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Jefferson County was established in 1819 from Edward and White. In 1823, Marion was est. from Jefferson and Fayette.

3-13-1830 Jefferson Co, IL Marriage Records. 1-11 Jane Combs &; Jerome DESAIN
3-13-1830 Jefferson Co, IL Marriage Records. 2-64 Jane Combs &; Jerome DESAIR

1830 & 1840 Jefferson Co, IL Census Index

No Combs?

6-08-1842 Jefferson Co, IL Marriage Records. 2-15 Catherine Combs &; William BONNER

11-06-1845 Jefferson Co, IL Marriage Records. 2-40 Gilbert Combs &; Annis GOOD

1850 Jefferson Co, IL Census Index

10th District

p. 393/783, Sept. 30, 1850

1261/1261 Gilbert Combs, 30, m, laborer, b. VA
Annis F., 29, f, b. IL
Margaret E, 3, f, b. IL
James A, 1, m, b. IL
Mary A ESTES, f, b. IL

11-01-1855 or 11-10-1855 Jefferson Co, IL Marriage Records. 2-42 James R. Combs &; Nancy COLE

Notes: Nancy was apparently a widow, and she and James R. (also apparently widowed) are found on the 1860 Franklin Co, IL census.

1860 Jefferson Co, IL Census

Mt Vernon PO

p. 931, 21 June 1860

1040/979 Thos D Combs 30 m Farmer 2000 1200 TN
Hester M 30 f NH
Elizabeth C 9 f IL
Emma J 2 f IL
DeWitt D 6/12 mos m IL.

(Source: Original Images Heritage Quest)

Notes: Thomas D. Combs married E. M. SLAUSON on 7-19-1849 in Perry Co, IL (Marriage Records. 1:333). Thomas Combs, age 23, and Hester M. living next door to widow Elizabeth RIDDLE Combs (possible widow of Aquilla Combs Sr.) in 1850 Perry Co. census.

8-28-1862 Jefferson Co, IL Marriage Records. 2-43 John Combs &; Caroline ASKEW

6-30-1864 Jefferson Co, IL Marriage Records. 3- Lucinda J. Combs &; William R. WELLS

1870 Jefferson Co, IL Census

Hams Grove PO

p. 613, June 24 1870

29/29 Combs Thomas 43 mw Farmer 3500 700 VA
Hester 43 fw Housekeeper NJ
Elizabeth 18 fw At Home IL
Emma 12 fw At Home IL
Dewitt 10 mw IL
Josephine 8 fw IL
Orton 6 mw IL
Lilly 1 fw IL

(Source: Original Images Heritage Quest)

8-10-1876 Jefferson Co, IL Marriage Records. 6-15 Samuel G. Combs &; Maude RIDGEWAY

11-02-1876 Jefferson Co, IL Marriage Records. 6- Carrie Combs &; James W. RIDDLE

8-01-1878 Jefferson Co, IL Marriage Records. 6-? Annie Combs &; James SEWART

1880 Jefferson Co, IL Census

Moose Prairie

p. 602c

Thomas D. COMBS Self M Male W 51 VA NY VA Farmer
Esther E. COMBS Wife M Female W 51 NY NY NY Keeping House
Emma COMBS Dau S Female W 20 IL VA NY At Home
Dewitt COMBS Son S Male W 19 IL VA NY Works On Farm
Josephine COMBS Dau S Female W 17 IL VA NY At Home
Horton COMBS Son S Male W 15 IL VA NY Works On Farm
Lilly COMBS Dau S Female W 13 IL At Home

(Source: FHC 1880 Census transcription)

5-12-1888 Jefferson Co, IL Marriage Records. 6-20 James E. Combs &; Emma D. SURSA

9-21-1888 Jefferson Co, IL Marriage Records. 6-20 Dewitt S. Combs &; Cora HAWKINS

9-14-1889 Jefferson Co, IL Marriage Records. 6-20 Horton G. Combs &; Minnie JONES

11-19-1890 Jefferson Co, IL Marriage Records. 6-20 Maude Combs &; Samuel G. Combs

1898-1899. Spanish-American War Service. Mt. Vernon, Jefferson Co, IL. Combs, Ernest E., private, 4th IL Infantry, Company F. (IL Spanish American Vets (Gateway))


New Hope Cemetery

Belle Rive, Illinois: Walked and Indexed by Misty Flannigan and Cindy Ford

(Source: USGenweb Jefferson Co, IL)

Combs, Thomas D. 1827 1887 Footstone

Opdyke Cemetery aka Jones Cemetery

Walked & Indexed by: Misty Flannigan, Cindy Ford, Russ Wielt, Janice Staples

(Source: USGenweb Jeffferson Co, IL)

Combs, Claude D. 1907 10-24-1944 WWII

Notes: Photo of Marker reads "In Memory of Boatswain Claude D Combs 1907-1944, USN 1926-1944, Veteran of Manila Bay, Captured at Fall of Corregidor, Died on "Japp W. Ship Oct. 24 1944"

Combs, Cora 1862 1953 [marker says wife of DeWitt S. Combs, shared marker]

Combs, DeWitt S. 1860 1923 [shares marker with wife Cora]

Combs, Horton S. 1864 1936 [shares marker with wife Minnie]

Combs, Minnie A. 1870 1949 [shares marker with husband DeWitt]

Oakwood Cemetery

Walked & Indexed By: Jan Staples, Cindy Ford, Pat Akers, & Courtney Staples

(Source: USGenweb Jefferson Co, IL

Combs, Maria 1827 1915

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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