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Green County formed in 1836, a territorial county. The county seat is Monroe.

25 Dec 1855 Elias Combs marriage record (Source:, Wisconsin Marriages, pre-1907, orig: Wisconsin Vital Record Index, pre-1907)

29 Nov 1859 N E Combs marriage record. Elizabeth HAMPSHER marriage record. These two are the only two individuals who married in Green Co on this date. The index only lists the individual's name and does not include the spouse to be. (Source:, Wisconsin Marriages, pre-1907, orig: Wisconsin Vital Record Index, pre-1907)


21 Oct 1863 Lydia Combs Green County - George Allwood Green County

1860 Green Co, WI Census

(Source: Original census images,, abs by SE)


p. 66, June 14 1860

540/58 John DUDGEON 35, M, W, Farmer OH
Elizabeth, 33, F, W Ireland

Large family including:
Sarah J, 10, F, W OH

Notes: Their daughter Sarah appears to be the same who married Newale Combs in 1868.

27 Dec 1868 Newale Combs marriage record. 27 Dec 1868 Sarah A DUDGEON marriage (Source: Index entries from Wisconsin Marriage Records, Sarah DUDGEON is the only Sarah who married on this date, and Newell and wife Sarah Jane are found living next door to John and Elizabeth DUDGEON in the 1880 Saline Co, NE census. This marriage may be the second for Newell.

1870 Green Co, WI Census

Monroe Village

Monroe PO

p. 13/184, June 3, 1870

98/102 Combs Newel, W, M, 38, Carpenter OH
Sarah, W, F, 20, Keep House IL
Frank, W, M, 10 WI
Jennie, W, F, 8 W

SE Notes: This couple next found in 1880 Saline Co, NE census living next door to John and Elizabeth DUDGEON who are believed to be the parents of Sarah DUDGEON who married Newale Combs on 27 Dec 1868 in Green Co, WI. Newell E Combs applied for a Civil War Pension in 1889 from Nebraska and his widow Sarah J Combs applied in 1900. He is likely the same as the Joel E Combs, CW veteran found in the 1890 Saline Co, NE Veterans census.Official CW records show one Newell E Combs [the pensioner] was a private in the 22nd Wisconsin Infantry, Co. G. No Newell Combs has been found in the 1860 Wisconsin census. The only Newel Combs is age 29 found in Trumbull Co, OH, with possible wife Dianah. The above Frank and Jennie may be from a previous marriage.

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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