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Hampshire County was established in 1662 from Middlesex Co., MA

Towns of Hampshire County include:

1730 birth of Samuel COOMES.  He enlisted in 1777, as a private in Capt. Ephraim Chapin's company, Col. Ruggles Woodbridge's Massachusetts regiment. He after 1782 in Hampshire Co., MA

Note:  Samuel had a son Samuel who m. Miriam Hall in 1761.  Samuel and Miriam Hall had a son, Walter COOMES (1766-1842) who m. in 1790 Flavia Colton.  Ref:  The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 80 pages 199-200: Mrs. Agnes Eliza Stock Spooner. DAR ID Number: 79555

1800 Hampshire MA Census

Transcription from Census CD'S - unreliable source

Joshua COMBS 00011-01010-00
Joshua COMBS, Jr. 41010-11010-00

Walter COOMES 20010-20010-00

Samuel COOMES 00010-10010-00
John COOMES 30010-12011-10

Tamzin (Widow) COMBS 30000-01111-00

Nathaniel COMBS 10010-20010-00

Ezra COMBS 20010-00100-00

1810 Hampshire MA Census Index

Mixed Townships



Horatio COOMES


1820 Hampshire MA Census Index

No Combs'?


1840 Hampshire MA Census Index


1850 Hampshire Co., MA Census

transcribed by Deb Coombs

Roll 321

p. 429a

266 Phillip WHITMAN, 46, farmer, CT
family and others
Achsch COMBS, 30, F, MA, pauper
Jane COMBS, 8, F, MA, pauper


1810 Hampshire MA Census Index

Nathniel COMBS


1810 Hampshire MA Census Index



1830 Hampshire MA Census Index

p. 471
Milton COMBS

27 Mar 1843 COMBS, Louisa Married: SMITH, Charles City: Middlefield, County: Hampshire

Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Ut, Film #0823686 Item 4, extracted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850

1850 Hampshire Co., MA Census

transcribed by Deb Coombs

Roll 320

p. 7a

85 Ebenezer S. COOMBS, 28, M, farmer, $2110, MA
Jane, 29, F, MA
Elizabeth, 3, NY
Milton 9/12, M, MA

86 Amos Cone (or Comb?), 60, farmer, CT
Maria, (50?), F, MA
Mary Ann, 20, F, MA
Sarah, 16, F, MA

Note: Very faint and hard to read

p. 8B

111 Milton COOMBS, 53, M, farmer, $5000, MA
Laura, 52, F, MA
Andrew M., 19, M, farmer, MA
Almira, 22, F, Teacher, MA
Charles M., 17, farmer, M, MA, attended school within the year
John, 16, M, farmer, MA, attended school within the year
Sophronia LOVELAND, 49, F, MA
Harlowe LOVELAND, 18, M, farmer, MA, attended school within the year


1850 Hampshire Co., MA Census

transcribed by Deb Coombs

Roll 321

p. 392a

377 Mary COOMBS, 56, F, NH
Franklin, 34, M, laborer, NH
Caroline, 21, F, MA
David H., 24, M, MA
Mary N., 20, F, MA

p. 399

485 Milton LEWIS, 42, M, farmer, $3000, MA
Maria, 43, F, MA
Thomas A., 15, M, MA, attended school within the year
William E., M, MA, attended school within the year
Maria E., 9, F, MA, attended school within the year
David COOMBS, 19, M, MA
Mary SMITH, 23, F, MA

Important: All Records collected for this county may not have been added here as yet. See also the Combs Research List Archives

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