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Female Elizabeth Colby Click to view Elizabeth Colby in the family tree

Elizabeth was born on June 3rd, 1731 in Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.  Elizabeth's father was Peter Colby and her mother was Mary Straw.  Her maternal grandparents were John Straw and Lydia Sargent. She had three brothers and five sisters, named John, Peter, Ebenezer, Lydia, Mary, Sarah, Dorothy and Judith.  She was the oldest of the nine children.  She died in Hopkinton, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire.

Elizabeth's family with Moses Straw

‚ÄĆElizabeth and Moses were married in a religious ceremony on October 17th, 1751 in South Hampton, New Hampshire.  They had three sons and three daughters, named Samuel, John, Jr. Straw, Dorothy, Mary and Elizabeth.

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