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Johnson County was established in 1837 from Des Moines & Wisconsin Territory. The County seat is Iowa City.

1854 Johnson Co, IA State Census

IAGenWeb State Census Project IA-1854-Penn.txt

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Comb Robert A.
3 m; 5 f; 1 voter; 1 militia; 8 total

1856 Johnson Co, IA State Census

(Source: Original image, 1856 Iowa State Census, Johnson Co.,, transcribed by Sue Elfving)

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189/189 Charles Combs, 30, m, md, res: blank, Cabinett Mkr, native veteran, militia
Celaso Combs, 30, f, res: blank NY
Allice Combs, 6, f, res: blank NY
Alben Lenman, 23, m, res: blank PA, Cabinett Mkr, native veteran, militia
Joseph Lenman, 21, ditto for everything
Peter Ewing, 53, m, md, res: 10yrs MD, Cooper, native veteran
Temperance Ewing, 56, f MD
Nancy Hennischick, 9, f Bohemia


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8/8 Robert A Combs 33, m, md, res: 3yrs OH, Farmer, native veteran, militia
Lucy W Combs, 33, f, md, res: 3yrs OH
Samuel P Combs, 15, m, res: 3yrs IN, Farmer
Michael Combs, 13, m, res: 3yrs IN
Mary Ann Combs, 11, f, res: 3yrs IN
Sarah Combs, 9, f, res: 3yrs IA
Matilda Combs, 7, f, res: 3yrs IN
Rachel Combs, 2, f, res: 2yrs IA
Lucy Combs, 3 mos, f, res:blank IA

Notes: Prior to their appearance in the 1854 & 1856 Iowa State Census, Robert A Combs and wife Lucy CASE previously found in 1850 Delaware Co, IN and next in 1860 Union Co, IA census.

1870 Johnson Co, IA Census

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p. 16; 21 Jun 1870, William Green

112/115 Comb, Thomas 54 MW Farmer 10800 3400 England */*
" Mary E. 33 FW Keeping House VT
" Robert 12 MW IA */
" Ella 10 FW IA */
" Charles 7 MW IA */
MAHALENTO, Albert 24 MW Farm Laborer Hennyerry? */*
SMITH, John 18 MA Farm Laborer WI

*/* = Father & Mother foreign born; */ = Father foreign born

Important: All Records collected for this county may not have been added here as yet. See also the Combs Research List Archives