Thursday, December 22, 2016

1745 Birth Record for Hannah Colby of Amesbury, Mass. -- Treasure Chest Thursday #345

This week's treasure is the 1745 birth record of Hnnnah Colby, the daughter of Joseph and Abigail (Worthen) Colby, in Amesbury, Massachusetts:


The snippet with Hannah Colby's birth:



The transcription of this record is:

[COLBY] Hannah, d. Joseph and Abigail, Feb. 14, 1744-5

The source citation for this record is:

Town of Amesbury, Massachusetts, Vital Records of Amesbury, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 (Topsfield, Mass. : Topsfield Historical Society, 1913), Births, page 60, Hannah Colby, born 1744-5 entry.

Hannah Colby (1745-????) married John Underhill in about 1767, probably in Chester, New Hampshire, and they had at least six children, including my 4th great-grandfather, Amos Underhill (1772-1865), who married Polly Metcalf (1780-1855) in 1801.

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1 comment:

Ronald Colby said...

Hannah's parents are Joseph Colby and Abigail Warren
(SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850 for Amesbury.)