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 of Carroll Co., KY

Carroll was established in 1838 from Gallatin, Henry and Trimble Counties, KY.
1840-1850 Census Index, Carroll Co., KY: No Combs
1880 Census  District #4 Mill Creek, Carroll Co., KY ed 36, sheet 3, line 20 (page 465)
Samuel Coombs, 29, farmer, KY, KY, KY
Eveline, 23, keep house, KY, KY, KY
Marsellious S., 5, KY, KY, KY
Ada V., daughter 3, KY, KY, KY
Mattie T., daughter, 1, KY, KY, KY
Richard, brother, 22, farm laborer, KY, KY, KY
Gabriel M., brother, 20, farm laborer, KY, KY, KY
Samuel, Richard, and Gabriel were sons of Isham Coombs of Hart and Hardin Co., KY... see also Trimble Co., KY and Henry Co.,KY. Samuel married his first cousin Emma Eveline Mitchell in TrimbleCo., KY, the daughter of Addison and Emily (Coombs) Mitchell See also Bible records
1898-1899 Deeds Carroll Co., abstracted by Deb Coombs

  • 1 Jun 1898 Deed Bk R. p. 274-5 Carroll Co., KY: C.O. Corlburt and Fannie his wife sold to Daniel Mitchell and Samuel Coombs 48 acres on Little Kentucky River for $1370.40.
  • 12 Sep 1896 Deed Bk R. 273-4 Thomas and Naomi Hancock sold to Samuel Coombs and Daniel Mitchell property known as McThorp Ferry on the Little Kentucky River in Carroll Co., KY recorded 29 Jun 1898
  • 7 Feb 1899 Carroll Co., KY Deed Bk S p. 38 Samuel Coombs & his wife & Daniel Mitchell bought from CF Coombs 50 acres and 2 poles on Little KY in Trimble Co. by mortage paid 12 May 1910
    1900 Census Mag District 1 Locust & Prestonville, Carroll Co., KY ed 40 sheet 6 line 33
    Samuel Coombs, Jun 1851, 48, married 26 years, KY, KY, KY, farmer
    Eva, wife, Dec 1855, 44, KY, married 25 years, 9 children, 8 living
    Marcel, son, Aug 1875, 24, KY, KY, KY, farm laborer
    Ada V., daughter, Jul 1877, 22, KY, KY, KY, teaching
    Emma L., daughter, Jul 1881, 16, KY, KY, KY, at school
    Charlie L., son Aug 1884, 15, KY, KY, KY, farm laborer.
    Orvid, son, Oct 1888, 11, KY, KY, KY, at school
    Forest S., son, Aug 1892, 9, KY, KY, KY, at school
    John, son Aug. 1895, 4, KY, KY, KY
    Daniel Mitchell, brother in law, apr 1849, 51, KY, KY, KY, farmer
    25 Oct 1901 Carroll Co., KY Deed Bk Q p. 456-7 abstracted by Deb Coombs: Samuel Combs & Eveline his wife and Daniel Mitchell sell to Fannie Mitchell all deeded land to said Samuel & Daniel Mitchell by Leander & Luvinia Duvall & J. M. Donaldson 100 acres NOTE: Daniel Mitchell was a son of Addison and Emily Coombs Mitchell of Trimble Co., KY; he was both a brother in law and a first cousin of Samuel Coombs.
    5 December 1905, Friday, The Elizabethtown News (Provided by Combs Researcher Carolyn Wimp)

    Old Aunt Patsy Coombs, widow of the late Isham Coombs, who formerly lived here (Sonora, Hardin Co., Ky.) died at the home of her son in Carroll County at the ripe old age of seventy-nine years. Her remains were brought back by her son, William and interred in the Gilead churchyard. Aunt Patsy, as she was familiarly called, will be remembered by the older residents of this vicinity as an excellent Christian lady and a good neighbor and waswell beloved by her neighbors and Christian friends.

    Note: Patsy's maiden name was Martha A. "Patsy" CASH, daughter of Warren Thompson Cash, of Hardin Co., KY.
    1910 Census Carroll Co., KY transcribed by Deb Coombs

    Prestonville Carroll Co., KY ed 60 sheet 10 p. 266 HH 115/117
    Samuel Coombs, 58, KY, KY, KY, married 36 years, farmer
    Evaline, wife, 54, KY, KY, KY
    Emma, daughter, 28, KY. KY, KY, married 36 years, 9 children, 7 living,
    Charlie, son, 25, KY, KY, KY
    Orville, son, 21, KY, KY, KY
    Forest, son, 17, KY, KY, KY
    John, son, 14, KY, KY, KY

    HH 116/117
    Marcellus Coombs, 34, Married 5 years, KY, KY, KY, farmer
    Minnie, wife, 27, married 5 years, no children born, none living, KY, KY, KY

    NOTE: Marcell was a son of Samuel Coombs and Emma Eveline Mitchell

    Carrollton, Carroll Co., KY ed 66 sh 15A HH 542/350
    Henry Coombs, 61 yr, widowed, KY, KY, KY proprietor monumental?
    Bette, daughter, 28, single, KY, KY, KY
    Victoria, daughter, 24, single, KY, KY, KY
    Julian, son, 16, single, KY, KY, KY laborer, monumental? company
    NOTE: Henry Coombs was a son of Isham Coombs and Martha Ann Cash of Hart and Hardin Co., KY

    English, Carroll Co., KY ed 61 HH 138/142
    Charles Coombs, head, 42, single, KY, KY, KY, farmer
    Edwin, nephew, 26, married once, married 2 years, KY, KY, KY
    Maud, niece, 23, married once, married 2 years 1 child, 1 child living, KY, KY, TN
    James, great nephew, 1 1/2, single, KY, KY, KY
    Anna, niece, 20, single, KY, KY, KY

    NOTE: Charles is a son of Isham Coombs of Hardin and Hart Co., KY. Edward and Ann are children of Charles's brother Warren Thomas Coombs (See Trimble Co., KY for Charles in 1900 Census)

    05 January 1913 Prestonville, Carroll Co., KY Death Certificate 3205 for Benie Roberson, housekeeper, widow, female, born 16 Mar 1845 Trimble Co., KY; died 5 Jan 1913, aged 68; father: Addison Mitchell, born Henry Co., KY; mother: Emily Coombs, born Hardin Co., KY; informant: Saml Coombs; burial Campbellsburg, KY 7 Jan 1913

    NOTE: Emily Coombs was the daughter of Thomas Coombs of Hardin Co., KY (son of Amos Coombs and Tacy drake) and his first wife Elizabeth Coombs (daughter of Adin Coombs and Pamelia Williams.) Samuel Coombs, the informant, was her first cousin and also her brother in law, since he married Minerva/Mariam/Beanie's sister Emma Eveline Mitchell. She married Richard Roberson and lived in Trimble Co., Ky with her father in 1870 and in Henry Co., KY.
    24 Sep 1914 Henry COOMBS Death certificate # 23041 white male widowed age 66 yrs 1 mos 20 ds occupation: monument business born: 4 Aug 1848 Harden [sic] Co., Ky died: 24 Sept 1914 Carrollton, Carroll Co., Ky of hearfailire buried: Glasgow, [Barren Co] Ky 27 Sep 1914 Undertaker: W. MOSGROVE of Carrollton, Ky son of Ishma [Isham] COOMBS born Trimble Co. Ky & Martha CASH born Harden Co., Ky informant: Horace COOMBS of Glasgow, Ky filed 25 Sept 191(blank) J. G. GIUES? registrar (Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
    1920 Census Carroll Co., KY transcribed by Deb Coombs

    Carrollton, Carroll Co., KY ed 69 p. 18B, Fifth St., HH 431/459
    Samuel Coombs, head, 68, married, KY, KY, KY, judge for Carroll County Court
    Evaline, wife, 64, married, KY, KY, KY
    Forest, son, 27, S, KY, KY, KY, engineer for roads
    Orville, son, 31, widower, KY, KY, KY, farmer, owns farm
    Myrtle R., grandaughter, 7, KY, KY, KY
    Harry T., grandson, 5, KY, KY, KY
    Charles F., grandson, 2 3/12, KY, KY, KY
    Hallie Dunaway, niece, 25, single, KY, KY, KY, no occupation

    English, Carroll Co., KY ed 64 p7A HH 136/137
    Marcell Coombs, head, 44, KY, KY, KY, general farming
    Minnie Lee, wife, 37, KY, KY, KY
    Garriott A., son, 9, KY, KY, KY
    Georgia Adcock, daughter, 7, KY, KY, KY

    Distric 2 ed 63 p 6B
    John Coombs 24 Ky, KY, KY
    Ina wife 23 Ky. KY, KY
    Margrite, dau 9/12 Ky, KY, KY
    NOTE: Both Marcel and John are sons of Samuel Coombs and Emma Eveline Mitchell

    District 2, Carroll Co., KY ed 63 p 3B 31/32
    Thomas A. Maddox, head, 42, KY, KY, kY, general farming
    Addie V. wife, 42, KY, KY, KY
    Mattie K., daughter, 6, KY, KY, KY
    NOTE: Thomas Maddax m. Addie V. Coombs, daughter of Samuel

    Carrollton, Carroll Co., KY ed 69 p 23A 546/592
    Charles F. Coombs, 51, KY, KY, KY general farming
    Ida M., wife, 48, KY, KY, KY
    Antracaz? May, mother in law, 89, widow, KY, VA, VA

    NOTE: Charles is a son of Isham Coombs and Martha Ann Cash

    Carrollton ed 68, p 3A Carroll Co., KY HH 45/49
    John B. Cantrell, 43, TN, GA, GA gen farmer
    Emma L., wife, 38, KY, KY, KY
    Samuel G., son, 7, TN, TN, KY
    John B. Jr., 5, TN, TN, KY
    NOTE: John Cantrell married Emma Coombs, daughter of Samuel
    8 May 1921 Ky Death Certificate: Death Certificate No. 9577, File No. 576, RegNo. 201; Emmer E. COOMBS, Carrollton, Carroll Co., KY; Sex: Female; Color: White; Married; Date of Birth: 5 Dec 1855; Age 65 yr 5 mo 3 da Occupation: Housewife; Birthplace: Trimble Co., KY; Father: Adison MITCHEL; Birthplace of Father: Trimble Co., KY Maiden Name of Mother: Emily COOMBS; Birthplace of Mother: Hardon (sic) Co., KY; Informant: Judge Sam COOMBS, Carrollton, KY; Date of Death: 8 May 1921; Cause of Death: Mitral Stenosis; Physician Allen DONALDSON; Place of Burial: IOOF (cemetery), Carrollton, KY; Date of Burial 10 May 1921; Undertaker: W. T. MOSGROVE, Carrollton, KY. (Transcribed by Deb Coombs)

    DC Notes: Emma Eveline/Evelyn (Mitchell) Coombs was the wife of Samuel Coombs residing in Carroll Co., KY. Samuel Coombs (the informant) married Emma Eveline Mitchell 12 Aug 1874 in Trimble Co., KY. Emma's mother Emily Coombs was a daughter of Thomas Coombs and Elizabeth Coombs of Hardin Co., KY and Henry Co., KY. Samuel and Emma were first cousins.
    13 Feb 1930 Kentucky Death Certificate: Samuel COOMBS, white, male, married, farmer; Age: 78 yrs 7 mos 14 ds; Spouse: Mrs. Etta COOMBS; Born: 29 June 1851 Harden Co. Ky; Died: 13 Feb 1930 Carrollton, Carroll Co. Ky of cerebral embolism; buried: I.C.C.F. Carrollton, Ky 15 Feb 1930 by W.T. MOSGRAVE; son of Isam COOMBS born Trimble Co., Ky & Martha A. CASH born Harden Co Ky; informant: Mrs. Etta COOMBS of Carrollton, Ky (Death Certificate transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser) NOTE: Eva Lee (Etta) Combs was Samuel's second wife
    Feb 1930 Obituary of Samuel Coombs transcribed by Deb Coombs from newspaper clipping

    Judge Samuel Coombs
    The life of Judge Samuel Coombs came in an end last Thursday morning after an acute illness of but a week, although for some time he had been in poor health due to heart trouble.
    Judge Coombs came to Carroll county in 1876 from Hardin where he was born in 1851. A number of years ago he retired from active farm life in which he had been very successful and came to Carrollton to make his home.
    Twelve or thirteen years ago Judge Coombs was elected County Judge of Carroll county in which capacity he served the people well for four years.
    On August 12, 1874, he was united in marriage to Miss Emma Eveline Mitchell. To their union were born nine children of these two preceded their parents in death--Otis, who died in 1903 aged seven years, and Mrs. Mattie Carlisle who died in 1908. The surviving children are Mrs. T. A. Cantrill of Bedford; Marcellus, Charles L., William Orville and John H., of Carroll county, and Samuel Forest of Phoenix, Arizona.
    Four years ago Judge Cooms was united in Marriage to Mrs. Eva Lee Dunn, who survives him.
    Judge Cooms was a good, honorable and upright citizen. He was the last charter member of the Mound Hill Christian church to which he meant much both as an officer and contributor. Even after coming to Carrollton he remained a regular attendant at this church unless detained by illness. He was a devoted husband and father and splendid neighbor and friend and was held in the highest esteem by all friends and associates. Judge Coombs was a director in the Carrollton National Bank, which institution was closed during the hours of his funeral services Saturday afternnon which were held at the local Christian church conducted by Rev. R. T. Chatham.
    1930 Census Carroll Co., KY transcribed by Deb Coombs

    Prestonville PO, Carroll Co., KY, ed 21-3 sheet 5A HH 99/103
    Orville Coombs, head, 42, married first time aged 33, KY, KY, KY, farmer
    Bessie, wife, 39, married first time aged 30, KY, KY, KY
    Myrtle, daughter, 17, single, KY, KY, KY
    Thomas, son, 15, single, KY, KY, KY
    Forest, son, 12, single, KY, KY, KY
    Frances, daughter, 8, single, KY, KY, KY
    Harold, son, 4 5/12, single, KY, KY, KY
    Emmett Staten, father, 64, widowed, KY, KY, KY, retired
    NOTE: Living with his father Samuel in 1920 as his first wife had died

    English, Carroll Co., KY ed 21-4 HH 72/72
    Marcelleous Coombs, head, owns residence, 54, married first time aged 28, KY, KY, KY
    Minnie, wife, 46, married first time aged 21, KY, KY, KY
    Garrett, son, 19, single, KY, KY, KY

    Carrollton, Carroll Co., KY ed 21-11 sheet 19A HH 478/493
    Eva L Coombs, head, owns residence, 59, widowed, KY, KY, KY
    NOTE: Eva L. Edwards Dunn Coombs was the second wife of Samuel Coombs. She married Willis Levi Dunn first.

    Carrollton, Carroll Co., KY ed 21-11 sheet 19A HH 474/489
    Charles F. Coombs, head, owns residence, 61, married first age 29, KY, KY, KY, manager grocery store
    Ida, wife, 59, married first age 19, KY, KY, KY
    Nettie B. Powell, roomer, 79, widow, KY, KY, KY, housekeeper for private family
    16 Jul 1945 Kentucky Death Certificate 16331, Registration Dist No 315, Primary Dist No 2970 transcribed by Deb Coombs for: Eva Coombs, female, white, birth date: June 12, 1870; age: 75 yr, 1 mo 4 da. birthplace: Missouri; occupation: Housewife; Name of Father: Jerome B. Edwards; Birthplace of Father: Kentucky; Mother's Maiden Name: Angeline Carlisle; Birthplace of Mother: Kentucky; Informant: A.P. Dunn; Burial Place: Carrollton, KY 18 Jul 1945; Undertaker: Kipping & Graham, Carrollton, KY; Place of Residence: Carrollton, Carroll Co., KY; Date of Death 16 Jul 1945; Cause of Death: Chronic Endocarditis due to Rheumatic Fever for a duration of 7 years. Other Condition: Arteriosclerosis Physician: J. M. Ripan, Carrollton, KY 17 Jul 1945 NOTE: Eva was the second wife of Samuel Coombs. Samuel and Eva Lee Dunn were married 18 February 1926 (Carroll Co. Marriage Bk BK 10 p. 458) Samuel's first wife was Emma Eveline Mitchell. 6 Jan 1993 edition of The Gallatin County News (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Terry Combs-Caldwell) Robert Samuel "Bobby" COMBS, 61, of Worthville, died suddenly on Sunday, January 3, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital. He was born in the Napoleon area, Gallatin County. He was a member of Sugar Creek Church of Christ and was a machine operator at the Kentucky Ladder Company, Carrollton....

    13 Sept 1997 Ky Post obit transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser: Jean COMBS, of Glencoe, died Thursday, September 11, 1997 aged 72, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital, Carrollton. She was a homemaker. Her husband, Melbert COMBS, died in 1994.....
    Important: All records Carroll Co., KY may not have been added here as yet.