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Richardson County is an original county, was formed in 1854. The county seat is Falls City.


1856 Richardson Co, NE Census

Abrams

p. 2

Wade H. Whitney, b. in Tenn., farmer; 1 m. 21 up.; 2 m. und. 16; 1 f. 16 up.

p. 3

Thomas F. Whitney, b. in Tenn., farmer; 1 m. 21 up.; 2 slaves.


1860 Richardson Co, NE Territorial Census

Salem Precinct

p. 59; 14 Jul 1860

495/484 Whitney, Wade H. 33 m Farmer 2200 600 MO
Melessa 26 f KY
I. N. 5 m MO
James M. 4 m MO
Wm A. 3 m NE

(Combs Researcher Cheri Astrahan)

Note: Melissa Combs m 25 Sep 1853, Holt Co, MO (See that county for other Richardson Co, NE references not yet entered here). Also Note: Thomas WHITNEY m 10 Sep 1865, Richardson Co, NE, Martha KINGSCADE. Might he have been step-brother(?) of Melissa Combs Whitney?


3/24/1863 Richardson Co, NE Marriage Records. W.H. WHITNEY and Mariah BOYD. (Combs Researcher Cheri Astrahan who adds that she believes this is Wade H WHITNEY of the 1860 census (h/o Melissa Combs). Seeking date and place of death)


1890 Veterans Nebraska Census Index

Richardson Co, NE Rulo

Silas C Combs

(Combs Researcher Cheri Astrahan who adds that Silas was brother of Melissa Combs WHITNEY of 1860 Richardson Co, NE Census)


Nebraska STATE GAZATTEER

Business Directory and Farmer List for 1890-1891

Combs J S, Rulo


1900 Richardson Co, NE Census

(Source: Original images, 1900 Richardson Co, NE census, Ancestry.com)

Muddy

ED 147

p14, June 21 1900

299/299 Silas C Combs, Head, 69, W, M Mar 1841, Md 34y, b KY KY KY, Farmer
Levina, Wife, 62, W, F Dec 1847, Md 34y, 8ch/6 liv MO MO MO
Edith, Daughter in law, W, F April 1876, Wd, Md 2yr, 1ch/1liv ILL TN ILL
Mildred B, Granddaughter, W, F June 1899, Single, b NE MO IL

SE Notes: Silas, previously found in 1880 Atchison Co, MO census, son of Susan JONES Combs WHITNEY who married first John Combs of Green Co, KY, and secondly Thomas J WHITNEY (see Holt Co, MO 1850 census and 1870 Atchison Co, MO census. Silas's sister Melissa Combs, who married Wade H WHITNEY, is found in 1860 Richardson Co census (see above).


Combs Silas C. 5-1-1841 6-21-1932 9 MSM Cavalry Co. C Salem Maple Richardson

Burials in Nebraska Civil War Veterans


Hettue Catherine Hines (Combs) Morris - b Waveland [Montgomery Co] IN July 30 1874 - Jan 1928-dau of Geo P & Mary G Hines w of J.F. Combs w of J.D. MORRIS bur Falls City [Richardson Co] NE (Holt Co, MO HCMP)


11 Jan 1890 Willow Slough Item - M. C. News, Holt Co, MO. “James Combs of Rulo [Richardson Co] NE lost his 12 y old son last week. The boy took a revolver from a bureau drawer. It accidentally discharged and the ball hit the cartilage of his nose, entering his brain killing him instantly.


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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