Martha SARGENT

Female 1807 - 1882  (74 years)


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  • Name Martha SARGENT 
    Born 25 Sep 1807  Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 23 Feb 1882  Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The death record of Martha Colby cites age 79 years, occupation Farmer's Wife, born Bow, New Hampshire, daughter of Simeon Sargent and Martha, both born Allenstown, New Hampshire. Cause of death is old age. [1]
    Person ID I13193  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2012 

    Father Simeon SARGENT,   b. 16 Oct 1752, Plaistow, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1827, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Martha or Anna BUNTEN,   b. 15 Nov 1759, Allenstown, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1854, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1782  Pembroke, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • 1850 census of Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 17 September 1850:

      - Sargent, Andrew B., age 57, occupation Farmer, born New Hampshire.
      - Sargent, Betsey, age 52, born New Hampshire.
      - Sargent, Samuel A., age 24, occupation Stone Cutter, born New Hampshire.
      - Sargent, Simeon, age 21, occupation Stone Cutter, born New Hampshire.
      - Sargent, Enoch A., age 19, occupation Clerk, born New Hampshire.
      - Sargent, Lucy J., age 17, born New Hampshire.
      - Sargent, Philip J., age 11, born New Hampshire.
      - Sargent, Charlotte F., age 6, born New Hampshire.
      - Sargent, Martha, age 90, born New Hampshire.
      - Sargent, Jane, age 67, born New Hampshire.

    Family ID F4196  Group Sheet

    Family Hiram COLBY,   b. 7 Aug 1803, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1885, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 8 Mar 1827  Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The marriage record of Hiram Colby and Miss Martha Sargent cites only date and place of marriage, their residences as Bow, New Hampshire, and first marriage for the bride. [2]
    Notes 
    • 1870 census of Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 5 July 1870:

      - Morgan, Landais, age 43, occupation Farmer, real estate value $1,000, personal property $500, born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Emily, age 38, occupation Keeping Home, born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Jane, age 17, occupation Attending School, born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Hattie L., age 9, occupation Attending School, born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Bertron, age 6, occupation Attending School, born New Hampshire.

      ... their neighbors are ...

      - Morgan, Joseph, age 38, occupation Farmer, born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Judith, age 40, occupation Keeping House, born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Earle, age 16, occupation Works on Farm, born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Wirt, age 4, male, born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Kirk, age 1, born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Clarissa, age 72, occupation Without Occupation, born New Hampshire.

      ... and ...

      - Colby, Hiram, age 66, occupation Farmer & Miller, real estate value $5,500, personal property $1,100, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Martha, age 67, occupation Keeping House, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Phillip S., age 34, occupation Farmer, born New Hampshire.
      - Foot, Martha J., age 36, occupation Domestic Servant, born New Hampshire.
      - Foot, George L., age 15, occupation Attending School, born New Hampshire.

      ... and ...

      - Colby, Hiram 2d, age 31, occupation Farmer, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Augusta A., age 27, occupation Keeping House, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Arthur E., age 4, occupation Attending School, born New Hampshire.

      ... and ...

      - Colby, Willowby, age 75, occupation Without Occupation, real estate value $2,000, personal property $650, born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Betsey, age 68, occupation 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. Saluria COLBY,   b. 17 Dec 1827, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1896, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Harriet S. COLBY,   b. 15 Nov 1829, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1891, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    +3. Emily COLBY,   b. 14 Jan 1832, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1899, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     4. Martha J. COLBY,   b. 9 Mar 1832, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Philip S. COLBY,   b. 9 Apr 1836, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1895, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     6. Josephine COLBY,   b. 18 Nov 1839, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1839
     7. Cynthia A. COLBY,   b. 18 Nov 1839, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1841  (Age 1 years)
     8. Hiram COLBY,   b. 16 Nov 1839, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1917, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F4195  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Sep 1807 - Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Mar 1827 - Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Feb 1882 - Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Headstone of Hiram Colby & Martha Sargent, and their daughters Josephine and Cynthia
    Headstone of Hiram Colby & Martha Sargent, and their daughters Josephine and Cynthia

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

    2. [S5] NH_VR.