Ole Larson's Folks

Died in Massachusetts Colony on this date in 1719: seventh great-grandfather John Colby. He was a grandson of patriarch Anthony Colby, and may even have been born in the large house purchased by his grandfather in 1654, five years prior to John’s birth.

Colby house

Anthony Colby’s house in Amesbury, Mass.

Buried in Salisbury Colonial Cemetery (top photo).

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