Lucius H Colby


Personal and Family Information

Lucius was born in 1814 in Goshen, Connecticut, the son of John Colby and Anna.

He died on 20 MAR 1894. The place is not known.

He had two marriages/partners. His first wife was Rosetta F Perkins, who he married on 3 AUG 1835 in Bethany, Connecticut. Their twelve known children were Addie (c1836-?), Sarah (c1838-?), Francis (c1840-?), Lewis (c1842-?), Henry (c1844-?), Ellery (c1846-?), Mary (c1848-?), Immogene (c1850-?), Lauren (c1852-?), Frank E. (1854-1918), Ida (c1856-?) and Addie (c1858-?).

His second wife was Phoebe J Clark, who he married on 20 MAY 1893 in Auburn, New York. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Lucius H Colby


John Colby





Place: Goshen, Connecticut
Death20 MAR 1894
Place: Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, Cayuga County, New York


OccupationVeterinary Surgeon


Note 1


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 source: Our County and it's People a Memoral History of Tioga County, New York - by W. Kingman, 1897 p. 572 - gives the names of Lucius parents as John and Anna Colby. Other sources listed by Ken Coleman include,

1850 Federal Census of Scropio, Cayuga County, New York p. 118

1860 Federal Census of Groton, Tompkins County, NY

1880 Federal Census of Auburn, Cayuga County, p. 402 Veterinary Surgeon

City Directories of Auburn, Cayuga County

The will of Lucius H Colby

The Gravestone of Lucius H Colby

!Source: by Kenneth W. Colby, 111 Skylark DR, Danville, VA