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Upshur County was established in 1846 from Harrison and Nacogdoches Counties. The county seat is Gilmer.

1860 U.S. Census


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#553-554 Nancy COMBS 57 f farmer GA
Edward 27 m AL
Augustus 18 f AL
M.C. COCHRAN 37 m loafer GA
J.C. B? 22 student AL
John ALEXANDER 22 pedler Luis

1863-1865 (from Confederate Indigent Families Lists of Texas 1863-1865, by Linda Mearse. extracted from the Texas GenWeb Archives by S. C. Hefner)
? COMBES - Upshur County

1865 (Texas Masonic Deaths with Selected Biographical Sketches. by Michael Kelsey, Nancy Graff-Kelsey, Ginny Guinn Parsons. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1998. extracted by S. C. Hefner)
p. 17, Herschell Lodge No. 139, Coffeeville, Upshur County, 1865--R. A. COOMBS, Joel CRAWFORD, M. A. CHEVIS, W. J. MORGAN, J. M. JACKSON.

1870 U.S. Census


1926 (Sulphur Springs News-Telegram, Friday, 17 Dec 1926) Harrison COMBS- Young man about thirty years old, died Wednesday at his home near Harmony after an illness of six months, following an operation for appendicitis. He is survived by his wife, who was Miss Fay GLOVER before their marriage some two years ago. Funeral and burial took place at Cypress.

Note: Harrison was Benjamin Harrison COMBS, the son of James Henry COMBS and the grandson of Thomas Jackson COMBS. See Hopkins Co, TX for more information on this family.

Texas Death Records: 1964-1998

4 Mar 1965 Julia Ann COMBS died. She was a widow.

28 Jun 1968 Mary COMBS died. She 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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