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Coweta County, was established in 1826 in Northwest Georgia from Creek Lands. In 1828, some Coweta land became part of Campbell County; and in 1830 some of Heard County was established from the western portion of Coweta. The county seat is Newnan.


02 Oct 1842 (Book/Disk: Abstracts of Georgia Wills, Vol. 1, extracted by Jeannette Holland Austin, 175 Thornton Drive, Fayetteville, GA 30214, p. 83. Coweta Co., GA WB A (1827-1847)

Will of Pearce COSTLEY 10/2/1842. Wife: Lula, extrx. Daus: Elizabeth TOMKIN?, Matilda BRYANT, Lucinda KING. Wits: Hiram CAMP, William WHITEN, Enoch COMBS.

Notes: Enoch Combs not yet identified


12 Jun 1843 (Book/Disk: Abstracts of Georgia Wills, Vol. 1, extracted by Jeannette Holland Austin. Coweta Co. WB A (18271847)

Will of Permelia COMBS 6/12/1843. Daus: Jane, Mary Ann. Sons: William P., John. Grdau: Sarah J. COMB. Exrs: William P. Combs of Troup Co., Davis OWENS of Coweta Co. Wits: Henry KELLER, John DAUGHTERTY, William B. BROWN.

Notes: See Wilkes Co GA, 1814-1818 & 1843. Permelia may have been a.k.a. Millie Combs, widow of James Combs, whose children were beneficiaries in estate of Phillip Combs of Wilkes Co, GA. James Combs named sons, Thomas, John, William, James and Francis, but no daughters. See also Troup Co GA


1850 Coweta Co, GA Census

(transcribed by S. C. Hefner)

p. 335

741/741 Rachel GAILEN 37 GA
Anthony COMBER 26 Carpenter GA

(transcribed by Ann H. Auburg; National Archives micropublication M432, roll 66, line 42)

19th Division

p. 313,

426/426 Martha COMBS 58 F GA
Jane HAMMOCK 45 F GA
William HAMMOCK 43 M farmer $50 GA
Nancy HAMMOCK 35 F GA
Wm. HAMMOCK 23 M GA

Ann H. Auburg Note: Martha "Patsy" Combs' maiden name was Hammock. She married John Combs in Wilkes County, GA, 29 Dec 1811 [Wilkes County Marriages 1806-1834, page 632, microfilm no. 163532, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT. The couple had sons, Enoch and Asa.


08 Jan 1858 (Book/Disk: Abstracts of Georgia Wills, Vol. 1, extracted by Jeannette Holland Austin. Coweta Co. WB B (1849-1885)

Last Will and Testament of Joseph EDMONDSON 1/8/1858, nuncupative. Wife: Elizabeth H. Daus: Emily D., Catherine. Four ch by present wife not named as well as other ch. Wits: Richard M. HACKEY, James M. DODDS, John COMBS.

Notes: John Combs not yet identified.


1860 U.S. Census

(abstracted by Ann H. Auburg; Second District; National Archives micropublication M653, roll 118)

p. 701A

#219-200 William HAMMOCK 55 M farming $450 $309 GA
Martha COMBS 69 F Pauper GA
Jane HAMMOCK 60 F GA
Nancy HAMMOCK 46 F GA


Apr 1919 (Coweta County, Georgia Death Index, Coweta County, 1919-1927, 3623-A) Mandy COMBS died.

3 Jun 1922 (Coweta County, Georgia Death Index, Coweta County, 1919-1927, 14491-D) Hue [Hugh?] COMBS died.

10 May 1923 (Coweta County, Georgia Death Index, Coweta County, 1919-1927, 13687-E) Pink COMBS died.


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