John Colby


John Colby

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 11 Feb 1674 (aged 40)
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial Site* Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Memorial ID 59988198 View Source

He was the son of Anthony and *Susanna (Haddon) Colby. He was christened in Boston on Sep. 8, 1633.

He married Frances Hoyt on Jan. 14, 1655, in Salisbury, Mass. After John died, Frances went on to marry John Barnard. They wed Dec. 27, 1676 in Amesbury, MA. (She died in 1720/21, her burial is still unknown)

Children (b. in Salisbury)
John, Sep. 19, 1656 -
Sarah, May 17, 1658 -
Frances, Oct. 10, 1662 -
Anthony, twin, Mar. 10, 1665 -
Susana, twin, Mar. 10, 1665 -

Salisbury VRs, childrens births, pgs 54-55

Salisbury VRs, marriage, pg 311
Coleby, John and Frances Hoyt, Jan. 14, 1655

*His mother is still burial unknown

Gravesite Details

This Memorial is a cenotaph. No source found for his birth/death as of yet.

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  • Created by: Denise
  • Added: 11 Oct 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 59988198
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Colby (8 Jul 1633–11 Feb 1674), Find a Grave Memorial ID 59988198, citing Golgotha Burial Ground, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Denise (contributor 46820671) .