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Plymouth County was established on 2 Jun 1685 when Plymouth Colony was divided into three counties: Bristol, Barnstable and Plymouth (each named after its county seat). Plymouth Co is bounded by Norfolk (north), Barnstable (south), and Bristol (west).

Ed Note: All Plymouth County and Town records have not yet been extracted from our searchable The Combs Mailing List Archives.


Towns in Plymouth County


Chronology of Early Records 1685-


1800 Plymouth MA Census

(Transcription from Census CD'S -unreliable source)

p. 014

William COOMBIE
20110-02010-00

p. 113

Caleb COOMIS
10001-00301-00

Crissully COOMIS
00100-01001-00

Perez COOMIS
10100-10010-00


Abbington

1850 Plymouth Co, MA Census

transcribed by Deb Coombs

Roll 332

p. 198b

John B. COOMBS, 16, M, shoemaker, MA
living in HH 314 of
Augustus CHAMBERLAIN, 24, M, shoemaker, MA
family and others


E. Bridgewater

1850 Plymouth Co., MA Census

transcribed by Deb Coombs

Roll 332

p. 260 b

William COOMBS, 40, M, hostler, MA
living in HH 326 (hotel written down left hand column)
John BUTCHER, 31, M, (occupation: plublic house), NY
family, workers, and guests


Hull

6-20-1723 Boston Marriage Records, p160 Elizabeth COOMBS of Hull & James BARNES of Boston

Coome, Coombs Marriages, Extracted by Combs Researcher Patience Northern from Boston Marriages 1700-1809, and 1700-1751


Marshfield

02/09/1799 COOMBS, David Married: Spouse: DAMMON, Mrs. Olive City: Marshfield, County: Plymouth

Source: Family History Library: Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0496621 Item 2, extracted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231, CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850 Family Finder Search


Plymouth


12 Jan 1687 COMBS, Elizabeth Married: RING, Eliazur City: Plymouth, County: Plymouth

Source: Family History Library: Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0416330-0416336, excerpted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231 CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850, Family Finder Search


18 Dec 1689 COOMBS, Mary Married: Spouse: EATON, Benjamin City: Plymouth, County: Plymouth

(ibid.)


28 Mar 1720 COOMBS, Mary Married: Spouse: GOOLE, John City: Plymouth, County: Plymouth

Source: Family History Library: Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0416330-0416336, extracted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231, CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850 Family Finder Search)


1820 Plymouth MA Census Index

381
Amos COMBS
Asa COOMBS
Caleb COMBS


Rochester

Vital Statistics

1699-1710 Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA Vital Statistics.

Births of children of Anthony COMBS:

COMES, John, ch. Anthony (COMS), Mar. 18, 1699
COMES, Hanah, ch. Anthony (COMS), Nov. 30, 1700
COMES, Roseanna, ch. Anthony (COMS), Nov. 23, 1702
COMES, Ithamer, ch. Anthony (COMS), Nov. 20, 1704
COMES, Joshua, ch. Anthony (COMS), July 28, 1706
COMES, Frances, ch. Anthony (COMS), July 20, 1708
COMES, Jane, ch. Anthony (COMS), Mar. 29, 1710

Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA, from the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850.


20 May 1708 Married: Marey COMES and Thomas RAYMENT, May 20, 1708

Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA, from the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850.


1725-1745 Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA Vital Statistics.

Births of children of John & Lydia COMBS:

COMES, Elezabeth, d. John and Lydia, Oct. 8, 1725
COMES, Antony, s. John and Lydia, June 24, 1727
COMES, Emme, d. John and Lydia, Sept. 2, 1729
COMES, John, s. John and Lydia, Mar. 22, 1730-1
COMES, Elizabeth, d. John and Lydia, Apr. 6, 1734
COMES, Lydia, d. John and Lydia, Feb. 25, 1735
COMBS, Charity, d. John (COMES) and Lydia, Oct. 11 1737
COMBS, Anthony, s. John (COMES) and Lydia, Feb. 14, 1739
COMBS, John, s. John (COMES) and Lydia, June 1, 1741
COMBS, Joseph, s. John (COMES) and Lydia, Oct. 5, 1743
COMBS, Elisabeth, d. John (COMES) and Lydia, June 5, 1745

Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA, from the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850.


15 Apr 1727 COMBS, Frances Married: PRATT, James City: Rochester, County: Plymouth

Source: Family History Library: Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0873753, excerpted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231 CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850, Family Finder Search; and Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Marriage Records, as found in the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850


31 May 1729 COMBS, Joshua Married: 05/31/1729, Spouse: PRATT, Elisabeth City: Rochester, County: Plymouth

(ibid.)

Notes: Were James and Elizabeth PRATT descended from Phineas & Mary PRIEST Pratt of Plymouth Colony and Charlestown (now-Suffolk Co), Massachussetts Bay Colony? Mary PRIEST was sister of Sarah PRIEST, wife of John COMBS of Plymouth Colony.


24 Jun 1729 COMBS, Hannah Married: Spouse: HICKS, Nicholas City: Rochester, County: Plymouth

Source: Family History Library: Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0873753, Extracted by Combs Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231, CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850, Family Finder Search; and Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Marriage Records, as found in the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850


23 Feb 1731 Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA Birth Records. COMES, Elisabeth, d. Joshua and Elisabeth [PRATT?] (Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA, from the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850).


4 Nov 1731 Ithamer COMBS and Hannah ANDREWS, Nov. 4, 1731 (Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Marriage Records, as found in the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850)

4 Nov 1731 COMBS, Ithamer Married: Spouse: ANDREWS, Hannah City: Rochester, County: Plymouth

Source: Family History Library: Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0873753, extracted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231, CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850 Family Finder Search)


1732-1751 Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA Vital Statistics.

Births of children of Ithemer & Hannah ANDREWS COMBS:

COMES, Elnathan, s. Ithemer and Hannah, June 10, 1732
COMES, Cloa, d. Ithemer and Hannah, June 20, 1734
COMES, Ithamer, s. Ithemer and Hannah, Feb. 29, 1735-6
COMES, Simeon (COOMES), s. Ithemer and Hannah, Mar. 19, 1738
COMES, Hannah, d. Ithemer and Hannah, June 8, 1740
COMES, Prissilla, d. Ithemer and Hannah, Nov. 1 1742
COMES, Burnice [Bernice], d. Ithemer and Hannah, Sept 19, 1744
COMES, Abiah, d. Ithemer and Hannah, Oct. 1, 1746
COMES, Benjamin [twin] s. Ithemer and Hannah, Mar 12, 1749
COMES, Steaphen [twin] s. Ithemer and Hannah, Mar. 12, 1749
COMES, Caleb, s. Ithemer and Hannah, May ---, 1751

Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA, from the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850.


1 Jul 1736 Jerusha COMBS and Stephen ANDREWS of Tiverton, July 1, 1736 (Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Marriage Records, as found in the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850)

1 Jul 1736 COMBS, Jerusha Married: Spouse: ANDREWS, Stephen City: Rochester, County: Plymouth

Source: Family History Library: Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0873753, extracted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231, CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850 Family Finder Search


19 Mar 1738 Rochester, Plymouth, MA Church Records. Baptised: "Simeon (VR, b. 19 Mar, 1738) Son of Ithamer COMES and Hannah his wife, 6 Aug 1738" (Excerpted by Combs Researcher Sharon Natoli from "The Mayflower Descendant," Volume 44, July 2, 1994, Church 13, Rochester Church Records, Transcribed by George P. Howard, Edited by Shirley Robinson Pizziferri - continued from vol 44, page 32. Information taken from the published Vital Records of Rochester to 1850. "Baptisms by Rev. Timothy Ruggles")


19 Sep - 4 Nov 1744 Rochester, Plymouth, MA Church Records. Baptised: "Bernice (VR Burnice b. 19 Sep 1744) Son (sic) of Ithamar COMBS and Hannah his wife, 4 Nov 1744" (Excerpted by Combs Researcher Sharon Natoli from "The Mayflower Descendant," Volume 44, July 2, 1994, Church 13, Rochester Church Records, Transcribed by George P. Howard, Edited by Shirley Robinson Pizziferri - continued from vol 44, page 32. Information taken from the published Vital Records of Rochester to 1850. "Baptisms by Rev. Timothy Ruggles")


10 Jun 1749 Rochester, Plymouth, MA. Married: Nema COMBS and Leonard Lisle COTTON of Boston [Suffolk Co, MA], int. June 10, 1749

Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA, from the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850.

10 Jun 1749 COMBS, Nema Married: , Spouse: COTTON, Leonard Lisle City: Rochester, County: Plymouth

Source: Family History Library: Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0873753, extracted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231, CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850 Family Finder Search


11 Jul 1751 Emme COMBS and Caleb COMES of Brumswick, July 11, 1751.

Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA, from the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850.

07/11/1751 COMBS, Emme Married: Spouse: COMES, Caleb City: Rochester, County: Plymouth

Source: Family History Library: Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0873753, extracted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231, CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850 Family Finder Search


29 Nov 1759 Elnathan COMBS [dup. COOMBS] and Mary TAYLOR [dup. TAYLOR] of Dartmo[uth], Nov. 29, 1759

Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA, from the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850.

29 Nov 1759 COMBS, Elnathan Married: Spouse: TAYLOR, Mary City: Rochester, County: Plymouth

Source: Family History Library: Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0873753, extracted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231, CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850 Family Finder Search


4 Nov 1764 COMBS, Hannah Married: 11/04/1764, Spouse: BISHOP, John, Jr. City: Rochester, County: Plymouth

Source: Family History Library: Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0873753, Extracted by Combs Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231, CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850, Family Finder Search; and Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Marriage Records, as found in the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850


24 Sep 1768 Prescilla COOMS and Japhet WASHBON of Plimtown, int. Sept 24, 1768 (Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Marriage Records, as found in the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850)


26 Feb 1769 Cloe COMBS and Isaac WASHBON of Plymton, int. Feb. 26, 1769

Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Marriage Records, as found in the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850

26 Feb 1769 COMBS, Cloe Married: Spouse: WASHBON, Isaac City: Rochester, County: Plymouth

Source: Family History Library: Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0873753, extracted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231, CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850 Family Finder Search


16 Dec 1770 Abiah COMES and Job SHERMAN [of] Middlebo[rough], int. Dec. 16, 1770

Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA, from the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850.


26 Jul 1772 COMBS, Benjamin Married: 07/26/1772, Spouse: BENSON, Priscilla City: Rochester, County: Plymouth

Source: Family History Library: Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0873753, extracted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231, CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850 Family Finder Search

Notes: See also Middleborough


20 Sep 1772 Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA Marriage Records. Caleb COMBS and Hannah BISBEY of Plympton [Plymouth Co], int. Sept. 20, 1772

Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA, from the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850.

20 Sep 1772 COMBS, Caleb Married: Spouse: BISBEY, Hannah City: Rochester, County: Plymouth

Source: Family History Library: Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0873753, extracted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231, CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850 Family Finder Search)


25 Aug 1781 Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA Marriage Records. Simeon COOMBS of Middle[boroug]h and Experience MILLER, int. Aug. 25, 1781

Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA, from the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850.

25 Aug 1781 COOMBS, Simeon Married: Spouse: MILLER, Experience City: Rochester, County: Plymouth Source: Family History Library: Salt Lake City, Ut, Film # 0873753, extracted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231, CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850 Family Finder Search


15 Jan 1797 Susannah COOMBS and Tho[ma]s HATHAWAY, 2nd of New Bedford, Jan 15, 1797

Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA, from the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850.


19 Nov 1797 Perez COOMS and Sucah DEXTER, int. Nov. 19, 1797 (Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Marriage Records, as found in the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850)


20 Nov 1799 Sarah COOMES and Thomas FANCE of Dartmouth, int. Nov. 20, 1799 [Sally COOMBS and Thomas FAUNCE of Dartmouth, m. Jan. 2, 1800] (Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Marriage Records, as found in the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850)


6 Jan 1803 Prisscilla COOMES and Caleb MAXHAM of Middleboro[ugh], int. Jan 6, 1803

Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA, from the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850.


1 Mar 1807 Amos COOMES and Susanna DOTY, int. Mar. 1. 1807 (Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Marriage Records, as found in the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850)

Note: See 1850 Census of Susan COMBS head of household Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA


1810 Plymouth MA Census Index

p. 163
Amos COOMBS

p. 164
Asa COOMBS


24 Dec 1815 - 4 Jan 1816 Caleb COOMBS and Phebe M. NICHOLES of Dartmouth, int. Dec. 24, 1815, "certificate given Jan. 4-1816.

Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA, from the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850.

24 Dec 1815 COOMBS, Caleb Married: Spouse: NICHOLES, Phebe M. City: Rochester, County: Plymouth Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Ut, Film # 0873753, extracted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231, CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850 Family Finder Search


1830 Plymouth MA Census Index

p. 269
Asa COOMBS

p. 295
Amos COOMBS


24 Oct 1830 Eliza Osborne COOMBS and Joseph P. HAYDON [int. of Wareham, Plymouth], Oct. 24, 1830

Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA, from the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850.


24 Oct 1830 COOMBS, Eliza Osborne Married: Spouse: HAYDON, Joseph P. City: Rochester, County: Plymouth

Source: Family History Library: Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0873753, extracted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231, CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850 Family Finder Search


10 Aug 1833 Lucinda COOMBS and Stillman K. LEONARD of Wareham, int. Aug. 10, 1833

Extracted by Combs Researcher Beverly Dunn from Rochester, Plymouth Co, MA, from the series, Massachusetts Records Before 1850.

10 Aug 1833 COOMBS, Lucinda Married: Spouse: LEONARD, Stillman K. City: Rochester, County: Plymouth

Source: Family History Library: Salt Lake City, UT, Film #0873753, extracted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231, CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850 Family Finder Search)


1840 Plymouth MA Census Index

p. 033
Asa COOMBS

p. 037
Amos COMBS


1850 Plymouth Co., MA Census

transcribed by Deb Coombs

Roll 333

p. 267b

Asa COMBS, 70, M, farmer, Midd. (Middlesex?) MA
Abigail, 68, F, Midd. MA
Pricella COMMON, 46, F, Midd. MA
Asa C. BENNETT, 19, M, laborer, Rochester, MA
Ezra S. BLISS, 16, M, laborer, Rochester, MA


1850 Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Census

transcribed by Deb Coombs

Roll 333

p. 270a

187 Susan COMBS, 63, F, Rochester, MA
Susannah DOTY, 96, F, Rochester, MA
Smith DOTY, 66, M, Laborer, Rochester, MA

Note: See marriage record of Amos COOMBES to Susannah DOTY Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA 1807.



Scituate

1840 Plymouth MA Census Index

p. 258
William H. COOMBS



Wareham

1840 Plymouth MA Census Index

p. 331
Thornton COOMBS


1850 Census Wareham, Plymouth Co., MA

transcribed by Deb Coombs

Roll 333

p. 306b & 307a

771 Louise COMBS, 24, F, Wareham, MA
Kensington Combs, 32, M, nailor, Rochester, MA
Everbin Combs, 6, F, Wareham, MA
Marian B. Combs, 1, F, Wareham, MA
Emily T. BUMPUS, 21, F, Wareham, MA

Note: BUMPUS household on same page 307a lower down


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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