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Dukes County, which is composed of Martha's Vineyard, the Elizabeth Islands, and Nomans Land, was established in 1683 by the Provincial Assembly of New York, and was acquired by the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1691. (Organization and Jurisdiction of the County of Dukes County, Dr. Charles Banks)

Towns in Dukes Co, MA
(extracted from the Duke Co, MAGenWeb)


1840 Dukes Co, MA Census Index


James M. COMBS

1850 Dukes Co, MA Census

(transcribed by Deb Coombs)


Roll 309 p. 395

133 James M. COOMBS, 38, M, Hatter, Rochester, NY
Salome, 38, F, Falmouth, MA
Calisle, 12, F, Tisbury, MA, attended school within the year
James M., 9, M, Edgartown, MA, attended school within the year
Harriet W., 7, F, Edgartown, MA, attended school within the year


12 Oct 1834 CHASE, Salome K. and James M. COOMBS (publishment of intention of marriage COOMS)

Extracted by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from Vital Records of Tisbury [Dukes Co], Massachusetts to the year 1850, Marriages

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