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Cape Girardeau Countywas organized in 1812, as one of the five original counties. The County seat is Jackson.


1868 Cape Girardeau Co, MO State Census

Source: Ancestry.com. Missouri State Census Collection, 1844-1881 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: Missouri State Censuses. Jefferson City, MO, USA: Missouri State Archives. Submitted by Barbara RIVAS

Township 31

Mc Combs colored female of 45 years and upwards
colored female under 10 years of age
colored female under 10 years of age


Southeast Missourian Obituaries from February 2004

Leo Combs (02/23/04)

Leo E. Combs, 95, formerly of Fredericktown, Mo., died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2004, at the Monticello House in Jackson. McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.

Leo Combs (02/24/04)

Leo Edward Combs, 95, of Jackson died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2004, at Monticello House. He was born May 5, 1908, in Fredericktown, Mo., son of John H. and Eva MILLER Combs. He and Mable N. NOBLIN were married Nov. 17, 1930, in St. Louis. She died April 4, 1984...

Leo Combs (02/25/04)

Leo Edward Combs, 95, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2004, at Monticello House, where he had lived since last September. He was born May 5, 1908, in Fredericktown, Mo., son of John H. and Eva MILLER Combs. He and Mable N. NOBLIN were married Nov. 17, 1930, in St. Louis. She passed away April 4, 1984...

Miscellaneous Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Obituaries

Leo Edward Combs
Visitation: Thursday, February 26th, after 10 AM, at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson
Service: Thursday, February 26, at 11 AM, at the funeral home

Leo Edward Combs, 95, of Jackson, passed away Sunday, February 22, 2004, at the Monticello House, where he had lived since last September. He was born May 5, 1908, in Fredericktown, son of John H. and Eva MILLER Combs. He and Mabel N. NOBLIN were married November 17, 1930, in St. Louis. She passed away April 4, 1984. Leo worked 23 years at the former American Packing Company in St. Louis. In 1946, the Combs family returned to Fredericktown; but Leo continued his employment in St. Louis. He initially worked in residential construction, and then he was employed for Weber Construction, where he worked on many overpasses on Interstate 55. In 1975 he retired from Weber. Leo was a member of Local 1795 Carpenter’s District Council of Greater St. Louis and the Odd Fellows Lodge in Fredericktown. Faithful to his Lord, Leo was an active member of Parkin Memorial United Methodist Church in Fredericktown; and upon moving to Jackson in 1988, became a member of New McKendree United Methodist Church. Loving survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, … and … Combs of Jackson; daughter and son-in-law,… of Barnhart, Mo.; five grandchildren, …; five great-grandchildren, …. In addition to his wife, he was also preceded in death by four brothers, Gilbert, George, Charley, and John Combs; and four sisters, Vera Kent, Flora Abernathy, Vertie Cutsinger, and Edna Gwinn. Friends may call Thursday, February 26th, after 10 AM, at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral Service will follow at 11 AM, at the funeral home, with the Reverends Donald Kuehle and Jimmie Corbin officiating. A 2 PM Committal Service will be held at Odd Fellow Cemetery in Fredericktown. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Odd Fellows Cemetery or New McKendree Building Fund.

Note: Survivors names omitted to protect the living.


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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