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Carroll County was established in 1833 from Izard County. Madison was est. in 1836 from Washington (primarily) and Carroll. Newton was est. in 1842 from Carroll. Boone was est. in 1869 from Carroll and Madison.


1834 Carroll Co, AR Tax List

Jeremiah Combs

Notes: Jeremiah Combs lived in that part of Carroll County that became part of Madison Co, AR in 1838. See also 1860 below.


1840-1850 Carroll Co, AR Census Index

No Combs


1860 US Census, Carroll Co AR

Osage Twp

1246/1217 Wheeling Combs 27 M Farmer $3500 $1000 TN
Jane 23 F TN
Wesley L. 3 M AR
Martha I. 1 F AR

Notes: Wheeling Combs, b 29 May 1832, Warren Co, TN; d 25 May 1909, Barry Co, MO; m 29 Oct 1853, Susan Jane Emily STEPHENS (d/o Thomas); b 3 Jul 1838, Roane Co, TN; d 26 Mar 1906, Cassville, Barry Co, MO. Wheeling is on the 1850 Madison Co, AR Census, and was the s/o Jeremiah and Charity RHODES Combs, and gs/o Mason and Dorothy Combs of Hawkins Co, TN.

1247/1218 Columbus M. Combs 23 M Farmer $3000 $1000 AR
Talitha 22 F IL
William C. 4 M AR
Tennessee A. 2 F AR

Notes: Columbus M. Combs was the brother of the above Wheeling Combs. He died in 1861 (See Madison Co, AR Records), and his widow, Talitha YOUNG (d/o Robert Coleman and Elizabeth PATTERSON Young) m (2) Jacob DRAKE (s/o Jacob and Hannah ROSS Drake), also of Warren Co, TN and Madison Co, AR; d 1895, Barry Co, MO (See 1893 Jacob Drake Letter in Madison Co, AR records).


1880 Carroll Co, AR Census

Eureka Springs

p. 160B

Andrew B. COMBS, Self, M, Male, W, 49, TN Carpenter VA VA
Melvina COMBS, Wife, M, Female, W, 45, MO Keeping House NC NC
Ella COMBS Dau, S, Female, W, 20, MO TN MO
Zorah E. COMBS, Dau, S, Female, W, 19, MO TN MO
Manna F. COMBS, Dau, S, Female, W, 14, MO TN MO
William R. COMBS, Son, S, Male, W, 12, MO TN MO
Ida F. COMBS, Dau, S, Female, W, 10, MO TN MO
Seth P. COMBS, Son, S, Male, W, 8 , IA TN MO
Mollie COMBS, Dau, S, Female, W, 6, IA TN MO
Orville COMBS, Son, S, Male, W, 3, KS TN MO

(Source: FHC 1880 Census Transcription, submitted by Sue Elfving)

SE Notes: Andrew B. aka Andrew Burrell Combs, likely son of Acquilla Combs and Elizabeth RIDDLE of Hardeman Co, TN and Perry Co, IL. According to Regina BARRY, Andrew B. married Melvina CADLE. They can be found in the 1860 Gentry Co, MO census, and the 1870 Jackson Co, MO census. By 1900, he is in Oklahoma Co, Indian Territory.


1883 According to Josiah H. Combs' The Combes Genealogy…, pp. 80, 93 and 125, Isabel Combs (d/o William L. and Margaret KELLY Combs), b 1848-1849, Perry Co, KY; m William HAMMONS and removed to Eureka Springs, Carroll Co, AR, in 1883.


Important: All Records collected for this county may not have been added here as yet. See also the Combs Research List Archives


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