COLBY John, Sr.

Male 1633 - 1674  (~ 40 years)


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  • Name COLBY John 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Christened 8 Sep 1633  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Will 22 Jan 1674  [2
    Died 11 Feb 1673/4  [1
    Buried Aft 11 Feb 1673/4  Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • (Golgotha Burial Ground.)
    Golgotha Stone
    Golgotha Stone
    John Colby
    Will (proved) 24 Apr 1674  [2
    Occupation Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    planter 
    _UID 34FE0D38EB9ED5118A06444553540000A61C 
    Notes 
    • He was an original commoner of Amesbury in 1654 and received land there in '58, '59, '62, '66, and ;68.
    Person ID I42424  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2014 

    Father COLBY Anthony,   d. 11 Feb 1660/1, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother [COLBY] Susanna,   d. 8 Jul 1689 
    Married Y  [1
    Family ID F27795  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family HOYT Frances,   b. Abt 1636,   d. 2 Jan 1720/1, Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married 14 Jan 1655/6  Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • He received "children's land" in 1659 and a "township" in 1660.

      He was a soldier in King Philip's War, in the Falls Fight, under Capt. Turner, May 18, 1676.

      Oath of allegiance and fidelity Dec., 1677; "training band," 1680.
      [4]
    Children 
     1. Serg. COLBY John, Jr.,   b. 19 Nov 1656, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1719, Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. COLBY Sarah,   b. 17 Jul 1658, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1711, Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     3. COLBY Elizabeth,   b. Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. COLBY Frances,   b. 10 Dec 1662, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. COLBY Anthony,   b. 10 May 1665, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1674  (Age < 8 years)
     6. COLBY Susanna,   b. 10 May 1665, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1674  (Age < 8 years)
     7. COLBY Thomas, Sr.,   b. Abt 1667, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 8 Jan 1738/9, Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
     8. COLBY Mary,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. COLBY Hannah,   b. Bef 1674, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F16717  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S116] Book-Old Families of Salisbury & Amesbury, MA, p.104.

    2. [S116] Book-Old Families of Salisbury & Amesbury, MA, p.105.

    3. [S86] Death-gravestone, Golgotha Burial Ground; Amesbury, MA.

    4. [S116] Book-Old Families of Salisbury & Amesbury, MA.