Virginia - Washington County

John? William Combs

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  1. John? William COMBS AKA “Old Billy” (c1765-1800) book m: Sarah ________
  2. William C. COMBS AKA “Billy” (c1790-1870) m: Elizabeth Parks ELLIS
  3. Stephen Rufus COMBS* (1818-aft 1880) m: Malinda CAUDILL
  4. John William COMBS (1848-1905) m: Matilde Jane BURRUS
  5. Rufus Edgar COMBS combs (1877-1980) m: Ruth Olive STARKEY
  6. Edgar Frank COMBS (living) m: Emily Ann SIEMENS (living)
  7. Danny Gene McGinn-COMBS, (2) Paul Michael COMBS, (3) Timothy Mark COMBS (all living)
  1. Washington Co, VA; Patrick Co, VA; Rockford, Surry Co, NC, Stoney Point, Iredell Co. NC
  2. VA; Iredell Co, NC
  3. Iredell & Surry Co, NC
  4. Surry Co, NC; Taylor Co, TX
  5. Surry Co, NC; Taylor Co, TX; Texas Co, OK; Augusta, Herrington, Kiowa & Ford Co. KS; Vernon Co, LA; Grenola & Howard KS; Bolivar, MO
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  • By establishing the “genetic profile” of Gen #6 and earlier descendants, validate the identity and the assumptions for later generations.
  • Determine if the father of William C. Combs was the emigrant ancestor as indicated by family history.
  • Concentrate on locating the connection between this line and the line in Dorset, England where we have a DNA match.
  • Note: All descendant lines from William Combs Gen #6 and wife Elizabeth Ellis are well documented. Their nine potential siblings and their descendants lines are also traced. Research perspective is comprehensive involving both collective and associated families in determining the family history. Surnames of Byrd, Nance, Ellis, Davidson, Smith, Hutchinson, Harding, Stacy, Payne, Guy, Douthit, Jackson, Snow, Ellyson, Gerrard are associated with this lineage.


Match to “Old Billy” book 1 of 3 Camera “Old Billy” 3 of 3 Camera Giles Coombs (Dorset, ENG) Camera