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Logan County is located in the mid-western area of the state. The county seat is Bellefontaine. It was formed in in 1817. Bellefontaine, Zanesfield and West Liberty were among the first three villages in the county.


1860 Logan Co, OH Census

(Original census images, Heritage Quest)

Lake Twp

Bellefontaine PO

p. 39/77, June 13, 1860

547/548 Geo Combs 27, M, RE=$1000, PP=$50 OH
Sarah 28, F OH
Margret 5, F OH
Alley 4, F OH
Edgar 2, M OH

Note: According to his Wayne County, Iowa biography, he was married to Sarah BYERS. In Logan, he was living amongst several Byers families. Couple next found in the 1870 Wayne Co, IA census.


10 March 1890 Alfred William Combs Birth
Alfred William COMBS was born on 10 Mar 1890 in Washington Twp, Logan Co., Ohio. His parents are Harry Combs and Effie Wilson

Notes: Transcribed from actual birth certificates IGI listings incorrectly record Alfred's birth county as Clermont. (Excerpted by Combs Researcher Jennifer Wilhelmi)


1900 Logan Co, OH Census

Washington Twp

22 June 1900

WAGNER, Jacob W. W M Nov? 1854 46 Mar 12yrs OH OH DE
P Jane W F Jul 1842 58 Mar 12yrs 0 children OH OH VT
MURPHEY, Nellie M. W F Oct 1888 18 Sing OH OH OH

Note: Jane B. Combs is the daughter of William G. and Susan Baldwin Combs of Auglaize Co., OH. If Jacob's age of 46 is correct, he could not have been born in Nov, he would have had to been born before June 22nd. If, per the 1920 census he was already 66 in early January, his month must have been January. They would have married about 1888/1889. According to 1910 census (below) this is Jane's 2nd marriage.


1910 Logan Co, OH Census

Washington Twp

20-21 Apr 1910

WAGONER (WAGNER), Jacob M W 46 Mar#2 24yrs OH OH DE farmer
Jane R. F W 67 Mar#2 24yrs 1 child/1 child living OH OH PA none
HOLMES, Ruth F W 18 Sing OH VA OH servant

Note: 1910 Ohio Miracode index indicates that Ruth was adopted


1920 Logan Co, OH Census

Washington Twp

6 Jan 1920

WAGNER, Jacob M W 66 Mar OH OH DE
Jane* F W 77 Mar OH OH OH

Note: Name indexed as Jon E - but could be Jane poorly written


WAGNER, Jane
Died: 19 Sept 1926, Washington Twp., Logan Co., OH
(Certificate #56859)
Married: Jacob Wagner
Date of Birth: 22 July 1842
Age: 84 years 1 month 27 days
Occupation: Domestic
Birthplace: Ohio
Father: William Combs
Father's Birthplace: Ohio
Mother: Unknown
Mother's Birthplace: Unknown
Cause of Death: Myocarditis
Informant: Jacob Wagner
Address: Lewistown, Ohio (Washington Twp., Logan Co.)
Place of Burial: Walnut Hill
Date of Burial: 21 Sept 1926
Filed: 30 Sept 1926 T.M. Cooper, Registrar # Ohio. Division of Vital Statistics. Death Certificates and index, December 20, 1908-December 31, 1953. State Archives Series 3094. Ohio Historical Society, Ohio.

Note: Jane Wagner is Jane B. Combs, daughter of William G. and Susan Baldwin Combs of Auglaize Co., OH. Walnut Hill Cemetery is ESE of New Hampshire in Goshen Twp., Auglaize Co., OH.


1930 Logan Co, OH Census

Stokes Twp ED 46-32

Harry Combs, age 65, first marriage at 19, OH OH OH carpenter in contract building
Sue M., wife, age 48, age at first marriage 20, KY KY KY
Harry A, son, age 14, KY OH KY
Lester V, son, age 11, MD OH KY
Jessie M CALDWELL, step-daughter 26 KY KY KY

Notes: Sue M. is Harry Combs second wife. Her maiden name is unknown She is the daughter of William HAMMOND (according to DC below), based on her daughter's name, her first husband was a CALDWELL. They are found in Cattlesburg, Boyd Co, KY in 1910 and in Baltimore, Baltimore Co, MD in 1920.

(Excerpted by Combs Researcher Jennifer Wilhelmi)


21 Mar 1938 COMBS, Sue Marie F - Death date: 3/21/1938,
Logan County, Volume #2023559, Certificate #19841

Note: Wife of Harry Combs b. 1864 OH

COMBS, Sue Marie
Died: 21 Mar 1938, Lakeview Twp., Logan Co., OH
(Certificate #19841)
Married: Harry Combs, Sr.
Date of Birth: 23 Jan 1882
Age: 56 years 1 month 28 days
Occupation: Domestic
Birthplace: Kentucky
Father: William Hammond
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother: --- McClurr
Mother's Birthplace: West Virginia
Cause of Death: Cancer of Uterus
Informant: Lester V. Combs
Address: Lakeview, Ohio
Place of Burial: Walnut Hill
Date of Burial: 22 Mar 1938
Filed: 22 Mar 1938
NOTE: Harry Combs also of Auglaize Co., OH; Boyd Co., KY; Baltimore, MD. Walnut Hill Cemetery is ESE of New Hampshire in Goshen Twp., Auglaize Co., OH.

Ohio. Division of Vital Statistics. Death Certificates and index, December 20, 1908-December 31, 1953. State Archives Series 3094. Ohio Historical Society, Ohio

Submitted by Combs Researcher Jennifer Wilhelmi


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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