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Except where otherwise noted, source is "New York Marriages Previous to 1784," E. B. O'Callaghan, Weed, Parsons and Company, Albany, NY, 1860, excerpted from pp. 80-83 by Combs Researcher Debi Kendrick, including the following additional information:

"A marriage license was issued from the [New York] Provincial Secretary's office, and in return those who obtained it gave a Penal Bond in the sum of £500, that there was no "lawful let or impediment of Pre-Contract, Affinity or Consanguinity, to hinder the parties being joined in the Holy Bonds of Matrimony, and afterwards their living together as 'Man and Wife.'"

A secondary source is partial, 1961-dated, rough draft of an unpublished 1925 Manuscript provided by Combs Researcher Hannah Friedlander and titled "Combes Genealogy" by George Davison Aylesworth Combes (1889-1941), Assisted by Clinton de Raisnes Combs (1886-1953), compiled ante 1925, Edited by Winifred Lovering Holman, S.B., F.A.S.G.; hereinafter GDAC, 1925.


11 May 1734 St. George Church, Hempstead, Queens Co, NY. Married: Coleman COMBS & Elizabeth SUTHARD (GDAC, 1925)


18 Sep 1738 New York State Marriage Bond, i 11 COMES, Solomon, and Sarah LEE [See  Richmond Co, NY]


23 June 1753 New York State Marriage Bond, i 65 COMES, Mary, and Benjamin CARPENTER [Mary, d/o John of Jamaica, Queens Co, NY]


28 Mar 1755 St. George Church, Hempstead, Queens Co, NY. Married: Solomon SOUTHARD & Jane COMBS [Jane d/o Coleman & Elizabeth SUTHARD [sic] Combs] (GDAC, 1925)


20 Sep 1756 New York State Marriage Bond, i 298 COMBS, John, and Charity VANDINE [Possibly s/o Daniel & Mary MONSEE Combs of Hempstead, Queens Co, NY]


10 Dec 1766 New York State Marriage Bond, x 197 COMES, Gilbert, and Ann BRAINE [Gilbert, s/o John & Keziah BEDELL Combs of Jamaica, Queens Co, NY] and Ann "Nanny," d/o Thomas BRAINE of New York (City?)]


1 Jun 1773 New York State Marriage Bond, xx 135 COMES, Sarah, and William BAYLEY [Sarah, d/o John & Keziah BEDELL Combs of Jamaica, Queens Co, NY]


1 Oct 1777 New York State Marriage Bond, xxiv 156 COOMBE, Hanah, and Henry BOEL [Possibly d/o Coleman and Elizabeth SOUTHARD Combs of Hempstead, Queens Co, NY]


19 Feb 1778 New York State Marriage Bond, xxv 28 COMBS, Henry, and Hanah SMITH [Possibly s/o Coleman and Elizabeth SOUTHARD Combs of Hempstead, Queens Co, NY]


26 June 1779 New York State Marriage Bond, xxviii 9 COOMES, Ann, and John HILTON [John HYLTON of New York City, and Ann, widow of John COMBS of Jamaica, Queens Co, NY]


3 Nov 1785 New York MM, New York City, NY Mary COMBS (late FRANKLIN) was dismissed for having married out of unity dis mo (Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, New York City and Long Island, Vol. 3, William Wade HinshawAnn Arbor, MI, 1940) See Also Combs &c. Quaker Families


Important: All Marriages collected for New York may not have been added here as yet. See also the Combs Research List Archives

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