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Suffolk County, MA was established in 1643. Norfolk Co was established from Boston in 1793

Ed. Note: Other than a few Charlestown marriage records, only the City of Boston has been extracted from Suffolk records posted to our Combs &c. Mailing List Archives thus far.

See Probate Records 1836-1899


Towns of Suffolk Co, MA

Beachmont
Bellevue
Boston - inc. as a town: 1630; as a city, 1822
Charlestown - settled: 1628; annexed by Boston 1874
Chelsea - inc. as a town: 1739; as a city: 1857
Dorchester - Founded 1630; annexed by Boston 1870
Forest Hills
Fort Dawes
Fort Independence
Fort Warren
Fort Winthrop
Highland
Newstead Montegrade
Orient Heights
Point of Pines
Revere - inc. as a city: 1914
Suffolk Downs Sta
Winthrop - inc. as a town: 1852
Winthrop Beach


1689 Massachusetts Bay Colony MA (present-day Suffolk)

Freeman List John COMES


Bellingham

1790 Suffolk, MA Census

Comes John 1 fwm+; 1 fwm -16; 6 fwf


Charlestown

19 Apr 1680 Phineas PRATT (brother-in-law of John & Sarah PRIEST Combs and h/o Mary PRIEST) died, age about ninety years. PRATT had moved to "Charlestown in the Bay Colony" sometime after 1644. His will, dated 8 January 1677/78, proved 15 June 1680, with probate papers indicating that his children were John, Mary, Samuel, Daniel, Mercy, Joseph, Peter, and Aaron (MD 4:137-38).

7 Feb 1806 COOMBS, John Married: Spouse: DAVIDSON, Margaret City: Charlestown, County: Suffolk

Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Ut, Film # 0740994-0740995, extracted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231, CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850 http://www.familytreemaker.com/ifftop.html.


1 Oct 1806 COOMBS, John Married: Spouse: DAVIDSON, Margaret City: Charlestown, County: Suffolk

Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Ut, Film # 0740994-0740995, extracted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231, CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850 http://www.familytreemaker.com/ifftop.html.


1810 Middlesex MA Census Index - Charlestown

(now Suffolk Co, MA)

439 Ruben COMBS


1830 Middlesex MA Census Index - Charlestown

159 Frederick COOMS


29 Mar 1848 COOMBS, Joseph M. Married: Spouse: WATKINS, Catharine City: Charlestown, County: Suffolk

Source: Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Ut, Film # 0740994-0740995, extracted by COMBS Researcher Barbara Rivas from Family Tree Maker CD231, CD 231 Online, Marriage Index: Massachusetts, 1633-1850 http://www.familytreemaker.com/ifftop.html.


8 Aug 1848 COOMBS, Levi B. Married: Spouse: CLAPP, Susan V. City: Charlestown, County: Suffolk

(ibid.)

28 Sep 1848 COOMBS, Levi B. Married: Spouse: CLAPP, Susan V. City: Charlestown, County: Suffolk

(ibid.)


1850 Census Charlestown, Middlesex Co., MA

(transcribed by Deb Coombs)

Roll 322 p. 58

Levi COMBS, 25, M, guilder, ME
living in HH 439
G. H. CLAPP, 55, M, sailmaker, ME
wife
Susan B. COMBS, 21, F., ME


Chelsea

Was originally Rumney Marsh (est. 1630), its name changed in 1739. Part of Chelsea to Saugus in 1841 and part became North Chelsea in 1846.

1850 Census Chelsea, Suffolk Co., MA

(transcribed by Deb Coombs)

Roll 339 p. 468a

HH 1028 Joseph BOLLES, 32, M, trader, CT
Elizabeth S., 30, F, ME
Albert F. COOMBS, 1 1/2, M, MA


North Chelsea

Was established from Chelsea in 1846; part became Wintrhop in 1852; and part Revere in 1871.


Revere

Was established from North Chelsea in 1871


Winthrop

Was established from North Chelsea in 1852


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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