George Dwight Colburn

6 August 1829–31 January 1904 (Age 74)
Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of George Dwight

When George Dwight Colburn was born on 6 August 1829, in Holliston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Dwight Colburn, was 28 and his mother, Aurilla Underwood, was 25. He married Anna Frances Clement on 8 June 1854, in Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Bellingham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1850 and Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years. He died on 31 January 1904, in Derry, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

George Dwight Colburn
1829–1904
Anna Frances Clement
1835–1892
Marriage: 8 June 1854
Clara Erskine Colburn
1856–1909
Mary Colburn
1858–
George Clement Colburn
1874–1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 June 1854
Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
children

(3)

    Clara Erskine Colburn

    Female1856–1909Female

    Mary Colburn

    Female1858–Female

    George Clement Colburn

    Male1874–1937Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Male1829–1904Male

    Angeline Aurilla Colburn

    Female1831–1881Female

    Jane Augusta Colburn

    Female1832–1914Female

    Charles Henry Colburn

    Male1834–1896Male

    Harriet Elizabeth Colburn

    Female1837–1916Female

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 4

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 
1863

Age 34

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named with Old English cōl ‘cool’ + burna ‘stream’, as for example Colburn near Catterick in North Yorkshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George D Colburn, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George D Colburn, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Geo D Colburn in household of Dwight Colburn, "United States Census, 1850"

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