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Henderson Co., KY was established in 1799 from Christian Co., KY. In 1807, Hopkins was established from Henderson; in 1811, Union from Henderson; and in 1860, Webster from Henderson, Hopkins and Union. Present-day Henderson County is adjacent to Daviess, McLean, Webster, and Union Counties, KY, and Posey, Vanderburgh and Warrick Co., IN
28 Jun 1799 Jno McCombs 200 Acres Bk 1:524 Highland Creek (Contributed by Barbara Rivas from Kentucky Land Grants by Willard R. Jillson)
26 Sep 1799 Henderson Co., KY Land Grants. Grantee: Combs, Jno; Acres: 200; Book: 7, Page: 601; Date Survey: 9-26-1799; County: Henderson; Watercourse: Elk Fork of Pond River ((The Kentucky Land Grants, A Systematic Index to All of the Land Grants Recorded in the State Land Office at Frankfort, Kentucky 1782 -- 1924 , Volume 1, Part 1, Willard Rouse Jillson, Sc.D. (Originally published as Filson Club Publications, Number 33, KY, (hereinafter, KLG), p. 291)

Other Grants of Possible Interest - Listed Chronologically by Survey

Date 
Surveyed
County Watercourse Acres Grantee First Book
01/28/1783 Jefferson Elk Pond 100 Myers Jacob 6
06/14/1792 Military Elk Pond 1,000 Taylor Joseph 4
06/13/1792 Military Elk Pond 400 Gibbs Benj 12
06/14/1792 Military Elk Pond 1,000 Roberts Wm 4
06/15/1792 Military Elk Pond 1,000 Pugh Wm 15
11/20/1798 Christian Elk Fk Pond R 200 Ashby Danlel 14
11/20/1798 Christian Elk Fk Pond R 200 Hardin Nicholas 25
11/21/1798 Christian Elk Fk Pond R 200 Ashby Alexander 20
11/29/1798 Logan Elk Fk Pond R 160 Lowry James 15
01/27/1799 Christian Elk Fk Pond R 200 Fugate Geo 11
01/27/1799 Christian Elk Fk Pond R 200 Robertson Lewis 16
01/27/1799 Christian Elk Fk Pond R 200 Sladon Arthur 21
07/03/1799 Muhlenberg Elk Pond Cr 200 Campbell Wm 14
09/26/1799 Henderson Elk Fk Pond R 200 Combs Jno 7
08/21/1800 Logan Elk Fk Pond R 75 Walker Jacob W 3
05/19/1804 Muhlenberx Elk Pond Cr 200 Campbell David 10
05/20/1804 Christian Elk Fk Pond R 200 Kirkham Thos 6
05/23/1804 Christian Elk Fk Pond R 150 Lowry James 14
06/15/1804 Muhlenberg Elk Pond & Jarrell Cr 200 Campbell David 10
09/11/1805 Henderson Elk Fk Pond R 200 Fugate Geo 15
06/20/1806 Muhlenberg Elk Pond & Jarrels Crs 400 Murfey James 13
11/15/1806 Muhlenberg Elk Pond Cr 390 Cox Jesse 21
11/06/1806 Muhlenberg Elk Pond Cr 180 Hart Jno 18
11/04/1807 Muhlenberg Elk Pond Cr 200 Kirby Jesse 7
05/14/1808 Muhlenberg Elk Pond Cr 80 Langley Jeremiah 29
12/17/1810 Muhlenberg Elk Pond Cr 50 Standley Spencer 14
09/24/1812 Hardin Elk Pond 200 Setson Fredrick 17
08/04/1818 Muhlenberg Elk Pond Cr 100 Alcock Durco F
09/24/1818 Christian Elk Fk Pond R 32 Gray John D
06/23/1820 Muhlenberg Elk Pond Cr 70 Alcock Duren J
01/23/1820 Muhlenberg Elk Pond Cr 70 Duling Lott J
10/11/1832 Muhlenberg Elk Pond Cr 750 Bard Isaac B-2
10/12/1832 Muhlenberg Elk Pond Cr 50 Bard Isaac B-2
08/19/1837 Muhlenberg Elk Pond Cr 23 Martin Thomas M-2
08/18/1837 Muhlenberg Jarrells & Elk Pond Crs 82 Martin Wm 29
09/01/1841 Muhlenberg Elk Pond Cr 700 Murphey Jess 9
07/22/1892 Muhlenberg Elk Pond Cr 27 Hammond James W 117

1 Oct 1800 Henderson Co., KY Tax Lists ("Second Census of KY, 1800,"GPC, Clift): John Combs
13 Nov 1802 Henderson Co., KY Land Grants Grantee: Combs, Jonah; Acres: 600; Book: 20, Page: 216; Date Survey: 11-13-1802; County: Henderson; Watercourse: Grave Creek (KLG, p. 163)

Other Grants of Possible Interest - Listed Chronologically by Survey

Survey 
Date
County Watercourse Acres Grantee Book
5- 3-1785 Military Grave Cr 663 Baker, Henry 15
5- 2-1785 Military Grave Cr 102 Norton, Daniel 9
5- 2-1785 Military Grave Cr 1,000 Beall, Robt 17
5- 2-1785 Military Grave Cr 1,000 Beall, Robt 17
1-21-1785 Military Grave Cr 236 Carr, Garland 3
5- 3-1785 Military Grave Cr 2,000 Linton, Wm 14
---- Military Grave Cr 993 1/4 Price, Thos 3
1-21-1785 Military Grave Cr 236 Price, Thomas 3
7- 5-1800 Henderson Grave Cr 200 King, Elijah 6
7- 5-1800 Henderson Grave Cr 200 Yocum, Matthew 20
11-13-1802 Henderson Grave Cr 600 Combs, Jonah 20
4- 4-1803 Henderson Grave Cr 200 Sugg, Willis 22
10- 3-1804 Henderson Grave Cr 400 King, Elijah 6
9-12-1805 Henderson Br Grave Cr 400 King, Elijah 11
9-15-1805 Henderson Grave Cr 400 Smith, Peter 28
11-11-1805 Henderson Grave Cr 400 Rankin, Adam 11
6- 4-1806 Henderson Grave Cr 117 Street, James 15
7-26-1806 Henderson Grave Cr 200 Sugg, Wiley 8
10-16-1806 Henderson Grave Cr 400 Sugg, Willie 20
5- 1-1807 Henderson Grave Cr 200 Sugg, Martha 20
5- 2-1807 Henderson Grave Cr 386 Stanley, Jno 11
9-20-1807 Henderson Grave Cr 300 Smith, Presly C 19
10-15-1807 Henderson Grave Cr 100 Macom, Jno 8
6-10-1816 Henderson Grave Cr 300 Woodard, Peter A
6-20-1816 Henderson Grave Cr 100 Higginson, George A
3-29-1820 Henderson Grave Cr 25 Mason, Robert G
5- 2-1821 Henderson Grave Cr 11 Mann, Robert H
2- 8-1822 Henderson Grave Cr 453 Sugg, Willie J
11-18-1825 Henderson Grave Cr 60 Wall, Benjamin U
11-28-1825 Henderson Grave Cr 100 Melton, Samuel N U
1- 4-1826 Henderson Grave Cr 230 Redout, Thomas U
5- 6-1829 Henderson Grave Cr 290 Rogster, Wilkins Z
9- 3-1832 Henderson Grave Cr 97 Redout, Thomas B-2
11-28-1832 Henderson Grave Cr 100 Eakins, George R E-2
7-21-1836 Henderson Grave Cr 85 Eakins, Thomas K-2
7-20-1836 Henderson Grave Cr 80 Eakins, Samuel W K-2
6-22-1836 Henderson Grave Cr 185 Eakin, Samuel W K-2
7-20-1836 Henderson Grave Cr 180 Eakins, Ambrose K-2
2-25-1837 Henderson Grave Cr 133 Sugg, Willis 29
6- 3-1837 Henderson Grave Cr 200 McMullin, Jos 2
4-13-1838 Henderson Grave Cr 92 Hicks, William M 3
5- 8-1837 Henderson Grave Cr 100 Talbot, Edmund L-2
10- 6-1837 Henderson Grave Cr 200 Eakin, Geo 2
4- 3-1838 Henderson Grave Cr 58 Eakine, George R 3
5-30-1839 Henderson Grave Cr 250 Clay, James W 4
12- 7-1841 Henderson Grave Cr 400 Spencer, John 9
7-14-1853 Henderson Grave Cr 100 Eakin, Noah 39
2-27-1857 Henderson Grave Cr 28 Robards, John D 49
6- 4-1856 Henderson Grave Cr 200 Walden, D N 47

Notes: Is this one of the Loudoun Co., VA Combs by the name of Jonah?
9 Feb 1805 Henderson Co., KY. Born: William Combs, son of John & Polly ADAMS Combs, apparently [sic] the same who married 15 Feb 1798 in Mercer Co., Ky. This has not yet been documented. See Hopkins Co., KY for more info as this may have been a Loudoun Co., VA Combs Family.
1810 Henderson Co., KY Census Index: No Combs
1820 Henderson Co., KY Census Index
P. 003
Ignatius COMES
Jacob COMES
23 Mar 1822 Henderson Co, KY Marriage Records. COOMES, Ignatius & THORNSBERRY, Susan (Extracted by Combs Researcher Pat Orton from var. Marriage CD's)
1830 Henderson Co., KY Census Index: No Combs
1850: No Combs
1860 Henderson Co., KY Census
District #1 City of Henderson line 232
TESSERAND, J. B. M age 40 Merchant b France
Adaline F age 33 b France
SEMONAN, Jane F age 62 b France
Combs, Z. A. F age 28 b France
Sallie F age 9 b KY
YACK, C. H. M age 48 lamp lighter b France
REYNOLDS, A. G. M age 23 Clerk in store b France
SIMONEN, Joseph M age 20 Clerk b IN
(Transcribed by Combs Researcher Joyce Kahre)
1870 Census Henderson Co., KY

Hebardsville p. 066

HH 194/188
Amelia S. WILLINGHAM, 46, F, Keeping House, KY
R. C. Jr., 29, M, Farmer, $2000, $517, KY
A. D., 25, M, Farm Laborer, KY
Thadeus C. COMBS, 5, M, KY

4th Ward Henderson p. 147

HH 226/224
Aneas COMBS, 25, M, Mullatto, works in saw mills, KY, cannot write
Mary, 22, F, Black, Keeps house, KY, cannot read or write
Florence, 5, F, Black, IN
Belle SMITH, 23, F, Black, House servant, KY, cannot read or write


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