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Dorn County was created by Kansas Territory from non-county area in 1855; Dorn County not fully organized, attached to Allen County "for civil and military purposes." Renamed to Neosho County on 03 Jun 1861. Became organized on 20 Nov 1864. Lost land to creation of Labette County on 07 Feb 1867 and to Allen County on 24 Mar 1870.


1860 Neosho Co, Census

11 July 1860

Neosho Twp

Council Grove P O

129 120 William Combs 39 m farming ---- 600 OH
Eliza 27 f MO
Sarah 17 f MO
Polly 13 f IA
Margaret 11 f IA
Albert 6 m IA
Martha 4 f IA
William 1 m KS
John Oneil/Rice? 22 m farming 20 MO


S. R. COMBS, farmer, Section 34, P. O. Osage Mission, native of Iowa, born in 1850. He was railroading on the C., B. & Q. R. R. for ten years before coming West. Arriving in Kansas in 1879 from Iowa, he located on his present claim or farm, buying 160 acres, of which 60 is cultivated and farmed to grain. In 1882 he got 50 bushels an acre from 60 acres of corn; feeding to stock he turned off 700 hogs and 116 cattle. He has improved the farm and is doing well. Since coming to Kansas he married Miss ALEX. They have one son.


Index to Neosho County Personal Reference and Biographies

Complete Name Index from the book “The History of Neosho and Wilson Counties”. Names with astericks* are from Index to Neosho County Personal Reference and Biographies - From the book “The History of Neosho and Wilson Counties”

Combs
Abner, 326*, Daniel, 327, Elizabeth, 326, Elvina, 326, Jessie, 327, Jerusha, 327

Coomes
Ada, 214, Alice, 214, Clarence, 214, Eugene, 214, F. P., 121, 122, 213, Florence, 214, Frederick A., 214, Grace, 214, Joseph P., 213*, Josephine, 214, Maud, 214, Rachel (Hagan), 213, Thomas, 214

(Neosho County KSGenWeb)


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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