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Russell Co., KY was established in 1825-6 from Adair, Cumberland and Wayne Counties.
1840 Federal Census Russell County, Kentucky (Extracted by Combs Researcher Bill DeGarmo)

Rockcastle Community (no township) P. 024
Simeon F. COOMBS
1 male under 5, 2 males 5-10, 2 males 10-15, 1 male 20-30
1 female under 5, 1 female 20-30

Notes: Simeon F. Combs and & Lavina COFFEY (daughter of Joel COFFEY) married 22 Jul 1823, Adair Co., KY. By 1830 they were in Pike Co., IL, but by 1838 had removed to Russell Co., KY. By 1849, they were in Crittendon Co., KY, and by 1858, they were in McGhee Co., KS where Simeon died 21 Dec 1859, age 59, born in VA [sic]. No KY land grants have been found as yet for Simeon F. Combs. According to the 30 Sep 1825 court case of Mary Wilks vs Samuel Coombs in Hardin Co., KY, naming Simeon as a son of Jesse Coombs.

1840 US Census Index, Russell Co., KY (Selected names only)
P. 24
COFFEY, James
COFFEY, Joel
COFFEY, Mahala
COFFEY, Mary
COFFEY, Walter
COFFEY, Wilbourn
COFFEY, Willis
Combs, Simeon F.
P. 28
COOM, Joseph
P. 34
COFFEY, Hays
COFFEY, Salathial
P. 036
STACEY, Thornton
P. 039
STACY, Charles
P. 40
COFFEY, James
COFFEY, Riley
STACY, Simon

Note: Joseph COOM has not been identified as yet (not researched). Although possibly meaningless, the STACYS of Surry Co., NC, who were also associated with Salathiel MARTIN of that county, and later with the HICKS families, including Thomas Hicks Combs, h/o Keziah HAYS, both of Wilkes Co., NC. Simon STACY (son of Benjamin & Ann Combs Stacy), married 07 Oct 1792 in Wilkes Co NC, Elizabeth HULME, was in Pulaski Co., KY by 1803. According to their son, Judge Perry M. STACY'S Goodspeeds Interview, he was born Feb 1814 in Russell [sic] Co., KY


18 Apr 1850 Russell Co., KY Marriage Records. COMBES, Wiley & ROY, Polly Ann (Extracted by Combs Researcher Pat Orton from var. marriage CD's)
1850 Russell Co., KY Census Index: (No Combs or Coombs, etc.)

District 1, p. 215 Jane COMBIST
District 2, p. 265 Alexander COMBEST

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