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Jefferson County was established in 1801 from Berkeley. During the Civil War (1861-1865) this county became part of West Virginia. No descendant counties. Not known if 1800 or 1810 census are extant. No Combs by surname located in 1830-1850

1820 Jefferson Co, VA Census Index

(transcription needed)

Old Furnace

p. 093
Benjamin COMBS

02 Mar 1823 Jefferson Co, VA Marriage Records. Levi STIDMAN & Chatho. COMBS

(Extracted from Dodd, Jordan R, et. al. Early American Marriages: Virginia to 1850. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx [sic], Ancestry On-Line (


1850 Jefferson Co., Va Census

(transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)


1594-1616 Levi STIDMAN 45 ?? Va
Catherine 46 Va
Elizabeth 12 Va
George 7 Va
William 4 Va
Levi 1 Va
James STIDMAN 14 weaver Va

Notes: See 02 March 1823 Jefferson Co, VA Marriage Records. LEVI STIDMAN & CHATHO. COMBS

1870 Jefferson Co, WV Census

Transcribed by SHG, from images found at FamilySearch

Bolivar Twp

Harpers ferry

p. 71; 28 Jun 1870

514/543 Combs Margaret 46 FW Keeping House 200 -- VA
Leslie 22 MW Works in Iron Mine Do
Kenwick 19 MW do do do
Somerville 15 MW Do Do Do
Buress 9 MW Do
Milford 6 MW Do
NASH Andrew 4 MW Do

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