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Licking County was established in 1808 from Fairfield.


1808-1836 Licking Co, OH Grantor Index

William COOMES to Wm. FRIZZELL Vol. R pg. 179
William COOMES to Edward SMITH Vol. Z pg. 513

(Extracted from Licking Co, OH Courthouse Grantor Index - 1808-1836 by Combs Researcher Bob Combs)

1808-1836 Licking Co, OH Grantee Index

Isaac COOMES from Daniel THOMPSON Vol. D pg. 247
John COOMES from James SMITH Vol. F pg. 514
John COOMES from United States Vol. F pg. 515
John COOMES from Artiles BANEL Vol. N pg. 89
John COOMBS from Jacob BUSTER Vol. R pg. 462
John COOMBS from James MCCREARY Vol. R pg. 463
William COMBS from John MERRICK Vol. o pg. 517
William COOMBS from John MCADAMS Vol. Q pg. 96
William COOMBS from Wm. HULL Vol. X pg. 273

(Extracted from Licking Co, OH Courthouse Grantee Index - 1808-1836 by Combs Researcher Bob Combs)


1810 Licking Co, OH Census Index

(No Combs?)


4 Sep 1814 Licking Co, OH Marriages. Jacob COMB mrd. Catherine STOTTS by Wm. TAYLOR (Extracted from page 71 Abstracts from Old Northwest Genealogical Quarterly - Ohio Marriages)

Combs Researcher Bob Combs

Perry Co, OH in 1830 (not researched; census index not yet checked either)


1 Mar 1820 Licking Co, KY Marriage Records. Pricilla COMBS mrd. John BAKER by T.D. BIERA (ibid.)

Combs Researcher Bob Combs


1820 Licking Co, OH Census Index

Hopewell Twp

p. 026:
John COMBS,
William COMBS 20_110 10010

Newton Twp

p. 31:
Mahlon COOMBS

Notes: John & William COMBS not yet identified; however, Mahlon was a Rev Soldier from Loudoun Co, VA (See below).


1 Dec 1823. Licking Co, OH. RW Mahlon COOMBS or COMBS, RW Pension File, S42659, applied, aged 64 (b c a 1758). He had enlisted in Loudoun Co, VA, and in 1830 had a son living in IL (not named). (Extracted from Virgil D. White's Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Abstract Files.)


Jan 8 1829. Licking Co, OH. Married: COOMBS Elizabeth & SHAW Ralph.

(Provided by Combs Researcher Pat Orton from Marriage CD)


1830 Licking Co, OH Census Index

Hopewell Twp

p. 418
John COMBS

p. 421
William COOMBS

Newark Twp

p. 401
Mahlon COMBS


11 Apr 1835 Licking Co OH Records. Estate of Mahlon COMBS probated. John BAKER, Administrator, John STEWART (STUART) and Ben W. BRICE, Jr., Bond: $1000.

Combs Researcher Bob Combs

11 April 1835 Licking Co, KY Probate Records. COOMBS, Mahlon; John BAKER Administrator, w/ John STUART/STEWART and Ben W BRICE Jr. //$1000 bond.

(Extracted from Licking County Ohio Probate Records 1828-1904; The Licking County Genealogical Society; 1975 by Combs Researcher Thom Montgomery)


1836-1848 Licking Co, OH Grantor Index

John COOMES to Wells HAWES etal Vol. PP pg. 352

(Extracted from Licking Co, OH Courthouse Grantor Index - 1836-1848)

Combs Researcher Bob Combs

1836-1848 Licking Co, OH Grantee Index
John COMBS from Samuel HALL Vol. DD pg. 341

(ibid.)

Combs Researcher Bob Combs


30 July 1836 Licking Co, KY Probate Records. POGUE, Samuel (Heir John POGUE); Guardian, John COOMBS/COOMS; Bondsmen John COOMBS, Samuel FARMER.

(Extracted from Licking County Ohio Probate Records 1828-1904; The Licking County Genealogical Society; 1975)

Combs Researcher Thom Montgomery


27 August 1839 Licking Co, KY Probate Records. COOMBS, William; John COOMBS Adminstrator w/ Isaac FARMER; $1,400 bond. (ibid.)


1840 Licking Co, OH Census

Hopewell Twp

P. 229

John COOMBS
1m 20-30; 1m 50-60;
1f 20-30; 1 f50-60.

James COOMBS
1m 20-30;
1f 20-30

Eve Ann COOMBS
3f <5; 1f 20-30

David COOMBS
1 m<5; 1m20-30;
1 f 20-30

Henry COOMBS
1 m<5; 1 m20-30; 1 m40-50;
1 f5-10; 1f 10-15; 1 f 15-20; 1 f 40-50

Updated from IMAGES Licking Co, OHGenWeb. See 0230a.gif


22 May 1841 Licking Co, KY Probate Records. COOMS, William; heirs Sarah Catherine Rebnecca Elizabeth [no commas in text I have]; Guardian John COOMS; Bondsmen John COOMS and Isaac FARMER. (Extracted from Licking County Ohio Probate Records 1828-1904; The Licking County Genealogical Society; 1975)

Combs Researcher Thom Montgomery

SW: Rebecca


1850 Licking Co, OH Census

Hopewell Twp

p. 0477a

327/329 Josiah Coomes 25 m Farmer 20,10 OH
Mary A. 26 F OH
Sarah 8 F OH
Olover 5 M OH
Jemiah 2 F OH

Note: By 1880 Townsend (T.V.) & Oliver (Oll) are in Cass Co, IA. See Isaiah Coomes in 1887 Directory of Jasper County, Iowa, also in 1885 Iowa State Census for Jasper County, Mary is widowed along with a 2nd son Townsend Coomes b. ca.1853 (also widowed).

IMAGES Licking Co, OHGenWeb. See 0477a.gif

p. 0478a

337/339 William Coomes 65 m Farmer 70,00 MD
Rebecca 18 f OH
Ortanza 17 f OH

338/340 Henry Coomes 25 m farmer OH
Tabitha 10 f VA
Robert 8 m OH
Mary C. 42 OH

339/341 John Coomes 70 m Farmer 70,00 PA
Sarah 64 f MD [could be MA]
Sarah 13 f OH
Jinason 18 m farmer OH

340/342 James Coomes 31 m farmer OH
Catherine 31 f OH
John 8 m OH
Malinda 10 f OH
Mary C. 7 f OH
James A. 4 m OH
Emaly ? f OH [age unclear though less than 1 year, ?/12]

IMAGES Licking Co, OHGenWeb. See 0478a.gif


1851 War of 1812 Bounty Land Warrent #54918-40-50 issued to William COOMES, a resident of Licking Co, OH in 1851; enlisted in Frederick Co, MD in G. H. MAGEE'S 1st MD Regt.


24 Nov. 1857 Licking Co, KY Probate Records. COOMES, John; James COOMES Administrator with Jeremiah KREAGER, Daniel FARMER and Jeremiah GARD/GUARD; Bond $5000. (Extracted from Licking County Ohio Probate Records 1828-1904; The Licking County Genealogical Society; 1975)

Combs Researcher Thom Montgomery


28 January 1858 Licking Co, KY Probate Records. COOMES, William (de bonis non); Daniel L. BASOM Administrator w/ Joshue BASOM; $1400 bond. (ibid.)

Combs Researcher Thom Montgomery

SW: Joshua


1860 Licking Co, OH Census

Hopewell Twp

Newark PO

p. 443b

899/937 James Combs 43 m Farmer 1500/700
Catherine 40 f Housekeeper
Mary K. 16 f
James M. 13 m AS
Emily 11 f AS
Clarissa 8 f AS
Sarah E. 5 f AS
Joseph 2 m
Noah 1/12 m

AS=Attended School; Place of birth all 'do' (Ohio)

Note: There are two families before the Combs, that are LIVINGSTONs; 1) Peter & Harriet LIVINGSTON and family; 2) Andrew & Elizabeth LIVINGSTON and family. Peter & Harriet LIVINGSTON and family are HH#896/934; HH#897/935 & HH# 898/936 are VARNERs; Andrew & Elizabeth Livingston are on previous page HH#894/932.

Enumerated - 11 Aug 1860

p. 444a

903/941 Sarah Cooms 78 Housekeeper 3,000/225 Maryland
Mary LIVINGSTON 18 Housekeeper Ohio

Submitted by Veanna Carr

Updated from IMAGES Licking Co, OHGenWeb. See 0443b.gif & 0444a.gif


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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