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Fresno County was established in 1856 from Merced, Mariposa, Tulare and Calaveras Counties, and lies in the center of California in the San Joaquin Valley. In 1861, Mono Co was established from Fresno and Calaveras, and in 1870, Mariposa regained lands from Fresno, only to lose lands to Fresno in 1872. In 1874, Tulare exchanged land with Fresno and in 1876, Fresno regained land from Tulare. In 1887, San Benito gained from Fresno and in 1893, Mariposa was established from Fresno. In 1909 Kings gained from Fresno.


1880 Fresno Co CA Census

4th Judicial TWP, Sheet 2

COMBS, Benj. S. m w 33 Painter MO KY KY
Ella f w 21 Wife CA
Francis m w 1 Son CA

Submitted by Barbara Lovera


1880 Fresno Co CA Census, Soundex

Judicial Twp

Benj. S. Combs 33 Mo.
Ella 21 Cal.
Francis (male) 1 Cal.

Transcribed by Combs Researcher Barbara Rivas from Notes of Mrs. Opal T. Combs


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