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Note: The following Index to War of 1812 Records is best used in context with the applicable hot-linked Combs &c. County Records where additional records and resources may be found. Also note that this Index is still very incomplete. Those entries which are followed by (Sierra…) indicate that the source was the Sierra Family Tree Research Center's War of 1812 database, which included no sources or indication of where or what the actual records might be. In those instances where Combs Researchers had additional data, it has been added.

June 20, 1818 Cornelius Osborn. Sgt. Ingersoll's 41st Inf., SE 25, 3s 4w Delv. to Messers Combes and Valentine, NY July 17, 1818. W № 657

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Thom Mont from War Of 1812 Bounty Lands In Illinois; Indexed by Lowell M. Volkel (1840); Reprint by Heritage House; Thomson Ill. 1977, p. 408)

Mar. 9, 1818. Aaron Combs, heir of John Combs. Priv. Symmes 1st; SE 33, 8n 2w Del. to A. Combs New Brunswick, NJ Apr. 27, 1818. W № 9004.

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Thom Mont from War Of 1812 Bounty Lands In Illinois; Indexed by Lowell M. Volkel (1840); Reprint by Heritage House; Thomson Ill. 1977, p. 169)

Abizer COOMBES. MA. 5 REG'T (FOOTE'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Abner COOMBS. MA. 2 REG'T (THOMAS') MIL. (Sierra…)

Abner COOMBS. MA. 3 REG'T (MERRILL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Abner COOMBS, Survivors Original-33473, served Capt Richard T. DUNLAP'S Co MA Mil

(Extracted from Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, A-I, Virgil D. White)

Abraham Combs. IN. 5 REG'T (PADDACK'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Abraham Combs. NY. 2 REG'T (BEDEL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Alexandre COME [Alexander?]. LA. CAPTAIN HUBBARD'S MOUNTED COMPANY MIL. (Sierra…)

Aloysius COOMES. MD. 43 REGIMENT MIL (Sierra…)

Aloysius COOMES. MD. 43 REG'T (HAMILTON'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Amos Combs. KY. 2 REGIMENT (THOMAS') MOUNTED VOLS. (Sierra…)

Amos COOMBS. KY. 10 REGIMENT (BARBOUR'S) MOUNTED VOLS. (Sierra…)

Andrew Combs. KY. 17 REG'T (FRANCESCO'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Andrew M. Combs. NY. 108 REG'T (BRITAIN'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Andrew Combs. VA. 56 REG'T (TAYLOR'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Aquillas Combs. VA. 121 REG'T (JULY-SEPT., 1813, AND SEPT., 1814,) MIL. (Sierra…) Possibly Acquilla Combs of Botetourt Co, VA, s/o RW Gilbert Combs

Archibald G. COOMBS. MA. 5 REG'T (FOOTE'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Asa COOMBES. MA. CAPT. DUSTON'S CO. MIL. (Sierra…) Also an Asa COOMBS in this company. Not known if two men or two spellings.

Asa COOMBS. MA. 1 REG'T (CUTTER'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Asa COOMBS. MA. 2 REG'T (THOMAS') MIL. (Sierra…)

Asa COOMBS. MA. 5 REG'T (FOOTE'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Asa COOMBS, Survivors Cert.-21856, Lucrectia (MANN) md 28 Dec 1823 S. Thomaston, Knox Co, ME, soldier died 25 Oct 1888 Seattle, King Co, WA, served Asher PALMER'S & George COOMBS' Co's MA Mil, lived Knox Co., ME & Seattle, WA

(Extracted from Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, A-I, Virgil D. White)

Beed Combs. GA. WOOTTON'S DETACHMENT MIL. (Sierra…)

Benjamin Combs. U. S. RANGERS VOLS. (Sierra…)

Benjamin Combs. IN. COLONEL MCFARLAND'S DETACHMENT MIL. (Sierra…)

Benjamin COOMBS. MA. 2 REG'T (BURBANK'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Benjamin COOMBS. MA. 4 REG'T (GEORGE'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Benjamin Combs & Catharine ELDRED married 14 Oct 1816 Hempstead NY, served in Samuel MOTT'S NY Mil, lived Queens Co, NY

(SC-8125, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White) See also Jarvis B. below

Benjamin Combs. NY. 2 REG'T (BEDEL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Benjamin Combs & Margaret A PRICHETT (his 2nd wife), married 30 Jan 1851 Stafford Co VA, died 19 Apr 1870 Loudoun Co VA, widow died 4 Sep 1905 Baltimore MD, served in Henry WILLIAMS' & John REAMS* Co's, VA Mil, lived Prince William & Stafford Co VA, widow also lived Baltimore MD

(WC-27932, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White) *May be QUARLES. Conflicting records.

Benjamin Combs. VA. 16 REG'T (WALLER'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Benjamin Combs. VA. 45 REG'T (PEYTON'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Bud Combs, Wootton's Detachment, private, Georgia

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Susan Combs Hefner from Index to War of 1812 Service Records for Volunteer Soldiers from Georgia abstracted by Judy Swaim Kratovil, 1986, p. 32, Roll 44) See 1830 Talbot Co, GA Census.

Caleb Combs. NY. 23 REGIMENT (COOK'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Charles Combs & Anna (her 1st husband was a McLAUGHLIN, and she was his second wife), married Oct 1858 Green Co IN; soldier died 28 Feb 1866, Monroe Co IN, served in George L. DAVIDSON'S NC Mil, lived Monroe Co IN, 1st wife was Abigail, no maiden name on card.

(WC-34989, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White) See Also (1) the above Combs Counties; (2) 1768 Rowan Co NC tax list of John BREVARD (George DAVIDSON tithed James Combs); and (3) Charles Combs m 28 Dec 1819, Surry Co NC, Abigail REAVIS.

Charles Combs & Sarah (-----); he served in Capt. QUARLES' Co NY Mil

(Widow's Original-10959, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White) *May be REAMS. Conflicting records.

Charles Combs. NY. 1 REG'T (HARRIS') MIL. (Sierra…)

Charles Combs. NY. CLEVELAND'S REGIMENT (1814) MIL. (Sierra…)

Charles COOMBS & Caroline (2nd wife, 1st husband was STROHM), Widow's Cert.-33914, Survivors Cert-824, md 15 July 1871 Brooklyn, NY, soldier died 19 Jan 1884 Brooklyn, NY, served John MEACHAM'S & Charles SKIFF'S Co's NY Mil, lived in Onondaga, Seneca & Kings Cos., NY, 1st wife Mary (WOOLIFER)

(Extracted from Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, A-I, Virgil D. White)

Charges Combs. NC. 7 REG'T (PEARSON'S) MIL. (Sierra…) Probably a.k.a. Charles?

Charles COMBES. NC. 7 REG'T (PEARSON'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Comelius Combs [Cornelius?]. MD. 12 REG'T (FENWICK'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Daniel Combs. NY. 2 REG'T (BEDEL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

David Combs, Warrant № 22,601, 1820, Lee Co AR.

(Arkansa Military Bounty Grants, War of 1812, published by Bobbie Jones McLane)

David COOMBS. IN. 2 REGIMENT MIL. (Sierra…)

David COOMBS/Combs, Lurana (REYNOLDS) 2nd wife, Widow's Cert-26258, md 12 Oct 1837 Oldham Co, Ky, soldier died 19 April 1857 Charlestown, Clark Co, Ind, served John STRATHER'S Ind Mil, lived Clark Co., Ind, 1st wife Hannah (DRUMMOND)

(Extracted from Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, A-I, Virgil D. White) SW: Strother. Note: David was the s/o Jesse & Sarah UNKNOWN Combs

David Combs. MA. 1 REG'T (REED'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

David Combs. MA. 1 REG'T (SHERWIN'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

David Combs. MA. SHERWIN'S REG'T MIL. (Sierra…)

David COOMBS. MA. 1 REG'T (REED'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

David COOMBS. MA. 2 REG'T (STEELE'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

David COOMBS. MA. 3 REG'T (MERRILL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

David Combs & Anna RICHARDS married 12 Nov 1808 Essex Co NJ, served in WRIGHT'S & FOWLES' Co's 5th & 46th US Inf, lived Morris Co, NJ.

(Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White)

David Combs. NY. 2 REG'T (BEDEL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

David Combs. NY. 3 REG'T (SMITH'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

David Combs & Jane Rogers, married 22 Feb 1808 Hampshire Co, VA; he served in William NEILY'S VA Mil, lived in Clark & Harrison Cos IN; died 29 Oct 1871 in Elizabeth, Harrison Co, IN; Jane ROGERS Combs died about 1876.

(Widow's Cert.-5281, Survivors Cert.-7503, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White)

David Combs. VA. 7 REG'T (SAUNDERS') MIL. (Sierra…)

Edward Combs or Edward P. COOMBS

(Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White) No more info yet

Edward Combs, b Fayette Co KY; d 10 Oct 1826, Jessamine Co KY; married 15 Oct 1808, Territory of IN, Sophia HICKS (d/o William & Mary SWANGER Hicks); served in David TODD'S KY Militia

Edward Combs. KY. 1 REGIMENT (TROTTER, JR.'S) MOUNTED VOLS. (Sierra…)

Edward COOMBS (Combs) & Nancy (HICKMAN) Widow's Cert.-14059, md 29 March 1820 Fayette Co, PA, soldier died 21 March 1849 Lancaster, WI, widow died 26 March 1884, served Peter HERTZOG'S PA Mil, lived Grant Co., WI

(Extracted from Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, A-I, Virgil D. White)

Edward COOMBS served in Capt Peter HERZOG of Springhill township, Fayette Co, PA who commanded a company recruited by him in that county, which was mustered into service October 2, 1812, and was assigned to duty with the forces of Gen Richard CROOKS.

(Extracted from War of 1812, Fayette Co, from Ellis' History of Fayette County, p180.) See also John COOMBS of of HERTZOG'S Company.

Edward Combs. PA. 2 REG'T (PATTERSON'S) MIL. (Sierra…) Also an Edward COOMBS in this company. May be same individual

Oct 17, 1818 Elias Coombs, Musician, McGlassins 7th SE 35 1s 8w Del. to Elias Coombs, Richford [Franklin Co] VT Oct 17, 1818. W № 18856

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Thom Mont from War Of 1812 Bounty Lands In Illinois; Indexed by Lowell M. Volkel (1840); Reprint by Heritage House; Thomson Ill. 1977, p. 466)

Elisha COOMBS. MA. 2 REG'T (THOMAS') MIL. (Sierra…)

Elisha COOMBS & Mary S. (EWING), Widow's Cert.-14664, md 18 Nov 1824 Harpswell, Cumberland Co, ME, soldier died 7 Nov 1842, widow died ca 1880, served SNOW'S MA Mil, lived Cumberland Co., ME

(Extracted from Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, A-I, Virgil D. White)

Elisha Combs. NY. 23 REGIMENT (COOK'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Elnathan COOMBS. MA. 4 REG'T (WASHBURN'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Ephrain Combs [Ephraim?]. MA. 1 REG'T (NYE'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Fielding COOMBS, soldier died 4 Sep 1873, served in John C MORRISON'S KY Mil, lived Monroe Co MO

(SC-2737, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White) Fielding Combs was the s/o Benjamin & Sarah RICHARDSON Combs of Clark Co KY, & h/o Mary FOREMAN. See Also War of 1812 Capt. Leslie Combs (Fielding's brother).

Fielding Combs. KY. 13 REG'T (DUDLEY'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Fielding Combs. KY. 17 REG'T (FRANCESCO'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Fielding A. Combs. KY. JOHNSON'S REG'T MOUNTED VOLS. (Sierra…) Probably Fielding A. Combs of Clark Co KY

Frances COOMBS, Survivor's Original-33772, served Capt SINCLAIR'S Co. MA Mil, alleged

(Extracted from Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, A-I, Virgil D. White)

Francis COMB. SC. NASH'S REGIMENT VOLS. (Sierra…)

Franklin Combs. NH. LONG'S COMMAND OF ARTILLERY MIL. (Sierra…)

George Combs Old War IF-#12715, served in as Pvt in Capt BRITIAN'S Co 10th US Inf, bdl 98 can 50.

(Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White) Question: Where was Capt. Britian's (Brittain? Britain?) unit based?

George COOMBS, Navy Invalid File, served as Seaman on “USS Constitution” in War of 1812 in USN

(Extracted from Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, A-I, Virgil D. White)

Oct 22 1817 George Combs. Private, Goodells 23rd Infantry; NE 27 3n 2w delivered to George Combs 10-23-1817. Warrant № 5193

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Thom Mont from War Of 1812 Bounty Lands In Illinois; Indexed by Lowell M. Volkel (1840); Reprint by Heritage House; Thomson Ill. 1977, p. 53)

George COOMBS. MA. 5 REG'T (FOOTE'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

George COOMBS. MA. HOLDEN'S BATT'N, ART'Y MIL. (Sierra…)

George Combs. NJ. HOWELL'S REGIMENT MIL. (Sierra…)

George Combs, served in the 8th Regt., 4th Company; detached from Wilkes Co NC Regt.

(Soldiers of the War of 1812, compiled from the Muster Rolls of the soldier detached from North Carolina Militia (in Wake Forest College library)

George M. Combs Pvt, TN Militia, Capt. Thos. MANN'S Company, Col. S. BUNCH'S Regt., East TN Vol. Mounted Infantry; 2nd entry omits Company Commander, states “absent on command”.

(Tennesseans of the War of 1812, transcribed and indexed by Byron & Samuel Sistler, Byron Sistler & associates, Inc., Nashville, TN, 1992) George Mabry & Agnes ORE Combs resided in Grainger Co TN. He was the s/o John & Sarah MABRY Combs.

George Combs. VA. 3 REG'T (DICKINSON'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Henry COOMBS. MA. 5 REG'T (FOOTE'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Ignastius Combs [Ignatius?]. MD. 12 REG'T (FENWICK'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Ignatius COOMES. MD. 1 REGIMENT MIL. (Sierra…)

Ignatius COOMES. MD. 1 REG'T (HAWKINS') MIL. (Sierra…)

Isaac Combs. NY. 1 REG'T (HOPKINS') MIL. (Sierra…)

Issac Combs died December 22, 1813 in Quebec [Canada] Prison (POW)

(Extracted from Known Dead in War of 1812 compiled by Ex. Lieut. Clarence Stewart Peterson, M.A. for Clearfield Company, A genealogical publishing Company, by Combs Researcher Pat Orton) Also spelled Isaac COMB

Israel Combs. VA. 57 REGIMENT MIL (Sierra…)

Jacob Combs. DE. CAPT. LEONARD'S CO. VOLS. (Sierra…)

James Combs died March 5, 1813 in Dartmoor [EN] Prison (POW)

(Extracted from Known Dead in War of 1812 compiled by Ex. Lieut. Clarence Stewart Peterson, M.A. for Clearfield Company, A genealogical publishing Company, by Combs Researcher Pat Orton)

James Combs. NY.. 11 ARTILLERY REGIMENT MIL. (Sierra…)

James COMES. NY. 1 REG'T (LAIGHT'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

James COOMBES. D.C.. 2 REG'T (BRENT'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

James COOMBS. D.C.. 2 REGIMENT (BRENT'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

James COOMES. MD. 1 REG'T ART'Y (HARRIS') MIL. (Sierra…)

Jarvis B. Combs & Elizabeth (-----), soldier served in Capt MOTT'S Co NY Mil, alleged.

(WO-24457, SO-23910, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White) See Also service of Benjamin Combs (above) under a Capt. Samuel MOTT.

Roll of Captain Ambrose Arthur's Company of Infantry Of The Kentucky Militia, Detached, commanded by Lt. Col. Didley Incl: Ambrose ARTHUR - Capt. E Mar 20 1813 Sep 20 1813 Jeremiah Combs - private Mar 20 1813 Sep 20 1813

(Extracted from Kentucky Soldiers Of The War of 1812 Report Of The Adjutant General Of The State of Kentucky, Gen. Publ. Co., Inc., 1969, Baltimore p.201-2 by Combs Researcher Sue Elfving who adds: “Ambrose ARTHUR was from Knox Co., Ky. and many of his company were Knox residents. Knox was adj to Clay so it might not be unusual to have men from there also.”)

Jesep Combs [Jesse? Jessup?]. KY. JOHNSON'S REGIMENT, MOUNTED VOLS. (Sierra…)

Jesse COOMBES. IN. 2 REGIMENT MIL. (Sierra…)

Jesse Combs. KY. 14 REG'T (MITCHISSON'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Jesse Combs. KY. 6 REG'T (BARBOUR'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Jesse COOMBS. MA. 2 REG'T (THOMAS') MIL. (Sierra…)

Jesse Combs. VA. 1 REG'T (CONNELL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Also spelled COOMBS, COOMES (or possibly up to three soldiers w/ same name).

Job Combs. OH. KEYS' REGIMENT MIL. (Sierra…)

Job Combs. OH. TRIMBLE'S MTD. REG'T VOLS & MIL. (Sierra…)

Joel Combs, Cpl., Militia Roll of Capt. NORRIS Company of Infantry of the Indiana Militia, from September 11 to November 24 1811.

(The Battle of Tippecanoe…, Read Beard, 1911)

Note: Probably Clark Co IN

Joel COOMBES. IN. 2 REGIMENT MIL. (Sierra…) Also sp. COOMBS (or 2 in same regiment w/same name)

John Combs, Warrant № 23,201, 1820, Craighead Co AR.

(Arkansa Military Bounty Grants, War of 1812, published by Bobbie Jones McLane)

John Combs & Mary Ann (-----); soldier served in Capt Terry REYNOLD'S Co GA Mil

Notes: Possibly Wilkes Co GA, where both a John Combs and a Terry REYNOLDS appear on the 1820 census.

(WO-45034, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White)

John COOMBES. IN. 2 REGIMENT MIL. (Sierra…)

John Combs & Fanny HARRISON married 1 Aug 1818 Nelson Co KY, soldier died 1 Jun 1861, Chaplin, Nelson Co KY, served in Nathaniel GRIGSBY'S VA Mil, lived Nelson Co, KY

(WC-23459, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White)

John Combs. KY. 15 REG'T (SLAUGHTER'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

John Combs. KY. 2 REGIMENT (JENNINGS') VOLS. (Sierra…)

John Combs. KY. JOHNSON'S REG'T MOUNTED VOLS. (Sierra…)

John COMBES. MA. 2 REG'T (BLASDELL'S) MIL. (Sierra…) a.k.a. COOMBES or two with same name.

John COOMBS. MA. 3 REG'T (MERRILL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

John Combs. NC. CAPT. CARLTON'S CO. MIL. (Sierra…)

John Combs. NY. 2 REG'T (BEDEL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

John Combs. NY. CASE'S REGIMENT VOLS & MIL. (Sierra…)

John Combs. NY. MILLER'S DETACHMENT MIL. (Sierra…) a.k.a. COMBES or two with same name.

John Combs. OH. 1 REG'T MOUNTED (FINLEY'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

John COOMBS & Susannah (RAMAGE), Widow's Cert-19489, md 13 July 1823 Holmes Co., OH, soldier dies 17 Aug 1876 Clay Co., IN, widow died 4 Feb 1884 Brazil, Clay Co, IN, served HERTZOG'S Pa Mil, lived Marion & Clay Co., IN

(Extracted from Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, A-I, Virgil D. White)

John COOMBS served in Capt Peter HERZOG of Springhill township, Fayette Co, PA who commanded a company recruited by him in that county, which was mustered into service October 2, 1812, and was assigned to duty with the forces of Gen Richard CROOKS."

(Extracted from War of 1812, Fayette Co, from Ellis' History of Fayette County, p 180.) According to Sierra…, the company was a.k.a. “Fayette Greens” and John's surname was also spelled Combs and COOM. His marriage was of record in Tuscarawas Co, OH (parent county of Holmes). See also Edward COOMBS of this company.

John Coombs, Pri. McLaughlin's 16th, NE 32 2n 1e Delv. to John Coombs, Philadelphia PA Mar 12, 1818. W № 14007

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Thom Mont from War Of 1812 Bounty Lands In Illinois; Indexed by Lowell M. Volkel (1840); Reprint by Heritage House; Thomson Ill. 1977, p. 164)

John Combs. PA. 2 REG'T (PATTERSON'S) MIL. (Sierra…) a.k.a. COMES and a.k.a. COOMBS or three in same regiment.

John Combs. PA. 65 REG'T (PEARSON'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

John COOMBS. PA. 1 REGIMENT RIFLEMEN (SUTHERLAND'S) VOLS. (Sierra…)

John COOMBS. SC. 2 REG'T (MCWILLIE'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

John COOMES. SC. 2 REG'T (MCWILLIE'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

John Combs. SC. 2 REG'T (MCWILLIE'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

John Combs Pvt., TN Militia, Capt. Bailey BUTLER'S Company, Col. John K. WINN'S Regt., Infantry; deserted 10 Nov 1813. (Tennesseans of the War of 1812, transcribed and indexed by Byron & Samuel Sistler, Byron Sistler & associates, Inc., Nashville, TN, 1992)

Note: This John Combs remains unidentified, but may have been a member of the John & Sarah MABRY Combs Family. One Balie BUTLER appears on 1820 Jackson Co TN Census, p. 3. Not known if same. No Bailey BUTLER found in early TN Tax Lists as yet.

John Combs. TN. 1 REG'T (WYNNE'S) MIL. (WEST) (Sierra…)

John Combs. VA. 1 REG'T (CONNELL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

John Combs. VA. 2 REG'T (EVANS') MIL. (Sierra…) a.k.a. COMES or two in same Regt.

John Combs. VA. 7 REG'T (SAUNDERS') MIL. (Sierra…)

John Combs. VA. 16 REG'T (WALLER'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

John Combs. VA. 56 REG'T (TAYLOR'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

John Combs. VA. 114 REG'T (POSTON'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

John Combs & Anna MILNER, married 11 Apr 1816, Columbiana Co OH, soldier died 4 Oct 1857 Carroll Co OH, widow died about Dec 1881; soldier served in Thomas GREGG'S VA Mil, lived Stark & Columbiana Co, OH, wid also lived Decatur Co IA

Notes: Service was probably in Loudoun Co VA. Sierra lists as Capt. Grigsby's Company, Cavalry Militia.

(WC-17676, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White)

John COOMES, Florinda (MILES), Widow's Cert.-32328, Survivors Cert.-3884, md 25 Jan 1820 Washington Co, VT, soldier died 3 April 1881 Ellenburg, Clinton Co, NY, widow died 24 Feb 1892, served James PRATT'S Co 21st US Inf, lived Ellenburg

(Extracted from Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, A-I, Virgil D. White) See also next

Mar 5, 1818 John Coomes Priv. Pratts 21st Inf. NE 29 12n 2e, Del. to John Coomes, Montpelier [Washington Co], VT Mar 23, 1818. W № 3881

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Thom Mont from War Of 1812 Bounty Lands In Illinois; Indexed by Lowell M. Volkel (1840); Reprint by Heritage House; Thomson Ill. 1977, p. 334) Note: May be same as above.

John H. Combs. KY. JOHNSON'S REG'T MOUNTED VOLS. (Sierra…)

John M. [H.] Combs & Marinda VIVION married 2 Jan 1819 Clark Co KY soldier died spring of 1848 or 49 in Adams Co IL, widow died 19 Dec 1885 in Georgetown, Scott Co KY; soldier served in S. R. [Samuel R.] Combs' KY Mil, lived in Scott Co KY

Note: According to both The Combes Genealogy and Vivion Researchers, John was actually John H. and the s/o Joseph and Susan CLARK Combs of Clark Co, KY (research in progress, but probably same as above).

(WC-811, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White)

John M. Combs & Mary DAVIS, married 1 Sep 1814 Highland Co OH, soldier died about 1881, served in Moses PATTERSON'S & James ODELL'S Co's OH Mil, lived Knox Co IL

(SC-17609, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White)

John M. Combs. OH. KEYS' REGIMENT MIL. (Sierra…)

John P. COOMES. MD. CAPT. WALLACE'S CO. MIL. (Sierra…)

John P. Combs. MS. HIND'S BATT'N CAVALRY MIL. (Sierra…)

John S. Combs, 1st (Johnston's) regiment, private, Georgia, originally filed under Coombs, John S.

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Susan Combs Hefner from Index to War of 1812 Service Records for Volunteer Soldiers from Georgia abstracted by Judy Swaim Kratovil, 1986, p. 32, Roll 44)

Jonathan B. Combs & Catharine (-----); served in John McCLELLAN'S Co OH Mil as a Pack-Horse driver

Note: Possibly Jonathan Bowne Combs of Butler Co, OH?

(WO-40425, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White)

Joseph Combs. CT. 8 REG'T (BELCHER'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Joseph Combs. KY. 15 REG'T (SLAUGHTER'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Joseph Combs. KY. JOHNSON'S REG'T MOUNTED VOLS. (Sierra…)

Joseph A. Combs, married 1st, Nancy RANSDELL, married 2nd, Mathana (no maiden name listed), married 3rd, Lucy T. BURNETT, 12 Dec 1852, Johnson Co IN. Soldier died 26 Feb 1885, Franklin IN [probably Johnson Co], served in George McAFEE'S KY Mil, lived in Johnson Co IN.

Note: This may be the son of Claytor and grandson of Stephen & Barbara ALLEN Combs. He m Nancy RANSDELL, 17 Oct 1822, Woodford Co, KY

(WC-34259, SC 4161, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White)

Joseph Combs. MD. 12 REG'T (FENWICK'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Joseph Combs. MA. 3 REG'T (MERRILL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Joseph Combs. MA. CAPT. DUSTON'S CO. MIL. (Sierra…)

Joseph COOMBES. MA. AMES' BATT'N, CAV. MIL. (Sierra…)

Joseph COOMBS. MA. 2 REG'T (THOMAS') MIL. (Sierra…)

Joseph COOMBS. MA. 3 REG'T (MERRILL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Joseph COOMBS. MA. 3 REG'T (MERRILL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Joseph COOMBS. MA. AMES' BATT'N, CAV. MIL. (Sierra…)

Joseph COOMBS. MA. CAPT. DUSTON'S CO. MIL. (Sierra…)

Joseph D. COOMBS Jane (PRIBBLE), Widow's Cert.-6352, md 5 Sept 1813 Bath, Sagadahoc Co, ME, soldier died 28 Feb 1868 Dunkham, ME, served John WILSON'S MA Mil, lived Franklin Co., ME, & widow also lived Abilene in Dickinson Co., Kansas

(Extracted from Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, A-I, Virgil D. White)

Joseph Combs. NJ. 1 REG'T (DODD'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Joseph COOMBES. PA. 1 REG'T (BIDDLE'S) VOLS. (Sierra…) Also a Joseph Combs in this company. May have been duplicate

Jos. Combs, Pvt., TN Militia, Capt. Geo. GREGORY'S Company, Col. Samuel BUNCH'S Regt., East TN Drafted Militia (Tennesseans of the War of 1812, transcribed and indexed by Byron & Samuel Sistler, Byron Sistler & associates, Inc., Nashville, TN, 1992)

Note: This may be same Joseph Combs as next.

Jos. Combs, Pvt., TN Militia, Capt. Jno ENGLISH'S Company, East TN Drafted Militia (Tennesseans of the War of 1812, transcribed and indexed by Byron & Samuel Sistler, Byron Sistler & associates, Inc., Nashville, TN, 1992) This Joseph Combs remains unidentified, but may have been a member of the John & Sarah MABRY Combs Family, and of Grainger Co, TN.

Joseph Combs. TN. BUNCH'S REG'T (1814) MIL. (EAST TN) (Sierra…)

Joseph Combs. VA. 7 REG'T (SAUNDERS') MIL. (Sierra…). Also a Joseph COMBES in this company. May have been a duplicate.

Joshua Combs. MA. 3 REG'T (FAIRBANKS') MIL. (Sierra…)

Joshua Combs. MA. 3 REG'T (MERRILL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Joshua Combs. MA. SWEET'S REG'T MIL. (Sierra…)

Joshua COOMBS. MA. 3 REG'T (FAIRBANKS') MIL. (Sierra…)

Joshua COOMBS. MA. 3 REG'T (MERRILL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Joshua COOMBS. MA. SWEET'S REG'T MIL. (Sierra…)

Josiah COOMES. MA. THATCHER'S REG'T, ART'Y MIL. (Sierra…)

Josiah Combs. NH. 1 REG'T (FISK'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Labourn Combs. TN. CAPT. CRAIG'S COMPANY MIL. (Sierra…)

Laburn Combs, Pvt, TN Militia, No Commander named, Mounted Infantry (Tennesseans of the War of 1812, transcribed and indexed by Byron & Samuel Sistler, Byron Sistler & associates, Inc., Nashville, TN, 1992)

Note: This may be the Laborem Combs found on an 1812 tax list and the 1820 census of Humphreys Co TN who may have been the Laban Combs who m 10 Nov 1795 in Pittsylvania Co. Va, Peggy HARRIS

Lawrence Combs, served in David MOTT'S NY Mil, lived Queens Co NY

(SC-13842, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White)

Nov. 29 1817 Lemual Combs, Priv. Danvers 29th; SW 23 13n 4w Del. to John L. Bogardus 11-19-1817. W № 12485

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Thom Mont from War Of 1812 Bounty Lands In Illinois; Indexed by Lowell M. Volkel (1840); Reprint by Heritage House; Thomson Ill. 1977, p. 110)

Leonard COOMES. MD. 43 REGIMENT MIL (Sierra…)

Leonard COOMES. MD. 43 REG'T (HAMILTON'S MIL. (Sierra…)

Leslie Combs, Capt., KY Mil, s/o Benjamin & Sarah RICHARDSON Combs of Stafford Co VA and Clark Co KY, h/o Margaret TROTTER & Mary Elizabeth BROWNELL, resided Fayette Co KY Served in 1st Regt., Scott's Vols., 5th Regt., Lewis' Volunters, and 13th Regiment, Dudley's Militia. (See Gen. Leslie Combs)

Lewis Combs. MD. 12 REG'T (FENWICK'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Lewis Combs. NY. 2 REG'T (VAN HOOK'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Littleberry Combs, 3rd (Few's) regiment, private, Georgia

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Susan Combs Hefner from Index to War of 1812 Service Records for Volunteer Soldiers from Georgia abstracted by Judy Swaim Kratovil, 1986, p. 32, Roll 44) See 1818 Richmond Co, GA

Marcellin COMES. LA. 6 REG'T (LANDRY'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Mathius COMES. NY. 1 REG'T (HOPKINS') MIL. (Sierra…)

Michael Combs. NY. 2 REG'T (BEDEL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Michael Combs. NY. 72 REG'T (HICKS') MIL. (Sierra…)

Miles COOMBS. MA. 2 REG'T (ULMER'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Moses Combs. NY. 156 REG'T (VAN SCHAICK'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Nathan COOMBS. U.S.. COL. MCCOBB'S REG'T VOLS. (Sierra…)

Nathaniel Combs, 1st (Johnston's) regiment, private, Georgia, originally filed under COOMBS, Nathaniel L.

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Susan Combs Hefner from Index to War of 1812 Service Records for Volunteer Soldiers from Georgia abstracted by Judy Swaim Kratovil, 1986, p. 32, Roll 44) See 1818 Richmond Co, GA

Nathaniel COOMBS. GA. 1 REG'T (HARRIS') MIL. (Sierra…)

Nathaniel Combs. MD. 12 REG'T (FENWICK'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Nathaniel Combs. NY. 2 REG'T (BEDEL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Nathaniel COMBES. NY. MILLER'S DETACHMENT MIL. (Sierra…) a.k.a. Combs or second with same name.

Nicholas COOMES. MD. 43 REG'T (HAMILTON'S MIL. (Sierra…)

Nicholas COOMES. MD. 45 REG'T (ASHTON'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Oliver Combs. NJ. HOWELL'S REGIMENT MIL. (Sierra…)

Onezime Combs, served in V. MARTIN'S & C MELACON'S Co's MD Mil.

(SO-34777, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White)

Phillip Combs, Warrant № 23,969, 1820, Poinsett Co AR.

(Arkansas Military Bounty Grants, War of 1812, published by Bobbie Jones McLane)

Polite COME. LA. 10 AND 20 CONSOLIDATED REGIMENT MIL. (Sierra…)

Nov. 11, 1818 - Warrants for Thomas King, John W King, Josiah King, and Thomas Hazelwood (warrant Nos. 19011,12,13,14 respectively) all private of Lavel's 1st, delivered to Lt. R.B. Coombs of Baton Rouge, LA Nov. 21 and 26, 1818.

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Thom Mont from War Of 1812 Bounty Lands In Illinois; Indexed by Lowell M. Volkel (1840); Reprint by Heritage House; Thomson Ill. 1977, p. 501)

Ralzaman COME. OH. 3 REGIMENT (HAYES') MIL. (Sierra…)

Raphael Combs. MD. 12 REG'T (FENWICK'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Renselliar COOMES. CT. 11 REG'T (LYON'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Reuben COOMBS, Survivors Cert.-5859, Permelia (KEYES) md June 1815 Uxbridge, MA, served GOSS' MA Mil, lived Bristol Co., MA, & Providence Co., RI

(Extracted from Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, A-I, Virgil D. White)

Reuben Combs. MA. PAGE'S COMMAND MIL. (Sierra…)

Reuben Combs. NY. 17 REGIMENT (MEAD'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Nov. 29, 1817 Richard Cooms, Pri., Elkins 45th; NE 30 6n 2w; Delivered to Denny McCobb Wiscanset [Wiscassett(?), Lincoln Co] Maine, 12-17-1817. W# 6247

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Thom Mont from War Of 1812 Bounty Lands In Illinois; Indexed by Lowell M. Volkel (1840); Reprint by Heritage House; Thomson Ill. 1977, p. 103)

Richard N. Combs. NJ. 1 REG'T (DODD'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Robert Combs. MD. 12 REG'T (FENWICK'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Robert Combs. NJ. 1 REG'T (DODD'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Robert Combs. VA. 5 REGIMENT MIL (Sierra…)

Robert COOMBS. MA. 3 REG'T (MERRILL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Robert L. COOMBS. GA. 1 REG'T (HARRIS') MIL. (Sierra…)

Robert M. COMES. OH. EDWARDS' REGIMENT MIL. (Sierra…)

Samuel Combs. U. S. RANGERS VOLS. (Sierra…)

Samuel R. Combs, Capt., Clark & Scott Cos KY, named in the War of 1812 Pension Application of John Combs, KY Militia.

(WC-8114, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White) Samuel R. served in Johnson's Regiment of Mounted Volunteers; he was the s/o Benjamin & Sarah RICHARDSON Combs of Clark Co, KY.

Samuel COOMBS. MA. DETACHMENT OF ARTILLERY AND INFANTRY, (AULD AND HODGKINS) MIL. (Sierra…)

Samuel COOMBS, Hannah (SPROUL), Widow's Cert.-6382, md 15 Nov 1807 Lincoln Co., ME, soldier died 25 June 1847, widow died ca 1882, served HOWE'S MA Mil, lived Lincoln Co., ME

(Extracted from Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, A-I, Virgil D. White)

Samuel COOMBS. MA. 3 REG'T (MERRILL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Samuel COOMBS. MA. THATCHER'S REG'T, ART'Y MIL. (Sierra…)

Samuel COOMBS. MA. 2 REG'T (THOMAS') MIL. (Sierra…)

Samuel Combs. NY. 2 REG'T (BEDEL'S) MIL. (Sierra…) Two entries for this name in same regiment and company. Not known if two men or one.

Seth Combs, Capt., Fauquier Co VA, named in the War of 1812 Pension Application of Lewis SHUMATE, VA Militia. Seth Combs served in 41st VA, Bramham's Militia. He was the s/o Ennis & Margaret ROUSSEAU Combs.

Simeon COOMBS. MA. HOWARD'S REG'T MIL. (Sierra…)

Simeon COOMBS, Sarah (HINCKLEY), Widow's Cert.-9284, md 16 Feb 1821 Barnstable, MA, soldier died 24 June 1871 Middleborough, MA, widow died ca 1881, served Greenleaf PRATT'S MA Mil, lived Plymouth Co., MA

(Extracted from Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, A-I, Virgil D. White)

Solomon Combs. NY. 72 REG'T (HICKS') MIL. (Sierra…)

Stephen Combs & Cynthia; soldier served in Col BOZEL'S or BONSAL'S Company, KY Mil.

Note: This may be Stephen, s/o Stephen & Barbara ALLEN Combs, who is said to have m a Cynthia. See also Cooper Co, MO

(WO-28243, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White)

Stephen Combs, Warrant № 25,541, 1820, Lonok Co AR.

(Arkansa Military Bounty Grants, War of 1812, published by Bobbie Jones McLane)

Stephen Combs. NY. 2 REG'T (BEDEL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Sylvester Combs, the hrs. of & William Combs, Warrant № 22,304, 1820, Faulkner Co AR.

(Arkansa Military Bounty Grants, War of 1812, published by Bobbie Jones McLane)

Thos. Combs, the Heirs of & Nancy OVERTON, Warrant № 23,963, 1821, Phillips Co, AR.

(Arkansa Military Bounty Grants, War of 1812, published by Bobbie Jones McLane)

Thomas COOMBS. MA. 3 REG'T (MERRILL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Thomas COOMBS. MA. WILSON, JR.'S, AND MARSH'S DETACHMENT, INF. AND ART'Y MIL. (Sierra…)

Thomas COOMBS. NJ. MAJ. POTTER'S COMMAND MIL. (Sierra…) Also a Thomas Combs in this company. Not known if two men or two spellings.

Thomas COOMBS & Isabel (JEFFERSON) 2nd wife, Widow's Cert-32296, md 15 Jan 1825 Warren Co., OH, soldier died 17 Oct 1868 Shelby Co., OH, widow died 21 Feb 1885 Springfield, Clark Co, OH, served Samuel BALDERBACK'S & Capt. James BIRCH'S Co's NJ Mil, lived Champaign & Miami Co., OH, wid also lived Springfield Co., OH, 1st wife Margaret, no maiden given

(Extracted from Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, A-I, Virgil D. White)

Captain Samuel BILDERBACK'S Company of Infantry, Major William POTTER's Detachment, New Jersey Detailed Militia. Salem County. Includes Thomas Combs, Private, Enrolled 24 May 1813, discharged 30 Sep 1813, and Joseph SHEETS, discharged as unfit for duty.

(Combs Researcher Connie Sheets who adds that the published source is unknown, but that this data was from pages 32-33, and at top of page stated War With Great Britain, 1812-1815 and listed 77 privates and 15 officers (plus a musician.) The Sierra Index listed both a Thomas Combs and a Thomas COOMBS under Major POTTER'S command, probably the same man.

Thomas Combs. NJ. HOWELL'S REGIMENT MIL. (Sierra…)

Thomas Combs. NY. 2 REG'T (BEDEL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Nov. 29 1817 Thomas Combs, Priv.; Stockton's Artillery; SW 1, 3s 8w Delivered to Richard Berrian NY 12/17/1817. W# 11211

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Thom Mont from War Of 1812 Bounty Lands In Illinois; Indexed by Lowell M. Volkel (1840); Reprint by Heritage House; Thomson Ill. 1977, p. 102)

Thomas Combs. OH. 1 REGIMENT (SUTTON'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Thomas Combs, died about 1 Feb 1874, served in Henry GOOD'S PA Mil, lived Washington Co MD.

(SC-14796, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White) Question: Where in PA did Thomas reside?

Thomas COMES. PA. 2 REG'T (LOTZ'S) MIL. (Sierra…) a.k.a. Thomas Combs or two with same name.

Thomas Combs. VA. 121 REG'T (JULY-SEPT., 1813, AND SEPT., 1814,) MIL. (Sierra…)

William Combs, & the hrs. of Sylvester Combs, Warrant № 22,304, 1820, Faulkner Co AR.

(Arkansa Military Bounty Grants, War of 1812, published by Bobbie Jones McLane) See Sylvester Combs

William Combs, Warrant № 24,678, 1821, Phillips Co AR.

(Arkansas Military Bounty Grants, War of 1812, published by Bobbie Jones McLane)

William COMBES, 4th (Booth's) regiment, GA. no rank given, originally filed under Combs, William.

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Susan Combs Hefner from Index to War of 1812 Service Records for Volunteer Soldiers from Georgia abstracted by Judy Swaim Kratovil, 1986, p. 32, Roll 44)

William F. Combs, served in Capt Joseph WHARTON'S Co, GA Mil.

(Survivors Certificate-21995, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White) See William Francis & Sophia KOLB Combs of Jackson Co GA.

William COOMBS, Sgt., Militia Roll of Capt. NORRIS Company of Infantry of the Indiana Militia, from September 11 to November 24 1811; Probably Clark Co IN.

(The Battle of Tippecanoe…, Read Beard, 1911)

William COOMBS. IN. 2 REGIMENT MIL. (Sierra…)

William M. Combs. IN. 2 REGIMENT MIL. (Sierra…)

William R. Combs. KY. 1 REGIMENT (TROTTER, JR.'S) MOUNTED VOLS. (Sierra…) Probably William Richardson Combs of Clark Co, KY, s/o Benjamin & Sarah RICHARDSON Combs

William Combs. KY. DETACHMENT MTD. SPIES (SEPT.-OCT., 1813,) VOLS. (Sierra…)

William COOMES, no pension claim, served G. H. MAGEE'S 1st MD Regt. lived Licking Co, OH in 1851, enlisted Frederick Co, MD, Bounty Land Warrant #54918-40-50

(Extracted from Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, A-I, Virgil D. White)

William COOMES. MD. 1 REGIMENT (RAGAN'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

William COOMBS. MD. 4 REG'T CAVALRY MIL (Sierra…)

William Combs. MD. 6 REG'T (MCDONALD'S) MIL. (Sierra…) Also a William COOMES listed in this Company. Not known if two men or two spellings.

William COOMES. MD. 43 REG'T (HAMILTON'S MIL. (Sierra…)

William COOMBS. MA. CAPT. DUSTON'S CO. MIL. (Sierra…)

William S. COOMBS. MA. CAPT. DUSTON'S CO. MIL. (Sierra…)

William COOMBS. MA. 2 REG'T (THOMAS') MIL. (Sierra…)

William S. COOMBS. MA. 2 REG'T (THOMAS') MIL. (Sierra…)

William COOMBS. MA. 3 REG'T (MERRILL'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

William COMBES. NC. 7 REG'T (PEARSON'S) MIL. (Sierra…) Also a William Combs in this company. Not known if two men or two spellings.

William Combs & Elizabeth PARKS (Ellis), married 13 Dec 1814, Iredell Co NC; soldier died 18 Mar 1870, served in George DAVIDSON'S NC Mil, lived Iredell Co NC.

See Also (1) War of 1812 Soldier Charles Combs; and (2) 1768 Rowan Co NC tax list of John BREVARD (George DAVIDSON tithed James Combs)

(WC-3007 Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White)

William Combs & Matilda LEWIS (his 2nd wife) married Feb 1854, Wilkes Co NC, soldier died 2 Jul 1876, widow died about 1891, served in Ambrose CARLTON'S NC Mil, lived Wilkes Co NC, 1st wife Elizabeth MARLOW.

(WC-15242, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White) See Also next record, which may be same individual

William Combs, served in the 5th Regt., Wilkes Co, NC, detached Militia of North Carolina, organized August 1814.

Note: See Also above record, which may be same individual

(Soldiers of the War of 1812, compiled from the Muster Rolls of the soldier detached from North Carolina Militia (in Wake Forest College library))

William Combs (or William COOMBS) & Elizabeth PEASE married Dec 1812, Marlboro [probably Monmouth Co], NJ, soldier died Mar 1873, served in James Ten EYCK'S NJ Mil, lived Monmouth Co NJ.

(SC-20776, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White)

William Combs. NJ. 1 REG'T (DODD'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

William Combs. NJ. ABRAHAM'S REG'T MIL. (Sierra…)

William Combs. NY. 1 REG'T (LAIGHT'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

William Combs & Lovina WINTER married 1 Jan 1825 Jefferson Co NY, service Samuel D. HARRIS' Co 1st US Light Dragoons, lived Onondaga Co NY & Van Buren Co, Michigan

(Survivors Cert-6650, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White)

Nov. 14, 1818 W № 18658 William Coombs, Pri. Crane's Artillery, SE 27 2n 1 w Delivered to William Coombs, Ovid Village [Seneca Co] NY Nov 26 1818.

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Thom Mont from War Of 1812 Bounty Lands In Illinois; Indexed by Lowell M. Volkel (1840); Reprint by Heritage House; Thomson Ill. 1977, p. 502)

William Combs. VA. 2 REG'T (EVANS') MIL. (Sierra…)

№ 6110 COMBS, WILLIAM Private, 14 US Drags. 5' 5" tall' black eyes, black hair, dark complexion. Age 19. Farmer, Enlisted at Springfield, Oswego, NY March 17, 1813 at South Harbor by Capt. Harris, for five years, DR Capt.S. D. Harris Co.Feb 16 & [??] Avon, April 30/15. Present. Discharged at Sacketts Harbor July 29/15 having procured Jonas Combs as a substitute. See Pension Case.

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Thom Mont from Men Enlisted in the US Army Prior to the Peace Establishment of May 17, 1815)

№ 6111 COMBS/COOMBS WILLIAM Private 18 US Infy; 5' 9" or 5' 9 1/4".Black eyes, Black hair,fair mcomplexion. Age 21. Shoemaker. Enlisted Monmouth NJ Aug 12 Trenton or 13/14 Allentown NJ. Lt. O.W. Lee, August 11, 1819. RR Trenton NJ Aug 31/14. DR Capt J. D. Howell's Co./Feb 16/15 Present DR Capt J. L. Barton's. Feb 16/15 Present at IR[?] Capt J. L. Bartons Co. Camp Irving April 30/15 Present as Sergt- joined from Capt Howell's Co- DR Capt Thomas Biddle's Co F US Arty Aug 25 [IR?] Ft Mifflin Sept 1, Dec 31/15; April 30, June 30, Aug 31, Dec 31/16 Feb 28 & April 30/17. Present IR?, MR & SAMR June 30/17. Deserted June 2 rejoined June 5/17. Tried for desertion and sentenced to be reduced & shot to death - sentence of death revoked- IR? Aug 3, Oct 31 & IR? & SAMR Dec 31/17. Present - reduced to private July 2/17, IR? Feb 28, Apr 30, IR? & SAMR June 30, IR? Aug 31,Oct 31, IR & SAMR Dec 31, 1818 & IR Feb 28 & April 30/19. Present IR? Fort Severn June 30/19. Pro Corpl May 1/19 Discharged at Ft Severn Aug 11/19, term expired--IR? Aug 31/19 Present. Re-enlisted - See Sub Rec- See Pension Case 15 US Infy Was made Lt Arty [??9th??] Mar 17/15.

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Thom Mont from Men Enlisted in the US Army Prior to the Peace Establishment of May 17, 1815)

№ 6112 COMBS/COMES WILLIAM Private 28 US Infy 6' 0" tall OR 5'. Dar eyes, dark hair, dark complexion. age 30 or 36<sic>. Farmer, Virginia. Enlisted Sept 21, 30 or 31/14. <sic> at Crab Orchard by Ensign Williams for the War. RR Sept and Oct 1814. DR Capt H. O.Gists Co Lower Sandusky June 1/15 Present Discharged Lower Sandusky June 25/15 term expired. Discharged at Washington March 25/16 Term exired. See pension case.

NOTE: The ambiguity over the height, age and date of enlistment appears on the original document. Thom Montgomery

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Thom Mont from Men Enlisted in the US Army Prior to the Peace Establishment of May 17, 1815)

William R. Combs. VA. 56 REG'T (TAYLOR'S) MIL. (Sierra…)

Zebulon Combs. MA. 3 REG'T (MERRILL'S) MIL. (Sierra…) Also a Zebulon COOMBS in this company. Not known if two men or two spellings.

Zebulon Combs. U.S. COL. MCCOBB'S REG'T VOLS. (Sierra…) a.k.a. COOMBS or two in regiment with same name.

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