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Knox County is Indiana's one original county, created in 1790 as part of the Northwest Territory, and including all of the entire present-day states of Indiana, Michigan (Wayne Co MI eff. 1796). Part of Knox Co IN was transferred to Hamilton OH in 1798, and in 1800, Indiana Territory was created from the former Northwest Territory. In 1801, Clark Co was created from Knox, and St. Clair Co (IL) gained land from Knox. In 1805, Michigan Territory (Wayne Co) was created from Indiana Territory, and in 1808, Harrison Co was created from Clark and Knox. In 1809, Illinois Territory was created from Indiana and in 1811, Wayne and Jefferson Cos, IN were created from Clark, Knox and Dearborn Cos IN. In 1813, Gibson and Warrick Cos were created from Knox, and in 1814, Washington Co was created from Clark, Harrison and Knox. In 1816, Orange Co was created from Washington, Knox and Gibson Cos, and in 1817, Sullivan Co was created from Knox. That same year, Knox county lost all of northern IN to "non-county" area.


1807 Knox Co IN Voter List

Males over 21
ANDERSON, Baily, Sr., p. 10

(Census Index: U.S. Selected Counties, 1800, CD)

Notes: See Also Bailey ANDERSON of 1800 Warren Co KY tax list


06 Jun 1812 (Knox Co IN Marriage Records) Stacy Combs & Redding PUTMAN

(Indiana Marriages, Knox County, IN (1800 to 1833))

Notes: Stacy Combs was the d/o Bennett & Dorothy "Dolly" Combs of Pendleton SC (See Simpson Co KY). Following her husband's death, Dorothy Combs is found in both Butler and Warren Cos KY, and later she is found in the records of Gibson Co IN with (son-in-law Redding PUTMAN. Stacy Combs Putman d in Fulton Co IL, Dolly in Sangamon Co IL at the home of her daughter, Verlinda, w/o Abraham DUFF. Redding PUTMAN later removed to Washington Co AR.

1820-1850 Knox Co, IN Census Indices.

No Combs.


1862 Lewis Combs and 2nd wife, Tolitha/Delitha, were in Knox Co IN when estate of his father, Lewis Combs, Sr. (h/o Jane SMITH and s/o John and Sarah MABRY Combs, Sr.) was probated in DuBois Co IN. In 1860, Lewis was in Marion Co IL.


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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