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Henry County, was established in 1784 from Cherokee Lands and Walton County. Descendant Counties include Jackson in 1796, Fayette and Newton in 1821, DeKalb in 1822, Butts in 1825, Spalding in 1851, Clayton in 1858, and Rockdale in 1870. The county seat is McDonough.


20 Jul 1837 (from Henry County, Georgia Marriage Records: 1822-1850 compiled by Frances T. Ingmire. 1985) Elizabeth COMBS married Robert P. SMITH


05 Oct 1848(Henry County Marriage Records, extracted by Combs-Stacy Researcher Barbara Stacy Mathews.) Andrew G. COMBS married Margaret THOMASIN 5 Sep 1848.

Note: Frances T. Ingmire records the bride's name as Margaret THOMPSON. (Henry County, Georgia, Marriage Records: 1822-1850)


1850 Henry Co, GA Census

(transcribed by S. C. Hefner)

p. 198

148-148 Geo. P. COMBS 55 M SC
Carolina 45 F VA
W. M(?) 21 M SC
H. P. SMITH 18 M GA
Amelia CARTER 76 F VA
J. W. LYONS 55 Physician M SC

149-149 A. G. COMBS 27 Male farmer SC
M. A. 19 Female GA
T. L. 11/12 Male GA


1860 Henry Co, GA Census

p. 915

George Pierce COMBS, b EN, Real Estate $6,220, Personal Property $26, 764

p. 916

(transcribed by S. C. Hefner)

9??-??? Andrew J. COMBS 37 M SC
Margaret 29 F GA
S. L. (?) ? GA
G. T. (?) ? GA
M. ? ? GA
L. C. (?) ? GA


8 Nov 1865 from Henry County, Georgia Marriage Records: 1851-1900. compiled by Frances T. Ingmire. 1985) W. M. C. COMBS married Mary C. WALKER


22 Apr 1866 (Ingmire, see above) Margaret COMBS married Samuel PRICE


15 Jan 1874 (Ingmire, see above) S. C. COMBS (bride) married S. B. KIMBALL


Locust Grove Baptist Cemetery

George Pierce COMBS, b. 6 Aug 1794 in England d. 3 Sep 1875 Henry Co., GA; m. Jane GRAFTON b. c1796, Fairfield Co., SC, d. 8 Dec 1835, Henry Co., GA (Locust Grove area).

Note: Birth and death info from stones in Locust Grove Baptist Cemetery. Couple not buried there but in unmarked graves on old family property. Dates may not be accurate.

Undocumented, untraceable (so far) Family Tradition: George Pierce COMBS' parents died aboard ship, he was placed in an orphanage in Charleston, SC. (Combs-Grafton Researcher Mary Mitchell Clarke)


13 Jun 1880 (Ingmire, see above) Malissa COMBS married Thomas SANDERS


11 Feb 1883 (Ingmire, see above) A. G. COMBS (groom) married S. G. BROWN


23 Dec 1886 (Ingmire, see above) Nora COMBS married Walter J. SMITH


14 Dec 1887 (Ingmire, see above) Ophelia COMBS married James BLISSETT


11 Dec 1892 (Ingmire, see above) Frances COMBS (bride) married A. H. S. HAMMOCK


18 Aug 1895 (Ingmire, see above) Melissa COMBS married Mayberry MAXWELL


28 Nov 1895 (Ingmire, see above) A. C. COMBS (bride) married Jordon JOHNSON


22 Dec 1898 (Ingmire, see above) James COMBS married Bell GARDNER


24 Dec 1899 (Ingmire, see above) Emma Dale COMBS married Dr. E. G. COLVIN


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