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Anderson Co was established in 1801 from Knox County, Tennessee, gaining substantially to the westward in 1803 when more Indian Lands opened up. In 1806, Campbell Co was established from Anderson and Claiborne Cos TN. In 1849, Scott was established from Fentress, Morgan, and Anderson, and in 1850, (new) Union Co was established from Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne, Grainger and Knox.


01 Apr 1795 "William REED on April 1, 1795, sold 400 acres of land on the North side of the Clinch river to James COMB and John COMB." (Tennessee Cousins, Knox Co, TN Chapter, p. 214

Notes: Not identified and land record not yet obtained; however, see also next, plus note that land on the North side of the Clinch would not have remained in Knox County, Tennessee, but become part of Anderson Co, Tennessee (or even further west, depending on actual location).


1802 Anderson Co, Tennessee Tax List - Capt. Linvill's Company

"A List of Taxable Property and Polls in Capt. LINVILL'S Compy taken by R. POLLOCK Esquire 1802" [later Campbell Co, Tennessee]

No Combs
Andrew COPE [See both 1820 Clay Co, Kentucky & Warren Co, Tennessee Census Records]
Andrew, David, John & Reuben CURNUTT [See RW Wm. CORNETT]
Eli WILSON
Abraham WILSON
Levi WILSON
(Early East TN Taxpayers, Polly Creekmore, Southern Historical Press, Easley, SC, reprint)

Notes: Levi and Eli WILSON were brothers of James W. Combs (See 1811 and 1819 James W. Combs Letters, and see Campbell County, Tennessee) See Also Combs-ROARK Families of Hawkins County, Tennessee & Perry Co, Kentucky (where Combs-Richardson & Combs-Wilson are also found) The WILSONS are later found in Campbell County, Tennessee, but again no Combs are found although see Amos RICHARDSON.


1802 Anderson Co, Tennessee Tax List - Capt. Stelles Company

"A List of Taxable Property & Polls in Capt. GEORGE STELLES Compy as returned by R. POLLOCK Esqr. for the year 1802"

Job Combs
(Early East TN Taxpayers, Polly Creekmore, Southern Historical Press, Easley, SC, reprint)

Notes: See Job Combs of 1800 Jefferson County, Tennessee. The same?


1830 Anderson Co, Tennessee Census Index*

No Combs

*1820 not extant


1840 Anderson Co, Tennessee Census Index

No Combs


1850 Anderson Co, Tennessee Census Index

No Combs

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