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Index to Breathitt Co., KY Records
1840-1859
1860-1869
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Editor's NOTE: All Breathitt Co., KY Death Certificates are now in chronlogic order along with all other records.
1930 Partial Census Breathitt Co., KY (transcribed by Carter L. Combs) from 1930 CENSUS BREATHITT COUNTY, KENTUCKY JACKSON DISTRICT 2

Hiram COMBS head R m w 60 m 23 KYKYKY Farmer General Farm
Eliza wife f w 49 m 15 KYKYKY nee GROSS
Finley son m w 21s KYKYKY Laborer Farm
Haney dau f w 19 s KYKYKY
Julia dau f w 13 s KYKYKY b. 8-10-1917 Breathitt Co Ky
27 Jan 1930 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 059 Cert 29210 Deathvol 30 Place of death: County: Breathitt, Vot pct: No 7 Canoe, Full name: Nancy Combs, Sex: Fe, Color or race: W, Marital status: Married, Date of birth: Don't know 1891, Age: 38, Occupation: Housewife, Birthplace: Ky., Name of father: Ned Turner, Birthplace: Ky., Mothers maiden name: Ellis Turner, Birthplace: Ky., Informant: Oscar Combs, Address: Canoe Ky., Filed: Jan 1, 1931, Registrar: Ned Spicer, Date of death: Jan 27, 1930, Cause of death: Cancer, Place of burial: Combs Cem, Date of burial: Jan 28, 1930, Undertaker: Oscar Combs, Address: Canoe Ky. (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
28 Feb 1930 Kentucky Death Certificate: Sewel COMBS, white, male, widowed, farmer; Age 55 yrs; Born: 10 July 1874 Ky; Died: 28 Feb 1930 Breathitt Co., Ky of the flue; buried: Ned, Ky 28 Feb 1930 by Noah NEACE of Ned, Ky; son of Dick COMBS born Ky & Malinda MILLER born Ky; informant: Mariah COMBS of Ned, Ky; filed 4 March 1930 Jalia ALLEN, registar by John H. COMBS dept. (Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
16 Dec 1930 Kentucky Death Certificate: Sally Ann COMBS, white, female, widow; no occupation; age 90 yrs 11 mos 7 ds; born 9 Jan 1840 Kentucky; died 16 Dec 1930 Ned, Breathitt Co., Ky of pneumonia and old age combined; d/o William NOBLE b Kentucky and Letty MILLER b Kentucky; informant: Mariah COMBS of Ned, Ky; buired Ned, Ky 18 Dec 1930 by Haman NEACE of Ned, Ky; Filed 31 Dec 1930 Jalia ALLEN by John H. COMBS Dept. Registrar.
25 Jan 1931 Kentucky Death Certificate: Malcomb COMBS, white, male, single, farmer & mail carrier;  Age 21yrs 6 mos;  Born: 4 Aug 1909 Ky;  Died: 25 Jan 1931 Breathitt Co. Ky of pistol shots- murder-homicidal; buried: Ned, Ky 27 Jan 1931 by Elisha NEACE of Ned, Ky; son of Benjamin COMBS born Ky & Mary Jane CAMPBELL born Ky;  informant: Benjamin COMB of Ned, KY. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
25 Jun 1932 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 051 Cert 25135 Deathvol 32 Place of death: County: Breathitt, Vot pct: Clayhole Ky., City: Clayhole Ky., Full name: Nancy Combs, Sex: Female, Color or race: White, Marital status: Married, Date of birth: June 10, 1865, Age: 67 yrs 0 mos 15 ds, Occupation: Housewife, Name of father: Austin Neace, Birthplace: Ky., Maiden name of mother: Katie Fugate, Birthplace: Ky., Informant: Richard Combs, Address: Ned Ky., Filed: 7-4-1932, Registrar: Julia Allen, by John H. Combs, Date of death: June 25, 1932, Cause of death: Cancer of the womb, Place of burial: Clayhole, Ky. Date of burial: 6-26-1932, Undertaker: Henry Combs, Address: Bluediamond Ky. (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
17 Sep 1932 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 056 Cert 27834 Deathvol 32 Place of death: County: Breathitt, Vot pct: No 7, Town: Canoe Ky., Full name: Daily Combs, Sex: M, Color or race: W, Marital status: Single, Date of birth: Feb 21, 1902, Age: 30 yrs 6 mos 27 ds, Occupation: Farmer, Birthplace: Kentucky, Name of father: Lee Combs, Birthplace: Ky., Maidend name of mother: Lillie Howard, Birthplace: Ky., Informant: Lillie Combs, Address: Canoe, Ky., Filed: Jan 5, 1933, Ned Spicer, Registrar, Date of death: Sept 17, 1932, Shot and killed by a nother person, Place of burial: Nick Combs Cem, Date of burial: Sept 18, 1932, Undertaker: Lillie Combs, Address: Canoe Ky. Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie CrashedOne Combs
11 Oct 1932 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 051 Cert 25134 Deathvol 32 Place of death: County: Breathitt, Vot pct: Leatherwood, City: Ned, Ky., Full name: Sally Bell Neace, Sex: Female, Color or race: White, Marital status: Married, Date of birth: March 5, 1902, Age: 30 yrs 7 mos 6 ds, Occupation: Housewife, Birthplace: Kentucky, Fathers name: Peter Neace, Birthplace: Kentucky, Mothers maiden name: Visa Combs, Birthplace: Kentucky, Informant: Visa Neace, Address: Ned, Ky., Filed: 10-13, 1932, Registrar: Jalia Allen, by John H. Combs, Dept., Date of death: Oct 11, 1932, Cause of death: Dropsy, Place of burial: Ned, Ky., Date of burial: Oct 12, 1932, Undertaker: Taylor Neace, Address: Ned, Ky. (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
17 Oct 1932 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 056 Cert 27833 Deathvol 32 Place of death: County: Breathitt, Vot pct: no 7 Canoe, Full name: Clara Combs, Sex: Fe, Color or race: W, Marital status: Single, Date of birth: May 2, 1908, Age: 24 yrs 5 mos 15 ds, Birthplace: Ky., Name of father: Lee Combs, Birthplace: Ky., Maiden name of mother: Lillie Howard, Birthplace: Ky., Informant: Lillie Combs, Address: Canoe, Ky., Filed: Jan 5, 1933, Ned Spicer, Registrar, Date of death: Oct 17, 1932, Cause of death: Tuberculosis, Place of burial: Nick Combs Cem, Date: Oct 18, 1932, Undertaker: Lillie Combs, Address: Canoe, Hy. (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
22 Dec 1932 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 056 Cert 27841 Deathvol 32 Place of death: County: Breathitt, Vot pct: Terry no 6 Town: Huston Ky., (Huston should prob be spelled Houston), Full name: Atha Combs, Sex: F, Color or race: W, Marital status: Single, Date of birth: 1932 Sept 21, Age: 3 months 3 days, Birthplace: Huston Ky., Name of father: Talt Combs, Birthplace: Huston Ky., Maiden name of mother: Maggie Gabbard, Birthplace: Perry Co., Burial: Houston, Date: Dec 25, 19(blank), Filed: Dec 27, 1932, Stella Jett Registrar, Date of death: Dec 24, 1932, Cause of death: Influnza. (No other data follows) (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
13 Jan 1933 Kentucky Death Certificate: Sarah Elizabeth OLIVER of Jackson, KY, white female, married, housewife; Age: 45 yrs 9 mos; Spouse: Walter M. OLIVER; Born: 8 Apr 1887 Breathitt Co. Ky; Died: 13 Jan 1933 Jackson, Breathitt Co Ky of carcinoma of uterus; buried: Griffith Cem. 15 Jan 1933 by L. Porter Ray of Jackson, Ky; daughter of William GRIFFITH born Breathitt Co Ky & Leann COMBS born Breathitt Co Ky; informant: Mrs. Dora LOCKARD of Pence, Ky. (Extracted by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
25 Jan 1933 Kentucky Death Certificate: Sallie Jane COMBS, white, female, housewife; widowed, wid. of Luther COMBS; age 63 yrs 4 mos 11 ds; born 14 Sept 1869; died 25 Jan 1933 Juan, Breathitt Co., Ky of pulmonary tuberculosis; d/o Jack COOMER b Lee Co. & unknown; informant: Hasley COMBS of Juan; buried Juan, Ky 1/26/1933; filed 7 Feb 1933 Mrs. A. W. BROWN registrar (Transcribed by Debi Houser)
31 Mar 1933 Kentucky Death Certificate Prince COMBS, white, male, married, farmer; Age: 50 yrs 26 ds; Spouse: Lizzie COMBS; Born: 5 Mar 1883 Shoulderblade; Died: 31 Mar 1933 Juan, Breathitt Co. Ky of blood vessel failed to function in the head (lingering for one year); buried: Combs Cem. 1 Apr 1933; s/o Luther COMBS b Shoulderblade & Gemima THOMAS b Breathitt Co.; informant: Hazely COMBS of Juan, Ky (Transcribed by Debi Houser)
14 May 1933 Kentucky Death Certificate: Pearl COMBS cert# 10642;  white male married resides: Juan, Breathitt Co., Ky age: 76 yrs occupation: farmer Spouse: Margaret COMBS born: unknown in Breathitt Co., Ky died: 14 May 1933 Breathitt Co., Ky of Brights Disease buried: 15 May 1933. no undertaker. son of Mason COMBS born Ky & Vienna ANGEL born Ky informant: Rede COMBS of Juan, Ky filed 1 June 1933 Mrs. A. W. BROWN registar (Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

DH Note: also have second Cert# 18011 for apparently the same person but different dates! Age 73 yrs 2mos, born 11 March 1860, Breathitt Co., Ky, died 11 May 1933, Breathitt Co., Ky of kidney trouble. Same parents: Mason COMBS born Owsley Co. Ky & Vianna ANGLE born Owsley Co. Pearl appears to be Granville Pearl Combs, listed listed with his parents Moses [sic] & Viney Combs on various Breathitt Co., Ky census enumerations. The 1870 census indicates Moses age 30 andViney age 27 have six children with Pearl age 10 being the oldest. 1880 Breathitt, Vianna age 40, is listed as a widow with oldest child being Granville age 20.
17 May 1933 Kentucky Death Certificate: Lucy COMBS McINTOSH cert# 10645; white,  female, married; age: 71 yrs 2 mos 2 ds; occupation: housewife; Spouse: A. B. McINTOSH; born: 15 March 1862 Lee County (Ky); died: 17 May 1933 Jackson, Breathitt Co., Ky; buried Jackson, Ky 18 May 1933 by W. E. BLAKE of Jackson, Ky; daughter of Syra COMBS born Ky & Polly CAUDILL born Ky;  informant:  Mrs. Effie GILBERT of Jackson, Ky; filed 1 June 1933 Mrs A. W. BROWN registar. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
27 July 1933 Kentucky Death Certificate. Lillie May COMBS, white female, single, age 5 mos 1 day, born 26 Feb 1933 Ky, died 27 July 1933 Breathitt County, daughter of Hiram COMBS born Ky & Lalie FUGATE born Ky, buried Ned, Ky by Sewell COMBS of Ned, Ky; Informant: Hiram COMBS of Ned, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
17 Mar 1934 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 022 Cert 10917 Deathvol 34 Place of death: County: Breathitt, Vot pct: Leatherwood, Ky., Full Name: Samuel Combs, Sex: M, Color or race: M, Marital status: Single, Date of birth: June 18, 1913 (sic), Occupation: None, Birthplace: Ky., Fathers name: Sewel Combs (sic), Birthplace: Ky., Mothers maiden name: Mary Noble (sic), Birthplace Ky., Informant: Cicero Neace (sic scribbled), Address: Ned KY., (Date filed unreadable), Date of death: March 17, 1934, Cause of death: Dropsy, Place of burial: Ned. Ky., (rest faded out to bad to read) (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
5 Oct 1934 Kentucky Death Certificate cert# 24196 for Roger COMBS white male widow age: 79 yrs o mo 4 ds occupation: farmer Spouse: Nannie MURL COMBS born: 1 Oct 1855 Ky died: 5 Oct 1934 Breathitt Co., Ky buried: Sam Spicer? Cem. 6 Oct 1934 by Talt COMBS of Canoe, Ky s/o Talt COMBS & Mimie SPICER b Breathitt Co. informant: Talt COMBS of Canoe filed 6 Oct 1934 Ned? SPICER registar (Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
9 Jan 1935 Kentucky Death Certificate Volume 018 Cert 08670 Deathvol 35 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Place of death: County: Breathitt, Vot pct: War Creek nr 15, Full name: Allia Combs, Sex: F, Color or race: W, Spouses name: Craig Combs, Date of birth: Jan 1876, Age: 57, Occupation: Housewife, Birthplace: Oakdale, Ky., Name of father: Don't know, Maiden name of mother: Don't know, Birthplace: Oakdale, Informant: This is an correct report and can give (sic), Undertaker: Home folks, Filed: in Jan, 1935 (rest is unintelligable), Date of death: Jan 9th, 1935, Cause of death: (Note: all the info on this Cert is hand writen and hard to read, gives no more pertinent data as to dates or cause of death). (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
3 Jul 1935 Kentucky Death Certificate. Cert.# 16177 Sam COMBS, widowed, white, male, age 75 yrs, 2ds; occupation farmer;  born 1 Jul 1860 Breathitt County; died 3 Jul 1935 Juan, Breathitt County of mitral valvular heart lesion; father: Sebern COMBS b Perry County Ky; Mother: Margrett GROSS b Perry County Ky;  buried: Combs Cem 4 Jul 1925; informant: Bedford COMBS of Juan, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
12 Sep 1935 Kentucky Death Certificate: Margrett COMBS, white, female, Occupation: house work; widow;  wid. of Pearl COMBS; age 66 yrs 1 mo 7 ds; born 5 Aug 1869 Breathitt Co., Ky; died 12 Sept 1935 Juan, Breathitt Co., Ky of high bloodpressure; daughter of James CHATT. [sic] born Texas and Cinda COMBS b Breathitt Co., Ky; Informant: George COMBS of Juan, Ky; buried Combs Cem. 13 Sep 1935; filed 10 Nov 1935 Stella JETT, registrar.  (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
27 Dec 1935 Kentucky Death Certificate. Cordely HOWARD of Lynch, Ky, white female, married, age 40 yrs, Spouse: T.W. HOWARD, born 9 March 1895 Clayhole, Ky, died 27 Dec 1935 Breathitt Co. of labor, deformed fetus, son of E. W. COMBS b Clayhole, and Armine BARNETTE b Clayhole, buried Spring Fork on 29 Dec 1935. Informant: T. W.HOWARD. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
18 May 1936 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 058 Cert 28993 Deathvol 36 Place of death: County: Breathitt, Vot pct: No 7 Canoe, Full name: Leonard Combs, Residence no: Canoe Ky., Sex: Male, Color or race: White, Marital status: Married, Spouses name: Mintie Combs, Deceased date of birth: Sept 4, 1913, Age: 22 yrs 8 mos 14 ds, Occupation: Farmer, Birthplace: Canoe Ky., Fathers name: Lee Combs, Birthplace: Ky, Mothers maiden name: Lillie Howard, Birthplace: Ky., Informant: Mintie Combs, Address: Canoe Ky., Filed: Dec 3, 1936, Registrar: Ned Spicer, Date of death: May 18, 1936, Cause of death: Tuberculosis, Place of burial: Combs cem., Date of burial: may 19, 1936, Undertaker: Mintie Combs, Address: Canoe Ky. (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
18 Jun 1936 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 043 Cert 21266 Deathvol 38 Place of death: County: Breathitt, Vot pct: Clayhole, Ky., Full name: John Hardin, Residence: Clayhole, Ky., Sex: Male, Color or race: White, Marital status: Single, Date of birth: June 15, 1930, Age: 8 yrs 0 mos 13 ds, Occupation: Farm hand, Birthplace: Kentucky, Fathers name: Henry Hardin, Birthplace: Kentucky, Mothers maiden name: Serena Combs, Birthplace: Kentucky, Informant: John H. Combs, Jr., Address: Clayhole, Ky., Burial: Clayhole Ky., Date: 6/19/1938, Undertaker: Chester Roberts, Address: Clayhole Ky., Filed: 6/15/1938, John H. Combs, Registrar, Date of death: June 18, 1938, Cause of death: Gunshot wound, No physician, Contributory: Accident: (No other info on cert). (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)

JIMMIE'S COMMENTS: This is John A. Hardin s/o Henry A. Hardin and Serena B. Combs do George Marion Combs and Paulina Russell. John A Hardin is burried in T point cemetery, Clayhole Ky.
22 Jun 1936 Kentucky Death Certificate Volume 037 Cert 18085 Deathvol 36 of George COMBS of Clayhole, Ky, white male, farmer, married, age 34 yrs 6 ds, Spouse: Ada COMBS; born 16 June 1902 Breathitt Co., Ky died 22 June 1936 Jackson, Ky of gunshot wound liver & spleen; shot 21 June 1936 in publicplace; homicide; daughter of Jordan COMBS born Breathitt Co. & Haney MILLER born Breathitt Co. Ky, buried Clayhole by W.E. BLAKE; informant: French COMBS of Clayhole, Ky.
26 July 1936 Kentucky Death Cerificate of Nathan COMBS of Clayhole, Ky, white male, farmer, married, age 23 yrs, born Breathitt Co., Ky, died 26 July 1936 of gunshot wound right thigh; secondary hemorrhage. Shot 26 June 1936 public place; son of Jordan COMBS born Breathitt Co., & Haney MILLER born Breathitt Co., buried Clayhole by W.E. BLAKE, informant: French COMBS of Clayhole, Ky.
28 Aug 1936 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 058 Cert 28991 Deathvol 36 Place of death: County: Breathitt, Vot pct: No 18, Full name: Susan Combs, Res: Breathitt Co Ky., Length of residence in city or town where death occurred: 28 yrs 4 mos 14 days. Sex: F, Color or race: White, Marital status: Married. If married name of spouse: Alfred Combs. Deceased date of birth: 4-1-1908 (sic). Age: 28 yrs 4 mos 14 days, Industry: Housewife, Brithplace: Breathitt Co Ky., Fathers name: James Short, Birthplace: Breathitt Co. Ky., Mothers maiden name: Manda Hall, Birthplace: Breathitt Co Ky., Informant: Malvery Combs, Address: Talbert Ky., Burial: Hall Ky., Date: 8-10-1936, Undertaker: S. W. Baker, Address: Talbert, Ky., Filed: 8-18-1936, Registrar: Greenville Deaton, Date of death: 8-19-1936, (JCCComment: This date is wrong, should be 8-9-1936). I hereby certify that I attended deceased from 8-8-1936 to 8-9-1936, I last saw her alive on 8-9-1936. Death is said to have occurred on the date stated above at 10 A.M., Cause of death: No Physician. Poisoned teeth, enlarged glands & Goitre, Contributory: Teeth Pulled. (JCCComment: No other data follows) (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
bef 15 Nov 1936 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 058 Cert 28988 Deathvol 36 Place of death: County: Breathitt: Full name: Bertha Combs, Residence: Breathitt Co., Ky., Sex: Fm, Color or race: White, Marital status: Single, Date of birth: (Unreadable, looks like 1902), Age: 34, Occupation: Housekeeper, Birthplace: Talbert Ky., Name of father: John L. Combs, Birthplace: Talbert Ky., Maiden name of mother: Arminda Herald, Birthplace: Talbert Ky., Informant: (Unreadable), Burial: Burial #22, Date: 11-15-1936, Underataker: Acting Lige S. Herald (sic), Address: Talbert Ky., Filed: 11-16-1936, (Doctors certification unreadable), Cause of death: T.B. (sic), No physician (Nothing else on cert) (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
21 Dec 1936 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 058 Cert 28984 Deathvol 36 Place of death: County: Breathitt, Vot pct: Kragon, Full name: Demia Gross, Residence no: Kragon Ky., Sex: Female, Color or race: White, Marital status: Widowed, Name of spouse: Ned Gross, Date of birth: Unknown, Age: 66, Occupation: Housewife, Birthplace: Breathitt Co., Fathers name: Seburn Combs, Birthplace: Ky., Maiden name of mother: Peggy Combs, Birthplace: Ky., Informant: Mrs Granville Gross, Address: Kragon Ky., Burial: Kragon Ky., Date: Nov 22, 1936, Undertaker: Ray & Blake, Address: Jackson, Ky., Filed: Dec 9/36, Registrar: Mrs A. W. Brown, Date of death: Nov 21, 1936, I hereby certify that I attended deceased from Oct 12, 1936 to Nov 20, 1936, that I last saw her alive on home (unreadable scribbled), death is said to have occurred on the date stated above at 3:30 P.M., Cause of death: Valvlar heart liason mitral insufficiency. Signed: O. H. Swango M. D., Address: Jackson. (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
12 Mar 1937 Kentucky Death Certificate. Abel COMBS, white male, age 9 hours, died 12 Mar 1937 Breathitt County, Ky, son of Alex COMBS born Breathitt County and Polly TURNER born Breathitt County, buried B H G Y, undertaker: Charley BURTON of Talbert, Ky, informant: Alex COMBS of Talbert, Ky. (Transcribed by COMBS Researcher Debi Houser)
8 Jul 1937 Kentucky Death Certificate: Armina COMBS cert.# 17629 white female widow Age: 93 yrs born: Perry Co.,Ky died: 8 July 1937 of old age buried: Combs Cem. 9 July 1937 no undertaker daughter of unk. & unk. informant: Keene BAKER of Filmore, Ky filed 10 July1937 Mrs. A. W. BROWN registar. Resident: Breathitt Co, KY (Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
5 Nov 1937 Kentucky Death Certificateof Logan COMBS cert# 27463 white male married age: 71 yrs 2 ms 7 ds occupation: farmer Spouse: Jane HOUNSHELL born: 29 Aug 1866 Breathitt Co., Ky died: 5 Nov 1937 Breathitt Co., Ky of chronicmyocardititis with ___ buried: Combs Cem 6 Nov 1937 by Fred COMBS of Guirrant, Ky son of Luther COMBS born Breathitt Co. & Jamima THOMAS born Quicksand informant: Fred COMBS filed 12 Nov 1937 Stella ________ (Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
11 Sep 1938 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 043 Cert 21263 Deathvol 38 Place of death: County: Breathitt, Vot pct: No 18, Full name: Thelma Jean Combs, Residence: Breathitt Co. Ky., Length of residence in city or town where death occurred: 15 ds, Sex: F, Color or race: W, Date of birth: 8-27-38, Age: 15 days, Birthplace: Breathitt Co. Ky., Fathers name: Woodrow Combs, Birthplace: Breathitt Co. Ky., Mothers maiden name: Rachel Sebastion, Birthplace: Breathitt Co. Ky., Informant: John L. Combs, Address: Talbert Ky., Burial: B. H. G. Y., Date: 9-12-38, Undertaker: John L. Combs, Address: Talbert Ky., Filed: 9-14-1938, Greenville Deaton (sic), Rigistrar, Date of death: 9/11/1938, I hereby certify that I attended deceased from 9/9/1938 to 9/11/1938 I last saw her alive on 9/11/1938 death is said to have occurred on the date stated above at 10p.m., Cause of death: Thrush, No Physician, (nothing else on DC) (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
3 Jan 1939 Kentucky Death Certificate: Florence Marie COMBS of Ned, Ky, white, female, single; Age: 5 yrs 10 mos; Born: 24 Dec 1934 Ky; Died: 3 Jan 1939 of fever; buried Ned, Ky 4 Jan 1939 by Jake NEACE of Ned, Ky; daughter of Sewell COMBS born Ky & Maggie GRIGSBY born Ky; informant: Maggie COMBS of Ned, Ky.  (Extracted by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
5 Feb 1940 Kentucky Death Certificate:  Cert.# 3208: Jerry COMBS, white, married, male; occupation: Deputy sheriff; age: 49 yrs 13 ds; Spouse: Barthenia COMBS; born: 23 Jan 1891 Breathitt Co. Ky; died: 5 Feb 1940 Jackson, Breathitt Co. Ky of gunshot wound to head; homicide; buried: Chenama? Cem Apr 1940; son of Logan COMBS born Breathitt Co. & Jane HOUNSHELL born Breathitt Co. Ky; informant: Fred COMBS of Guerrant, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

Note: Jerry COMBS is listed as Jenny COMBS on the 1900 Breathitt Co., Ky transcription online. His wife was Barthenia COOMER.
5 Feb 1940 Kentucky Death Certificate: Cert.# 3211: Lizzie TURNER, white, married, female; occupation: housewife; age: 72 yrs; Spouse: Patrick TURNER, Senior; born: 1868 Breathitt Co. Ky; died: 5 Feb 1940 Talbert, Breathitt Co. Ky of high blood pressure; buried: B.H.G.Y. 5 Feb 1940 by Charley BURTON of Talbert, Ky; daughter of William B. COMBS born Breathitt Co. & Sally HEARLD born Breathitt Co. Ky; informant: Mose TURNER of Talbert, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
25 Feb 1940 Kentucky Death Certificate: Cert.# 3204: Lewis COMBS, white, married, male, occupation: License inspector - Ky State highway; resides: Jackson, Breathitt Co., Ky; age: 34 yrs; Spouse: Grace COMBS; born: Breathitt Co. Ky; died: 25 Feb 1940 Jackson, Breathitt Co. Ky gunshot wounds of stomach, ___, & ____; shock-severe; gunfight 25 Feb1940 buried: Leatherwood, Ky 26 Feb 1940 by Ray & Blake; son of S. L. COMBS born Breathitt Co. & Armina CAMPBELL born Breathitt Co.; informant: S. L. COMBS of Leatherwood, Ky.
24 Mar 1940 Kentucky Death Certificate Volume 019 Cert 09008 Deathvol 40 Place of Death: Breathitt, Vot pct: Clayhole, KY. Full name: French Combs, Jr., Sex: Male, Color or race: White, Marital status: Infant, Birth date: March, 24, 1940, Age: 00, Birthplace: Kentucky, Fathers name: French Combs, Birthplace: Kentucky, Mothers maiden name: Rosie Gross, Birthplace: Kentucky, Informant: Haney Combs, Address: Clayhole, Ky., Burial: Clayhole, Ky., Date: 3-25-1940, Undertaker: Friends, Address: Clayhole, Ky., Filed: 4-1-1940, John H. Combs (signature), Registrar, Date of death: March 24, 1940, (Cause of death can not be read, faded too much). (Death Certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
28 Apr 1940 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 018 Cert 08994 Deathvol 40 Place of death, County: Breathitt, City: Jackson, Full name: William Combs, If veteran name war: World, Sex: Male, Color or race; White, Marital status: Married, Name of wife: Mary Combs, Age of wife: 41, Birth date of deceased: April 17, 1899, Age: 41 yrs 0 months 11 days, Birthplace: Breathitt Co. Ky., Occupation: Jailer, Name of father: Sam Combs, Birthplace: Kentucky, Maiden name of mother: Kansas Higgins, Birthplace: Kentucky, Informant: Mrs. Wm Combs, Address: Jackson, Ky., Burial, cremation, or removal: Name: Jackson Ky., Date 4-30, 1940, Signature of funeral director: Ray & Blake, Address: Jackson, Ky., Date rcvd by registrar: Apr 29,1940, Mrs A.M. Brown, Registrar, Usual residence of deceased, State: Kentucky, County: Breathitt, City: Jackson, Date of death: April 28, 1940, Death occurred at 2:20P.M., Cause of death: Gun shot wounds in chest & back, Accident, suicide, or homocide (specify) Homocide, Date of occurrence: 4-28-40, Place: Home of Uncle, Signature; James T. Goff coroner bco, Address: jackson, Date; 4/24-40. (Death Certificate provided by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
21 Aug 1940 Kentucky Death Certificate. Alexander COMBS, white male, widowed, age 85 yrs 8 mos 3 ds, born 18 Dec 1855 Breathitt Co., Ky, died 21 Aug 1940 Breathitt Co., Ky, died of old age, son of Edwin COMBS born Breathitt County and Sylvania HEARLD born Breathitt County, buried B H G Y, undertaker: Lewis Deaton of Crockettsville, Ky, informant: Wm. BAKER of Talbert, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
6 Nov 1940 Kentucky Death Certificate. William GROSS, white male, married, age 56 yrs, Spouse: Lula WISE age 54; died 6 Nov 1940 Breathitt County of an enlarged heart, son of Albert GROSS born Breathitt County and Sarah COMBS born Breathitt County; buried War Creek on 7 Nov 1940. There were two Death Certificates on file for William Gross with the almost the same info on them. (Differences are indicated in red.

6 Nov 1940 Death Certificate. William GROSS, white male, married, age 55 yrs, Spouse: Lula GROSS; died 6 Nov 1940 Breathitt County of cerebral hemorrhage, buried Gross Cem. by family and friends; informant: James A. GROSS of Oakdale, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
19 Nov 1940 Kentucky Death Certificate. Isabelle COMBS, white female, single, age 4 yrs 8 mos 13 ds, born 6 March 1936 Ky died 19 Nov 1940 of cancer, daughter of Ned COMBS born Ky & Rachel MILLER born Ky, buried Ned, Ky 20 Nov 1940. Informant: Rachel COMBS of Ned, Ky. Filed 2 Dec 1940 by John H. COMBS, registar.
28 Feb 1941 Kentucky Death Certificate. Mrs.Betha KING TURNER, white female, age 31 yrs 7 mos, Spouse: Beckham TURNER; born 24 Aug 1910, died 28 Feb 1941 Breathitt Co., Ky of diabetic coma, daughter of William KING and Lula COMBS KING, buried Chenowee?, Ky by family and friends. Informant: myra STEVENS of Oakdale, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
8 Mar 1941 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 019 Cert 09159 Deathvol 41 Place of death: County: Breathitt, City: Clayhole, Usual residence of deceased: State: Kentucky, County: Breathitt, City: Clayhole, St: #22, Full name: Patsy Combs, Sex: Female, Color or race: White, Marital status: Married, Name of husband: Shade Combs Jr., Age of husband: 23, Birth date of deceased: August 7, 1915, Age: 25 yrs 5 mos 1 ds, Birthplace: Clayhole, Kentucky, Occupation: Housewife, Name of father: Zack Nix, Birthplace: Portsmouth, Kentucky, Maiden name of mother: Lettie Nix, Birthplace: Portsmouth, Kentucky, Informant: Sewell S. Landrum, Address: Clayhole, Kentucky, Burial: Clayhole, Ky., Date: Mar 9, 1941, Funeral director: Friends & family, Address: Clayhole, Ky., Date rcvd by local registrar: April 28, 1941, Beatrice Eversole, Registrar, Date of death: March 8, 1941, I hereby certify that I attended deceased from Mch 7, 1941 to Mch 8, 1941 and that death occurred on the date stated above at 11:30A.M., Cause of death: Nefritis, Duration: Unknown, Other conditions: Recent pregnancy, Signed: R.W. Simonton, M.D., Address: Jackson, Ky., Date: 4/22/41.20 (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
11 Mar 1941 Kentucky Death Certificate. Shade COMBS, white, male, married, age 74 yrs 11 mos 5ds, wife Sallie COMBS age 70, born 6 Apr 1866 Breathitt County, died 11 Mar 1941 of carcenoma on the head of the pancreas & gall bladder, son of Jerry COMBS born Ky & Sallie NOBLE born Ky, buried Hudson Cemetery, informant Peter COMBS , funeral director Ray & Blake. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
23 Mar 1941 Kentucky Death Certificate. Edward W. COMBS, white, male, married, age 79 yrs 3 mos 24 ds, farmer, wife Armina age 71, born 25 Nov 1861 Clayhole, Breathitt Co., Ky, died 23March 1941 Jackson, Breathitt Co., Ky of labor pneumonia, son of Henry COMBS born Clayhole & _____ GRIGSBY born Lotts Creek, buried Howard Cemetery by friends and family, informant: Henry COMBS. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

7 July 1941 Kentucky Death Certificate. Callie Mae HUDSON, white, female, born 9 Feb 1941 Breathitt Co., Ky; died7 Jul 1941 Breathitt County; daughter of Talbert HUDSON born Noble, Ky & Gracy COMBS born Clayhole, Ky; buried Combs Cem.; undertaker Chester RAKINS of Clayhole, Ky; informant Chester RAKINS. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
7 Aug 1941 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 042 Cert 20832 Deathvol 41 Place of death: County: Perry, City: Hazard, Name of hospital: Hazard Hospital Co., Full name: Mrs Enos Combs (Carrie) (sic), Sex: F, Color or race: W, Marital status: Married, Name of spouse: Enos Combs, Age of spouse: 30, Birth date of deceased: June 21, 1911, Age: 30 yrs, (rest unreadable), Birthplace: Breathitt Co. Ky., Occupation: Housewife, Fathers name: Taylor Watts, Birthplace: Breathitt Co., Mothers maiden name: Cora Noble, Birthplace: Breathitt Co., Informant: Enos Combs, Address: Vicco, Ky., Burial: Vicco, Ky., Date: 8/9/1941, Funeral director: Engle und, Address: Hazard Ky., Date: 8/19/41, Katheryn S. Johnson, Registrar, Usual residence of deceased: State: Ky., County: Breathitt, City: Bald Rock Ky., (sic), Date of death: Aug 7, 1941, I hereby certify that I attended deceased from 8/7/1941 to 8/7/1941 that I last saw her alive on 8/7/1941 and that death occurred on the date stated above, Cause of death: Hypertensive Heart disease, Contributory, Chronic Nephritis, Duration: 8 yrs, Signed: J. E. Hagan, M.D., Address: Hazard Ky., Date: 8/19/1941. (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
23 Aug 1941 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 048 Cert 23541 Deathvol 41 Place of death: County: Breathitt, City: Clayhole, Ky., Usual residenc of deceased: State: Kentucky, County: Breathitt, City: Rural St nr: #22, Full name: Serena Bell Combs, Sex: F., Color or race: W., Birth date of deceased: Feb 10, 1941, Age: 6 mos 13 ds, Birthplace: Clayhole, Ky., Name of father: Shade Combs, Birthplace: Clayhole, Ky., Maiden name of mother: Patsy Nix, Birthplace: Hardshell, Ky., Informant: Isabell Combs, Address: Clayhole Ky., Burial: McIntosh Cem, Date: Aug 24, 1941, Funeral director: Chester Roberts, Address: Clayhole, Ky., Date rcvd by local registrar: Oct 28, 1941, Beatrice Eversole, Registrar, Date of death: Aug 23, 1941, Time of death: 5 P.M., Cause of death: Dysentary, Duration: 2 weeks, Signed: R.W. Simonton, M.D.20 (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)

JIMMIE'S COMMENTS: Informant Isabell Combs was Shades mother Isabell Neace.
8 Oct 1941 KY Kentucky Death Certificate of Jackson Combs. Cert. #27185. white male married. Spouse: Malinda Combs. age 44. born: 15 March 1888 Breathitt Co., Ky. died: 8 Oct 1941 Dryhill, Leslie Co., Ky of carconia of right leg & thigh. buried: Willur? Branch, Leslie Co., Ky. undertaker: Family. son fo Jerry Combs born Breathitt Co. & Martha BARNETT born Breathitt (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

Note: See 1900 Breathitt Co, KY Census. Notes: Jeremiah and Martha J. BARNETT Combs are on the 1900 Breathitt Co., KY Census w/son Jackson listed as born 1/1887.
6 Jan 1942 Commonwealth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 001 Cert 00277 Deathvol 42 Place of death: County: Breathitt, City: Canoe, Ky., Rural, Full name: Alma Rhea Pennington, Sex: F. Color or race: (smudged out can't tell what it is), Marital status: Single, Birth date of deceased: Oct 22, 1934, Age: 7 yrs 2 mos 15 ds, Birthplace: Canoe Ky., Occupation: School girl, Fathers name: Levi Pennington, Birthplace: Canoe Ky., Mothers maiden name: Lucy Combs, Birthplace: Athol, Informant: Mrs Esther Davidson, Address: Jacksoy (sic), Burial: Canoe Ky., Date: Jan 7, 1942, Filed: Jan 7, 1942, Beatrice Eversole, Registrar, Usual residence of deceased: State: Ky., Co. Breathitt, City: Rural, St no: #7, Date of death: Jan 6, 1942, Cause of death: Lobar pneumonia-according to informantion from the informant-Dr was called - but patient died before Dr. arrived. (no other info on DC). (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
9 Jan 1942 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Cert 00269 Place of death: County: Breathitt, City: Jackson, Full name: Adeline Combs Redwine, Sex: Female, Color or race: White, Marital status: Widowed, Name of spouse: John S. Redwine, Birth date of deceased: Aug 8, 1873, Age: 68 yrs 5 mos, Birthplace: Ky., Occupation: At home, Fathers name: Wiley Combs, Birthplace: Kentucky, Mothers maiden name: Jane Combs, Birthplace: Kentucky, Informant: Mrs H. June Jett, Address: Jackson Ky., Burial: Lexington Ky., Date: Jan 10, 1942, Funeral director: Ray & Blake, Address: Jackson, Ky., Filed: Jan 9, 1942, Beatrice Eversole, Registrar, Usual residence of deceased: State, Ky., County: Breathitt, City: Jackson, Date of death: Jan 8, 1942, I hereby certify that I attended deceased from Jan 1940 to Jan 8, 1942 that I last saw her alive on Jan 8, 1942 that death occurred on the date stated above at 3a.m., Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrhage, Signed: M.E.Hoge, M.D., Address: Jackson Ky., Date: Jan 9, 1942. (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
2 Mar 1942 Dentucky Death Certificate Amanda SPENCER, white, female, at home, widow; age 69 yrs 4 mos; born 22 Sep 1872 Breathitt Co., Ky; died 2 Mar 1942 Jackson, Breathitt Co., Ky; d/o James CHADWICK b Alabama and Cynthia COMBS b Breathitt Co., Ky; informant: Price SPENCER, Jackson, Ky; buried Combs Cem 3/4/1942 by Ray & Blake of Jackson, Ky; Filed 3/4/1942 Beatrice (Transcribed by Debi Houser)
15 Mar 1942 Andrew Combs Kentucky Death Cert. # 07143; white male married; Spouse: Elvira Combs ; born 9 Mar 1860 Lee Co., Ky**; died 15 Mar 1942 Greeley (rural), Lee Co., Ky of Pneumonia; buried Combs Graveyard near Greeley, Ky 16 Mar1942; undertaker Congleton Bros. Beattyville, Ky; son of Sampson Combs born Breathitt & Betty BARRETT born Lee Co., Ky; informant Ernest RAINESof Greeley, Ky (Combs Researcher Debi Houser who adds: **Note: Lee Co.,wasn't formed until 1870)

Notes: See 10/15/1856 Breathitt Co KY Vital Statistics, birth of Lurany Combs, daughter of Sampson & Elizabeth BARRETT Combs.
23 May 1942 Kentucky Death Certificate of W. B. [William] COMBS cert# 10515; white male widowed; resides: rural, Breathitt Co., Ky; age: 83 yrs 5 mos 19? ds; occupation: farmer; born: 4 Nov 1858 Breathitt Co., Ky; died: 23 May 1942 Breathitt Co., Ky of arteriosclerosis?; buried: Noctor, Ky 24 May 1942 by friends & family; son of Nick COMBS born ? & ? born ?; informant: Hager COMBS of Noctor, Ky; filed 23 May 1942.

Note: William's birth is recorded in the Breathitt Co., KY Vital Statistics-Births with his parents listed as Nicholas COMBS and Mandagreen ANGEL.
14 Jun 1942 Kentucky Death Certificate of Charlie COMBS cert# 12890 white male married Spouse: Victoria age 70 age: 72 yrs 5 mos13 ds born: 16 Dec 1869 Lee Co., Ky* died: 14 June 1942 Breathitt Co., Ky of coronary occlusion buried: Athol, Ky 15 Jun 1942 by friends and family son of Benjamin Talton COMBS born ? and Mary WILLIAMS born ? filed 22 Jun 1942 by Beatrice EVERSOLE, registrar (Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

Note: *Lee Co., KY was established in 1870 from Breathitt, Estill and Wolfe. Family found on 1870 Estill Co., Ky Census and 1880 Owsley Co., Ky Census.

2 Aug 1942 Kentucky Death Certificate of Polly TURNER, white, female, married, age 39 yrs, born 5 Aug 1902 Breathitt County; died 2 Aug 1942 Breathitt County; daughter of William COMBS born Breathitt Co. & Elizabeth COMBS born Breathitt Co.; buried Talbert, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

7 Aug 1942 Kentucky Death Certificate. Alex COMBS, white male, married, age 58, husband of Nannie COMBS; died 7Aug 1942 Breathitt Co., Ky, died of pulmanery tuberculosis, son of Richard COMBS born Breathitt County and Orleana DEATON born Breathitt County, buired Crockettsville, Ky, undertaker: friends and family, informant: Angeline SPICER? of Talbert, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Reseacher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
5 Oct 1942 Kentucky Death Certificate. Beatrice ANDERSON COMBS, white female, married, wife of Luther COMBS, born 17 Oct 1911 Juan, Breathitt Co., Ky, died 5 Oct 1942 at home in rural Juan, Breathitt Co., Ky, died from labor pneumonia, daughter of Grover C. ANDERSON born Canal, Ky and Eliza HOUNSHELL born Juan, Ky, buried Juan, Ky, informant: Martha ANDERSON of Juan, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
17 Dec 1942 Kentucky Death Certificate. Lee COMBS, white male, infant, born 29 Nov 1942, died 17 Dec 1942 BreathittCo., Ky , choked to death, son of Jerry COMBS born Breathitt Co., & Gertrude OVERBEE born Breathitt Co., Ky, buried War Creek, Ky 18 Dec 1942 by friends and family. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
4 Jan 1943 Kentucky Death Certificate Volume 020 Cert 09794 Deathvol 43 Place of Death: Perry, City or town, Rural, Name of hospital or institution: Allais, Full Name: French Combs, Sex: Male, Color: White, Marital status: Single, Birth date of deceased: 1922, Age: 21, Birthplace: Perry Co., Occupation: Coal Miner and Timber Woods, Fathers name: Richard Combs, Birthplace: Perry Co., Maiden name of mother: Ellen Combs, Birthplace: Perry Co., Informant: Richard Combs, Address: Allais, Burial: Allais, Date: 1-5-1943, Signature of funeral director: Engle Und., Address: Hazard, Ky., Date of death: 1-4-1943, Cause of death: Was said to have Pneumonia, No Doctor was present. (Death Certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
1 Feb 1943 Kentucky Death Certificate. Greenberry COMBS, white male, married, farmer, age 60, Spouse: Lyda COMBS, born 15 Oct 1882 Breathitt Co., Ky, died 1 Feb 1943 Breathitt Co., son of Jerry COMBS born Ky & Sally NOBLE born Ky, buried Snowden Cem. 3 Feb 1943 by Ray & Blake of Jackson, Ky. Informant: Mrs. Peter COMBS of Jackson, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
21 Aug 1943 Kentucky Death Certificate Volume 035 Cert 17109 Deathvol 43 for MIMA GRIFFITH: Residence BREATHITT; Female, White, Married; Age: 62 years; Occupation: Housework; Place of Death: Rural Breathitt Co. Ky.; Birth Date: March 12 (year blank); Place of Birth: Breathitt Co. Ky.; Spouse: John GRIFFITH, age 62; Father: Richard COMBS, b. Ky; Mother: Arlena DEATON, b. Ky.; Informant: Mrs. Lewis DEATON, Jackson, Ky.; Death Date: 21 Aug 1943; Cause of Death: Acute Angina? Signed: W.H. Gibson MD, Booneville, Ky.; Burial Place: Griffith Cem.; Undertaker: Ray & Blake, Jackson, Ky.; (Transcribed from microfilm from the Kentucky Historical Society by Lynda Combs Gipson,, 1 Dec 2004)

Lynda Combs Gipson's Note: This is actually Jemima COMBS, daughter of Richard Craig Combs, Sr. and Orlena Deaton. Jemima was married to John Griffith.
22 Aug 1943 Kentucky Death CertificateEaster COMBS of Ned, Breathitt Co., Ky- rural,white, female, married; Age: 71 yrs 11 mos 2 ds; Spouse: James COMBS; Born: 20 Sept 1871 Ned, Ky; Died: 22 Aug 1943 Ned, Breathitt Co., Ky- rural of heart disease- stated by informant- no physican; buried Ned, Ky 22 Aug1943 by James COMBS of Ned, Ky; daughter of Jesse P. TURNER born Canoe, KY & Rosana COUCH born Canoe; informant: James COMBS of Ned, Ky.  (Extracted by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
26 Sep 1943 Kentucky Death Certificate Place of Death: Fayette, City: Lexington, Name of hospital: Good Sam, Hospital, Usual residence of deceased: State: Ky, County: Breathitt, City: Clayhole, Full name: Eva Joy Combs, Sex: Female, Color: White, Marital status: Married, Name of spouse: Nathan Combs, Birth date of deceased: June 20-1887, Age: 56 yrs 3 months 6 days, Birthplace: Clayhole, Ky., Occupation: At home: Name of father: Stephen W. Landrum, Birthplace: Ky., Maiden name of mother: Louise Haddix, Birthplace: Breathitt Co. Ky., Informant: Nathan Combs, Address: Clayhole, Ky., Burial: Clayhole, Ky., Date: Sept., 27, 1943, Signature of funeral director: Kerr Bros..., Address: Lexington, Ky., Date rcvd by registrar: 10-14-1943, Medical certification: Date of death: Sept. 26--43, Death occurred at 1:15 A.M., Cause of death: Intestine obstruction. Duration: 5 days, Due to: Gall Bladder operation, Other: general reasons, Signature: Francis M. Massie (sic scribbled), M.D., address: Lexington Ky. date: 9/29/43 (Death Certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
22 March 1944 Kentucky Death Certificate. Polly HERALD, white female, widow, housewife, Spouse: Alex HERALD, born 11 May 1880 Breathitt Co., Ky, died 22 March 1944 Breathitt Co. Ky of kidney & heart trouble, daughter of William COMBS born Breathitt Co. & Sallie HERALD born Breathitt Co., buried Talbert, Ky 22 March 1944. Informant: Sigel S. HERALD of Talbert, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

Notes: Was Polly possibly the daughter of William "Breck" and Sally COMBS of the 1880 Breathitt Co, KY Census, with daughter, Polly, listed as age 1?
1 Oct 1944 Kentucky Death Certificate. Clinton COMBS, white, male, married, husband of Malinda STIDHAM, born 9 Oct 1877 Crockettsville,Ky, died 1 Oct 1944 Bowlingtown, Ky, son of Richard COMBS born Breathitt County and Orlena DEATON Combs born Breathitt County (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

22 Jan 1945 Kentucky Death Certificate. America COMBS, white female, widowed, age 88 yrs 5 ds, wife of  Tee COMBS, dec'd, born 17 Jan 1857 Breathitt County, died 22 Jan 1945 Breathitt County, Ky, probably died of cerebral hemorrage, daughter of Worton NOBLE born Breathitt County and Jennie WATTS born Breathitt County, buired Clayhole, Ky, informant: George FUGATE of Clayhole, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Reseacher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
24 July 1945 Kentucky Death Certificate: Dicie COMBS, white, female, married, housewife; Age: 69 yrs; Spouse: Arch COMBS age 74; Born: 30 June [sic] Breathitt Co.; Died: 24 July 1945 rural Juan, Breathitt Co. Ky; buried Juan, Ky 25 July 1945; d/o James GRIFFETH b Ky & Lizzie McINTOSH b Ky; informant: Kelly COMBS of Juan, Ky. (Transcribed by Debi Houser)
2 Aug 1945 Kentucky Death Certificate. Martha BREWER of Simpson, Breathitt Co., Ky, white female, married, age 57yrs, Spouse: Green BREWER age 59, born Sept 1887 Wolfe Co., Ky, died 2 Aug 1945 Simpson, Breathitt Co., Ky of chronic myocarditis, daughter of Wilgus BREWER born Wolfe Co. & Lucinda COMBS born Wolfe Co., buried Simpson, Ky 3 Aug 1945. Informant: Green BREWER of Simpson, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Reseacher Debi Houser)
21 Sep 1945 Kentucky Death Certificate. Mary ARMSTRONG of Rousseau, Ky, white female, married, age 56 yrs 11 mos 5 ds, Spouse: Noah ARMSTRONG age 56, born 16 Oct 1888 Ky, died 21 Sept 1945 Breathitt Co., Ky of typhoid fever, daughter of Jerry COMBS bornPerry Co . & Martha ARNETT born Magoffin Co., buried Risner Point 23 Sep 1945. Informant: Della McINTOSH of Rousseau, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

NOTE: See Jeremiah and Martha BARNETT Combs of Breathitt.
10 Jan 1947 Kentucky Death Certificate: Arminda HERALD COMBS, white, female, married; Age: 66 yrs 4 ds; Resides: Talbert, Breathitt Co. KY; Spouse: John L. COMBS age 66 yrs 11 mos 8 ds; Born: 6 Jan 1881 Talbert, Breathitt Co.,Ky; Died: 10 Jan 1947 Talbert, Breathitt Co., Ky of pneumonia; buried: Herald Cem 12 Jan 1947 by Charlie BURTON of Talbert, Ky; daughter of James HERALD born Breathitt Co. & Jennie TURNER Herald born Breathitt Co.; informant: John L. COMBS of Talbert, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
3 Jun 1947 Kentucky Death Certificate Vol. 30 Certificate 14841 for Jerry COMBS white, married, male occupation: farmer resides: rural Breathitt Co., Ky Age: 80 yrs not known months an days Spouse: Lucy COMBS age 67 Born: April not known Perry Co., Ky Died: 3 Jun 1947 Breathitt Co., Ky of heat block buried: Barwick, Ky 4 Jun 1947 by Maggard & Blair of Hazard, Ky s/o Dave COMBS b Perry Co., Ky & Not known informant: J--- COMBS of Tribby, Ky (Transcribed by Debi Houser) Note:This may be the Jerry COMBS, age 6, listed as the s/o David and Polly DAVIDSON Combs on the 1880 Perry Co., Ky census.
9 Jun 1947 Kentucky Death Certificate cert. no. 14281 for Martin COMBS white, married, male occupation: miner resides: Ary, Perry Co., Ky Age: 30 yrs 8 mos 16 ds Born: 23 Sep 1916 Breathitt Co., Ky Died: 9 Jun 1947 Hazard, Perry Co., Ky of gunshot wound, lower abdomen; accidental buried: Combs (Perry) 11 Jun 1947 by Engles of Hazard, Ky s/o Matt COMBS b Breathitt & Delia FUGATE b Knott informant: Matt COMBS of Hazard, Ky
24 Jul 1947 Kentucky Death Certificate cert. no. 14846 for Lyda NOBLE COMBS white, widowed, female occupation: housewife resides: Jackson (rural) Breathitt Co., Ky Age: 61 yrs 3 mos 5 ds Born: 19 Apr 1886 Breathitt Co., Ky Died: 24 Jul 1947 Breathitt Co., Ky of sub-dural hemorrhage; fall downstairs accidents; duration 3 mos 5 ds buried: Snowedn Cem. 26 Jul 1947 by Ray & Blake of Jackson, Ky d/o Hiram NOBLE b Breathitt Co., Ky & Rachel NOBLE b Breathitt Co., Ky informant: Mrs. Lizzie COMBS of Jackson, Ky (Transcribed by Debi Houser)

Note: Lyda NOBLE was married to Greenberry COMBS 1882-1943 s/o Jeremiah and Sarah NOBLE Combs.
4 Aug 1947 Kentucky Death Certificate Volume 042 Cert 20857 Deathvol 47 of Lauza COMBS Place of death, Harveyton, Perry Co.; Usual residence, Harveyton, Perry Co.; Male, White, Single; Birthdate of deceased, Mar 23, 1925; Age, 22 years, 4 months, 23 days; Birthplace, Perry Co.; Occupation, Miner, Harvey Coal Co.; Veteran: World War II; Father, Arcan COMBS, born in Breathitt Co.; Mother, Nellie COLLINS, born in Breathitt Co.; Informant, Bud COMBS, Harveyton, Ky.; Burial, Lots Creek, Perry Co. Undertaker, Engles, Hazard, Ky.; Date of death, 4 Aug 1947; Cause of death, Electrocution, contact with electric wire; Location: Harvey Coal Co. (Mines) (Transcribed by Lynda Combs Gipson, Jan 27, 2002)

Lynda Combs Gipson's note: This is the son of Arcanus Hudson/Combs (s/o Cynthia Ann COMBS & James Henry Hudson) and Nellie Collins.
10 Oct 1947 Kentucky Death CertificateGeorge COMBS, white, male, married, farming; Age 80 yrs 9 mos 8 ds; Resides: Guerrant - rural, Breathitt Co., KY; Spouse: Martha VIRES age 77; Born: 1 Jan 1867 Breathitt Co. KY;  Died: 10 Oct 1947 Guerrant-rural, Breathitt Co. Ky; buried: Guerrant, Ky 11 Oct 1947 by friends and family; son of Buck COMBS born Breathitt Co. Ky & Polly SOUTHERS born Breathitt Co. Ky; informant: Margaret G. TERRY of Guerrant, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

Note: George and his wife Martha can be found on the 1910 & 1920 Breathitt Co., Ky Census.  Who was Buck Combs & his wife Polly Southers?
20 Jan 1948 Kentucky Death Certificate Cert# 2203: America COMBS, white, widowed, female, age 71yrs; Spouse: Mace COMBS; born 27 Apr 1875 Jackson Co., Ky; died 20 Jan 1948 Breathitt Co., Ky; buried: Combs Cem. 22 Jan 1948 by Ray & Blake of Jackson, Ky; daughter of Wm. HUNDLEY and Susan BAKER b Ky; informant: Prise COMBS of Jackson, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
3 March 1948 Kentucky Death Certificate: Cert.# 4484: Sarah LUNCEFORD, white, married, female; Age: 63 yrs 11 mos 27 ds Spouse: Tom LUNCEFORD; born: 6 Mar 1884 Whick, Ky; died: 3 Mar 1948 Wolverine, Breathitt Co., Ky; buried: Wolverine, Ky 4 Mar 1948 by friends and family; daughter of Bill COMBS born Whick, Ky& Nancy SIZEMORE born Whick, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
13 Apr 1948 Kentucky Death Certificate: Granville G. GROSS cert # 9210 white, married, male, age 62; occupation: merchant born: 4 Apr 1876 Breathitt Co., Ky died: 13 Apr 1948 Breathitt Co., Ky of coronary thrombosis buried: Turner Cem. 15 Apr 1948 by Ray & Blake son of Ned GROSS born Ky & Dema COMBS born Ky informant: Steve GROSS of Kragon, KY

Note: Granville's age doesn't jive with his above birthdate (1948-62 1886). The 1900 Breathitt Co., Ky Census lists him b Apr 1888 so my guess is that either the informant or the person who filled this dc out couldn't subtract. :) Dema COMBS was the daughter of Seborn/Sebron & Margaret COMBS.
20 Apr 1948 Kentucky Death Certificate: Sam G. COMBS Cert. # 9212 white, married, male resides. Jackson, Breathitt Co., Ky Age: 72 yrs 3 mos 13 ds Spouse: Amelia Ann COMBS age 62 yrs Born: 7 Jan 1876 Menifee Co., Ky Died: 20 Apr 1948 Jackson, Breathitt Co., Ky of mitral stenosis? buried: Marcum Heights 22 Apr 1948 by Ray & Blake son of Brack COMBS b Ky and Susie STRONG b Ky informant: Mrs. Amelia COMBS of Jackson, Ky

Note: Samuel Goodlow COMBS was married to Amelia Ann SNOWDEN 1885-1960; Brack COMBS was William H. Breckinridge Combs, son of Wm M. and S. Jane COMBS Combs.
2 July 1948 Kentucky Death Certificate: Cert.# 13715: Nellie COMBS, white, married, female; Age 57yrs 0 mos 21 ds; Spouse: Sam B. COMBS age 60; born: 11 June 1891 Breathitt Co., Ky; died 2 July 1948; buried: Noctor, Ky 4 July 1948 by Ray & Blake of Jackson, Ky; daughter of Wiley CLEMONS born Ky & Martha WHITELY born Ky; informant: Sam B.COMBS of Noctor, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
4 Oct 1948 Kentucky Death Certificate: Sallie Ann CAMPBELL Cert. # 19876 white, married, female Age: 54 yrs 10 mos 18 ds Spouse: Pearl CAMPBELL age 57 yrs Born: 16 Nov 1893 Perry Co., Ky Died: 4 Oct 1948 Breathitt Co., Ky of carcinomatosis of uterus buried: Little Ky 5 Oct 1948 by Ray & Blake daughter of Billie COMBS born Ky and Martha COMBS born Ky informant: Pearl COMBS [sic] of Jackson, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

DH Notes: William COMBS son of Elijah and Catherine NOBLE Combs married to Martha COMBS daughter of Granvilleand Louraine COMBS/WOOTEN Combs.
7 Oct 1948 Kentucky Death Certificate: Isabell COMBS Cert. # 19880 white, female, married Age: 53 yrs Spouse: French COMBS, Sr. age 62 Born: 22 Dec 1894 Breathitt Co., Ky Died: 7 Oct 1948 Breathitt Co., Ky of cancer of bladder buried: McIntosh Cem. 10 Oct 1948 by Ray & Blake of Jackson, Ky daughter of Green NEACE born Ky and Orpha NOBLE born Ky informant: Edna JONES of 3110 W. Magnolia St. Louisville, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

Note: French Combs was the son of Shadrick H. and Lucinda DAY Combs.
1 Jul 1949 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 039Cert 19487Deathvol 49 Place of death: County: Perry, City or town: Hazard, Length of stay in this place: 01, Usual residence: State: Ky., County: Perry, Full name of hospital= or institution: Mt. Mary, Name of deceased: Herman B. Holland, Date of death :July 1-49, Sex: Male, Color or race: White, Marital status: Single, Date of birth: July 4-1938, Age: (JCC: looks like 1 and a 0 with a one down the left= side of the 0), Birthplace: Perry County, Fathers name: Cullen Holland, Mothers maiden name: Rachel Combs, Cause of death: Ruptured appendix, Date of operation: Jun 30 - 49 (sic), Major finding of operation: Ruptured appendix, Signature: D. L. (unreadable scribbled), M.D., Burial or cremation: Burial,Date: 7-2-49, Name of cem: Stacey, Location: Perry, Ky., Date rcvd by reg: Oct 3, 1949, Registrar: Georgia Pendleton, Funeral dir: Engles, Address:Hazard, Ky. Death Certificate provided by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie CrashedOne Combs
22 Jul 1949 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 044 Cert 21712 Deathvol 49 Place of death: County: Perry, City or town: Hazard, Length of stay in this place: 01, Usual residence: State: Ky., County: Perry, City or town: Fusonia= , Full name of hospital or institution: Hurst - Snyder, Name of deceased: Rosolie Combs, Date of death: 7-22-49, Sex: Female, Color or race: White, Marital status: Single, Date of birth: Aug 15, 1948, Age: 11 mo, Birthplace:= Perry, Fathers name: James Combs, Mothers name: Judy Combs, Informant: James Combs, Cause of death: Bronchial Pneumonia, I hereby certify that I attended deceased from 7-22-1949 to 7-22-1949 that I last saw the deceased alive on 7-22-1949, and that death occurred at 11 P.M., from the causes and on the date stated above, Address: Hazard, Ky., Signature: D. L. (unreadable scribbled), M.D., Burial or cremation: Burial, Date: 7-24-49, Name of cem: Sumner, Location: Perry, Ky., Date rcvd by reg: 8-10-49, Registrar signature : Helen C. Burriss, Funeral director: Engles, Address: Hazard, Ky. (Death Certificate provided by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
2 Oct 1949 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 053 Cert 26399 Deathvol 49 Place of death: County: Perry, City or town: Hazard, Length of stay in this place: 3 weeks, Full name of hospital or institution: Hurst - Snyder Hospital, Usual res: State: Ky, County: Perry, City or town: Bulan, Name of deceased: Gentry Combs, Jr., Date of death: Oct 2-1949, Sex: M, Color or race: W, Marital status: Single, Date of birth: Sept 8-1949, Age: 24 days, Usual occupation: None, Birthplace: Hazard, Fathers name: Gentry Combs, Mothers maiden name: Beulah Mae Mullins,, Informant: Beulah M. Mullins Combs= , Cause of death: Marasmus, Due to: Prematurity, I hereby certify that I attended deceased from 9-8-1949, to 10-2-1949, that I last saw the deceased alive on 10-2-1949 and that death occurred at 9:15 A.M., from the caused and= on the date stated above, Signature: Paulie Guticles (sic) M.D., Burial or cremation: Burial, Date: Oct 3-1949, Name of cem: Tribbey Cemetery (sic), Location: Tribbey, Ky., Date rcvd by reg: 12-14-49, Registrars signature: Georgia Pendleton, Funeral director: Maggard & Garret, Address: Hazard, Ky. (Death Certificate provided by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
27 Nov 1949 Kentucky Death Certificate: Gran RALEIGH Cert # 24369; Resides: Talbert, Rural, Breathitt Co KY; white, single, male; Occupation: Railroad- Section Laborer; born: 16 Jan 1891 Breathitt Co Ky; died: 27 Nov 1949 Talbert, Breathitt Co Ky of cancer of thyroid; buried: Herald Cem., Talbert, Breathitt Co KY by friends and family; son of James RALEIGH and Mahala COMBS; Was deceased ever in U.S. Armed Forces: No; Informant: Mary Lizzie TURNER.  (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
4 Sep 1950 Kentucky Death Certificate Volume 036 Cert 17520 Deathvol 50 for Robert COMBS: Residence BREATHITT; Male, White, Widowed; Age: 87; Occupation: Merchant; Place of Death: Quicksand, Breathitt Co. Ky.; Birth Date: 8 Sept 1862; Place of Birth: Breathitt Co. Ky.; Spouse: (not listed); Father: Seburn COMBS; Mother: (blank); Informant: Ed COMBS; Death Date: 4 Sept 1950; Cause of Death: Gangrene of left leg; Signed: Price Sewell, Jr. MD; Burial Place: Turner Cemetery, Breathitt Co. Ky.; Undertaker: Ray & Blake, Jackson, Ky. (Transcribed from microfilm from the Kentucky Historical Society by Lynda Combs Gipson, 30 April 2003)

Lynda Combs Gipson's Note: Robert was the s/o Seburn and Margaret Peggy Neal/Gross COMBS.
12 Oct 1951 Kentucky Death Certificate Volume 043 Cert 21245 Deathvol 51 for Kenny COMBS: Male, White, Never married; Usual Residence: Sampson, Breathitt Co. Ky.; Age: 11 months; Place of Death: Ary, Homeplace Hosp, Perry Co. Ky.; Birth Date: Nov 1950; Place of Birth: Ky; Father: Mack COMBS ; Mother: Callie TRENT; Informant: Mack COMBS; Death Date: 12 Oct 1951; Cause of Death: Pneumonia; Signed: K. Cameron MD, Ary, Ky.; Burial Place: Family Cem.; Undertaker: None (Transcribed from microfilm from the Kentucky Historical Society by Lynda Combs Gipson, 22 April 2004)
9 May 1968 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 022 Cert 10963 Deathvol 68 Deceased name: Shade H. Combs, Sex: Male, Date of death: May 9, 1968, Race: White, Age: 78, Date of birth: 7/3/89, County of death: Fayette, City or town: Lexington, Inside city limits: No, Hospital or institution: Veterans Administration Hospital, Lexington, Ky., State of birth: Ky., Citizen of what country: USA, Marital status: Married, Surviving spouse: Edna May, Social Security nr: 405-32-13-06, Usual occupation: Station Agent, Kind of business or industry: Railroad, Residence State: Ky., County: Breathitt, City or town: Jackson, Inside city limits: Yes, Street and number: 1151 Main Street, Fathers name: Ike Combs, Mothers maiden name: Mollie Allen, Informant: VA Hospital Medical Records, Mailing address: VA Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky 40507, Death was caused by: Lobar Pneumonia, Approximate interval between onset and death: 5 days, Other significant conditions contributing to death: Arteriosclerotic heart disease with atrial fibrilation, Autopsy: No Certification physician: VA, Date: 5-7-68, to 5-9-68, Death occurred at: 9:15 AM, Certifier name: Dr. John B. Selby, Signature: (John B. Selby) M.D., Date: 5-13-68, Mailing address: Veterans Administration Hospital, Lexington, Ky., 40507, Removal to Jackson, Ky., Date: 5/9/68, Funeral director: Gabbard Funeral Home, Jackson, Ky., 41339, Registrar: Elizabeth Trimble, Date: 5/14/68 (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)

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