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CHIVVIS, William, entered service 1777 Gloucester Co., VA; Pensioned age 69 New York, NY, 1818. Query letter in record; from great gdd Emma P. COMES, New York, NY

Reel 538 (Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data From Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records, Volume 1, Patrick Wardell, p.198)

Note:No later Combs have been located in Gloucester, VA and Emma P. COMES, unidentified thus far, may have been Northern-born.

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Combs, John. Kentucky, 40, #3301, "The 'Lost' Pensions, Settled Accounts of the Act of 6 Apr 1838,"

Craig R. Scott, CGRS, Willow Bend Books, Lovettsville, Virginia, 1996. Who is this? Record needs to be ordered to determine if possibly a second RW Pensioner named John Combs in KY.

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Combs, Nancy. Virginia. 121, #6958, "The 'Lost' Pensions, Settled Accounts of the Act of 6 Apr 1838," Craig R. Scott, CGRS, Willow Bend Books, Lovettsville, Virginia, 1996. Who is this? Record needs to be ordered. There is a Nancy COMBEE [sic] on the 1830 Halifax Co VA Census,and a second Nancy Combs on the 1840 Fauquier Co, VA Census. Not known as yet if one of these.

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Combs, Nicholas, Private. 1st Maryland Regiment, Claim Adjustment, Interest Date: Jun 1, 1781; amount: 136.39. Type: a; Cert. Date: Jan 18, 1796. Statement No. 7550, Act of 1792. "The Pension Lists of 1792-1795 with other Revolutionary War Pension Records," compiled by Murtie Jane Clark, GPC, Baltimore

Who is this Nicholas Combs? The only Nicholas found in Maryland records thus far is a much later one - an 1832 Nicholas, s/o Joshua, gs/o Joseph & Sarah (JENKINS?); and ggs/o William and Winnifred ENZEY Combs of Charles Co MD.A possible "clue" might be the Nicholas Combs, s/o Unknown and Ann RICE Combs of Breckenridge Co KY.

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Combs, William. Kentucky, 68, #10642, card. "The 'Lost' Pensions, Settled Accounts of the Act of 6 Apr 1838," Craig R. Scott, CGRS, Willow Bend Books, Lovettsville, Virginia, 1996. Who is this? Record needs to be ordered in case we have a second RW Pensioner by name of William Combs in KY.

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McNEELY, David, born 10/15/1758 Augusta Co., VA; enlisted age 18; 14th VA Regiment; applied for his pension 30 Oct 1832, Madison Co., AL where he died 7/19/36. His daughter, Nancy BARNETT declared that he married 2/23/1789 (no location given), but Madison Co KY records show 5/7/1789, to Rebecca DICKEY. She d 19 Sep 1852 at the house of the daughter, Nancy BARNETT (wife of Hugh BARNETT) in Madison Co TN, aged 85-86. Several BARNETTS as well as CULVERS, with some children/grandchildren residing in Madison Co TN and some in Madison Co AL, are mentioned, and other records (bible?) listed include Louisa SIMPSON, d 11 Jun 1853, William A Combs, d 9/30/1846; John COOMBS [sic] d 5/15/1847, age abt 57. The relationships of these individuals, all apparently kin to the BARNETTS, was not stated.

(Reel 1698.Reel 1698. F-W1051, Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data From Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records,Volume 2, Patrick Wardell, p. 237; and Genealogical Abstracts of Rev. War Pension Files, Virgil D. White)

Notes: OnePollyMcNELLY [sic] m a John Combs on 5 Feb 1820 in Madison Co, AL. On 3 Aug 1841, also in Madison Co, AL, a William A. Combs m Martha BARNETT. The 1850 Madison Co TN Census shows what is apparently a widowed Martha Combs, aged 27, with children, in the household of Hugh & Nancy McNEELY Barnett (her parents?). Whether these Combs came to Madison Co, AL with the McNEELYS from Madison Co, KY remains unknown. One Combs marriage (to HEATHERLY) has been found in Madison Co KY, but No Combs by surname have been found in that county as yet.

Note, however, that John MILLION, brother of Sarah Ann MILLION Combs was a resident of Madison Co, KY, and that his niece, Elizabeth MILLION, m in 1823, possibly in Stafford Co, VA, a John M. Combs, and see a John M. Combs listed on the 1840 Madison Co, AL census index. Also note that descendants of the John & Sarah MABRY Combs family of Grainger & Jefferson Co, TN were early in Madison Co, AL (where Carlton Combs was born), and also that numerous Warren Co, TN residents removed to Madison Co, AL in the 1810s-1830s, a number later moving on to Madison Co, AR- named after their home county. It is not yet known if any of the Warren Co, TN Combs (earlier from Hawkins Co TN) removed to Madison Co, AL, only that there were early Combs in that county.

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O'REAR, Daniel born 12/23/1759 at Prince William Co., VA where he; enlisted 1777 in VA Regiment as a sub for his father. An 1850 affidavit in Prince William County indicates that the following: "all knew sol and were his nearest neighbors for years:" J.B.CUMMINGS, T J BOTTS, J B KING, Gilson MAUZEY (a clergyman of Fauquier Co, VA), E H SMITH, David HANSBROUGH, S T TAYLOR,; Thomas W. COWNE, R LCOWNE, Robert LENOX, John O REAR,; William BAXTER, Roy W MORTON,William BRIDELL, Langhorn BRIDWELL, Elias KING, Seth R Combs, Rodham SHEFRETT, John McCOY,; John W ARRINGTON, Lewis H McCOY, Lewis WALLER,James; LENOX, James PAYNE, Robert LUCKETT, Hayward B LUCKETT, David H; LUCKETT, Richard LUCKETT age 68, John REID, Brensford B KELLY,; & John HERNDON; Daniel COLES affidavit of Culpepper Co., VA states; he served with the Rev War Soldier. James FOSTER and George MILLS; also gave affidavits. The FauquierCounty Clerk at the time was; John WILLIAMS.

R1847 F-S7376 (Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data From Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records, Volume4, Patrick Wardell, p.44)

Notes: Which Seth Combs was the above? See Also Seth Combs of the War of 1812

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Col. Unknown Combs. RW Soldier Dudley BROOKE applied for his pension in 1833 in Robertson Co., TN, declared he was b 03 Jul 1762 in Chesterfield Co VA; & at age 4 moved to Buckingham Co VA where he enlisted and that he lived there many years after the war… He first enlisted in 1777, in Capt. WHITE'S Company; in 1778, again enlisted; in 1779 enlisted under Lt. Henry JOHNSON, and Col. Anthony NEW; enlisted again in Capt. Richard PHILIPS Company; in 1781 served seven months in Capt. Robert CAREY'S Company,Col. COMBE'S Virginia Regiment.In 1802, he left Louisa Co VA where he was then living and removed to Robertson Co, TN.

(RW PensionFile S30555,"Red River Settlers, Records of the Settlers of Northern Montgomery, Robertson, and Sumner Counties, Tennessee" Edythe Rucker Whitley, Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore, MD 1980, pp. 8 & 130; and Virgil D. White's Abstracts of Rev. War Pension Files)

Note: The above Col. COMBE has not yet been identified. No Robert CAREY or CARY VA military record located as yet. No CAREYS applied for Pensions with VA Service. Among the CARY RW Pension applications is a William CARY, b 14 Apr 1756, Chesterfield Co VA, where he lived at enlistment. In 1808 he moved to Claiborne Co TN, and in 1829 to Cumberland Co KY where he applied for his pension on 13 Aug 1832. Not known if a relationship between him and Capt. Robt. CAREY above. No Combs found in any of Buckingham, Chesterfield or Louisa Cos VA during the periodof the RW (ca1776-1783).

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Abstracted by Combs Researcher Denise Mortorff from "Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data From Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records," Vol. 6, by Patrick G. Wardell, Heritage Books, c. 1998 p.243:

"Frederick ZIMMERMAN "enlisted from Culpeper Co., VA, in General George Rogers CLARK'S Expedition to Wabash country; dd 12/10/1804 Fayette Co., KY; md 6/1784 Judith d of Andrew BOURNE (Marriage Bond 6/14/1784, Culpeper Co., VA; wid md (2) George BOURNE, who dd 5/12/36; widdd 5/12/44 Jessamine Co., KY; children of soldier & wife:

Sarah/Sally md Andrew BOURNE, residence 1854 age 73 Jessamine Co., KY
William age 67 in 1854, res Anderson Co., KY, & was in War of 1812 soldier from KY
Morton age 57 in 1854, res Jessamine Co., KY
Polly wife of John LESSLY
Jane wife of Thomas C. JENNINGS [m 30 Jan 1806, Jessamine]
Penny wife of Robert DINWIDDIE
Agustis [Augustus?]
Nancy wife of John COINER [m 22 Apr 1817, Jessamine]
Judith wife of Francis H. Combs [no marriage record located]

Widows son Morton applied for pension 1855 Jessamine Co., KY age57 &Pension due mother granted to her children:
-heirs at law of -- Thomas C. JENNINGS & wife Jane P: Berryman JENNINGS, Maryanne wife of Morton M. CARVER, Huldah wife of Simpson S.WHITE, & Theodore JENNINGS

-heirs at law of Robert DINWIDDIE & wife Fanny: Jane wifeof Mr PROPHET,Elen DINWIDDIE, & William DINWIDDIE

-heirs at law of Agustis ZIMMERMAN: John B., Frederick A., & Riland T. ZIMMERMAN

-heirs at law of John COINER & wife Nancy: Martin COINER whose heir at law were Catherine COINER, Elizabeth COINER, Robert COINER & Archibald COINER

-heir at law of Francis H Combs & wife Judith (Georgeann wife of Green SEAY)

Query letter in file dates 1927 from great great great gdd Mrs. Edwin MAYS, Berekeley, CA. Query letter dated 1893 from descendant R D TISDALE (on mother's side), who ensign in US Navy, Naval Proving Ground, Indianhead, MO, & hegds of soldiers son Morton F-W8374R2669

Notes: It is possible (not documented) that Judith ZIMMERMAN m Francis Combs, s/o Asa & Zilpha HACKLEY Combsof Franklinand Nelson Cos, KY (See Asa & Zilpha HACKLEY Combs Bible Record).

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