William P. SHORT

Male 1812 - 1882  (70 years)


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  • Name William P. SHORT 
    Born 1812  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1882  [1
    Person ID I12946  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2011 

    Family Selenda M. COLBY,   b. 3 Oct 1816, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1897, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 13 Mar 1839 
    Children 
     1. George W. SHORT,   b. 28 Jun 1840, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul1913, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Abby M. SHORT,   b. 31 Mar 1843, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920  (Age 76 years)
     3. Amelia SHORT,   b. 23 Mar 1848, Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2011 
    Family ID F4228  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Headstone of William Short & Selenda Colby
    Headstone of William Short & Selenda Colby

  • Notes 
    • 1860 census of Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 14 June 1860:

      - Short, William P., age 47, occupation Farmer, real property value $6,000, personal property $1,000, born New Hampshire.
      - Short, Celenda M., age 43, born New Hampshire.
      - Short, George W., age 19, born New Hampshire.
      - Short, Abby M., age 17, born New Hampshire.
      - Short, Amelia, age 12, born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Lucy, age 40, born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Henrietta L., age 9, born Massachusetts.

    • From "100 Acres More Or Less" published by the Town of Bow, New Hampshire, 1975: "William P. Short of Danville, Vermont, was a conductor on the Boston and Lowell Railroad before moving to Bow after his marriage to Selenda Colby in 1839. He was elected selectman in 1857 and later served the town for a session in the legislature."

    • Colby genealogy: William P. Short of Danville, Vermont, was a conductor on the Boston & Lowell Railroad. He became a resident in the Lower Bog district [of Bow, New Hampshire], and was elected to the legislature in 1866.

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] gravestone.