Abby M. SHORT

Female 1843 - 1920  (76 years)


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  • Name Abby M. SHORT 
    Born 31 Mar 1843  Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1920  [1
    Person ID I13283  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2011 

    Father William P. SHORT,   b. 1812,   d. 1882  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Selenda M. COLBY,   b. 3 Oct 1816, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1897  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 13 Mar 1839 
    Family ID F4228  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Josiah Harrison SARGENT,   b. 1841, Loudon, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1894, Plymouth, Grafton County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 23 Sep 1863  Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The marriage record of Josiah H. Sargent and Abbie M. Short cites their residences as Bow, New Hampshire. The groom is age 22, occupation Mechanic, born Loudon, New Hampshire, son of Thomas Sargent, occupation Farmer, born Loudon, and Mahala, born Bridgewater. The bride is age 20, occupation Dressmaker, born Bow, New Hampshire, daughter of William Short, occupation Farmer, born Danville, Vermont, and Celinda, born Bow. It is a first marriage for both.
    Divorced Bef 1879 
    Children 
     1. Minnie B. SARGENT,   b. Abt 1869, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2011 
    Family ID F4231  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Caleb Austin COLBY,   b. 17 May 1827, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1905, Derry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1879 
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2011 
    Family ID F4232  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Mar 1843 - Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Sep 1863 - Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Headstone of Caleb Colby & Abby M. Short; Addie L. Hammond (wife of James E. Colby) and her son Frank Henry Colby, Caleb's 2nd cousin
    Headstone of Caleb Colby & Abby M. Short; Addie L. Hammond (wife of James E. Colby) and her son Frank Henry Colby, Caleb's 2nd cousin

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] gravestone.

    2. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/.
      New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947