Selenda M. COLBY

Female 1816 - 1897  (80 years)


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  • Name Selenda M. COLBY 
    Born 3 Oct 1816  Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • The birth record cites name as "Selenda McC. Colby", date of birth, and father Philip Colby.
    Gender Female 
    Died 20 Mar 1897  Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13146  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2017 

    Father Philip COLBY,   b. 16 Mar 1773, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1855  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Hannah BAILEY,   b. 28 Oct 1777,   d. 25 Jan 1843, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 17 Aug 1797  Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • The marriage record of Philip Colbey and Hannah Bailey simply cites their residences as Bow, New Hampshire, and date of marriage.
    Family ID F4174  Group Sheet

    Family William P. SHORT,   b. 1812,   d. 1882  (Age 70 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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Oct 1816 - Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Mar 1897 - Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Headstone of William Short & Selenda Colby
    Headstone of William Short & Selenda Colby

  • Notes 
    • The Colby genealogy gives both husband and wife's dates of birth as the same day and year. Needs checking.

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/.
      New Hampshire Births and Christenings, 1714-1904

    2. [S10] gravestone.

    3. [S5] NH_VR.