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Index to Combs &c. Owsley Co., KY Records
to 1859 1860-1869 1870-1879 1880
1881-1899 1900-1909 1910 1911-1919
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1870 Owsley Co., KY Census (Extracted, transcribed and annotated from microfilm copies by Combs Researcher Debi Houser who reminds that researchers should also see Lee Co., KY for families living in that part of Owsley which became Lee in 1870)

HH #24
Andrew COMBS 28 Ky
Elizabeth 20 Ky
George 1 Ky
Samuel 71 Tn
Nancy 67 Tn
David Allen 18 Ky

Notes: Nancy CORNETT, born ca 1803, (daughter of R W William & Mary EVERAGE Cornett) married 13 Dec 1819,Clay Co., KY, Samuel COMBS (son of Nicholas "8" & Nancy GRIGSBY Combs, Sr.). Samuel and family are listed on the 1860 Jackson Co., Ky Census.  David Allen is actually David Allen EDWARDS, son of Jackson and Nancy COMBS Edwards. He is listed in 1860 in his parents' Breathitt Co., KY HH as David A., and in this family's 1880 Owsley Co., KY HH as Allen EDWARDS. Andrew's wife was Elizabeth BURKE, daughter of Mary HERNDON Burke and step-daughter of Andrew's brother William.

HH #113-109
Henry MOORE 35 Ky
Artemicia 31 Ky
Susan 11 Ky
Deborah 9 Ky
William 7 Ky
Henry C. 6 Ky
Elias 4 Ky
James 2 Ky
Deborah 72 Tn [neè BOWMAN, widow of William]

Notes: Artemisia COMBS, daughter of Napoleon Bonaparte & Susan ISOM Combs (See 1850 Breathitt KY Census)

HH #120-116
Bonaparte COMBS 60 Ky
Susan 55 Ky
Mary 22 Ky
Susan 18 Ky
Martha 15 Ky
Sophia B. 13 Ky (b 12/1/1856 Owsley Co., KY (VS))
Napoleon B. 7 Ky

Notes: Napoleon Bonaparte COMBS, son of Mason & Jane RICHARDSON Combs, married Susan ISOM, 24 Dec 1833, Perry Co., KY (See 1850 Breathitt Co., KY Census).

HH #121-117
Jane EVERSOLE 40 Ky
Nancy A. 18 Ky b 4/20/1852 Perry Co., KY (VS)
John 18 Ky b 4/20/1852 Perry Co., KY (VS)
Matilda 16 Ky
Abraham 12 Ky b 2/10/1857 Perry Co., KY (VS)
Wilson 11 Ky
Amanda J. 8 KY

Notes: Jane COMBS Eversole was the widow of William EVERSOLE & daughter of Henry & Nancy BROWN Combs, Jr. of Perry KY

HH #129-125
Wiley COMBS 44 Ky
Eliza J. 36 Ky
Luiza 17 Ky
America 14 Ky
Bonaparte 11 Ky
Emily 8 Ky
Martha J. 2 Ky

Notes: Wiley COMBS was the son of Samuel & Nancy CORNETT Combs, married Elizabeth Jane COMBS, daughter of Napoleon Bonaparte & Susan ISOM Combs. See 1880 Breathitt Co.,KY Census

HH #130-136
Daniel G. COMBS 34 Ky
Rachel 37 Ky
Jerusha F. 11 Ky
Martha S. 9 Ky
Nancy B. 6 Ky
Lucy T. 3 Ky
Cordely 3/12 Ky
Sylvania BOWMAN 23 Ky

Notes: Daniel Garrett COMBS was the son of Samuel and Nancy CORNETT Combs (1922 death cert., Montgomery Co., KY). Rachel was the daughter of John TURNER per her 1934 death certificate. Daniel and Rachel are listed on the 1860 Jackson Co., KY Census

HH #153-149
Henderson SIZEMORE 51 Ky
Minerva 51 Ky [nee COMBS]
William 15 Ky
James B. 13 Ky
Cynthia 7 Ky

HH #159-155
Henry C. GULLETT 22 Ky
Alsa A. 23 Ky

Notes: Alsa A. was the daughter of Henderson & Minerva COMBS Sizemore

HH #206-201
James WILLIAMS 52 Ky
Lucinda 50 Ky neè ABNER
Nancy 20 Ky
Lewis 18 Ky
John 16 Ky
Enoch 13 Ky
Elizabeth COMBS 70

Note: Elizabeth HUNT (daughter of Jonathan HUNT) married (1) John WILLIAMS; (2) John "Jack" COMBS.

HH #2-2
Jackson COMBS 24 Ky
Catherine 18 Ky [neè Sarah Catherine RASNER]
Patsy 50 Ky
Mary 12 Ky
Robert EVERSOLE 19 Ky [son of Wm & Jane COMBS Eversole]

Notes: Jackson COMBS was the son of Jackson G. COMBS (son of Elijah & Sally ROARK Combs, Sr.) and Martha "Patsy" (neè CRANK per The Combes Genealogy, but COMBS per Perry Co., KY Vital Statistics). Jackson is in 1850 Perry Co., KY census with his parents, and in 1860, what appears to be his widowed mother Martha "Patsy" and her sons, Jackson and James, are in the Perry Co., KY Census. Jackson's marriage to Catherine RASNER is documented by the 30 Dec 1929 Owsley Co., KY death certificate of their son, Henry Clay COMBS. Who was Mary COMBS, age 12? Is she the same Mary listed as daughter of Elijah and Nancy BEGLEY listed on the 1860 Perry Co., KY Census? Was Elijah the son of Jackson G. & Martha "Patsy"? Was Mary the neice of the above Jackson COMBS?

HH #3-3
James COLE, Jr. 25 Ky
Malinda 21 Ky
Samuel 2 Ky (d 1945, Owsley)
Lewis 5/12 Ky

Notes: Malinda, daughter of Samuel & Nancy CORNETT Combs

HH #10-9
Stephen P. HOGG 38 Ky
Sallie A. 28 Ky [nee COMBS daughter of Jackson G. COMBS]
Henry B. 7 Ky
Martha J. 7 Ky
Belvadora 4 Ky
Ellender 1 Ky
Susan COMBS 50 Ky
James McKNIGHT 17 Ky
Anny ADAMS 60 VA

Notes: Perry County deeds identify Sallie Ann HOGG, wife of Stephen P. HOGG, as the daughter of Jackson G. and Martha (nee CRANK) Combs. The marriage is further confirmed by the 27 Aug 1926, Owsley Co., KY obituary of their son, Walter Scott HOGG, born 19 Dec 1881, Booneville, Owsley Co., KY. Who was Susan COMBS?

HH #23-20
Lacy ABNER 58 Ky
Cynthia 54 Ky[neè COMBS]
Harvey 14 Ky
Amanda 12 Ky

Notes: Cynthia COMBS married Lacy ABNER 30 Mar 1837, Clay Co., KY

HH #58-55
Squire COMBS 27 Ky
America 20 Ky neè ANDERSON

Notes: America ANDERSON, daughter of Franklin and Jane COMBS Anderson (see below)

HH #60-57
James H. COMBS 29 Ky
Nancy 28 Ky neè BURNS (See Lee Co., KY)
Harvey 6 Ky
Martha E. 5 Ky
Rachel J. 3 Ky
Susan - 1 Ky

Note: James H. COMBS was the son of Harvey COMBS per his 1924 Madison Co., Ky death certificate. Harvey was the son of James and Sarah COMBS Hundley. Nancy was the daughter of William and Rachel ASHER Burns.

HH #16-15
Henry C. GABBARD 25 Ky
Rebecca 20 Ky [nee GABBARD]
Jacob 3 Ky
William 5/12 Ky
John 59 Ky
Margaret 53 Ky
Jacob 13 Ky [b Dec 1856, Owsley, son of John & Margaret COMBS Gabbard]

Notes: Margaret COMBS, widow of John GABBARD, and daughter of Benjamin and Jane BROWN Combs per The Combs Genealogy.

HH #41-40
Harvey COMBS 51 Ky
Elizabeth 53 Va (nee PARSONS)
Joseph 6 Ky

Note: Harvey HUNDLEY a.k.a COMBS, was the son of James and Sally COMBS Hundley.

HH #42-41
James MARCUM 27 Va
Cynthia 26 Ky

Note: Cynthia COMBS was the daughter of Napoleon B. & Susan ISOM Combs per her 1939 Ky Death Certificate.

HH #130-127
John BURNS 74 SC
Louisa 56 Ky
Mary A. 21 Ky
Margaret 18 Ky
Amanda E. 12 Ky
Rebecca J. 9 Ky

Notes: Louisa COMBS married John BURNS 13 Sep 1836, Clay Co., KY (See above)

HH #147-144
Claiborne COMBS 68 Ky
Sarah 70 Ky
Artemecia 41 Ky
James S. 22 Ky
John 10 Ky

Notes: Claiborne COMBS (son of George & Lydia HARRELL Combs) married Sarah COMBS, daughter of RW John COMBS & widow of James HUNDLEY.

HH 148-145
Jenira RACENER 44 Ky
Noah 19 Ky
Susan 14 ky [Martha Susan b 25 Dec 1853, Owsley]
Buchanan 12 Ky
Lewis 11 Ky
Tinsley 8 Ky
John 5 Ky

Notes: Jemima [sic], widow of Clabourn RASNER

HH #176-172
Granville COMBS 27 Ky
Mary 24 Ky
Squire 6 Ky
Eliza A. 4 Ky
Isabella J. 3 Ky
Elizabeth R. 2 Ky

Note: Is the child Isabella J. age 3, the daughter of James and Nancy BURNS Combs? The 1947 Clay Co., Ky Death Certificate of Ibby Jane COMBS Murrell lists her as the daughter of James and Nancy, but James and Nancy do not have a daughter Ibby listed with them on any census. Granville and Polly CARMACK Combs have a daughter Ibba Jane b 13 Feb 1874 (see below).

HH #183-179
William COMBS 48 Ky
Mary 48 Va [nee HERNDON(?), widow of BURKE]
Henry B. 23 Ky
Jasper 20 Ky
Garrett 17 Ky
Daniel 14 Ky
James 10 Ky
Nancy A. 8 Ky
Samuel 7/12 Ky

HH #191-187
Samuel HUNDLEY 57 Ky
Elizabeth 55 Ky
Sarah E. 17 Ky
Susan C. 14 Ky [b 12/19/1856 Owsley Co., KY (VS)]
Henry H. 11 Ky
Kennith 3 Ky

Notes: Samuel HUNDLEY, son of James & Sally COMBS Hundley (Combs), married Elizabeth COMBS, daughter of George "8" Combs and Lydia HARRELL. They are in Jackson Co., Ky. 1880 census.

HH#214-210
Martha THOMAS 48 Ky neè COMBS
Sylvania 26 Ky
Margaret 21 Ky
Syntha A. 16 Ky
John B. 14 Ky
James M. 12 Ky
William H. 8 KY

Notes: See 1860 Owsley Co., KY Census; widow of Jesse THOMAS

Buffalo District

HH 6-6 Franklin ANDERSON 43 farmer - 110 Va
Jane 38 Ky
Eliza J. 17 Ky
Thomas 15 Ky farm labor
Jacob 12 Ky farm labor
Peter 9 Ky
Edward 6 Ky
William 6 Ky
Sherman J. 2 Ky

Notes: Franklin and Jane COMBS Anderson married 1849 Owsley Co., KY.
22 Jan 1874(Owsley Co., KY Marriage Records) J. T. WILDER md 1/22/1874 Emily COMBS (Owsley Co., Ky Marriage Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
13 Feb 1874 (Owsley Co., KY Vital Statistics) Born. Ibba Jane COMBS, daughter of Granville/Polly CARMACK (Owsley Co., Ky Birth Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
16 Mar 1874 (Owsley Co., KY Vital Statistics) Born. Nancy A. BAILEY, daughter of Sam/Elizabeth COMBS (Owsley Co., Ky Birth Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
01 Nov 1874 (Owsley Co., KY Vital Statistics) Born. Delaney COLE, son of James/Malinda COMBS (Owsley Co., Ky Birth Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
24 Nov 1874 (Owsley Co., KY Marriage Records) John SMITH 24, md 11/24/1874 Mary COMBS (Owsley Co., Ky Marriage Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
20 Apr 1875 Born: Kenneth B. COMBS son of Tinsley born Owsley Co [KY] & Sarah GOOSEY b Owsley, resides Lee Co. (Extracted by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from Lee County Kentucky Births, Deaths and Marriages 1874-1878 and 1900-1910 by Margaret Millar Hayes, Heritage Books)

Notes: Tinsley Logan COMBS, born 1838, Owsley, son of Claiborne and Sally COMBS (Hundley) Combs, appears on 1850 Owsley Co., KY census with parents, and on 1880 Owsley Co., KY census with wife, Sarah E., but no son named Kenneth B.; however, see also Williamette COMBS below.
1876 (Owsley Co., KY Vital Statistics) Born. John E. COMBS, son of D.E./Rachel TURNER (Owsley Co., Ky Birth Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
10 Apr 1876 (Owsley Co., KY Vital Statistics) Born. Samuel B. COMBS, son of James/Nancy BURNS (Owsley Co., Ky Birth Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy) \
12 Dec 1876 (Owsley Co., KY Vital Statistics) Born. male WILSON, son of Robert/Caroline COMBS (Owsley Co., Ky Birth Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houer from microfilm copy)
01 Mar 1877 (Owsley Co., KY Marriage Records) Felix M. THOMAS 28, doctor, md 3/1/1877 Martha S. COMBS 16 (Owsley Co., Ky Marriage Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
28 Apr 1877 (Owsley Co., KY Vital Statistics) Born. Thomas DANIEL, son of Quinten/Frances COMBS (Owsley Co., Ky Birth Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
11 Jul 1877 (Owsley Co., KY Vital Statistics) Born. male COLE, son of James/Malinda COMBS (Owsley Co., Ky Birth Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
01 Dec 1877 (Owsley Co., KY Vital Statistics) Born. William M. COUCH, son of Anderson/Bettie A. COMBS (Owsley Co., Ky Birth Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
01 Dec 1877 (Owsley Co., KY Vital Statistics) Born. Eva WINNE, daughter of William/Susan COMBS (Owsley Co., Ky Birth Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
06 Dec 1877 (Owsley Co., KY Marriage Records) James B. COMBS 21, born Clay Co, 1st marriage, married Nancy J. FROST 18, born Owsley Co, 1st marriage (Owsley Co., Ky Marriage Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
12 Jan 1878 (Owsley Co., KY Marriage Records) Harvey COMBS 60, 2nd marriage born Ky, father born SC, mother born Ky; married Lucretia MOORE 47, 2nd marriage, born Ky, father born KY (Owsley Co., Ky Marriage Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)

Notes: The above is Harvey HUNDLEY, son of James & Sally COMBS Hundley (Combs) See also Notes under 1860 Owsley Co., KY HH of Claiborne & Sarah COMBS (Hundley) Combs.
27 Feb 1878 (Owsley Co., KY Vital Statistics) Born. Samuel COMBS, son of Squire/America ANDERSON (Owsley Co., Ky Birth Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
Mar 1878 (Owsley Co., KY Vital Statistics) Born. Perry COMBS, son of James H./ Nancy BURNS (Owsley Co., Ky Birth Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
Apr 1878 (Owsley Co., KY Vital Statistics) Born. Andrew PARMER, son of James/ Farinda COMBS born TN (Owsley Co., Ky Birth Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)

Notes: See also 1876 Lee Co., KY Records re James and Farinda COMBS Palmer [sic].
12 Dec 1878 (Owsley Co., KY Vital Statistics) Born. John COMBS, son of Granville/Polly CARMACK (Owsley Co., Ky Birth Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)

Notes: See 28 Aug 1926 Clay Co., KY Death Certificate of John COMBS, son of Granville and Nancy [sic] CARMACK Combs. The same?
01 Nov 1878 (Owsley Co., KY Vital Statistics) Born. Henry S. WINNE, son of William/Susan COMBS (Owsley Co., Ky Birth Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
01 Dec 1878 (Owsley Co., KY Vital Statistics) Born. male MARCUM, son of James M/ Cintha COMBS (Owsley Co., Ky Birth Records, Vital Statistic Returns, transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
May 1879 Death: Combs, Green (Unk Dist), 5/12, m, w, single, b. Ky, Father b. Ky, Mother b. Ky, res in cty: 5/12yrs, cause: Rising in h___?, attendant S G Sanders (Source: Original images from US 1880 Mortality Census: Record of individuals who died within the year ending May 31, 1880, Ancestry.com, trans. by SE)
19 June 1879 Marriage Laurel Co., KY: Groom: Robert COMBS, resides Laurel Co., KY,age 24, 1st marriage; farmer; born Owsley Co., Ky; father born Owsley Co., KY; Bride: Sarah DUNCIL, resides Laurel Co., KY, age 18, 1st marriage; born Laurel CoKy; mother born Laurel Co., KY; (Marr. Book H, pg 31)

Note: Robert Combs was the son of Nicholas and Polly BOWLING Combs. Robert and his wife Sarah are listed on the 1880 Jackson Co., Ky Census.
Oct 1879 Death: Combs, Samuel (Unk Dist), 1, m, w, single, b. Ky, Father b. Ky, Mother b. Ky, cause: whooping coufh, res in cty: 0/12yrs, disease caught in Breathitt Co, attendant: blank (Source: Original images from US 1880 Mortality Census:Record of individuals who died within the year ending May 31, 1880, Ancestry.com, trans. by SE)
17 Dec 1879 (OC-DB1:593) Jackson G Combs and Sarah Combs his wife to H C NEEDHAM for $125, a town lot in the town of Booneville, known as 2/3 of Corda PENDERGRASS property. (Source: Owsley Co, Ky. Deeds, typed manuscript, FHC Microfiche #6002415 extracted by Sue Elfving)

Notes: Jackson COMBS, s/o of Jackson and Martha CRANK? Combs, and his first wife Sarah Catherine RAISNER.
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