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Hopkins Co., KY was established in 1807 from Henderson Co., KY. In 1860, Webster Co., KY was established from Henderson, Hopkins and Union.
1810 US Census, Hopkins Co., KY

Page 372
John Combs: 32001-10010-01

Notes: According to Craig Researcher Bob Craig (See below), this was John Combs and Mary 'Polly' ADAMS [m 27 Feb 1798, Mercer Co., KY, probably that part which became Henderson, then Hopkins?].
1820 US Census Index, Hopkins Co., KY

p. 236: John COMB
14 Jan 1824 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Combs, Samuel & WILEY, Delila (Marriage CD - source record still needed)
19 Mar 1829 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Combs, Ann & ORTON, William (Marriage CD - source record still needed)
1830 US Census Index, Hopkins Co., KY

John Combs, p. 042
25 Feb 1836 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Combs, William & CRAIG, Mary Ann by A. ASHBY, J. P. Witnesses: William M. LOVANT, Maria C. CARNAHAN (Researcher Bob Craig - his See Combs-Craig Notes below)
1840 Hopkins Co., KY Census Index

P. 356: Combs, John
13 Feb 1850 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Combs, Abraham & BROWN, Charlotte (Marriage CD - source record still needed)

Notes: Abraham Combs was the son of David & Susannah FRANCIS Combs of Muhlenberg Co., KY. By 1854, Susannah FRANCE Combs was a resident of Hopkins County (See Below)
1850 Hopkins Co., KY Census

District 2
p. 157

HH 516/516
James COMBS 43 m farmer Ky
John COMBS 90 m farmer 800 Va cannot read or write
Robert ORTON 12 m farmer Ky attended school

p. 161

HH 726/736
William COMBS 44 m farmer 1000 Ky
Mary 36 f Ky
John H. 14 m Ky attended school
Achilles 11 m Ky attended school
Corridor 8 m Ky attended school
Oscar 6 m Ky
Anduw 3 m Ky
William 5/12 m Ky

NOTE: William and Mary Ann CRAIG Combs.
19 May 1851Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Martin COMBS to Charlotte WHITMORE
11 Feb 1854 (Muhlenberg Co., KY Land Deed Book 17, pp 329) Susannah Combs of Hopkins Co., KY to Joseph L. SETTLES, 150 acres of land located in Muhlenberg Co., KY for $30.00. [DC: She inherited this land from her father Michael FRANCE] located on the waters of Cypress adjoining the lands of Jacob GISH, Jacob C. LANDZ and Wm CORHORN. (Combs Researcher Daryl Combs)

Note: Susannah FRANCE married 21 Apr 1854, Muhlenberg Co., KY, David Combs, son of Thomas Combs and Sarah ANDERSON Combs.
18 Mar 1855 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Martin K. COMBS to Mary Ann GIVENS
1 Dec 1859 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages David Combs and Malvina GROVES (Combs Researcher Jean Smallwood who adds that David, b ca 1833, was the son of David Combs and Susanna FRANCE Combs of Muhlenberg Co., KY).
1860 Census Madisonville PO, Hopins Co., KY transcribed by Deb Coombs

p. 733 HH 968/968
William Combes, 55, M, farmer, 2000/5000, KY
Mary A., 45, KY
Achiles, 20, farm labor, KY
Corador, 18, farm labor, KY
Oskar, 15, farm labor, KY
Andrew, 9, M, KY
Malcalm, 8, M, KY (NOTE: Masalon)
Amanda Craig, 52, F, VA

NOTE: William and Mary Ann Craig
12 Jan 1862 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages COMBES, John H & SLATON, Mary Virginia

Notes: John H., son of William and Mary Ann CRAIG Combs.
1870 Hopkins Co., KY Census transcribed by Deb Coombs

Madisonville PO

Page: 23
In HH 72/72 of John C. Adams and family
Mary Combs, 13, F, Black, Domestic servant, KY

John H. Combs, 33, M, labor, KY
Mary V , 27, F, keeping house, KY
James, 7, M, KY
Ara E., 3, F, KY

NOTE: John H. Combs and Mary Virginia Slaton

Page: 41
IN HH of OE Slater (possibly Slaton?), 39, M, farmer, KY
Emma Combs, 16, F, Mulatto, house servant, KY

Page: 42 HH 3213/3213
William Combs, 65, M, farmer, 1700/1000, KY
Mary, 55, keeping house, VA
Osker, 26, working on farm, KY
Andrew, 23, working on farm, KY
William W., 20, working on farm, KY
Malcolm, 17, working on farm, KY (NOTE: Masalon)

NOTE: William and Mary Ann CRAIG Combs

Page:151 HH 22/22
Martha Combs, 30, F, black, keeping house, KY
James, 11, M, black, KY
Cattie, 9, F, black, KY
Henry, 5, M, black, KY
John, 3?, M, black, KY

Page:157
John Combs, 40, house carpenter, Cornwall, ENG
Jane S., 33, keeping house, KY

Hanson PO, Hopkins Co., KY p. 49
IN HH 19/19 of John H. Ashby, 42 is the following family
Margaret Combs, 40, F, black, cook, KY
Alfred, 17, M, black, laroror on farm, KY
Harriet, 16, F, black, house servant, KY
Anna, 13, F, black, nurse, KY
George 10, M, black, KY
Joseph, 9, M, black, KY
25 Oct 1871 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages C. C. COOMBS to Emily F. ANDERSON

NOTE: son of William and Mary Ann Craig Combs see notes below of Bob Craig
18 Aug 1872 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Ann COMBS to Logan LEWIS
10 Oct 1872 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Oscar COMBS to Elizabeth HAYNES

NOTE: son of William and Mary Ann Craig Combs.
5 Dec 1872 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Emma D. COMBS to Henry DRAKE
16 Jan 1873 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Jennie COMBS to Thomas T. ROACH
12 Apr 1874 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Johanner COMBS to Sidney SPRINGFIELD
4 Aug 1874 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Alfred COMBS to Mariah B. WHITE

Note: This couple is also listed as marrying on the following date:

1 Apr 1875 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Alfred COMBS to Mariah B. WHITE

Note: Possible son of Margaret? see 1870 census above.
7 Feb 1877 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Andrew COMBS to A. E. LIVINGSTON

NOTE: son of William and Mary Ann Craig Combs. first marriage. see notes below of Bob Craig.
14 Sep 1880 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Andrew COMBS to Mary A. RUDD

NOTE: son of William and Mary Ann Craig Combs. second marriage. see notes below of Bob Craig.
8 Jan 1881 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages George COMBS to Millie EAVES

NOTE: son of Margaret? see 1870 census above.
26 Nov 1882 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages M. H. COMBS to Lenora RUDD

NOTE: Masalon Combs, son of William and Mary Ann Craig Combs see below notes of Bob Craig
6 Apr 1883 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Mary J. COMBS to J. W. HANKINS
7 Sep 1884 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Azro COMBS to Mary E. STODGHILL

NOTE: son of John Henry Combs see notes below of Bob Craig
15 Nov 1891 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages A. L. COMBS to Jennie WOOD
22 Nov 1893 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages [Mrs] Olivia COOMBS to G. F. HILL
19 Jan 1896 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Sallie COOMES to W. D. STINNETT
8 Jan 1898 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Eirlene COOMS to Theodore CATES
18 Dec 1898 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Katie B. COMBS to C. O. TAPP
10 Oct 1900 Hopkins Co., KY Marriages Dora COOMES to R. R. LOVAN
13 May 1933 Messilon H. COMBES. Kentucky Death certificate #15249. white male married. age: 80 yrs 3 mos 6 ds. occupation: farming. Spouse Mrs. Lenora Combs. born: 72 Feb 1853 (appears as 72) Hopkins Co., Ky. died: 13 May 1933 Webster Co., Ky of brights disease. buried: Clay [Webster Co] Ky 14 May 1933 by -- FRANKLIN of Clay Ky. son of Wm COMBES born Hopkins Co. & Mary CRAIG born Hopkins Co.. informant: Mrs. Jesse SKINNER of Clay Ky. filed 1 july 1933 J. T. GRANT registar (Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
6 Mar 1935 Kentucky Death certificate: Cert.# 6790: Jane COOMBS, white, widowed, female, occupation: housekeeper; resides: Dawson Springs, Ky Rt 4; Age: 91 yrs; Spouse: L. B. COOMBS; Born: McClain Co. Ky; Died: 6 Mar 1935 Hopkins Co. Ky; buried: ______ 7 Mar 1935 by Clark, Beahem & Clark of Dawson Springs, Ky; Informant: Will HARDIN, son-in-law, of Dawson Rt 4. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
26 Feb 1943 Kentucky Death certificate: Cert.# 3620: Eligah Wink COOMBS, white, widowed, male; occupation: farmer; resides: 207 Park Ave, Hopkins Co. Ky; Age: 87 yrs 20 ds Spouse: Mary Ann COOMBS, deceased; Born: 6 Feb 1856 Ky; Died: 26 Feb 1943 Dawson Springs, Hopkins Co. Ky of labor pneumonia; buried: Greenville, Ky 27 Feb 1943 by Clark & Beahem of Dawson Springs; son of Acie COOMBS born Unk & Melinda DILLMAN born Va informant: Mrs. Z. E. MURPHY of Dawson Springs. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
Bob Craig Notes: Mary Ann CRAIG (daighter of Samuel & Mary HUGHES Craig of Goose Creek, Loudoun Co., VA), born 16 Jul 1815, KY; died 17 Dec 1886, Hopkins Co., KY, at 71 years of age; interred in Hopkins Co. KY, Providence Methodist Cemetery; married 25 Feb 1836, Hopkins Co., KY, William Combs (son of John Combs and Mary 'Polly' ADAMS who married 27 Feb 1798, Mercer Co., KY), born ca 1805, died 1 Apr 1887, Hanson, Hopkins Co., KY, at 82 years of age; interred in Hopkins Co. KY, Providence Methodist Cemetery. None of their children are to be found in the Kentucky 1880 census. William & Mary Ann CRAIG Combs had the following children:

John Henry Combs, born 1 Jul 1837, Hopkins co, KY; died 20 Mar 1909, Hopkins Co., KY, 71 years of age; buried East Lawn Cem., Hopkins Co., KY; married 12 Jan 1862, Hopkins Co., KY, Mary Virginia SLATON (daughter of John Porter SLATON and Nancy Emiline ADAMS), born 17 Nov 1842, Hopkins Co, KY; d 31 Aug 1921, Hopkins Co., KY, at 78 years of age; buried East Lawn Cem., Hopkins Co., KY. Children: James Azro Combs, born 2 Jan 1863. Arra Ella Combs, born 20 Mar 1867, married 1887, Springfield, Robertson Co, TN, Thomas Pryor WOOTON (son of J.E. WOOTON and Mary JONES), born 1859, 1951 at 92 years of age. Ampless Lee Combs, born in Hopkins Co., KY, 24 Jun 1869.; married Mary E. STODGHILL in Hopkins Co., KY, 7 Sep 1884 (dau. Eugenia Combs, born in Hopkins Co., KY, 29 Apr 1892). Cloyd Combs, born in Hopkins Co., KY, 21 Jun 1872. John Will Combs, born in Hopkins Co., KY, 25 May 1874.

Achiles S. Combs, born 1840, Hopkins Co., KY, 1840; died 12 Nov 1861, Hopkins Co., KY, at 21 years of age.

Coryden Conradus Combs, born 24 Nov 1842, Hopkins Co., KY; d 21 Nov 1912, Elma, Grays Harbor, WA, at 69 years of age; interred Masonic Cemetery, Elma, Grays Harbor, WA; married 24 Oct 1871, Hopkins Co., KY, Emily Frances ANDERSON (daughter of James Monroe ANDERSON and Louisa PITT), born in McLean Co., KY, 18 Nov 1852; d 25 Apr 1926 in Elma, Grays Harbor, WA, at 73 years of age. Coryden traveled to the Northwest through San Francisco, CA where he boarded a boat for Portland, OR. There he bought a wagon and team and drove to near Elma, now-Grays Harbor Co, WA. Children: Virgie Combs, born WA Territory, 17 Sep 1872. William A. Combs, born WA Territory, 23 Sep 1874. Pearly Hope Combs, born 30 May 1879, Elma, WA, died 26 Sep 1967 in Tacoma, WA, at 88 years of age; interred in Elma, WA, Masonic Cemetery; married in Elma, WA, 16 Mar 1903, Oliver McKinstry GORDON (son of Louis Francis GORDON and Annie MCKINSTRY), born Pottsville, PA 15 Jul 1876; d 24 Jan 1929 in Elma, WA, at 52 years of age; buried in Masonic Cemetery, Elma, WA. (dau. Gertrude Combs was born in WA Territory, 24 Jan 1886).

Oscar Combs, born 11 Apr 1844, Hopkins Co., KY; died 16 Aug 1910 in Elma, Grays Harbor, WA, at 66 years of age; m in Hopkins Co., KY, 10 Oct 1872, Elizabeth Jane HAYNES, born ca 1844. Oscar may have also married Betty Wooten.

Andrew Combs, Farmer, born 11 Apr 1847, Hopkins Co., KY; d 22 Feb 1926 in Hopkins Co., KY, at 78 years of age, buried in Hopkins Co. KY, Providence Methodist Cemetery; married (1) 7 Feb 1877, Hopkins Co., KY, A. E. LIVINGSTON, born circa 1847; d bef 1880; married (2) 14 Sep 1880, Hopkins Co., KY, Mary Alice RUDD, born 8 Dec 1861, Hopkins Co., KY, died 3 Nov 1935, Hopkins Co., KY, at 73 years of age; buried East Lawn Cemetery, Hopkins Co., KY.

William Willis Combs II, born circa 1850; married (1) 9 Sep 1875, Grayson Co, TX, Narcissa CRAIG (daughter of John Henry CRAIG and Emily Ann CLARK), born ca 1849, Hopkins Co., KY; d bef 1886; married (2) 25 Feb 1886, Amanda CRAIG (John Henry CRAIG and Emily Ann CLARK), born ca 1859, Hopkins Co., KY. Children from 1st marriage: Floyd Combs. Lawrence Andrew Combs. Children from 2nd marriage: Eugene T. Combs, d January 1965 in Puyallup, WA; interred near Spokane, WA; married Ida. Ora Combs. Cora Combs, married William Grace HOLLABAUGH.

Massalon Henry Combs, born 7 Feb 1853, Hopkins Co., KY; [d 1933, Webster Co., KY] married Hopkins Co., KY, 26 Nov 1882, Lenora (Lenia) RUDD, born in KY, January 1866. Children: Vada Combs, born in KY, August 1883; married 1889, Webster Co., KY, Lark B. HANOR, born mar 1876. Cliddie C. Combs was born in KY, July 1885. Hardie E. Combs was born in KY, February 1889. Verdie M. Combs was born in KY, October 1890; married a MITCHELL. Jessie L. Combs, born KY, February 1894, married a KALB. Stella L. Combs, born in KY, January 1896; married a HOMIER.

Sally Combs, born 28 Nov 1853, Hopkins Co., KY; died bef 1860

Harriett Combs, born 1855, Hopkins Co., KY; d bef 1860.
Important: All Records collected for this county may not have been added here as yet.

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