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Montgomery and Robertson were established in 1796 from the abolished Tennessee Co. In 1820-1821, much of northern Montgomery became part of KY (settlement of land dispute). In 1803, Dickson was established from Montgomery and Robertson, and that same year, Stewart was created from Montgomery and non-county area.

No early Combs have been found in the records of Montgomery although the following land may have been in Montgomery (if not Robertson) prior to formation of Dickson:

04 Jan 1792- 23 Apr 1814 (Dickson TN DBB:274) State of NC conveys land on Barton's Creek; land was granted to William COMBS, private in North Carolina line and registered in Halifax County [NC]; property was assigned to Charles CAMPBELL, then to Samuel BARTON of Davidson Co, TN. Made 4 Jan 1792. Reg. 23 Apr 1814. ("Dickson Co, Tennessee Handbook," Jill Knight Garrett, SHP, 1984, Easley, SC, p. 166)

Notes: See Dickson for additional data.

1820-1850 US Census, Montgomery Co, TN

No Combs

15 Jul 1857 George Washington CARRELL (s/o Westley and Christina COMBS Carrell), born July 15, 1857, Clarksville, Montgomery Co, TN. Died March 10, 1915, White Co, IL; m 12 Apr 1891, Margaret Ann WALKER, born Oct. 9, 1858, Posey Co, IN; Died April 28, 1935, Warrick Co, IN.

Notes: The 27 Feb 1904 Posey Co, IN Death Certificate of Christina CARRELL lists her as b TN, age 71. D 27 Feb 1904, Mt. Vernon, Posey Co, IN. Burial at Goad Cemetery by A.V. Weisinger Mortuary. Wife of Westley CARRELL [b 26 Jul 1829, TN or NC, d 06 Jan 1885, Posey Co IN] and d/o John COMBS, b NC (Death Certificate of Christina Combs Carrell abstracted by Ed Fraidenburg)

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Debi Kendrick from "Montgomery County Tennessee Marriage Records Index, 1838-1953" (no post-1920 marriages included herein)

1858 William COMBS md Margaret GRAY Vol 3 pg 65

1861 John N. COMBS md Columbia Ann ATCHERSON Vol 3 pg 106

1882 Kate COMBS md Jordan YOUNG Vol 10 pg 386

1891 James COMBS md Mattie HOSKINS Vol 16 pg 201

1900 Jennie C. COMBS md John W. STOVALL Vol 22 pg 447

1901 Lizzie COMBS md J.F. ADCOCK Vol 23 pg 393

1904 William COMBS md Emma MALONE Vol 26 pg 236

1904 Rena COMBS md W.D. SARGENT Vol 26 pg 226

1905 Maggie COMBS md Elmer SCAGGS Vol 27 pg 277

1906 Richie COMBS (f) md Lester FUQUA Vol 27 pg 433

1910 Lela COMBS md George LANCASTER Vol 31 pg 236

1911 Arch COMBS md Pearl WRIGHT Vol 32 pg 163

1917 Zadie COMBS (f) md Ollie M. WRIGHT (m) Vol 38 pg 1938

1918 Hurshel COMBS md Tommie WILLIAMS Vol 38 pg 2221

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