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Houston County was established in 1837 from Nacogdoches County. Descendant Counties include Anderson and Henderson (1846) and Trinity (1850). The county seat is Crockett.


1880 Houston Co, TX Census

transcribed by S. C. Hefner

COMBS, P. F. W M 47 RR agent MD MD MD
Corri? W F 42 TX TN NC
Ethel C. W F ?/12 daughter TX MD TX
GARNER, Lizzie W F 17 niece TX LA TX
BROWN, Chancy B F 40 cook GA GA GA
FACEMAN(?), Dutch W M 23 single porter TX GA GA

SE Note: P. F. Combs, of Lovelady, Houston, Texas, m. Corrine READ, dau/Judge R. N. READ now of Minola but formerly of Houston Co., Texas (no marriage date given) (East Texas Patron), Beacon 10/10/1878 [Beacon a Maryland newspaper]. Editorial note: Mr. Combs native of St. Mary's Co., MD. (Source: Marriages and Deaths St. Mary's County Maryland 1734-1900 by Margaret K. Fresco, 1982 by same, p. 65)


Texas Death Records: 1964-1998

10 Jul 1973 Sheldon G. COMBS died. He was single.


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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