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Bastrop County was established in 1836 from the Old Mexican Municipality. Descendant Counties include Fayette (1837) and Travis (1840). The county seat is Bastrop.


19 May 1857 Edward Neal COMBS was born.

Source: Researcher Betty Jo Phillips

Note: See also Goliad County, Texas and Llano County, Texas.


1906 (The Bastrop Advertiser, 11 Aug issue, extracted from Texas GenWeb Archives S.C. Hefner

PURLY PERSONAL

Miss Elizabeth COMBS, San Marcos, is in Bastrop, the guest of her brother, Dr. H. B. COMBS and family.

PROFESSIONAL CARDS

H.B. COMBS, M. D. Physician and Surgeon. Bastrop, Texas. OFFICE-C. Erhard & Son's Drug Store.
RESIDENCE-East Bastrop-Phone 95.

The State Department has received a dispatch from Mr. COMBS, the American Minister to Guatemala, stating that President Cabrera of Guatemala has announced the complete disbandment of the Guatemalan Army in accordance with the Marbelhead pact.

DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION

Following are the proceedings of the Bastrop County Democratic Convention held August 4, 1906: Pursuant to call of the County Chairman, Hon. J. B. Price, the Democratic delegates from the various voting precincts of Bastrop county assembled at Bastrop in the District Court room, at 10:30 a.m. The convention was called to order by chairman Price, who immediately called for nominations for temporary and permanent chairmen of the convention. Mr. W. E. Maynard placed in nomination the name of Mr. C. W. Webb, of Elgin, for temporary chairman, the nomination being seconded by Mr. E. P. Curtis. Mr. Webb was unanimously elected, and Hartford Jenkins was elected Secretary. A motion was duly seconded and carried, that a committee on credentials consisting of one delegate from each precinct, be appointed.

The following were appointed said committee: F. J. Stalle, Rosanky; W. A. Scott, McDade; W. O. Straus, Elgin; Thos. H. Parks, Bastrop; Pierce Talley, Red Rock; Roger Byrne, Smithville; J. A. Hewatt, Alum Creek; H. P. Lee, Watterson; J. D. Alexander, Cedar Creek; C. M. Rogers, McDuff; T. L. LeSueur, Hill's Prairie; Ed Burgdof, Paige; E. G. Templeton, Caldwell's Store; Will Ingram, High Grove.

The following report on credentials, of the committee, was adopted: To the Hon. C. W. Webb, President of the Democratic Convention: We, your committee on credentials, beg to make the following report: We find the following delegates are accredited to their respective precincts: Bastrop: S. L. Sayers, Jack Jenkins, Paul D. Page, G. W. Davis, Woody Townsend, R. J. Griesenbeck, Gus Wallace, Thos. H. Parks, B. D. Orgain, W. E. Orgain, S. W. Bell, C. Chalmers, T. C. Cain, T. A. Hasler, N. G. Fowler, W. H. Grimes, J. C. Edmonds, C. Moncure, H. P. Luckett, Chester Erhard, W. J. Miley, W. A. McCord, J. W. Pledger, J. C. Mosby, Joe Sims, Preston Q. Dyer, H. B. COMBS, A. T. Morris, Leon Wertzner, Bud Wood, C. H. Booth, J. E. Olive, J. W. R. Kennedy, Joe Pfeiffer, A. J. Knittle, Geo. Starcke, D. H. Bell, Dr. J. E. Wilson, A. B. Harrelson, W. S. M. Andrews; W. H. Murchison, Lee Olive, Bruno Hasler, Hugo Kesselus, Louis Eilers, Richard T. Brieger, Duval Higgins, Albert Hoppe, W. A. Hasler, T. C. Osborn, W. E. Maynard, O. P. Jones, J. S. U. Jones, Hal Jones, J. H. Craft, J. B. Price, G. H. Perkins. Goodman: C. W. Hemphill, E. Burleson, John Bennight, W. E. Goodman, G. B. Miller, J. D. Fitzwilliam, W. B. Dawson, W. A. Smith.


Fairview Cemetery

provided by Linda K. Green

Combs, Henry B., Dr. 1871 - 1965

Combs, Inf of Dr. H.B. none - none

Combs, Maude O. 1869 - 1938 Wife of Henry B.


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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