Isaac Farrar Colby

  • Born November 2, 1818 in Henniker, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.
  • Parents were SILAS COLBY and HANNAH FARRAR.
  • Married MARGARET BISCOE on February 27, 1840 in Illinois. Margaret was born November 19, 1819 in Maryland; and died April 20, 1894 in Pana, Christian County, Illinois.
  • Died February 19, 1889 in Pana, Christian County, Illinois.





CHILDREN

  1. HANNAH AUGUSTA COLBY, born October 5, 1841 in Greenfield, Greene County, Illinois. Married FRANCIS A. DENNIS on October 15, 1856.
  2. JOHN HENRY COLBY, born October 2, 1842 in Greenfield, Greene County, Illinois.
  3. ANNE ELIZABETH COLBY, born December 25, 1843 in Greenfield, Greene County, Illinois. Married WILLIAM HARDIN WALKER on March 30, 1875 in Illinois.
  4. MARY CAROLINE COLBY, born August 8, 1845 in Macoupin County, Illinois. Married COLUMBUS SHUMAN on May 25, 1890 in Macoupin County, Illinois.
  5. SARAH ELIZABETH COLBY, born August 1, 1848 in Macoupin County, Illinois. Married L. C. VANDERWATER on October 10, 1867 in Christian County, Illinois.
  6. JAMES ERI COLBY, born October 6, 1850 in Macoupin County, Illinois. Married MINNIE HILLS about 1875 in Illinois.
  7. GEORGE BISCO COLBY, born June 22, 1852 in Macoupin County, Illinois; died December 31, 1930 in Anglers, Pushmataha County, Oklahoma. Married SUSAN F. FIELDS on November 24, 1875 in Anna, Union County, Illinois. Married MABEL about 1898. Married MAUD LEA VINEYARD.
  8. MARTHA M. COLBY, born September 9, 1853 in Macoupin County, Illinois.
  9. HOWARD M. COLBY, born September 9, 1853 in Macoupin County, Illinois.
  10. NAHUM OSCAR COLBY, born July 29, 1859 in Pana, Christian County, Illinois; died August 27, 1917 in Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin. Married IDA FRANCES BROWN in 1880 in Pana, Christain County, Illinois.

SOURCES:

• 1870 Christian County, Illinois Census