COLBY Thomas

COLBY Thomas[1]

Male 1753 - 1789  (36 years)

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  • Name COLBY Thomas 
    Born 1 Jun 1753  Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 1 Aug 1753  Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    _UID B24196F6F6EA4BBB9AC179C1828D0E304765 
    Died 27 Aug 1789  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • (died in his 31st year.)
    Buried Aft 27 Aug 1789  Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Sawyer Hill Burying Ground 
    Thomas Colby gravestone
    Thomas Colby gravestone
    Thomas Colby footstone
    Thomas Colby footstone
    Notes 
    • His wife, Dorothy, deposed 6 Jan 1846 that Thomas Colby served under Captain Devereux in Colonel Gerrish's regiment of guards, and enlisted for Amesbury. He served his term and then worked at his trade as a house carpenter in Newbury, MA; that her maiden name was Dorothy Williams; that Thomas Colby was on duty at Claverack, New York, 9 October 1779 to 22 June 1780; and at West Point in Captain Mighill's company, 1780.

      (Actually his tours of service were as follows: private from Amesbury under Captain Stephen Jenkins, Colonel Jacon Gerrish's regiment, 14 October 1779 to 27 November 1779 in the Continental Army under General Washington, 1 month, 2 days, and as private under Captain Thomas Mighill, Colonel Nathaniel Wade's regiment, from 5 July 1780 to 10 October 1780, 3 months and 18 days in the Continental Army.)
    Person ID I104714  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2014 

    Father COLBY John,   b. 19 Jun 1707, Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother BAGLEY Hannah,   b. CA 1717, Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1 Nov 1750  Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    • (spelled Bagly in VR.)
    Family ID F42051  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family WILLIAMS Dorothy,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 4 Aug 1784  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F42073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jun 1753 - Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 1 Aug 1753 - Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Aug 1784 - Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Aug 1789 - Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Sawyer Hill Burying Ground - Aft 27 Aug 1789 - Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts
    Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Veteran & Patriot of the Revolutionary War
    Veteran & Patriot of the Revolutionary War

  • Sources 
    1. [S4171] Correspondence-Internet-Al Sawyer, 18 Jul 2014.

    2. [S116] Book-Old Families of Salisbury & Amesbury, MA, p.670.

    3. [S86] Death-gravestone, Sawyer Hill Burying Ground; Newburyport, MA.

    4. [S280] Book-VR Amesbury, MA to End of 1849, 1:314.

    5. [S281] Book-VR Newbury, MA; Vol. II - Marriages & Deaths, 2:115.