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Wayne was established from Pulaski and Cumberland in 1801. Russellwas established from Wayne, Adair and Cumberland in 1826. Clinton was est.ablished from Wayne and Cumberland in 1836. McCreary was established from Wayne, Pulaski and Whitley in 1912.
1801 Wayne Co Tax List Returned by John TAUL, Esq. (Early Kentucky Tax Records from the Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, GPC,1987)
William Combs, no land
Jesse DODSON
James JOHNSON
Martin SIMS (Sheriff, 1801-1805)
Jesse STACY

Notes: No more information; however, see Combs-Stacy of both Pulaski and Cumberland; and see Jesse DODSON whom Phoebe Combs 1793, Halifax Co., VA. Only a Biram Combs was on the 1799 Cumberland Co., KY Tax list, presumably the same who follows.
1801 Original Wayne Co., Ky. Tax Lists 1801-1825, on FHC Microfilm # 0008269) (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Sue Elfving

List #1

  • p. 1 July 16. Combs, Biram.........1wm>21, 0wm 16-21, 0 blks, 3 hr

    List #2

  • p. 2 Nov. 20 Stacey Jesse..........1wm>21, 0wm 16-21, 0 blks, 1 hr

    SE Note: This Jesse Stacey is attributed to be son of Benjamin Stacy (son of Simon Stacy and Judith Tolson) and his wife Ann Combs (daughter of Old Mason Combs of Stafford/Frederick Cos., Va.).

  • p. ? Dec. 27 Crabtree Isaac.........1wm>21, 3wm 16-21, 0 blks, 2 hr; 200a (2nd rated), Wayne Co., Beaver Creek, survey=J. Crabtree
  • Nov. 20 Hicks Meshack.......1wm>21, 1wm 16-21, 1 blk, 5hr
    1802 Original Wayne Co., Ky. Tax Lists 1801-1825, on FHC Microfilm # 0008269) (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Sue Elfving
  • p.5 Aug. 24 Combs Biram........1wm>21, 0wm 16-21, 0 blks, 2 hr; 100a (2nd rated), Wayne Co., Cumberland R, pat& sur=same
  • Aug. ?? Crabtree Isaac.......1wm>21, 2wm 16-21, 0 blks, 1 hr, 1 stud hr; 200a (2nd rated), Wayne Co., Beaver Crk, pat & sur=same
  • Aug. ?? Crabtree Squire.....1wm>21, 0wm 16-21, 0 blks, 1 hr
  • p. 20 Jul. 27 Stacy xxx?...........1wm>21, 0wm 16-21, 0 blks, 1 hr; 100a (1st rated), Wayne Co., Cumberland R, pat & sur=same
  • p. 21 Jul. 28 Stacy Jessy.........1wm>21, 0wm 16-21, 0 blks, 1 hr
    1803 Original Wayne Co., Ky. Tax Lists 1801-1825, on FHC Microfilm # 0008269) (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Sue Elfving
  • p. 5 Jul. 17 Combs Abiram.....0wm>21, 0wm16-21, 0blks, 2 hr
  • Crabtrees, Isaac, Richard, Saml, Wm
  • p. 22 Jun 29 Skaggs James.....no personal data; 200a (2nd rated), Wayne Co.
  • p. 23 Jul. 4 Stacey Benjm......1wm>21, 1wm16-21, 0blks, 1 hr

    SE Note: This Benjamin Stacey was the son of Simon Stacy and Judith Tolson
    and was married to Ann Combs, the daughter of Mason Combs.
    1804 Original Wayne Co., Ky. Tax Lists 1801-1825, on FHC Microfilm # 0008269) (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Sue Elfving p. 6 Jun 5 Combs Abiram.....1wm>21, 0wm 16-21, 0 blks, 1 hr; 80a Wayne Co., Cumberland, pat& sur=Joseph Hinds

    SE Note: Last year for A/Biram Combs in tax list in Wayne Co. although 1806 list was unreadabledue to overexposure. He next appears in the 1808 Clay Co., Ky. tax lists.

  • p. 36 Aug 6 Stacy Benjamin...1wm>21, 1wm 16-21, 0blks, 1hr; 100a 2nd rated, Wayne Co., Hammond Cr, pat & sur=Benj Stacy
  • Aug 6 Stacy Jesse........1wm>21, 0wm 16-21, 0hr; 100a 2nd rated, Wayne Co., Hammond Cr, pat & sur=Jesse Stacy
    24 Feb 1804 (KY Land Grants/Surveys Book: 7, Page: 395) Grantee: Biram Combs, 96 Acres, Survey Dated 2-24-1804, Wayne Co., KY, No Watercourse Listed (Kentucky Land Grants, Jillson, p. 291)

    Notes: The above Byram Combs is believed to have been the same who was earlier a Tory of Surry Co., NC and later in that part of Cumberland which becameWayne Co., KY. See also 1817 Clay Co., KY Tax Lists (not found as yet on any 1810 census). In his Combes Genealogy, Josiah H. Combs speculates that the Robert COMES [sic] who entered land on Otter Creek of Wayne Co., KY in 1824 (see below) may have been a son of Biram; however, since no Combs are found in Wayne County's census in either 1820 or 1830, there is no evidence of a relationship thus far. The closest to a "clue" is the Samuel AYRES whose Otter Creek land was entered on 2-18-1824, and Thomas JOHNSTON on 2-24-1824 (See Elihu AYRES and RW Tory William Combs of Wilkes Co., NC, and Thomas JOHNSON of Floyd Co., KY, an appraiser of estate of John Combs, d 1820. Needed: A check of the Wayne Co., KY Deed Index to try and determine what happened to this land.
    1805 Tax Lists - Microfilm overexposed and unreadable
    1806 Original Wayne Co., Ky. Tax Lists 1801-1825, on FHC Microfilm # 0008269) (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Sue Elfving
  • p. 31 May 9 Stacy Jesse.....1wm>21, 0 blks, 1 hr; 100a 2nd rated Wayne Co., Cumberland, enter name=H. Sanders
  • Stacy Byram...1wm>21, 0 blks, 0 hr
  • ? Stacy Benjamin [possibly an entry for this name]
    10 Feb 1806 (Wayne Co., KY Marriage Returns) William DENNEY & Patsy BURNETT (History of Wayne Co., KY) (son of James & Esther SMALL Denney formerly lived in Surry Co., NC) later removed to White (Van Buren) Co., TN. Their son, Burnett DENNEY, later to Madison Co., AR where the Combs of Warren (Van Buren) Co., TN were also found)
    1807 Original Wayne Co., Ky. Tax Lists 1801-1825, on FHC Microfilm # 0008269) (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Sue Elfving (List #1)
  • p. 26 May 5 Stacy Jesse.....1wm>21, 0wm 16-21, 0 blks, 1 hr; 100a 2nd rated, Wayne Co., Cumberland, pat & surv=same
    1808 Tax Lists - No Combs although list unreadable at times
    1809 Original Wayne Co., Ky. Tax Lists 1801-1825, on FHC Microfilm # 0008269) (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Sue Elfving
  • p. 5 Combs James.....................1wm>21, 1 hr; 96a Wayne Co., Cumberland Wtr Course

    [SE: ? Looks like James Combs]
    1810 Original Wayne Co., Ky. Tax Lists 1801-1825, on FHC Microfilm # 0008269) (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Sue Elfving
  • p. 5 June 9 Combs Abiram..........1wm>21, 0wm 16-21, 0 blks, 4 hr

    SE Note: Biram Combs is back in Clay Co., KY by 1815
    1810 Wayne Co., KY Census Index: No Combs
    1811 Tax Lists Original Wayne Co., Ky. Tax Lists 1801-1825, on FHC Microfilm # 0008269) (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Sue Elfving
  • p. 6 Combs Biram......................1wm>21, 4 hr
    1812 Original Wayne Co., Ky. Tax Lists 1801-1825, on FHC Microfilm # 0008269) (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Sue Elfving: Unreadable
    1813-16 Original Wayne Co., Ky. Tax Lists 1801-1825, on FHC Microfilm # 0008269) (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Sue Elfving: No Combs
    1818-1825 No Tax List Original Wayne Co., Ky. Tax Lists 1801-1825, on FHC Microfilm # 0008269) (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Sue Elfving
    1820 (Wayne Co., KY Census from 1820 Census CD - Original Source still needed!)

    P. 085
    Joel COFFEY (See another Joel COFFEY whose dau Lavina married Simeon F. Combs in Adair Co., KY in 1823)
    Lewis COFFEY
    Samuel SUMNER (See another Samuel SUMNER who married Winnifred Combs (Dickey Diary)

    P. 086
    John ALLEN (kin to Barbara ALLEN Combs?)
    Daniel F. McKINNEY (married Hettie/HethaCombs (daughter of Stephen & Barbara ALLEN Combs?) 01 Oct 1811, Franklin Co., KY)

    P. 092
    Rutherford COFFEY
    Jesse STACY

    Notes: See Combs-COFFEY-STACY of later Russell Co., KY.
    24 Mar 1824 (KY Land Surveys/Grants) Grantee: Martin JOHNSON, 50 Acres, Survey Dated 3-24-1824, Wayne County, on Little South Fork Creek (Kentucky Land Grants, Jillson, p. 609)

    30 Sep 1824 (KY Land Surveys/Grants, Book U:403) Grantee: Robert COMES, 50 Acres,, Survey Dated 9-30-1824, Wayne County, on Otter Creek (Kentucky Land Grants , Jillson, p.609)

    Notes: See 1804 Wayne Co., KY land of Byram Combs. No Robert Combs (or var. sp.) has been located in any KY County in either 1820 or 1830, nor any Robert with a Biram anywhere. Martin JOHNSON entered "speculatively" due to the earlier Martin JOHNSON, husband of Sarah Combs of Hawkins Co., TN and the above-noted (1804) Thomas JOHNSON. The nearest date survey to Robert Combs in 1824 is a Thomas BRANSON on 9-15-1824 on Little South Fork. See also Robert H. Combs of Harlan Co., KY.
    29 Apr 1827 (Wayne Co., KY Marriage Records) Casi Combs & John DeHART (Marriage CD: Original Source still needed)

    Notes: Casi Combs DeHart remains unidentified. A check of the 1830 Census Index reveals John DeHARTS in the following counties: Jefferson Co., KY, p. 180; Ralls Co, MO (Union Twp., p. 376), and McMinn Co, TN, p. 34 (134). (Northern John DeHARTS not extracted). No Combs are listed near John of McMinn Co; no Combs were in Ralls Co., MO, in 1830; and no Combs were listed near the John DeHART of 1830 Jefferson Co, KY.
    1830 US Census Index, Wayne Co., KY

    No Combs

    p. 250 Lipsey, John (transcribed by Mary Wilson): 1 male under 5; 2 males 5-10; 1 male 15-20; 1 male 40-50; 1 male 70-80 (who is this person ?); 1 female 5 -10; 1 female 10-15; 2 females 15- 20; 1 female 40- 50

    NOTE: Angeletta Combs, the daughter of Stephen Combs and Barbara Allen, married John Lipsey 14 June 1804 Lincoln Co., KY; John and Angella resided in 1810 in Garrard Co., KY; 1820 in Pulaski Co., KY. See also the family report of John Lipsey and Angeletta Combs.
    1840 US Census Index, Wayne Co., KY: No Combs
    9 Jan 1850 (Wayne Co., KY Marriage Records) Mary M. Combs & Barney JOHNSON (Marriage CD: Original Source still needed)
    1850 Wayne Co., KY Census: No Combs
    Important: All Records collected for this county may not have been added here.

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