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Johnson County was established in 1857 from Nemaha and Otoe.

1860 Johnson Co, NE Territory Census

Vestey Post Office

737 683 Combs, Jesse 26 m Farmer 900 230 Kentucky
Combs, Ann 23 f Missouri
Combs, Nancy 1 f Missouri
ROBERTS, Mary 23 f Tennessee
ROBERTS, Andrew J. 1 m Nebraska

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Bob George from NEGenWeb's 1860 NE Territorial Census; actual file located at FTP Site)

1870 Johnson Co, NE Census

Tecumseh Pct

p. 72 22 June 1870

22/22 JONES J. G., 35 m w Barber PA
Carrie, 35 f w Keeping House PA
MORGAN, R H, 22 m w Butcher NY
JONES, C D, 22 m w Blacksmith PA
JONES, Warren, 25 m w Laborer RE=$800 NY
Combs, N D, 38 m w Trader in Stock PP=$800 OH
Polly, 30 f w Keeping House NY
Minnie, 10 f w At Home IL
Eliza, 8 f w At Home IL
?asie, 4 f w IL
SHANGLE, J C, 2? m w Painter NJ

Notes: ND aka Nelson D Combs, s/o of John Milton Combs and Mary DAVIS of Knox Co., IL and Highland Co., OH. Nelson and Polly can be found in 1860 in Knox Co., IL. In 1880, ND Combs is living with Wilson H. Combs in Nemaha Co, NE where he is listed as being a brother. Polly was not with him in 1880 and no more information is available about what happened to his family. In 1900, there is a Nelson B. Combs, age 63, living in the Soldiers and Sailors Home in Adams Co., IL. He states he was born in OH and that his parents were both born in VA.

1880 Johnson Co, NE, Census, Surname Index

Lincoln Pct., ED 305

Page 10
Combs, Benton, 27

USGenWeb Archives

Nemaha Precinct

Page 7
Combs, Eliza, 10

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1885 Union Pacific Railroad Business Gazetteer

TECUMSEH, the county seat of Johnson…

Bridges, Jones & Combs, barbers.

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1885-6 Business Directory & Farmer's List of the Nebraska State Gazetteer
J.M. Wolfe & Co., Publishers

Johnson County Farmers Listing

Combs L B Sterling P.O.

USGenWeb NE Archive

1890 Union Pacific Railroad Gazetteer
Johnson County Farmers Listing


Combs E B
Combs L B

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Cook Cemetery

located 3/4 mile NW of Cook, Nebraska on Hwy 50

COMBS, Lewis H 1905 1942

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Spring Creek Cemetery
Tecumseh, Johnson Co., Nebraska

located 3 mile east and 2 1/2 mile north of Tecumseh


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Tecumseh Cemetery
Tecumseh, Johnson County, Nebraska


COMBS, Charles 56; 3; ---; 24 Jun 1934; 26 Jun 1934; Nemaha NE

COMBS, LeRoy Benton 56; 3; ---; 30 Aug 1916; 01 Sep 1916; Spr Creek Prec

COMBS, Lloyd W 56; 3; ---; 04 Oct 1918; 08 Oct 1918; Graf NE

COMBS, Mrs 29; 1; ---; ---; ---; ---

USGenWeb Archives

Official Report of Registration in Johnson County, Neb.,
on Tuesday, June 5, 1917

Lincoln Precinct

Combs, Lloyd W.

SUMMARY of Service Men from Johnson County during WW I
from "Nebraska Military" WWI Johnson County, Nebraska

Army Enlisted Casualties

Combs, Lloyd Wilber Tecumseh

USGenWeb Archives

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