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Fannin County was established in 1837 from Red River County. It is located on the state line with Oklahoma in the northeastern corner of the state. Descendant Counties include (in 1846) Collin, Denton, Grayson, Hunt, (in 1848) Cooke, (in 1856) Young, (in 1858) Archer, Baylor, Hardeman, Haskell, Throckmorton, and (in 1876) Cottle. The county seat is Bonham.


22 Dec 1867 (microfilm; Early Texas Marriages; Fannin County: 1838-1870. Hopkins County, Texas, Genealogical Library. extracted by S. C. Hefner)
Solomon COMBS married Louiza M. Gardner.


1880 U.S. Census (transcribed by S. C. Hefner)

p. 338, HH# 271-301
LENIND.W.WM35farmerIL?KY
MaryWF29wifeTNTNTN
MaryWF8dau.TXILTN
Sarah J.WF312dau.TXILTN
COMBERBenj.WM18boardercan't read/writeARunk.unk.
p. 357, HH# 160-163
RAFEWm. D.WM37farmerOHNYNY
Mary A.WF28OHsmudged
Thos. J.WM9ILsmudged
Katie J.WF6ILsmudged
Rose M.WF?TXsmudged
Olivi A.WF1012TXsmudged
SWOFOR?WM27laborerTNsmudged
COMBSEliza J.WF17sister-in-lawILsmudged
p. 366, HH#344-356
COMBSSarahBF50m. w/yearfarmer can't read/writeMSMSMS
District 25 - Enumerated June 24, 1880
ComesP.L.WF40HeadKHTNTNTN
C.T.WM12SonLaborMOMOTN
J.V.WM10SonLaborMOMOTN
W.L.WM8SonAt schoolMOMOTN
J.H.WM5Son At homeMOMOTN

Note: P.L. Comes is Paralee Fagg COMBS wd/o Joseph COMBS, C.T. is Charles, J.V. is John (submitted by Kimberly Combs Elkins)


Texas Death Records: 1964-1998

9 Jul 1964 Horace COMBS died. He was seperated/divorced.

3 Jun 1967 Richard Ollie COMBS died. He was single.

14 Jan 1968 Jesse J. COMBS died. He was single.

11 Aug 1968 Mary Alice COMBS died. She was a widow.

Note: See below - Indian Creek Cemetery

3 Apr 1970 Joe E. COMBS died. He was single.

21 Mar 1971 George W. COMBS died. He was single.

20 Dec 1986 Robert Stephen COMBS died.

12 Mar 1993 Ruth Marie COMBS died.


Indian Creek Cemetery (extracted by S. C. Hefner from Texas GenWeb Archives)
James E. COMBS 1877 - 1957
Alice COMBS 1884 - 1968 (wife of James)
M. L. COMBS 10 Oct 1904 - 30 Sep 1905 (daughter of J. E. & M. A. COMBS)


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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