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Liberty County, was established in 1836 from an Old Spanish Municipality. Descendant Counties include Polk (in 1846), Chambers (1858), and San Jacinto (1870). The county seat is Liberty.


1860 U.S. Census

transcribed by S. C. Hefner

Liberty P.O.

p. 310

267-263 Cornelius SPOONS 63 M farmer
Mary SPOONS 63 F
Elvina SPOONS 13 F
Philip GREEN 23 M farmer La
Sarah E. GREEN 19 F Miss
Mary GREEN 1 F Tx

Sherrye Remkes Graves' Note: SARAH ELLEN COMBS was born in MS or LA about 1840. She married PHILIP GREEN II from Catahoula Parish, LA. They moved to Liberty County Texas in 1860. Sarah Ellen COMBS GREEN died about 1863/64 and her two children MARY (age 6) and PHILIP RANK GREEN III (age 3) went to live with her mother-in-law Mary. Sarah's husband, Philip GREEN II was a Confederate soldier who was killed in Memphis, TN about 1863/64. He is buried in the Confederate Cemetery in Chattanooga, TN. [Mary GREEN, the widow of Philip GREEN I, married Cornelious SPOOR about 1842.]


1863-1865 (Texas Confederate Indigent Families List, compiled by Linda Mearse)
J. R. COMBS, Liberty County


1870 U. S. Census

transcribed by S. C. Hefner

p. 139

198-188 COMBS, Isaac 23 M B Farm laborer VA
HEWITT, James 24 M B Farm Laborer LA
Anna 18 F W [sic] Farm laborer LA
Amanda 1 F W [sic] TX

Note: This person was indexed under "Combas," but I read the microfilm, and it clearly said "C-O-M-B- S."


Texas Death Records: 1964-1998

19 Oct 1964
Minnie Bell COMBS died. She was a widow.
Robert COMBS died. He was married.
Shirley Jean COMBS died. She was married.


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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