Hannah Colby

Female16 July 1816–6 January 1847

Brief Life History of Hannah

When Hannah Colby was born on 16 July 1816, in Holland, Erie, New York, United States, her father, Nathan Colby, was 27 and her mother, Eunice Blood, was 34. She died on 6 January 1847, in Cuba, Allegany, New York, United States, at the age of 30.

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Nathan Colby
Eunice Blood
Peter Jonas Colby
Lucinda Colby
Lydia Colby
Laura Louise Colby
Polly Coleman
Eunice Colby
Hannah Colby
Jerusha L Colby
I. Riley Colby

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Age 2

Established in 1818

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 4

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

English (eastern): habitational name from Colby in Norfolk and Westmorland, Coleby in Lincolnshire, or Coulby Newham in the North Yorkshire. The Colby placename derives from the Old Norse personal name Koli (a byname for a swarthy person, from kol ‘(char)coal’) + Old Norse býr ‘settlement’.

Americanized form of Norwegian Kolby .

Americanized form of German Kolbe . Compare Kolby .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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