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Richmond County

1748 Solomon COMES [sp.?] petitioned the Governor's Council for a permit to run a ferry between Staten Island and New York City; permit denied.

(George D.A. Combes' 1925 Manuscript. Ref: Cat. Land Papers of NY, p. 252)

31 Oct 1750 Richmond Co, NY. Letters of Administration Granted 16 Nov 1745-19 Mar 1753 Solomon COMES, d intestate. Letter of Administration to Joseph ROYALL. (Extracted by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from Abstracts of Wills Vol IV 1744-1753, From The New York Historical Society Collections, this 1895 volume features abstracts of wills on file in the Surrogates Office, City of New York, from 1744 to 1753)

Notes: According to George D.A. Combes' 1925 manuscript (paraphrased), "This Solomon was possibly s/o Richard2 (Richard1) of Hempstead, Queens Co, NY, who was baptised with siblings in Grace Church, Jamaica, Queens Co, NY, on 14 Mar 1714. He was possibly also the same who married, license, 17 Sep 1738, New York, Sarah LEE [See Early NY Combs Marriages]. The name of Solomon also appears in the New Jersey families and this Solomon of Richmond County may not be a descendant of Richard. Children: Solomon4; m Sarah GUE; John; m. Dorothy HOYT; Betsey; m. David GUE of Newburgh, [Orange Co] NY.

(Sources not included for children of Solomon, nor their marriages).

1800-1830 Richmond Co, NY Census Indices

No Combs?

1840 Richmond Co, NY Census Index


p. 294

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