Saturday, April 23, 2011

Surname Saturday - COLBY (England > Massachusetts)

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It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week. I am up to number 219,  who is the unknown mother of Mary Palmer (wife of JamesVaux).    Next on the list is number 221, who is Hannah COLBY (1745-????), another of my 5th-great-grandmothers. [Note: The 5th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts] 


1.  Randall Jeffrey Seaver (1943-....)

2.  Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3.  Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

6.  Lyle Lawrence Carringer (1891-1976)
7.  Emily Kemp Auble (1899-1977)

12.  Henry Austin Carringer (1853-1946)
13.  Abbie Ardell "Della" Smith (1862-1944)



26.  Devier James Lamphier Smith (1839-1894)
27.  Abbie A. Vaux (1844-1931)

54.  Samuel Vaux (1816- after 1880)
55.  Mary Ann Underhill (1815- after 1880)

110.  Amos Underhill (1772-1865)
111.  Mary Metcalf (ca 1780 - ca 1860)

220. John Underhill, born 20 June 1745 in Chester, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States; died 1816 in Plainfield, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States. He was the son of 440. John Underhill and 441. Joanna Healey. He married 1767 in New Hampshire, United States.
221. Hannah Colby, born 14 February 1745 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States;

Children of John Underhill and Hannah Colby are:  Joseph Underhill (1770-1843); Amos Underhill (1772-1865); Nancy Underhill (1774-????); John Underhill (1776-1858); Susan Underhill (1778-????); Jonathan Underhill (1779-1875).

442. Joseph Colby, born 30 July 1707 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States; died after 1768 in Chester, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. He married 18 March 1736 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.
443. Abigail Worthen, born 14 May 1714 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States; died in Chester, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. She was the daughter of 886. Ezekiel Worthen and 887. Abigail Carter.

Children of Joseph Colby and Abigail Worthen are:  Ephraim Colby (1736-????); Joseph Colby (1739-1839); Abigail Colby (1742-????); Hannah Colby (1745-????); Ephraim Colby (1750-????).

884. Joseph Colby, born 01 August 1680 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States; died before 23 May 1754 in Hampstead, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. He married  22 November 1704 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.
885. Anne Bartlett, born 19 March 1684 in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States; died 24 October 1721 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. She was the daughter of 1770. Christopher Bartlett and 1771. Deborah Weed.

Children of Joseph Colby and Anne Bartlett are:  Benaiah Colby (1705-1746); Joseph Colby (1707-1768); Nathan Colby (1710-1759); Judith Colby (1712-????); Hannah Colby (1714-????); Martha Colby (1717-????); Ann Colby (1718-????); John Colby (1721-????).

1768. John Colby, born 19 November 1656 in Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States; died 06 April 1719 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.  He married  27 December 1675 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.
1769. Sarah Eldredge, born 10 October 1660 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States; died July 1692 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. She was the daughter of 3538. William Eldredge.

Children of John Colby and Sarah Eldredge are:  John Colby (1675-1718); Sarah Colby (1678-1720); Joseph Colby (1680-1754); male Colby (1687-1687); male Colby (1688-1688); Judith Colby (1690-1703); Hannah Colby (1692-1703).

3536. John Colby, born before 08 September 1633 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; died 11 February 1674 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.  He married 14 January 1655 in Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.
3569. Frances Hoyt, born about 1636 in Massachusetts, United States; died 02 January 1721 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. She was the daughter of 7138.  John Hoyt and 7139. Frances.

Children of John Colby and Frances Hoyt are:  John Colby (1656-1719); Sarah Colby (1658-1711); Elizabeth Colby (1660-1704); Frances Colby (1662-1731); Anthony Colby (1665-1721); Susanna Colby (1665-????); Thomas Colby (1667-1738); Mary Colby (1670-1716); Hannah Colby (1671-1746).
7072. Anthony Colby, born before 08 September 1605 in Horbling, Lincolnshire, England; died 11 February 1661 in Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. He married before 1633 in probably Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.
7073. Susanna, born about 1600 in England; died 08 July 1689 in Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

Children of Anthony Colby and Susanna are:  John Colby (1633-1674); Sarah Colby (1635-1663); Samuel Colby (1639-1716);  Isaac Colby (1640-????); Rebecca Colby (1643-1672); Mary Colby (1647-????); Thomas Colby (1651-1691).

My sources for the family information are:

1.  David Webster Hoyt, The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts ; with some related families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich and Hampton (Providence, R.I., Snow & Farnham, printers, 1897-1917)

2.  Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins, Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633 (Boston, Mass. : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995).
My ancestral line through five generations of COLBY is:

2 comments:

Becky Jamison said...

Hello, Cousin Randy. It's interesting to see this lineage, as Anthony Colby is also my 10th great grandfather!

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