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Scott County was established in 1820 from Clark, Jefferson and Jennings.

Note: Source for all marriages is Index to Combs Marriages of Indiana unless otherwise noted.


1820 Scott Co IN Census Index

Lexington Twp

p. 160
William COM


12-25-1825 Scott Co, IN Marriages. Combs, John & APPLEGATE, Delila

Notes: John Combs was the s/o Lewis and Jane "Jenny" SMITH Combs, m 5 Jul 1803, Grainger Co, TN. See Dubois Co, IN re divorce of John and Delila and subsequent remarriages. Lewis Combs was the s/o John & Sarah MABRY Combs, Sr.


7-17-1834 Scott Co, IN Married: Combs, John & HOUGLAND, Rachel


30 Nov 1838. Scott Co, IN Index to General Deeds, Book N, page 47

John Combs and his wife Sarah formerly Sarah HESTER and others signed over their part of the estate of Mathias HESTER deceased.

(Combs Researcher Joyce Kahre)

Notes: John and Sarah HESTER Combs m 30 Nov 1830, Clark Co, IN. According to Brinkehoff History of Marion Co, IL, Milton Payne HESTER came to Marion Co. IL in 1839. His siblings are listed in the article and Sarah HESTER the eighth child was b 11 Sep 1807, married John Combs, born 1809, died 16 January 1885.


5/10/1848 BLM Land Patent:

John Combs of Scott Co, IN. Y N Indiana 20670 Y May 10, 1848 Vincennes 1 NWSW 9/ 2 N 6 E N 2nd Principal 40 Scott IN2890_.160 (Index to Combs BLM Land of Indiana)


1850 Scott Co, IN Census Index

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1850 Scott Co, IN Census

Vienna Twp

P. 293

78/80, COONS, James 33 M. Farmer IN
Mary 34, F IN
Eliza Jane, 7, F IN
Sarah E. 10, F IN
Julia Ann, 7 F IN
James H., 5, M IN
Mary Ann, 8, F IN

82/84, COONS, John D., 26, M, Farmer, 200, IN
Elizabeth, 21, F NY
Mary A. 7, F IN
Margaret J., 3/12, F

P. 289

53/54, Comer, Isaac, 35, M, Farmer, 1,000, VA
Patsy, 32, F IN
Susan, 15, F IN
Jerusha, 11, F IN
Elizabeth, 9, F IN
Sally, 6, F IN
Mary Ann, 3, F IN
Martha, 1, F

P. 313

232/239, Comer, Martin, 40 M, Farmer, 800, Virginia
Eliza C., 33, F IN
Lucinda, 13, F IN
WHITSON, John M. 13, M IN
Comer, John Co., 11, M IN
WHITSON, Peter H., 8, M IN
Comer, Nancy, 9, F IN
WHITSON, Peter, 8, M IN
Comer, Angeline, 7, IN
Louisa, 6, F IN
WHITSON, thomass J. 5, M IN
Comer, Mary E., 3, F

Submitted by Mary Golding


1860 Scott Co, IN Census

The USGenWeb Census Project ®

Vienna Twp

p. 1009

721/698 Combs, Zachariah, 24, M, Farmer 100, IN
Mary J. 25 F, House W IN
Margaret J. 4, F IN

Note: Zachariah Coombs married Mary WILSEY (date?) Leslie Calvert

722/699, Combs, Jackson, 30 M, Farmer, 650, 250, IN
Susan, 25 F. House W IN
Taylor, 5, M IN
Eliza, 3, F IN
Sarah A., 8/12, F IN

Note: Andrew Jackson Coombs married Susannah ARBUCKLE (date?) Leslie Calvert

723/700, Combs, William, 26, M, Farmer 100, IN
Martha, 25, F, House W IN
Mary L., 7, F IN
Rosalie, 1, F IN

Note: William Nelson Coombs brother of Andrew & Zachariah (previous HH) s/o Lorenzie “Amos” Coombs, and Jane STOUT, married Martha Ellen RUSSELL (date?) Leslie Calvert

Submitted by Mary Golding


1870 Scott Co, IN Census

FamilySearch Record Search - Pilot Site (1870 Census Image)

Finley Twp

Little York

p. 188

1444/1433 Combs, William 36 Farmer 1110 150 IN
Martha 35 Keeps House IN
Mary 16 at home IN
Rosella? 11 IN
Anna 8 IN
Martha 6 IN
William 3 IN
Willis 5m IN


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