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Cooke County was established in 1848 from Fannin County. Descendant Counties include Jack and Wise in 1856, and Clay and Montague in 1857. The county seat is Gainesville.


1880 Cooke Co, TX Census

transcribed by S. C. Hefner

p. 281

193-193 BOLING, George W M 72 Preacher VA VA VA
Phebe W F 63 KY KY KY
John W M 39 KY VA KY
Harvey W M 20 KY VA KY
COMBS, Mary WF 13 granddaughter KY KY KY
George WM 10 grandson KY KY KY

Debi House Note: George and Mary COMBS were children of Nicholas and Polly BOLLING Combs. Nick and Polly are found on the 1850 Breathitt and 1860 Pulaski Co, KY Census. By 1870, Nicholas is a widower and living in Laurel Co, KY. George is living with his grandparents on the 1870 Rockcastle Co, KY Census. Later, George and his wife Sheba WOMBLE Combs are listed on the 1900 Deaf Smith Co, TX Census.


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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