Callaway County was organized on November 25, 1820.

1840 Callaway Co, Mo Census Index

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2 Apr 1844 Obituary Tuesday October 27, 1908, Fulton, Callaway, Missouri, Fulton Telegraph

Mrs. J. R. Brooks was born April 2, 1844 and died October 23, 1908. She had been a member of Dry Fork Church for a number of years and was the mother of eight children, four of whom are left to mourn her death. William T. Brooks of Fulton, Church Brooks of Columbia, Mrs. Annie Reno of Mokane and Mrs.Clara Rogers of McKittrick. She was the daughter of William Dozier and Sarah Combs, both natives of KY

Herring Family of Calloway Co, MO

1850 Callaway Co, MO Census

12th District

p. 241, Oct 3, 1850

648/648 Wm DOSIA 56 M Farmer RE=$1175 KY
Sarah 46 F b KY
Elizabeth 24 F MO [b 29 June 1825]
Amanda 19 F MO
Martha 17 F MO
William 14 M MO
Thomas E 12 M MO
James 11 M MO
Ann 11 F MO
Catharine 6 F MO [b 2 April 1844]

Notes: William DOZIER who married Sally Combs 01 Jul 1820, Clark Co, KY. Sarah, d/o of Benjamin B. Combs (son of Cuthbert & Sarah “Sallie” EVANS Combs) who married Elizabeth “Betsy” PAYNE (daughter of William & Mary GRIMES Payne). William and Sarah's daughter Elizabeth (b 29 June 1825) married J W CHANEY (see Dry Fork cemetery record below). Records relative to an 1836 Christian Co, KY Chancery suit state William and Sarah were not residents of the Commonwealth.

More notes on Family: Daughter Elizabeth married J W CHANEY. Daughter Catharine married James Richard Brooks. Daughter Martha married Irvin S NEVINS Mar 12 1856. See Dry Creek Cemetery information (below) for more detail. Amanda may be the same who married Dec 17 1856 Duly, William M. (Source: Calloway Co Marriages)

1860 Callaway Co, MO Census

Round Prairie Twp

PO Boydsville

p. 90, July 20 1860

640/615 William DOZIER, 67, M, Farmer, RE=$2400, PP=$3100 KY
Sarah, 57, F KY
James, 19, M, farm labor MO
Ann, 19, F MO
Catherine, 16, F MO [b 2 April 1844]
William Alexander, 14, M MO
Christopher ditto, 12, M MO

Notes: Dry Fork Cemetery notes (see below) for one Catherine DOZIER Brooks, wife of James Richard BROOKS, state she was the d/o of Thomas DOZIER and Sarah Combs; however, it was William DOZIER who married Sarah Combs. Additional comments in cemetery notes states that her obituary identifies mother as Sarah Combs.

1870 Callaway Co, MO Census

Fulton Twp

p.9/318 June 16 1870

57/57 Combs Marcus A., 63, M, W, Farmer, RE=$0, PP=$200 KY
Susan, 47, F, W, Keeping House KY
Benjamin, 26, M, W, Farm Laborer KY
Sarah, 21, F, W, At Home KY
Lucy, 19, F, W KY
Frankie, 16, F, W KY
Ann, 14, F, W KY
Rosa Ann, 12, F, W KY
Archadial, 9, F, W KY

Notes: Marquis A. Combs (s/o Cuthbert & Sallie DANIEL Combs, Jr.) m 14 Mar 1840, Clark Co KY, Susan ADAMS, d/o Robert ADAMS. See 1850 Clark, 1860 Powell. See also the Combs &c. Photo Gallery for photos of children of Marquis A. & Susan. Per Combs researcher Barbara RIVAS: Arkie Dile II (Archadial) Combs, b 13 Jul 1861 KY, d 31 Oct 1912 Ponca City, Kay Co., OK; m (1) 12/22 Jan 1880 Fulton, Callaway Co., MO Charles G. Turley (b. 17 Jul 1857 in Fulton, Callaway Co., MO d. 28 Apr 1893 in Callaway Co., MO), and m (2) Kiefer Ravenscraft (b 1869 d 1944)

Round Prairie Twp

Fulton PO

p. 17/449, Aug 9 1870

99/99 DOZUR, Sally, 67, F, W, Keeping House, Re=$1600, KY
James H, 28, M, W, Farmer, PP=$480 MO

Notes: James R BROOKS and wife Catherine, d/o of Wm & Sarah Combs DOZIER are next door.

1876 Callaway Co, MO State Census

Source: Missouri State Census Collection, 1844-1881 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: Missouri State Censuses. Jefferson City, MO, USA: Missouri State Archives. Submitted by Barbara RIVAS

Township 47

Robert Combs age 21-45
Susan A age 21-45
Julia F under 10 yrs
John H under 10 yrs
Nannie B under 10 yrs
William E under 10 yrs
Marcus A under 10 yrs
James under 10 yrs
Saml J Combs under 10 yrs

1880 Callaway Co, Census

Fulton Twp

Robert Combs 37 MO
Susan 31 KY
Julia F 14
Jno H 17
Nanny B 10
Wm. E. 9
Nina 2 Mo
Sarah Jane 11/12 Mo.
Jno PHIPPS 32 KY b-i-l

(Transcribed by Combs Researcher Barbara Rivas from Notes of Mrs. Opal T. Combs)

Notes: Robert Combs, b 26 Nov 1842 Millersburg, Callaway Co MO; d 7 Mar 1932 Yale, Payne Co, OK; m 17 May 1866 Stanton, Powell Co, KY, Susan Ann PHIPPS; s/o Marcus (Marquis) A. & Susan ADAMS Combs. (Robert Combs Bible Record & Barbara Rivas Combs Family Tree) See Also 1900 US Census, Boone Co MO, of Robert Combs Family.

Round Prairie Twp

ED 36

pp 19/668, June 11, 1880

DOZIER, James H, W, M, 40, Md, Farmer MO KY KY
Lon F, Wife, W, F, 35, Md, Keeping House MO VA VA
James T, Son, W, M, 7 MO MO MO
John W, Son, W, M, 5 MO MO MO
Lesley B, Son, W, M, 1 MO MO MO
Sarah, Mother, W, F, 77, Wid KY VA VA

North Fulton Township

Enumerated on the 4th day of June 1880. Numeration Dist. No. 27"

48/50 CHRISTOPHER, Jnoth W. M. 21 Farmer

49/51 HERRING (?), Nathan W M 78 Farmer

50/52 La RUE (?), Parker W M 47 Farmer

51/53 Combs, MARCUS A W M 73 Farmer
SUSAN W F 56 Wife Keeping House
S. A. W. F. 25 Daughter no occupation
JOHN W M 23 Son at home
R. Ann W F 21 Daughter no occupation

52/54 HERRING (?), Rich. W M 75 Farmer

53/55 THATCHER, John W M 47 Farmer

54/56 MOON, John W M 44 Farmer

55/57 HARDIN, ROSA M. W. F 58 Farmer
Fayette W M 18 SON at home
Sallie P. W F 16 Daughter no occupation
LESTER, Wm W M 7 Grand Son at school
WILCOX, Robt A. W. M. 5 Grand Son

56/58 YOUNG, Charlotte W F 57 Farmer

(Transcribed by Combs Researcher Barbara Rivas)

Notes: Marquis A. Combs (s/o Cuthbert & Sallie DANIEL Combs, Jr.) m 14 Mar 1840, Clark Co KY, Susan ADAMS, d/o Robert ADAMS. See 1850 Clark, 1860 Powell. See also the Combs &c. Photo Gallery for photos of children of Marquis A. & Susan.

18 Sep 1882 Callaway Co MO. John C. [Cuthbert] Combs m Sallie P. [Price] HARDIN.

(Combs Researcher Barbara Rivas who adds that John C. was the s/o Marquis Alfred & Susan ADAMS Combs)

1900 Fulton, Callaway Co. Mo.

Combs, John C. Jan 1856 KY
Sallie P. Apr 1864 MO
Allie M Jun 1883
Clarence E Nov 1885
Hattie B Jul 1887

(Transcribed by Combs Researcher Barbara Rivas from Notes of Mrs. Opal T. Combs)

Notes: John Cuthbert Combs, b 11 Jan 1856 Powell Co, KY; d 8 May 1938 Ponca City, Kay Co OK; m 18 Sept 1882 Fulton, Callaway Co. MO, Sallie Price HARDIN; s/o Marcus (Marquis) A. & Susan ADAMS Combs. (Barbara Rivas Combs Family Tree)

Tombstone, Callaway County, Missouri:

Marquis A. Combs Died Mar 6, 1894, Aged 87 yrs, 3(?) months 16 days

Susan wife of M.A.Combs Died Feb 14, 1890 Aged 68 yrs 6 mos 2 days

(Transcribed by Combs Researcher Barbara Rivas who adds that the dates are being read from small photographs of the tombstones, and that ages should be taken from other documents for the time being w/possible corrections being added later.)

Dry Fork Cemetery, Callaway County, Missouri

Township 47N-Range 10W. Dry Fork is located two and one half miles north and west of Guthrie, Missouri. The Eleven Founding Members of Dry Fork Baptist Church were William Dozier, Sarah Dozier, Elizabeth Dozier, Caroline Dozier, John Holt, Mary Holt, Timothy Holt, Harriet Holt, Robert Brandon, Nancy Dorton, & Emily Branham.

Journal Dry Fork Cemetery

BROOKS, James Richard- no stone- born May 10, 1837 and died July 30, 1904 in Callaway County

BROOKS, Catherine Dozier - daughter of Thomas Dozier and Sarah Combs from Kentucky no stone- born April 2, 1844 and died October 23, 1908 in Callaway County

The next three are children of J. R. Brooks and Catherine Dozier- no stones
Elisabeth BROOKS born February 2, 1862. She probably died as an infant as she is not on the 1870 census. Birth date was taken from family bible.
Turner Lee BROOKS born in June 1864 was also not on the 1870 census and his birth date was taken from the family bible.
Martha [Mattie] BROOKS was born July 24, 1865. She was burned severely on a wood stove and died from her injuries and consumption in the 1880’s. Her actual death date is not known.

Missouri GENWeb Archive

William DOZIER, husband of Sarah Combs. He died Dec 31, 1863. He married 01 Jul 1820, Clark Co., KY. Sarah, d/o of Benjamin B. Combs (son of Cuthbert & Sarah “Sallie” EVANS Combs) married Elizabeth “Betsy” PAYNE (daughter of William & Mary GRIMES Payne). No marker has been found for Sarah. Photo of William's tombstone

Elizabeth, wife of J.W. CHANEY, died Jan. 20, 1890 aged 64 ys. 6 ms. 22 d. Elizabeth Dozier was the second wife of Joseph W. Chaney. She was born in Missouri June 29, 1825, a daughter of William DOZIER and Sarah Combs. Photo of tombstone.

Richard E. son of J.W. and E. CHANEY, born Aug. 11, 1865 died Aug. 8, 1886 Richard Edmund Chaney was a son of Joseph W. Chaney and Elizabeth Dozier. He was a grandson of Reuben Chaney and Julia Deupree, and, William Dozier and Sarah Combs.

Irvin L. NEVINS, Died Oct. 5, 187? stone is broken. Irvin L. Nevins was a son of James Nevins and Nancy E. Nevins. He was born about 1831 in Callaway Co., Missouri. On March 12, 1856 he married Martha DOZIER in Callaway Co, Missouri. Photo of tombstone

Submitted by Barbara Rivas

Callaway Memorial Gardens

Frederich H. Coombs
Birth: May 19, 1885
Macon County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 23, 1954
Callaway County
Missouri, USA

Find A Grave submitted by Batbara Rivas

Callaway County MO Marriages

Combs Marriages

  Combs, Jackson - Gardner, Sarah - Nov 9 1858
  Combs, Jesse - Cobb, Virginia - Jan 24 1867
  Wilfley, John S - Combs, Lucy B - Dec 7 1870
  James Miller - Miss Mollie B. Combs 9 May 1871 C278
  Benjamin Combs - Miss S. Fannie C. Haynes 7 Jun 1874 C373
  Charles G. Turley - Miss Arkn Dial Combs 22 Jan 1880 D93
  John B. Combs - Miss Sallie P. H. Hardin 19 Aug 1882 E91
  Franklin Pierce Blount - Miss Elizabeth Combs 18 Jan 1883 E128
  Rhodes Meed - Miss Rosa A. Combs 21 Dec 1886 F81
  Carson Berry - Miss Nina Combs 1 Oct 1901 xx
  E. C. Combs - Miss Alva L. Craghead 1 Sept 1909 I-388

Comer Marriages

  Comer, James H - Overton, Nancy E - Dec 22 1863
  Comer, John - Overton, Bettie - Jan 11 1866
  Comer, John E - McGary, Nancy - Oct 8 1832
  Comer, William - Leopard, Mrs Henrietta - Mar 17 1864
  Comer, William A - Frazier, Martha A - Oct 25 1866
  Nevins, Joseph D - Comer, Martha Ann - Mar 26 1856
  Whitefield, Weir - Comer, Amanda - Jan 17 1867

DOZIER Marriages

  Bass, Eli M - Dozier, Caroline M - Sep 12 1849
  Duly, William M - Dozier, Amanda - Dec 17 1856
  Nevins, Irvine S - Dozier, Martha - Mar 12 1856
  Nevins, Baxton S - Dozier, Sallie A - Mar 20 1860
  Neil, Henry [Audrain Co] - Dozier, Sally A - ______ 1861
  James A. Dozier - Mrs. Lou L. Dozier 23 Sept 1877 C473
  Hollace L. Dozier - Miss Mamie Emmons 27 Feb 1899 H125

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

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