Caleb Austin COLBY

Male 1827 - 1905  (77 years)


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  • Name Caleb Austin COLBY 
    Born 17 May 1827  Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • The birth record of Caleb A. Colby cites father Jesse Colby.
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Jan 1905  Derry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The death record of Caleb A. Colby cites age 77 years 7 months 14 days, place of death is West Derry, New Hampshire, a resident of 23 years, previous residence Bow, New Hampshire, occupation Mill and Box Factory, born Bow, New Hampshire, son of Jesse Colby, occupation Farmer, born Bow, and Persis Austin. Cause of death is Old Age.
    Person ID I13291  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2011 

    Father Jesse COLBY,   b. 17 Apr 1798, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1887, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Persis AUSTIN,   b. 15 Feb 1805,   d. 8 Oct 1869  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 1825 
    Family ID F4473  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Julia A. COLBY,   b. 11 Nov 1835 
    Married 7 Jul 1853  Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • The marriage record of Caleb A. Colby and Julia A. Colby cites their residence as Bow, New Hampshire, and a first marriage for the bride.
    Children 
    +1. Eldora COLBY,   b. 30 Oct 1854, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. James E. COLBY,   b. 8 Nov 1857
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2011 
    Family ID F4016  Group Sheet

    Family 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) 
    Married 1879 
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2011 
    Family ID F4232  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 May 1827 - Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Jul 1853 - Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jan 1905 - Derry, Rockingham 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

  • Notes 
    • 1870 census of Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 6 July 1870 (all persons born New Hampshire):

      - Colby, Caleb A., age 43, occupation Farmer, real property value $7,800, personal property $200.
      - Colby, Julia A., age 35, occupation Keeping House.
      - Colby, Eldora A., age 15, occupation Attending School.
      - Colby, James E., age 12, occupation Attending School.

    • 1880 census of Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 8-9 June 1880:

      - Colby, Caleb A., age 53, occupation Farmer, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Abbie M., age 37, wife, occupation Keeping House, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, James E., age 23, son, occupation Farm Laborer, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Addie L., age 21, daughter-in-law, born New Hampshire, father born New Hampshire, mother born Vermont.

      The next family but listed within the same dwelling unit is:

      - Colby, Eldora A., age 25, divorced, occupation Keeping House, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Ida E., age 5, daughter, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Colby, Elmore M., age 3, son, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.



  • Sources 
    1. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/.
      New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900

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

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