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Moniteau County was organized February 14, 1845, from Cole and Morgan. The County seat is California.

1870 Moniteau County, MO Census

Pilot Grove Twp

California PO

p. 432, June 6, 1870

11/13 Combs Alexander 55, M, W, Farmer, RE=$1000, PP=$500, b VA
Nancy, 49, F, W, Keeping House, b OH
Elizabeth, 22, F, W, b OH
Isaac Meek, 16, M, W, b OH
George W, 8, M, W, b OH

(Source: Original images, Heritage Quest)

Notes: Alexander Warren Combs, s/o of Robert Combs (1779-1851) and Nancy SEARS of Loudoun Co, VA and Morgan Co, OH. Alexander married Nancy DYE. Couple previously found in 1860 in Noble Co, OH and 1850 In Morgan Co, OH.

Walker Twp

California PO

p. 448, June 18, 1870

47/52 Combs Chas W 37, M, W, R R Conductor, PP=$100, b OH
Mary, 23, F, W, Keeping House, b PA
Charles C, 7, M, W, b MO

(Source: Original images, Heritage Quest)

1876 Moniteau Co, MO State Census

Source: 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 44

Alex Combs - 1 - 1 1 - - - 1 1
1 male over 45
1 female over 45
1 male 10 to 18
1 male 21 to 45
1 female 21 to 45


Comb, Dora
1 male 18 to 21
1 male 10 to 18
2 females 21 to 45
1 female 10 to 18
2 females under 10

1880 Moniteau Co, MO Census

Pilot Grove Twp

p. 408, ED 201:8, June 4, 1880

66/70 Cormes Alexander, W, M, 65, Md, Farmer, b OH VA VA
Nancy, Wife, W, F, 61 Md, Keeping House, b OH NY PA
Elizabeth, Daughter, W, F, 27, Single, At House, b MO OH OH
Jemma, Daughter, W, F, 7, Single, At House, b MO OH OH

(Source: Original images, Heritage Quest)

Note: Alexander Combs mistakenly written as Cormes. Couple migrates to Worth Co, MO. by 1881. Alexander died in 1900 but his wife Nancy is found in the 1900 Worth Co, MO census. She states she had six children, four of whom are 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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