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John Combs

Male 1821 - 1900  (78 years)


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  • Name John Combs  [1, 2
    Born 9 Nov 1821  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Aug 1900  , , Hancock County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Hays Cemetery, near Pendleton, Hancock County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID I352  Main
    Last Modified 19 Jul 2008 

    Father Thomas "Hicks" Combs,   b. Abt 1765, , , Rowan (later Wilkes) County, North Carolina Province, Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1849, , , Hancock County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother 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  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 3 Feb 1801  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Kennedy,   b. 13 Dec 1832,   d. 6 Oct 1900, , , Hancock County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1851  , , Hancock County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Cynthia Ann Combs,   b. Abt 1852, , , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2003 
    Family ID F167  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • (Research):VII. JOHN (Thomas) b. c. 1822; m. 23 Jan 1851, Hancock Co, IN (Marriage Records, Hancock Co, IN, Book 3, Page 29) to Sarah KENNEDY; d. 18 Oct 1900, Greenfield, Hancock Co, IN; bur. Hayes Cemetery.

      1860 Census, Hancock Co, IN, Brown Twp, Dwl 35, Fam 263:
      John Combs, 38, b. NC
      Sarah [KENNEDY] Combs, 27, b. IN
      Cinthia Ann Combs, 8, b, IN
      (Combs Researcher Nancy Tyrrel Theodore)

      Subj: Hancock County Cemeteries
      > > Date: 98-07-09 01:01:03 EDT
      > > From: Pany@postoffice.worldnet.att.net (Chris or Beth Pany)
      > > To: FetherTail@aol.com
      > >
      > > Hi -
      > > I have a book - "Hancock County, Indiana Tombstone Inscriptions: One
      > Hundred Years, 1833 - 1933" by Sue Baker, CGRS, published by Heritage
      Books, Inc 1993.

      [pg 98. Brown Township, Hays Cemetery]

      > > COMBS, John. 9 Nov 1821 - 19 Aug 1900
      > > COMBS, Martha L. d/o A. P. & Mary A. 26 Jun 1861 - 4 Jul 1878
      > > COMBS, Mary A. w/o A. P.; 21 May 1837 - 29 May 1883
      > > COMBS, Sarah, w/o John; 13 Dec 1832 - 6 Oct 1900
      > > COMBS, Sarah, d/o A.P. & Mary A.; 2 Sep 1855 - 8 Mar 1873
      > >
      > > [pg 125, Brown Township, McCray Cemetery, Original Section. McCray
      > > Cemetery
      > >
      > > COMBS, A. P. 2 May 1827 - ____
      > > COMBS, Charles W. 22 Mar 1869 - 29 Dec 1892
      > > COMBS, Myrtle Wisehart 1 Jun 1873 - 17 Aug 1890
      > > COMBS, Rachel 1 May 1881 - 11 Apr 1904
      > > Beth Pany
      > > San Carlos CA
      > > bethpany@yahoo.com

  • Sources 
    1. [S121] Website: Combs-Coombs &c. [online], (A Free Nonprofit Web Site Generously Hosted by USGenNet) (Reliability: 3).
      see notes

    2. [S997] Cemetery: Indiana, Hancock, Wilkinson (Brown Twp) - Hays Cemetery [Find-A-Grave database], (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=85315&CScnty=821&CSsr=21&), grave marker entry for John Combs, recorded by Ruth Hickman Wicks, 25 April 2006 (Reliability: 3).
      John Combs
      Birth: Nov. 9, 1821
      Death: Aug. 19, 1900

    3. [S121] Website: Combs-Coombs &c. [online], (A Free Nonprofit Web Site Generously Hosted by USGenNet), grave marker data extracted by researcher Beth Pany from "Hancock County, Indiana grave marker Inscriptions: One Hundred Years, 1833 - 1933" by Sue Baker, CGRS, published by Heritage Books, Inc., 1993, p. 98 (Reliability: 3).
      Hays Cemetery, Brown Twp. (Section 13 located on 675 East (Thomas Road) one quarter mile north of 900 North. The entrance, on the west side of 675 East, is a narrow lane and easily missed during the growing season. It was inventoried in May 1980 by Daniel Ward and Anne L. Hays, who said it was as complete as they could make it, due to age and vandalism.)

    4. [S121] Website: Combs-Coombs &c. [online], (A Free Nonprofit Web Site Generously Hosted by USGenNet), grave marker data extracted by researcher Beth Pany from "Hancock County, Indiana grave marker Inscriptions: One Hundred Years, 1833 - 1933" by Sue Baker, CGRS, published by Heritage Books, Inc., 1993, p. 98 (Reliability: 3).
      Hays Cemetery, Brown Twp. (Section 13 located on 675 East (Thomas Road) one quarter mile north of 900 North. The entrance, on the west side of 675 East, is a narrow lane and easily missed during the growing season. It was inventoried in May 1980 by Daniel Ward and Anne L. Hays, who said it was as complete as they could make it, due to age and vandalism.])

    5. [S467] Marriage: North Carolina, Wilkes - Marriage Bonds (1778-1868), Vol. A-B [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 (Reliability: 3).
      We Hicks Combs & Henry Hayes of Wilkes County
      and State of North Carolina acknowledge ourselves
      indebted unto Benjamin Williams Esq. Governor of said
      State and his successors in Office in the full sum of
      five hunderd pounds To the which payment well and truly
      to be made we bind ourselves & jointly and se-
      verally firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and
      dated the third of February AD 1801
      The Condition of the above obligation is such
      that whereas the above bounden Hicks Combs
      hath made application for a marriage license to be
      granted between him the said Hicks Combs & Keziah
      Hays Now if there be no just cause to obstruct
      said marriage but it be in every respect according
      to law then the above obligation to be void or esle
      to remain in full force and virtue
      Test Hicks (his mark) Combs {seal}
      WmBLenoir Clk Henry Hayes {seal}

    6. [S18] Marriage: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 [Ancestry.com database], Ancestry.com, compiler, (www.ancestry.com), image number: 3521 (Reliability: 3).
      Groom: Hicks Combs
      Bride: Keziah Hays
      Bond Date: 03 Feb 1801
      Bond #: 000164675
      County: Wilkes
      Record #: 01 054
      Bondsman: Henry Hayes
      Witness: Wm B Lenoir