Thomas Colby (1650 - 1691)

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Birthplace: Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts
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About Thomas Colby

Thomas COLBY was born on 8 MAR 1650 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died on 30 MAR 1691 at Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He has Ancestral File Number 8JDC-Z4. Thomas, his brother Samuel, and their nephew John, took the oath of allegiance and fidelity on December 20, 1677, at Amesbury. He was a snow-shoe man in Thomas Harvey's . Thomas and his family may have lived with his mother in the family home. In or about 1678, "in consuderation of services rendered her, Susanna gave to Thomas, half of all the lands Anthony left." He died in Amesbury on March 30, 1691. The inventory of his estate was taken March 31, 1691, and the estate was divided in November 1697. Hannah married second, ca. 1691, Henry, son of Henry and Mary (Hadden) Blaisdell. She died in Amesbury on August 9, 1707.

SOURCES: (1) "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (2) Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850. Salisbury; (3) Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996, Family History Library, 35 North West Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150; (4) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.

Parents: Anthony COLBY and Susannah.

Spouse: Hannah ROWELL. Thomas COLBY and Hannah ROWELL were married on 16 SEP 1674 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Thomas COLBY, Hannah COLBY, Abraham COLBY, Isaac COLBY, Jacob COLBY.

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Thomas Colby's Timeline

Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts
March 8, 1650
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts
September 1, 1662
Age 12
Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
September 16, 1674
Age 24
Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States of America
July 1, 1675
Age 25
Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States of America
July 15, 1680
Age 30
Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, New England
Age 30
Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, New England
April 13, 1688
Age 38
Amesbury, Massachusetts, United States
March 30, 1691
Age 41
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts