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Gonzales County, Texas, was established in 1836 from an Old Mexican Municipality. Descendant Counties include (in 1846) Comal, Dewitt, Guadalupe, Lavaca, and (in 1848) Caldwell.


1880 Gonzales Co, TX Census

(transcribed by S. C. Hefner)

MICROFILM#: T9-1306

SD: 6; ED: 68

Commissioner Prct. No. 1

p. 413, 23 Jun 1880

422-488 COMBS, G. M. W M 27 farmer IN IN KY
Mary W F 24 KY England KY
Estella W F 4 IN IN KY
H. D. W M 2 TX IN KY
No Name W F 2/12 TX IN KY

Question: Could this H. D. be Harvey D Coombes of Douglas Co, WA in 1910?

Precinct 3

ED 70

p. 15C/464, June 8, 1880

126/152 CARDWELL, Thadus, W, M, 27, Md, Farmer TN TN TN
Sally, W, F, 21, Wife, Md, Keeping house TX GA GA
Margaret M, W, F, 1, daughter, Single TX TN TX

127/153 CARDWELL, W, M, 56, Md, Farmer TN VA TN
Mary G, W, F, 53, Wife, Md, invalid TN NC TN
Lizzie, W, F, 14, daughter, Single, At Home TX TN TN
Lina, W, F, 8, daughter, Single, At Home TX TN TN

(Source: 1880; Census Place: Precinct 3, Gonzales, Texas; Roll: T9_1306; FHC Film: 1255306; Page: 464)


1900 Gonzales Co, TX Census

Roll: T623 1638;

Justice Pct #2

ED 52

p. 75A, Sheet 1 June 1 1900

4/4 CARDWELL Wm Head, W, M, 76 Mar 1824, Md 51 yrs TN VA TN
Mary, Wife, W, F, 73 June 1826, Md 51 yrs, 9ch/7 living TN TN TN
Thad, Son, W, M, 42 July 1852, Wd, md 24yrs TN TN TN
Maggie, G daughter, W, F, 21 Nov 1878, Single TX TN TX
Fannie, G daughter, W, F, 19 Sep 1880, Single TX TN TX
Maud, G daughter, W, F, 17 July 1882, Single TX TN TX
Belle, G daughter, W, F, 16 Nov 1883, Single TX TN TN
SCOGGINS John, Boarder, W, M, 29 Dec 1870, Single TX KY TX

Notes: Per Rand Cardwell, Mary CARDWELL was born 13 Jun 1826 and died 19 Oct 1903. The dates are from her grave marker at the King Cemetery in Gonzales Co, TX. Mr. Cardwell has a photo of the grave marker.


1903 Gonzales Daily Inquirer (Texas GenWeb Archives, extracted by S. C. Hefner)

1 Jan issue, Combs, J.F., Dr., married Miss Belle KING

14 Aug issue, p. 3, Combs, J.F., Dr. & Mrs., Slip Party at


1904 Gonzales Daily Inquirer (Texas GenWeb Archives, extracted by S. C. Hefner)

1 Jan issue, p. 3, Combs, J.F., Dr. and Mrs. First Wedding Anniversary

8 Sep issue, p. 3, Combs, J.F., Dr., awards for greatest number of cavities


unknown date (Texas GenWeb Archives, extracted by S. C. Hefner)
Barbara LIGHT Combs buried in Bundick Cemetery


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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