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Jacob Colby (1688 - 1735)

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Jacob Colby
Born in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusettsmap
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Husband of — married in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusettsmap
Husband of — married in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusettsmap
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Died in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusettsmap
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Jacob COLBY was born on 13 APR 1688 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Jacob owned the covenant and was baptized in the 1st Church of Amesbury, MA on 22 Feb 1735/36. He was living in 1755 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died at Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts

Parents: Thomas COLBY and Hannah ROWELL.

Spouse: Hannah HUNT. Jacob COLBY and Hannah HUNT were married on 9 APR 1711 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Zaccheus COLBY, Jacob COLBY.

Spouse: Elizabeth ELLIOT. Jacob COLBY and Elizabeth ELLIOT were married on 27 NOV 1724 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Sgt. Edmund COLBY, Lieut. Valentine COLBY, Thomas Elliot COLBY.

On 1 June 1736, Daniel Lunt and Sarah, his wife, Jacob Colby and Elizabeth, his Wife, Robert Carr and Hannah, His wife, and Naomie Elliot, spinster, daughters of John Elliot of Amesbury, yoeman, and John Elliot and David Elliot, executors, petitione the General Court of Massachusetts to have the will of their father, John Elliot, Senior, set aside because his mind had not been clear at the time of signing of the will. (Journals of the House of Representatives, vol. 14 (Boston, 1933), page 14).


The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt

Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850. Birth, Amesbury Listed as Jacob Collby. Marriages, Amesbury;

The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.

Colby, James W. "History of the Colby Family with Genealogical Tables". Waltham, MA: Colby Music House, 1895. Page 101.

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