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The original precinct of Archdale in Bath County (established in 1705, and named after Governor John ARCHDALE) was renamed Craven in 1712. In 1778, Jones Co was est. from Craven and in 1872, Pamlico was est. from Beaufort and Craven.

20 Jan 1754 (Craven Co., NC) Edward HARBERT. Will. Jan 20 1754 May Court 1754; Sons: Edward and John; Four other children not named; Ex: Edward HARBERT (son); Witness: James Combs, Henry GIBBONS, William RIGSBY; CC: Sol. REW. (Abstracts of North Carolina Wills 1690-1760 by Grimes, Page 149)

1768, 1769, 1770 - Craven Co NC Tithe Lists

Combs, James

(Census Index: Colonial America, 1607-1789

Note: The appearance of James Combs in both 1754 and in 1768-70 negates any possibility that he was the James Combs of Rowan Co NC in 1768.

01 Jul 1796 (Craven Co NC) New Bern Post Office July 1, 1796. List of letters remaining in Post Office at New Bern. John Joseph COMBES ("Abstracts from the North Carolina Gazette of New Bern, NC 1791-1798, Vol II" by Raymond Parker Fouts)

Notes: See John Joseph Combs records in Chowan Co NC

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