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Knox County was established in 1808 from Fairfield. In 1844, Morrow was est. from Knox, Marion, Delaware and Richland.

ca 1837 Mt. Vernone, Knox Co, OH. Born: Gertrude COMBS, d/o Presley & Ann Stuart RYAN Combs.

Notes: According to the DAR Lineage (Vol. 30) of the above Gertrude COOMBS [sic], later w/o Noble Thomas CAMPBELL, she was born in Mt. Vernon, Knox Co, OH, d/o Presley COOMBS & Ann Stuart RYAN, and gd/o "John COOMBS and Nancy VINNANDER his wife." See the Combs &c. Research Report for Rev. War Soldier John COMBS who m (2) 18 Jan 1797, Loudoun Co, VA, Ann "Nancy" GREEN, widow of George VENANDER (Loudoun marriage Bond 2 Jan 1794) No marriage record has been located as yet for Presley and Ann Stuart RYAN, whoare on the 1830 Loudoun Co, VA census, and had moved on to Allegheny Co, PA between 1840 and 1850 based on that county's 1850 census.

1840 Knox Co, OH Census Index


p. 249

Mt Vernon Twp

p. 367
William COMBS

1850/05 Ohio Mortality Schedule, Knox County. COMBS, John M., b OH, age 9 mos., d May 1850 of Lung Fever

(Combs Researcher Pat Orton)

1850 Knox Co, OH Census Index

Clinton Twp

p. 261
Clarissa COMB

Mt Vernon 1st Ward

p. 234
Grace COMB

Mt Vernon 3rd Ward

p. 221
William T. COMB

Mt Vernon 4th Ward

p. 247
Charity COOMBS
William COMBS

1850 Knox Co, OH Census

Roll: M432_700

Mount Vernon Ward 4

p. 247

William Combs, 42, m, livery, VA
Barbara E., 35, f, Va
Anna M., 14, f, OH
Charles W., 12, m, OH
Eliza, 10, f, OH
Ellen, 8, f, OH
Henry, 6, m, OH
Amanda, 4, f, OH
Sarah E. 2, f, OH
Eliza McCray, 37, f, VA

transcribed by Deb Coombs, proofed and corrected by Jane McCann Walsh

Note: This appears to be William Combs, son of John Combs and 2nd wife Nancy Vinvander, who married Barbara McCray in Shelbourne Par., Loudoun Co, VA 14 September 1835. John was a son of Andrew Combs who died in Loudoun Co, VA.

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