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Anthony Colby

Anthony Colby

Male 1605 - 1661  (~ 55 years)

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  • Name Anthony Colby 
    Christened 8 Sep 1605  Horbling, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    Immigration 1630  [2, 5, 13, 15
    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 About 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
    On 19 March 1654 he was made a commoner of Newtown, now Amesbury. 
    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, 23
    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 14 Nov 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) 
    Married by 1633  [1, 2, 3, 5, 13, 15, 16, 21
    Age at Marriage Anthony was est 27 years - Susanna was est 23 years. (Were Married est 28 years). 
    Children 8 children 
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F189  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Parents: 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]
    • Death: His death was recorded as 11 (12) 1660. [23]

  • 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 MapsChild - John Colby - 8 Sep 1633 - Boston, Suffolk 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 MapsChild - Sarah Colby - 6 Mar 1634/35 - 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 MapsChild - baby boy Colby - Abt 1637 - Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Samuel Colby - Abt 1638 - 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 - About 1640 - Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Isaac Colby - 6 Jul 1640 - Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Rebecca Colby - 11 Mar 1643 - 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 MapsChild - Mary Colby - 19 Sep 1647 - Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Thomas Colby - 8 Mar 1650/51 - 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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  • Photos
    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).

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

    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).

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

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

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

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

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

    9. [S14] Find-a-Grave website, (http://www.findagrave.com), 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).

    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).

    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).

    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).

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

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

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

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

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

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

    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).

    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).

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

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