John Colby
Sarah Eldridge
(Cir 1656-After 1692)
Thomas Frame
(Cir 1648-)
Mary Rowell
John Colby
Mary Frame
(1674-Cir 1753)
David Colby
(1711-After 1732)


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1. Mehitable Straw

David Colby

  • Born: 30 Mar 1711, Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
  • Marriage (1): Mehitable Straw on 25 May 1732 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
  • Died: After 1732

  General Notes:

Will of John Straw; Genealogy of Ellen Straw Thompson 1897; Colby gen...David was brother of Peter Colby who married Mehitable's sister Mary. Other sources are Old Records of Amesbury; research of James Townsend of CA and Marilyn Belleville of CA and K. Braithwaite of Utah.
Name:David Colbey
Event Type:Birth
Birth Date:31 Mar 1711
Birth Place:Amesbury, Massachusetts
Father Name:John Colbey
Mother Name:Mary Colbey
Name:David Collby
Spouse:Mehitabel Straw
Marriage Date:25 May 1732
Source:Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0599730 item 3.

Colby genealogy on Rootsweb
David COLBY was born on 31 MAR 1711 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850. Amesbury, listed as Colbey.) SOURCES: (1) "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt; (2) "The Colby Family in Early America" by Frederick Lewis Weis, Caledonia, The Colonial Press, pub 1970.
There is an on going research of the descendants of this family.
My thanks go to Blair Barbeau, Eugene Gray, W. David Colby & Mindy Koole for furnishing me with the descendants of David Colby and Mehitable Straw. Parents: John COLBY and Mary FRAME .
He was married to Mehitable STRAW on 25 MAY 1732 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Jacob COLBY.

David married Mehitable Straw, daughter of John Straw and Lydia Sargent, on 25 May 1732 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (Mehitable Straw was born on 8 Jun 1711 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts and died in 1753 in Sandown, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.)

  Marriage Notes:

Vital records of Amesbury, Massachusetts, to the ... . Amesbury (Mass.

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