Dedicated to the Memory of Combs &c. founder Carole Hammett (1946-2009)
This Combs &c. Web Site is Generously Hosted by Click Here to Join USGenNet
We Support Free Nonprofit Genealogy and History on the Internet

Last updated 23-Aug-2009
You are Our 2284th Visitor.
Please Email Additions/Corrections to Webmaster


Northampton County was erected as a county during the joint proprietorship of Thomas Penn and Richard Penn, sons of William Penn, in the spring of 1752. See The History Of Northampton County for a more complete history of Northumberland County.


1790 Northampton Co, Census

Sheet No: 286 Reel No: M637-8

Lehigh Township

p. 56
Peter Coom 1 2 3 0 0
George Coom 1 2 3 0 0

Northampton County PA USGenWeb Archives


1808 Michael Combs, mentioned on an 1808 survey of a tract in Lynn, Northampton, PA.

JMW Notes: He was referred to as “late Michael Combs”. Don't know whether that means he had died or moved off the land. I checked the PA Archives and did not find a Michael Combs, or any other Combs, listed as having Warranted land in Northampton.
This survey says that the tract surveyed was formerly in Philadelphia, so if that is really true, then this tract would have to be in the very southernmost section of Northampton. It is most likely that Michael Combs purchased his tract from someone who had warranted it earlier.
Is this a New Jersey Combs? There are no Michaels known, to me, to be in the Tonoloway Combs.

Also Note: A Mich'l Comb is on the 1790 Census of Blockley Township, Philadelphia Co, PA

Submitted by Jane McCann Walsh


Chapter XLI - PART IV Davis's 1877 History of Northampton Co, PA

Names of Persons in Civil War Units:

ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY-THIRD REGIMENT, P. V.
(Nine months service.)
RECRUITED IN NORTHAMPTON COUNTY
COMPANY "E"

(Unless otherwise stated, the date of muster in is October 10th, 1862; and the muster out of Company July 23d, 1863.)

Sergeants-
Theo. R. Combs, 1st Sergeant, October 11th, 1862; mustered out with company.


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


Return to Combs Counties

Join Combs &c. in Support of USGenNet
— an IRS-approved nonprofit web-hosting service —

Combs &c. Research FamiliesCombs Research Group Proud Patron of USGenNetJoin USGenNet

This site is hosted by USGenNet, a nonprofit web-hosting service solely supported by tax-deductible donations. If this website has provided you with useful information, please consider making a donation to USGenNet to help keep sites like this online.

NOTICE: The Combs-Coombs &c. Research Group is a nonprofit public benefit corporation and complies fully with USGenNet's Conditions of Use. This Combs &c. Research Report has been provided for the free use of those engaged in non-commercial genealogical research by the nonprofit Combs Research Group. Any and all commercial use is strictly prohibited. Researchers are encouraged to copy and distribute this work freely, but with the proviso that it may only be copied and circulated in its entirety -- including this notice, and all sources, bibliographies and credits; and excepting electronically in which case permission is freely granted to link to this site instead. Sincerely, The Combs &c Research Group, Email: Webmaster.

© 1996-2010 Combs-Coombs &c. Research Group