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McDonough County was established in 18__ from ???? and unorganized territory.


1850 McDonough Co., IL Census

Prairie City

385/385 Comer Hugh 42 M Farmer 270 TN
Mary 29 F TN
Sarah 9 F IL
Mary A 8 F IL
Eliza 7 F IL
William 6 M IL

578/578 SULLIVAN Jeremiah 33 M Farmer 560 PA
Maragrett 28 F PA
Combs Henry 11 M IL
Combs Nancy 3 F IL

709/709 SPIVEY James 40 M Farmer 1,000 TN
Rebeca 39 F KY
Amanda 16 F IL
Louisa 14 F IL
Mary 11 F IL
Able 8 M IL
Ann M 7 F IL
Cynthia 3 F IL
Sarah 10/12 F IL
Combs Anshe 19? M Farmer IL

786/786 Comer Robert 48 M Farmer 1,600 OH
Nancy 39 F OH
Cathrin 18 F IN
Sarah A 16 F IN X
Jesse 14 M IN X
Mary J 12 F IL X
Joseph 11 M IL X
Emeline 8 F IL X

Source: USGenWeb Census Project(http://www.us-census.org/)


23 Dec. 1852 Marriage: Combs, James M. and WILSON, Minerva E., Lic # 258 (Source: Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900)

SE Note: Per Combs researcher Benjamin Combs, James M. Combs was the son of Job Combs and Henrietta WILLIAMS who married in 1825 in Ripley Co, IN. James M. Combs (b. 20 April 1832) is found in his parents 1850 household (age 17) in Clay Co, IN. James and Manerva are in Wapello Co, IA in 1860 and in Taylor Co., IA in 1870. According to family information, Minerva was Minerva/Manurva Ellen WILSON.

Submitted by Sue Elfving


1860 McDonough Co., IL Census

Prairie City

John Combs 32 farmer VA
Nancy 27 OH
Eliza 5 IL
Charles 3 IL
Albert 1 IL

Submitted by Jane McCann Walsh


1870 McDonough Co., IL Census

Prairie City

John Combs 43 farmer VA
Nancy 37 OH
Lily N. 16
Charles 14 IL
Albert 11 IL
Sarah 10 IL
Orren J. 6 IL
Susan 3 IL
Jacob 73 farmer VA
James JONES 20 Farmhand OH

John W. Combs 24 b. PA a farmhand
in the household of Evan MOORE 62 also b. PA

Submitted by Jane McCann Walsh

1st Ward in City of Macomb

23a

168/156 Comer Patrick 35 M W Laborer 300 Ireland
Ann 27 F W Keep House Ireland
John 12 M W IL
Sarah 8 F W IL
Catherine 6 F W IL
Mary 4 F W IL
Louisa 2 F W IL

Source: USGenWeb Census Project(http://www.us-census.org/)


07 Apr 1874 Marriage: Combs, Charles E Barrett, Sarah Ann Lic #116 (Source: Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900)

Submitted by Sue Elfving


1880 McDonough Co., IL Census

Prairie City

John Combs 52 farmer VA VA VA
Nancy 47 OH NY PA
Eliza 25 IL VA OH
Charles 23 IL VA OH
Eddy 21 IL VA OH
Ellen 19 IL VA OH
Orin J. 15 IL VA OH
Susan 13 IL VA OH
Boyd 6 IL VA OH

Submitted by Jane McCann Walsh


30 Jan 1884 Marriage: Combs, Charles M Markley, Mary L Lic #1803 (Source: Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900)

Submitted by Sue Elfving


08 Sep 1885 Marriage: Combs, Albert E Reay, Caroline Lic #2212 (Source: Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900)

Submitted by Sue Elfving


31 Jan 1899 Marriage: Combs, Charles A Lovejoy, Mary E Lic #2195 (Source: Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900)

Submitted by Sue Elfving


17 Feb 1890 Marriage: Combs, Charles M Martin, Liddie M Lic #3345 (Source: Illinois Statewide Marriage Index 1763-1900)

Submitted by Sue Elfving


1900 McDonough Co., IL Census

Prairie City

John Combs 72 farmer b. May 1828 m. 46yr VA VA VA
Nancy M. 67 b. March 1833 m. 46 yr., had 8 children 5 survived; OH NY PA
Boyd 26 Dec. 1873; IL VA OH

Also two servants in their household

Submitted by Jane McCann Walsh


McDonough Co, IL Probate

1911 Probate File # 2791
Name of Estate: Combs, John
Name of Administrator/Executor: Combs, Albert/Charles E

Source: McDonough County Probate Case Files Index, 1833-1925, Illinois Regional Archives Depository System, Western Illinois University,


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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