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Polk County was created and organized in 1846 from old Keokuk County. The County Seat is Des Moines.

1860 Polk Co, IA Census Index


page 275

John Combs

(Combs Researcher Birdie McNutt from 1860 IOWA Census Index: United States Selected States/Counties, Family Tree Maker's ®TM, Family Archive CD #318, Broderbund Banner BlueDivision, © 1995)

1870 Polk Co, IA Census

Des Moines Twp. - 4th Ward

(Transcribed by Combs Researcher Birdie McNutt)

pg 237; 16th day Aug 1870

330/335 Combs, Charles T. 35, m w Carpenter 8000-500 ME Male Citizen over age 21
Elvira 32 f w Keeping house, ME
Charles F. 8 m w ME attended school w/in year
Edwin E. 1 m w IA

1897 Des Moines, IA City Directory

(Polk Co, IAGenWeb)

Page 187

Combs Estella B Miss, clk bds 1321 Buchanan

Combs Irving W, carp res 1317 Buchanan

Combs Mary A, res 1317 Buchanan

Combs N Mattie, res 1321 Buchanan

Combs Roy E, bds 1321 Buchanan

1930 Polk Co, IA Census

ED 6

Des Moines

1120 40th [Street?]

346/375 Coomes, Arthur R. 56 IA OH VT Appraiser, land office
Bertha M. wife 52 IA IA OH
Gladys L. dau. 19 b. IA IA IA

Note: Arthur R./K. Coomes previously in Cass Co, IA

Important: All Records collected for this county may not have been added here as yet. See also the Combs Research List Archives

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