Stoddard County was established in 1835 from Cape Girardeau.

8 Jan 1892 - 15 Dec 1920 Extracted from Federal CW Pension File of William A. Combs who served in Company F. of the 6th Regt. Cavalry of Gallatin co, IL. On 8 Jan 1892, Ephraim Combs of Idalia, Stoddard Co, MO gave an affidavit on behalf of William A. Combs. On 20 Jan 1898 William A. Combs himself, now of Stoddard Co, MO, but still a resident of Gallatin Co, IL as late as 15 Jul 1889, also gave an affidavit. On 19 Sep 1916 Stoddard Co, MO, a Widow's Certificate was signed by William A.'s wife, Parthena Combs, age 73 years, 11 mos, 11 days, born 8 Oct 1842, Hopkins Co, KY. William A. Combs d 28 Oct 1909 and his widow, Parthena, on 15 Dec 1920. Of their children, May Combs, wife of E. B. FOULK, is also listed as having lived in (Bloomfield), Stoddard Co, MO

(Combs Researcher Hannah Friedlander)

HCF Notes: See full abstraction under Gallatin Co, IL. William Anderson Combs (s/o Jonathan Pettit Combs of Muhlenberg Co, KY and Gallatin Co, IL, and first wife, Isavilla DOLAN Combs) m 21 Feb 1866, Gallatin Co, IL, Parthena SPECKS. Ephraim Combs has not been identified, but was presumably the Ephraim Combs who also served in Company F of the 6th Cavalry (See 1861-1865) and also removed to Stoddard Co, MO. Was he William A.'s first cousin, Ephraim C. Combs, s/o Thomas and Evy WHITMER Combs of Muhlenberg Co, KY?

Cemetery tombstones provided to Combs Researcher Hannah Friedlander by Clerk of Stoddard Co Court, Bloomfield, MO, 21 Nov 1984:

Bloomfield Cemetery

Section A
David Omer Combs 1884-1926

Section C
Asariah Combs 1861-1936

Notes: Who were Asariah and David Omer Combs? Was Asariah named after Azariah DOSS, h/o Lydia HINES whose sister, Sarah, m Jesse Combs of Muhlenberg Co, KY and Posey Co, IN?

Dexter Cemetery

W. A. Combs 1835-1909
Parthena Combs 1842-1920

HCF Notes: William Anderson Combs (s/o Jonathan Pettit Combs and Isabella DOLAN Combs) and Parthena SPECK Combs m 21 Feb 1866, Gallatin Co, IL.

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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