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Catoosa County, was established in 1853 from Walker and Whitfield Counties. The county seat is Ringgold.


1860 Catoosa Co, GA Census

(transcribed by S. C. Hefner)

p. 936

61-65 J. M. COMBS 37 M Farmer GA
J. 31 F NC
?. D. 13 M GA
M. L. 11 F GA
E. L. 8 F GA
J. 6 F GA
C. M. 5 F(?) GA
Wm. 3 M GA
S. A. 1 F GA

62-66 N. COMBS ? M GA
Wm. 26(?) M day laborer GA
J. A. 21 M GA

62-67
H.(?) GORDON 31 F GA
E. RODDY 11 F GA
J. H. 9 M GA


1880 Mortality Schedule (from Georgia GenWeb Archives, extracted by S. C. Hefner)

COMBS, Julia age 1, Female, White, Single, GA GA SC


28 October 1972 (CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee TIMES, provided by Pat Smith)

COMBS--JAMES OSBORNE, 83, died Friday morning in a Cleveland hospital following a lengthy illness. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elgie COMBS, 18 months ago. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. C. L. DENHAM, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., and Mrs. Bobby WOODY, Cleveland; a step-daughter, Mrs. Corine THOMPSON, Cleveland; three sons, Arlie COMBS, Apison; J. C. COMBS, Chattanooga; and Earl B. COMBS, Fort Myers, Fla,: a stepson, Edgar TURNER, Mason, Ill; 15 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Floyd COMBS, Rossville, Ga; Crooke COMBS, Chattanooga, and Bob COMBS of Ooltewah; a sister, Dovie ROSE, Harriman, Tenn; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Wildwood Chapel of Buckner Funeral Home with the Rev. Tom Coff, pastor of the Frazier Chapel Baptist Church and the Rev. Buddy Lewis officiating. Interment will be in the McDonald Cemetery. The family is now receiving friends at the Wildwood Chapel, Buner Funeral Home directing.


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