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Male 1828 - 1907  (79 years)


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  • Name Combs, Russell 
    Nickname Hacker 
    Born 2 Mar 1828  Crafts Colly (Ermine), Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • He was listed as a sole householder (household #102, Dist. No. 2) under his nickname Hacker Combs. His immediate neighbors were Edward Polly Jr. and David Polly.
    Census 1860  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • In 1860 he was listed as "Russel Combs" in the census.
    Census 1880  Millstone, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • The household was enumerated as follows:
      Russel H. Combs, M, 51, b. Kentucky, United States
      wife: Dicy M. Combs, F, 44, b. Kentucky, United States
      son: Edward Combs, M, 23, b. Kentucky, United States
      dau: Evaline Combs, F, 17, b. Kentucky, United States
      son: George W. Combs, M, 14, b. Kentucky, United States
      son: Shade Combs, M, 12, b. Kentucky, United States
      dau: Ritter Combs, F, 9, b. Kentucky, United States
      dau: Manerva Combs, F, 7, b. Kentucky, United States
      dau: Jane Combs, F, 6, b. Kentucky, United States
      son: Joseph Combs, M, 4, b. Kentucky, United States
      son: James Combs, M, 3, b. Kentucky, United States
      son: Mack Combs, M, 1, b. Kentucky, United States
    Census 1900  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address:
    Magisterial District 1 
    • The household was enumerated as follows:
       Hacher Combs, M, white, married, b. Feb 1829, KY
      spouse: Dicy Combs, F, white, married, b. Oct 1834, KY
      child: Mack Combs, M, white, single, b. Feb 1879, KY
      Mack Combs (grandson), M, white, single, b. May 1890, KY
    Died 29 Jun 1907  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Combs Cemetery, Ermine, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstone, Pvt. Russell Hacker Combs, CSA (1828-1907)
    Headstone, Pvt. Russell Hacker Combs, CSA (1828-1907)
    Person ID I36  Pioneers of the Appalachian Highlands
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2019 

    Father Combs, Shadrack,   b. Abt 1784, Surry, North Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1869, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Mother Davis, Martha,   b. Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1840, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F476  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Polly, Leodicia M.,   b. Oct 1834, Perry, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1910, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)  [8, 11, 12
    Married 1852  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tnsfr 14 Dec 1870  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    lands owned on Smoot Creek 
    • Deed Recorded in BookC, pp. 609-610
    Tnsfr 29 Nov 1882  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    a one tract of land containing two hundred and fifty acres, more or less, situated on the waters of Smoot Creek 
    • Deed Recorded in DeedBook G, p. 455
    Tnsfr 24 Aug 1885  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    a tract of land on the North Fork of the Kentucky River above the town of Whitesburg 
    • Deed Recorded in DeedBook H, pp. 529-530
    Children 
     1. Combs, Henry Russell,   b. 25 Mar 1853, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1876, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     2. Combs, Edward,   b. 25 Mar 1855, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1883, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     3. Combs, Lavinia,   b. 11 Jan 1857, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1936  (Age 79 years)
     4. Combs, William,   b. 5 Mar 1859, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Combs, Evaline,   b. 7 Mar 1863, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1947, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. Combs, Elder George Washington,   b. 10 May 1865, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1948, Southdown, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     7. Combs, Henrietta,   b. 27 May 1867, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1942  (Age 75 years)
     8. Combs, Shadrick R.,   b. 8 Mar 1869, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1946, Sumner, Tennessee, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     9. Combs, Manerva,   b. 11 Jan 1871, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1954, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     10. Combs, Jane,   b. 4 Sep 1873, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1948  (Age 75 years)
     11. Combs, Joseph,   b. 8 Aug 1874, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1964, Crafts Colly (Ermine), Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     12. Combs, James,   b. 18 Apr 1877, Smoot Creek (Van), Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1967, Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     13. Combs, Enoch,   b. 18 Feb 1879, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1970, Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Mar 1828 - Crafts Colly (Ermine), Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1852 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTnsfr - lands owned on Smoot Creek - 14 Dec 1870 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Millstone, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTnsfr - a one tract of land containing two hundred and fifty acres, more or less, situated on the waters of Smoot Creek - 29 Nov 1882 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTnsfr - a tract of land on the North Fork of the Kentucky River above the town of Whitesburg - 24 Aug 1885 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    Magisterial District 1 - 1900 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Jun 1907 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Combs Cemetery, Ermine, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents
    RussellCombs GrantorDeed 1885.doc
    RussellCombs GrantorDeed 1885.doc
    Deed from Russell H. and Dicy Combs to Wm. M. Sturgill
    RussellCombs GrantorDeed 1882.doc
    RussellCombs GrantorDeed 1882.doc
    Deed between Russell H. Combs and Dicy Combs to Wesley Banks
    RussellCombs GrantorDeed 1870.doc
    RussellCombs GrantorDeed 1870.doc
    Deed, Russell H. Combs to Shadrach Combs, Sheriff

  • Sources 
    1. [S19043] Russell Combs in entry for Edward Combs, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960".

    2. [S19044] Russell Combs in entry for Henry Russell Combs, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960".

    3. [S19045] Russell Combs in entry for Shade R. Combs, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955".

    4. [S19046] Russel Combs in entry for William Combs, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960".

    5. [S19047] Russel Combs in entry for Joseph Combs, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960".

    6. [S19048] H. R. Combs in entry for George W. Combs, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1955".

    7. [S1338] Hacker Combs, "United States Census, 1850".

    8. [S1339] Russel Combs, "United States Census, 1860".

    9. [S19042] Russel H Combs, "United States Census, 1880".

    10. [S19051] Hacher Combs, "United States Census, 1900".

    11. [S1340] Russel H. Combs, "United States Census, 1880".

    12. [S1341] George W. Combs in household of Russel H. Combs, "United States Census, 1880".