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Scioto County was established in 1803 from Adams County.

1880 Scioto Co, Oh Census

FHL Film #1255064, NA Film # T9-1064


p. 157C

David COMBS Self M M W 36 Gardner OH PA OH
Emma J. Wife M F W 32 Keep House OH MD NY


p. 168B

Wm. H. K. COMBS, Self, M, M W 32 Com Laborer KY KY KY
Lucretia Wife, M, F W 23 Keep House VA VA IL
Delver Son, S, M W, 5 OH KY VA
Albert Son, S, M W, 2 OH KY VA

Note: Given the proximity to the below Nancy Combs, could the above Wm H. K. Combs, aka Harrison Combs, found as head of the household of John and Nancy Combs of Lawrence Co, OH in 1870.

p. 170A

Nancy COMBS Self W F W 60 Keep House VA VA NC
John Son S M W 19 Com Laborer VA KY VA
Vard Son S M W 16 Com Laborer KY KY VA
Nelson Other M M W 24 Com Laborer VA VA KY
Laura Wife M F W 18 House Keeper VA VA VA
Wm. BASSHAM Other M M W 27 Com Laborer OH OH OH
Annie Other M F W 21 Keep House VA VA KY
Waren Other M M W 35 Com Laborer VA VA VA
Hannah Other M F W 32 Keep House OH PA PA
Merritt Other S M W 8 OH VA OH
Robert Other S M W 6 OH VA OH
Annie Other S F W 5 OH VA OH
Daniel Other S M W 4 OH VA OH
Lillie Other S F W 2 OH VA OH
Dora Other S F W 2M OH VA OH

Notes: This family previously found in Lawrence Co, OH in 1870. The ancestry is unknown. Nancy appears to be the widow of one John Combs, born Ky.

p. 171D

David COMBS Self M M W 80 PA PA PA
Sophia Wife M F W 73 Keep House OH OH OH

WWI Draft Registration Card

Edgar Combs dated: 6-5-1917. He states that he was living in New Boston [Scioto County], that he was born 24 May 1890 [note year] in Salyersville [Magoffin Co], KY. He reported that he was married and had one child. He was described as tall and slender with brown eyes and brown hair. [I cannot read his occupation.] His employer appears to be Whittaker ??? Steel Co. of New Boston, OH.

Submitted by Jane McCann Walsh

14 Feb 1920 Wheelersburg, Scioto, OH Death Certificate
Edgar Combs
residence: Pink Creek;
male white married;
born 24 May 1891, Ky aged 29y8m20d;
father: Eliga Combs, born Ky;
mother: Artie Barnett, born Ky;
Informant Mrs Edgar Combs, Wheelersburg;
Burial Wheelersburg, OH 17 Feb 1920

Note: Don't know who this is.

Transcribed from image of original at FamilySearch by Deb Coombs

Note: Son of Elijah & Arty BARNETT Combs, (m: 6 Aug 1886 Magoffin Co, KY), s/o Matthew & Adaline WISE Combs in 1880 Magoffin Co, KY Census; “Eddy” in 1900 Census

1920 Scioto Co, OH Census

ED 137 - Wheelersburg


165/167, Combs, Edgar head owned home MW 29 M KY KY KY farmer
Alvira wife f w 29 married OH OH OH
Ruth L. dau. f w 4 KY KY OH
Harald G. son m w 2 OH KY OH

Submitted by Jane McCann Walsh

Scioto County Marriages

Note: These records were found on-line. The list was compiled from contributions to a (now defunct) web-site and the original sources are unknown, they should be used only as a reference point.

Combs, Amanda Hoyt, Henry Feb 22, 1827

Combs, Ann Chandler, Clark Dec 16, 1860

Combs, Elizabeth West, Pleasant Jan 29, 1857

Combs, Maria Thompson, James B. Nov 18, 1858

Combs, Sarah Kerr, Jacob Sep 18, 1851

Combs, Statis Stagg, Marlen Nov 3, 1829

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