Evan Combs and Family
Ralph Dean Clark
P.O. Box 641188
Los Angeles, CA 90064-1188
Ultimate Family Tree, ver 2.5c
MARCUM Project Version 677
March 20, 1998
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1. Evan1 Combs was born in Kentucky circa 1830. Evan died
before 1887 in probably, Arkansas, at age unknown.
He married Elizabeth Barrett before 1854. Elizabeth was born circa 1836 in probably, Yancey Co, NC.
See her father's family for more information. Elizabeth was the daughter of John Barrett and
On May 6, 1887, Elizabeth applied in Arkansas for a widow's pension based on Evan's Civil War service.(1)
Elizabeth and her sons have not been found in the 1900 census.(2)
Between 15 Oct 1855 and 20 Dec 1857, Breathitt Co. Vital Records show their residence at the birth of their children was on Turkey Creek in
Breathitt Co. KY.
In the Census of 1860, Evan was listed as a head of household in Laurel Co, KY.(3) He served in the Civil War with William and John Barrett in Company H of the 24th Kentucky Infantry
Regiment. See the author's essay, The 24th Kentucky Infantry at Shiloh.(4)
The family hasn't been found in the 1870 census.(5)
In the 1880 Census, Evan was listed as a head of household 25 June 1880 in Logan Co, KY.(6)
Evan Combs and Elizabeth Barrett had the following children:
Jane Combs was born in Turkey Creek, Breathitt Co, KY October 15, 1855. Jane died at age unknown.
William B. Combs(7) was born in Middle Fork,
Breathitt Co, KY December 20, 1857. William died at age unknown.
John J. Combs was born in Kentucky circa 1861. John died at age unknown.
Wiley Combs was born in Kentucky circa 1866. Wiley died at age unknown.
Alfred Combs was born in Kentucky circa 1868. Alfred died at age unknown.
Eliza E. Combs was born in Kentucky circa 1872. Eliza died at age unknown.
James T. Combs was born in Kentucky circa 1873. James died at age unknown.
Henry E. Combs was born in Kentucky circa 1877. Henry died at age unknown.
2. Lucinda C.2 Combs (Evan1) was born in "Missing Place" no. 1113 circa 1854. Lucinda died at age unknown.
She married James Penrod January 11, 1877 in Logan Co, KY.(8) James was born. James died at age unknown.
Lucinda C. Combs and James Penrod had the following child:
Birgis3 Penrod was born in Kentucky circa 1878. Birgis died at age
Notes and References
. U.S. General Index to Pension Files 1861-1934
, (Nat'l Archives, microfilm), T288, Roll 92,
Co.H 24 Ky Inf, widow pension 561887 apl.354427 ctf.294525 (hereafter cited as T288 Index, Roll 92).
The author has examined the 1900 census soundex for the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Kentucky,
Missouri, Tennessee, and Texas, and the territory of Oklahoma, and did not identify any family headed by Elizabeth or any of her sons.
Evan Combs, 1860 US Census, Laurel Co. KY, P.406 L.18, Evan Combs 30 b.KY Farmer PE$200; Eliza 22
b.NC col.13; Lucinda C. 6, Jane 4, William 2, all ch. b.KY (hereafter cited as 1860 census, P.406 L.18, Laurel Co. KY
T288 Index, Roll 92, Co.H 24 Ky Inf, widow pension 561887 apl.354427 ctf.294525.
The author has examined, page by page, the 1870 census records of Laurel and Logan Counties, and did
not find the family listed.
Evans Combs, 1880 US Census, Logan Co. KY (Mag Dist #5, Hardison), ED.170 S.33 L.39, NA Film Series
T-9, Roll 429, National Archives, Washington, DC: Combs, Evans 50 b.KY fb.KY mb.NC Farmer; Elizabeth wife 45 b.NC f,m.b.NC Keeping house;
William son 22, John J son 19, Wiley son 14, Alferd son 12, all 4 boys Works on Farm, Eliza E dau 8, James T son 7, Henry E son 3, all ch.
b.KY fb.KY mb.NC; Penrod Lucinda dau 26 mar. b.KY fb.KY mb.NC At home; Birgis grson 2 b.KY, f,m.b.KY (hereafter cited as 1880 census, ED.170
S.33 L.39, Logan Co. KY
Breathitt Co. Vital Records - Births : Dec 20, 1857 W.B. Combs m, at Middle Fork, f. Evan Combs, m.
Elizabeth Barrett, res.par.-Turkey Creek.
Logan Co. Marriage Index (LDS Film 364, 549) refers to Book 3 p.243
Barrett, Elizabeth (marriage to Evan Combs)
Combs, Eliza E.
Combs, Henry E.
Combs, James T.
Combs, John J.
Combs, Lucinda C.
Combs, William B.
Penrod, James (marriage to Lucinda C. Combs)
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