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Cass County was established in 1851 from Pottawattamie. The county seat is Atlantic.

1880 Cass Co, IA Census

ED 42

Franklin Twp

21/21 COOMES T.V. m 27
Emma f 19
Lamma m b. June 1879

Note: T.V. is Townsend Coomes, s/o Isaiah Coomes & Mary Ann SLAUGHTER. See 1885 Iowa Sate Census in Jasper Co, IA where Mary (Ann SLAUGHTER) Coomes, Townsend, and Louima? (Lamma) are in HH#162/167. Emma, wife of T.V. aka Townsend, must have died by 1885.

23/23 Coomes Oll 34
Addie 35
Ray 9
Arthur 6
Isaiah 1

Notes: Oll is Oliver Coomes s/o Isaiah Coomes & Mary Ann SLAUGHTER. According to a Isaiah S. Coomes (s/o Oll) Biography (SDGenWeb Archives), Oll Coomes “was married in Colfax to Miss Addie Kellogg, who was born in 1857 [sic] in Vermont and died in 1907.” Also: There's a bio and a nice photo of Oliver “Oll” Coomes on House of Beadle and Adams

1900 Cass Co, IA Census

ED 42

Franklin Twp

1/1 Coomes, Oll Aug 1845 age 54 m.32y OH OH OH farmer
Addie wife Nov 1843 55 m.32y 3ch/2lv VT VT VT
Isaiah S. Jul 1878 21 single IA OH VT farm laborer

Note: Isaiah S. Coomes is in Day Co, SD 1910 Census.

2/2 Coomes, Arthur K. Dec 1873 26 0y IA OH VT farmer
Bertha wife Dec 1877 22 m. 0y 0ch/0lv IA IA IA

Note: s/o Oliver Coomes & Addie per 1910 census (below)

1910 Cass Co, IA Census

ED 38

Franklin Twp

92/95 Coomes, Arthur K. 36 m 10y IA OH VT farmer
Bertha M. wife 32 m 10y 2ch/2lv IA IA OH
Royston G. son 9 IA IA IA
Maurice E. son 7 IA IA IA
Oliver father 64 widowed OH OH PA own income

1920 Cass Co, IA Census

ED 34


1201 Chestnut Street

69/76 Coomes, Oliver 74 OH OH PA no occupation
Adda wife 48 IA NH VT

Note: Oliver Coomes remarried Adda ? between 1910-1920.

408 Oak [Street?]

211/243 Coomes, Arthur R. 46 IA OH VT Federal Appraiser, Insurance Office
Bertha M. wife 42 IA IA OH
Royston G. son 19 IA IA IA
Maurice E. son 16 IA IA IA
Gladys L. dau. 9 IA IA IA

Note: Arthur R. Coomes next found in 1930 Polk Co, IA Census. Maurice Coomes b. 29 Jul 1903 d. Feb. 1972; last residence was Atlantic, Cass, IA (SSDI)

Wiota Cemetery

Oliver “Oll”Coomes, born Aug, 26, 1845, died June 27, 1921, see Memorial ID #42821269.

Adda A. Kellogg Coomes, born 1843 died Nov. 2, 1907, see Memorial ID #43866557.

Coomes, Royston O., b. 1870 d. 1892 (probably s/o Oll & Adda; Ray age 9 in 1880 Census above.)

Coomes, T.V. (no dates)

Submitted by Kurtis Kirk

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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