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Travis County, Texas, was established in 1840 from Bastrop County. Descendant Counties include Hays (1848), Burnet (1852), Brown and Lampasas (1856), Callahan, Coleman, Comal, Eastland, Runnels, and Taylor (1858). The county seat is Austin.


Land Grant (from the Texas GenWeb Archives, extracted by S. C. Hefner)
Mrs. M. A. COMBS Abstract #2672


1840 (1840 Citizens of Texas: Volume 2: Tax Rolls. by Gifford White. Austin: Ingmire Press, 1984, extracted by S. C. Hefner.)
p. 192, Assessors Return for 1840, Travis County
A. D. COOMBS 1 poll, 1 townlot in Austin, 3 slaves, 1 silver watch, 1 clock
p. 199, Sheriff's Returns from Travis County, 1840
A. D. COOMBS blank


1870 U.S. Census

transcribed by S. C. Hefner

5th Precinct

p. 181

40-55 Joseph WILTER 29 M W farmer TX cannot read/write
Tom WILTER 27 M W farmer TX cannot read/write
Henry WILTER 21 M W farmer TX cannot read/write
Thos. COMBE 29 M W farmer TX cannot read/write


1880 U.S. Census

transcribed by S. C. Hefner

p. 110

125-125 TURNER, R. W. W M 45 farmer GA unknown unknown
Sarah W F 39 wife IN AL AL
Jennie W F 9 daughter TX GA IN
Jane W F 8 daughter TX GA IN
Belle W F 6 daughter TX GA IN
RYLE, Robert W M 5 orphan TX GA IN
Martha W F 2 orphan TX GA IN
COMBS, John W M 16 stepson TX IN IN
SCHELIAN, John W M 25 Farm laborer single France France France


Texas Death Records: 1964-1998

16 Apr 1964 Mary Alice COOMBS died. She was a widow.

18 Dec 1969 E. A. COMBS (male) died.

13 Dec 1971 Jack COMBS died. He was single.

15 Jun 1972 Ardist COMBS died. He was single.

1 Jan 1973 Toressa T. COMBS died. She was a widow.

29 Mar 1976 Ira A. COMBS died.

26 Dec 1976 Jessie H. COMBS (male) died.

31 Mar 1977 William B. COMBS died.

28 Jul 1981 Margaret Jane COMBS died.

17 Nov 1981 Watson Gibbons COMBS died.

6 Mar 1983 Sherry Ann COMBS died.

27 Aug 1984 Fannie Bridget COMBS died.

23 Nov 1985 Stephen Jay COMBS died.

14 May 1987 Clarice Edna COMBSdied.

1 Jan 1989 Myrtle Jeanette COMBS died.

9 Jul 1991 Clorisa Rose Marie died.

2 Jan 1992 Trent Lee COMBS died.

28 Oct 1992 James Warlick COMBS died.

13 May 1993 Bobby Dean COMBS died.

19 Jun 1993 Bertha COOMBES died.

31 Oct 1995 Marion Edward COMBS died.

5 Mar 1996 William Otto COMBS died.

20 Jun 1996 Dorothy Elizabeth COMBS died.

2 Mar 1998 Robert Freeman COOMBES died.

Note: He was born 29 Mar 1943 to Bertha MIKULENCAK and Zachariah Ellis COOMBES.

15 Sep 1998 Major Ed 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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