Thomas Colby was born on 31 January 1734 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts to Jacob Colby (1688-1735) and Elizabeth Elliot (1691-1737), his second wife. He was the second of three children born to this marriage.
Edmund Colby was born 8 December 1725 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts. He died about 1825.
Valentine Colby was born 29 May 1728 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts. He died in 1812 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.
Hannah Colby was born about 1711 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts.
Zaccheus Colby was born about 1 January 1712 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts. He died in about 1769 in Newton, Rockingham, New Hampshire.
Jacob Colby, Jr. was born 20 May 1714 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts. He died in about 1760 in Newton, Rockingham, New Hampshire.
Marriage and Family
Thomas Colby married Susannah Ring on 25 March 1755 in South Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire. The bans were called on 15 February 1755.
Thomas died on 4 October 1760 in Crown Point, Essex, New York at the age of 26.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Thomas by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Thomas: