Polly Andrews COLBY

Polly Andrews COLBY

Female 1798 - 1884  (86 years)

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  • Name Polly Andrews COLBY 
    Born 1 Jan 1798  Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The birth record of Polly Andrew Colby cites only father Willeby Colby. [1]
    Gender Female 
    Died 29 Sept 1884  Hooksett, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • There is a death record of Polly A. Morgan, age 86 years 10 months 29 days, died Hooksett, New Hampshire 15 October 1884, married, daughter of Phillip Colby. Cause of death is old age. [2]
    • Is this another Polly (Colby) Morgan, or is her death date wrong on the gravestone and the death record cites the wrong father?
    Buried Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1719  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2017 

    Father Willoughby COLBY, Sr.,   b. 28 Feb 1745, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1829, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Molly SARGENT,   b. 19 Oct 1756, Pembroke, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1840, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 28 Mar 1797  Pembroke, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of Willib Colby and Molly Sargent cites the groom's residence as Bow, New Hampshire, the bride's as Allenstown, New Hampshire, and date of marriage; reported from Pembroke, New Hampshire in 1905.
    Family ID F16394  Group Sheet

    Family David MORGAN, Jr.,   b. 9 Mar 1792, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1859, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1815  Brentwood, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • 1850 census of Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 17 September 1850 (all persons born New Hampshire):

      - Morgan, David, age 58, occupation Farmer, property value $2,500.
      - Morgan, Polly A., age 52.
      - Morgan, Alondis, age 24.
      - Morgan, Rufina M., age 12.
      - Robinson, William, age 18.
      - Rogers, Patty, age 70, comments "pauper."

    • 1860 census of Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 5 June 1860:

      - Morgan, Sauners, age 33, occupation Farmer, personal property value $400, born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Emily, age 28, born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Chlorista J., age 7, born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Polly A., age 62, real estate value $4,000, personal property $1, born New Hampshire.

    • 1870 census of Weare, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, enumerated 6 June 1870:

      - Jameson, Benjamin F., age 30, occupation Shoemaker, real estate value $1,000, personal property $800, born New Hampshire.
      - Jameson, Rufina M., age 31, occupation Keeping House, born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Polly A., age 72, occupation At Home, born New Hampshire.

    • 1880 census of Weare, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, enumerated 29 June 1880:

      - Jameson, Benjamin T., age 42, occupation Works in Shoe Shop, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Jameson, Rufina M., age 40, wife, occupation Keeping House, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Polly A., age 82, mother-in-law, widowed, occupation At Home, born New Hampshire, father born New Hampshire, mother born Massachusetts.

    Children 
     1. Harriet Baker or Barker MORGAN,   b. 9 Jan 1817, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1819, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     2. Mary Sanborn MORGAN,   b. 12 Oct 1818, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1858, Marion, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     3. Jesse Johnson MORGAN, Sr.,   b. 7 Jul 1820, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1894, Sherman, Aroostock County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +4. Harriet Amanda MORGAN,   b. 8 Sep 1822, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1904, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. Louisa MORGAN,   b. 4 Dec 1824, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1826, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +6. Landis MORGAN,   b. 2 Feb 1827, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1907, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     7. Theresa MORGAN,   b. 13 Jul 1829, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Laurens or Lawrence MORGAN,   b. 8 Mar 1833, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1842, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     9. Rufina Marian MORGAN,   b. 14 May 1838,   d. 24 Sep 1905, Weare, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F1927  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jan 1798 - Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Dec 1815 - Brentwood, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Sept 1884 - Hooksett, 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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  • Photos
    David Jr. and Polly Andrews (Colby) Morgan
    David Jr. and Polly Andrews (Colby) Morgan

    Headstones
    Headstone of David Morgan, Jr. & Polly Andrews Colby, and listing their children.  The stone's inscription says 'Erected by daughter Theresa,' but Aunt Hilda said all the living children chipped in to pay for it.
    Headstone of David Morgan, Jr. & Polly Andrews Colby, and listing their children. The stone's inscription says "Erected by daughter Theresa," but Aunt Hilda said all the living children chipped in to pay for it.

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

    2. [S70] Ancestry.com, New Hampshire, Death and Disinterment Records, 1754-1947.

    3. [S10] gravestone.

    4. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/.
      New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920