Mason County was established in 1804 from Kanawha. Jackson was est. in 1831 from Kanawha, Wood and Mason; and Putnam was est. in 1848 from Kanawha, Cabell and Mason. No Combs by surname have been located in Mason through 1850.

1870 Mason Co, WV Census

Transcribed by SHG, from images found at FamilySearch

Robinson Twp


p. 5; 17 Jun 1870

37/37 Combs William 71 MW works on farm VA
Sarah 43 FW keeping house VA
William H. 22 MW works on farm VA
Lafayette 18 MW work on farm VA
Mary F. 13 FW VA
Armelda 7 FW VA
KARNES, Jesse Jr. 25 MW works on farm -- 300 VA

Mason Co, WV Cemetery Records

(Provided to Combs Researcher Matt Combs by Researcher Kathy Hall)

Combs Cemetery

3.2 miles out Tribble Road, on left, 3 quarters of mile from road, in wooded area on high hill:

Note: Doesn't give starting point, but other cemeteries on this road have starting points of Routes 62 and 67. (Thom M)

Combs, Wm. H., Co. B., 22nd Va. Inf. CSA

Combs, wife of Wm. H., no name or dates

Combs, Henry Clay, 1856 - 1939

Combs, Lanora Anise, 1860 - 1848, dau of Mark and Mary SAYRE

Combs, Edgar, died Oct 29, 1907, age 21 yrs, 2 mo, 6 da

Combs, Ulysis Grant, 1900 - 1919

SAYRE, Rhoda Agnes 1897 - 1932

SAYRE - 2 infants of Rhoda SAYRE

Combs, 2 children of W. H. Combs

Additional information provided by Rebecca Williamson DeCoy

Notes: Henry Clay Combs, s/o William H. Combs of Jackson Co, VA.

Smith Church Cemetery

These graves located on the north side of the church. This section of the cemetery used after 1900.

Combs, William Darrell 1914-1920.

(Submitted by Thom M.)

Leon Cemetery

"on a hill above the town of Leon...probable burials [in old cemetery]"

Williamson, Mary [Combs] 1884-1967 [Ch: Eugene, Zera, Ney, Lydia, Landis, Torres]. Williamson, Eugene V. 1882-1950 [son of Henry C. and Lydia E. Williamson]

(Submitted by Thom M.)