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Upottery Parish, a parish in the hundred of Axminster... 2.56 miles southwest of Yarcombe, the same northeast of Luppitt; 2.77 northeast of Monkton; 3.1 north of Cotleigh; the same northwest of Stockland; 3.72 east of Dunkeswell; 4.39 southeast of Churchstanton; 4.39 northeast of Combe Raleigh; 4.52 southwest of Otterford, Somerset; 7.68 miles southwest of Corfe, Somerset, and 6.69 miles southwest of Combe St. Nicholas, Somerset.

This parish has not been actively researched yet; however, from (two separate on same film?) IGI sources are the following entries of possible interest (FamilySearch.Org, #0917551; Parish register transcripts, 1559-1837 Church of England. Parish Church of Upottery):

1. IGI: Ba: C052061, So: 917551, Pr: 0933395
25 May 1560 Upottery, Devonshire, EN. Christened: John COMBE, s/o Margarett COMBE.

24 Jul 1562 Upottery, Devonshire, EN. Christened: Robert COMBE, s/o John COMBE.

04 Oct 1565 Upottery, Devonshire, EN. Christened: Jone and Alice COMBE, daughters of John COMBE

07 Nov 1567 Upottery, Devonshire, EN. Christened: Rychard COMBE, s/o John COMBE

12 Mar 1568 Upottery, Devonshire, EN. Christened: Elles COMBE, s/o John COMBE

25 May 1572 Upottery, Devonshire, EN. Christened: Martyn COMBE, s/o John COMBE

17 Nov 1574 Upottery, Devonshire, EN. Christened: Marye COMBE, d/o John COMBE
(1) The birth year of John COMBE of St. Mary the Virgin Aldermanbury, London, is estimated at 1560-1562; (2) In 1605, this same John COMBE apprenticed as a Draper one Ellis COMBS, b ca 1590, who is known to have been a "kinsman;" (3) in St. Mary the Virgin Aldermanbury, London, in addition to John's wife, Margaret ARCHDALE, is an "extra" Margaret COMBE. (4) The 1633 will of Ellis COMBS named brothers, John and Robert. See Also Next for additional.

2. IGI: Ba: E052061, So: 917551, Pr: 1037031
04 Feb 1584 [1584/5?] Upottery, Devonshire, EN. Married: Johane COMBE and Abrahame ROWE

18 Jan 1602 [1602/3?] Upottery, Devonshire, EN. Married: Alice COOME and Roger MOODE

16 Jun 1606 Upottery, Devonshire, EN. Married: John COMBE and Elyzabeth DOWDENEY

1608 Upotterye, Devonshire, Wills & Admins, Ref 465. John COMBE (See Index to Combs of Devonshire Wills & Admins, p. 40)

31 Jul 1615 Upottery, Devonshire. Married: Alice CAPPER and Ralphe COLLIAR

22 Oct 1632 Upottery, Devonshire, EN. Married: Richerde COME and Elizabeth SALTER
In Old Rappahannock County, VA, closely associated with Archdale COMBS of that county is one Abraham COMBS who later removes to St. Mary's and Charles Counties, Maryland. In Old Rappa Co VA, Abraham is termed "the brother in law" of John MEADORS whose wife was named Joan [Combs?]. Also in Old Rappa Co VA is one Edmond ROWE who removes to Talbot Co MD, both of whose daughters, Elizabeth and Mary, marry William and John COMBS, respectively - both of whom, like the Combs of Old Rappa Co VA, appear to have possibly had early ties to Isle of Wight County, VA. See Also Combs-Rowe Connections with the Archdale-Combs Families of England and the Combs-Brown-Wroe (Rowe) Families of Richmond VA.

Note that there is an IGI entry for the Plymtree, Devonshire marriage of a John COMBE who married a Thomasin SALTER on 28 Nov 1568 (no Combs Report has been prepared for Plymtree yet).
13 Dec 1661 Upottery, Devonshire. Christened: Mary COOMBE, d/o William COOMBE

11 Sep 1663 Upottery, Devonshire. Christened: Sara COOMBE, d/o Katherine COOMBE

28 Dec 1664 Upottery, Devonshire. Christened: Susanna COOMBE, d/o Mary COOMBE

17 Oct 1666 Upottery, Devonshire. Christened: Mary COOMB, d/o Nicholas COOMBE

26 Dec 1667 Upottery, Devonshire. Christened: Mary COOMBE, d/o Nicholas COOMBE

1 Aug 1670 Upottery, Devonshire. Christened: Hanna COOM, d/o Nicholas COOM

4 Jul 1678 Upottery, Devonshire. Married: Hugh COOMBE and Mary (blank)

5 May 1679 Upottery, Devonshire. Christened: Mary COOMBE, d/o Hugh COOMBE

12 Oct 1680 Upottery, Devonshire. Christened: Joanna COOMBE, d/o Hugh COOMBE

20 May 1691 Upottery, Devonshire. Christened: John COOMBE, s/o COOMBE
Note:The above extractions from the IGI are only early extractions (and film not yet viewed). Numerous later Combs Upottery parish records indexed in the IGI have not yet been extracted.

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