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William Henry COLBY was born on 1 APR 1842 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.) He died on 8 APR 1896 at Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) Parents: Capt. William COLBY and Nancy DOW.

Spouse: Elizabeth (COLBY). William Henry COLBY and Elizabeth (COLBY) were married about 1864.


William Henry COLBY was born on 28 NOV 1849 in Sodus, Wayne County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Walworth, Wayne County, New York. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1860 in Lebanon, Clinton County, Michigan. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1870 in South Lyon, Oakland County, Michigan. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Novi, Oakland County, Michigan. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Bloomfield, Oakland County, Michigan. He died on 23 MAY 1901 at Birmingham, Oakland County, Michigan. Parents: Henry COLBY and Caroline (COLBY).

Spouse: Mary Ophelia SIBLEY. William Henry COLBY and Mary Ophelia SIBLEY were married on 17 APR 1872 in Michigan. Children were: Myrtle Ophelia COLBY, Harry Freeman COLBY, Edwin Claud COLBY, Sidney William COLBY.


William Henry COLBY was born on 25 NOV 1850 in Rockport, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 5 SEP 1860 in Rockport, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with mother and step-father.) He appeared in the census on 15 AUG 1870 in Rockport, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with mother.) He appeared in the census in JUN 1880 in Rockport, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 11 JUN 1900 in Natick, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 3 JAN 1920 in Natick, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Parents: William COLBY and Martha SANBORN.

Spouse: Rebecca Jane KNOWLTON. William Henry COLBY and Rebecca Jane KNOWLTON were married on 15 MAY 1875 in Rockport, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) Children were: Emma Florence COLBY, Elizabeth Marion COLBY.


William Henry COLBY was born on 16 JUN 1854 in Deer Isle, Hancock County, Maine. He appeared in the census on 12 JUN 1900 in Stonington, Hancock County, Maine. He died on 2 SEP 1928. Parents: Oliver Lane COLBY and Abigail Yeaton KNOWLTON.

Spouse: Hannah M. BARBOUR. William Henry COLBY and Hannah M. BARBOUR were married about 1876 in Maine. Children were: Harry Warren COLBY, Sadie F. COLBY.


William Henry COLBY was born on 18 OCT 1856 in Franklin, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He died on 26 JAN 1923 at Goffstown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.
Name: William H. Colby
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Death Place: Goffstown, , New Hampshire
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Father: Lorenzo Colby
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Mother: Subrina Prescott
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Collection: New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947
He was buried on 28 JAN 1923 in the Westlawn Cemetery at Goffstown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Parents: Lorenzo D. COLBY and Sabrina PRESCOTT.


William Henry COLBY was born on 25 DEC 1858 in Amherst, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) He appeared in the census on 25 JUL 1860 in Amherst, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 13 JUL 1870 in Amherst, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 2 JUN 1900 in Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 18 APR 1910 in Tewksbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Parents: Sylvester COLBY and Rebecca WHEELER.

Spouse: Anna Greig SHARP. William Henry COLBY and Anna Greig SHARP were married on 30 APR 1884 in Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) Children were: John Edgar COLBY, Walter Wheeler COLBY, Ida A. COLBY, Clayton Willard COLBY, Roger H. COLBY, Vera M. COLBY.


Photo William Henry COLBY was born on 19 JUN 1858 in Dunbarton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Dunbarton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living with father) He died in 1943 at Datona Beach, Voulsia County, Florida. He was buried in the Datona Memorial Park at Datona Beach, Voulsia County, Florida SOURCE: "A Genealogy of the Descendants of Abraham Colby and Elizabeth Blaisdell, his wife Who settled in Bow in 1768" By one of them, Concord, NH Printed by the Republican Press Association 1895. Parents: Ira Mason COLBY and Ansina Francina HADLEY.

Spouse: Alice M. BOWEN OR BOWERS. William Henry COLBY and Alice M. BOWEN OR BOWERS were married on 28 SEP 1880 in New Hampshire. SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, W. H. Age: 22 years, Marriage: Alice M. BOWEN OR BOWERS Age: 21 years, Date: 28 Sep 1880; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire.


William Henry COLBY was born on 26 AUG 1863 in Casco, Cumberland County, Maine.
Name: William Henry Colby
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Baptism/Christening Place: CIVIL, CASCO, CUMBERLAND, MAINE
Birth Date: 26 Aug 1863
Birthplace: CIVIL, CASCO, CUMBERLAND, MAINE
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C52082-1
System Origin: Maine-VR
Source Film Number: 10811
Reference Number: 2:175W6V5
Collection: Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900

He appeared in the census in JUN 1880 in Casco, Cumberland County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Henry COLBY and Miranda C. (COLBY).

Spouse: Addie L. CASH. William Henry COLBY and Addie L. CASH were married on 14 MAY 1887 in Gray, Cumberland County, Maine.
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Marriage Place: Gray,Cumberland,Maine
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System Origin: Maine-ODM
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Collection: Maine Marriages, 1771-1907
Children were: Arthur M. COLBY.


William Henry COLBY was born on 2 JUN 1866 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) He died on 5 JUL 1866 at Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) Parents: John L. COLBY and Annie E. COLLINS.


William Henry COLBY was born on 20 MAY 1873 in Arizona. He appeared in the census on 18 JUN 1880 in North Platte, Lincoln County, Nebraska. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 4 JUN 1900 in Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado. (living at home with mother.) He died on 14 APR 1925. Parents: Alvah Joshua COLBY and Mary Augusta CLARK.


William Henry COLBY was born on 1 JUN 1874 in Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) He died on 22 AUG 1953 at Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts. Parents: Henry Tarbell COLBY and Mary Moody TAPPEN.

Spouse: Mabel Willis ROBBINS. William Henry COLBY and Mabel Willis ROBBINS were married on 11 JAN 1894 in Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Mary Elizabeth COLBY, Henry Tarbell COLBY, Edith Gertrude COLBY, Viola COLBY, Harold Bray COLBY, Arthur Moody COLBY (twin), Effie Tappan COLBY (twin), Mabel Robbins COLBY, Winthrop Vernon COLBY (twin), William Henry COLBY (twin), Eleanor COLBY, Beatrice Hall COLBY.


William Henry COLBY was born on 4 APR 1876 in Lura, Faribault County, Minnesota. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Lura, Faribault County, Minnesota. He appeared in the census on 1 JUN 1900 in Lura, Faribault County, Minnesota. (living at home with father and mother.) He died on 9 AUG 1955 at Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Parents: Orison Eldridge COLBY and Mary Ann ALVEY.


William Henry COLBY (twin) was born on 12 NOV 1911 in Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died on 1 JAN 1912 at Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts.
Name: William H Colby
Death date: 01 Jan 1912
Death place: Newburyport,,Massachusetts
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Birthdate: 12 Nov 1911
Birthplace: Newburyport, Massachusetts
Marital status: Single
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Father's name: William H Colby
Mother's name: Mable W Robbins
Film number: 2398963
Digital GS number: 4284116
Image number: 01385
Reference number: 323
Collection: Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841 - 1915

Parents: William Henry COLBY and Mabel Willis ROBBINS.


William Henry COLBY was born on 14 MAY 1918. He died on 24 OCT 1961. Parents: Henry Tarbell COLBY and Mildred Louise KENNETT.

Spouse: Eleanor Beatrice BARTLETT. William Henry COLBY and Eleanor Beatrice BARTLETT were married about 1940. Children were: Susan Gertrude COLBY, Henry T. COLBY.


William Henry COLBY was born on 3 AUG 1919 in Andover, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Andover, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother) He appeared in the census in 1930 in Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts. (living with mother at grandfather Perry's home) He died on 23 MAY 1999 at Jefferson City, Jefferson County, Tennessee. His obituary appeared in the, on 25 MAY 1999.
William Henry Colby

William Henry Colby, age 79, of Newport, died May 23, 1999 in Jefferson City Health and Rehab Center.

He had attended Oberlin College in Ohio. He was a fulltime missionary to the Newport congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses and an elder in the Newport congregation.

He is survived by his brother, Carroll Colby, of Lacey, Washington; sisters, Louise Phillips Waters, of Worchester, MA and Helen P. Estabrook, of Worchester, MA; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Kingdom Hall, 1212 Rhyne Camp Road, Newport, with Robert Young officiating.

Manes Funeral Home is in charge.

He had Social Security Number 024-16-1009. Parents: Clifton Durgin COLBY and Lydia Phillips PERRY.


Photo William Henry H. "Hank" COLBY was born on 18 MAR 1840 in Burke, Calendonia County, Vermont. He appeared in the census in 1851 in St. Paul D'Abbotsford, Hyacinthe County, Canada. (living at home with father and mother.) In 1860 he was a farmer in Burke, Dane County, Wisconsin. He appeared in the census on 30 JUL 1860 in Burke, Dane County, Wisconsin. He appeared in the census on 22 JUN 1870 in New Lisbon, Juneau County, Wisconsin. In 1870 he was a liver stable worker in New Lisbon, Juneau County, Wisconsin. He appeared in the census on 4 JUN 1880 in Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa. (listed as Henry H. Colby.) In 1880 he was a livery stable owner in Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa. He appeared in the census on 9 JUN 1900 in Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa. In 1900 he was a livery stable owner in Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa. He appeared in the census on 22 APR 1910 in Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa. In 1910 he was a livery man in Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa. He appeared in the census on 2 JAN 1920 in Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa. (living with Fred's family.) He died on 13 NOV 1922 at Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa. He was buried in the Oakland Cemetery at Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa
Colby Brothers, livery, sale and feed stables. – W. H. H. and Charles Colby, the members of this firm, are pioneers in this business in Fort Dodge, coming here in 1870. They have the largest stables in the county, fronting sixty-two feet on the public square and running back 140 feet to Williams street. Their stock comprises thirty or forty driving horses, and carriages of all descriptions. They are also the proprietors of Colby's Transfer ‘Bus and Hack Line. They are honorable business men, and have acquired a large trade in this city. The Colby brothers are natives of the Green Mountain State. W. H. H. was born in Barton County. He first engaged in the livery business in New Lisbon, Wisconsin, coming thence to Fort Dodge. Charles was born in Burke, and after reaching manhood went to Franklin County, Massachusetts, where he carried on a circular saw-mill and chair factory, until his removal to Iowa. In politics they affiliate with the Republican party. Both have served in the city council and are representative business men of the town.

Parents: Harrison COLBY and Mary Jane (COLBY).

Spouse: Emily Eliza SPAULDING. William Henry H. "Hank" COLBY and Emily Eliza SPAULDING were married on 26 JUN 1859 in Burke, Dane County, Wisconsin. Children were: Fred G. COLBY, Nellie J. COLBY.


William Henry H. COLBY was born in 1851 in Eaton [Madison], Carroll County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 28 JUN 1860 in Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 2 JUN 1880 in Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. He died about 1885 at Winter Park, Orange County, Florida. Parents: James M. COLBY and Betsey JACKSON.

Spouse: Charlotte Jane MOORE. William Henry H. COLBY and Charlotte Jane MOORE were married on 18 DEC 1879 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.
Groom: William H. H. Colby
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Groom's Birthplace: Of Manchester, Hillsboro, N. H.
Bride: Charlotte J. Moore
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Bride's Birthplace: Of Chicago, Cook, Ill.
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Marriage Date: 18 Dec 1879
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Image Number: 886
Reference Number: 43975
Collection: Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920

Children were: Elizabeth Moore COLBY, Grace Emma COLBY.


William Herman COLBY was born on 25 DEC 1879 in Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota. (living at home with father and mother) He appeared in the census in 1900 in Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Royal Lee COLBY and Mary M. LATSKA.


William Hogan COLBY was christened/baptized on 18 MAR 1770 in Newburyport, 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. Newburyport. Parents: Ambrose COLBY and Sarah STONE.


William Howard COLBY was born on 22 APR 1908 in California. He appeared in the census on 6 FEB 1920 in Laquna, Imperial County, California. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 17 APR 1930 in Laquna, Imperial County, California. (living at home with father and mother.) He died on 27 OCT 1982 at Redding, Shasta County, California. He had Social Security Number 526-05-3314 . Parents: Sidney Manser COLBY and Sarah Elizabeth BELMAN.


William I. COLBY was born in 1872 in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. He appeared in the census on 10 JUN 1880 in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: William Samuel COLBY and Hannah (COLBY).

Spouse: Ada MCCALLUM. William I. COLBY and Ada MCCALLUM were married on 7 MAR 1891 in Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine. Children were: Ethel Gladys COLBY.


William Ira COLBY was born on 12 APR 1910 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He died in JUL 1998. Parents: Willaby COLBY and Luella WEBBER.


Photo Prof. William Irving COLBY was born on 29 OCT 1852 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother) He appeared in the census in 1870 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan,.
Census Place: Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan
Source: FHL Film 1254574 National Archives Film T9-0574 Page 107C
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
S. William COLBY Self M M W 27 N H
Occ: Runs Printing Press Fa: N H Mo: N H
Carrie COLBY Wife F M W 23 N H
Occ: Keeping House Fa: N H Mo: N H
Nellie F. COLBY Dau F S W 2 MI
Fa: N H Mo: N H
Bertha M. COLBY Dau F S W 4M MI
Fa: N H Mo: N H
Burt SHERMAN Other M S W 18 N Y
Occ: Printer Fa: N Y Mo: N Y
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He appeared in The San Francisco Call newspaper on 15 SEP 1898 in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California
W. I. COLBY DIVORCED.


A Separation Granted on the Ground of Desertion.

OAKLAND, Sept. 14.— Judge Hall today granted a divorce to W. I. Colby, the German teacher, from Carrie E. Colby on the ground of desertion. Colby testified at the hearing this morning that he had been married in 1875. and that suddenly about a year ago his wife refused to live with him any longer, the cause of which he had been unable to learn. He intimated, however, that a certain Instructor who had rooms in the house was resnonslble for the wife's actions.

Professor Colby has purchased a ticket for New York, and will depart thither next week.

He appeared in the census in 1900 in Manhattan, New York County, New York. He died from acute cardiac debilitation; respiratory paralysis on 5 JUN 1906 at New York City, New York County, New York.
BDSU, June 20, 1906 Obituaries

PROF. W. IRVING COLBY
The many friends of Prof. W. Irving COLBY will be shocked to learn of his sudden death at the Flower Hospital, Manhattan, on June 5. Prof. COLBY had been visiting in Providence, and while there did not enjoy the best of health.

Desiring to consult a specialist he came to New York accompanied by his son-in-law. Before reaching the city, Prof. COLBY's condition became so serious that on arriving at the Grand Central Station, an ambulance was summoned and he was taken to the hospital where he died a few hours later. The immediate cause of his death was acute indigestion. Prof. COLBY was well known in nearly all the large cities of this country as an instructor in the German language, which he began teaching in 1883. He was especially well known in Brooklyn, where he had during the past twelve years taught many classes, his pupils numbering over two thousand. He was author of several German textbooks, among which were "Der Lehrer" and "Der Leitstern" Prof. COLBY was a member of Kismet Temple, Order of the Mystic Shrine, Brooklyn, and of Central City Commandery, No. 25, K. T. of Syracuse. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. FD BEAGLE, of Albany, and Mrs. Walter F. KINGSLEY, of Providence, R.I., and by three grandchildren. The interment took place at Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, on June 8. W. Irving COLBY was a man of lovable nature, noble impulses and high aims, from boyhood he could be thoroughly depended upon. He lived for his friends and his family. He had a kind word for every one and few men were as free from selfishness as was he. Always thoughtful of others, he delighted in doing kind deeds, and his life was one delightful service. He had hosts of loyal friends who will never cease to mourn the sudden departure of the strong, gracious, noble spirit that lived and breathed in Will Irving COLBY.

He was buried in Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York. He has Ancestral File Number 27KK-W9. He was also known as Irving William Colby. Parents: Barnard S. COLBY and Maria Francis HARRIMAN.

Spouse: Carrie Eva FISKE. Prof. William Irving COLBY and Carrie Eva FISKE were married on 12 APR 1875 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, Irvin W. Age: 22 years, Marriage: Carrie E. FISKE Age: 17 years, Date: 12 Apr 1875; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire.) They were divorced on 14 SEP 1898 in Oakland, Alameda County, California. Children were: Helen Frances COLBY, Bertha May COLBY.


William J. COLBY was born on 18 OCT 1957 in East Ely, White Pine County, Nevada. Parents: Henry J. COLBY and Bessie Lenore BREINHOLT.


William James COLBY was born in NOV 1829 in Holland, Erie County, New York. In 1850 he was a pump maker in Newstead, Erie County, New York. He appeared in the census on 3 AUG 1850 in Newstead, Erie County, New York. He appeared in the census on 17 SEP 1860 in Shawnee, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri. He served in the military on 26 NOV 1862 in Civil War.
Name: William J Colby ,
Residence: Marion, Illinois
Enlistment Date: 26 September 1862
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Illinois
Unit Numbers: 305
Service Record: Enlisted as a Sergeant Major on 26 September 1862
Enlisted in Company S, 128th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 04 November 1862.

He appeared in the census on 18 JUN 1870 in Sheldon, Wyoming County, New York. In 1870 he was a pump maker in Sheldon, Wyoming County, New York. He appeared in the census on 29 JUN 1880 in Brighton, Marathon County, Wisconsin. In 1880 he was a pump maker in Brighton, Marathon County, Wisconsin. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Brighton, Marathon County, Wisconsin. (living at home with son William.) He was buried in the Unity - Brighton Cemetery at Brighton, Marathon County, Wisconsin Parents: Hazen James COLBY and Mrs. COLBY.

Spouse: Cordelia HILTON. William James COLBY and Cordelia HILTON were married about 1849. Children were: Hannah COLBY, Walter COLBY, Abigail COLBY, Hazen James COLBY, Orlin Sylvanus COLBY, Dora COLBY, William Watson COLBY, Freeman Adelbert COLBY.

Spouse: Harriett E. (COLBY). William James COLBY and Harriett E. (COLBY) were married about 1865.


William Johnson COLBY was born on 4 MAR 1814 in Enfield, Grafton County, New Hampshire. In 1860 he was a farmer in Williamsfield, Ashtabula County, Ohio. He appeared in the census on 3 AUG 1860 in Williamsfield, Ashtabula County, Ohio. In 1870 he was a farmer in Williamsfield, Ashtabula County, Ohio. He appeared in the census on 16 JUL 1870 in Williamsfield, Ashtabula County, Ohio. He died on 16 JAN 1880 at Ohio. Parents: David COLBY and Naomi JOHNSON.

Spouse: Mary SPELMAN. William Johnson COLBY and Mary SPELMAN were married on 23 MAR 1840 in Ashtabula County, Ohio. Children were: Morris W. COLBY, Emma Namoi COLBY.


William Johnson COLBY was born on 29 AUG 1877 in Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother) He appeared in the census in 1900 in Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 27 APR 1910 in Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 16 JAN 1920 in Mount Vernon, Westchester County, New York. In 1920 he was a secretary - Y. M. C. A. in Mount Vernon, Westchester County, New York. He appeared in the census on 17 APR 1930 in Geneva, Kane County, Illinois. In 1930 he was a manager - publishing house in Geneva, Kane County, Illinois. Parents: Capt. Isaac Newton COLBY and Mary Amelia HASKELL.

Spouse: Margaret L. KING. William Johnson COLBY and Margaret L. KING were married about 1912. Children were: Phillip N. COLBY, Robert COLBY.


William K. COLBY was born in 1835 in Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 19 AUG 1850 in Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Harris COLBY and Mary Ann KELLY.


William Kenneth COLBY was born on 17 SEP 1899 in Kansas. He died on 26 JUN 1910 at Woodston, Rooks County, Kansas. Parents: Dr. Emery Elmer COLBY and Mattie WILLIAMS.


William Kenneth COLBY was born on 10 OCT 1906 in Youngsville, Warren County, Pennsylvania. He died in MAY 1969 at New Jersey. Parents: William Grant COLBY and Ora THOMAS.

Spouse: Mary Florence SWAIN. William Kenneth COLBY and Mary Florence SWAIN were married on 19 DEC 1928 in Bordentown, Burlington County, New Jersey. Children were: William COLBY, John Vincent COLBY, Robert Kenneth COLBY, James Gary COLBY, Constance Helen COLBY, Suzanne Carol COLBY.


William Kimball COLBY was born on 24 OCT 1832 in Bradford, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850 for Bradford.) He appeared in the census in 1850 in Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother) He died on 23 MAR 1903 at Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) Parents: John Stephen Morse COLBY and Rebecca HOPKINSON.


William L. COLBY was born on 21 MAY 1823 in Niagra Falls, Ontario, Canada. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Van Buren, Wayne County, Michigan. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Woodhull, Shiawassee County, Michigan. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Woodhull, Shiawassee County, Michigan. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Woodhull, Shiawassee County, Michigan. He died on 12 APR 1890 at Woodhull, Shiawassee County, Michigan. He was buried in the Graham Cemetery at Woodhull, Shiawassee County, Michigan Parents: William Lord COLBY and Ann UPPER.

Spouse: Eliza Storrs HUNTLEY. William L. COLBY and Eliza Storrs HUNTLEY were married on 21 FEB 1854 in Howell, Livingston County, Michigan. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 1005437; Marriage records 1836-1917; marriage index 1836-1975 Livingston County (Michigan). County Clerk.) Children were: Floyd L. COLBY, Viola E. COLBY, William L. COLBY, Erle Norval COLBY, Sheridan James COLBY.


William L. COLBY was born in 1859 in Woodhull, Shiawassee County, Michigan. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Woodhull, Shiawassee County, Michigan. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1870 in Woodhull, Shiawassee County, Michigan. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Woodhull, Shiawassee County, Michigan. (living at home with father and mother.) He died in 1930 at Woodhull, Shiawassee County, Michigan. He was buried in the Graham Cemetery at Woodhull, Shiawassee County, Michigan Parents: William L. COLBY and Eliza Storrs HUNTLEY.

Spouse: Leila A. (Morrice) FOOTE. William L. COLBY and Leila A. (Morrice) FOOTE were married on 22 MAY 1895 in Perry, Shiawassee County, Michigan.
Groom's name: Wm L. Colby
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Groom's age: 36 years
Groom's birth year: 1859
Groom's birthplace: Michigan
Bride's name: Leila A. Morrice Foote
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Bride's age: 28 years
Bride's birth year: 1867
Bride's birthplace: Michigan
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Marriage place: Perry, Shiawassee, Michigan
Groom's father's name: Wm Colby
Groom's mother's name: Eliza Huntley
Father of bride's name: Morrice
Mother of bride's name: Ann Smith
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Image number: 150
Reference number: v 4 p 188 rn 2385
Collection: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925

Children were: William E. COLBY.

Spouse: Letta REED. William L. COLBY and Letta REED were married on 29 APR 1903 in Owosso, Shiawassee County, Michigan.
Groom's name: William L. Colby
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Groom's age: 44 years
Groom's birth year: 1859
Groom's birthplace: Michigan
Bride's name: Letta A. Reed
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Bride's age: 24 years
Bride's birth year: 1879
Bride's birthplace: Michigan
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Marriage date: 29 Apr 1903
Marriage place: Owosso, Shiawassee, Michigan
Groom's father's name: Wm. Colby
Groom's mother's name: Eliz. Huntley
Father of bride's name: Marcius Reed
Mother of bride's name: E. Abels
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Bride's marital status:
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Additional relatives:
Film number: 2342665
Frame number:
Digital GS number: 4033089
Image number: 471
Reference number: v 4 p 325 rn 5164
Collection: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925


William L. COLBY was born in NOV 1931 in Mount Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey. Parents: Kenneth Wayne COLBY and Verna May NORCROSS.

Spouse: Sara Charlotte PRICE. William L. COLBY and Sara Charlotte PRICE were married about 1956.


William Laurene COLBY was born on 30 AUG 1934 in Shasta County, California. He died on 30 APR 2003 at Redding, Shasta County, California. He was also known as William Laurene Colby. Parents: Franklin Adelbert COLBY and Catherine Mary MARKWICK.


William Lewis COLBY was born on 12 MAY 1847 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 6 JUL 1860 in Sandown, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 9 JUN 1870 in Sandown, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (lving at home with father and mother.) SOURCES: (1) Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850. Haverhill; (2) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Lewis COLBY and Mary EMERSON.


William Lewis COLBY was born on 20 OCT 1847 in Maine. He died on 3 SEP 1849. Parents: Rev. Lewis COLBY and Sarah Fuller GRIGGS.


William Lewis COLBY was born on 7 FEB 1850 in New Jersey. He appeared in the census on 30 SEP 1850 in Van Vorst, Hudson County, New Jersey. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 30 JUN 1860 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and step-mother.) He appeared in the census on 18 JUL 1870 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and step-mother.) He died on 13 JUN 1877 at Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Parents: Rev. Lewis COLBY and Sarah Fuller GRIGGS.


William Lloyd COLBY was born on 4 APR 1867 in Prairie Du Sac, Sauk County, Wisconsin. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Prairie Du Sac, Sauk County, Wisconsin. (living with father) He appeared in the census on 7 JUN 1900 in Irving, Jackson County, Wisconsin. He appeared in the census on 5 APR 1910 in Irving, Jackson County, Wisconsin. He appeared in the census on 5 JAN 1920 in Irving, Jackson County, Wisconsin. He died on 23 DEC 1949 at Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. Parents: Timothy Flanders COLBY and Elizabeth Mary YOUNG.

Spouse: Isabella HOSTRAWSER. William Lloyd COLBY and Isabella HOSTRAWSER were married on 18 SEP 1889 in Trout Run, Jackson County, Wisconsin. Methodist Parsonage, Trout Run, Irving Township. Children were: Clara Vivian COLBY, Norma Merle COLBY, Alva George COLBY, Kenneth Wayne COLBY.


William Lord COLBY was born on 27 APR 1792 in Oswego, Oswego County, New York. (SOURCE: Family Bible of Daniel Colby and Elizabeth Singer.) He died on 27 AUG 1844 at Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Michigan. (SOURCE: Family Bible of Daniel Colby and Elizabeth Singer.) He was buried in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, Michigan. (Spencer Cemetery.) He has more notes..
William Lord Colby was born on April 27, 1792 in Oswego, NY. He married Ann Upper. They had seven children, four girls and three boys. They lived in Canada for a while and in 1833 they moved their family to Michigan from New York state. They first located in Monroe County. Then they moved to Lowell Michigan where they purchased a mill and village property. They finally settled east of Ypsilanti where he kept a hotel called "The Colby House". This was the first hotel located on the old Indian trail (Michigan Ave.) two miles east of Ypsilanti between Detroit and Ypsilanti. The Colby House was erected by Z. Bowen in 1828 and at one time was the most pretentious tavern between Ypsilanti and Detroit. It was afterward conducted by William Colby, and purchased from him by E. D. Lay, and finally sold to a Mr. Wiard.

They also had a 80 acre farm on Rawsonville Road near Ypsilanti, Michigan. When they first settled on the farm, the entire area was a mass of forest. In those days Indians were often seen. Deer and turkeys were plentiful. Prairie schooners furnished the means of conveyance, but a great deal of hauling was done by oxen.

The old farm is currently part of Willow Run Airport and the General Motors plant. William L. Colby died on his farm near Ypsilanti, Michigan. William and Ann are buried in Spencers Cemetery, Washtenaw Co., Michigan. The headstones were removed long ago and replaced with a single monument.

His parents are William Colby and Eleanor Lord. His father and grandfather Philbrick Colby were both in the Revolutionary War.

In 1833 they came from New York state to Michigan and located in Monroe Co. Then they moved to Lowell Michigan where they purchased a mill and village property. They finally settled east of Ypsilanti where he kept a hotel called "The Colby House" for 4 or 5 years. This was the first hotel located on the old indian trail (Michigan Ave.) between Detroit and Ypsilanti. They also had an 80 acres farm in Wayne Co. The old farm is currently part of Willow Run Airport and the General Motors plant. William L. Colby died on his farm near Ypsilanti, Michigan. Both are burried in Spencer Cemetery, Washtenaw Co, Michigan. The headstones were removed long ago and replaced with a single monument with every ones names.

Parents: William COLBY and Eleanor LORD.

Spouse: Ann UPPER. William Lord COLBY and Ann UPPER were married about 1816. Children were: Ellinor COLBY, William L. COLBY, John M. COLBY, Charity Anna COLBY, Alice COLBY, Maria COLBY, Walter Scott COLBY.


William Louis COLBY was born on 4 MAR 1926 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. He appeared in the census on 11 APR 1930 in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. (living at home with father and mother.) He died on 14 OCT 1995 at Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. He had Social Security Number 294-22-1035. Parents: Louis Edgar COLBY and Augusta Elizabeth WALTEREIT.


Photo William M. COLBY was born in 1800 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died on 14 APR 1839 at Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Buried: Union Cemetery, Amesbury, Massachusetts. He was buried in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (Bartlett- Union Cemetery.) Has been suggested he is son of David Colby and Sarah Badger. (their son William drowned in 1824.)

Spouse: Adeline STEVENS. William M. COLBY and Adeline STEVENS were married on 6 OCT 1832 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Elizabeth Stevens COLBY, George William COLBY.


Capt. William M. COLBY was born about 1833 in New York. He served in the military from OCT 1862 to MAY 1863.
Name: William M Colby ,
Residence: Greenville, Illinois
Enlistment Date: 25 October 1862
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Illinois
Unit Numbers: 309 309
Service Record: Enlisted as a Captain on 25 October 1862
Commission in Company F, 130th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 25 October 1862.
Killed Company F, 130th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 22 May 1863 in Vicksburg, MS

He died on 22 MAY 1863 at Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi. Parents: Simeon COLBY and Charlotte Sylvia MUDGE.

Spouse: Hannah V. UPDIKE. Capt. William M. COLBY and Hannah V. UPDIKE were married on 9 MAY 1855 in Illinois. Children were: William A. COLBY, Harry P. COLBY, Carrie V. COLBY.


William M. COLBY was born on 11 DEC 1853 in Merrimack, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Merrimack, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. (family living with father) He died on 6 MAR 1907 at Revere, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.)

Name: William M Colby
Death date: 06 Mar 1907
Death place: Revere,,Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Race or color (expanded): White
Age in years: 53
Estimated birth year: 1854
Birthdate: 1854
Birthplace: Bow, New Hampshire
Marital status: Married
Spouse's name:
Father's name: Luther Colby
Mother's name: Hannah Palmer
Film number: 2217350
Digital GS number: 4282856
Image number: 01272
Reference number: 213
Collection: Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841 - 1915

Parents: Luther COLBY and Hannah B. PALMER.

Spouse: Sarah Frances "Fanny" BRYANT. William M. COLBY and Sarah Frances "Fanny" BRYANT were married on 28 DEC 1876 in Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) They were divorced in 1890. Children were: Florence B. COLBY, Ida Gertruce COLBY.


William Marshall COLBY was born in 1912 in Pennsylvania. He appeared in the census on 3 JAN 1920 in North Irwin, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 3 APR 1930 in Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Ora Alonzo COLBY and Elisie Roxie KNEEN.


William Miles COLBY was born on 11 APR 1866 in Michigan. He appeared in the census on 8 JUL 1870 in Urbana, Monroe County, Iowa. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Clinton, Ringgold County, Iowa. (living at home with father and mother) He appeared in the census on 7 JUN 1900 in Washington, Franklin County, Nebraska. He appeared in the census on 20 APR 1910 in Grant, Franklin County, Nebraska. He appeared in the census on 21 JAN 1920 in Inavale, Webster County, Nebraska. He died on 26 JAN 1937. Parents: Charles Miles COLBY and Mary Sweet MILES.

Spouse: Delila Louise FATTIG. William Miles COLBY and Delila Louise FATTIG were married on 3 OCT 1885 in Buchanan County, Missouri. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 1004804; Marriage records, 1839-1916; marriage index, 1839-1927 Buchanan County (Missouri). Recorder of Deeds.) Children were: Albert COLBY, Bessie COLBY, Clarence COLBY, Elsie COLBY, Silvia COLBY, Clara COLBY, Mina Mabel COLBY.


William Milton COLBY was born in MAY 1829 in Ohio. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 11 JUN 1860 in Summit Corners, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. (living with sister Esther and her family.) He appeared in the census on 21 JUN 1900 in Wesley, Kossuth County, Iowa. He died in 1916. He was buried in the Riverview Cemetery at Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa Parents: James COLBY and Abigail M. METCALF.

Spouse: Mary J. GURNEE. William Milton COLBY and Mary J. GURNEE were married on 4 SEP 1867 in Cottage Grove, Dane County, Wisconsin. Children were: Mabel COLBY.


William Milton Somerville COLBY was born on 7 FEB 1869 in Michigan. He appeared in the census on 7 JUL 1870 in Algona, Kossuth County, Iowa. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 23 JUN 1880 in Wesley, Kossuth County, Iowa. (living at home with father.) He appeared in the census on 1 JUN 1900 in Clear Lake, Union Twp, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. (living at home with mother.) Parents: Jonas P COLBY and Margaret E. SOMERVILLE.

Spouse: Florence Airs LEAVENWORTH. William Milton Somerville COLBY and Florence Airs LEAVENWORTH were married on 7 JUN 1900 in Clear Lake, Union Twp, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa.


Dr. William Morrill COLBY was born in JUN 1868 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Wakefield, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) In 1900 he was a Physician in Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 6 JUL 1900 in Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census in 1910 in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Prisoner; Middlesex County House of Corrections and Jail. He appeared in the census on 10 APR 1930 in Randolph, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. In 1930 he was a Physician in Randolph, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. Parents: Dr. Edward Porter COLBY and Annie S. JUDSON.


William Myron COLBY was born about 1931. Parents: Carl William COLBY and Ruth Atwood FLANDERS.

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