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Index To Nelson Co., KY Combs Records

1784-1799 1850-1869
1800-1820 1870-
1821-1849 Cemetery Records
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1850 Nelson Co., KY Census (Extracted by Combs Researcher Carolyn Wimp from NELSON Co., KY, 1850 CENSUS by Rowena Lawson, Heritage Books, Inc., 1985, except where otherwise noted)

page 283
#110 T. A. COOMES 36(m) Ky
M. M. 36(f) Ky
G. M. 10(m) Ky
M. A. 8(f) Ky
M. M. 6(f) Ky
J. J. 3(f) Ky

Notes: Thomas A. Combs married 1838, Nelson KY, Mary M. CLEMENTS. Combs Researcher Jack Tidwell adds that son, George Madison COOMES, married Margaret MITCHELL in 1865 in Nelson; son, Thomas COOMES (not included above? Or was he M. A.?), born 18 Aug 1842, bapt 20 Mar 1843, St. Joseph's Baptismal Records; daughter, Mary Malvina COOMES, baptized 27 Aug 1846, St. Joseph's Baptismal Records; daughter, Isabell Jane Wharton COOMES [I.J., not J. J.?], b 24 Feb 1847, baptized 19 Sep 1847, St. Joseph's Baptismal Records

#285 J.S. COOMES 62(m) farmer Ky
E. 59 (f) Md
M.J. 30 (f) Ky
C.H. 27 (m) farmer Ky
G.W. 20 (m) farmer Ky
J.M. 17 (f) Ky
C.F. 13 (f) Ky
Ann ROBY 58 Md

Notes: Ignatius S. COOMES married 1819, Nelson, Elizabeth C. ROBY?

#139 F.A. COOMES 27 overseer for A. C. WILSON Ky

Notes: Thought to have been Francis A., son of Thomas A. and Mary M. CLEMENTS Coomes.

page 291

#228 Richard COOMES 82 farmer Va
Mary 67 Md
Maria 45 Ky
C. 21 (m) farmer Ky

Notes: son of Francis & Charity WOOD Combs; married 26 Nov 1799, Nelson Co., KY, Mary LIVERS.

page 301

#394 Thos COOMES 53 farmer Ky
E. 50 (f) Ky
Mary 18 Ky
James 16 farmer Ky
Matilda 15 Ky
Joseph 13 Ky
Felix 10 Ky

Notes: Thomas & Elizabeth COOMES with daughter, Mary Ellen, son, James Walter, etc. Could this be Thomas who married 1828, Spencer Co., KY, Elizabeth KERRICK?

page 317

#603 Elizabeth COOMES 73 Md
E. 36(f) Ky
Wm 32 farmer Ky
A. 29(f) Ky

page 318

#616 John COOMBES 32 farmer Ky
S. 38 (f) Ky

Notes: John Combs married 1843, Nelson Co., KY, Sarah VITTATOE? (See 1860)

page 321

#658 James COOMES 27 farmer Ky $1000 illiterate
F. 28 (f) Ky illiterate
A. 2 (f) Ky
E. 2/12 (f) Ky
(Combs Researcher Dorothy Koenig)

DK Notes: James A. Combs married 2 May 1846, Nelson KY, Fanny Miranda DRAGOO, Peter DRAGOO, Bondsman. Combs Researcher Dorothy Koenig adds: After their marriage James and his wife lived close to her parents - in District 1 of Nelson County they were enumerated on 2 Sept. in the 1850 census. The DRAGOOS lived in dwelling # 656, where Peter (age 45) lived with his wife "C." and 9 children between the ages of 17 and 4 months. Peter was born in Pennsylvania, is farming, and has property worth $1,000. See 1860 Nelson Co., KY Census.

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#261 Enoch COOMES 26 farmer Ky
Minerva 23 Ky
Martha 2 Ky
Mary 1 Ky

Notes: Enoch Leo COOMES, born Nelson Co., KY, son of Ignatius and Elizabeth C. ROBY Coomes, married 9 Jan 1846, Bullitt Co., KY, Minerva SHEPLER (See also Nelson Co., KY Biographies)

page 357

#273 F.F. COOMES 41 farmer Ky
Rachel J. 35 Ky
Cyrian 15(m) Ky
Robert 12 Ky
Mary 11 Ky
Joseph 8 Ky
Cebert 6 Ky
Elizabeth 4 Ky
Thomas 1 Ky

Notes: Francis Pious [sic] Combs married 1834, Nelson Co., KY, Rachel HAGAN? [SW: Cyprian, Seibert?]

page 361

#327 Mary COOMES 64 Md
Catherine 40 Ky
Bowman 24 farmer Ky
Thomas JAMES 6 Ky
Mary R. JAMES 4 Ky

Notes: Mary BOWMAN married 23 Apr 1805, Nelson Co., KY, Thomas Combs, died 16 Jul 1830, Nelson. Question: Are Thomas and Mary R. JAMES children of Rosanna COOMES and William H. JAMES (married 1844, Nelson Co., KY)?

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#346 John Combs 66 farmer Va
Fanny 58 Ky
Laura 17 Ky

Notes: married 1 Aug 1818, Nelson Co., KY Fanny HARRISON (See also War of 1812 Pension File of John Combs)
4 Aug 1852 Nelson Co., KY Edward Coombs aged 55 and married died of cholera.  He was born in Nelson Co., KY, and died in Bardstown, a son of Walter Coomes (Extracted by Combs Researcher Thom Montgomery from Nelson Co., KY Deaths, Kentucky Vital Records, Series 3, Vol. 90; F.T. Ingmir, Ingmire Pub. St. Louis, MO, 1983)
24 Oct 1852 Nelson Co., KY Melina Coomes aged 8 died of cholera.  She was b. in Bardstown. (Extracted by Combs Researcher Thom Montgomery from Nelson Co., KY Deaths, Kentucky Vital Records, Series 3, Vol. 90; F.T. Ingmir, Ingmire Pub. St. Louis, MO, 1983)
10 Oct. 1859 Nelson Co., KY Margaret Coomes died aged 28 of croup. (Extracted by Combs Researcher Thom Montgomery from Nelson Co., KY Deaths, Kentucky Vital Records, Series 3, Vol. 90; F.T. Ingmir, Ingmire Pub. St. Louis, MO, 1983)
5 Sep 1855 Nelson Co., KY Sarah Ann Coomes born in Bardstown, a daughter of Edward and Harriet Coomes, died single. (Extracted by Combs Researcher Thom Montgomery from Nelson Co., KY Deaths, Kentucky Vital Records, Series 3, Vol. 90; F.T. Ingmir, Ingmire Pub. St. Louis, MO, 1983)
1860 Nelson Co., KY Census (Extracted by Combs Researcher Carolyn Wimp from NELSON CO., KY 1860 FEDERAL CENSUS, by Nelson Co. Genealogical Soc.)

#327 Henry NALLY 53 seamtress Ky
Nancy 13 Ky
Clinton 10 Ky
Bodin 17 lab. Ky
John COMBES 24 shoemaker In
Mildred 20 Ky
James NALLY 33 lab. Ky

Notes: Not on 1850.

#806 Wm T CORN 30 farmer Ky
Mary 28 Ky
Martha 5 Ky
Fannie 3 Ky
John GABHART 22 lab. Ky
Jno Combs 72 farmer Va
Fannie 65 Ky
Laura 26 Ky
Ann B. KINCHELOW 71 Va

Notes: The above is War of 1812 soldier John Combs & w/Fanny HARRISON Combs, married 1818, Nelson Co., KY. Was Mary, w/o William T. CORN, his daughter?

#695 [this was a student in with other students]
Emma COOMBS 13 pupil of Nazareth Ms

#536 Ann COOMES 40 seamstress Ky
Charles 13 Ky

#516 J COOMES 55 Ky
Mary 15 Ky
Ben 14 Ky
Susan 13 Ky

Notes: Not on 1850

#574 T COOMES 46 miller Ky
M (f) 46 Ky
M (m) 19 farmer Ky
Mary 15 Ky
Isabell 13 Ky

Notes: Thomas A. and Mary CLEMENTS Coomes w/son George Madison, daughter, Mary Malvina, and daughter, Isabell Jane Wharton COOMES.

#589 Mary COOMES 74 farmer Md
C (f) 50 Ky
T (m) 37 Ky
Bow 34 Ky
Thos JAMES 15 Ky
M (m) 14 Ky

Notes: Mary BOWMAN married Thomas 1805, Nelson

#590 Charles COOMES 38 farmer Ky
M (f) 38 Ky
C (m) 7 Ky
S (f) 5 Ky
C (m) 1 Ky

#628 Thomas MERRIMAN 57 blacksmith Ky
E. (f) 46 Ky
George 18 blacksmith Ky
E (f) 24 Ky
Robert 16 Ky
Ann 16 Ky
Maria COOMES 56 Ky
E. GARDNER (f) 86 Md

#643 E COOMES (m) 35 farmer Ky
M. (f) 36 Ky
Martin 13 Ky
Catharine 8 Ky
G (f) 7 Ky

#644 J [COOMES] (m) 70 farmer Va
E (m) 62 Md
Mary 40 Ky
George 30 farmer Ky

Notes: Enoch Leo COOMES, son of Ignatius, married 1846, Bullitt Co., KY, Minerva SHEPLER, both born in 1835, are missing from 1870 Nelson Census, but appear in 1880 and are buried in St. Joseph Cem. Is the above J. COOMES actually, I. COOMES, and Enoch's father, with E. COOMES actually a female, and a.k.a. Elizabeth C. ROBY who married Ignatius COOMES in 1819 in Nelson? See also Nelson Co., KY Biographies.

#1016 BB WOODSON 37 physician Ky
Rebecca 30 Ky
CC COOMES 28 farmer Ky

#437 John COOMES 44 farmer Ky
Sarah 48 Ky
Alice 8 Ky
Alice VITTITOE 68 Va

Notes: John & Sarah VITTITOE Combs, married 1843 KY? Mother-in-law?

#467 James COOMES 38 farmer Ky
Maranda 39 Ky
Ann Theresa 11 Ky
Elizabeth 7 Ky
Nancy 4 Ky
Mary 2 Ky
Louisa C. 3/12 Ky
(Combs Researcher Dorothy Koenig)

DK Notes: James Alousious & Fanny Marinda [sic] DRAGOO, married 21 May 1846 (Catholic). The child, "E," from the 1850 census appears to have died. Daughter, Elizabeth, married George W. ASHLOCK in 1869.

#502 Thomas COOMES 56 farmer Ky
Elizabeth 53 Ky
Mary Ellen 26 Ky
James Walter 24 farmer Ky
Matilda Ann 23 Ky
Joseph 21 Ky
Felix 18 Ky
Rose KERRICK 10 Ky

Notes: Could this be Thomas COOMES who married 26 May 1828, Spencer Co., KY, Elizabeth KERRICK?

#512 Elizabeth COOMES 89 Md
Emily 47 weaving & sewing Ky
Ann L. 38 " " Ky

Notes: Mrs. Elizabeth COOMES, "widow, age some 86 years," died 18 Jul 1861, buried at St. Joseph Cemetery, Nelson  See Nelson Co., KY Cemeteries and also death record below.

#695 Christine COOMES 55 Sister of Charity teacher Md [in with other teachers and students]
12 Mar 1861 Death: Jam(i)ah Coomes, White, 55, Female, Widow, Cause: Consumption, Born: [Blank], Res: [Blank], Died: [Blank], Parents: John & Elizabeth Ruseld, Place of birth for parents: [unk for both], Source: Nelson Co. 1861 KVS Deaths, KDSLA microfilm of original death register, Ancestry.com Kentucky Death Records 1852-1953, transcribed by SE)
1 Jun 1861 (Nelson Co., KY) Died. John Combs, husband of Fanny HARRISON (WC-23459, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White)

Notes: See Old Methodist Cemetery, Nelson County, for burials of both John & Frances "Fanny" HARRISON Combs.
July 1861 Death: John Combs, White, 75, Male, Md, Farmer, Cause: old age & disease heart, born: Virginia, Louden; res: Chaplin, died: Chaplin, Parents: Robert & E Combs, Places of births for parents left blank (Source: Nelson Co. 1861 KVS Deaths, KDSLA microfilm of original death register, Ancestry.com Kentucky Death Records 1852-1953, transcribed by SE)

NOTES: This would be John Combs & Fanny HARRISON married 1 Aug 1818 Nelson Co KY, soldier died 1 Jun 1861, Chaplin, Nelson Co KY, served in Nathaniel GRIGSBY'S VA Mil, lived Nelson Co, KY (WC-23459, Index to War of 1812 Pensions Files, Vol 1, Virgil D. White). Is his father the RW Robert Combs of Loudoun and Frederick Cos.
8-1861 Nelson Co., KY. Elizabeth Coomes, aged 92, a widow, died of old age. She was b. in Maryland and died in Nelson Co., KY. (Extracted by Combs Researcher Thom Montgomery from Nelson Co., KY Deaths, Kentucky Vital Records, Series 3, Vol. 90; F.T. Ingmir, Ingmire Pub. St. Louis, MO, 1983)
28 Nov 1865 Nelson Co., KY. Married: George Madison COOMES and Margaret MITCHELL (Combs Researcher Jack Tidwell who adds that George was son of Thomas A. and Mary CLEMENTS Coomes)
27 Oct 1869 George W. ASHLOCK and Elizabeth COOMES. Bond: 27 October 1869. Married: 27 October 1869. Groom: resides in Nelson Co., born Nelson County, Parents b. Nelson Co. 25 years old, 1st marriage. Bride: resides in Nelson Co., 16 years old, 1st marriage. born Nelson Co., parents born Nelson County. Consent in person: Father of the bride [unnamed]. Married by Pol FERMONT at St. Gregory's Church. Witnesses: James M. COOMES and Theresa COOMES (Combs Researcher Dorothy Koenig)

DK Notes: Elizabeth COOMES, daughter of James and Fanny Maranda DRAGOO Combs. Theresa may have been Elizabeth's older sister. Combs Researcher Norman Miller adds that Elizabeth was born 25 Feb 1853, d 24 Dec 1925, Hardin Co., KY, bur. at New Salem Cem., Nelson Co., KY. George W. ASHLOCK, born 11 Apr 1844, Samuels, Nelson Co., KY, d 7 Mar 1918, Hardin Co., KY, believes buried St. Gregory's Cemetery, Nelson Co., KY (See Nelson Co., KY Cemeteries).
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