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Henry Charles "Harry" Colley
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Birth: Jul. 23, 1866
Kent, England
Death: May 9, 1941
Boyne City
Charlevoix County
Michigan, USA

Extracted from:
The Boyne Citizen
May 1941


Harry C. Colley passed away May 9, 1941 at his home on LeRoy Street after an illness of several months.

Mr. Colley was born in Rochester, England, July 23, 1866 and went to Canada in 1871. While living in Canada he was connected with the Shaw Tannery at Bracebridge, Ontario.

Coming to Boyne City in 1900, he was foreman for years in the Shaw Tannery here, now known as the Michigan Tanning & Extract Company. Later he took up lumbering and spent many years at that business.

Mrs. Colley preceded him in death seven years ago. He is survived by six sons and six daughters; Ed of Flint; Clifford of Petoskey; Alfred, Lyle, Norman and Percy of Boyne City; Mrs. Don Sanborn, Mrs. Martin Lindenborn, Mrs. Cliff Reberg of Flint; Mrs. W.R. Ransom of Ann Arbor; Mrs. Thomas Binder of Detroit; Mrs. Chris Andrews of Boyne City.

A short service was held at the home at 2:15 Monday for relative and close friends and at 2:30 funeral services here held at the Presbyterian Church with Rev. John Wyngarden in charge. Burial at Maple Lawn.

Those from out of town attending the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Ed Colley and children; Mr. and Mrs. Don Sanborn and daughter, Elaine; Mr. and Mrs. Martin Lindenborn; Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Reberg, all of Flint; Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Ransom and son of Ann Arbor; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Binder and children of Detroit and Miss. Eva Andrews of Ann Arbor.
Extracted from:
The Petoskey Evening News
Saturday, May 10, 1941
Page 4 Column 2


Harry Colley of Boyne City passed away early this morning at his home at 601 Leroy Street. The funeral will take place Monday from the Boyne City Presbyterian Church at 2:30 PM with the Reverend John Wyngarden officiating. 
Family links: 
  Edward George Colley (1830 - 1897)
  Mary Julia Blackman Colley (1831 - 1916)
  Elizabeth Jane Irish Colley (1870 - 1934)*
  Alfred Henry Colley (1890 - 1966)*
  Maycle Irene Colley Ransom (1894 - 1956)*
  Percy James Colley (1896 - 1973)*
  Mary Margaret Colley Sanborn (1899 - 1995)*
  Anna Matilda Colley Andrews (1900 - 1978)*
  Clifford Thomas Colley (1902 - 1962)*
  Frederick M. Colley (1904 - 1905)*
  Rhoda May Colley Lindenborn (1908 - 2007)*
  Lyle Charles Colley (1912 - 1983)*
  Norman Luther Colley (1915 - 1941)*
  Emily Lucy Colley Hamilton - Scammell (1851 - 1921)*
  Edward George Colley (1852 - 1913)*
  Alfred William Colley (1853 - 1925)*
  Annie Rebecca Colley Woodcock (1857 - 1946)*
  John Frederick Colley (1860 - 1920)*
  Matilda Louisa Colley Rutter (1861 - 1887)*
  Mary Alice Colley Hughes (1864 - 1942)*
  Henry Charles Colley (1866 - 1941)
  Elizabeth Ann Colley Nelson (1869 - 1950)*
  Kate Clara Colley Waller (1871 - 1955)*
*Calculated relationship
Harry C. Colley
1864 - 1941

[Note: There is an error in the year of birth. Harry C. Colley was actually born in 1866.]
Maple Lawn Cemetery
Boyne City
Charlevoix County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Lot 814- Gravesite #2
Created by: patrickinpetoskey
Record added: Sep 20, 2011
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Henry Charles Harry Colley
Added by: patrickinpetoskey
Henry Charles Harry Colley
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