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Thomas "Hicks" Combs[1]

Male Abt 1765 - 1849


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  • Nickname  Hicks 
    Born  Abt 1765  , , Rowan (later Wilkes) County, North Carolina Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    County Formation  1770 
    Surry County was formed out of Rowan County 
    County Formation  1777 
    Wilkes County was formed out of Surry County 
    Land Grant  4 Apr 1799 
    25 acres of land on the Brushy Mountains at his old line adjoining 
    • Warrant/Entry #567 was dated 4 Apr 1799.
      Grant #1947 dated 13 Dec 1799 was recorded in book 106, page 149.
      Chain carriers: Wm. Mills & John Parker
      Surveyer: H. Roussau
    Land Grant  3 Aug 1808 
    100 acres of land on the Brushy Mountains adjoining John Combs and Joshua Marlow 
    • Warrant/Entry #86 was dated 3 Aug 1808.
      Grant #2735 dated 9 Dec 1809 was recorded in book 124, page 343.
      Chain carriers: Mark Marlow & John Nance
      Surveyer: H. Roussau
    Census: Federal  1810  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • male >45: Hicks Combs [at abt 45]
      female 26-44 [Keziah at abt 27]
      male 16-26
      male <10 [William at 8]
      female <10 [Sarah at abt 7]
      female <10 [Mary at 3]
      female <10 [Nancy at 2]
    Census: Federal  1820  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • male >45: Hicks Combs [at abt 55]
      female 26-44 [Keziah at abt 37]
      male 16-26 [William at 18]
      female 16-26 [Sarah at abt 17]
      female 10-16 [Mary at 13]
      female 10-16 [Nancy at 12]
      female <10 [Elizabeth at 6]
      male <10 [Jesse at 1]
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    Census: Federal  1830  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • male 60-70: Hicks Combs [at abt 65]
      female 40-50 [Keziah at abt 47]
      male 20-30
      female 15-20 [Elizabeth at 16]
      male 10-15 [Jesse at 11]
      male 5-10 [John at 9]
      female <5 [Jane at 3]

      *Where is Elias? Who is the male 20-30? William was already married in 1822.
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    Census: Federal  1840  , Brown Township, Hancock County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • male 70-80: Hix Combs [at abt 75]
      female 50-60 yrs [Keziah at abt 57]
      male 20-30 yrs [Jesse at 21]
      male 15-20 yrs [John at 19]
      male 10-15 yrs [Elias at 14]
      female 10-15 yrs [Jane Evelyn at 13]
    Died  12 May 1849  , , Hancock County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1800 U.S. Federal Census: Wilkes County
      George Combs household:
      male age 26-45
      male age 16-26
      female age 16-26
      female age 16-26
      female age 10-16
      female <10

      James Combs household:
      male age 26-45


      North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868

      Groom: John Combs Bride: Biddy Nance Bond Date: 31 May 1779 Bond #: 000164680 ImageNum: 005783 County: Wilkes Record #: 01 055 Bondsman: Joseph Pourter Witness: Wm Lenoir

      Groom: William Combs Bride: Hannah Tousson Bond Date: 18 Dec 1780 Bond #: 000164685 ImageNum: 008037 County: Wilkes Record #: 01 055 Bondsman: John Combs Witness: Wm Lenoir

      Groom: Shadrach Parker Bride: Francis Combs Bond Date: 27 Sep 1800 Bond #: 000166837 ImageNum: 001673 County: Wilkes Record #: 02 191 Bondsman: George Combs Witness: J Allen

      Groom: John Price Bride: Mary Combs Bond Date: 22 Oct 1800 Bond #: 000167032 ImageNum: 001674 County: Wilkes Record #: 02 203 Bondsman: William Mills Witness: William B Lenoi

      Groom: Jessey Souther Bride: Jaen Combs Bond Date: 01 Mar 1800 Bond #: 000167436 County: Wilkes Record #: 02 228 Bondsman: Joshua Souther

      Groom: Jessey Combs Bride: Polley Price Bond Date: 08 Jan 1801 Bond #: 000164676 ImageNum: 006484 County: Wilkes Record #: 01 054 Bondsman: Jonathan Hayes Witness: William B Lenoi

      Groom: David Parker Bride: Charity Combs Bond Date: 10 Jun 1805 Bond #: 000166829 ImageNum: 001673 County: Wilkes Record #: 02 191 Bondsman: Francis Barnard

      Groom: Frederick Combs Bride: Mary Nott Bond Date: 13 Sep 1805 Bond #: 000164670 ImageNum: 005910 County: Wilkes Record #: 01 054 Bondsman: Ephraim Nott Witness: J Allen

      Groom: Henry Combs Bride: Elizabeth Chambers Bond Date: 14 Nov 1805 Bond #: 000164672 ImageNum: 001433 County: Wilkes Record #: 01 054 Bondsman: John Chambers Witness: Jno Jones

      Groom: Thomas Combes Bride: Lucy Combes Bond Date: 15 Dec 1813 Bond #: 000164668 ImageNum: 001672 County: Wilkes Record #: 01 054 Bondsman: William Beall Witness: J W Pettey

      Groom: William Comes Bride: Elizabeth Marlow Bond Date: 17 Dec 1813 Bond #: 000164688 ImageNum: 005062 County: Wilkes Record #: 01 055 Bondsman: John Parker Witness: J W Pettey

      Groom: John Combs Bride: Elizabeth Bell Bond Date: 10 Feb 1814 Bond #: 000164679 ImageNum: 000568 County: Wilkes Record #: 01 055 Bondsman: David Parker Witness: W W Martin

      Groom: Levi Combs Bride: Sary Arrington Bond Date: 27 Jul 1817 Bond #: 000164682 ImageNum: 000252 County: Wilkes Record #: 01 055 Bondsman: John Arrington Witness: W W Martin

      Groom: John Comber Bride: Ann McFartridge Bond Date: 06 Aug 1818 Bond #: 000164677 ImageNum: 005282 County: Wilkes Record #: 01 055 Bondsman: James Gwyn, Jr

      Groom: George Combs Bride: Salley Wallace Bond Date: 24 Jan 1820 Bond #: 000164671 ImageNum: 008302 County: Wilkes Record #: 01 054 Bondsman: Phillip Glass Witness: R Martin
    Person ID  I365  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 

    Family  Keziah Hayes,   b. Abt 1783, , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1867, , , Monroe County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 Feb 1801  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
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    Children 
     1. William Combs,   b. 5 Jan 1802, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1862, , , Greene County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sarah "Sally" Combs,   b. Abt 1803, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1865, , , Monroe County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary "Polly" Combs,   b. 1807, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Nancy Combs,   b. 18 Jul 1809, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1888, , Brushy Mountain Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Elizabeth Combs,   b. 23 Apr 1814, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1839, , , Hancock County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Jesse Combs,   b. Abt Jun 1819, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1859, , , Siskiyou County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. John Combs,   b. 9 Nov 1821, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1900, , , Hancock County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Elias Combs,   b. 11 Jul 1826, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1871, , , Monroe County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Jane Evelyn Combs,   b. Abt 1827, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 
    Family ID  F161  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Feb 1801 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1810 - , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1820 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1830 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1840 - , Brown Township, Hancock County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 May 1849 - , , Hancock County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S121] Combs-Coombs &c., web site, (A Free Nonprofit Web Site Generously Hosted by USGenNet), http://www.combs-families.org/combs/families/c-thohix.htm.

    2. [S1662] 1810 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M252, roll 43, Wilkesborough, p. 862, Hicks Combs household, accessed 19 Jul 2008, 19 Jul 2008.

    3. [S1644] 1820 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M33, roll 83, p. 505, Hicks Combs household, accessed 19 Jul 2008, 19 Jul 2008.

    4. [S1613] 1830 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M29, roll 125, p. 391, Hicks Combs household, accessed 19 Jul 2008, 19 Jul 2008.

    5. [S1580] 1840 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Indiana, Hancock County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M704, roll 82, Brown Township, p. 195, Hix Combs household, accessed 2 Jul 2008., 2 Jul 2008.

    6. [S467] "Wilkes County Marriage Bonds, 1778-1868, Vol. A-B," on microfilm, Wilkes County, North Carolina Courthouse, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), vol. C-H, Reel C.104.6002, M 929-37568 Wil.

    7. [S18] "North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868," subscription database, Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, compiler, (www.ancestry.com), image number: 3521.