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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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1880 Owsley Co., KY Census (Extracted by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from Owsley County, Kentucky 1880 Annotated Census, Revised by Margaret M. Hayes unless otherwise noted.

Enumeration District 79

HH -62 (transcribed from microfilm from Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
Franklin ANDERSON 53 farmer Va NC NC cannot read or write
Jane 46 keeping house Ky Ky Ky cannot read or write
Edward 17 at home Ky Va Ky attended school/cannot write
William 17 at home Ky Va Ky attended school/cannot write
Sherman 13 at home Ky Va Ky attended school/cannot write
Sheridan 10 at home Ky Va Ky attended school/cannot write
Mary A. 7 Ky Va Ky

Notes: Franklin and Jane ANDERSON Combs married 1849 Owsley. Margaret Millar Hayes annotated version of this census list Edward as marrying Mary Ann COMBS and Sherman as marrying Nancy COMBS.

HH #75
Breckinridge COMBS 22 md K K K
Nancy J. 21 wife md K T V
America 1 dau s K K K
Sarah 3/12 dau s K K K

Note John C. Breckinridge COMBS was the son of Samuel and Cassie BISHOP Combs. Breck was married to Nancy J. FROST.

HH #92
James COLE 36 md K K K
Melinda 32 wife md K K K
Samuel 12 son s K K K
Lewis 10 son s K K K
John 7 son s K K K
Delora 5 dau s K K K
Henry C. 2 dau s K K K

Note: Melinda COMBS was the daughter of Samuel and Nancy CORNETT Combs.

HH #110
Samuel BAILEY 45 md K T V
Elizabeth 41 wife md K K V
James H. 23 son s K K K
Mary J. 21 dau s K K K
Richard E. 19 son s K K K
William M. 12 son s K K K
Martha 8 dau s K K K
Nancy J. 6 dau s K K K
Margaret S. 4 dau s K K K
Ida B. 1 dau s K K K

Note Elizabeth COMBS was the daughter of Harvey [HUNDLEY] COMBS and Elizabeth PARSONS.

HH #111
Harvey COMBS 60 md K V K
Lucretia 56 wife md K NC NC
Lydia A. 16 sdau s K K K
Joseph FREEMAN 17 gson s K Tn K
James DUFF 22 labor s K K V

Note Harvey HUNDLEY a.k.a. COMBS, was the son of James and Sarah COMBS HUNDLEY. He was married 1st to Elizbeth PARSONS, and 2nd to Lucretia SMITH Moore.

HH #112
Squire COMBS 44 md K K K
America (ANDERSON) 25 wife md K Tn K
Merideth 8 son s K K K
Mary J. 5 dau s K K K
Samuel 2 son s K K K

HH -112 (transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
Squire COMBS 41 merchant Ky Ky Ky blind; cannot read or write
America 25 keeping house Ky Tn Ky cannot read or write
Merideth 8 Ky Ky Ky
Mary J. 5 Ky Ky Ky
Samuel 2 Ky Ky Ky

Notes: Squire COMBS was the son of John and Elizabeth HUNT Combs. America was the daughter of Franklin and Jane COMBS Anderson. Son Samuel was born 27 Feb 1878 Owsley Co., Ky per Owsley Co. Vital Births.

HH -113
Jacob ANDERSON 22 farmer Ky TN Ky
Anne 24 keeping house Ky Ky Tn cannot read or write
Amanda E. 11/12 Ky Ky Ky b June

Notes: Jacob was the son of Franklin & Jane COMBS Anderson. He married his wife Anne, the daughter of James B. and Elizabeth FROST Gabbard, on 28 Aug 1878 per Owsley Co., Vital Marriages.

HH #114
Granville COMBS 30 md K K NC
Mary 34 wife md K Tn K
Squire 18 son s K K K
Elizabeth 12 dau s K K K
Nancy M. 10 dau s K K K
William 7 son s K K K
John 2 son s K K K

Note Granville was married to Mary "Polly" CARMACK. It is believed that Granville is the brother of Squire COMBS, both being children of John COMBS and his 2nd wife Elizabeth HUNT Williams. More research is needed in proving this relationship.

HH #116
Jackson COMBS 45 md K K K
Martha 45 wife md K K K
Tarlton 16 son s K K K [d 1937, Madison Co., KY]
Mary A. 14 dau s K K K
Lucy A. 13 dau s K K K
Merideth 10 son s K K K [Munday in 1870?]
Leander 8 son s K K K
James M. 6 son s K K K
Wesley B. 3 son s K K K
Lincoln B. 2 son s K K K

Notes: Andrew JACKSON Combs, son of Sira and (Polly ROBERTS?) Combs, Sr. of Breathitt Co., KY, married Martha A. REYNOLDS (See 1870 Estill Co., KY).

HH 116-120 (transcribed from microfilm by Debi Houser)
Lewis WILLIAMS 28 farmer Ky NC Ky cannot read or write
Eliza J. 26 keeping house Ky Va Ky cannot read or write
Lucy A. 4 Ky Ky Ky
John 2 Ky Ky Ky

Notes: Eliza J. ANDERSON, daughter of Franklin & Jane COMBS Anderson, married Lewis WILLIAMS, son of James & Lucinda ABNER Williams, per 1878 Owsley Co., Births.

HH #184
Lacy ABNER 68 md K K K
Cynthia 62 wife md K K K
Lander 26 son s K K K
Harvey 24 son s K K K
Samuel 13 son s K K K
Mary 39 dau s K K K
Eliza J. 2 gdau s K K K

Notes: Cyntha COMBS m Lace ABNER 30 Mar 1837 Clay Co., KY

HH #211
John REYNOLDS 18 md K K K
Sarah A. 20 wife md K K K
William C. 6/12 son s K K K
Gemima COMBS 18 sis-in-law s K K K

Notes: Sarah A. and Gemima COMBS may be the daughters of Tarlton and Jemima SPICER Combs.

HH #250
Leander C. ROSE 30 md K K K
Emmer (CAWOOD) 22 wife md K K K
Alice 4 dau s K K K
Charles 2 son s K K K
Robert G. 1 son s K K K
Jane THOMAS 21 svt s K K K
William M. NEELEY 19 labor s K V V
Preston COMBS 19 labor s K K K

HH #251
James PARMER 32 md Tn NC NC
Farinda 32 wife md K K K
Austin 12 son s K Tn K
Celia 10 dau s K Tn K
Peter 8 son s K Tn K
Ellen R. 6 dau s K Tn K
Andrew J. 2 son s K Tn K
Mary E. 4 dau s K Tn K
Bascomb 0/12 son s K Tn K May 1880

Note: Farinda COMBS was the daughter of Sira & Polly ROBERTS Combs.

HH#260
Tarlton COMBS 37 md K K K
Mary A. 35 wife md K V V
Martha A. 14 dau s K K K
Andrew J. 13 son s K K K
Charles 10 son s K K K
Albert 8 son s K K K
Clarinda 3 dau s K K K
Lewis 18 son s K K K

Notes: Benjamin Tarlton COMBS, son of Sira and Polly ROBERTS Combs, married Mary WILLIAMS, daughter of John and Nancy BAILEY Williams. Lewis may have been a son by an earlier marriage, and/ or Lewis CAUDILL (See their 1870 Estill Co., KY Census Record).

HH #268
Henry C. MOORE 45 md K Tn Tn
Ardemecia (COMBS) 41 wife md K K K
Susan 22 dau s K K K
Debora 21 dau s K K K
William 20 son s K K K
Henry C. 16 son s K K K
Elias 14 son s K K K
James 11 son s K K K
Frances J. 9 dau s K K K
Martha 6 dau s K K K
Zachariah 5 son s K K K
Samuel 2 son s K K K
Emily 6/12 dau s K K K
Debora (BOWMAN) 89 mom wd K K K

Note: Artemesia COMBS was the daughter of Napoleon B. & Susan ISOM Combs.

HH #283
William COMBS 25 md K K K
Tabetha 22 wife md K K K

Note William COMBS married Tabatha EVERSOLE in Perry Co., KY according to their 24 April 1878 marriage bond.

HH #302
Nancy (MURRELL) COMBS 23 md K Tn K (w/o Roger COMBS (See Breathitt Co., KY))
Elbert 0/12 son s K K K

HH #337
Genira (COMBS) RAISNER 53 wd K K K
Martha S. 23 dau s K K K
John 15 son s K K K

HH #343
William KENDRIC 31 md K NC NC
Margaret 27 wife md K NC K
James 7 son s K K K (later md Molly FLANERY)
Sanders 5 son s K K K
Nancy J. 2 dau s K K K
John 5/12 son s K K K

Notes: Margaret BURNS was the daughter of John & Louise COMBS Burns. William KENDRICK was the son of John Fletcher & Lucy STEELE Kendrick.

HH #353
Andrew J. COMBS 37 md K K K
Elizabeth 31 wife md K K K
George 11 son s K K K
Samuel 9 son s K K K
Mary 6 dau s K K K
Martha 4 dau s K K K
Eva 1 dau s K K K
Samuel 83 father md K NC Tn
Nancy 76 mother md K K K
Allen EDWARDS 27 bro-in-law s K K K

Notes: Andrew COMBS, son of Samuel COMBS (son of Nicholas & Nancy GRIGSBY Combs) & Nancy CORNETT (daughter of William & Mary EVERAGE Cornett). David Allen EDWARDS, son of Jackson & Nancy COMBS Edwards. Elizabeth BURKE was the step-daughter of William COMBS, son of Samuel & Nancy CORNETT Combs.

HH #354
Daniel COMBS 24 md K K K
Melissa 16 wife md K K K
Alpha 5/12 dau s K K K

Note: Daniel COMBS was the son of William and Letha BEGLEY Combs.

HH #361
William COMBS 57 md K K K
Mary (HERNDON?) 58 wife md V V V
James 21 son s K K V
Nancy J. 18 dau s K K V
Samuel 10 son s K K V
Garrett 26 son s K K V

Note: William was the son of Samuel and Nancy CORNETT Combs.

HH #377
James MARCUM 37 md V V V
Cyntha 38 wife md K K K
Sally A. 10 dau s K V K
Corlista B. 8 dau s K V K
Robert 6 dau s K V K
Edgar 4 son s K V K
Napoleon B. 1 son s K V K

Note Cynthia COMBS was the daughter of Napoleon & Susan ISOM Combs.

HH#384
Bonaparte COMBS 68 md K K K
Susan 64 wife md K K K
Mary 30 dau s K K K
Martha 25 dau s K K K
Sophia B. 22 dau s K K K

Notes: Napoleon Bonaparte COMBS, son of Mason & Jane RICHARDSON Combs. His wife was Susan ISOM/ISON.

HH #432
Stephen HOGG 48 md K V K
Sally A. 37 wife md K K K
Martha J. 16 dau s K K K twin
Henry B. 16 son s K K K twin
Belle 14 dau s K K K
Laura 12 dau s K K K
Alice 9 dau s K K K
Robert L. 7 son s K K K
Kate 4 dau s K K K
Willie 2 son s K K K
Lincoln WILLIAMS 19 nep s K K K

Note Sally Ann Combs HOGG is identified as the daughter of Jackson G. Combs and wife Martha (nee CRANK) Combs by an 1860 Perry Co. deed and the obituary of her son Walter Scott Hogg .

HH #433
Harrison EVERSOLE 28 md K K K
Emily (MORGAN) 24 wife md K K K
Peter C. 6 son s K K K
Lula 3 dau s K K K
William R. 4/12 son s K K K b Jan
John COMBS 26 boarder s K -- K

HH #436
Nancy (COMBS) EVERSOLE 40 md K K K
Margaret 19 dau s K K K
William 13 son s K K K
Samuel 6 son s K K K

HH #440
Martha (CRANK?) Combs 57 wd K V V
Wilson EVERSOLE 21 boarder s K K K

HH #441
Jackson COMBS 36 md K K K jailer
Sarah 26 wife md K K K
Henry C. 10 son s K K K
Thomas 7 son s K K K
Louvina 5 dau s K K K
Willie 6/12 son s K K K
James B. RAISNOR 22 bro-in-law s K K K
Lewis RAISNOR 21 bro-in-law s K K K
Jacob WOODS 28 prisoner s K K K
Stephen WOODSON 18 prisoner s K K K black

Note Jackson COMBS was the son of Jackson and Martha CRANK? Combs, and was married to Sarah Catherine RAISNER.

HH# 442
Elijah C. DUFF 44 md K Tn K
Polly (EVERSOLE) 40 wife md K K K (1839-1909)
Lucy 18 dau s K K K
Louisa 15 dau s K K K
Nannie 12 dau s K K K
Polly 10 dau s K K K
William H. NIECE 25 labor s K K K
Benjamin TAYLOR 30 boarder s K K K

Notes: Elijah C. DUFF (1835-1927), son of John & Polly COMBS Duff of Perry Co., KY

Enumeration District 80

HH#52
Abijah BURNS 40 md K NC K
Mary (WEBB) 32 wife md K K K
Merideth 11 son s K K K
Laura 9 dau s K K K
George 6 son s K K K
Nora 3 dau s K K K
Lula 8/12 dau s K K K

Note Abijah BURNS was the son of John and Louisa COMBS Burns.

HH #53
Elhann FIELDS 23 s K NC K
Rebecca BURNS 18 --- s K NC K

Note: Rebecca BURNS was the daughter of John and Louisa COMBS Burns. Rebecca married Elhannon FIELDS.

HH #54
Mary A. BURNS 30 s K NC K
Amanda 21 sis s K NC K

Note Mary and Amanda are both daughters of John and Louisa COMBS Burns.

HH#58
Tinsley COMBS 41 md K K K (1838-1902)
Sarah E. (GOOSEY) 31 wife md K K K (1848-1928)
James D. 13 son s K K K (1867-1950)
Sarah S. 11 dau s K K K (1869-1954)
Simpson K. 7 dau s K K K
Chalista B. 5 dau s K K K
Willi E. 3 dau s K K K
Martha E. 2/12 dau s K K K b March

Notes: Tinsley was the son of Claiborne and Sarah COMBS Combs. Tinsley's wife was Sarah Ellen GOOSEY. See 1874 and 1876 Lee Co., KY

HH #91
James S. COMBS 33 md K -- K (1846-1935)
Mary C. 29 wife md V V V (1850-1940)
Sarah C. 7 dau s K K V
Flora B. 5 dau s K K V (1874-1950)
Logan W. 4 son s K K V
Lilly F. 5/12 dau s K K V

Note James S. was the son of Artemessa COMBS. His spouse was Mary Catherine HANDY.

HH #92
Claborne COMBS 78 md K V V
Sarah (COMBS) 83 wife md K V V
Artimeesa 44 dau s K K K
John D. 20 gson s K K K

Notes: Claiborne COMBS, son of George & Lydia HARRELL Combs, married Sarah COMBS, daughter of RW John COMBS & widow of James HUNDLEY. John Slaughter COMBS in HH#91 and John Dishman COMBS in this HH were natural children of their daughter, Artimesia COMBS. (See 1860 Owsley Co., KY Census)

HH #311
John McGEORGE 21 md K K K
Mary M. (BOWMAN) 25 wife md K K K
Daniel 3 son s K K K
Elizabeth B. 8/12 dau s K K K
Nancy COMBS 18 servant s K K K

HH #348
Robert WILSON 38 md Mo K K
Caroline 34 wife md K K K
Susan J. 13 dau s K Mo K
Sarah 11 dau s K Mo K
Mary 9 dau s K Mo K
Cushingberry 7 dau s K Mo K
Thomas F. 4 son s K Mo K
Martha 1 dau s K Mo K
William BAILEY 12 -- s K -- --

Note: Caroline COMBS was the daughter of Napoleon B. & Susan ISOM Combs.

HH -353
Thomas ANDERSON 25 farmer Ky Ky Ky
Susan 26 keeping house Ky Ky Ky
Elizabeth 6 Ky Ky Ky
Greenberry 3 Ky Ky Ky
Lucy B. 2 Ky Ky Ky
Martha 5/12 Ky Ky Ky b Dec

Notes: Thomas was the son of Franklin and Jane COMBS Anderson. Susan was the daughter of Elisha and Rachel FROST Thomas.

HH #381
John GULLETT 22 md K -- --
Cyntha 17 wife md K K K
James B. 1 son s K K K
Mary E. 5/12 dau s K K K b Jan

Note: Cynthia SIZEMORE was the daughter of Henderson & Manerva COMBS Sizemore.

HH #382
Henry C. GULLETT 33 md K -- --
Alcy 32 wife md K K K
John 8 son s K K K
Susan 7 dau s K K K
Manda 5 dau s K K K
Harison 1 son s K K K

Note Alcy SIZEMORE was the daughter of Henderson & Manerva COMBS Sizemore.

HH#393
James H. COMBS 39 md K K V
Nancy 38 wife md K K K
Harvy 16 son s K K K
Martha E. 14 dau s K K K
Rachel J. 12 dau s K K K
Susan I. 11 dau s K K K
John C. B. 8 son s K K K
Sally A. 6 dau s K K K
Samuel 4 son s K K K
Perry 2 son s K K K
Wiley 2/12 son s K K K b March

Note: James H. COMBS was married to Nancy BURNS. His parents were Harvey [HUNDLEY] Combs and Elizabeth PARSONS.

HH #395
Anderson COUCH 38 md K K K
Elizabeth (COMBS) 30 wife md Mo K K
John 14 son s K K Mo
Gemima 11 dau s K K Mo
Celia 7 dau s K K Mo
Elihu 5 son s K K Mo
Margaret E. 10/12 dau s K K Mo b July
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