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Stewart County, Tennessee was established in 1803-4 from Montgomery Co, TN. In 1819, Hardin, Humphreys and Perry Cos were established from Stewart, and in 1821, Henry, Carrol, Henderson and Madison Cos. Today, Stewart is bordered on the north by Trigg Co, KY, on the east by Montgomery Co, TN, and on the south by Houston & Benton Cos, TN; and on the west by Henry Co, TN and Calloway Co, KY.

No Combs by surname have been located in early Stewart tax lists or census index 1830-1850 (earlier census not extant).

1840 Stewart Co, TN Census Index

Stewart Co, TNGenWeb

Page 339

Solomon Gwin;
Frances S Weaks;
Jno W Leigh;
James L James;
Samuel Stockor;
Searcy A Mitchell;
Woods Stockor :& Co;
William Bufford;
Henry Palmer;
William Kay Polly Cherry;
F L Sidebotoms;
William Bailey;
Jessee C Ingram;
James Lee;
John Kercheval;
William K Colson;
Jno A M Petty;
Joel Biggs;
J O Shackelford;
C C Clememts;
Thomas Shamwell;
James Kay;
Joselph B Bates/Bales;
Jerry BARNES (F Col);
Pally Weaks.

02 Aug 1847 Stewart County, Tennessee Marriages. Willy COMBS & Jeremiah BARNES

(Extracted by Combs Researcher Barbara Rivas from the Stewart Co, TNGenWeb's Marriages in Stewart by Groom)

1850 Stewart County, Tennessee Census

(1850 TN Census, Sistler & Associate, Nashville)

(No Combs by surname)

1166-923 Jeremiah BARNES 50 NC
Wiley 42 NC
Fredonia 6

Notes: Given the ages of the bride and groom and that Fredonia was b 3 years before they married, it would appear that their marriage was the second of either or both Jeremiah or Willy (Wilmouth?).