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The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 100

DAR ID Number: 99975 Mrs. Marian Kelsey Over; born in Brookings [Brooking Co], S. Dak. Wife of George Albert Over. Descendant of Sergt. Joseph COOMBS, as follows:

  1. Caleb Wright Kelsey (1850-1909) m. 1879 Lucy Allen (b.1847)
  2. Lorenzo B. Allen (1820-72) m. 1842 Nancy P. Prince (1829-58)
  3. Hezekiah Prince (1771-1840) m. 1798 Isabella COOMBS (1781-1840)
  4. Joseph COOMBS m. 1776 Elizabeth Gamble (1754-1830). Joseph COOMBS (1752-1817) served as sergeant in the Bagaduce expedition under Capt. Philip M. Ulmer, Col. Samuel McCobb's Regiment, 1779. He was born in Brunswick; died in South Thomaston, Me. Also Nos. 75896, 83605.

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 102

DAR ID Number: 101302 Miss Caroline COOMBS; born in Southridge, Mass. Descendant of James Dickey, as follows:

  1. David COOMBS (1793-1842) m. Mary Dickey (1793-1861)
  2. James Dickey m. 1788 Lydia Florence (1745-1849). James Dickey (1753-1849) served as Minute Man, 1775, and enlisted, 1777, as a private at Merrimac, NH, in Capt. Amos Merrill's Company, Col. Joseph Cilly's Continental regiment. He received a pension while at Stirling, Mass., where he died. Also № 69252.

DAR ID Number: 101616 Mrs. Eva A. Gilmore Robinson; born in Eddington, Maine. Wife of James G. Robinson. Descendant of Samuel Gilmore, as follows:

  1. Millen Gilmore (b.1848) m. 1875 Flora McCorrison (b.1858)
  2. Rufus Gilmore (1812-81) m. 1842 Nancy Rollins (1812-92)
  3. David Gilmore (1788-1868) m. 1811 Sarah COOMBS (1794-1876)
  4. Samuel Gilmore m. 1788 Reumah Hathorn (1767-1864). Samuel Gilmore (1765-1845) was placed on the pension roll of Penobscot County, Maine, for service as private, 1780, in Captain Hunt's Company, Colonels Greaton and Jackson, Massachusetts Regiments. His widow also received a pension. He was born in Wrentham, Mass.; died in Brewer, Maine. Also № 88723.

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 103

DAR ID Number: 102313 p.98: Mrs. Muriel Clark Corby; born in Indianapolis [Marion Co], Ind. Wife of William Stephen Corby. Descendant of Leonard Critzer, Timothy Taylor, Capt. Philip Pindall, Jacob Pindall, and Moses Shelby, as follows:

  1. Arthur H. Clark (b.1853) m. 1880 Margaret L. Hood (b.1854)
  2. Leonard Critzer Clark (1824-64) m. 1852 Mary M. Roane (1825-99); William Hood (1822-99) m. 1847 Hannah Pindall COOMBS (1825-85)
  3. Eugenius W. Clark (d. 1864) m. 1823 Margaret Critzer (1797-1842); Philip Combs (d. 1846) m. 1817 Elizabeth Pindall (1798-1891); James Roanem. 1819 Mary Taylor (1787-1863)
  4. Leonard Critzer m. Elizabeth McKnight; Timothy Taylor m. 1780 Aschsah J. Taylor (1759-1826); Jacob Pindall m. 1787 Hannah Roberts Chipps (1771-1852)
  5. Philip Pindall m. Rachel (Shelby) McFarland
  6. Moses Shelby m. Isabel Alexander. Leonard Critzer (1758-1852) applied for a pension, 1832, from Harrison County, Va., for service as private, 1776-80, New Jersey Line. His claim was allowed. He was born in Saxony; died in Virginia. Timothy Taylor (1761-1838) served, 1777, as private in Capt. Andrew Waggoner's Company, Col. James Wood's 12th Virginia regiment. He was born in Bucks County, Pa.; died in Loudoun County, Va. Also № 74432. Philip Pindall (1731-1804) in 1778 served as captain of Maryland militia, in Col. Lemuel Barrett's battalion. He was born in Prince George's County; died in Monongalia County, W. Va. Jacob Pindall (1757-1829) signed the Oath of Fidelity, 1778. He was born and died in Monongalia County, W. Va. Moses Shelby (1718-80) was a patriot of North Carolina who had wagons and teams in the public service, 1775. He was born in Glamorgan, Wales; died in Mecklenburg County, N. C. Also № 91384. [See also Mrs. Lenna Lowe Yost, this volume,and Fayette Co, PA]

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 104

DAR ID Number: 103505 Mrs. Emma Combs Miller; born in Shabbona [De Kalb Co], Ill. Wife of Arthur Scott Miller. Descendant of John Van Vorst, as follows:

  1. Thomas Combs (1817-1909) m. Eleanor Joyce (1827-1909)
  2. John Joyce m. Sarah Van Vorst
  3. Caleb Van Vorst m. Helen Vroman
  4. John Van Vorst m. Sarah Kittel. John Van Vorst (1748-1852) enlisted, 1778, as a private in Col. Goose Van Schaick's Regiment, which received the thanks of Congress for their good conduct in the expedition against the Onondagas. He was born in Schenectady, where he died at the age of one hundred and three. Also № 65149.

DAR ID Number: 103506 Mrs. Beatrice Ellwood Sargeant; born in De Kalb,Ill. Wife of Raymond Sargeant. Descendant of John Van Vorst, as follows:

  1. John Dexter Ellwood (1860-89) m. 1882 Emma Combs (b.1864)
  2. Thomas Combs (1817-69) m. Eleanor Joyce (1827-1909). See № 103505.

DAR ID Number: 103738 Mrs. Georgianna S. Brewer Lingham; born in Rockland, Me. Wife of E. P. Lingham. Descendant of Sergt. Joseph COOMBS, as follows:

  1. William H. Brewer (b.1853) m. 1874 Caroline I. McAllister (b.1853)
  2. John A. McAllister (1818-1913) m. Abigail P. COOMBS (1826-1902)
  3. George W. COOMBS (1800-73) m. Elsa -
  4. Archibald G.COOMBS (1777-1818) m. 1798 Nancy Mingerson (1775-1819)
  5. Joseph COOMBS m. 1776 Elizabeth Gamble (1755-1844). Joseph COOMBS (1752-1817) served as sergeant in the Bagaduce expedition under Capt. Philip M. Ulmer, Col. Samuel McCobb's Regiment, 1779. He was born in Brunswick; died in South Thomaston, Me. Also № 99975.

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 105

DAR ID Number: 104012 p.5: Mrs. Ella F. COOMBS; born in Whitewater, Wis. Descendant of George Holmes, as follows:

  1. Nelson COOMBS (1815-1902) m. 1st 1840 Hannah P. Holmes (1824-91)
  2. Preston Holmes (1788-1857) m. 1809 Elizabeth Lund (1789-1829)
  3. George Holmes m. 1781 Rachel Allen (1762-1846). George Holmes (1761-1843) enlisted, 1777, in Capt. Nathaniel Goodwin's Company, and, 1778, served in the "Cambridge Guards", Capt. Moses Adams' company. He was born in Sharon, Mass.; died in Stoddard,NH Also № 88640.

DAR ID Number: 104015 Mrs. Adeline COOMBS Peirce; born in Titusville, PA. Wife of James A. Peirce. Descendant of George Holmes, as follows:

  1. Delos P. COOMBS (b.1843) m. 1871 Jennie Mann (b.1840)
  2. Nelson COOMBS (1815-1902) m. 1840 Hannah P. Holmes (1824-91). See № 104012.

DAR ID Number: 104230 p.77: Mrs. Lenna Lowe Yost; born in Basnett [Basnettville, Marion Co?], W. Va. Wife of Ellis A. Yost. Descendant of Capt. Philip Pindall, as follows:

  1. Jonathan S. Lowe (1840-86) m. 1872 Columbia S. Basnett (b.1851)
  2. Philip S. Basnett (1818-99) m. 1845 Mary A. Fisher (1826-1909)
  3. Peter Fisher m. Rachel COOMBS (d. 1892)
  4. Joseph COOMBS (1784-1840) m. Mary Smith (1784-1844)
  5. John COOMBS m. Rachel Pindall
  6. Philip Pindall m. Rachel Shelby McFarland. Philip Pindall (1731-1804) served as captain, 1778, in Col. Samuel Barrett's Regiment, Maryland militia. He was born in Prince Georges County, Md.; died in Monongalia County, W. Va. Also № 95999. [See Bible Record of John & Rachell PINDELL Combs of Fayette Co, PA]

DAR ID Number: 104399 Miss Susan Dana Bartley; born in Hampstead, N.H. Descendant of William COOMBS, as follows:

  1. John McClinch Bartley (1799-1860) m. 2nd 1837 Susan Dana (1808-1900)
  2. Daniel Dana (1771-1859) m. 1800 Elizabeth COOMBS (b.1773)
  3. William COOMBS m. Jane Greenleaf. William COOMBS (1736-1814) was a member of the Committee of Safety and Correspondence of Newburyport, Mass., where he was born and died.

See also Newbury, Essex Co., MA for marriage record of William COOMBS to Jane GREENLEAF and also Newburport, Essex, MA.

DAR ID Number: 104754 Mrs. Helen E. Comstock COOMBS; born in China, Mich. Wife of Hezekiah COOMBS. Descendant of Sergt. Ichabod Comstock, Jr., as follows:

  1. Alfred Comstock (1806-97) m. 1836 Hannah Jane Westbrook (1821-90)
  2. William Comstock (1777-1839) m. 1800 Abigail Waldo (1783-1872)
  3. Ichabod Comstock, Jr., m. 2nd 1777 Catherine Smith (1740-1826). Ichabod Comstock, Jr. (1728-1800), in 1776, was sergeant, Col. Timothy Robbin's Regiment which marched to reenforce the northern army. He was born in Smithfield, R. I.; died in Western, N. Y. Also № 93282.

DAR ID Number: 104922 Mrs. Ada Bell Crump; born in Macon [Macon Co], Mo. Wife of Thomas Miller Crump. Descendant of Capt. Peter Bell, as follows:

  1. Rev. William Franklin Bell (1831-1912) m. 2nd 1861 Sarah Ridgeway (b.1839)
  2. John Wiseman Bell (1805-80) m. 1824 Elizabeth Combs (1806-75)
  3. Daniel Bell (1777-1844) m. 1803 Katharine Wiseman (d. 1864)
  4. Peter Bell m. 1766 Elizabeth Leiter. Peter Bell (1744-78) commanded a company of Washington County, Maryland militia, 1776, Stull's battalion; ordered to New Jersey to join Washington's Army. He did not long survive the hardships of the campaign. He was born in Germany; died in Hagerstown [Frederick County], MD. Also № 96803.

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 108

DAR ID Number: 107369 p.125: Mrs. Mary Woolfolk Platt; born in Moberly [Randolph Co], MO. Wife of B. Crump Platt. Descendant of John Woolfolk and Edward Payne, as follows:

  1. John Lewis Woolfolk (b.1850) m. Alice Dawson (b.1852)
  2. Charles Woolfolk (1804-62) m. 1831 Polly Ann Payne (1811-1907)
  3. John Woolfolk m. 1791 Elizabeth Lewis (b.1772); William H. Payne (1787-1836) m. Sythe Combs (d. 1836)
  4. William Payne (1755-1829) m. 2nd Mary Grymes
  5. Edward Payne m. 1750 Ann Holland Conyers (b.1728). John Woolfolk (1760-1842) was a soldier in the Virginia Line. He was born in Virginia; died in Boone County, Mo. Also № 101357. Edward Payne (1727-1806) was a member of the Committee of Safety of Fairfax County, Va. He was born in Stafford County, Va.; died in Fayette County, KY. [Seth Combs was the d/o Cuthbert & Sarah EVANS Combs, Sr. of Stafford Co, VA and Clark Co, KY]

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 109

DAR ID Number: 108817 p.250: Mrs. Ella DRAPER Combs; born in Franklin, VT. Wife of Leslie I. Combs. Descendant of Reuben Towle, as follows:

  1. Allen Draper (b.1851) m. 1st 1879 Caroline Towle (b.1852)
  2. Jonathan Towle m. 1848 Sophia Bowman (1830-84)
  3. Theophilus Towle (1790-1869) m. 1813 Deborah Miller (1793-1878)
  4. Reuben Towle m. 1786 Sarah Clough (1764-1843). [p.250] Reuben Towle (1762-1849) was placed on the pension roll of Vermont, 1831, for service as private, New Hampshire militia. He was born in Chester, NH; died in Franklin, Vt. Also № 46041.

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 111

DAR ID Number: 110164 Miss Sadie K. Combs; born in New Market [Taylor Co], Iowa. Descendant of Robert Combs, as follows:

  1. Joseph E. Combs (1860-91) m. 1884 Annie M. Cook (b.1866)
  2. Joseph Thomas Combs(b.1835) m. 1858 Keziah McDonald (1836-1910)
  3. Joseph Napoleon Combs (1808-64) m. 1830 Nancy Jane BRABHAM (1812-84)
  4. Robert Combs m. 1st 1806 Nancy SEARS. Robert Combs (1753-1846) served as a private from Virginia during the Revolution. He was born in Virginia; died in Ohio.

Note: RW Robert Combs of Loudoun and Fauquier Countys, VA, did not marry Nancy SEARS. The Robert Combs who m 31 Oct 1804, Loudoun Co, VA, Nancy SEARS, was not born until 18 Feb 1779, d 6 May 1851, Morgan Co, OH.

DAR ID Number: 110231 p.74: Miss Elizabeth Robertson COOMBS; born in Bowling Green [Warren Co], KY. Descendant of Sergt. Charles Morehead, Henry Hines and Jesse Kirby, as follows:

  1. Phineas Hampton COOMBS(b.1869) m.1892 Lattie Robertson (b.1870)
  2. Samuel William COOMBS,M. D. (1830-86), m. 1853 Martha Hampton (1836-1912); Ryan Monroe Robertson (1827-83) m. Elizabeth J. Potter (1835-1905)
  3. Samuel COOMBS (d.1830) m. 1829 Elvira Slaughter Morehead Piper (1805-85); Phineas Hampton (1806-74) m. Caroline Hines (1815-46); David Potter (1811-1906) m. Deborah Hagerman (1816-73)
  4. Charles Morehead m. 1786 Margaret (Peggy) Slaughter (b.1761); John Hines (b.1775) m. 1798 Sarah Davis (b.1779); Frederick Potter (1785-1868) m. 1807 Elizabeth Kirby (1790-1867)
  5. Jesse Kirby m. Sophia Choice; Henry Hines m. 1774 Dorcas Kelly. Charles Morehead (1762-1828) served as sergeant in Lee's famous legion of Virginia troops, and was at the surrender of Yorktown. He was born in Fauquier County, Va.; died in Logan County, KY. Henry Hines(1732-1810) served, 1778, as private in Capt. Tarleton Payne's Company, Col. Richard Parker's 1st Virginia regiment. He was born in Campbell County; died in Charlotte County, Va. Also № 96536. Jesse Kirby (1757-1852) was placed on the pension roll, 1831, of Warren County, KY., for service as private, Virginia Line. He was born in Virginia; died in Warren County, KY. Also № 94794.

Notes: See William F. Coombes Manuscript. Samuel W. COOMBS, b 9 Aug 1799, d 16 Apr, 1830, Hardin Co, KY, was the s/o Adin & Pamelia WILLIAMS Coombs of Loudoun Co, VA; Frederick County, MD and Hardin Co, KY. See Also Vol.95.

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 112

DAR ID Number: 111433 Mrs. Cecelia E. Menkens Kelley; born in St. Louis [St. Louis Co], Mo. Wife of Isaac D. Kelley. Descendant of John Primm, as follows:

  1. A. H. Menkens (1818-64) m. 1843 Virginia I. Primm (1827-1904)
  2. Peter Primm (b.1785) m. Marie A. LeRoux D'Esneval (1792-1878)
  3. John Primm m. 1777 Elizabeth Hansbrough (1760-1832). John Primm (1750-1837) enlisted, 1777, under Captain COOMBS, Col. Thomas Mountjoy's Regiment, Virginia militia. In 1833 was pensioned for serviceas private. He was born in Stafford County, VA; died in St. Clair County, Ill.

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 113

DAR ID Number: 112249 p.81 Mrs. Clara Purinton Senter; born in Newington, Conn. Wife of Guy A. Senter. Descendant of Capt. Hugh McClellan, as follows: [p.81]

  1. Joseph D. Purinton (b.1846) m. 1866 Jane E. COOMBS (b.1848)
  2. William COOMBS (b.1810) m. 1846 Sarah McClellan (1817-66)
  3. Michael McClellan (1777-1858) m. 1804 Jane Patterson (1783-1845)
  4. Hugh McClellan m. Sarah Wilson. Hugh McClellan (1743-1816) commanded a company of Minute Men at the battle of Lexington and served under Gates at Bennington. He was also a member of the Committee of Safety. He was born in Ireland; died in Colerain, Mass. Also № 78664.

DAR ID Number: 112777 Mrs. Florence COOMBS Sutton; born in Chicago, Ill. Wife of Ernest Venable Sutton. Descendant of William Benedict, as follows:

  1. John Charles COOMBS (1842-1914) m. 1877 Edith Manvel (1854-93)
  2. Bennet Manvel (b.1810) m. 2nd 1836 Lucy Benedict (1817-59)
  3. Benajah Benedict (b.1792) m. 1st 1813 Mahitable Sage (1792-1831)
  4. William Benedict m. 1781 Ruth Peck (1752-1846). William Benedict (1757-1836) served as private under Captains Hickock, Benedict and Sears, Colonels Chandler and Canfield, Connecticut Line. He was born in Danbury, Conn.

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 114

DAR ID Number: 113351 Mrs. Bessie Ponder Godfrey; born in Tuskegee [Macon Co], Ala. Wife of J. E. Godfrey. Descendant of Lieut. William Evans, as follows:

  1. James M. Ponder (b.1832) m. 2nd 1872 Leonora Swanson (b.1840)
  2. John Swanson (1807-83) m. 1828 Elizabeth Evans (1812-91)
  3. William Evans (1776-1822) m. Elizabeth Combs Hammock
  4. William EVANS m. Susannah Clement (d. 1817). William Evans (1746-1806) served as lieutenant in Col. Elijah Clark's Regiment, Georgia Line. He was born in Virginia; died in Wilkes County, Ga. Also № 94572.

DAR ID Number: 113982 Mrs. Ethel Marvin Long; born in Frankfort, Ind. Wife of Albert B. Long. Descendant of Ichabod Marvin, as follows:

  1. Charles Henry Marvin (b.1864) m. 1888 Harriet COOMBS (b.1864)
  2. Henry Martyn Marvin (1821-1903) m. 1844 Emma Elizabeth De Camp Elwell (1826-99)
  3. Ichabod Marvin, Jr. (1782-1865), m. 1805 Elizabeth Carl (1784-1845)
  4. Ichabod Marvin m. 1768 Martha Kellogg (1751-1814). Ichabod Marvin (1744-92) served, 1776-77, as a private in Captain Gregory's Company, 9th Connecticut regiment.He was born in Norwalk, Conn.; died in Fredericksburg, N. Y. Also № 109023.

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 120

DAR ID Number: 119016 pp.6-7: Mrs. Fanny Combs Gough; born in St. Marys County, Md. Wife of Ignatius P. Gough. Descendant of Lieut. Ignatius Combs and of Richard Smith, as follows:

  1. Lewis Cornelios Combs (1818-99) m. 1848 Mary E. COAD (1829-66)
  2. Lewis Combs(1781-1819) m. 1814 Margaret FORD; William Coad (1803-68) m. 1824 Elizabeth Rodman Smith (1796-1874)
  3. Ignatius Combs m. 1761 Mary FENWICK (1745-1813); Richard Rodman Smith (1765-1811) m. 1796 Ann Emlin Howell (d. 1811)
  4. Richard Smith m.1762 Elizabeth Rodman. Ignatius Combs (1740-90) was a member of the General Committee, 1774, and member of Council of Safety, 1775. He was also commissioned 2nd lieutenant in Maryland militia. He was born and died in St. Marys County, Md. Richard Smith (1735-1803) was a Deputy from the State of New Jersey to the 1st Continental Congress.

DAR ID Number: 119023 Miss Mary Margaret Combs; born in Park Hall, [St. Mary's Co] Md. Descendant of Lieut. Ignatius Combs, as follows:

  1. Lewis Cornelius Combs (1818-99) m. 1848 Mary Elizabeth COAD (1830-66). See № 119016.

DAR ID Number: 119611 Miss Laurel Grason Bond; born in Roland Park, Md. Descendant of Lieut Ignatius Combs, as follows:

  1. William Grason Bond (b.1865) m. 1892 Ellen Virginia Combs (b.1866)
  2. Lewis Cornelius Combs (1818-99) m. 1848 Mary Elizabeth COAD (1830-66). See № 119016.

Notes: Ignatius Combs was the s/o Enoch and Mary MANNING Combs.See the Fannie Combs Gough Manuscript.


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