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Mercer County was established in 1838 from Burlington, Somerset, Middlesex and Hunterdon Cos. No Combs were on the 1840 Somerset census.


1840 Mercer Co, NJ Census Index

E Windsor Twp

Page 054
Thomas COMBS

Notes: East Windsor appears to have been in Middlesex in 1830, and that year included Thomas COMBS, Thomas COMBS, Jr., and Amos COMBS.

Nottingham Twp

Page 003
Thomas COMBS

Page 013
Daniel H. COMBS

Notes: In 1830, Burlington included a Nottingham Twp. with a Stephen COMBS in that Twp

Trenton

Page 086
Thomas COMBS

Page 088
Abner COMBS

Page 093
Isaac COMBS

Notes: Was Abner of the 1840 Trenton Twp., Mercer Co, NJ census the same as Abner COMBS of the 1830 Mansfield Twp., Burlington Co, NJ Census, and the same who d in 1848 in Burlington? (Trenton was apparently part of Hunterdon in 1830 and included an Isaac COMBS, Jr. and a Thomas COMBS)


1850 Mercer Co, NJ Census

[not yet extracted]


7 May 1860 Mercer Co, KY Death Record of Thomas COMBS
19 Apr 1864 . Mercer Co, KY Death Records. Rebecca COMBS placeholder

Notes: Thomas & Rebecca MOUNT Combs?


1870 Mercer Co, NJ Census

East Windsor

Hightstown

p. 19; (smudged)th Jun 1870 by Ira Smock

145/145 HULSE Anthony 63 MW Farmer 14300 1700 NJ
Combs, Elisabeth 30 FW no occupation - 1400 NJ
HULSE Saml 23 MW going to school NJ
MOUNT Ama FW " " NJ
DAVIS Arthur H 10 MW Farm Laborer

Hamilton Twp

p. 117; 28 Jul 1870 by Joseph S Mount

976/971 HUTCHINSON Clark 42 MW Lumber Merchant 1500 13000 NJ
Phebe A 34 FW Keeping House NJ
Robert C 15 MW NJ
Combs Harriet H 56 FW NJ

Hamilton Square

p. 122 29 Jul 1870

1018/1013 Combs Ezekiel 65 MW Ret Farmer 2500 18500 NJ
---- Elizabeth A. 51 FW Keeping House NJ
GUIRE Emma 15 FW Domestic Servant PA

East Windsor

Hightstown

p. 18; 30 Jun 1870 by Ira Smock

161/161 Combs Ed F 49 MW Ret'd Farmer 7000 2000 NJ
Elizabeth 44 FW Keeping House NJ
Christianna H 21 FW no occupation NJ
Julia H. 15 FW at School NJ (sch)

Borough of Hightstown, E. Windsor

Hightstown

p. 26; (?) Jul 1870

265/265 Combs Elizabeth 89 FW nooccupation - 1200 NJ
Powers Ellen 9 FW Domestic NJ **

p. 28; 13th Jul 1870

251/251 Combs Morgan 42 MW R. Road Employee - 300 NJ
Pailline 40 FW Keeping House NJ
Lydia 8 FW Goes to School NJ (sch)

3rd Ward Trenton

Trenton

p. 5; 9 Jun 1870 by David Campbell

32/35 HUTCHINSON Abram 41 MW Shov store 6000 1500 NJ
Gertrude 28 FW Keepshouse NJ
Mary 13 FW Att School NJ
Charles 10 MW “ “ NJ
Frank W. 3 MW NJ
Combs James W 18 MW Clerk in Store

p. 42; 15 Jun 1870

338/369 Combs Susan 30 FW Keepshouse 3000 200 NJ
“ Jaunery (?) 28 FW Dressmaker NJ

p. 43

Combs Edgar 20 MW Carpebter 3 - NJ
Stephen 7 MW NJ
WARREN William 20 MW App'tlovice Maker NJ

p. 53; 17 Jun 1870

410/449 Combs William 56 MW Carpenter ME
Lydia A. 62 FW Keepshouse NH
INDLEY Elizabeth 11 FW At Home NJ

Seventh Ward City of Trenton

Trenton NJ

p. 27; 2 Jul 1870

210/243 Charles L. Combs 30 MW Stone Mason - 150 NJ

First Ward City of Trenton

Trenton

p. 51; 25 Jun 1870 by Joseph Pycraft

(365)/389 Combs Augusto W 52 MW City Police Officer 400 200 NJ
“ Penelope 50 FW Keeps House “ “
William H 22 MW At Commercial College “ “

Washington Twp

Hamilton Square

p. 3; 4 Aug 1870 by Joseph S. Mount

22/22 Combs Mary 72 FW Keeping House 5200 600 NJ
____ Anna R 52 FW At Home “ “
Adolphus 49 MW Farmer “ “

p. 24; 23 Aug 1870

203/202 Combs Matthias 42 MW Farmer 10000 2580 NJ
_____ Mary 36 FW Keeping House NJ
_____ Thomas 18 MW At Home NJ
_____ Elizabeth 14 FW “ “ NJ (sch)
_____ Rebecca 12 FW “ “ NJ (sch)
_____ Mary E 6 FW “ “ NJ (sch)
_____ Lavenia 3 FW “ “ NJ
_____ Sarah 1 FW “ “ NJ

West Windsor

Hightstown

p. 18; 21 Jun 1870 by Ira Smock

147/147 Combs Ann Eliza 42 FW Dress Maker 2000 300 NJ
Mariah 22 FW no occupation NJ
Gertrude 9 FW Goes to School NJ (sch)
Edward 7 MW Goes to school NJ (sch) rw
Snedaker James 70 MW Boarder NJ

1870 Mercer Co, NJ Mortality Census

Feb. 1870 Death: Combs, Harriet (Fam #288, Trenton, 7th Ward), 53, f, w, md, b. NJ, Kept house, cause: can't read


1880 Mercer Co, NJ Mortality Census

Sept 1879 Death: Combs Augustus W, 60, m, w, md, b. US, Father b. Eng, Mother b. Eng, Shoe Maker, cause: Cerebral Hem.

Dec 1879 Death: Combs, Elos B, 6, f, w, single, b. US, Father b. US, Mother b. US, cause: C___ Brain


Important: All Records collected for this county may not have been added here as yet. See also the Combs Research List Archives


To Combs Researcher Jack Mount's Combs of Middlesex and Mercer Cos, NJ
To Combs Researcher Jack Mount's Mercer Co, NJGenWeb

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