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DeKalb County formed on 1837 from Kane County.

1860 DeKalb Co, IL Census

Sycamore Twp

Sycamore PO

p. 30, 5 June 1860

241/239 Clement Comes, 38, M, W, Miller, RE=$1200, PP=$500 CT
Elizabeth A, 36, F, W, HouseKeeper NY
Harriet Maria, 11, F, W CT
Charles, 8, M, W CT

Source: Heritage Quest Original Census Images, Series: M653 Roll: 173 Page: 30

Note: Probably the same as the Rev. Clement Combs of the 1870 Lee Co, IL census. In the 1880 Elk Co, KS census, it is Clement's wife Eliza A who is listed as being a Milliner.

08/10/1863 HOAG, Charles & Combs, Elizabeth, DeKalb Co., Book B/ 441

Source: Illinois Archives Marriage Database, Marriages 1763-1900

1870 DeKalb Co., IL Census

Source: Heritage Quest Original Census Images, 1870 ILLINOIS DEKALB DE KALB, Series: M593 Roll: 215


DeKalb PO

p. 384, 18 Aug. 1870

84/83 Combs Eleanor, 43, F, W, Keeping House NY, RE=$9000, PP=$1500
COMMISH, James, 20, M, W, Works in store, b. NY
Combs, Jane E, 11, F, W, At School NY
Sarah, 10, F, W, At School NY
Emma, 8, F, W, At School NY
Alexander, 6, M, W, At School NY
Dora, 3, F, W NY

06/19/1873 BUCKLIN, George & Cooms, Eleanor Mrs, DeKalb Co., Book D/12

Source: Illinois Archives Marriage Database, Marriages 1763-1900

04/26/1875 GALE, George & Combs, Jane E, DEKALB, Book E/72

Source: Illinois Archives Marriage Database, Marriages 1763-1900

1880 DeKalb Co., IL Census

Source: FHC 1880 census transcription, De Kalb, De Kalb Co., Illinois, Family History Library Film 1254202, NA Film NumberT9-0202


p. 56B

Eleanor G. BUCKLIN Self W Female W 51 NY NY NY, Keeping House
Dora COMBS Dau S Female W 12 IL NY NY, At School
Alex COMBS Son S Male W 15 IL NY NY, At School
Emma COMBS Dau S Female W 18 IL NY NY, Teacher

1900 DeKalb Co, IL Census

FamilySearch Record Search - Pilot Site

Malta Twp; SD: 2; ED: 10 sheet 2B

Malta Village

enumerated 4 Jun 1900

39/40 Coombs, George Head W M Sept 1830 69 Wd Eng Eng Eng 1866 34 Farmer no no yes R - F 35
___, William Son W M Sept 1857 42 S Eng Eng Eng Farm Laborer no no yes

De Kalb Twp; SD: 2; ED: 6 sheet 7A

De Kalb City; 2nd Ward

enumerated 6 Jun 1900

224 Third Street

123/143 BUCKLIN, Elenor Head W F Sept 1827 72 Wd 9 8 NY NY NY yes yes yes O F H -
Combs, Alexander V. Son W M July 1866 33 S IL NY NY day Laborer 3 yes yes yes
BOWKER Lavisa Gr daughter W f July 1881 18 S IL IL IL Sales Lady Dry goods 0 yes yes yes

Malta Twp; SD: 2; ED: 10 sheet 8A

Malta Village

enumerated 18 Jun 1900

146/148 HARDER John H Head W M Jul 1845 54 M 28 PA un un Drayman 0 yes yes yes O - H
___, Josephine Wife W F April 1846 54 M 28 4 2 PA un un yes yes yes
Coombs, Elva grandau W F Mch 1886 S IL IL IL sch yes yes 9 yes yes yes
KEART, Elecabel? Boarder W F Sept 1844 55 Wd Eng un un yes yes yes

Afton Twp; SD: 2; ED: 1 sheet 5B

Elva Station

enumerated 8 Jun 1900

60/62 COOMBS, Fred Head W M Feb 1860 40 M 17 Eng Eng Eng 1865 35 NA Farm Laborer 0 yes yes yes - - -
___, Sarah Wife W F Jan 1866 34 M 17 7 5 NJ NJ NJ yes yes yes
___, Johnie J. Son W M Nov 1883 16 S IL Eng NJ Farm Laborer yes yes yes
___, Eva Dau W F Nov 1890 3 S IL Eng NJ sch 8
___, Roy Son W M Aug 1896 3 S IL Eng NJ
___, Ruth Dau W F Sept 1897 2 S IL Eng NJ

Note: Descendant of Giles COOMBS (Dorset, Eng) Camera; DNA match to William Combs AKA “Old Billy” of Washington Co, VA Camera & Camera

1920 DeKalb Co, IL Census

USGenWeb Census Project

MICROFILM#: T625-303

Malta - Malta Town

p. 111B

55/55 GILTNER Albert Head R M W 42 M Yes Yes r/w IN IN IN Yes Laborer Railroad Co.
Mary Wife F W 34 M r/w IN IN IN
Edna Daughter F W 15 S sch r/w IL IN IN
Ruth Daughter F W 11 S sch r/w IL IN IN
COOMBS William Father-In-Law M W 68 Wd r/w NF NF NF Yes Laborer General Farm

Note: NF= New Foundland; William Coombs immigrated to US in 1868 and was naturalized in 1873.

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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