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Anthony Colby

Anthony Colby

Male 1605 - 1661  (~ 55 years)

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  • Name Anthony Colby 
    • The claim of the Massachusetts immigrant, Anthony Colby, as the son of Thomas and Beatrice (Felton) Colby is without substantiation and most likely completely fallacious. [16]
    Christened 8 Sep 1605  Horbling, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    Immigration 1630  [2, 5, 13, 15
    He came over with the Winthrop fleet. 
    Religion 1630  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 16, 20
    Residence 7 Jan 1632  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 8, 10, 15, 16
    Moved To 1634  Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Freeman 14 May 1634  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 15, 16, 17, 19
    Residence 1635  Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 12, 18
    Moved to About 1637  Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 13, 15, 16
    Land/House 1639  Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 22
    Land/House 1640  Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 16
    Moved To Abt 1640  Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 19
    Religion 5 May 1646  Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    History 19 Mar 1654  Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16
    Offices Held 10 Mar 1660  Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 11 Feb 1660/61  Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 9, 10, 13, 15, 19, 23
    Inventory 9 Mar 1660/61  [1, 6, 7, 19
    Last Full Review 18 Mar 2021 
    Buried Golgotha Burial Ground, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9
    Person ID I155  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2021 

    Family Susanna,   b. 1610, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1689, Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [1, 2, 3, 5, 13, 15, 16, 21
    Married by 1633  [1
    Age at Marriage He was 27 years - She was 23 years 
    Children 
    +1. John Colby,   c. 8 Sep 1633, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1673/74, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
     2. Sarah Colby,   b. 6 Mar 1634/35, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. baby boy Colby,   b. Abt 1637, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Samuel Colby,   b. Abt 1638, Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1716, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
     5. Isaac Colby,   b. 6 Jul 1640, Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1684, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     6. Rebecca Colby,   b. 11 Mar 1643, Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1672, Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     7. Mary Colby,   b. 19 Sep 1647, Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. Thomas Colby,   b. 8 Mar 1650/51, Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 30 Mar 1691, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F189  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 8 Sep 1605 - Horbling, Lincolnshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - 1630 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 7 Jan 1632 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - 1634 - Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 14 May 1634 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1635 - Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved to - About 1637 - Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand/House - 1639 - Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand/House - 1640 - Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - Abt 1640 - Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - 5 May 1646 - Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - 19 Mar 1654 - Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - 10 Mar 1660 - Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Feb 1660/61 - Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Golgotha Burial Ground, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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    Anthony Colby
    Anthony Colby

  • Sources 
    1. [S90] Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, volume I (A-F), (Boston: New England Historic Genealogy Society, 1995), Secondary Source.

    2. [S1771] Banks, Charles Edward. The Winthrop Fleet, (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1930), Secondary Source.

    3. [S845] Brown, Asa W. "Early Settlers of Salisbury, Mass., Arranged into Families" 1854, (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume VIII, 1854), Secondary Source.

    4. [S2147] Colby, Harrison. A Genealogy of the Descendants of Abraham Colby and Elizabeth Blaisdell, (Concord, New Hampshire: Republican Press Association, 1895), Secondary Source.

    5. [S2148] Colby, James Waldo. History of the Colby Family with Genealogical Tables, (Waltham, Massachusetts: Colby Music House, 1895), Secondary Source.

    6. [S813] Currier, Richard Sawyer. Genealogical History of the Currier Family , (Montpelier, Vermont: Capital City Press, 1935), Secondary Source.

    7. [S2149] Dow, George Francis. The Probate Records of Essex County, Massachusetts Vol I 1635-1664, (Salem, Massachusetts: The Essex Institute, 1916), Secondary Source.

    8. [S1571] Farmer, John. Genealogical Register of First Settlers of New England, (Lancaster, Massachusetts: Carter, Andrews, & Company, 1829), Secondary Source.

    9. [S14] Find-a-Grave website, (http://www.findagrave.com), Secondary Source.
      Memorial ID 52174163 Anthony Colby

    10. [S86] Gozzaldi, Mary Isabella. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register - Supplement and Index Reprint of 1930 edition, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1986), Secondary Source.

    11. [S621] Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton volume I, (Providence, Rhode Island: Snow & Farnham, 1897), Secondary Source.

    12. [S645] Hoyt, David W. The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some Related Families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich, and Hampton volume II, Reprint 1902, (Providence, Rhode Island: Snow & Farnham, 1902), Secondary Source.

    13. [S2146] Jacobus, Donald Lines and Edgar Francis Waterman. The Waterman Family: The Descendants of Robert Waterman of Marshfield Massachusetts Through Seven Generations, (New Haven, Connecticut: E. F. Waterman, 1939-1954), Secondary Source.

    14. [S2072] MacKenzie, George Norbury, Colonial Families of the United States of America Volume 5, (New York: George Norbury MacKenzie, 1915), Secondary Source.

    15. [S885] Nelson, Glade Ian. "Challis Corrections" , (New Haven, Connecticut: The American Genealogist, volume XLIX, 1973), Secondary Source.

    16. [S2150] Nelson, Glade Ian. "Anthony Colby's Purported Ancestry", (New Haven, Connecticut: The American Genealogist, Volume 51, Number 2, April 1975), Secondary Source.

    17. [S1685] Paige, Lucius R. "List of Freeman", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume III, 1849), Secondary Source.

    18. [S88] Paige, Lucius R. History of Cambridge, Massachusetts 1630-1877 with a Genealogical Register , (Boston: H. O. Houghton and Company, 1877), Secondary Source.

    19. [S72] Pope, Charles Henry. The Pioneers of Massachusetts , (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1900), Secondary Source.

    20. [S1026] Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May 1692 on the Basis of Farmer's Register, volume I, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860), Tertiary Source.

    21. [S956] Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May 1692 on the Basis of Farmer's Register, volume IV, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1862), Tertiary Source.

    22. [S2021] Thornton, John W. "Original Settlers of Salisbury, Massachusetts", (Boston: New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume III, 1850), Secondary Source.

    23. [S846] Topsfield Historical Society. Vital Records of Salisbury, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 , (Topsfield, Massachusetts: Topsfield Publishing Co., 1915), Secondary Source.