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Hancock Co., KY was established in 1829 from Daviess, Ohio and Breckinridge Counties, KY.
1830-1850 Hancock Co., KY Census Index: (No Combs?)
1860 Hancock Co., KY Census (Provided by researcher Gena ??? to Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

Dwelling # 240
Combs, James age 30, Laborer, born KY
Catherine, age 29, born IN
Isaac age 6, born KY
William age 5, born KY
"Jarkes (Larkes?)", age 4, born KY*
James M. age 2, born KY
*The name of this male child could not be positively determined.

Dwelling # 241
Combs, Nelson age 38, Laborer, born KY
Catherine age 28, born KY
W.H., age 16 (male), born KY
Mary A. age 14, born KY
Jane age 12, born KY
J.N. age 10 (male), born KY
Melissa age 8, born KY
Lizzie age 1, born KY

DH Notes: Gena also wrote that there's a James BUTLER living next to Nelson Combs.

Dwelling # 545
Combs, Ed. M., age 42, Doctor, born KY
L. age 37 (female), born KY
E. age 16 (male), born KY [Ennis per 1850]
S.C. age 14 (female), born KY [Sarah per 1850]
Levi age 12 (male) born KY
Susan age 4, born KY
BUTLER, Sarah age 69, born Maryland

DH Notes: Edward Mark Combs, son of Evan E. Combs & Mary S. HINDE, was listed on the 1850 Clark Co., KY Census. Edward married Louisa BUTLER per their son Ennis' 1920 Daviess Co., Ky Death Certificate (See Ennis below on 1870 Hancock Census).
1870 Hancock Co., KY Census (Provided by Researcher Kathy Goble to Combs Researcher Debi Houser, unless otherwise noted)

p. 162 (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Deb Coombs)
Catherine COMBS, 46, F, Carrying on Farm, KY, cannot read or write
James, 4, M, at home, KY
Nancy, 1, F, at home, KY
N., 80, M, Farm Laborer, KY
Martha, 19, F, Keeps House, KY
Polly KIMBLES, 25, F, Domestic Servant, KY

p. 191
HH 89/88 (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Deb Coombs)
James KANIDA, 60, M, Farmer, $1500, $500, Ireland, both parents of foreign birth
Andrew, 26, M, Works on Farm, Ireland, both parents of foreign birth
Ann, 50, F, Keeps House, Ireland, both parents of foreign birth
Joe, 21, M, works on farm, Ireland both parents of foreign birth
Dean, 18, M, works on farm, Ireland, both parents of foreign birth
Elizabeth, 16, F, works on farm, Ireland, both parents of foreign birth
James, 15, M, works on farm, Ireland, both parents of foreign birth
Nelson COMS, 48, M, Farm Laborer, KY

Indian Creek Voting Precinct

Patesville Post Office 21 July 1870

page 192

HH 104 Combs, David 42 VA
Mary 36 IN
Frances 15 IN
Mary 12 IN
Wm 9 IN
Colston 7 IN
Ellen 4 IN

page 193

HH 118 Combs, Uriah 58 Ky
Amanda 43 Ky
Henry 17 Ky
Sarah 15 Ky
Thos 12 Ky
John 10 Ky
Hannah 8 Ky
Wm 5 Ky
James 5 Ky
Nat 3/12 b March KY
Combs, Elizabeth 65 VA

DH Notes: I believe the age of Uriah is mistranscribed above. On the 1850 Spencer Co., Ky Census he is listed as 18 and his 1912 Hancock Co., Ky Death Certificate list his birth in 1830 (see below). Is Elizabeth his mother, and if so, was she Elizabeth HUDSON Combs? (See Spencer Co., KY) Was David in HH104 kin to Uriah?

Lewisport Voting District
Patesville Post Office 27 Aug 1870

page 209

HH 92 Combs, Ennis 26
Rebecca 21
BLINCO, Maria 29 domestic servant
Kate 10
Polly 6
Remus 4
ROBERTS, Ed 21 farm labor
OLIVE (sp), C. 22 TN farm labor

DH Notes: Ennis Combs, b 22 May 1844, Clark Co., KY, died 2 Jul 1920, Daviess Co., KY, son of Edward M. Combs & Louisa BUTLER per his Death Certificate.
08 Aug 1912 Kentucky Death Certificate. Uriah Combs, Jr., white male, occupation farmer, age 82 yrs 2 mos 2 ds, born 6 May 1880? Spencer Co., Ky, died 8 Aug 1912 Hancock Co., Ky, died of chronic bronchitis, son of Uriah Combs, Sr. born Spencer Co. & Betsey HUDSON born Spencer Co., Ky, informant John Combs, Havesville?, Ky (Transcribed by Debi Kendricks from microfilm copy)

Notes: If 82-2-2 years of age and died 08 Aug 1912, then birth date would be 06 Jun 1830. Conversely, if born 6 May 1880, and 08 Aug 1912, then age would be 32-3-2. No marriage record found for parents as yet.
Important: All Records collected for this county may not have been added here yet.