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William W. COLBY was born in 1849 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. (living with father) He appeared in the census in 1860 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1870 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. (living at home with mother.) Parents: William G. COLBY and Amelia KNIGHT.


William W. COLBY was born on 23 OCT 1866 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.)

Name: William W. Colby
Gender: Male
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Birth Date: 22 Oct 1866
Birthplace: Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts
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Father's Name: Wallace Colby
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Georgianna S.
Mother's Birthplace:
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I10074-9
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
Source Film Number: 1428037
Reference Number: v 186 p 196
Collection: Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915
Parents: Wallace COLBY and Georgianna F. HALL.


William W. COLBY was born on 20 SEP 1913 in Pueblo County, Colorado. He appeared in the census on 31 JAN 1920 in Pueblo County, Colorado. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 13 APR 1930 in Pueblo County, Colorado. (living at home with father and mother.) He died on 26 FEB 1990 at Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado. He had Social Security Number 522-07-5275. He was buried in the Imperial Memorial Gardens at Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado Parents: Ernest Leroy COLBY and Edith A. OSTERHOUT.

Spouse: Margaret L. CROSS. William W. COLBY and Margaret L. CROSS were married about 1937. Children were: David Edward COLBY.


William W. COLBY was born in 1921 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 14 APR 1930 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: Chester Earle COLBY and Addie May WHITE.


William W. COLBY was born on 16 OCT 1924 in Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1930 in Norfolk, St. Lawrence County, New York. (living at home with father.) He died on 27 JAN 1979 at Massena, St. Lawrence County, New York. He had Social Security Number 128-18-7541. Parents: Rosco John COLBY and Ella HOURIHAN.


Photo William Wallace COLBY was born on 24 JUN 1818 in Eaton [Madison], Carroll County, New Hampshire. 1900 cenus give 1819 as dob. He filed marriage intentions on 1 NOV 1840 in West Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850 for West Newbury.) In 1850 he was a shoemaker in Methuen, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 5 SEP 1850 in Methuen, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Methuen, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts.
Census Place: Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts
Source: FHL Film 1254530 National Archives Film T9-0530 Page 355B
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
William W. COLBY Self M M W 62 NH
Occ: Funeral Undertaker Fa: NH Mo: NH
Lavina C. COLBY Wife F M W 37 NH
Occ: Keeps House Fa: NH Mo: NH
Susan J. COLBY Dau F S W 22 NH
Occ: School Teacher Fa: NH Mo: NH
Mary F. COLBY Dau F S W 20 MA
Occ: At Home Fa: NH Mo: NH
Arthur E. COLBY Son M S W 17 MA
Occ: Clerk In Store Fa: NH Mo: NH
Guy I. COLBY Son M S W 14 MA
Occ: Works In Cotton Mill Fa: NH Mo: NH
Alice L. COLBY Dau F S W 2 MA
Fa: NH Mo: NH
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In 1900 he was an Undertaker in Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census on 16 APR 1910 in Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts. In 1910 he was an Undertaker in Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died on 7 MAR 1913 at Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts. He was a cordwainer. He was buried in the Bellvue Cemetery at Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts
NOTES: William Wallace Colby, an undertaker and funeral director of Lawrence, and one of those who have carried on this business longest in this city, was born in Eaton, now Madison, N.H., June 24, 1818, son of Ebenezer Colby. The Colby family traces its ancestry back in direct line to the year 1133. It was first represented on American soil by Anthony Colby, who came from old England to New England at a very early date, settling in Amesbury, Essex County. The Colby homestead in Amesbury, that has not been out of the possession of the family since it was acquired by Anthony Colby, is now owned and occupied by two maiden sisters.

Coleman Colby, the grandfather of William W., was a New Hampshire farmer. He was first married to Phoebe Garland, and subsequently to a Miss Barrows. He reared nine children; namely, Coleman, Ebenezer, Judith, Timothy, Phoebe, Rachel, Abram, Richard, and Lorenzo. Richard, a lawyer, died comparatively young. Lorenzo had reached the age of fourscore when he died in Chelsea, Mass. Ebenezer Colby, born in Eaton, N.H., March 12, 1791, died in the same place in the winter of 1859. An industrious husbandman, he toiled early and late on his rocky farm to support his family. He was twice married. His first wife, Dorothy, a daughter of Philip Jackson, of Eaton, N.H., died at the age of forty-two years. Of their six children, a daughter died in infancy. The others were: John, Mary Ann, William Wallace, Charlotte, and Stephen. A second marriage united Ebenezer with Mary Morrison, of Freedom, N.H., who bore him three children --Eben, Albion, and Mary. Of his nine children, two are living -- William W. and Eben. Eben is a farmer in Moultonboro, N.H.

After completing his education in the district schools of Eaton, William W. Colby assisted in the care of the home farm until he attained his majority. Then, in June, 1839, he left home with ten dollars in his pockets, five of which was borrowed from a neighbor, and began the struggle of life in earnest. Having taken the stage-coach at three o'clock in the morning, he reached Dover, some seventy miles distant, at ten o'clock that night. Early next day he resumed his journey, reaching Haverhill, Mass., at three o'clock in the afternoon. Here he accepted work on a farm at twelve dollars a month. At the end of nine months he had saved ninety-six dollars, for which he took his employer's note. During the ensuing winter, in East Haverhill, he worked as an apprentice at the shoemaker's trade for his board. In the following summer he took charge of the farm of a widow in the vicinity. About eight years after his marriage he settled in Lawrence, where he was active in municipal affairs for a time. In 1864 and 1865 he was a member of the Common Council. After this he conducted an express business between Boston and Methuen for a time. During the years 1871 and 1872 he was superintendent of the cemetery. In 1875 he engaged in the undertaking business, which he has since successfully carried on. In politics he is a stanch Republican, and he belongs to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. The senior Deacon of the Free Baptist church, he has the distinction of being the oldest living member of the society.

Mr. Colby was married November 26, 1840, to Elizabeth A. F. George, a daughter of Moses George, of East Haverhill, Mass. Of their ten children, three have passed away, namely: Eli, who died in infancy; Frederick A., at the age of fifteen years; and Edward L., who contracted consumption while serving in the late Rebellion, and died at Oakland Cal., in June, 1887, leaving a widow and two children. The seven living are: George M., who is in the undertaking business with his brother; William R., who lives in the west, and has two children; Charles M., who is employed by the Lawrence Board of Health; Arthur E., who is in business with his father, and has a wife and three children; Guy I., who is the manager of the meat market of Swift & Co. and Springfield, Ill., and has a wife and three children; Susan Jane, who is the wife of Captain Frank F. Eastman, of the United States army, stationed at Vancouver, Wash., and has six children; and Mary F., who is the wife of John W. Bolton, of Lawrence, and has five children. Mrs. Elizabeth Colby died in July, 1874, aged fifty-three years. On September 2, 1875, Mr. Colby married Lavinia C. Pray, of Lawrence. They have one child, Alice Lavinia, who was graduated from the Lawrence High School in 1897. Source: "Histories and Genealogies of Essex County, Massachusetts, Plus Biographical Sketches of Leading citizens."

(BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.)
Parents: Ebenezer COLBY and Dorothy JACKSON.

Spouse: Elizabeth Ann Florantha GEORGE. William Wallace COLBY and Elizabeth Ann Florantha GEORGE were married on 26 NOV 1840 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: George Moses COLBY, William Rufus COLBY, Edward Leroy COLBY, Charles Milton COLBY, Frederick Alonzo COLBY, Eli Wentworth COLBY, Susan Jane COLBY, May Florantha COLBY, Arthur Eugene COLBY, Guy Irving COLBY I.

Spouse: Lavinia Clifford PRAY. William Wallace COLBY and Lavinia Clifford PRAY were married on 2 SEP 1875 in Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Alice Lavina COLBY.


William Wallace COLBY was born about 1829 in Massachusetts. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. (living at home with father and mother) He served in the military from JUL 1863 to MAY 1864 in Civil War.
Name: William W Colby ,
Residence: Haverhill, Massachusetts
Occupation: Shoemaker
Enlistment Date: 15 July 1863
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Massachusetts
Unit Numbers: 909 909
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 15 July 1863 at the age of 32
Drafted in Company D, 18th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 15 July 1863.
Killed Company D, 18th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 08 May 1864 in Spotsylvania Court House, VA

He died on 8 MAY 1864 at Civil War. Parents: Philip COLBY and Susan C. MORRILL.


William Wallace COLBY was born in JUN 1832 in Wiscasset, Lincoln County, Maine. (BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.) Parents: Hezekiah COLBY and Mary RUNDLET.


William Wallace COLBY was born in NOV 1834 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: 1850 Massachusetts Census. Amesbury, Essex County, page 65. Age 16.) He died on 3 APR 1905 at Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.) He was buried in the Union Cemetery at Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Parents: William Tyler COLBY and Joanna French GILL.


William Wallace COLBY was born in OCT 1857 in Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. He appeared in the census on 10 AUG 1860 in Ela, Lake County, Illinois. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 22 JUL 1870 in Cuba, Lake County, Illinois. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in JUN 1880 in Kirwin, Phillips County, Kansas. He was also known as Wallace William Colby. Parents: William Henry COLBY and Fanny Hutchison HUNNEWELL.

Spouse: Mamie L. HUGUNIN. William Wallace COLBY and Mamie L. HUGUNIN were married on 16 OCT 1884 in Kirwin, Phillips County, Kansas. Children were: Ethel M. COLBY, Edith P. COLBY, Madge COLBY, Pansy B. COLBY, Ada Grace COLBY.


William Wallace COLBY was born on 29 DEC 1873 in Kansas. He appeared in the census in JUN 1880 in Moultonborough, Carroll County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother) Parents: Ebenezer COLBY and Emeline M. BANDFIELD.


William Walter COLBY was born on 4 FEB 1849 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died in 1907. Burial: Church Street Cemetery, Merrimac, Massachusets. Birth at Bear Hill.
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: Alston Gilman COLBY (twin) and Sarah GERRY.


William Walter COLBY was born on 11 AUG 1880 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. (living at home with father.) He appeared in the census in 1930 in South Thomaston, Knox County, Maine.
Jocelynn Chubbuck

01/08/97
WOOLWICH - Jocelynn "Mary Jo" V. Chubbuck, 65, of Walker Road, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 1997, at Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick.

She was born June 14, 1931, in Rockland, the daughter of Kenneth W. and Peggy B. Bowen Colby.

She graduated from St. Joseph's Academy in South Berwick in 1949, and later from Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in 1953.

On Aug. 27, 1953, she married Kenneth T. Chubbuck.

She worked at Bath Memorial Hospital and Parkview Hospital as an operating room nurse. From 1964-68, she worked at Togus VA Hospital as night supervisor nurse in the psychiatric ward. From 1976-79, she worked as a part-time nurse in first aid at Bath Iron Works.

She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, American Legion Auxiliary Post 21, the Woolwich Grange No. 68, the Cosmopolitan Club in Bath, and the Maine Nurses Association.

She loved animals and reading, enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family.

Besides her husband of 43 years of Woolwich, she is survived by three sons, Timothy B. Chubbuck of Woolwich, Fred H. Chubbuck of Waterville, and Kenneth Todd Chubbuck of Bath; a daughter, Kendra Miller of Bath; a brother, Donald Colby of West Bath; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be Friday at 2 p.m. at Mayo, Curtis & Hill Funeral Home, 819 High St., Bath, with the Rev. Joseph R. McKenna of St. Mary's Church officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 346, Augusta, ME 04330, or the American Lung Association, 128 Sewall St., Augusta, ME 04330.

Parents: Jacob Ruggles COLBY and Jessie Ann MCDONALD.

Spouse: Dorothy B. LURVEY. William Walter COLBY and Dorothy B. LURVEY were married on 7 AUG 1913 in South Thomaston, Knox County, Maine. Children were: Kenneth William COLBY, Ralph Lurvey COLBY, Ruby COLBY, Chester W. COLBY, Bernice COLBY.


William Walter COLBY was born on 12 JAN 1880 in Brighton, Marathon County, Wisconsin. He appeared in the census on 15 JUN 1880 in Brighton, Marathon County, Wisconsin. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: William Watson COLBY and Elenore Eliza THOMPSON.


Photo William Warner COLBY was born on 17 AUG 1845 in Bristol, Grafton County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census in 1850 in Barnstead, Belknap County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother) He appeared in the census in 1860 in Constantine, St. Joseph County, Michigan. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1870 in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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William W. Colby 24 M Farmer IN
Rosetta 16 F IN
William Colby 66 M Shoemaker NH
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He appeared in the census in 1880 in Tyrone, Kent County, Michigan.
Census Place: Tyrone, Kent, Michigan
Source: FHL Film 1254587 National Archives Film T9-0587 Page 468A
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Wm. COLBY Self M M W 37 NY
Occ: Carpenter Fa: UNKNOWN Mo: UNKNOWN
Rosette J. COLBY Wife F M W 26 IN
Occ: House Keeper Fa: NY Mo: NY
Warren W. COLBY Son M S W 7 MI
Occ: In School Fa: NY Mo: IN
Clara B. COLBY Dau F S W 2 MI
Fa: NY Mo: IN
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He died on 20 AUG 1929 at Laramie, Albany County, Wyoming. He was buried in the Greenhill Cemetery at Laramie, Albany County, Wyoming Parents: William COLBY and Hannah Locke BROWN.

Spouse: Rosetta Jane LOVEJOY. William Warner COLBY and Rosetta Jane LOVEJOY were married on 16 AUG 1868 in Kent County, Michigan. (SOURCE: Kent County, Michigan Marriages, 1851-70. County court records located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. These records were extracted from WPA records at the Michigan State Library in Lansing.)
Children were: Warren Warner COLBY, Emma Mae COLBY, Clara Belle COLBY, Hannah Mabel COLBY.


William Warren COLBY was born in 1875 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. (living at home with father and mother.) He was also known as Wallace Colby. (listed as Wallace in 1880 census.) (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.


William Warren COLBY was born on 1 MAY 1904 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 7 JAN 1920 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (lving at home with father and mother.) He died on 25 JUL 1969 at Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He had Social Security Number 001-14-5321 . Parents: Almond Sterling COLBY and Susan Tilton HOYT.

Spouse: Frances Doris GILMAN. William Warren COLBY and Frances Doris GILMAN were married on 17 JUN 1923 in Center Sandwich, Carroll County, New Hampshire. They appeared in the census on 11 APR 1930 in Sandwich, Carroll County, New Hampshire. Children were: Susan Victoria COLBY, Phyllis COLBY, Abby COLBY.


William Watson COLBY was born in JUL 1858 in Wisconsin. He appeared in the census on 18 JUN 1870 in Sheldon, Wyoming County, New York. (living at home with father and step-mother.) He appeared in the census on 15 JUL 1880 in Brighton, Marathon County, Wisconsin. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Brighton, Marathon County, Wisconsin. He appeared in the census on 11 MAY 1910 in Brighton, Marathon County, Wisconsin. He died in 1944. He was buried in the Unity - Brighton Cemetery at Brighton, Marathon County, Wisconsin Parents: William James COLBY and Cordelia HILTON.

Spouse: Elenore Eliza THOMPSON. William Watson COLBY and Elenore Eliza THOMPSON were married on 17 AUG 1878. (SOURCE: Wisconsin Marriages, pre-1907.) Children were: William Walter COLBY, Ada/Ida COLBY, George Eugene COLBY, Frank E. COLBY, James Liman COLBY, Burt A. "Bertie" COLBY.

Spouse: Mary J. (COLBY). William Watson COLBY and Mary J. (COLBY) were married about 1901.


William Webster COLBY was born on 14 NOV 1867 in Ogden, Monroe County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Ogden, Monroe County, New York. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Ogden, Monroe County, New York. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1900 in Ogden, Monroe County, New York. He died on 11 JUL 1944 at Spencerport, Monroe County, New York. Parents: Edward Harvey COLBY and Sarah WEBSTER.

Spouse: Martha E. "Mattie" FLAGG. William Webster COLBY and Martha E. "Mattie" FLAGG were married in 1890 in New York. Children were: Marion COLBY, Eastman Flagg COLBY, Irene F. COLBY, Claude W. COLBY.


William Wilson COLBY was born in 1857 in Vermont. He appeared in the census in 1860 in Chesterfield, Essex County, New York. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1870 in Jay, Essex County, New York. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Wells, Hamilton County, New York. (living with father) Parents: Blanchard William COLBY and Elizabeth FLOYDS.


William Winter COLBY was born on 12 APR 1885 in St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri. He died on 9 MAY 1937 at Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California. Parents: James Eli COLBY and Minerva "Minnie" HILLS.

Spouse: Dorothy Caroline BARNAYS. William Winter COLBY and Dorothy Caroline BARNAYS were married on 20 APR 1914 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California. They were divorced on 26 AUG 1935 in Reno, Washoe County, Nevada. Children were: William Winter COLBY, Barnays COLBY.


William Winter COLBY was born on 5 OCT 1915 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California. He died on 11 DEC 2001 at Fallbrook, San Diego County, California. Parents: William Winter COLBY and Dorothy Caroline BARNAYS.


Williard COLBY was born on 21 AUG 1872 in Hamilton County, Nebraska. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Tyrone, Kent County, Michigan. (living with father. Listed as Wm. D. Colby) He appeared in the census in 1910 in Comstock, Custer County, Nebraska. (living with sister Alice and her family.) (BOOK SOURCE: "The Churchill Family in America" pub. by the Family of Gardner A. Churchill.) Parents: Spencer COLBY and Josephine CHURCHILL.


Photo Williba COLBY was born on 3 NOV 1804 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Calculated from age given at time of death. He appeared in the census on 16 OCT 1850 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Willaba Colby 45 M Farmer $1,800 NH
Eliza 46 F NH
Adeline 17 F NH
Harriet 15 F NH Y
Emily 13 F NH Y
George 10 M NH Y
John 4 M NH
David Colby 60 M None Mass
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He appeared in the census on 8 JUN 1860 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Williba Colby 55 M Farmer $2,600 NH
Eliza 56 F Mass
George H. 20 M Marble worker NH
John D. 14 M NH
David Colby 70 M NH
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He appeared in the census on 18 JUN 1870 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Williba Colby 65 M Farmer $2,800 NH
Eliza 67 F Keeps house NH
David 79 M Farm laborer NH
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He appeared in the census in 1880 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (livng with son John) He died on 7 NOV 1891 at Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
Name: Willabee Colby
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Death Date (Original): 07 Nov 1891
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Death Place: Warner
Gender: Male
Race (Original): W
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Age: 87
Estimated Birth Year: 1804
Birthplace: Warner, , New Hampshire
Marital Status: Widowed
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Father: Hezekiah Colby
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Clerk's Locality: Warner, , New Hampshire
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Film Number: 1001068
Digital Folder Number: 4243491
Image Number: 00891
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Collection: New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947
He was buried in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (Pine Grove Cemetery.) The cause of death was listed as Liver. Parents: Hezekiah COLBY and Mary COLBY.

Spouse: Eliza SMITH. Williba COLBY and Eliza SMITH were married about 1826. Children were: Adeline S. COLBY, Harriet COLBY, Emily COLBY, George H. COLBY, Walter H. COLBY, John D. COLBY.


Williba /Willaby COLBY was born on 28 JUL 1821 in Sutton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) He died on 31 MAY 1848. He was buried in the Sawyer Hill Cemetery at Canaan, Grafton County, New Hampshire Parents: Willoughby COLBY and Elizabeth TEWKSBURY.


Willie COLBY was born on 15 JUL 1863 in Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin. He died on 25 AUG 1863 at Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Buried at Beaver Dam Cemetery, Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin. Listed as "Little Willie"
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: George COLBY and Olive R. TUCKER.


Willie COLBY was born on 15 OCT 1871 in South Antrim, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. He was adopted. SOURCE: "History of Weare, New Hampshire 1735-1888" by William Little, pub. 1888. Parents: George Eaton COLBY and Almira E. HARRIMAN.


Willie COLBY was born in MAY 1883 in Brasher Falls, St. Lawrence County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1900 in Brasher Falls, St. Lawrence County, New York. (living at home with father and mother.) He died in 1901 at Brasher Falls, St. Lawrence County, New York. Parents: Walter W. COLBY and Esther Mary TAVERNIER.


Willie B. COLBY was born in 1874 in Woodstock, Windsor County, Vermont. He appeared in the census in JUN 1880 in Woodstock, Windsor County, Vermont. (living with father and mother. Pauper; living at poorhouse.) Parents: Sylvanus COLBY and Ellen A. SANDERSON.


Willie D. COLBY was born on 17 APR 1865 in Candia, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. He died on 7 MAY 1865 at Candia, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. He was buried in the Candia Village Cemetery at Candia, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Parents: Augustus G. COLBY and Harriet N. HALL.


Willie E. COLBY was born on 26 MAY 1867 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died on 12 JUL 1867 at Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. Parents: Charles H. COLBY and Emily S. DREW.


Willie Omer COLBY was born on 8 NOV 1883 in Clinton County, Indiana. (SOURCE: Clinton County, Indiana Index to Birth Records, 1882-1920, Volume I-II.) He appeared in the census on 11 JUN 1900 in Adams, Hamilton County, Indiana. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 21 APR 1910 in Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 16 JAN 1920 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas. Parents: Ambrose COLBY and Sarah C. LONG.


Willis COLBY was born on 18 DEC 1862 in Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio. He died on 20 DEC 1862 at Defiance County, Ohio. Parents: Dr. Levi COLBY (twin) and Harriet Richardson PHELPS.


Willis C. COLBY was born on 26 MAR 1908 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. He appeared in the census in 1920 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1930 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He died on 20 MAY 1988 at Wiscasset, Lincoln County, Maine. He had Social Security Number 006-07-3107.
Social Security Death Index
Name:
Willis C. Colby
SSN: 006-07-3107
Last Residence: 04578 Wiscasset, Lincoln, Maine, United States of America
Born: 8 Mar 1908
Died: May 1988
State (Year) SSN issued: Maine (Before 1951 )

Parents: Ernest Ellsworth COLBY and Sybel C. SMITH.

Spouse: Ada F. GREENLEAF. Willis C. COLBY and Ada F. GREENLEAF were married on 16 OCT 1930 in Westport, Lincoln County, Maine.
Maine Marriages, 1892-1996
Groom's Name:
Colby Willis C
Groom's Residence: Westbrook, ME
Bride's Name: Greenleaf Ada F
Bride's Residence: Westport, ME
Marriage Date: 16 Oct 1930
Certificate: 0


Willis D. COLBY was born on 25 APR 1865 in Wilson, Niagara County, New York. He appeared in the census in 1880 in St. Johns, Clinton County, Michigan. (living at home with father and mother.) Parents: David M. COLBY and Laura Adelaide RANDALL.


Willis Dwight COLBY was born in 1855 in Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio. He appeared in the census on 5 JUN 1860 in Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 26 JUL 1870 in Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 8 APR 1930 in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama. He died on 8 AUG 1938 at Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama.
Name: Willie Dwight Colby
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Death Date: 08 Aug 1938
Death Place: Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama
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Age at Death: 84y4m28d
Estimated Birth Date: 1854
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Spouse's Name: Mabel E. Colby
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Father's Name: J. Colby
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Mother's Name: Almira Hull
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Film Number: 1908568
Reference Number: cn 18161
Collection: Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974
Parents: Dr. Jonas COLBY and Almira HULL.

Spouse: Mabel E. CARROLL. Willis Dwight COLBY and Mabel E. CARROLL were married about 1880.


Willis H. COLBY was born on 7 MAR 1874 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. (living with father) Parents: Arthur A. COLBY and Rebecca P. SMITH.


Photo Willis H. COLBY was born in 1918 in Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 3 JAN 1920 in Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 12 APR 1930 in Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) He died in 1958 at Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He was buried in the Blossom Hill Cemetery at Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Parents: Raymond Willis COLBY and Florence H. R. STONEHAM.

Spouse: Martha J. ROBBINS. Willis H. COLBY and Martha J. ROBBINS were married about 1949.


Willis Huston COLBY was born on 20 APR 1869 in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. (Death certificate give dob as 12 Sep 1868.) He appeared in the census on 11 JUN 1870 in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 11 JUN 1880 in Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 15 JUN 1900 in Littleton, Grafton County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 28 APR 1910 in Dry Valley, Walker County, Georgia. He appeared in the census on 10 JAN 1920 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan. In 1920 he was a printer - owns shop in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan. He appeared in the census on 6 APR 1930 in Hendersonville, Henderson County, North Carolina. In 1930 he was a newpaper publisher in Hendersonville, Henderson County, North Carolina. He died on 26 SEP 1936 at Southern Pines, Moore County, North Carolina. (SOURCE: Ancestry.com. North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975.) He was buried on 28 SEP 1936 in Aberdeen, Moore County, North Carolina. Parents: John Fogg COLBY and Emma Matilda HUSTON.

Spouse: Halcyone M. "Hallie" PARKER. Willis Huston COLBY and Halcyone M. "Hallie" PARKER were married on 27 MAY 1893 in Littleton, Grafton County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, Willis R., Age: 24 years; Marriage: Hallie M. PARKER, Age: 16 years; Date: 27 May 1893; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire.)

Spouse: Estella B. (COLBY). Willis Huston COLBY and Estella B. (COLBY) were married about 1908. Children were: Emmaline COLBY.

Spouse: Alice STONE. Willis Huston COLBY and Alice STONE were married after 1930.


Willis Ralph COLBY was born on 8 FEB 1903 in Beloit, Mitchell County, Kansas. He appeared in the census on 23 JAN 1920 in Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming. (living at home with father and mother.) He died on 13 JUN 1941 at Casper, Natrona County, Wyoming. Parents: Freeling Seymour COLBY and Emma Viola JACKSON.


Willis Timothy COLBY was born in 1844 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 1860 in Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother) He served in the military from APR 1862 to AUG 1862.
Name: Willis T Colby ,
Residence: Concord, New Hampshire
Enlistment Date: 02 April 1862
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: U.S. Volunteers
Unit Numbers: 3016 3016
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 02 April 1862 at the age of 18
Enlisted in Company E, 1st SS Regiment VO on 02 April 1862.
POW on 27 June 1862 at Gaines' Mill, VA
Wounded on 27 June 1862 at Gaines' Mill, VA
Died of disease Company E, 1st SS Regiment VO on 04 August 1862 in Fort Monroe, VA
He died on 4 AUG 1862 at Hampton, Virginia. (SOURCE: FHL Film 1003063, Congregational Parish Records for Warner, New Hampshire.)

Name: Willis T Colby
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Death Date (Original): 04 Aug 1862
Death Date (Standardized): 04 Aug 1862
Death Place: Warner
Gender: Male
Race (Original): W
Race (Standardized): White
Age: 18
Estimated Birth Year: 1844
Birthplace: Warner, , New Hampshire
Marital Status: Single
Spouse:
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Father: Barnard Colby
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Mother: Deborah
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Clerk's Locality: Warner, , New Hampshire
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Film Number: 1001068
Digital Folder Number: 4243491
Image Number: 00879
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Collection: New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947
The cause of death was listed as Chrones diarrhea. Parents: Barnard S. COLBY and Deborah DOWLING.


Willis Wood COLBY was born on 25 AUG 1854 in New York. He appeared in the census in 1870 in Rock Creek, Jefferson County, Kansas. (living at home with father and mother.) In 1880 he was a Runs job wagon in Denver, Arapahoe County, Colorado. He appeared in the census in 1880 in Denver, Arapahoe County, Colorado. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census on 4 JUN 1900 in Denver, Arapahoe County, Colorado. (living at home with mother.) In 1900 he was a brick layer in Denver, Arapahoe County, Colorado. He appeared in the census on 7 JAN 1920 in Denver, Arapahoe County, Colorado. He died on 25 DEC 1927 at Denver, Arapahoe County, Colorado. He was buried in the Fairmount Cemetery at Denver, Arapahoe County, Colorado Parents: Newell COLBY and Cynthia Wood TICKNOR.

Spouse: Jennie "Jane" PURSE. Willis Wood COLBY and Jennie "Jane" PURSE were married on 31 DEC 1902 in Denver, Arapahoe County, Colorado. Children were: Myron F. COLBY, Charles Edward COLBY.


Willoughby COLBY was born on 23 SEP 1723 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He was baptized on 25 JAN 1735/36 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died in JUN 1748 at Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Had 1 child that died in infancy. Willoughby's brother Ezekiel, was administrator of his will, dividing it among his brothers, sisters, his widow Hannan, and his mother, Frances.
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 listed as Wilobe Colby; (3). "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970. Parents: Thomas COLBY and Frances (COLBY).

Spouse: Hannah TEWKSBURY. Willoughby COLBY and Hannah TEWKSBURY were married on 12 FEB 1746/47 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850 for Amesbury.) Children were: Anna COLBY.


Photo Willoughby COLBY was born on 28 FEB 1745 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He was baptized on 22 MAY 1748 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850 for Amesbury.) He died on 30 OCT 1829 at Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
Second son of Abraham and Elizabeth (Blaisdell) Colby, was born in Amesbury, MA, on 28 Feb 1745. He died 30 Oct 1829 and is buried in the Evans cemetery on White Rock Hill Road in Bow, NH. At the age of 21, he resolved to penetrate the forests of New Hampshire for the purpose of selecting a location for his father, four brothers, and himself. The spot selected was on Wood Hill in the town of Bow. The homestead was originally on both sides of Wood Hill Road. The section east of the road was later separated by the road (Woodhill-Hooksett Road) from Wood Hill to Great Hill. The house is at the northeast corner of the intersection. (William "Willie" Colby, and his wife, Frances, lived there until his death on 25 Jul 1969) Willaby soon went back to his Amesbury home and married Sarah Sargent of Newton, NH, on 14 Jan 1767. She was born 3 Dec 1745. They started making arrangements to emigrate to their new home. His first child, James, was born in the Fall of 1767. The next Spring, they all started for their new home in Bow, his wife on horseback with their child in her arms. He soon built a frame house east of where his son Philip afterward lived. In 1774 he purchased of Benjamin Noyes, a hundred acre lot, No.5, 14th Range, in the Bow Bog District, which he divided between his rtwo sons, James and Philip. This lot was called Nottencook. He was well skilled in the use of carpenter's tools and would glide over a frame as safely as on terra firma. Their first log house stood a short distance south of where William Elliot lived in 1892, where his father, Abraham, with the youngest son, Jonathan lived and died. He signed the Association Test, along with his father, Abraham, on 3 Sep 1776. He was a Revolutionary soldier. In July 1777, Lt. Willaby Colby, with seven others, under Capt. Benjamin Bean, marched for the relief of Fort Ticonderoga. On their arrival at the Fort in Charlestown, NH (Old Fort No.4) news came of its evacuation and orders to return. They were in service seven days. In February 1781, he petitioned the General Court for payments for his services in the war, stating that in July of 1777, he was drafted by Capt. Benjamin Bean to march to Ticonderoga. Capt. Bean died shortly after their return and did not pay them. In 1792, he, Enoch Noyes, and Timothy Dix, were chosen a committee to accept of the meeting house, if work was done according to previous agreement. He was one of the Town Selectmen in 1796 and 1797. His wife, Sarah, died at Bow on 22 Apr 1796 at the age of 54.

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; (4) "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.


The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 32 page 235
Mrs. Edith Straight Hastings.
DAR ID Number: 31624
Born in Niagara Falls, New York.
Descendant of Willaby COLBY, Col. Daniel Moore, David Hammond, Deacon Thomas
Shirley, James Shirley and John Straight.
Daughter of Russell James Straight and Augusta Shirley, his wife.
Granddaughter of Randall Straight, (1816-79) and Mariah Clark, (1815-73), his wife, m. 1840; Alfred Shirley and Jane Woodbury, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Matthew Straight, (b. 1796) and Elizabeth Card, (b. 1798), his wife; John Shirley, (b. 1797) and Margaret Houston, his wife; Hazadiah Woodbury and Anna Hammond, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of John Straight and Elizabeth Downing, his 1st wife; James Shirley, (1759-1855), and Mary Moore, (1759-1850), his wife; Robert Houston and Ann Barr, his wife; Hazadiah Woodbury, Jr. and Hepsibah COLBY, his wife; David Hammond and Hannah Eastman, his wife, m. 1792.
Gr.-gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Thomas Shirley and Margaret (Shirley), (1727-1820), his wife, m. 1751; Daniel Moore and Ann Cox, (1729-1804), his wife; Willaby COLBY and Sarah Sargeant, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-gr.-gr.-granddaughter of James Shirley and Janet (Shirley), his wife, (parents of Margaret.)
Willaby COLBY, (1745-1829), signed the Assocation Test and volunteered for the relief of Ticonderoga. He was born in Amesbury, Mass.; died in Bow, N. H.
Daniel Moore was a member of the Committee of Safety of Bedford and served as colonel of militia. He was born in Londonderry; died in Bedford, N. H.
David Hammond, (1757-1840), was placed on the pension roll of New Hampshire for four years actual service as private in the New Hampshire line. He was born in Rowley, Mass.; died in Bow, N. H.
Thomas Shirley, (1728-1808), was a patriot of Goffstown where he died.
James Shirley, (1700-96), signed the Assocation Test of Chester. He was born in Ireland; died in Chester, N. H.
John Straight, (1758-1860), was placed on the pension roll of Ohio for service as private in the Rhode Island line. He was born in West Greenwich, R. I.; died in Sandy Fork, Ohio.

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 126
Mrs. Clara L. Flanders Messer.
DAR ID Number: 125191
Born in Londonderry, N. H.
Wife of Amos H. Messer.
Descendant of Willaby Colby, as follows:
1. Samuel Flanders (1811-62) m. 1836 Emily Colby (1813-85).
2. Philip Colby (1773-1855) m. 1797 Hannah Bailey (1777-1827).
3. Willaby Colby m. 1766 Sarah Sargent (1742-96).
Willaby Colby (1745-1829) signed the Association Test and volunteered for the relief of Ticonderoga. He was born in Amesbury, Mass.; died in Bow, N. H.
(6). The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 126
Mrs. Sarah Josephine Messer Pay.
DAR ID Number: 125192
Born in Pittsfield, N. H.
Wife of Benjamin Franklin Pay.
Descendant of Willaby Colby, as follows:
1. Amos H. Messer (b. 1846) m. 1868 Clara L. Flanders (b. 1849).
2. Silas Messer (b. 1819) m. 1840 Nancy T. Hadley (b. 1821).
3. Israel Hadley (b. 1781) m. 1806 Sally Woodbury (1789-1875).
4. Hezediah Woodbury (1764-1842) m. 1788 Hepsibah Colby (1769-1862).

Parents: Abraham COLBY and Elizabeth BLAISDELL.

Spouse: Sarah SARGENT. Willoughby COLBY and Sarah SARGENT were married on 14 JAN 1767 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850 for Amesbury.) Children were: James COLBY, Hepsebeth COLBY, Sarah COLBY, Philip COLBY, Miriam COLBY, Judith COLBY, Sarah COLBY.

Spouse: Molly SARGENT. Willoughby COLBY and Molly SARGENT were married on 28 MAR 1797 in New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBEY, Willeb; Marriage: Molley SARGENT, Date: 28 Mar 1797; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire.) Children were: Polly Andres COLBY, Willoughby COLBY.


Willoughby COLBY was born in 1779 in Newton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. He died on 28 SEP 1858 at Canaan, Grafton County, New Hampshire. He was buried in the Sawyer Hill Cemetery at Canaan, Grafton County, New Hampshire Parents: Thomas COLBY and Ruth PEASLEE.

Spouse: Elizabeth TEWKSBURY. Willoughby COLBY and Elizabeth TEWKSBURY were married on 13 JAN 1808 in Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. Children were: Ruth COLBY, Sarah COLBY, Elizabeth Tewksbury COLBY, Thomas Madison COLBY, Abigail COLBY, Williba /Willaby COLBY, Mary C. COLBY.


Willoughby COLBY was born about 1782 in South Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. Parents: Daniel COLBY and Elizabeth GILMAN.

Spouse: Hannah CHASE. Willoughby COLBY and Hannah CHASE were married about 1801. Children were: Hannah Chase COLBY.


Photo Willoughby COLBY was born on 2 APR 1795 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) In 1850 he was a farmer in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 17 SEP 1850 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Willoughby Colby 55 M Farmer $2000 NH
Betsey 48 F NH
Lucinda 18 F NH
Amos 16 M Farmer NH Y
Irad 14 M NH Y
Willoughby 12 M NH Y
Betsey 10 F NH Y
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He appeared in the census on 5 JUL 1870 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He died on 19 JUL 1877 at Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He was buried in the Alexander Cemetery at Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
He was born on Wood Hill in Bow, NH at the family homestead. He served in the War of 1812 and was stationed at Portsmouth, New Hampshire in 1814. He was a pensioner and a farmer, and lived on the north side of Bow Bog Road a short distance easterly of Parsons Brook crossing. (Just east of the Allen Road intersection) They later lived on the southeast corner of the Johnson Road / Route 3A intersection. Willoby, his 2 wives, and his son Irad, are buried in the Alexander cemetery on River Road in Bow, NH.

He served in the War of 1812 and was stationed at Portsmouth, NH. A pensioner, he married, 1st., Betsy M. Morgan in Bow, on 11 November 1818. She was born on 12 February 1800. He was a farmer and lived on the north side of Bow Bog Road, a short distance easterly of Parsons Meadow Brook. He sold land to the Methodist Society for the construction of the church in the Bow Bog District. He and his family moved later to the southeast corner of Johnson Road and Rte. 3A in Bow.

Willeby's wife Betsy Morgan, died 11 Nov 1825 at the age of 24 ys, 9 mos. He married, 2nd., Betsey Wheeler, daughter of Whitcher and Lydia (Cheney) Wheeler, of Goffstown, NH. She was born 16 Mar 1803 at Bradford, NH and died at Bow, NH on 27 June 1878. Willeby died 19 Jul 1877 at the age of 82. He and his two wives are buried in the Alexander Cemetery on River Road in Bow, NH.

SOURCES: (1) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970; (2) "A Genealogy of the Descendants of Abraham Colby and Elizabeth Blaisdell, his wife Who settled in Bow in 1768" By one of them, Concord, NH Printed by the Republican Press Association 1895. Parents: James COLBY and Susannah STEWART.

Spouse: Betsey M. MORGAN. Willoughby COLBY and Betsey M. MORGAN were married on 11 NOV 1818 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; Marriage: Betsy MORGAN, Date: 18 Nov 1818; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire. Children were: George COLBY, Moses C. COLBY, Eri COLBY, Irad COLBY.

Spouse: Betsey WHEELER. Willoughby COLBY and Betsey WHEELER were married about 1826 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Children were: Lucinda COLBY, Amos COLBY, Irad COLBY, Willoughby COLBY, Betsey M. COLBY.


Willoughby COLBY was born on 2 NOV 1801 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) He appeared in the census in 1850 in Dunbarton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
Occupants listed at this residence:
Name Age/Sex Occupation Worth Birth School
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Willoughby Colby 48 M Farmer $3,000 NH
Cynthia 46 F NH
Sarah J. 25 F NH
Ira 21 M Farmer NH
Humphrey P. 15 M NH Y
Harriett Sanford? 7 F NH Y
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He died on 3 JUN 1876 at Dunbarton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Removed to Dunbarton in 1830.
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 Molly SARGENT.

Spouse: Cynthia BROWN. Willoughby COLBY and Cynthia BROWN were married about 1824 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Children were: Sarah Jane COLBY, Ira Mason COLBY, Humphrey C. Perley COLBY.


Photo Willoughby COLBY was born on 12 APR 1838 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He appeared in the census on 17 SEP 1850 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (living at home with father and mother.) He appeared in the census in 1880 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
Census Place: Bow, Merrimack, New Hampshire
Source: FHL Film 1254765 National Archives Film T9-0765 Page 52B
Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Willabey COLBY Self M M W 41 N.H.
Occ: Blacksmith Fa: N.H. Mo: N.H.
Angenette E. COLBY Wife F M W 43 N.H.
Occ: Keeping House Fa: N.H. Mo: N.H.
Frank E. COLBY Son M S W 17 N.H.
Occ: At School Fa: N.H. Mo: N.H.
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He died on 6 JAN 1925 at Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He was buried in the Alexander Cemetery at Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
He was drafted into Service in 19 Aug 1863. Served as Town Clerk from 1873 - 1875. He lived in and also ran the local Post Office, as late as 1901, in the house where his great-great-granddaughter Marylyn lives with her husband, Harvey Moody. (1 Logging Hill Road in Bow, NH.) The house sits on a knoll in the "vee" between Logging Hill Road and Grandview Road. Willaby worked at Swenson Granite in West Concord, and was a blacksmith at Bow Mills. He operated his shop from 1860 until his death in 1925. The old shop was demolished for the construction of Interstate Route 89. Its sides served as a prominent place for circus posters in the 1940's and 50's. He died ae. 86 ys, 1 mo, 2 ds, and is buried in the Alexander cemetery on River Road in Bow, NH.

(BOOK SOURCES: (1) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970; (2) "A Genealogy of the Descendants of Abraham Colby and Elizabeth Blaisdell, his wife Who settled in Bow in 1768" By one of them, Concord, NH Printed by the Republican Press Association 1895.) Parents: Willoughby COLBY and Betsey WHEELER.

Spouse: Eleanora Angenette CROSBY. Willoughby COLBY and Eleanora Angenette CROSBY were married on 14 APR 1861 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, Willoby Age: 22 years Marriage: Elnora A. CROSBY Age: 23 years Date: 14 Apr 1862; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire. Children were: Frank Edgar COLBY M.D..


Photo Willoughby Amos COLBY was born on 9 JUL 1896 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He died in 1965 at Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He was buried in the Alexander Cemetery at Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire He was a graduate of Dartmouth College, AB., 1918, and at Boston University, LLB, 1921. He was admitted to the New Hampshire Bar, 1922 and the Massachusetts Bar, 1921; has practiced in New Hampshire since 1922. He was a member of the General Court of New Hampshire 1925-1927 and has been chairman of the New Hampshire Board of Public Welfare since 1947. He served as a seaman in the US Navy 1918-1919 and is a member of the Society of Colonial Wars in New Hampshire.
(BOOK SOURCE: "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.) Parents: Frank Edgar COLBY M.D. and Caroline Priscilla DUBIA.

Spouse: Helen SAYLES. Willoughby Amos COLBY and Helen SAYLES were married on 25 OCT 1921 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. Children were: Cynthia COLBY, Anne Delight COLBY.

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