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of Logan Co, AR
Originally called Sarber County when formed in 1871, Logan County was renamed in 1875 in honor of early pioneer James Logan who participated in the first territorial and state legislatures. Logan County was formed from Johnson, Yell, Scott and Franklin Counties. The county has two courthouses, Paris, and Booneville. Paris was incorporated in 1875 and Booneville was incorporated in 1878. Major towns within Logan County include Blue Mountain, Booneville, Caulksville, Magazine, Morrison Bluff, Paris, Ratcliff, Scranton and Subiaco. There were courthouse fires in 1874 and 1877.
1900 Logan Co AR Census
139/143 Combs Martha J Head F W Feb 1847 53 WD MS GA GA Farmer
Hiram Son M W Feb.1885 15 S AR KY MS
John Son M W Nov.1886 13 S AR KY MS
Note: Widow of Hiram Combs, son of Clinton Combs (s/o of Mason "8" Combs) and Matilda Combs, (d/o George "8" Combs); Jesse their son is living with his step-sister (Allis M. [CAMP] ROBERTSON), below. See Madison Co, AR 1880 Census
140/145 ROBERTSON Allie Head F W Nov 1873 26 WD 5/4 MS AL MS
Martha A. Dau F W July 1889 10 S AR TX MS
Bessie M. Dau F W Feb 1891 9 S AR TX MS
James H. Son M W May 1896 4 S AR TX MS
John C. Son M W Sept 1898 1 S AR TX MS
Combs Jesse Brother M W April 1894 6 S AR KY MS
I was surprised to come up on this Census of Martha having more children. So Hiram died between 1893-1900. Mary his first wife is buried on Mason Creek. I was told they have built a building over her grave. I guess the headstone had been removed and the fence around the small cem. Jessie Coe Combs
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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