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of Northampton Co, PA
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
Peter Coom 1 2 3 0 0
George Coom 1 2 3 0 0
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
(Unless otherwise stated, the date of muster in is October 10th, 1862; and the muster out of Company July 23d, 1863.)
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
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