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McCracken was established in 1825 from Hickman. Ballard was established in 1842 from McCracken and Hickman. No Combs located in Census index from 1830-1850.
1860 Census McCracken Co., Ky (transcribed from microfilm by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

Dist. 2 Paducah P.O.

HH 421/423
J. S. Combs 26 m farmer -- 300 England
Elizabeth 35 f -- 100 Tn
Margaret 2 f Ky
George A. 5/12 m Ky
Elizabeth BRUSH 16 f ILL
John H. MORRIS 10 m 333 -- Ky
Mahaley F. MORRIS 7 f 333 -- Ky
Nancy D. MORRIS 5 f 333 -- Ky
Wm. H. KENT 19 m farm laborer ILL
1870 Census McCracken Co., KY (transcribed from microfilm by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

Dist. 3 Lovelace, Ky PO
HH 44/42
James Combs 34 farmer 800 500 England both parents foreign born
Elizabeth 44 keeps house Tn
Nancy D. 15 Ky attended school father foreign born
Margaret 12 Ky attended school father foreign born
George A. 10 Ky attended school father foreign born

Notes: The three oldest children in this household were listed as MORRIS in 1860.
1900 Census Paducah, McCracken Co., KY ed 71 sh 2a-B Image 3-4  Transcribed by Deb Coombs
Frank Hogwood, Mar 1871, 29, M, 6, Tn, Tn, Tn, conduction, RR
Hallie, wife, May 1876, 23, M, 6, 3, 3, KY, KY, KY
Johnnie, son, Sep 1894, 5, KY, KY, KY
Frank, son Jan 1897, 3, KY, KY, KY
Nell, dau, Nov 1899, 6/12, KY, KY, KY
AB Coombs, father Jan 1854, 46, wd, 23, KY, KY, KY, forman, log (?)

Note: See below the death certificate and notation for Isham B. Coombs dated 1 Mar 1930.
1910 Census Paduccah City District 1, McCracken Co., KY ed 118 sheet 18b HH 475/486 Transcribed by Deb Coombs
Isham B. Coombs, 55, married 2nd time, married 7 years, ky, KY, KY car?, railroad
Mary, wife, 37, married once, married 7 years, KY, GER, GER
1920 Census Paducah, McCracken Co., KY ed 154 p() A HH 51/52 Transcribed by Deb Coombs
Isom B. Coombs W 65 Ky, KY, KY, car repair for rail road
Mary wife 47 KY, Bavaria, Bavaria
NOTE: Living next door HH 50/50
Freddrick Schmidt, head, 57, KY, Bavaria, Bavaria
Clara D., wife, 51, KY, Germany, Germany
Richard G., son, 20, KY, KY, KY
--- H. daughter, 17, KY, KY, KY
Clara B., daughter, 12, KY, KY, KY
George T., brother, 64, KY, Bavaria, Bavaria
Lena Berger, sister in law, 40, widow

NOTE: Isham Buckner Coombs was in Warren Co., KY in 1880 census. According to family records of Marguerite Caldwell, Isham Buckner Coombs married first Sarah Fox, and secondly Mary Burger... no marriage record of either has been found to date. Isham B. Coombs was a son of Isham Coombs and Martha Ann Cash of Hardin Co., KY and Hart Co., KY.
1 Mar 1930 McCracken Co., Kentucky Death Certificate for Isham B. Coombs, male, white, married to Mary Berger Coombs, born 1 Jan 1855, Hardin Co., KY, aged 75 yrs 2 mo 0 days; retired, farmer, parents: Blank; informant Mrs. Hallie Hogwood (transcribed by Deb Coombs from image of original)

Note: Although, the death certificate above does not list his parents, Isham was the son of Isham Coombs and Martha Ann Cash of Hardin, Hart, and Trimble Counties, KY, as stated in the source: Connelley, William Elsey and Coulter, E.M., Ph.D., History of Kentucky, 1922, Vol V p. 393-385 which states on the children of Isham Coombs (the father): ".. Henry, a farmer to the age of thirty and afterward for a number of years jailor in Barren County and later took up the monument business and died while still so engaged at Carrollton at the age of sixty-eight; Warren Thomas, a farmer and teamster, who died in Barren County; Samuel; Ben, who was a farmer in Henry County and died at Campbellsburg; Isham, a farmer near Paducah; William, who lives on his farm near Campbellsburg; Richard B., tollgate keeper of the Carrollton and Milton Turnpike who died in Carroll County; Donnah, who died in Trimble County in 1901, wife of Otis Dunnaway, a butcher living at Campbellsburg; Gabriel, a farmer who died in Oklahoma; A. L., an Oklahoma farmer; Charles, a farmer living at Carrollton; Kate, of Stroud, Oklahoma, widow of Robert Bland, a farmer." According to family history he married first Sarah Fox and secondly Mary Burger. The informant to the death certificate, was his daughter by his first wife (See 1900 Census above for Frank Hogwood and the 1880 census for Isham in Warren Co., KY where Hallie is in his HH with first wife Sarah.)

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