He died at Brattleboro, Vt. aged 83 yrs. 9 mos. with chronic endocarditis, due to chronic arteriosclerosis and interstitial nephritis. He died in the Brattleboro Retreat where he lived for the past year and 8 days with mental depression. He had been a resident of Simonsville about 8 years. he was a man of remarkable ability, having a retentive memory, a brilliant conversationalist, and a well read man. He had been quite an extensive traveler.Son of John & Anna (Barnes) Colburn. Surv: His Widow Anna, and (3) sons. Funeral Wed. at the home of his son, John P. Colburn.
In 1900, Henry lived in Tomahawk (Lincoln Co.) Wisconsin. He was then 65 years old and listed as "single" in that census. He owned a farm there with a mortgage. No one was living with him. In 1910, Henry was 74 yrs. old and married (according to the census); for 53 years. But no wife listed with him. He lived on the Burt Hill Road in Andover, Vt. He was a goat farmer. His father born NH, and his mother in Massachusetts. He and Anna were separated. Also in that 1910 Andover census on the Londonderry Road: John P. Colburn, b. NH, age 43, single; Anna Colburn (b. Canada, age 81, m. 53 yrs., mother of 4 children with 3 alive); Ellen O' Connell (b. Ireland, age 65, servant). Another son was living in Andover in 1910 as well, Charles H. Colburn (b. NH, age 49, single)
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