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Kenton Co., KY was established in 1840 from Campbell Co., KY.
1860 Census Kenton Co., Kentucky (Extracted by Combs Researcher Deb Coombs)

Independence p. 287 & 288 HH 24/22
Rolvin COMBS, 29, M, Merchant, $2500/2300, ME
Salena J., 21, F, KY
Elizabeth, 64, F, ME
Charlotte N., 25, F, ME
Wm. CAIN, 19, M, Clerk, KY
1910 Census Covington Ward 2, Kenton, Kentucky; Roll: T624_488; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 87 1117 Washington, HH 146/210 (transcribed by Deb Coombs)
Benjaman F Combs 60 m1 36 KY KY KY none
Mary F Combs wife 51 m1 36 9 8 KY KY KY
Benjamen Combs son 25 s KY KY KY fireman railroad
Ada Combs daughter 18 s KY KY KY
Edward S Combs son 16 s KY KY KY monitor file factory
Grace Combs grandaughter 15 s KY KY KY pressor file factory
Rufus Combs son 14 s KY KY KY mounter file factory
Charles A Combs son 12 s KY KY KY
Louis Adams boarder 20 s TX TX TX worker file factory

NOTE: See Benjamin F. Combs in 1880 and 1900 Census in Pendleton Co., KY. See his Death Certificate below for clues to his identity. He married Mary Frances Milner; see her 6 Dec 1940 Kenton Co., KY Death Certificate below. See also the 9 Jan 1941 Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH Death Certificate for his son Edward Sherman Combs.
28 Jun 1926 extracted by Kate Riley from Kenton Co. Marriages: Marriage Licenses Volume 8, No. 92 from LDS film #0551094:

Edward G. Stratton age 42, divorced to Stella Combs age 27, divorced
Husbands place of birth: Anderson Co KY
Husbands Residence: Lexington
Wife's place of birth: Clark Co KY
Wife's Residence: Lexington
Parents of Husband: E.B. Stratton, Lucy Stratton
Parents of Wife: Elija Combs, Elizabeth Combs
Husbands Occupation: Conductor
Date of License: 28 June 1926
Married by Joseph W. Hagen of the Christian Church on 28 June 1926 at
Covington, KY
Witnesses: Mrs. J.W. Hagen and Mrs Thomas Murphy Rev______?(illegible)

Kate Riley Notes: Edward G. Stratton was shot two years later in June 1928 in Letcher Co KY. Stella apparently was in Arizona for her health at the time.
23 May 1934 Kentucky Death Certificate Benjamin Frank Combs; white male; farmer; married wife Fannie Combs; age 87 yrs 3 mos 28 ds; born 25 Jan 1847 Ky; died 23 May 1934 Covington, Kenton Co., Ky; died of age and gangrene; son of Nathan Combs born Ky and Kitty Ann LITTERELL born Ky; buried Highland Cem 26 May 1934; undertaker Allison & Rose of Covington; informant Mrs. Frank Combs (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Kendrick from microfilm copy)

Notes: 27 Sep 1846, Clark Co., KY, one Stephen D. [sic] Combs married Kitty Ann LITTRELL. The 1850 Clark Co., KY census includes the household of Stephen D. and Kitty Combs with sons, William S., age 3, and Benjamin, age 1. On 24 Apr 1857, a Lexington, Fayette Co., KY Published Announcement (newspaper) listed the marriage of Mrs. Kitty Ann Combs to Werter Combs, both of Clarke Co. Were both Kitty's Kitty Ann LITTRELL? Is Nathan an error? See also 14 Sep 1910 Fayette Co., Kentucky Death Certificate of Rufus K. Combs listing his parents as Worter Combs and Kittie Litterell.
22 Aug 1939 Kentucky Death Certificate #20706; Charles Combs: resides 314 W. ?6th St.; male, white, single, welder; age 41 yrs 7 mos 9 ds; born 13 Jan 1898 Ky; died 22 Aug 1939 Covington, Kenton Co., KY of pulmonary tuberculosis; son of Ben Combs born Ky & Fanny Miller born Ky; informant: Mrs. Decoursey, 1002 Park Drive, Park Hill; buried Highland 24 Aug 1939 by Allison & Rose of Covington, Ky. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
6 Dec 1940 Kentucky Death Certificate for Mary Frances Combs: Place of Death: Covington, Kenton Co., KY; female, white, widow; Born: 30 Apr 1853, Pendleton Co., KY, aged 87yr 7mo yda; Husband: Ben F. Combs; Father: John A. Milner, Harrison Co., Kentucky; Mother: Minerva Millner, Harrison Co., KY; Informant Laura Rogers, East Palestine, Ohio;

Note: See the 1910 Census above for the HH of Benjamin F. Combs. They resided in Pendleton Co., KY in 1880 and 1900. Her husband's death certificate is above dated 23 May 1934.
24 May 1991 Kentucky Vital Records Death Index: Nancy C Combs Death date 19910524 Age 092 Sex female Race White Placecode 259 Place Kenton Residence 259 Volume 026 Cert 12929 Death vol 91 Decedent's name: Nancy C. Combs, Sex: Female, Date of death: May 24, 1991, Social security Nr., 403-70-3803, Age: 92, Date of birth: 08/14/1898, Birthplace: Ky., Was decedent ever in the U.S. Armed Forces?.: No, Place of death: Residence, Facility: 702 Garrard Street, City: Covington: County: Kenton, Marital status: Widow(er), Occupation: Homemaker, Business: Own home, Residence State: Ky, County: Kenton, City: Covington, Street: 702 Garrard Street, Inside city limits?.: Yes, Zip Code; 41011, Was decedent of hispanic origin?: No, Race; White, Education: Unknown, Fathers name: William D. OWENS, Mothers maiden name: Elizabeth QUINN, Informant: Juanita KROGER, Address: 702 Garrard Street Covington, Ky. 41011, Method of disposition: Burial, Place of disposition: Winchester Cemetery, Location: Winchester, Ky., Signature: Irene H. MCCRACHEN (Signature), Undertaker: Middendorf-Bullock (L) 461 Elm St. Ludlow Ky., 41016, Date: 5/30/91, Name and address of person who completed cause of death: Ralph F. Huller, M.D. 3104 Dixie Highway, Erlanger, Kentucky 41018, Time of death: 3:45A.M., Date: May 24, 1991, Cause of death: Artereosclerotic heart disease. Death Certificate furnished by Combs researcher (Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
Important: All records collected for this county may not have been added here as yet,