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Loudoun County was organized on 01 Jul 1757 from Fairfax Co VA. So far as is known, no Combs were already residing in Loudoun at this time (research in progress). Two (Church of England) parishes were part of Loudoun Co, VA: Cameron and Shelburne (See Virginia Parish Histories and Descriptions).

Index To Combs &c. Families of Loudoun Co, VA
Loudoun - The Early Years (pre-1776)
Loudoun - The Early Years (1776-1800)
Loudoun - The Later Years (1800-????)
Miscellaneous Records -- Bios, Undated material &c.
Combs Land in Loudoun
Loudoun Co, VA Resolution of 1774 (Complete, Annotated)
RW John COMBS (s/o Andrew I of Tonoloways) Research Report
Capt. Joseph COMBS II of Loudoun (s/o Joseph I of Stafford VA) Research Report
Andrew COMBS I of Tonoloways (s/o Joseph I of Tonoloways?)
RW Mahlon COMBS (s/o Andrew I of Tonoloways) Research Report
RW Robert COMBS (s/o Joseph II of Loudoun) Research Report
Samuel COMBS I (s/o Joseph I of Tonoloways) William F. Coombs Manuscript
Stephen & Barbara ALLEN Combs (s/o Capt. Joseph II of Loudoun) Research Report
Joseph COOMBS I of Coombs Fort, Tonoloways Settlement
Combs-Harrison Connections in Virginia and Maryland

From Colonial Families of the United States, Vol III by Geo. Norbury Mackenzie, 1912, pages 46-47, giving the history and lineage of the Boogher family:

Nicholas BOOGHER III, b. 27th June, 1801, in Frederick Co., Md.; d. 7th July, 1886; m. 9th Dec. 1823, Rebecca Davis Coombs, b. 9th Oct. 1804, d. 15th Dec. 1873, dau. of Bayles and Sarah (Richardson) Coombs. The colonial ancestry of Rebecca Davis Coombs is as follows:

Bayles Coombs, b. 1763, in Loudoun Co, Va., was the son of Joseph Coombs, of Prince George's Co., Md., and Elizabeth BAYLES, dau of Capt. William BAYLES, of the French and Indian War. Joseph Coombs, b. 1740, d. 1804, in Prince George's Co., MD., was the son of Andrew Coombs (1712-1774) and his wife, Miss CLEMENTS. Four of the son of Joseph Coombs served in the Revolutionary War.

Andrew Coombs was the son of Richard Coombs, Sr. (1675-1752), of Charles Co., the progenitor of the family as far as traced. Sarah RICHARDSON Coombs was the dau. of Richard RICHARDSON, Jr., and Mary PIERPONT; and granddau. of Richard Richardson, Sr., and Margaret COLE; and great-granddau. of William RICHARDSON, Jr., and Margaret SMITH; and great-great-granddau. of William RICHARDSON, Sr., and Elizabeth EWEN.

Submitted by Linda Berney

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