Betsey WHEELER

Female 1803 - 1873  (70 years)


Personal Information    |    Media    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Betsey WHEELER 
    Born 16 Mar 1803  Goffstown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Jun 1873  Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The "Death Form" for Betsey Colby cites her as married, with birthdate 16 March 1803 in Goffstown, New Hampshire, died 27 June 1878 in Bow, New Hampshire, age 70 years, buried in Alexander Cemetery, Bow. The undertaker is Halstead N. Colby, Jr. of 12 Logging Hill Road, Bow, New Hampshire, citing his relationship as great-great-grandson, and the source of knowledge as "family research," and dated 27 March 1996.

      See Notes below. [1]
    Person ID I12416  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2012 

    Family Willaby COLBY,   b. 2 Apr 1795, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1877, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Notes 
    • 1850 census of Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 17 September 1850:

      - Colby, Willoughby, age 53, occupation Farmer, real estate value $2,000, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Betsey, age 48, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Lucinda, age 18, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Amos, age 16, occupation Farmer, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Irad, age 14, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Willoughby, age 12, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Betsey, age 10, born New Hampshire.

    • 1860 census of Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated

      - Colby, Willoughby, age 61, occupation Farmer, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Betsy, age 57, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Irad, age 22, occupation Farmer, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Betsy M., age 20, born New Hampshire.

    • 1870 census of Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 5 July 1870:

      - Colby, Willouby, age 75, without occupation, real estate value $2,000, personal property $650, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Betsey, age 68, without occupation, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Irad, age 33, occupation Farmer, real estate value $500, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Azuba, age 26, occupation Keeping House, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Georgia, age 5, occupation Attending School, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Anna, age 3, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Amos, age 2, born New Hampshire.

    Children 
     1. Lucinda COLBY,   b. 23 Feb 1833, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Amos COLBY,   b. 22 Apr 1834, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Irad COLBY,   b. 11 Mar 1837, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1905  (Age 67 years)
     4. Willaby COLBY,   b. 4 Dec 1838, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1925, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. Betsey COLBY,   b. 21 Jun 1840, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1893  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2012 
    Family ID F3937  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Mar 1803 - Goffstown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Jun 1873 - Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Maps 
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Headstones
    Headstone of Betsey (Wheeler) Colby
    Headstone of Betsey (Wheeler) Colby

  • Notes 
    • Willoughby Colby's will was signed 5 August 1865, naming his wife Betsey as Executrix. On 14 August 1877, a month after Willoughby's decease, his children Irad and Willoughby Colby of Bow, Lucinda Bond of Manchester, and Betsey Thompson of Hooksett petitioned the probate court to appoint Irad Colby Executor, their mother, Betsey Colby, being now deceased.

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/.
      New Hampshire, Death Records, 1654-1947

    2. [S10] gravestone.