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Morris Co NJ was established in 1739 from Hunterdon, and in 1753, Sussex Co was established from Morris.

May 7, 1777. The Pennsylvania Gazette. Extract of a letter from Morristown [present-day Morris or Middlesex Cos, NJ?], dated April 28 makes reference to Capt. COMBS who was wounded in battle, possibly a reference to Capt. John COMBS.

13 Feb 1780 Hannover, Morris County NJ Tax

COMBS, Thomas

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Bob George from

20 Jul 1783 Hanover, Morris Co, NJ Tax

COMBS, Thomas

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Bob George from

BG Notes: Thomas does not appear on 1784-1789 lists.

12 Nov 1808 Essex Co NJ. David COMBS m Anna RICHARDS. Served in 1814 in WRIGHT'S & FOWLES' Companies, 5th & 46th US Infantry, resided Morris Co, NJ.

(Index to War of 1812 Pension Files, Vol. 1, Virgil D. White)

1810 Essex Co, NJ Census

Not extracted yet? Not extant?

1820 Essex Co, NJ Census

Not extracted yet? Not extant?

1830 Essex Co, NJ Census

No Combs

18 Aug 1832 RW Moses N. COMBS, Continental & NJ Line, was born 02 Jan 1754, Newark, Essex Co, NJ & lived there at enlistment. He applied 18 Aug 1832 in Morris Co, NJ, a resident of Randolph NJ

(S2447, Genealogical Abstracts from Revolutionary War Pension Files, Virgil D. White).

1835 Federal Military Pension Roll. Morris Co NJ. Moses W. [sic] COMBS, Sergeant of Artillery, New Jersey Militia; pension commenced 04 Mar 1831, age 80 [b ca 1751]; placed on roll 11 Feb 1833, Annual Allowance $132; Sums Recd $396.

(United States Senate. Report from the Secretary of War, in Obedience to Resolutions of the Senate of the 5th and 30th of June, 1834, and the 3d of March, 1835, In Relation to the Pension Establishment of the United States. [New Jersey Section], Washington, D .C.: Duff Green, 1835)

1840 Morris Co, NJ Census Index

Randolph Twp

Page 219

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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