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Parker County was established in 1855 from Bosque and Navarro Counties. The county seat is Weatherford.

Land Grant (from the Texas GenWeb Archives, extracted by S. C. Hefner)
Roberts & COMBS G. RUCKER Abstract #2889

1880 Parker Co, TX Census

transcribed by S. C. Hefner

p. 469

198-207 COMBS, Kenneth W M 49 farmer KY VA KY
Lou?tia W F 45 wife KY KY KY
Robt. W M 21 KY KY KY
Lou?na W F 17 KY KY KY
John M. W M 15 KY KY KY
Lorina(?) W F 12 KY KY KY
Bud W M 7 TX KY KY
Abslum W M 4 TX KY KY
Sarah B. W F 2 TX KY KY

Debi Houser Note: Is Kenneth COMBS the s/o Claibourn COMBS and wife Sarah COMBS of Owsley Co., Ky? They had a son Kenneth age 17, listed with them on the 1850 Owsley Co., Ky Census. Then we have two birth records for children of Kenneth and Lucretia McGEE COMBS in Owsley Co., Ky in 1854 (Daniel) and 1855 (Thomas). The next and last place Kenneth and Lucretia are listed is on the 1860 Clay Co., Ky Census. In the transciption of that Census record, Kenneth and Lucretia have a son Robert C. age six, out of order. Could he actually have been 6 months old and not 6 yrs old? The transcript was taken from a book, *not* from the actual microfilm.

1880 Parker Co, TX Census

extracted from the FamilySearch 1880 United State Census CD by DHK

Precinct 1

Pg 383B

T. J. COMBS M W W 25 KY KY KY farmer
N. L. COMBS dau F S W 5 TX KY KY
M. F. COMBS dau F S W 3 TX KY KY

DHK: Could this be Thomas Combs, s/o Kenneth & Lucretia McGEE Combs?


Page 353B

G. SMITH head M M W 28 AL AL AL feed store
Mag SMITH wife F M W 24 MS MS MS keeps house
Mollie SMITH dau F S W 6 TX AL MS at home
Nora SMITH dau F S W 4 TX AL MS at home
S.B. COMBS F S W 34 KY NC LA keeps house
S.P. TAYLOR M S W 25 TN TN TN blacksmith
F MCNAMA M S W 29 Eng Eng Wales stone cutter
Jno CALLAHAN M S W 24 OH Ire Ire brick mason
Am PECK M S W 27 LA Conn NY carpenter
Frank FESSLER M S W 56 Switz Switz Switz cook
J.W. BROOKS M S W 31 AL GA GA painter

Hopkins Marriages

microfilm. Early Texas Marriages. Parker County: 1874-1886. Hopkins County Genealogical Library. extracted by S. C. Hefner

29 Jul 1880 J.F. COMBS married Charlotte COOK.

10 May 1883 W.H. REYNOLDS married Luvenie COMBS.

Note: Could this be the seventeen-year-old found in the household of Kenneth Combs in 1880? (See above.)

24 Sep 1884 J.M. COMBS married Sarah F. COLLINS.

Note: Is this John M. Combs found in the household of Kenneth Combs in 1880? (See above.) Microfilm of Texas Marriages 1851-1900 gives the date as the 14th of the month, instead of the 24th.

Texas Marriages 1851-1900; microfilm; extracted by Debi Houser

9 Apr 1891 D. F. DAVIS married Nettie COMBS

25 Dec 1894 C. K. COMBS married M. S. CARLER

9 Oct 1898 A. B. COMBS married Bertie MITCHELL

Texas Death Records: 1964-1998

13 Apr 1981 Nancy Edith COMBS died.

14 Nov 1986 Eleanor Christine COMBS died.

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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