Dedicated to the Memory of Combs &c. founder Carole Hammett (1946-2009)
This Combs &c. Web Site is Generously Hosted by Click Here to Join USGenNet
We Support Free Nonprofit Genealogy and History on the Internet
Combs & Research - Proud Patron of USGenNet Combs &c. Families
of Jackson Co., KY 1900-

Please Email Additions and/or Corrections to Webmaster


Jackson Co., KY was established in 1858 from Rockcastle, Laurel, Owsley, Madison, Clay and Estill Counties.
The Combs &c. Research Group Proudly Presents the First Electronic Edition of the book, "Combs, a Study in Comparative Philology and Genealogy" by Josiah H. Combs, Ph.D., University of Paris, Copyright 1976 by Norris K. Combs, Published by Norris K. Combs, Pensacola, Florida, 1976, reprinted 1979, and Electronically reprinted by the Combs &c. Research Group in 1999, including an Introduction, Full Index, Footnotes and (ultimately) Gedcoms.
See also other Records of Jackson Co., KY


1850-1889
1900-19??
Cemeteries

1900 Jackson Co., KY Census (Provided by Combs Researcher Debi Houser, from Researchers Jan Loomer and Jen Bawden, who included annotations, unless otherwise noted.)

Cavenaugh

Combs, General W.* head Feb 1856 44 m1 22 Owsley Co.
Mary Louisa (BAKER) wife 1858 42 m1 22 Owsley Co. 12-12
Morris son Dec1878 21
John son Mar 1880 20
Susan Jane dau 13 Nov 1882 17
Rachael dau 10 Mar 1881 19
Green son 26 Oct 1884 15
George son 5 Sep 1883 16
Brice son 12 Mar 1886 14
Sarah M. dau 31 Jan 1889 11
Sherman son 6 Dec 1893 6
Boyd son 27 May 1895 5
William (Bill) son 24 Jul 1895 4
James son Jul 1898 1

Marriage date - 3 Sep 1877; All children born in Clay Co.

Note: "General" was actually George Washington Combs.

[7 doors away ]
Combs, John head 1879 21 m1 0
Mamie wife Jan 1882 18 m1 0 1-1
Lessie dau 8 Jun 1900, born in Jackson Co.
Marriage date - 27 Jul 1899

51
HATFIELD, John David b.17 Jan.1842 34yrs. TN
Elzira (Algera Combs) w b.13 Aug.1844 55 m1 34yrs. 8-8 TN.
Louisa Margaret "Lou" d. b.8 Feb.1869 TN
Ollie E. d. b.27 Jul.1871 TN
James E. s b.30 Jan1874 TN
Frank b.17 May 1879 Jckn co
Laura d& b.1 Mar.1882 Jckn co
Nannie S. d b.27 Aug.1885 Jckn co
(Extracted by Combs Researcher Frankie Alsept)

Pond Creek

CASTEEL, Hiram hd 29 Nov.1874 m1 0yrs. (d.Feb.21,1902)
Pearl w Aug. 1880 19 m1 0 (19 Jul.1899) 0-0
(Extracted by Combs Researcher Frankie Alsept)

CARPENTER, John Oct. 1872 27 7yrs.
Linda w Nov. 1872 27 7yrs. (18 Jan.1893) 3-3
Deliah d Dec. 1895 4
Martha d Sep.1897 2
Sarah F. d May 1899 1
(Extracted by Combs Researcher Frankie Alsept)

Combs, George Washington head Feb 1876 24 m1 2
Mary (HUNDLEY) wife Mar 1882 18 m1 2 2-0
Jefferson father Nov 1837 62 m1 40
Manerva mot Sep 1837 62 m1 40 10-9
John nep Feb 1891 9
James nep Feb 1893 7

Marriage date 17 Jul 1897 (George & Mary's)

[Next door]
EVERSOLE, John C. head Jul 1869 30 m1 8
Sarah Ann (Combs) wife Sep 1864 35 m1 8
Lisa Jane dau Jul 1892 7
Laura S. dau Sep 1894 5
Eversole, Irvine son Jan 1896
Curtis son 15 May 1898 2
Preston son Jan 1900 5/12

Marriage Date - 12 Oct 1891

[Next door]
HUNDLEY, Sarah Ann (Combs) head Jan 1869 31 wd 3-1
Bertha dau Dec 1892 7
HUNDLEY, Armina (Combs) sis Jan 1869 31 wd 3-2
Martha H. nic Mar 1893 7
Lucinda nic Mar 1896 4
LEE, Jackson nep Apr 1900 2/12

BRYANT, Isabelle [NAPIER] Jul. 1850 49 7yrs. 8-4
Mary A. d 26 Apr.1882 18 1-1
COMBS, David R. May 1900 0
(Extracted by Combs Researcher Frankie Alsept)

Combs, Jasper head May 1850 50 m1 28
Catherine S. (HUNDLEY) wife Nov 1856 43 m1 10-9 b in Clay Co.
Robert son 30 Sep 1876 23 b Jackson Co.
Martha dau 19 May 1879 21 b Jackson Co.
Nancy dau 31 Aug 1881 18 b Jackson Co.
Henry son 12 Aug 1884 15 b Jackson Co.
Frances dau 18 Oct 1886 13 b Jackson Co.
William son 3 Sep 1889 10 b Jackson Co.
Jelina dau 12 Jul 1892 7 b Jackson Co.
Robert son May 1896 4 b Jackson Co.

Combs, Nancy head Jan 1873 27 wd 5-3
Harlan son Apr 1890 10
Roberta dau Jun 1893 6
Julie dau Jan 1895 5

[3 doors away]
Combs, Nathan head Apr 1852 48 m1 19
Gemima wife Dec 1859 40 m1 19 6-4
Price son 24 Nov 1883 16
Elizabeth dau 24 Aug 1886 13
William son Sep 1895 4

CALLAHAN, William R. head Mar 1872 28 m1 5
Lucinda Jane (Baldwin) wife Apr 1870 30 m1 5 3-1
John son May 1896 4
Myrtle M. dau Aug 1899 9/12
Combs, Lee srvt Nov 1870 29 div.

BURNS, A. Meredith hd. Oct. 1874 25 m1 1yr.
Belle [COMBS] Jul. 1880 19 m1 1yr. 25 Jun.,1898 1-1
Mary E. d Oct. 1899 Jckn.co
(Extracted by Combs Researcher Frankie Alsept)

JOHNSTON, John head 13 Feb 1854 46 m1 26
Martha wife 5 May 1853 47 m1 26 3-1
Susan dau 15 Jan 1879 21
Forest g-son May 1900 0/12
Combs, Wesley brdr Jul 1876 23
ROBIAS, James brdr Oct 1867 32

McKee

BEGLEY,
Elijah hd. Apr.1874 26 m1 6yrs. Owsley Co.
Luvinaw Mar.1878 22 m1 6yrs. 3-3
William s Oct. 1894 5
Hiram s Dec.1895 4
Matthew s Feb. 1898 2
(Extracted by Combs Researcher Frankie Alsept)

Combs, James D. head May 1866 34 m1 12 b Owsley Co.
Martha (Isaacs) wife Jan 1868 32 m1 12 4-4 b Owsley Co.
Henry Clay son 7 Dec 1889 10 born Owsley Co.
George E. son 9 Mar 1892 8 born Owsley Co.
Molly dau Jul 1894 5 born Owsley Co.
Andrew (Andy) son 18 Apr 1896 4 born Jackson Co.

Sturgeon Precinct

Combs, Martha head Apr 1843 57 wd 11-10 b in Owsley Co.
Sidney son Apr 1878 22
Henry C. son 18 Oct 1880 19
Gilbert son 18 Aug 1886 13
William E. g-sn May 1897 3

[Next door]
Combs, Tarlton head Aug 1863 36 m1 10
Lenia wife Jun 1872 27 m1 10 5-5
Leonard son Jun 1890 9
Flora dau Nov 1891 8
Mittie B. dau Dec 1894 5
Nelly F. dau Mar 1897 4
Henry C. son Sep 1899 8/12
1901 Jackson Co., KY Vital Statistics. Births. transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser William BARKS son of John BARKS & Lucy Combs (
14 Aug 1901 Jackson Co., KY Vital Statistics. Deaths. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm)Mary Combs age 2, died of fever, daughter of Samuel/Emma KING
18 May 1904 Jackson Co., KY Vital Statistics. Marriages. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm) ___ POWELL 39, 3rd marriage, md 18 May 1904 Susan J. Combs 21, 1st marriage
10 Jun 1904 Jackson Co., KY Vital Statistics. Births (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm) James SIMS son of John SIMS & Frances Combs (
28 Nov 1904 Jackson Co., KY Vital Statistics. Marriages. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm) Alex Combs 25, 1st marriage, md 28 Nov 1904 Dixie INGRAMS 14, 1st marriage
8 Dec 1904 Jackson Co., KY Vital Statistics. Marriages. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm) ___ POWELL 20, 1st marriage, md 8 Dec 1904 Rachel Combs 20, 1st marriage
1910 Census Jackson Co., KY (trancsribed by Birdie McNutt)

KY, Jackson County, Mag Dist 15, Kavanaugh voting Precinct No. 1. Enumerated 9 May 1910 by John R. Durham. SD 11; ED 98; and Sheet # 10B.

HH# 118/118
COMBS, General W.head 53 M2 O KY KY KY Farmer General Farm
Lydia M. wife 23 M1 0 3-2 KY KY KY none
Sherman son 18 S KY KY KY Farm Laborer Home Farm
Boyd son 16 S KY KY KY Farm Laborer Home Farm
William son 14 S KY KY KY none
James son 12 S KY KY KY none
Henry son 8 S KY KY KY none
Cadle, Maggie step-dau 4 S KY KY KY none

HH#110/110
COMBS, John head MW 30 M1 10 KY KY KY Farmer General Farm
Mamie wife FW 28 M1 10 4-4 KY KY KY
Jessie dau FW 9 S KY KY KY
Allin son MW 8 S KY KY KY
Eliza E. dau FW 7 S KY KY KY
Carlos son MW 2 S KY KY KY
1 Jan 1912 Kentucky Death Certificate #1392 (transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser) Morris Combs death white male widow age: 34 yrs occupation: mail carrier born: Clay Co., Ky died: 1 Jan 1912 Jackson Co., Ky of TB of the larnix & lungs buried: Eley Reed? 3 Jan 1912 by John Combs of Brazil, Ky son of General Combs b Clay Co & Mary L. BAKER b Jackson Co. informant: John Combs of Brazil, Ky filed 2 Jan 1912 James H. FOWLER registar
20 July 1913 Kentucky Death Certificate Andy COMBS, white, male, single; Age: 1 yr; Born: 20 July 1912 Jackson Co. Ky; Died: 20 July 1913 Jackson Co Ky of acute ---- colitis; buried Reed Graveyard 21 July 1913 by General COMBS of Sandgap, Ky; s/o General COMBS b Clay Co. Ky & Liddie CODDAL b Jackson Co Ky; informant: James WILSON of Sandgap, Ky (Transcribed by Debi Houser).
1920 Jackson Co., KY Census (Extracted by Combs Researcher Frankie Alsept)

STURGEON dist #1

# 54
COMBS, Price age 21
Julia 20
William 10/11

POND CREEK #1

HH# 21
REYNOLDS, Milburn 41
Lou [Combs] 36
Robert 12
Ray 10

#58
COMBS, Albert age 21
Rosa 19

#59
COMBS, Jasper age 70
Catherine 70
Martha 30

POND CREEK # 3

HH# 217
HURLEY, Hughie 28
Dollie [Combs] 23
Frank 3 3/12
May 1 3/12

#215
COMBS, Elijah age 52
Patsy 49
Sherman 23
Clinton 19
Jane 18
Mart 14
Gilbert 11
Richmond 5

HH# 217
HURLEY, Hughie 28
Dollie [Combs] 23
Frank 3 3/12
May 1 3/12

HORSE LICK #2

#124
COMBS ? Mark 53
Mary 35
Dilse 3 2/12
Sherman 4/12

CAVANAUGH #1

HATFIELD, John D. 77
Jane [Algera Combs] 75
Lula 50
Nannie 26

#118
COMBS, John 39
Mayme 39
Allen 18
Ellen 16
Carlos 11
Berlin 8
Lucy B. 6
Harlen 4

#119
ABNER, Tib 24
Lessie [COMBS] 19
China 2

#121
COMBS, William age 23
Mollie 18
Dewey 1

CAVANAUGH #2

RUSSELL, Cash 36
Ollie 45 [Hatfield]
1930 Census Jackson Co., KY (not yet transcribed.)
11 Aug 1939 Kentucky Death Certificate # 20248; Henry David Combs; white, male, married, farmer; resides PO Sand Gap, Ky; age 37 yrs; Spouse Lucy Lee Combs; born 1902 Jackson Co., KY; died 11 Aug 1939 Jackson Co., KY of pulmonary tuberculosis according to history of the care; son of General Combs b Clay Co., KY & Mary Baker b Jackson Co., KY; informant: General Combs of Sand Gap, Ky; buried: Kerby Knob Cem 12 Aug 1939 by family & friends.(Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
11 Aug 1940 Kentucky Death Certificate #19200; of John Combs; white male single; resides: Sand Gap, Jackson Co., Ky; age: 60 yrs 5 mos 5 ds; occupation: farmer; born: 6 March 1880 Ky; died: 11 Aug 1940 Jackson Co., Ky ; Buried Powell Cem. 12 Aug 1940; son of General Combs b unk & Mary Louise BAKER b Ky; informant: Alvin Combs of Sand Gap, Ky; filed 14 Aug 1940 Mrs. H. F. MINTER registar (Combs Researcher Debi Kendrick)

Notes: See Morris and John Combs in HH of their parents, General George Washington & Mary Louise BAKER Combs on the 1880 Clay Co., KY Census
12 Oct 1944 Kentucky Death Certificate Ellis Combs of Mildred, Jackson Co., Ky, white, male, married, truck driver; Age: 33 yrs 11 mos 18 ds; Spouse: Bernice BOWMAN Combs age 32 yrs; Born: 28 Apr 1911 Owsley Co.; Died: 12 Oct 1944 Richmond, Madison Co., Ky of crushed skull; buried Gay Cem. 15 Oct 1944 by Oldham, Roberts, & Powell of Richmond, Ky; son of J. C. Combs b Owsley Co. & America GAY b Owsley Co.; informant: Morris Combs of Mildred, Ky
14 Aug 1946 Kentucky Death Certificate #17390; of John C. Combs; white male married; resides: Mildred, Jackson Co., Ky; age: 74 yrs 5 mos 13 ds; occupation: farmer; Spouse: America Combs age 65; born: 27 Feb 1872 Owsley Co., Ky; died: 12 Aug 1946 Jackson Co., Ky of Hypertension & heart disease; buried: Mildred, Ky 14 Aug 1946 by Fred ROMINGER of Manchester, Ky; son of James Combs b Owsley Co. & Nancy BURNS b Owsley Co.; informant: M-ris Combs of Mildred, Ky; filed 17 Aug 1946 Mrs. H. F. MINTER (Combs Researcher Debi Kendrick)

DK Notes: John C. Combs is listed 1900 & 1910 Owsley Co. Ky & 1920 Clay Co., Ky. The informant is probably his son Morris Combs.
22 Nov 1946 Kentucky Death Certificate #26121 Sherman Combs white male married resides: Olin, Jackson Co., Ky age: 50 yrs 1 mos 8 ds occupation: farmer Spouse: Tilda Mae Combsage 39 born: 14 Oct 1896 Perry Co., Ky died: 22 Nov 1946 Jackson Co., Ky possibly of pneumononia buried: Olin Cem. 23 Nov 1946 by relatives and friends son of Lige Combs b Perry Co. & Patsy SUMMERS b Perry Co. informant: Tilda Mae Combs of Olin, Ky filed 12 Dec 1946 Mrs. H. F. MINTER (Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

Note: See also the 16 Jun 1945 Cincinatti, Hamilton, OH Death Certificate for Ola Combs, Sherman Combs and Tilda Mae Johnson's daughter.
29 May 1953 Kentucky Death Certificate Volume 029 Cert 14398 Deathvol 53 for Robert COMBS: Residence JACKSON; Male, White, Married; Age: 76 years 7 months 29 days; Occupation: Farmer; Place of Death: Royrader, Jackson Co. Ky.; Birth Date: 30 Sept 1876; Place of Birth: Jackson Co. Ky.; Father: Jasper COMBS; Mother: Catherine HUNDLEY; Informant: Albert COMBS, Royrader, Ky.; Death Date: 29 May 1953; Cause of Death: Neighbors said he died of an heart attack.; Signed: Walker Owens MD, McKee, Ky.; Burial Place: Moore Cemetery, Royrader, Ky.; Undertaker: House Funeral Home, London, Ky. (Transcribed from microfilm from the Kentucky Historical Society by Lynda Combs Gipson, 22 May 2004)

Lynda Combs Gipson's Note: Robert's father, Jasper Combs, was the s/o William Billy Combs and Letha Ann Begley.
To Jackson Co., KY Cemeteries

Join Combs &c. in Support of USGenNet
— an IRS-approved nonprofit web-hosting service —

Combs &c. Research FamiliesCombs Research Group Proud Patron of USGenNetJoin USGenNet

This site is hosted by USGenNet, a nonprofit web-hosting service solely supported by tax-deductible donations. If this website has provided you with useful information, please consider making a donation to USGenNet to help keep sites like this online.

NOTICE: The Combs-Coombs &c. Research Group is a nonprofit public benefit corporation and complies fully with USGenNet's Conditions of Use. This Combs &c. Research Report has been provided for the free use of those engaged in non-commercial genealogical research by the nonprofit Combs Research Group. Any and all commercial use is strictly prohibited. Researchers are encouraged to copy and distribute this work freely, but with the proviso that it may only be copied and circulated in its entirety -- including this notice, and all sources, bibliographies and credits; and excepting electronically in which case permission is freely granted to link to this site instead. Sincerely, The Combs &c Research Group, Email: Webmaster.

© 1996-2010 Combs-Coombs &c. Research Group