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Meade Co., KY was established in 1824 from Breckinridge and Hardin.
1830 US Census Meade Co, KY (Transcribed by Deb Coombs)

Free White Age Categories: under 5; under 10; under 15; under 20; under 30; under 40 (etc.)

Page Number
Surname
First Name
FWM
FWF
Total
272
COMBS
Burton
000001
000000
1
271
COMBS
Lewily D.
000001
000000
1

Notes: Not identified as yet; however, see a much earlier (1763) Barton Combs of Halifax Co., VA.
21 Jul 1830 Meade Co., KY Marriages Combs, Barton & GARDNER, Caroline (Extracted by Combs Researcher Carolyn Wimp from MEADE CO, KY. RECORDS Vol II, Marriages by Wathena Kennedy Miller for Ancestal Trails Historical Soc., 1988, McDowell Pub.)

Notes: See 1850 Ohio Co., KY Census HH of Burton and Caroline Combs.
4 Oct 1832 William GARNETT, of age, married Cova L. Combs, of age on Oct 4, 1832 (Extracted by Combs Researcher Carolyn Wimp from MEADE Co., KY. RECORDS Vol II, Marriages by Wathena Kennedy Miller for Ancestal Trails Historical Soc., 1988, McDowell Pub.)
19 Mar 1835 Meade Co., KY Marriages Combs, John & PERKINS, Catherine Matilda (Extracted by Combs Researcher Carolyn Wimp from MEADE Co., KY. RECORDS Vol II, Marriages by Wathena Kennedy Miller for Ancestal Trails Historical Soc., 1988, McDowell Pub.)
5 Apr 1836 Basel R. EDLER, of age, married Mary COOMES, of age, Apr 5, 1836 (Extracted by Combs Researcher Carolyn Wimp from MEADE Co., KY. RECORDS Vol II, Marriages by Wathena Kennedy Miller for Ancestral Trails Historical Soc., 1988, McDowell Pub.)
1840 Meade Co., KY Census (Transcribed by Deb Coombs)

Free White Age Categories: under 5; under 10; under 15; under 20; under 30; under 40 (etc.)

Page Number
Surname
First Name
FWM
FWF
Total
108
COMBS
Burton
230001
00001
7
114
COOMS
Dennis I/J?
000001
00001
2
108
COMBS
John
1000201
110001
7

Note: Index lists Dennis as James J. COOMS.
17 Dec 1848 Wilkerson KING, of age, married Parthena Ann COOMS, of age, Dec 17, 1848 (Extracted by Combs Researcher Carolyn Wimp from MEADE Co., KY. RECORDS Vol II, Marriages by Wathena Kennedy Miller for Ancestral Trails Historical Soc., 1988, McDowell Pub.)
1850 Meade Co., KY Census (Extracted by Combs Researcher Carolyn Wimp from MEADE CO.,KY 1850 CENSUS by Shelly Sims for Ancestral Trails Historical Soc., 1984, McDowell Pub.)

page 9 (census page 13) -Thomas Combs 14 Ill (with Reuben R. JONES household)

page 68-Wilkerson KING 23 Ky
Parthena [COOMBS] 24 Ky
William 1 Ky

page 70-Ellen Combs 17 Ky (with Ellen BLOOD household)

page 91-Susan Combs 40 Ky
Saran Ann 9 Ky
Albert 7 Ky
Mary 5 Ky

page 76-Thomas HALL 32 farmer Ky
Mary 29 Ky
Martha 6 Ky
William 4 Ky
Sarah 2 Ky
Martha HALL 67 Va
Joseph COOMES 47 farmer Ky
Delilia 48 Md
Robert 17 lab. Ky
Geo 11 Ky
Joseph 7 Ky

Notes: Delilah ROBY married Nelson Co., KY (1) 13 Nov 1823, Enoch Combs; (2) 23 Apr 1832, Joseph Combs.
24 Jul 1852 Married: Wiseman VEST, of age, born near Bedford, Ky.-Mary COOMBS on July 24, 1852. Consent of mother of bride-Matilda COOMBS (Extracted by Combs Researcher Carolyn Wimp from MEADE Co., KY. RECORDS Vol II, Marriages by Wathena Kennedy Miller for Ancestal Trails Historical Soc., 1988, McDowell Pub.)

Notes: Where was this family in 1850? Was Matilda a.k.a. Catherine Matilda PERKINS who married John Combs in 1835?
1860 Meade Co., KY Census (Extracted by Combs Researcher Carolyn Wimp from CENSUS OF MEADE CO., KY, by Mrs. Avery Boucher for Ancestral Trails Historical Soc., 1978, McDowell Pub.)

#242 W. M. KING 32 farmer Ky [Wilkerson]
Parthenia A. 34 Ky
Wm. Jasper 10 Ky
Artemisia 7 Ky
Allen D. 6/12 Ky
Nancy KING 70 Va

#380 Joseph COOMES 57 farmer & blacksmith Ky
D. A. (f) 60 Md
Robert 27 gunsmith Ky
Geo H. 19 farm lab. Ky
Ben. Jo. 17 farm lab. Ky


# 1125 Emeline Combs 16 Ky (with Elijah HERBAUGH household)
7 Oct 1869 Married: B. J. COOMS, of age-Minerva SHAIN on Oct 7, 1869 (Extracted by Combs Researcher Carolyn Wimp from MEADE Co., KY. RECORDS Vol II, Marriages by Wathena Kennedy Miller for Ancestral Trails Historical Soc., 1988, McDowell Pub.)

Notes: Benedict Jo. s/o Joseph and Delilah A. ROBY Coomes? Is the following a second marriage?
7 May 1876 Benedict COOMES, of age-Sarah C. ABNER on May 7, 1876 (Extracted by Combs Researcher Carolyn Wimp from MEADE Co., KY. RECORDS Vol II, Marriages by Wathena Kennedy Miller for Ancestral Trails Historical Soc., 1988, McDowell Pub.)
1880 Meade Co., KY Census (Extracted by Combs Researcher Carolyn Wimp from Meade Co. Ky. 1880 Census, copied by Jane Meador & Wathena Kennedy Miller, Ancestral Trails Hist. Soc., McDowell Publications, 1995)

Census page 15, (book page 92) Caseville (Payneville) District #2 June 4, 1880
Robert COOMS 36 blacksmith Ky Ky Ky
Sarah 17 wife Ky Ky Ky
George 1 son
George COOMS 40 blacksmith Ky Ky Ky

Notes: No relationship stated for George; however, these appear to be (brothers?) Robert & George in the 1850 and 1860 Meade Co., KY Census HH of blacksmith Joseph and Delilah ROBY (Coomes) Coomes - except note age difference.

Census Page 19 (book page 69) Wolf Creek District June 18, 1880
#95 Wilkerson KING 52 farmer Ky __ Va
Parthena [COOMS] 54 wife Ky Ky Md
Allen 20 son Ky Ky Ky
George 16 son Ky Ky Ky
Mary 12 dau. Ky Ky Ky
26 Jun 1931 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 031 Cert 15450 Deathvol 31 Place of death: County: Meade, Vot pct: Hall, Full name: Samuel Combs, Sex: Male, Color or race: NEGRO, Maritial status: Divc (sic), Spouses name: Ella Combs, Date of birth: Unknown, Age: 85 about, Occupation: Farmer, Birthplace: Ky., Name of father: Not know (sic), Maiden name of mother: Not know sic), Informant: Alex Willis (sic), Filed July 9, 1931, Roy R. Payne sic), Registrar, Date of death: 6/26/1931, I hereby certify that I attended deceased from 6/24/1931 to 6/26/1931 that I last saw him alive on 6/24/1931 and that death occurred on the date stated above at 2 A.M., Cause of death: Uremia - Acute nephritis, prastatitis (sic) probably carcinoma, Duration: years, Contributory: Age - prostatitis, Signed: Sam L. S(unreadable scribbled), 6/27/1931, Address: Big Spring Ky., Place of burial: Robison Cem. Date of burial: 6/2 (unreadable) 1931, Undertaker: (unreadable) & Taylor. (Death Certificate provided by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
Meade Co., KY Cemeteries

Capt. Anderson Cemetery (Brandenburg, Ky) (Extracted by Combs Researcher Carolyn Wimp from MEADE CO.,KY. CEMETERIES, by Rita Thompson for Ancestral Trails Hist. Soc.,1973, McDowell Pub.)

St. Martin's Catholic Church (Flaherty, Ky) (Extracted by Combs Researcher Carolyn Wimp from MEADE CO., KY. CEMETERIES Vol II by Rita Adkisson Thompson for Ancestral Trails Hist. Soc., 1978, McDowell Pub.)

St. Theresa's Catholic Cemetery (near Rhodelia, Ky) (Extracted by Combs Researcher Carolyn Wimp from MEADE CO., KY. CEMETERIES Vol II by Rita Adkisson Thompson for Ancestral Trails Hist. Soc., 1978, McDowell Pub.)


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