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11 Jun 1799 Jesse McComb 170 Acres Bk 8:223 Gaspar River (Contributed by Barbara Rivas from Kentucky Land Grants by Willard R. Jillson)
10 Jul 1799 Jesse McCombs 200 Acres Bk 8:121 In Blackberry G (Contributed by Barbara Rivas from Kentucky Land Grants by Willard R. Jillson)
Warren Co., KY was organized from Logan Co. & unorganized territory in 1796-7. Barren Co. was established from Warren and Green Counties, KY in 1799; Allen from Warren & Barren in 1815; Simpson from Allen, Logan and Warren in 1819; and Edmonson from Grayson,Hart and Warren in 1825.
18 Oct 1806 (Warren Co., KY Marriage Records) Isabell Combs & Hazeal PUTNAM, 18 Oct 1806, Sec: Abraham DUFF, Marr. by James MARTIN. (Warren County KY Marriages, 1797-1851, Mrs. Wm. L. Rabold, Warren Co., KY US GenWeb Page)
Notes: Isabell Combs was the daughter of Bennett & Dorothy "Dolly" Combs, earlier of Pendleton Co, SC by family tradition supported by strong circumstantial evidence. (See Below)
29 Jun 1807 Jesse McCombs 200 Acres Bk 11:404 No water course (Contributed by Barbara Rivas from Kentucky Land Grants by Willard R. Jillson)
28 Jul 1807 Logan Co., KY Book B, pg 53. Power of Attorney. Jesse W. Combs appoints friend John MOSS who is from Warren Co., Ky as his atty in fact to draw in TN warrents for land to which Combs is entitled,etc (Logan County, Ky Deed Abstracts 1792-1813 by Joyce Martin Murray. (Combs Researcher Debie Kendrick)
01 Oct 1807 (Warren County Kentucky Courthouse, Marriage Register Book A, p. 9) Entry dated October 1, 1807: "Jane COMES married Rubin WOOLBANKS, HIGHTOWER officiating." John BARNETT, bondsman. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Herbert G. Holcomb who adds that original bond is on file in the KY Building, Western University Campus, Bowling Green, KY)
HGH Notes: Rubin (a.k.a. Ruebin WILBANKS) was the son of Richard WILIBANKS d 1790 Wilkes Co., NC (Wilkes NC WB1:293). According to family tradition at least two children from this marriage: First child b. 1808, named Dorthea. Second child, named William b. 1809 (See Simpson Co., KY Records). The U. S. 1810 Warren County, KY Census listed RuebinWILBANKS as head of household with the two above children accounted for. Jane evidently died before 1817. According to Wilbanks Trees published by Robert M. Wilbanks IV, January-February 1998 issue, p. 5, Reubin married next Nancy BARRETT (a.k.a. BARNETT) 12 Feb 1817 in Sumner Co., TN. See also WILBANK/WOOLBANK Families of Pendleton SC & Wilkes Co., NC. His two children by Jane Combs appear to have migrated with the Combs & Associated Famlies in 1822, and on 22 Jul 1823 Dorothy WILBANKS' marriage to John HOLCOMB is recorded in Gibson Co., IN.
1810 Warren Co., KY Census
P. 257 Combs, Dolly
2 f-10-16 1 m-16-261f-45+
(Transcribed by Combs Researcher Carolyn Wimp)
DUFF, Abraham 11110-31010-00
(Census Index: U.S. Selected Counties, 1810, Broderbund CD; i.e. Unreliable! Record Needed!)
14 Oct 1816 Jno McCombs 200 Acres Bk 26:145 Main Fk (Contributed by Barbara Rivas from Kentucky Land Grants by Willard R. Jillson)
17 Jan 1817 (Warren Co., KY Marriage Records) Rachel Combs & Abraham DILLBACK, Abraham over 21, her consent by mother Dolly Combs, widow. Witt. by Abraham DUFF, Sec. and William HOWARD. (Warren County KY Marriages, 1797-1851, Mrs. Wm. L. Rabold, Warren Co., KY US GenWeb Page)
1820 Warren Co., KY Census
P. 031 HAMMET, William
P. 039 HAMMET, Elizah
Bowling Green P. 075
0020010000002 or 2 males 16-26; 1 female under 10
transcribed by Deb Coombs
Notes: Huston Combs was the son of Asa Combs, grandson of Samuel & Mary WILKES Combs, Sr. of Loudoun Co., VA & Nelson Co., KY. He married 18 Sep 1817,Hardin Co., KY, Polly HICKMAN, daughter of Benjamin & Sally Combs Hickman, and also a grandaughter of Samuel & Mary WILKES Combs (See William F. Coombs Manuscript) and the Hardin Co., KY 30 Sep 1825 Court case Mary Wilks vs Samuel Coombs heirs & adms which names heirs of Samuel Coombs of Loudoun Co., VA.William HAMMETT was the son of John & Sarah UNDERWOOD Hammett of Stafford, Fauquier, Culpeper Cos VA, Surry Co., NC, Spartanburg & Greenville Counties, SC. He married abt 1800 Nancy COCKRILL, daughter of William & Frances JONES Cockrell of Fauquier Co., VA. These families lived on the Warren/Allen Co. Line after Allen Co. was created in 1815.
1830 Census Bowling Green, Warren Co., KY p. 60 transcribed by Deb Coombs
1 male under 5; 1 male 30-40; 1 female 5-10; 1 femal 10-15; 1 female 20-30
21 Apr 1835 Warren Co., KY Marriage Records. Elvira COOMBS & H. K. THOMAS (Extracted by Combs Researcher Pat Orton from various Marriage CD'S)
22 Dec 1835 Hardin Co., KY Deed Bk P FHC Film #0388598 p. 235 (extracted and abstracted by Deb Coombs): “John M. BRIGGS surviving Executor of Doctor Samuel W. COOMBS deceased of the County of Warren and State of Kentucky of the one part and Charles G. WINTERSMITH Maryle CUNNINGHAM Robert L. WINTERSMITH Richard C. WINTERSMITH Horatio G WINTERSMITH and Martha Jane WINTERSMITH heirs of Horatio G WINTERSMITH deceased of the County and state aforesaid ” .. where John M BRIGGS sold to Horatio G. WINTERSMITH “a lot or parcel of ground lying in Elizabethtown being part of the lot known in the plan of said Town by No 30 and which was conveyed to Samuel W. COOMBS by Nicholas TULL” for $160
NOTE: Samuel W. COOMBS married Elvia Morehead and was the son of Adin and Pamelia Williams Coombs.
1840 Census Warren Co., KY p. 38 transcribed by Deb Coombs
1 male 40-50; 1 female under 5; 1 female 10-15; 1 female 40-50
1850 Warren Co., KY Census Index
District 1 P. 35 HH479/479
Richard Curd 60 m cashier bank KY
Eliza M. 55 f KY
Lizzie Ellis 17 f KY
Richardella Curd 10 f KY
Saml W. Coombs 19 m medical student KY
12 Jan 1854 Hardin Co., KY Deed Bk 1 p. 138-9 FHC Film #0388605 (abstracted by Deb Coombs) Samuel W. Coombs and wife (not named) of the County of Warren, KY sold his undivided interest to John A. Raine of Hardin for $150, 140 acres “on which Col. Aden COOMBS died and on which John A. RAINES now lives” “the said party of the first part being the son and heir of Samuel W. Coombs dec’d and his interests as heir of the said Coombs dec’d being 15 acres and 5/9 acre Signed Samuel W. COOMBS Mattie COOMBS
DC NOTES: This is Samuel W. Coombs and wife Martha Hampton. Samuel was a son of Samuel W. Coombs who was a son of Adin Coombs. This is the first time I’ve seen Adin with the title of Col. See also DAR Vol. 65 Record #64593, DAR Vol 95 record 394790, and DAR Vol 111 Record #110231 12 Jan 1854
1860 Warren Co., Ky Census (Transcribed from microfilm by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
Dist. 1 Bowling Green
Saml. W. Combs 27 m doctor -- 200 Ky
Saml. Y. Combs 30 m doctor 6500 13150 Ky
Martha C. 25 f Ky
Lillie 5 f Ky
Chas. M. 4 m Ky
Annie 2 f Ky
Sarah 1/12 f Ky
Catherine SHOWIR 60 f Ky
1861-65 Civil War documents for Samuel Combs (transcribed by Myra Britt)
Publication Number: M346; Publication Title: Confederate Papers Relating to Citizens or Business Firms, 1861-65; Content Source: NARA; Document Type: Citizen; Given Name: Samuel; Surname: Combs; State: Kentucky; Document Number: 56; (PAGE 1): Combs, S See Samuel; (PAGE 2): Combs, Saml Taken near Scottsville, (Allen Co.) KY & confined in Guard House, see P.P. of G. H. Nixon, Major. Report of Guard. Bowling Green, KY Nov. 188.8.131.52.13.15./61
Publication Number: M268; Publication Title: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Tennessee; Content Source: NARA; Military Unit: Nixon's Regiment, Cavalry AND Capt JJ Parton's Co, Cavalry AND Shaw's Battalion, Cavalry (Hamilton's Battalion), A -I; Surname Starts With: N; Givenname: George H; Surname: Nixon; Age: [Blank]; Year: 1865; REPORT OF GUARD: Mounted at Bowling Green, KY on the 10th and relieved on the 11th day of November in 1861; Parole. 3 Lieutenants; 1 Sergants, 4 Corporals, - Musicians, 72 Privates, 80 Total; Countersign Detail 80
LIST OF PRISONERS NAMES.
J.W.Rogers H.B. Gavin
H. Isenburg J.D. Taylor
T.McGrath J.B. Matkler?
J.L. Smith M.Wats
A. Denton Sam Purcey
W. Bennett Pat Caoid?
S.T. Smithson W. Malone
M. McConell J.T. Gentry } All found and left in Guard House
S.Floyd J. Chlimar?
Will Shife T.L. Tolle
P.B. Tolle Wm. Sims?
T.W. Biggerstaffe I. New
J. M. Bishop S. Combs
Charles Toille C.A. Nomann?
Ed Renn B. Lubeck
S. Morgan A. J. Williams
I hereby certify the above to be correct in every particular.To G. H. Nixon Respectfully submitteed, In charge of Police Guard, Officer of the Day John G. Griffin Commanding Guard.
Publication Number: M268; Publication Title: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Tennessee; Content Source: NARA; Military Unit: Nixon's Regiment, Cavalry AND Capt JJ Parton's Co, Cavalry AND Shaw's Battalion, Cavalry (Hamilton's Battalion), A -I; Surname Starts With: N; Givenname: George H; Surname: Nixon; Age: [Blank]; Year: 1865; REPORT OF GUARD: Mounted at Bowling Green, KY on the 8th and relieved on the -----of 9th 1861. (*my note: this was Nov. 1861)
List of Prisoners:
Samuel Comes Taken by Texas Rangers near Scottsville Ky
John Bishop no charges yet
The last day (Nov. 15, 1861) Samuel Combs was in the Guard House, the papers for that date are part of G.H. Nixon's records. Samuel Combs last day in the Guard House does not show under what conditions he was released.On November 18th, 1861 Bowling Green, KY
Major G. H. Nixon sends a letter to Genl. Johnson asking to be relieved of his duties as Provos Marshall (being in charge of the police guard and part of the time issuing passports).
1870 Warren County Ky Census (Extracted by Combs Researcher Deb Coombs)
Bowling Green p. 58
Maggie O’NEAL, 24, F, W, housekeeping, $2500, IL
Lucy JOHNSON, 22, F, W, at home, KY
(Amie?) WITTINGER, 17, F, w, at home, Germany, father & mother of foreign birth
Ellen COMBS, 17, F, W, at home, KY
Samuel COMBS, 40, M, W, physician, KY
Martha, 35, F, keepinghouse, KY
Lilly, 15, F, W, at home, KY, attended school within the last year
Charles, 13, M, at home, KY, attended school within the last year
Carrie, 12, F, at homer, KY, attended school within the last year
Dee, 10, M, at home, KY attended school with the last year’
Samuel, 8, M, KY
Maggie, 6, F, KY
Eddy, 10/12, M, Aug, KY
Hampton, 10/12, Aug, KY
Daniel (O RILY or SRILY), 35, F, B, Domestic Servant, KY, cannot read or write
George COMBS, 13, M, B, Domestic Servant, KY, cannot read or write
Catherine SHERER, 70, F, W, at home, KY
Sarah BURNHAM, 38, F, W, at home, KY
Carrie, 15, F, KY
Mattie, 5, F, KY
Note: This is Samuel Coombs, son of Samuel W. Coombs & Elvira Morehead; he married Martha Hampton; (see death certificate below for Martha and DAR record # 110231 & 64593)
Covington Pct p. 106b & 107
Marian COMBS, 27, M, B, woodchopper, KY, cannot read or write
Parmelia, 30, F, B, housekeeping, KY, cannot read or write
Joseph, 7, M, B, KY
John, 1, M, B, KY
Dorcas, CARTER, 5, F, B, KY
Lucas Pct p. 233aWm K. COMBS,32, M, W, farmer, $200 personal, TN
Sarah E., 32, F, W, housekeeping, TN
Nancy, 10, F, at school, TN, attended school during the year
John C. B., 9, M, TN
Wm. J., 7, TN
Sarah M., 4, F, TN
Hannah E. 2, F, TN
Charles W., 5/12, Mar, KY (census taken 23 Sep 1870)
1880 Census Place: Rockfield, Warren, Kentucky Source: FHL Film 1254444 National Archives Film T9-0444 Page 156C (trancription of LDS Church)
Isham COOMBS Self M M W 25 KY Occ: Laborer Fa: KY Mo: KY
Sarah COOMBS Wife F M W 27 KY Occ: Keeping House Fa: KY Mo: KY
Hallie COOMBS Dau F S W 3 KY Fa: KY Mo: KY
Jeaney COOMBS Dau F S W 1 KY Fa: KY Mo: KY
Moses SCOTT Other M W B 28 KY Occ: Laborer Fa: KY Mo: KY
N. BOGARD Other M S W 27 KY Occ: Laborer Fa: KY Mo: KY
George SMOCK Other M S B 40 KY Occ: Laborer Fa: --- Mo: ---
Note: Isham Coombs was a son of Isham Coombs and Martha Ann Cash of Hardin, Trimble and Hart Counties, KY. He and daughter Hallie later reside in McCracken Co., KY. According to family history Sarah was Sarah Fox, (marriage record is needed)
21 Oct 1912 Kentucky Death Certificate #26318 of Mrs. Martha H. COOMBS: white, widow, female; occupation: housekeeper; age: 76 yrs 9 mos 5 ds; born: 16 Jan 1836 Ky; died: 21 Oct 1912 Main, Bowling Green, Warren Co. Ky of chronic pneumonia; buried: Fairview Cem 22 Oct 1912 by Gerard & Gerard of Bowling Green, Ky; daughter of P. D. HAMPTON & Caroline HINES; informant: E. W. BAWLAY? of Bowling Green, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
Note: Martha HAMPTON was married to Samuel W. COOMBS.
20 Nov 1914 Kentucky Death Certificate of Samuel W. COOMBS, white, male, married, physician; Age: 53 yrs 0 mos 20 ds; Born: 2 Nov 1861 Ky; Died: 20 Nov 1914 Bowling Green, Warren Co. KY of cerebral hemorrhage; buried: Fairview Cem 21 Nov 1914 by Enochs & Satterfield of Bowling Green; son of S. W. COOMBS born Ky & Miss HAMPTON born Ky; informant: W. J. POTTER of Bowling Green, KY transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
23 May 1919 Kentucky Death Certificate #17281of Phineas Hampton COOMBS, white, married, male; Occupation: general freight & Passenger agt Cotton Belt RR; Age: 49 yrs 8 mos 16 ds; Born: 7 Sept 1869 Warren Co.KY; Died: 23 May 1919 527 Main, Bowling Green, Warren Co. KY tuberculosis; buried: Fa---- Cem 25 May 1919 by John M. GERARD? of Bowling Green; son of Samuel W. COOMBS born Warren Co. & Margarett HAMPTON born Warren Co.; informant: Mrs. __ HAGGERNSON of Bowling Green, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
10 Apr 1931 Kentucky Death Certificate #11122 of Wm R. COOMBS: white, married, male occupation: advertising - salesman; age: 49 yrs 3 mos 4 ds; Spouse: Lula COOMBS; born: 6 Jan 1882; died: 10 Apr 1931 City Hosp. Bowling Green, Warren Co. Ky labor pneumonia; buried: Bowling Green 11 Apr 1931 by Chas ENOCHS of Bowling Green; son of Will R. COOMBS born Bowling Green; informant: Mrs. Will R. COOMBS of Bowling Green. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
(Extracted by Wanda Lee Whitney and provided to Combs Researcher Deb Coombs from Biographical Encyl. P 698) Capt Samuel Wm Coombs, MD. B 9 Aug 1830 - Bowling Green Ky. Parents native of Ky. Of Va ancestry. Father was physicial. Died at 31 yrs old in Elizabethtown Ky. Grad in Philadelphia 1853. Practice in Bowling Green - in Buckner's Bridage. 1871 - connection w/Green and Barren River Navigation Co and was steamboat captain. Became Pres of Co. Democrat - Chairman of Warren Co Demo Executive Committee. Married 11 Jun 1853 to Miss Mattie Hampton. (see death certificate below) Dau of PD Hampton of Warren Co. Had 8 chil:4 boy/4girl.
Fairview Cem., Bowling Green, Warren Co., Ky
Greenberry COOMBS b. 13 Nov 1819 (Hardin Co., KY) d. 18 Mar 1896 (prob. Warren Co., KY)Notes: Greenberry was the son of Thomas and Elizabeth COOMBS Coombs of Hardin Co., KY
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