FREE genealogy since 1999 - History belongs to all of us!
Get Started Sign In
Menu Menu
Search Search
Family Tree Family Tree
Daily News Daily News
Bookmarks Bookmarks
Not on this site Don't end up on this site as someone's ancestor!
Create a Page for YOUR Ancestor

flag  James  DARBY

  (b. 6 July 1795Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA   d. 16 January 1867Nelson, New Hampshire, USA )  
Summary: James DARBY was born 6 July 1795 in Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA. James DARBY was the child of Samuel DARBY (DERBY) and Hannah MINOT and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Joseph DARBY and Silence HUBBARD (maternal)  James MINOT and Rebecca BLANCHARD

He married  Sarah FARWELL 26 March 1828 .  The couple had (at least) 7 children. Sarah FARWELL  was born 1803 .  She died 1 December 1866 in , New Hampshire, USA . 

James DARBY died 16 January 1867 in Nelson, New Hampshire, USA.
Details of the life of James appear below.
About James
Pedigree Chart Pedigree Chart for James
Family Group Record Family Group Record for James
Ancestral Map Ancestral map for James
Family Tree Family Tree for James
Inventions Inventions during the lifetime of James
U.S. Presidents U.S. Presidents during the lifetime of James
Research James (on other sites)
findagrave, familysearch, ancestry
Sign In
Did You Know?The name 'Massachusetts' originates with native Americans in the Massachusetts Bay area (from the language of the Algonquian nation). The name translates roughly as 'at or about the great hill.' (

1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

Did You Know? America - Did you know? 1918-1920 - Worldwide influenza epidemic strikes; by 1920, nearly 20 million are dead. In U.S., 500,000 perish.

Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA - Osgood Stackpole Residence. Lincoln, Mass.
Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
Osgood Stackpole Residence. Lincoln, Mass.
Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA - Hartwell Farm, Lincoln, Mass.

Samuel Hartwell,
Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
Hartwell Farm, Lincoln, Mass.

Samuel Hartwell, ...
Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA - Town Hall (1905)
Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
Town Hall (1905)
Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - Church at Nelson, N. H.
Nelson, New Hampshire, USA
Church at Nelson, N. H.
Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - Spoonwood Pond and Nubanusit Lake, Nelson, N.H.
Nelson, New Hampshire, USA
Spoonwood Pond and Nubanusit Lake, Nelson, N.H.

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren)

Add Marriage / Partner


James DARBY married  Sarah FARWELL-- Date: 26 March 1828 Place: 

flag James Minot DERBY (b.10 March 1829, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA  d. 28 April 1829, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA)

flag Milan Gerler DERBY (b.1 March 1830, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA  d. 21 April 1832, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA)

flag Sarah Matilda DERBY (b.5 February 1832, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA  d. 17 February 1921, Marlborough, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA)

flag Rosanna Maria DERBY (b.14 December 1833, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA  d. 9 March 1920, Marlborough, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA)

flag Emmaline Amelia DERBY (b.23 October 1835 , Nelson, New Hampshire, USA  d. 20 November 1835, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA)

flag Milan Munroe DERBY (b.6 April 1837, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA  d. 12 June 1910, Harrisville, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA)

flag Miles Milton DERBY (b.1 September 1841, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA  d. 27 October 1869, , New Hampshire, USA)

Events, Pictures and Documents Related to the Lifetime of James DARBY

Add Events / Information


1795 Birth
Name: James Darby
Gender: Male
Baptism/ Christening Date:
Baptism/ Christening Place:
Birth...

World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy

World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered

World History 1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

USA 1803 - October 20 - Louisiana Purchase - The United States doubled its size by purchasing this territory from Spain.
Senate Ratified the Louisiana Purchase Treaty

In the 1800s, in the United States, pioneers and...

USA 1804 - May 14 - Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast - May 14, 1804

USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
Nov. 7, 1805 - Camped opposite Pillar Rock, between Brookfield and Dahlia, Washington, west of Jim Crow Point. "Great joy in camp we are in view of the Ocian this great Pacific Ocean which we been so ...Read MORE...

World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire
"The fourth Peace of Pressburg (also known as the Treaty of Pressburg; German: Preßburger Frieden;...Read MORE...

World History 1812 - Napoleon leads French invasion of Russia, resulting in catastrophic defeat for French. War of 1812 begins with U.S. declaration of war on the United Kingdom.

World History 1814 - Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to St. Elba according to the terms of the Treaty of Fontainebleau. Representatives from Austria, Russia, Prussia, Britain, and France meet at the Congress of Vienna to discuss future of Europe.

World History 1815 - The War of 1812 ends with the Treaty of Ghent. Napoleon escapes Elba in an attempt to reestablish his power. Coalition forces defeat him at the battle of Waterloo.

USA 1816 - Year without a summer
The year 1816 has been aptly characterized as the year without a summer. Several of the preceding...Read MORE...

USA 1825 - October 26 - Erie Canal completed
The work completed. - This is the day, and 10 o'clock the hour, when the first boat from Lake Erie enters the Grand Canal and proceeded to the city of New York; a distance of 500 miles. - All doubts, ...Read MORE...

1828 Marriage / Partner
James DARBY and Sarah FARWELL 26 March 1828,
1829 Birth of Child
James Minot DERBY was born 10 March 1829, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA
1830 Birth of Child
Milan Gerler DERBY was born 1 March 1830, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA
USA 1831 - January 1 - First Abolitionist Newspaper
The first abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, published in Boston by William Lloyd Garrison resources/ state-history-timeline/ massachusetts.html - January 1, 1831

1832 Birth of Child
Sarah Matilda DERBY was born 5 February 1832, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA
1832 Death of Child
Milan Gerler DERBY died 21 April 1832, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA
1833 Birth of Child
Rosanna Maria DERBY was born 14 December 1833, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA
1835 Birth of Child
Emmaline Amelia DERBY was born 23 October 1835 , Nelson, New Hampshire, USA
USA 1836 - The Alamo and Texas Declaration of Independence
In 1836, a small band of Texans fought the Mexican Army from inside an old mission chapel known as...Read MORE...

1837 Birth of Child
Milan Munroe DERBY was born 6 April 1837, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA
USA 1837 - The Panic of 1837
The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession...Read MORE...

World History 1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre. - January 2, 1839

USA 1840 to 1860s - French-Canadian emigration to the United States
The large number of French-Canadians who crossed the border in the nineteenth century, particularly ...Read MORE...

USA 1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to Oregon's Willamette...Read MORE...

1841 Birth of Child
Miles Milton DERBY was born 1 September 1841, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA
News In 1844... the railroad connected Lincoln with Boston, resulting in a rise in the number of new residents from the city and an increase in land values. Remaining farmlands began to break up, to be divided into house lots. Pages/ town_history.htm -

World History 1845 - September 9 – Potato blight breaks out in Ireland: beginning of the Great Famine.
"The Famine began quite mysteriously in September 1845 as leaves on potato plants suddenly turned black and curled, then rotted, seemingly the result of a fog that had wafted across the fields of...Read MORE...

USA 1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.
The war, stemming from the United States’ annexation of Texas in 1845 and from a dispute over...Read MORE...

USA 1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
Many people in California figured gold was there, but it was James W. Marshall on January 24, 1848, ...Read MORE...

USA 1848 - February 2 - Mexican–American War formally ends with signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ceding virtually all of what becomes the Southwestern United States to the U.S. - February 2, 1848

1850 Nelson, Cheshire, New Hampshire
Name: James Derby
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1850
Event Place: Nelson, Cheshire, New...

USA 1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
This influential book is often included in lists of "causes of the Civil War" (1861-65). Harriet...Read MORE...

USA 1853 - Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations
Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations was a World's Fair held in 1853 in what is now Bryant...Read MORE...

USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.
It began in a little schoolhouse in Ripon, Wisconsin, in 1854. A small group of dedicated...Read MORE...

USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861. education/ history/ civil-war-overview/ triggerevents.html - December 20, 1860

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.
...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, formally took leave of the Senate in a few eloquent remarks. He...Read MORE...

USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States - February 8, 1861

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.
The shelling of the fort was the culmination of a simmering conflict in which a small garrison of...Read MORE...

USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia. - April 20, 1861

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.
ATCHISON - Oct. 19. - Orders have to-day been issued by the President of the Pike's Peak Express...Read MORE...

USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
On November 6, 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected president of the Confederate States of America. He ...Read MORE...

USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation...Read MORE...

USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union). - July 3, 1863

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered a short speech at the end of the ceremonies dedicating the battlefield cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. That speech has come to be known ...Read MORE...

USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
Harried mercilessly by Federal troops and continually cut off from turning south, Lee headed west,...Read MORE...

USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:
Shortly after 10 p.m. on April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at...Read MORE...

1866 Death of Spouse/Partner
Sarah FARWELL died 1 December 1866, , New Hampshire, USA
1867 Death
Name: James Derby
Titles and Terms:
Name Prefix:
Event Date (Original): 16 Jan 1867
Event...

James is buried at: Nelson Cemetery Nelson, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA PLOT mse
Added: 5/13/2008 12:00:00 AM

Is James DARBY YOUR Ancestor? Tell us more.

If you'd like to be contacted by others who are related to James DARBY, leave a message here!
The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments.