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Letcher Co., KY was established in 1842 from Harlan & Perry Counties. Letcher County is on the Virginia State Line. Adjacent KY counties are Floyd, Harlan, Perry, and Pike. In 1884, Knott was est. from Breathitt, Floyd, Letcher and Perry in 1884.
Index to Letcher Co., KY Combs Records
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1910 Letcher Co., Ky Census (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

Pct 7 East Whitesburg Mag. Dist. 1 Whitesburg Town

HH 12/12
Wilborn HALL 37 head m1 15 yrs Ky Ky NC
Sarah Francis 32 wife m1 8-8 Ky Ky Ky
Patrick 13 son Ky Ky Ky
Bertha 12 dau Ky Ky Ky
Jonas 10 son Ky Ky Ky
Milton 9 son Ky Ky Ky
Curtis 8 son Ky Ky Ky
John 7 son Ky Ky Ky
Alsie 5 dau Ky Ky Ky
Floyd FRAZIER 24 (Head) Ky Ky Ky
Richard NEICE 23 (Head) m1 0 yrs Ky Ky Ky
Barm COMBS 25 m1 0 yrs KyUSUS

Note: Barm appears to be the son of Martin B. "Boon" COMBS and Eleanor "Goldie" MOORE. He married in Feb 1910 to Polly STAMPER in Knott Co., Ky.

HH 24/24
L. Dou COLLINS 35 head m1 13 yrs Ky Ky Ky
Nancy A. 29 wife m1 9-2 Ky Ky Ky
Willie R. 4 son Ky Ky Ky
Wilson 3 son Ky Ky Ky
Shade R. COMBS 12 ?sone (could say none) Ky Ky Ky

Note: Shade may be the son of James and Millie COMBS Combs who married in 1893 Letcher Co. They had a son named Shade listed on the 1900 Letcher Co Ky Census.

HH 71/71
Hugh COMBS 32 head m1 1 yr Ky Ky Ky
Phoebe 28 wife m1 0-0 Ky Ky Ky

Note: Elihue "Hugh" was the son of Ray and Catherine POLLY Combs. The Ky Birth Index lists Phoebe as a CAUDILL.

Pct 1 East Whitesburg

HH 102/102
Ed COMBS 85 head m2 18 yrs Ky Va Va
Oma 47 wife m1 2-2 Ky Ky Ky
Virgil 5 son Ky Ky Ky
Ival 3 dau Ky Ky Ky

Note: Edward was married 1st to Martha POLLY in 1849 Letcher Co. and 2nd to Oma MULLINS in 1892 Letcher Co.

HH 104/104
Henry COMBS 45 head m1 24 yrs Ky Ky Ky
Susan 44 wife 7-5 Ky Ky Ky
Lina 22 dau Ky Ky Ky
Ida 19 dau Ky Ky Ky
Nick 17 son Ky Ky Ky
Pearl 14 dau Ky Ky Ky
Hattie 12 dau Ky Ky Ky

Note: Henry COMBS was the son of Edward & Martha POLLY Combs. Henry married Susan COMBS in 1887 Letcher Co. Her parents are unknown at this time, though her age matches Elihue and Sarah WILLIAMS Combs daughter.

HH 107/107
William R. BLAIR 47? head m1 22 yrs Ky Ky Ky
Sally 42 wife m1 4-4 Ky Ky Ky
Carrie 18 dau Ky Ky Ky
Gordon 16 son Ky Ky Ky
Gladys 14 dau Ky Ky Ky

Note: William R. BLAIR married Sarah COMBS in 1888 Letcher Co. Who were her parents?

HH 108/108
Marion COMBS 38 head m1 18 yrs Ky Ky Ky
Martha 31 wife m1 Ky Ky Ky
Willard 16 son Ky Ky Ky
Pernie 13 dau Ky Ky Ky
Johnie 10 son Ky Ky Ky

Note: Who were Marion's parents? Marion married in 1892 Letcher Co Ky to Martha MORGAN.

HH 109/109
Ray COMBS 55 head m1 36 yrs Ky Ky Ky
Catharine 53 wife m1 13-9 Ky Ky Ky
Jane 26 dau single Ky Ky Ky
John 23 son single Ky Ky Ky
Harrison 20 son single Ky Ky Ky
Ed 15 son Ky Ky Ky
Babe 9 dau Ky Ky Ky

Note: Ray is probably William Ray COMBS, son of Elihue and Sarah WILLIAMS Combs. Ray married Catherine POLLY in 1872 Letcher Co., Ky.

HH 125/125
Sally COMBS 27 head wd 4-4 Ky Ky Ky
Charlie 7 son Ky Ky Ky
Ollie 5 dau Ky Ky Ky
Belle 3 dau Ky Ky Ky
Shile 1 1/12 dau Ky Ky Ky

Note: Who was Sally? Who was she the widow of?

HH 160/160
Shade R. COMBS 41 head m2 19 yrs Ky Ky Ky
Bettie 46 wife m2 6-6 KyNC (cut-off)
Alpha 16 dau Ky Ky Ky
Henry 18 son Ky Ky Ky
Julia B. 15 dau Ky Ky Ky
Silas B. 13 son Ky Ky Ky
Robert R. 10 son Ky Ky Ky
George M. 4 son Ky Ky Ky

Note: Shade R. COMBS was the son of Russell and Dicy POLLY Combs. He was married to Betty HART Adams in 1891 Letcher Co Ky. Betty died in 1942 per the newspaper Mountain Eagle.

HH 165/165
Joseph COMBS 35 head m1 14 yrs Ky Ky Ky
Susan 30 wife m1 7-5 Ky Ky Ky
Bertha 11 dau Ky Ky Ky
McKinley 9 son Ky Ky Ky
Elizabeth 7 dau Ky Ky Ky
Alice 5 dau Ky Ky Ky
Louiza 3 dau Ky Ky Ky

Note: Joseph COMBS married 1896 Letcher Co to Susan STALLARD.

HH 166/166
James COMBS 33 head m1 11 yrs Ky Ky Ky
Nerva 28 wife m1 5-4 Ky Ky Ky
Van 8 son Ky Ky Ky
Ida 6 dau Ky Ky Ky
G. Forrester 4 son Ky Ky Ky
Bonna B. 1 6/12 dau Ky Ky Ky
Dicy 60 mother Ky

Note: Dicy POLLY Combs was the wife of Russell H. "Hacker" COMBS. James was married to Manerva STALLARD per the Ky Birth Index Records for daughter Ida born in 1904.

HH 176/176
Mack COMBS 31 head m1 10 yrs Ky Ky Ky
Ida 24 wife 3-3 Ky Ky Ky
Vina 8 dau Ky Ky Ky
John 4 son Ky Ky Ky
Belva 2 dau Ky Ky Ky
Mack 19 nephew Ky Ky Ky

Note: Mack was the son of Russell H. & Dicy POLLY Combs. Mack was married to Ida M. HALL per the Ky Birth Index listings of son John and daughter Belvia.

HH 180/180
George W. COMBS 44 head m1 20 yrs Ky Ky Ky
Elizabeth 34 wife m1 8-8 KyVa (cut-off)
Mary 17 dau Ky Ky Ky
Susana 15 dau Ky Ky Ky
Manerva 13 dau Ky Ky Ky
Maggie 11 dau Ky Ky Ky
John 10 son Ky Ky Ky
William H. 9 son Ky Ky Ky
M. Russill 6 son Ky Ky Ky

Note: George W. COMBS, son of Russell and Dicy POLLY Combs, married in 1890 M.E. STALLARD.

Pct 7 West Whitesburg 20 April 1910

HH 48/48
James W. COMBS 39 head m1 2yrs Ky Ky Ky
Susan F. 36 wife m1 1-1 Ky Ky Ky
Velda E. 5/12 dau Ky Ky Ky

Note: Who is this? James "Wes" Combs and wife Susan along with their children, Velda included, are listed on the 1920 Letcher Co., Ky Census. Ky Birth Index lists Susan as a "Combs" also. Was James Wes COMBS the son of Edward and Martha POLLY Combs? They had a son James W. COMBS.

Pct 3 Mag. Dist. 3 Rockhouse

HH 4/4
Jordon COMBS 23 head m1 3 yrs Ky Ky Ky
Sarah 22 wife m1 2-1 Ky Ky Ky
Carl 1 3/12 son Ky Ky Ky

Note: Jordon, son of David and Nancy NEICE Combs, married Sarah GIBSON per the Ky Birth Index listing of their son Lawrence b 19 Dec 1916, who is listed on the 1920 Letcher Co Ky Census. Jordan Combs married Sarah GIBSON 17 Aug 1906 in Letcher Co, Ky. (LC-MB14:128). Jordon Combs (1885-1969) and wife Sarah [Gibson] Combs (3/13/1886, 1/24/1961) are buried in the Lawrence Combs Cemetery, Isom, Ky. (Source: Roothsweb)

HH 5/5
David COMBS 64 head m1 28 yrs Ky Ky Ky
Nancy 42 wife m1 17-12 Ky Ky Ky
Monroe 20 son Ky Ky Ky
Alcie 19 dau Ky Ky Ky
Van 17 son Ky Ky Ky
Eva 14 dau Ky Ky Ky
Polyan 16 dau Ky Ky Ky
Nathaniel 13 son Ky Ky Ky
Tandy 12 son Ky Ky Ky
Mauda 10 dau Ky Ky Ky
Lavinie 8 dau Ky Ky Ky

Note: David COMBS and wife Nancy NEICE can be found on the 1900 Knott Co., Ky Census. David was the son of Shadrick and Elizabeth BOLING Combs, listed on the 1850 & 1860 Morgan Co., Ky Census. Dave/David A. Combs b.17 Mar. 1847; d.6 July 1923 at Colson, Ky; m. ca 1882 to Nancy Neace b. 2 Sept. 1865; d. 18 June 1926 Letcher Co. Ky. (d/o Jacob Neace/Niece and Margaret Sexton) both are buried at the Charley Logan Cemetery (Source: Letcher Co History Vol. 1 Published by Letcher Co. Historical Soc.). No DCs located for this couple. Nancy's maiden name is documented by the 5 May 1912 Letcher Co., Ky. birth record of her son John D Combs and by the 14 June 1952 Letcher Co, Ky., DC of their daughter Alcie Combs Adams (b 25 March 1891) and the 15 June 1948 Knott Co, Ky. DC of their son Monroe Combs (b June 26, 1889) that also states he, Monroe, was born in Perry Co. and that his father was born in Virginia. Son John D Combs aka Dishman Combs is found in the 1930 census, age 16, styled as brother-in-law and living with his sister Eva and her husband John L BANKS. Dishman Combs' wife's name was Dessie per her 9 Feb 2000 Lexington Herald Leader obituary (see Archives).

More notes about this family: The Letcher Co, Ky. marriage index shows:

  • 1906 Combs Jordon, Sarah Gibson 14:128 Letcher, 17 Aug. 1906
  • 1912 Combs Eva, John L. Banks 16:614 Letcher
  • 1913 Combs Polly A., Sam Adams 17:315 Letcher
  • 1915 Combs Acy, Shade Adams 18:458 Letcher
  • 1915 Combs Monroe, Millie Amburgey 19:018 Letcher
  • 1915 Combs Nathanial, Liddie Amburgey 20:073 Letcher
  • 1917 Combs Tandy, Catherine Payne, 22:102 Letcher
  • 1918 Combs Mauda, G.T. Bradford, 25:068 Letcher
  • 1923 Combs Tandy, Goldie Hart, 39:083
  • Van B. Combs married Dicie COLLINS per the Ky Birth Index listings of daughters Sarena and Ruby.

    Nathaniel Combs states on his 5 June 1918 WWI Letcher Co, Ky. Draft Registration card that he was born 31 Dec 1896, Colson, Ky., resides in Bath, Letcher Co, Ky., and that his nearest relative is Dave Combs, and that his father was born in Indiana. Jordan Combs states he was born 2 March 1885. One Von [signed as Van] Combs of Colson, Ky., states he was born 28 Jan. 1893. (Source: WWI Draft Registration Card Images, Ancestry.com).

    Daughter Eva C Banks (9/24/1895-4/24/1958) is buried in the Banks Cemetery, Isom, Ky.
    Van B Combs (1892-1960) is buried in the Gibson and Combs Cemetery in Colson, Ky.
    Jordon Combs (1885-1969) and wife Sarah [Gibson] Combs (3/13/1886, 1/24/1961) are buried in the Lawrence Combs Cemetery, Isom, Ky. (Source: Letcher Co, Ky Cemetery)

    HH 10/10
    Monroe COLLINS 22 head m1 3 yrs KyKy(cut-off)
    Sisie 18 wife m1 2-0 KyKy
    Sallie COMBS 63 mot-in-law wd 7-6 KyKy
    William 25 bro-in-law wd Ky Ky Ky
    Jim 16 uncle KyKy

    HH 27/27
    John STIDHAM 42 head m1 20 yrs NC NC (cut-off)
    Nancy 40 wife m1 11-10 Ky Ky
    Luiza 18 dau Ky NC
    Arminda 17 dau Ky Ky [sic]
    Mary 15 dau KyKy
    Harrison 13 son KyKy
    Ollie 11 dau Ky Ky
    Della 9 dau Ky Ky
    Tandy 7 son Ky Ky
    Johny 5 son Ky NC
    Willie 3 son Ky Ky
    Golden 1 2/12 son Ky Ky
    General COMBS 28 servant Ky Ky

    Note: Nancy COMBS married John STIDHAM in 1889 Letcher Co., Ky. Nancy was the daughter of John and Elizabeth BREEDING Combs per her 1937 Letcher Co Ky Death Certificate.

    HH 30/30
    George COMBS 22 head m1 0 yrs Ky Ky
    Lula 22 wife m1 Ky Ky

    Note: George COMBS, probable son of William R. and Margaret CAUDILL Combs, was married to Lula ADAMS.

    HH 31/31
    Steve COMBS 36 head m1 17 yrs Ky Ky
    Martha 32 wife m1 6-6 Ky Ky
    Lenville 16 son Ky Ky
    Tandy 14 son Ky Ky
    Denny 12 son Ky Ky
    Minta 10 dau Ky Ky
    Ella 8 dau Ky Ky
    Cullen 6 son Ky Ky

    Note: Steve COMBS, son of George and Millie MAGGARD Combs, was married in 1893 Letcher Co to Martha ADAMS.

    HH 52/52
    Harrison BANKS 45 head m1 30 yrs Ky Ky (cut-off)
    Milley 46 wife m1 12-10 Ky Ky
    Sarah 27 dau single 1-1 Ky Ky
    John 25 son div Ky Ky
    Harlen 16 son Ky Ky
    Willie 12 son Ky Ky
    Ida 9 dau Ky Ky
    Cally 7 dau Ky Ky
    Theodore 5 son Ky Ky
    Malley 9 g-dau Ky Ky

    Note: William Harrison BANKS was married to Millie COMBS, daughter of J. W. and Mary HOGG Combs, per "The Combs Genealogy".

    HH 54/54
    Wesley COMBS 37 head m1 15yrs Ky Ky
    Maggie 29 wife m1 8-7 Ky Ky
    Ella 14 dau Ky Ky
    Sarah 12 dau Ky Ky
    Harrison 10 son Ky Ky
    Tony 9 son Ky Ky
    Allie 4 dau Ky Ky
    Cooley 2 son Ky Ky
    Kinney 11/12 son Ky Ky

    Note: Wesley was the son of John and Elizabeth BREEDING Combs. (See 1943 Letcher Co Death Certificate) He married Maggie BANKS in 1895 Letcher Co Ky.

    HH 55/55
    Henry COMBS 34 head m1 4 yrs Ky Ky
    Pollie 27 wife m1 3-3 Ky Ky
    Eulice 3 dau Ky Ky
    Lincoln 2 son Ky Ky
    Denby 1/12 son Ky Ky

    Note: Henry COMBS was married to Polly ROARK per the 1904 Ky Birth Index listing of daughter Eunice. Henry was the son of George A. & Millie MAGGARD Combs.

    HH 58/58
    John Combs 41 head m1 14 yrs Ky Ky
    Matilda E. 30 wife m1 7-6 Ky Ky
    Hobart 12 son Ky Ky
    Herman 10 son Ky Ky
    Henry 9 son Ky Ky
    Pearly 7 dau Ky Ky
    Mantie 4 dau Ky Ky
    Howard ?10/12 son Ky Ky
    Bessie 14 dau Ky Ky

    Note: John (1865-1940), son of George A. & Millie MAGGARD Combs, was married to Matilda MADDEN.

    HH 60/60
    Shade COMBS 30 head div Ky Ky
    Kenan 7 son Ky Ky
    Kermit 6 son Ky Ky
    Allie 4 dau Ky Ky
    George 68 father m1 45 yrs Ky Ky
    Milley 67 mother m1 9-6 Ky Ky
    Stephen ISON 20 nephew Ky Ky
    Harlen COMBS nephew 20 Ky Ky

    Note: George COMBS (1842-1926), son of Shadrick and Sarah ADAMS Combs, was married to Millie MAGGARD (1843-1914). Stephen ISON was the son of Elisha and Mary Ann COMBS Ison. Mary Ann was the daughter of George and Millie. Shade married 1st to Millie ISON, who he apparently divorced. His 2nd marriage, in 1911 Letcher Co, was to Cinda HAMPTON (1879-1915). He then married Ollie ADKINS and they are listed on the 1920 Letcher Co Ky Census.

    HH 107/107
    Wesley COMBS 60 head wd Ky Ky
    Will 30 son single Ky Ky
    Harlen 28 son single Ky Ky
    Minnie Lee 25 dau single Ky Ky
    Charlie 21 son single Ky Ky
    Steve 19 son single Ky Ky
    Lorinda 16 dau Ky Ky
    Bradley 14 son Ky Ky
    Blain 14 son Ky Ky

    Note: Wesley Combs, son of J. W. & Mary HOGG Combs, was married to Mary BREEDING who died in 1909.

    HH 233/233
    Shade COMBS, Sr. 52 head m1 24 yrs Ky Ky Ky
    Maryan 42 wife m1 10-9 Ky Ky Ky
    Cinda 21 dau single Ky Ky Ky
    John 20 son single Ky Ky Ky
    Minda 18 dau single Ky Ky Ky
    Ida 16 dau Ky Ky Ky
    Sarah 13 dau Ky Ky Ky
    Tiny 11 dau Ky Ky Ky
    Martha 7 dau Ky Ky Ky
    Earnest 3 son Ky Ky Ky
    Effa 3/12 dau Ky Ky Ky
    R. S. 19 nephew Ky Ky Ky

    Note: Shade COMBS, son of Shadrick and Sarah ADAMS Combs, married Mary A. ADAMS in 1885 Letcher Co Ky.

    Dist. 5 River

    HH 90/90
    John COMBS 26 head m1 8 yrs Ky Ky Ky
    Nancy 24 wife m1 4-3 Ky Ky Ky
    Golda 7 dau Ky Ky Ky
    Bertha 5 dau Ky Ky Ky
    Elijah 0/12 son Ky Ky Ky

    Note: Who is this? Son of William COMBS b ca 1855 on the 1900 Letcher Co Census? John was married to Nancy LEWIS per daughter Bertha's 1911 Letcher Co Ky Death Certificate. Is Nancy the same person as Nancy Ann, listed as a widow on the 1920 Letcher Co Ky Census?

    HH 142/142
    Jas. COMBS 33 head m1 6 yrs Ky Ky Ky
    Susan 24 wife m1 3-3 Ky Ky Ky
    Nora 5 dau Ky Ky Ky
    Kinney 4 son Ky Ky Ky
    Lora 2 dau Ky Ky Ky
    Preston FIELDS 24 boarder m1 Ky Ky Ky

    Note: James COMBS (1876-1939), son of Wesley and Mary BREEDING Combs, married Susan F. FRAZIER (1885-1928). Both are buried in the Wesley Combs Cem., Letcher Co., Ky.

    HH 187/187
    Harlin COMBS 23 head m1 6 yrs Ky Ky
    Mary J. 21 wife 3-2 Ky Ky
    Stella 4 dau Ky Ky
    Granville P. 3/12 son Ky Ky

    Note: Is this the Harlan COMBS that was married to Mary Jane SMITH?

    HH 249/249
    Kelly COMBS 30 m1 0yrs Ky Ky Ky
    Sallie 30 m1 3-2 Ky Ky Ky
    Curtis JINT 9 boarder Ky Ky Ky
    Dicy JINT 7 boarder Ky Ky Ky

    HH 250/250
    William COMBS 50 head wd Ky Ky Ky
    Sallie 23 dau single Ky Ky Ky
    Lucinda 20 dau single Ky Ky Ky
    Rosine 17 dau Ky Ky Ky

    Note: Who is this? William is listed as being born April 1855, widower, on the 1900 Letcher Co Ky Census.

    HH 265/265
    Samuel COMBS 40 wd Ky Ky Ky
    Julia 18 dau Ky Ky Ky
    Sarah 14 dau Ky Ky Ky
    Troy 12 son Ky Ky Ky
    Mattie 7 dau Ky Ky Ky

    Note: Who is this? Samuel, age 62 and daughter Maggie [sic] are listed on the 1920 Letcher Co Ky Census.

    HH 266/266
    Dock COMBS 38 m1 2 yrs Ky Ky Ky
    Vida 24 m1 0- (blank) Ky Ky Ky

    Note: Is this Jason Bracken "Brack" COMBS, son of G.W. and Sarah SUMNER Combs? Brack was married to Vida HALL.

    Pct. 6 Line Fork Mag. Dist. 6

    HH 112/112
    Kelley AKEMAN 28 head m1 6 yrs Ky Ky Ky
    Cordelia 30 wife Ky Ky Ky
    James 6 son Ky Ky Ky
    Oma 4 dau Ky Ky Ky
    Alberta 1 7/12 dau Ky Ky Ky
    Blaine COMBS 13 servant Ky Ky Ky

    Note: Who is Blaine? Is he the same Blaine COMBS listed on the 1920 Letcher Co Census with his wife Connie ROARK?
    22 Jul 1910 Letcher Co., KY Marriage: Groom: Matthew COLLINS; Bride: Mattie COMBS. Date 22 July 1910. Married at America COLLINS res. in Letcher Co., KY. Witnesses Alcy COLLINS and John COLLINS. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Lynda Combs Gipson)
    25 Sep 1910 Letcher Co., KY Marriage: Groom: M D BATES; Bride: Beatrice COMBS. Date 25 September 1910. Married Whitesburg, Letcher Co., KY. Witnesses John CRAFT Jr and Shade COMBS. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Lynda Combs Gipson)

    4 Mar 1911 Letcher Co., KY Marriage: Groom: Shade COMBS; Bride: Cinda HAMPTON. Date 4 March 1911. Married at Stephen COMBS res. in Letcher Co., KY. Witnesses W R BROWN and Stephen COMBS. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Lynda Combs Gipson)
    16 May 1911Kentucky Death Certificate #13001 of Edward Combs white male married age 87 yrs born: no record of birth Letcher Co., Ky died: 16 May 1911 Letcher Co., Ky died of pnewmonia, catorrhol? son of no one knows informant: Shade Combs of Whitesburg, Ky buried: Mouth of Colly 16 May 1911 undertaker: Henry Combs (acting) of ?Ermine, Ky (Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

    16 May 1911 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 033 Cert 13001 Deathvol 11 Place of death: County: Letcher, Vot pct: East Ward, Town: Whitesburg, Ky., Full name: Edward Combs, Sex: Male, Color or race: White, Marital status: Married, Date of birth: No record of birth, Age: 87, Occupation: Farmer, Birthplace: Letcher Co., Ky., Name of father: No one knows, Birthplace: Not known, Maiden name of mother: Not known, Birthplace: Not known, Informant: Shade Combs, Address: Whitesburg, Ky., Address: Whitesburg, Ky., Filed: May 16, 1911, Stephen Blair, Registrar, Date of death: May 16, 1911, I hereby certify that I attended deceased from May 1, 1911 to May 14, 1911 that I last saw him alive on May 14, 1911, Cause of death: Pneumonia, Catorrhal, Signed: J.M., Bentley M.D., May 16, 1911, Address: Whitesburg, Ky., Place of burial: Mouth of Colly, Date of burial: May 16, 1911, Undertaker: Henry Combs (acting), Address: Ermine, Ky. (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)

    Jimmie's Comments: This one was posted by Debi Houser Kendrick (FetherTail) before but I think it needs posting again. Edward b. 21 Aug 1824 Smoot Creek, Letcher Co. Ky., md. Martha Polly d/o Henry & Martha Hall Polly, Edward md. Oma Mullins, Edward s/o Shadrack Combs, Sr., & Marthy Patsy Casebolt, Shadrack s/o John Combs, Jr., & Margaret Nantz
    22 May 1911 Letcher Co., KY Marriage: Groom: Patrick BACK; Bride: Bertha COMBS. Date 22 May 1911. Married at J A CRAFT's res. in Letcher Co., KY. Witnesses W G CAUDILL and Wm BLAIR and others. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Lynda Combs Gipson)
    28 Jun 1911 Kentucky Death Certificate of stillbirth Combs Cert. # 15730 white male single born and died 28 June 1911 Whitesburg, Letcher Co., Ky son of Stephen Combs b Letcher & Martha ADAMS b Letcher informant Stephen Combs of Whitesburg, Ky buried Sanlick Cem undertaker Sergent & Da----- (Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
    19 Jul 1911 Letcher Co., KY Marriage: Groom: Van COMBS; Bride: Susan MADDEN. Date 19 July 1911. Married at Peter MADDEN's res, in Letcher Co., KY. Witnesses Horsley COMBS and Jordan COMBS (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Lynda Combs Gipson)
    30 Aug 1911 Letcher Co., KY Marriage: Groom: Henry C FRAZIER; Bride: Minalle? COMBS. Date 30 August 1911. Married at Silas COLLINS res in Letcher Co., KY. Witnesses Silas COLLINS and Nora COLLINS. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Lynda Combs Gipson)
    3 Nov 1911 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 073 Cert 29100 Deathvol 11 Place of death: County: Letcher, Vot pct: No 5, Full name: Bertha Combs, Sex: Female, Color or race: White, Marital status: Single, Date of birth: March 24, 1905, Occupation: Schoolgirl, Birthplace: Letcher Co. Ky., Name of father: John Combs, Birthplace: Ky., Maiden name of mother: Nancy Lewis, Birthplace: Ky., Informant: Rosina Combs, Address: Grouse Ky., Filed: Nov 6, 1911 John D. Blair Registrar, Date of death: Nov 3, 1911, Cause of death: Burned to death accidental, Place of burial: Jeremiah, Ky. Date: Nov 4, 1911. (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
    30 Nov 1911 Letcher Co., KY Marriage: Groom: William COMBS; Bride: Nora Hall COLLINS. Date 30 November 1911. Married at Silas COLLINS res in Letcher Co., KY. Witnesses Silas COLLINS and Monroe COLLINS. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Lynda Combs Gipson)
    30 Nov 1911 Commonwealth of Kentucky,state board of health, bureau of vital statistics, Certificate of death: Volume 073 Cert 28859 Deathvol 11 Place of death: County: Jefferson, City: Louisville no. Jewish Hospital, Full Name: Charles Combs, Sex: Male, Color or race; White, Marital status: Single, Date of birth: Dec 17, 1888, Age: 22 yrs 11 mos 13 days, Occupation: Dental Student, Birthplace: Letcher Co. Ky., Name of father: Westley COMBS, Birthplace: Ky., Maiden name of mother: Polly BREEDEN, Birthplace: Ky., Informant: Stephen Combs, Address: Crown, Ky., Filed: Nov 30, 1911, W (registrar sig unreadable, scribbled), Date of death: Nov 30, 1911, I hereby certify that I attended deceased from Nov 22, 1911 to Nov 30, 1911, that I last saw him alive on Nov 30, 1911, and that death is said to have occurred on the date stated above at 4:45 A.M., Cause of death: Typhoid Fever, Contributory: Pneumonia, Signed: Herman Humphrey, By Hcc. M.D., Nov 30, 1911 Address: 1011 Barrett Ave, Length of residence (For Hospitals, Institutions, Transients or recent residents) 12 days, Former or usual residence: 105 E. Chestnut Lou, Ky., Place of burial or removal: (written across this statement is " Crown Na", Poor Fork, Ky.,), Date of burial: Nov 30, 1911, Undertaker: Lee E Pralle (sic), Address: 600 W. Chest. (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
    4 Jan 1912 Letcher Co., KY Marriage: Groom: Shade DIXON; Bride: Sinda A COMBS. Date 4 January 1912. Married at Rachel DIXON's res. in Letcher Co., KY. Witness F B DISON. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Lynda Combs Gipson)
    15 Jan 1912 Letcher Co., KY Marriage: Groom: William COMBS; Bride: Mary MAGGARD. Date 15 January 1912. Married at Whitesburg Ky in Letcher Co. Witnesses Shade MAGGARD and Calvin MOORE. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Lynda Combs Gipson)
    20 Mar 1912 Letcher Co., KY Marriage: Groom: Jonathan FRAZIER; Bride: Arminita COMBS. Date 20 March 1912. Married at Sam ADAMS res in Letcher Co., KY. Witnesses John COMBS and Cal MOORE. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Lynda Combs Gipson)
    17 Jul 1912 Letcher Co., KY Marriage: Groom: N M FRANKLIN; Bride; Alberta COMBS. Date 17 July 1912. Married at Ermine, Letcher Co., KY. Witnesses W R BLAIR, Everett BLAIR and W B WEBB. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Lynda Combs Gipson)
    1 Aug 1912 Letcher Co., KY Marriage: Groom: Blain KISER; Bride: Allie COMBS. Date 1 August 1912. Married at Charlie KISER's res. in Letcher Co., KY. Witnesses Ira HALL and Martin COOK. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Lynda Combs Gipson)
    12 Sep 1912 Letcher Co., KY Marriage: Groom: Alex HARTT; Bride: Susana COMBS. Date 12 September 1912. Married at Colly in Letcher Co., KY. Witnesses W R SPANGLEN? L M BLAIR and G W COMBS. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Lynda Combs Gipson)
    2 Dec 1912 Letcher Co., KY Marriage: Groom: Melvin FRAZIER; Bride: Ida COMBS. Date 2 December 1912. Married at O F RICHMOND's res. in Letcher Co., KY. Witnesses Owen RICHMOND and S L? RICHMOND. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Lynda Combs Gipson)
    5 Oct 1914 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 053 Cert 26500 Deathvol 14 Place of death, County: Letcher, Full Name: Ira Combs, Sex: Male, Color or race: White, Age: 1 yrs 8 mos, Birthplace: Letcher Co. Ky., Name of father: James Combs, Birthplace: Letcher Co. Ky., Maiden name of mother: Susan Frazier, Birthplace: Letcher Co. Ky., Informant: Stephen Combs, Jr. Address: Whitesburg, Ky., Filed: Oct 5, 1914, Registrar: S.D.Blair(sic scribbled), I hereby certify that I attended deceased from Oct 1, 1914 to Oct 4, 1914, that I last saw him alive on Oct 4, 1914 and that death occurred on the date stated above at 9 P.M., Cause of death; One fourth to one fifth of skin burned off of body. Signed: J.M.Bentley M.D., Oct 5, 1914 Address: Whitesburg, Ky., Place of burial: Combs cem Letcher, Date of burial: Oct 5, 1914, Undertaker: R.N. Swisher, Address: Whitesburg, Ky. (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
    20 Aug 1915 Kentucky Death Certificate #28775 of Mrs. Shade Combs white female married, age 34, born Ky, died 20 Aug 1915 Letcher Co., Ky of puerperal fever, daughter of David HAMPTON b Va & not known. informant Stephen Combs of Whitesburg, Ky; buried Mouth of Colly, 21 Aug 1915 undertaker R. N. SWISHER of Whitesburg, Ky (Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

    Note: Cinda HAMPTON marriedd Shade COMBS in 1911 Letcher Co., KY. (See above)
    7 Sep 1916 Commonwealth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics:; Certificate of Death,; Volume 050 ; Cert 24665 ; Deathvol 16; Place of death, County: Letcher, Vot pct: Whitesburg #7; City: Whitesburg, Full name: Ira Combs, Sex: Male, Color or race: White,; Marital status: Single, Age: 22 yrs, Occupation: Farmer, Birthplace, Knott,; Co. Ky., Name of father: Andrew Combs, Birthplace: Perry Co. Ky., Maiden; name of mother: Nancy FRANCIS, Birthplace: Letcher Co. Ky., Informant:; Nelson Combs, Address: Spider, Ky., Filed: Sep 8, 1916, Stephen L. BLAIR; Registrar, By R.N. SWISHER by req., Date of death: Sept 7, 1916, I hereby; certify that I attended the deceased from (Aug scratched out) Sept 6, 1916 to; Sep 7, 1916, that I last saw him alive on (blank) and that death occurred on; the date stated above at 4:30 P.M., Cause of death: Dosn't know, Signed Jno D. Fatysoaholo (sic scribbled) M.D. Sept 7, 1916, Address; Whitesburg, Place; of burial: Grove fields, Knott Co. Ky., Date of burial: Aug 8, 1916,; Undertaker: R.N. SWISHER, Address: Whitesburg. (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson; Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
    22 Oct 1916 Commonwealth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 053 Cert 26164 Deathvol 16 Place of death, County: Letcher, Vot pct; Jenkins no 3, Town: McRoberts, Full Name: Thomas W. COMBS, Sex: Male, Color or race: White, Marital status: Widowed, Date of birth: 1883, Age: Abt 33, Occupation: Pumper, Birthplace: Ky., Name of father: (Blank), Maiden name of mother: Ella WILSON, Birthplace: Unknown, Filed Oct 23, 1916, Fred M. YOUNG registrar (sic), Date of death: Oct 22, 1916, Cause of death: Due to excessive drinking whiskey, Organic Heart Lesion, Signed: J.J. GAMBILL M.D., Place of burial: Lexington, Ky., Date of burial: Oct 23, 1916, Undertaker: Fred H. KING, Address: Jenkins, Ky. (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
    1 Dec 1918 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics:; Certificate of Death: Volume 006; Cert 02813; Deathvol 19; Place of death: Letcher, Vot Pct: no. 7 Whitesburg, City: Whitesburg Ky., Full; Name: Fielden Combs, Sex: Male, Color or race; White, Marital status: Married,; Age: 50 yrs (Scribbled over), Occupation: Laborer, Birthplace: Knott Co. Ky.; Name of father: Madison Combs, Birthplace; Knott Co. Ky. Maiden name of; mother: Suson (scribbled over), Birthplace: Not Known, Informant: Riley CAUDILL, Address: Whitesburg, Ky. Filed: 1/5/1919, S.S. Bean, Reigistrar.; Date of death: Dec 1, 1918, I hereby certify that I attended the deceased from; Nov, 22 to Dec 1, 1918 that I last saw him alive on Nov 30, 1918 and that; death occurred on the date stated at 10 A.M., Cause of death: Pneumonia,; Contributory: Influenza, Signed: P.Y. Pursiful M.D., Dec 2, 1918, Address;; Whitesburg, Ky., Place of Burial: Whitesburg, Ky. Date Dec 2, 1918.; Undertaker: R.N. Swisher, Address: Whitesburg, Ky. (Death Certificate Donated by Combs Researcher Lynda Combs Gipson; Transcribed and posted by Combs Researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)

    Notes: Is this Fielding Combs, son of James Madison and Susan Combs Combs of Perry Co., KY? If this Fielding was 52 years of age, he is not the same as Fielding, son of James and Susan, was b in 1869 per 1870 Perry Co., KY Census.
    9 Dec 1918 Kentucky Death Certificate: Full name: Mrs Stephen Combs, Jr., Sex: F, Color: W, Marital status: Married, Age: 23, Occupation: Housewife, Birthplace: Letcher Co. Ky., Name of father: M.C. Fields, Birthplace; Letcher Co. Ky., Maiden name of mother: Rochel Musselwhite, Birthplace: Mo. Informant: Stephen Combs, Jr., Address: Whitesburg Ky., Date of death; Dec 9 , 1918, I hereby certify that I attended the deceased from Nov 1, 1918 to Dec 9, 1918, that I last saw her alive on Dec 9, 1918 and that death occurred on the date stated above at 9 P.M., Cause of death: Pureprial Fever, Signed: (scribbled) Pursiful, M.D., Dec 11, 1918, Address: Whitesburg Ky., Place of burial: Daehan Ky., (sic), Date of burial: Dec 11, 1918. Undertaker: R.N. Swisher, Address; Whitesburg Ky. (Death Certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)

    Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs notes: The Date in the Kentucky Vital Records Death Index has to be wrong (191207) whoever transcribed it must of had a bit of difficulty reading it because it was marked over with several numbers. but if you read the Doctors certification the dates given in the above text are correct. (9 Dec 1918).
    21 Feb 1919 Kentucky Death Certificate #17916 of Enoch Combs; white male married; born: 30 May 1839 Letcher Co., Ky; died: 21 Feb 1919 Clay Co., Ky; son of Mason Combs & Matilda WATTS (Combs Researcher Debi Houser) See also Bible Record
    17 Oct 1919 Register of Marriage submitted by Jess Waddell

    Juda Combs married Halick Nickel (sic) in Whitesburg, Letcher Co, KY Halick was aged 22 and Juda was age 26. Juda was divorced at time of this (re)marriage. Husband's place of birth was Frozen Creek, Magoffin Co, KY. Wife's place of birth was Fleming, Letcher Co, KY. Parents of Husband: W. G. Nickel (William Green Nickell) and Cordelia Nickel (Cordelia Howard). Parents of Wife: Riley Combs (William Riley Combs) and Margaret Combs (Margaret Caudill). (Jess Waddell added the remarks in parenthesis)

    Note: Juda was born January 16, 1892 in Kentucky. Juda died January 2, 1975
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