Frank E. Colby


Personal and Family Information

Frank was born on 21 DEC 1854 in Groton, Tompkins County, New York, the son of Lucius H Colby and Rosetta F Perkins.

He died on 6 JUL 1918 in 359 East Main Street, Owego, Tioga County, New York.

He had two marriages/partners. His first wife was Estella Marie Hinman, who he married in ABT 1875. The place has not been found. Their only known child was Watson Whittlesay (1878-1935).

His second wife was Harriett E Keys, who he married on ABT 7 DEC 1883. The place has not been found. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Frank E. Colby


Lucius H Colby


John Colby




Rosetta F Perkins



Birth21 DEC 1854
Place: Groton, Tompkins County, New York
Death6 JUL 1918
Place: 359 East Main Street, Owego, Tioga County, New York
Place: Tioga Cemetery, Oswego, Tioga County, New York


OccupationBridge Builder, partner in Owego Bridge Company


Note 1

!Source: Claudette Wilson.


Family Profile of ELLERY COLBY President of the Owego Bridge Company, written by Ken Colby, who copyrights his text and site presentation. He says he copyrights his "original information" as well, although facts cannot be copyrighted. His sources include the 1860 federal census of Groton, Tomplins Co., NY, page 77.