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Colley, Thomas

Male Abt 1682 -


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  • Name Colley, Thomas 
    Born Abt 1682  Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I602  Colley-Garner Genealogy
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2017 

    Children 
     1. Colley, Thomas,   b. Abt 1710
    Family ID F227  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • From Draper Collection, Letter 31 from Thomas Colley Johnston (August 7, 1884): "at the age of 19 had the misfortune to kill a bully with hist fist. The man had often followed him and challenged him, for a trial of manhood. Colley struck him but one, - and not then, until his father seeing the affair, walked up and ordered him. He killed the man - "Stelseg" - at the one lick. He hid out of the way of sheriffs for several weeks - and then found his way to London; there married a Huguenot woman and shiped [sic] at once for New York - found his way to near the place Chatham. I saw his deed to two bodies of land, in that office in 1854. This Colley was 6 ft. 9 inches in height, and a giant every way"

  • Sources 
    1. [S30] The Draper Manuscript Collection, Series C, Daniel Boone Papers, Vol. 3.
      Letters #31 and #33 from Thomas Colley Johnston, Aug 1884