Samuel Colby Jr was born 9 March 1671 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States to Samuel Colby (1638-1716) and Elizabeth Sargent (1648-1736) and died 29 September 1746 Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Dorothy Ambrose (1673-1759) 1693 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.


Offspring of Samuel Colby Jr and Dorothy Ambrose (1673-1759)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Elizabeth Colby (1694-1748)
Keziah Colby (1696-1754)
Samuel Colby (1698-1747)
Ambrose Colby (1700-1778)
Enoch Colby (1702-1780)
Susannah Colby (1705-1790)
Obediah Colby (1706-1749) 15 July 1706 Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States 1749 Elizabeth Gee (1704-1753)
Dorothy May Colby (1708-1748)
Hezekiah Colby (1710-1785)
Ruggles Colby (1711-1790)
Abigail Colby (1713-)



Research Notes

Samuel's Estate

Dorothy AMBROSE, The widow Dorothy was appointed administrator of the estate of Samuel Colby, Jr., 29 September 1746 and the estate was divided 1748/1750. As Samuel Colby of Amesbury, son of Samuel Colby deceased, he petitioned the General Court of Massachusetts for a grant of land west of the Connecticut River in Massachusetts for the services of his father in King Philip's War; the petition was not granted. (BOOK SOURCE: "The Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury Massachusetts" by David W. Hoyt.)

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