[Erastus] George Huntley
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(1775-Abt 1853)
William E. Huntley
Huldah Mariah Sheldon
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Eliza Storrs Huntley


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Eliza Storrs Huntley 2 3 4

  • Born: 21 Nov 1827, Ogden, Monroe Co, New York
  • Marriage: William Colby 21 Feb 1854, Howell, Livingston Co, Michigan 1
  • Died: 8 Sep 1904, at age 76 5
  • Buried: Graham Cem, Woodhull Twp, Shiawassee Co, Michigan 6

   Another name for Eliza was Liza.

  General Notes:

Eliza Huntley is the daughter of William and Hulduh Huntley. She was born in 21 November 1827 in Ogden, New York. She was one of the early school teachers in Livingston County. Her aunt Sarah (Huntley) Bullard was the first teacher in Brighton Township in 1834 and Hartland Township in 1836. Eliza married William Colby 21 February 1854 in Howell, Michigan. They had a farm in Woodhull Township, Shiawassee County, Michigan. They had five children Floyd, Viola, William, Erle, and Sheridan. Eliza died 8 September 1904 and is burried in the Graham Cemetary, Woodhull Township, Shiawassee County, Michigan.

Eliza married William Colby, son of William Lord Colby and Anna Upper, on 21 Feb 1854 in Howell, Livingston Co, Michigan.1 (William Colby was born on 21 May 1823 in Canada, died on 12 Apr 1890 in Woodhill, Michigan 7 and was buried in Graham Cem, Woodhull Twp, Shiawassee Co, Michigan 6.)


1 Livingston County Records, (Clerks Office, Howell, Michigan), Marriage Certificate.

2 Virgil W. Huntley, John Huntley of Lyme, Connecticut, Book II Moses Line, (1993 Gateway Press, Inc.)

3 Latter Day Saints, 1880 United States Census Index CD, Woodhull Twp, Shiawassee Co, Michigan.

4 Ronald M. Colby, Anthony Colby of Salisbury, Massachusetts and His Descendants, (Book on CD Rom Version 1.02 March 7, 2003).

5 Shiawassee County Records, (Clerks Office, Corunna, Michigan), Death Certificate.

6 Graham Cemetery, Shiawassee Co, Michigan, Tombstone.

7 Alice (Burrell) Colby, Newspaper Clipping Book
, (before 1927), Obituary.

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