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Washington County was established in 1814 from Clark, Harrison and Jefferson Cos. In 1816, Jackson Co, was est. from Washington, Clark and Jefferson; and Orange from Washington, Knox and Gibson.
Note: Source for all marriages, unless otherwise noted, is Index to Combs Marriages of Indiana.
Source for all death records, unless otherwise noted:
Extracted by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from Index to Death Record Washington County 1882-1920 Inclusive Letters A-Z Inclusive compiled by Indiana Works Progress Administration 1940. The original records are located in the County Health Office, Salem, Ind., published by FTM
6-13-1822 Washington Joseph COOMBES & Sarah MITCHELL
3-12-1825 Washington Co, IN Marriage license. COOMBS, Nancy married LEMMONS, Edward
1-22-1828 Washington Amos COOMBES & Jane STOUT
1-4-1830 Washington Co, IN Marriage License. Hanniball H COOMBES & Catharine NEWLAND (Combs Researcher James VanDerMark) JVM
Notes: Hannibal Harrison COOMBS (s/o Joel and Hanna GRIFFITH Coombs) m (2) 14 Mar 1837, Clark Co, IN, Rachel HOUGLAND
(See also Clark Co, IN Biographies).
COOMBES, Joel Indiana 3440, Sept. 2, 1834 Jeffersonville, NESW 31/ 2-N 6-E No 2nd PM, IN0260__.430, 39.6 acres
10-29-1837 Washington Co, IN Marriages. D-6 COOMBS, Thomas married CROTTENDEN, Adaline
COOMBES, Hannibal H (Hannibal Harrison Coombes) Indiana, 13365, Aug. 15, 1838 Jeffersonville, NWNW 30/ 2-N 6-E No 2nd PM, IN2740__.326, 39.64 acres
Note: Hannibal H. styled as Hannibal Harrison Coombes on the patent certificates.
COOMBES, Joel Indiana 13682, Aug. 1, 1839 Jeffersonville, W½SE 26/ 2-N 5-E No 2nd PM, IN2750__.141, 80 acres
5-25-1840 Washington Co, IN Marriages. D-66 COOMBS, Jane married SMITH, Joseph
7-16-1840 Washington Co, IN Marriages. D 68. Joel COOMBES, Jr. & Sarah Jane TUSH
Hanable H. COOMBS
Joel COAMBES, Jr.
Thomas B. COOMBS
2-23-1842 Washington Co, IN Marriages. D-99 COOMBS, Nancy married HOAGLAND, Moses
9-1-1842 Washington Co, IN Marriages. D-107 COOMBS, George R married WESTON, Hannah
12-3-1844 Washington Co, IN Marriages. E-23 COOMBS, Margaret married REED, David
Combs George R* of Washington Co, IN. Y N Indiana 20838 Y Jeffersonville 1 SENW 13/ 3 N 3 E N 2nd Principal 40 Washington IN2890_.329. *Patent Certificate: George Ri
pley  Combs
(Combs BLM Land of Indiana)
PATENTEE NAME SIGNATURE DATE DOCUMENT NR. ACCESSION NR. CERTIFIED
LUSK, ROBERT 11/24/1830 1631 IN0230__.121
BROWN, MATTHEW 03/09/1831 1886 IN0230__.372
MCCLAY, SAMUEL W 07/16/1832 2795 IN0250__.280
WILSON, WILLIAM 07/16/1832 2792 IN0250__.277 BRANAMAN, ROBERT 08/02/1838 9992 IN2670__.449
9-6-1848 Washington Co, IN Marriages. COOMBS, Mishel M married KINADAY[ a.k.a. KENNEDY?], William
(Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser except where otherwise noted)
Town of Salem
141/146 David H. Combs 25 M Physician IN
(living in hotel of Robert H. WILSON age 53)
Notes: This appears to have been Dr. David H. Combs (s/o Jesse & Rachel WHITE Combs) m 1851, Clark Co, IN, Sarah GOODWIN.
50/51 Elias VANMETRE 52 M farmer $500 Ky
Emmaline 15 F IN
Joseph 13 M IN attended school within the year
William 82 M none VA
/52 Jane COOMBS 48 F NC cannot read or write
Andrew J. 20 M laborer IN
Hannah 18 F IN
William 17 M laborer IN
Zachariah 15 M laborer IN
Amos S. 14 M IN
Sarah J. 10 F IN
Notes: Jane STOUT, w/o Amos COOMBS (m 1828, Washington?) Relationship, if any, to Elias VANMETER?
153/162 Joel COOMBES 30 M farmer $1200 IN
Sarah J. 28 F IN
Nancy J. 8 F IN attended school within the year
Mary E. 6 F IN attended school within the year
Eliza A. 4 F IN attended school within the year
Lydia M. 2 F IN
Hannah K. 1/12 IN
Notes: Joel COOMBES, Jr., m 7-16-1840, Washington, Sarah Jane TUSH
352/365 Joel COOMBES 71 M farmer $800 PA
Hannah 71 F PA
Notes: Joel Combs (s/o Jesse & Sarah Combs of Fayette PA; Nelson and Hardin Cos, KY) m 25 Sep 1801, Shelby Co, KY, Hannah GRIFFITH; his mother d testate (will dated 1831) in Clark Co, KY. Joel d in 1853 in Clark Co, IN.
14/14 Thomas B. Combs 35 M $3500 IN
Adeline 37 F TN
Mary E. 11 F IN attended school within the year
Sarah A. 7 F IN attended school within the year (cont- on pg 395)
John W. 5 M IN attended school within the year
Maban? L. 3 M IN
William DOYLE 27 M laborer Ireland
Notes: Thomas B. m 10-29-1837 Washington, Adaline CROTTENDEN. This census record also transcribed by Combs Researcher Birdie McNutt from Washington County, Indiana 1850 T-432 Roll 179 Federal Census for Warrick and Washington County, Indiana). Only differences (a) race was white for all,(b) "Maban L." was transcribed Maban T.; and (c) "Taken on 26 Oct 1850 by census taker B.Y. Houston."
198/201 Riley Combs 30 M farmer $300 IN
Harriet 28 F IN
Oliver 7 M IN attended school within the year
Martha 5 F IN attended school within the year
Nelson 18 M farmer IN
Martha WESTON 15 F IN
Notes: George R. (Riley?) COOMBS m 1842, Washington, Hannah [sic] WESTON. The same?
159/162 Lorenzo D. Combs 35 M $350 IN
Nancy 19 F IN
William M. 1 M IN
Emeline VANMETRE 17 IN
Notes: See also Elias and Emeline VANMETER of Franklin Twp. w/ Jane (STOUT w/o Amos Combs?) in HH. No marriage records found for either as yet.
173/176 John C. THOMPSON 44 M $1000 Ky
Amanda 40 F Ky
Virginia 23 F IN
William 20 M farmer IN
Cyrus A. 19 M farmer IN
Calvin H. 17 M farmer IN
James H. 15 M IN
Moses B. 8 M IN
Amanda E. 7 F IN
Mary E. 5 F IN
David H. 3 M IN
Margaret 2 F IN
Hannah Combs 19 F IN
William N. Combs 16 M farmer IN
Notes: One John THOMPSON m 1827, Washington, Amanda GARRIOT (Indiana State Marriage Index.) Hannah and William N. Combs not yet identified.
June 11 1893 Washington Co, IN. Twp: (none listed) H-28 180. Died: Amanda Combs F W 50 (???)
Oct 28 1904 Washington Co, IN. Twp: Little York H-25 4. Died: Mary Jane COOMBS F W 76 7
Feb 12 1904 Washington Co, IN. Twp: Little York H-25 47. Died: M. COOMBS M W 1
Mar 27 1906 Washington Co, IN. Twp: Gibson Twp H-25 49. Died: Harold COOMBS M W 7/12
Aprl 22 1908 Washington Co, IN. Twp: Gibson Twp H-22. Died: John COOMBS M W 38
Aug 16 1915 Washington Co, IN. Twp: Posey Twp H-33 75. Died: Mahlon M COOMBS M W 35
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