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Nathan Colby (1710 - 1759)

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Nathan Colby
Born in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusettsmap
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Husband of — married 18 Dec 1735 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Baymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Concord, New Hampshiremap
Profile last modified 4 Aug 2019 | Created 3 Jan 2011
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Nathan COLBY was born on 20 FEB 1710 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850. Amesbury, listed as Colbey.) He was living between 1747 and 1757 in Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. He died about 1759 at Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He had administration granted for estate on 29 AUG 1759 in Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He has Ancestral File Number FHVZ-NL. He was a yeoman. Nathan renewed covenant Jan 18 1735-36 Amesbury, wife renewed the same day.

Widow Hannah and oldest son Nathan mentioned in will. Estate settled Nov 1761

Hoyt states that there were other children, some born aft 1753 and one born posthumous

(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.)

Parents: Joseph COLBY and Anne BARTLETT.

Spouse: Hannah WORTHEN. Nathan COLBY and Hannah WORTHEN were married on 18 DEC 1735 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Nathan COLBY, Capt. Ezekiel COLBY, Samuel COLBY.


Town of Amesbury, Massachusetts, Vital Records of Amesbury, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 (Topsfield, Mass. : Topsfield Historical Society, 1913)

New England Historic Genealogical Society (99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, Mass. 02116)

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Colby-1649 and Colby-101 appear to represent the same person because: Same name, exact same spouse on both profiles, same birth info. same death info

Thank you for reviewing, Teresa (WikiTree Arborist)

posted by Teresa Downey
Colby-386 and Colby-101 appear to represent the same person because: Appear to be the same person.
posted by Kevin McClain

Rejected matches › Nathan Colby (1700-)

Nathan is 18 degrees from Greg Clarke, 12 degrees from George Hull and 11 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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