB 1755 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died on 4 OCT 1760 at Crown Point, Essex County, New York. He has Ancestral File Number 18GS-6QW. He served in the military Mar 1760 to Oct 1760 at Crown Point, New York. Died while in the military.
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: Jacob COLBY and Elizabeth ELLIOT.

Spouse: Susannah RING. Thomas Elliot COLBY and Susannah RING were married on 25 MAR 1755 in South Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, Thomas Eliot, Marriage: Susanna RING, Date: 25 Mar 1755; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire. (Note: Feb 15, 1755 is listed as marriage intent in Salisbury Vital Records) Children were: Deacon Benjamin COLBY, Thomas COLBY, Susanna COLBY.


Photo Thomas Fredrick COLBY was born on 2 OCT 1825 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died on 25 AUG 1854 at Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) He was buried in the Church Street Cemetery at Merrimac, Essex County, Massachusetts SOURCES: (1) Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850, Amesbury; (2) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: William COLBY and Sally CARTER.


Thomas G. COLBY was born on 6 JUN 1793 in Eaton [Madison], Carroll County, New Hampshire. Parents: Colman COLBY and Phebe GARLAND.

Spouse: Nancy ATKINSON. Thomas G. COLBY and Nancy ATKINSON were married about 1811. Children were: Melissa COLBY, Alonzo COLBY, James M. COLBY, Thomas E. COLBY, Lydia Sherborne COLBY, Maria V. COLBY, Amasa Drake COLBY.

Spouse: Mary JACKSON. Thomas G. COLBY and Mary JACKSON were married on 30 DEC 1833 in Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire.
Groom's Name: Thomas Colby
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Bride's Name: Mary Jackson
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Marriage Date: 30 Dec 1833
Marriage Place: Conway, Carroll, New Hampshire
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I09452-3
System Origin: New Hampshire-EASy
Source Film Number: 1000976
Reference Number:
Collection: New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920


Thomas H. COLBY was born on 22 JAN 1840 in Dresden, Lincoln County, Maine.
Name: Thomas H. Colby
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place: CIVIL, DRESDEN, LINCOLN, MAINE
Birth Date: 22 Jan 1840
Birthplace: CIVIL, DRESDEN, LINCOLN, MAINE
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Thomas R. Colby
Father's Birthplace:
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Mother's Name: Charlotte
Mother's Birthplace:
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C52109-1
System Origin: Maine-VR
Source Film Number: 10820
Reference Number: 2:176274F
Collection: Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900

He appeared in the census on 23 JUL 1850 in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1860 in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) In 1870 he was a house carpenter in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. He appeared in the census on 18 JUL 1870 in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. He appeared in the census on 10 JUN 1880 in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. In 1880 he was a carpenter in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. He appeared in the census on 9 JUN 1900 in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Parents: Thomas R. COLBY and Charlotte RINES.

Spouse: Irene E. WORTHING. Thomas H. COLBY and Irene E. WORTHING filed marriage intentions on 19 DEC 1861 in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. They were married on 5 JAN 1862 in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine.


Thomas Henry COLBY was born on 14 SEP 1848 in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. (SOURCE: FHL Film 0010578; Town and vital records, 1792-1920 Bucksport (Maine). Town Clerk.) He appeared in the census in 1850 in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother) He appeared in the census on 20 JUN 1860 in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 7 JUL 1870 in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. (living at home with father and step-mother.) Parents: Alonzo COLBY and Clara M. GROSS.

Spouse: Bessie OSBORNE. Thomas Henry COLBY and Bessie OSBORNE were married about 1875.


Thomas Henry COLBY was born on 31 JUL 1897 in Hampden, Coffey County, Kansas. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Hampden, Coffey County, Kansas. (living at home with father and mother.) He died on 30 AUG 1971 at Los Angeles County, California. Parents: George P. COLBY and Lecretia Drusilla SHEPARD.


Thomas J. COLBY was born in 1807 in Deerfield, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. He died on 20 AUG 1839 at Topsham, Orange County, Vermont. "Thomas Colby began the activities of life as a carpenter, following it until 1829, when he went to Topsham, Vermont." from "Genealogical and Family History of N.H." p. 1568
SOURCES: (1) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970; (2) International Genealogical Index, Family History Library, 35 North West Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150. Parents: Phineas Kelly COLBY and Patty JENNESS.

Spouse: Mary DOBLER. Thomas J. COLBY and Mary DOBLER were married on 10 DEC 1829 in New Hampshire. SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, Thomas J., Marriage: Mary DOLBER, Date: 10 Dec 1829; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire. Children were: John Dobler COLBY, George A. COLBY.


Thomas J. COLBY was born in MAR 1843 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother) He appeared in the census in 1870 in Wilmot, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Wilmot, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 29 JUN 1900 in Methuen, Essex County, Massachusetts. In 1900 he was a house carpenter in Methuen, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 6 MAY 1910 in Methuen, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died in 1913 at Methuen, Essex County, Massachusetts. He was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery at Methuen, Essex County, Massachusetts Parents: Thomas COLBY and Susan M. MELVIN.

Spouse: Frances A. FISK. Thomas J. COLBY and Frances A. FISK were married on 31 AUG 1863 in New Hampshire. Children were: Lura M. COLBY, Stella COLBY, Leroy Thomas COLBY.


Thomas J. COLBY was born in 1865 in Candia, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. He died on 10 SEP 1865 at Candia, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.) Parents: John Dobler COLBY and Keziah R. PATTEN.


Thomas James COLBY was born on 3 JAN 1948 in Faribault County, Minnesota. (SOURCE: Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002.) Parents: Merlyn Royal COLBY and Alyce Marie COTTON.


Thomas Jefferson COLBY was born on 18 OCT 1802 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine. He died young. Parents: Thomas COLBY and Elizabeth THURLOW.


Thomas Jefferson COLBY was born on 1 JAN 1805 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine. Parents: Thomas COLBY and Elizabeth THURLOW.

Spouse: Sarah Ann JUDKINS. Thomas Jefferson COLBY and Sarah Ann JUDKINS were married on 4 OCT 1838 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine.


Photo Thomas Jefferson COLBY was born on 24 MAY 1805 in Enfield, Grafton County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Enfield, Grafton County, New Hampshire. In 1860 he was a farmer in Enfield, Grafton County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Enfield, Grafton County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 26 JUL 1870 in Enfield, Grafton County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Enfield, Grafton County, New Hampshire.
Census Place: Enfield, Grafton, New Hampshire
Source: FHL Film 1254764 National Archives Film T9-0764 Page 136A
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Thomas J COLBY Self M M W 75 NH
Occ: Farmer Fa: NH Mo: NH
Melinda A COLBY Wife F M W 73 NH
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NH Mo: NH
Lewis T. COLBY Son M M W 45 NH
Occ: Farmer Fa: NH Mo: NH
Jane L COLBY DauL F M W 33 NH
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NH Mo: NH
Thomas J COLBY 2ND GSon M S W 18 NH
Occ: Laborer Fa: NH Mo: NH
Forrest L. COLBY GSon M S W 3 NH
Fa: NH Mo: NH
Harriet F. DAVIS Other F W W 40 NH
Occ: Servant Fa: NH Mo: NH
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He died on 12 MAY 1883 at Enfield, Grafton County, New Hampshire. He was buried in the George Hill Cemetery at Enfield, Grafton County, New Hampshire Thomas J. Colby, being the youngest of the family, remained at home and cared for his parents, inheriting the homestead of 275 acres at their death. He kept a large dairy and worked an extensive sugar bush. Faithfully taking to heart the teachings and principles of a successful farmer, and applying them in his work, he became a model farmer; he died in his seventy-seventh year.

(BOOK SOURCES: (1) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970; (2) Book of Biographies, Grafton County. New Hampshire. p. 197) Parents: Rowell COLBY and Lydia PETTENGILL.

Spouse: Malinda Ann JACKMAN. Thomas Jefferson COLBY and Malinda Ann JACKMAN were married on 3 MAR 1833 in Enfield, Grafton County, New Hampshire. Children were: Lewis Thomas COLBY, Mary C. COLBY.


Thomas Jefferson COLBY was born about 13 DEC 1828 in Eaton [Madison], Carroll County, New Hampshire. (calculated from age given at time of death.) He appeared in the census on 2 JUN 1900 in Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He died on 11 JUL 1902 at Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) Parents: Timothy COLBY and Ellen M. HUNT.

Spouse: Ann Elizabeth HANKS. Thomas Jefferson COLBY and Ann Elizabeth HANKS were married on 31 DEC 1855 in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. (SOURCE: NEHGS; Vital Records of Augusta, Maine to the Year 1892.) Children were: Leila Vinette COLBY, Carrie May COLBY, Gerta Marion COLBY.


Photo Thomas Jefferson COLBY was born on 16 AUG 1861 in Enfield, Grafton County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 2217735; Canaan, New Hampshire Town Records.) He appeared in the census on 26 JUL 1870 in Enfield, Grafton County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Enfield, Grafton County, New Hampshire. (living with father and step-mother at grandfather Colby's home) He appeared in the census in JUN 1900 in Franklin, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He died on 7 JAN 1941 at Enfield, Grafton County, New Hampshire. He was buried in the George Hill Cemetery at Enfield, Grafton County, New Hampshire He is a machinist of Franklin, N. H. Parents: Lewis Thomas COLBY and Mary Ann HARDY.

Spouse: Lilly Augusta VOSE. Thomas Jefferson COLBY and Lilly Augusta VOSE were married on 23 APR 1885 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) Children were: Ethel Adelaide COLBY, Edith Augusta COLBY, Florence Irene COLBY, Myron M. COLBY.


Thomas Joe COLBY. Parents: Dale David COLBY and Inez Marie BURNS.

Spouse: Linda Dian SMITH. Thomas Joe COLBY and Linda Dian SMITH were married date unknown. Children were: Kathleen Lyn COLBY, Debbie Kay COLBY, Cynthia Marie COLBY, Jennifer Joan COLBY.


Thomas L. COLBY was born in 1841 in New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 6 AUG 1850 in Somersworth, Strafford County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Benjamin W. COLBY and Sarah (COLBY).


Thomas M. COLBY was born in 1853 in Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine. He appeared in the census on 4 JUN 1860 in Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1870 in Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: James Henry COLBY and Vesta Gertrude BARTER.


Thomas Madison COLBY was born on 18 JUL 1814 in Newton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) He appeared in the census on 10 SEP 1850 in Hanover, Grafton County, New Hampshire.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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T. M. Colby 35 M Farmer $700 Mass
Amila 33 F NH
Moses T. 12 M NH Y
Chas A. 11 M NH Y
Jas M. 6 M NH Y
S. D. Smith 17 M NH Y
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He appeared in the census on 13 JUN 1860 in Hanover, Grafton County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 29 JUN 1880 in Hanover, Grafton County, New Hampshire. Parents: Willoughby COLBY and Elizabeth TEWKSBURY.

Spouse: Amella STILES. Thomas Madison COLBY and Amella STILES were married on 6 DEC 1835 in New Hampshire. SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, Thomas M., Marriage: Amelia STILES, Date: 06 Dec 1835; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire. Children were: Moses Thomas COLBY, Charles Alonzo COLBY, James M. COLBY.


Thomas Melvin COLBY was born on 11 JAN 1846 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine.
Name: Thomas Melvin Colby
Gender: Male
Baptism/Christening Date:
Baptism/Christening Place:
Birth Date: 11 Jan 1846
Birthplace: Maine
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Albert S. Colby
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Alice B.
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C52120-1
System Origin: Maine-EASy
Source Film Number: 12313
Reference Number: 2:F4DM33
Collection: Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900
He appeared in the census in 1870 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. Parents: Albert S. COLBY and Alice B. BROOKS.

Spouse: Adeline H. WELCH. Thomas Melvin COLBY and Adeline H. WELCH were married on 5 NOV 1872 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. SOURCE: FHL Number 12313; COLBY, Thomas M., Marriage: Adda H. WELCH, Marriage Date: 05 Nov 1872; Recorded in: Civil Records for Westport, Lincoln, Maine. Children were: Lincoln L. COLBY, Freeman Hodgdon COLBY, Warren COLBY, Pearl Agnes COLBY.


Thomas Peasley COLBY was born on 25 MAR 1811 in Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine. Parents: Timothy COLBY and Lydia (COLBY).


Photo Thomas Pettigrove COLBY was born on 12 FEB 1840 in Topsfield, Washington County, Maine. He appeared in the census on 22 JUL 1850 in Calais, Washington County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1860 in Easton, Adams County, Wisconsin. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Easton, Adams County, Wisconsin. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Quincy, Adams County, Wisconsin.
Census Place: Quincy, Adams, Wisconsin
Source: FHL Film 1255417 National Archives Film T9-1417 Page 61D
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Thomas COLBY Self M M W 40 ME
Occ: Farmer Fa: ME Mo: ME
Louisa COLBY Wife F M W 54 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NY Mo: NY
Francis E. COLBY Son M S W 19 WI
Occ: At Home Fa: ME Mo: NY
Claira A. COLBY Dau F S W 18 WI
Occ: Teaching School Fa: ME Mo: NY
Daniel COLBY Son M S W 16 WI
Occ: At Home Fa: ME Mo: NY
Charles L. COLBY Son M S W 13 WI
Occ: At Home Fa: ME Mo: NY
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He appeared in the census in 1900 in Quincy, Adams County, Wisconsin. (living with son Charles L. Colby.) He appeared in the census in 1910 in Easton, Adams County, Wisconsin. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Easton, Adams County, Wisconsin. (living with son Charles L. Colby.) He appeared in the census in 1930 in Easton, Adams County, Wisconsin. (living with son Charles.) He died in 1933. He was buried in Easton, Adams County, Wisconsin. Easton Cemetery.
COLBY, Thomas Pettigrove
ADAMS COUNTY

The vast farming interests of Adams County have been prominent factors in the business world of WI, and among those who have spent the greater part of a useful career within the borders of that county, Thomas P. COLBY should be accorded a prominent place. He came to this region with his parents when the land was not yet surveyed, and assisted in bringing the agricultural pursuit to its present high standard in Adams County. Mr. COLBY was engaged in general farming in Quincy Township, and possessed a fine estate comprising 200 acres, all of which he acquired by dint of his own efforts, supplemented by his honest dealings. This he held until lately. He is now a resident of Thorp, WI.

Our subject was born in Topsfield, Washington County, ME, 12 Feb 1840, and was the son of Jonathan Corless and Sarah Ann (PETTIGROVE) COLBY. His father was born in Bradford, VT, 02 Oct 1806, and died 23 Jul 1887, at Easton, Adams County, WI. The mother of our subject was born at Calais, ME, 27 Aug 1809, and died at Easton, WI, 09 Jul 1895. The father was a farmer by occupation and settled in Topsfield, ME, where he remained until 1850, when he moved to what is now Easton, Adams County, WI. At that time it was Indian land and not on the market. He was the first settler with land on the banks of White Creek, and his family of five children were the first white children to reside in that region. They were as follows: Thomas (our subject), William (now residing in Clark County), Harriet A. (now Mrs. WATERMAN, of Kilbourn), Lucy (now Mrs. W. EDDY, of Easton), and Mary (now Mrs. F. YORK, of Monroe Centre). Two other children were born as follows: Annie E. (died 20 Apr 1897) and Warren I. (now residing on the old homestead in Easton Township).

On his arrival in Easton the father surveyed 160 acres of land and entered a claim, and cleared the land and erected a shanty, into which he moved his family, and remained on the farm until his death. When the township of Easton was organized he was chosen supervisor. He was a man of retiring disposition and did not accept public office. He was a hard worker and accumulated a good estate. He was a consistent member of the United Brethren church, and a man respected by all in the community for his honesty and good citizenship.

Thomas P. COLBY was the oldest of the children and of necessity was early put to work to assist in the support of the family. He had gained some schooling before coming to WI, but afterward did not have the opportunity to attend school. He remained with his parents until he reached his majority, when he married, and he and his family resided on land which his wife owned, for 18 years, in Easton Township. In 1878 he purchased 200 acres in Quincy Township, and moved his family to that estate, and he is still living on the farm.

Mrs. COLBURN*s maiden name was Louisa GOODRICH. Her parents died when she was but a young girl, and she was adopted by a family by the name of RANEY. At the time of her marriage she was in possession of 100 acres in Easton Township. Her death occurred 18 Jun 1891, aged 64 years. Four children were born to Mr. and Mrs. COLBY: Francis E. (born 07 Apr 1861, now residing in Thorp, Clark County, WI), Clara A. (born 27 Apr 1862, now Mrs. A. H. GREENWOOD, of Quincy), Daniel G. (born 03 Apr 1864, now a resident of Thorp, Clark County), and Charles L. (born 24 Nov 1867, now residing on the homestead).

Charles L. COLBY was married 08 Sep 1890 to Josephine A. MIHM, daughter of Constantine and Margaret MIHM, of Quincy. Three children have been born to Mr. and Mrs. COLBY, as follows: Charles K. (born 13 Mar 1891), George D. (born 11 Apr 1892), and Alfred D. (born 04 Oct 1896). They are an interesting group of boys and complete a pleasing family circle.

SOURCE: Memorial and Biographical Record of Columbia, Sauk and Adams Counties, WI.
Chicago: Ogle, 1901, pp 724-5.

Parents: Jonathan Corliss COLBY and Sarah Ann PETTIGROVE.

Spouse: Louisa GOODRICH. Thomas Pettigrove COLBY and Louisa GOODRICH were married about 1859. Children were: Francis Ernest COLBY, Clara Augusta COLBY, Daniel G. COLBY, Charles Leonard COLBY.


Thomas R. COLBY was born on 5 FEB 1811 in Dresden, Lincoln County, Maine. He appeared in the census on 23 JUL 1850 in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. In 1870 he was a house carpenter in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. He appeared in the census on 18 JUL 1870 in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. He appeared in the census on 10 JUN 1880 in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. In 1880 he was a carpenter in Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. He died on 17 FEB 1884 at Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. (SOURCE: NEHGS; Vital Records of Augusta, Maine to the Year 1892.) Parents: Henry COLBY II and Mary RINES.

Spouse: Charlotte RINES. Thomas R. COLBY and Charlotte RINES were married on 19 APR 1833 in Dresden, Lincoln County, Maine. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 0010820, Town and vital records, 1794-1891 Dresden (Lincoln County, Maine). Town Clerk.) Children were: Emily Ann COLBY, Syble A. COLBY, Melissa D. COLBY, Thomas H. COLBY, Charles M. COLBY, Mary C. COLBY, Malvina A. COLBY, Harriett E. COLBY, Louisa Clara COLBY, Frances W. COLBY, Ellen A. COLBY.


Thomas R. COLBY was born on 12 APR 1855 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine. Parents: Noah Norton COLBY and Amelia Amanda HAMILTON.

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