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6 Feb 1911 Kentucky Death Certificate of Mrs. Callie J. WILSON, cert. # 4758, white, widowed, female; born: 1 Mar 1878 Owsley Co KY;age: 32 yrs 11 mos 6 ds; died:6 Feb 1911 Owsley Co Ky tuberculosis of lungs; daughter of Robert EVERSOLE born Perry Co KY & Mary J. COMBS born Perry Co KY; informant: Mrs. Mary J. WILSON, Sturgeon, KY; buried: Wilson Cemetery, Owsley Co, 7 Feb 1911; by Robert S. WILSON (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

Notes: Mary J. COMBS b 1857, is believed by some Owsley Co KY researchers to be the daughter of Elijah and Nancy BEGLEY Combs listed on the 1860 Perry Co KY Census AND the same Mary COMBS age 12 listed in the 1870 Owsley Co HH of Jackson and S. Catherine RASNER Combs. Robert EVERSOLE is also listed in this 1870 HH. Jackson was the son of Jackson G. & Martha "Patsy" CRANK? Combs.Jackson G. & Patsy had another son, Elijah, who is about the same age as Elijah who married Nancy BEGLEY. Was he their son? Mary J. was married 1st to Robert EVERSOLE and listed as a widow in 1880 Owsley Co KY with two children. She later married Robert S. WILSON.
28 May 1911  Kentucky Death Certificate #134486 of Artimecia COMBS; white female single; age: 82 yrs 8 mos 20 ds; occupation: house wife; born: 8 Sept 1828 Owsley Co., Ky; died: 28 May 1911 Owsley Co., Ky of old age; buried: Newman Graveyard 30 May 1911 by James S. COMBS of Pebworth, Ky; son of Claiborn COMBS born NC & Sarah COMBS born NC; informant: James S. COMBS of Pebworth, Ky; filed 7 June 1911 W. B. BRANDENBURG (Abstracted by Combs Researcher Debi Kendrick from microfilm copy)

Notes: Claiborne COMBS married Sarah "Sallie" COMBS, daughter of RW John "8" COMBS and widow of James HUNDLEY. James Slaughter COMBS was Artemicia's son.
28 Jul 1911 Kentucky Death Certificate of Susan DEATON, cert # 19319, white, married, female, born 1832 Owsley Co Ky* [sic], age 79 yrs; died: 28 July 1911 Owsley Co Ky tuberculosis of lungs; daughter of Harvy COMBS bOwsley Co Ky & Betty PARSONS b Ky; informant: Granville COMBS, Conkling, Ky; buried: On Richard C. _____ farm 29 Jul 1911 (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

Notes: Susan COMBS was married to William DEATON. Harvey COMBS was the son of James HUNDLEY and Sarah "Sallie" COMBS. Sally married Claiborne COMBS and apparently Harvey used this name instead of HUNDLEY. *Owsley Co KY wasn't formed till 1843.
24 Sep 1911 Kentucky Death Certificate #24241 of Lewis RASNER, white, married, male, farmer, born KY; age: about 52; died 24 Sep 1911 Owsley Co KY; son of Claiborn RASNER b KY and Jenirah COMBS b KY; informant: John RASNER of Booneville, KY; buried Booneville Cemetery 26 Sep 1911 by R.W. BECKNELL of Booneville, KY. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

Note: Lewis RASNER b 20 Nov 1859 d 24 Sep 1911, is buried in the Hogg Cem. as transcribed by D.L. Brewer. Lewis was married to Jemima COMBS, daughter of Tarlton and Jemima SPICER Combs.
12 Dec 1911 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 081 Cert 32396 Deathvol 11 Place of death: County: Owsley, Vot pct 4, Town: Ricetown, Full name: Still birth (Samuel 3 Combs), Sex: Not known, Color or race: White, Date of birth: 12/12/1911, Age: Stilbirth, Birthplace: Owsley Co. Ky., Name of father: Samuel Combs, Birthplace: Owsley Co., Mothers maiden name: Mary B. Bowman, Birthplace: Owsley Co., Informant: Nora Behymes (sic), Address: Ricetown, KY., Filed: Jan 1, 1912, S.A. Gabbard, Registrar, Date of death: 12/12/1911, Place of burial: Gabby Cem (sic scribbled), Date of burial: 21/2/1911 (sic), Undertaker: County side folks (sic). (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
24 Jul 1912 Kentucky Death Certificate cert# 18260 for Mary COMBS white female married age: 70 yrs 6 mos 10 ds occupation: housewife born: 15 Jan 1844 Owsley Co., Ky died: 24 July 1912 Owsley Co., Ky rheumatism buried: Anderson Graveyard 24 July 1912 by Granville Combs of Conkling, Ky d/o John CARMACK b Tn & Iby BURNS Owsley Co., Ky informant: Granville COMBS of Conkling, Ky filed 25 July 1912 J. W. ANDERSON registar (Transcribed by Debi Houser).
19 Feb 1913 (OC-DB6:3) Nannie SNOWDEN and her husband Arch SNOWDEN, Lucy BRANDENBURG and Arch BRANDENBURG her husb., Louise HOGG and her husb E E HOBB the first named parties of Lee Co., Ky and last named of Owsley Co, Ky., children and heirs at law of Polly DUFF, deceased (wife of E C DUFF) to Mary DUFF of Booneville. $400 paid 18 Sept 1899 to Martha HOGG wife of S P HOGG on the original purchase price of land herein ___ acres on Booneville Road to Proctor knownn as the Nancy A EVERSOLE and H S EVANS land upon which E C DUFF now lives, same conveyed to Polly DUFF by S P HOGG 18 Sept 1899 DBL:556 (Source: Owsley Co, Ky. Deeds, typed manuscript, FHC Microfiche #2526180 extracted by Sue Elfving)
15 Sept 1913 (OC-DB4:395) Minda HILL, widow, Minda (Merida?) Combs, and his wife Susan Combs, Mary TAYLOR and her husband Anderson TAYLOR, Samuel Combs and his wife Kizzie Combs, Jim Combs (single), Bell GABBARD and her husband Chester GABBARD, all of Conklin P.O., heirs at law of Squire Combs deceased, to William PARKEr of same P.O....for $1000 to Belle GABBARD the above amount being her interest in her father Squire Combs (deceased) estate. 125 acres on Upper Wolf Creek part of land conveyed to Squire Combs by patent no. 29844, Sam BAILEY, Lydia MOORE, David ABNER by deed 26 April 1890 13 Oct 1894, I-231, 21 Aug 1899 K-333.l (Source: Owsley Co, Ky. Deeds, typed manuscript, FHC Microfiche #6002415 extracted by Sue Elfving)

Notes: Squire COMBS is the reported son of John "Jack" COMBS & his 2nd wife Elizabeth HUNT Williams. Squire's wife, America, was the daughter of Frank and Jane COMBS ANDERSON. Meredith COMBS married Susan WOODS and her sister Sarah is reportedly the 1st wife of Meredith's brother, Samuel COMBS. Samuel later married in 1909 Kizzie BISHOP.
13 Jan 1914 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 007 Cert 03252 Deathvol 14 Place of death: County: Owsley, Vot pct: Gland (sic scribbled) Creek no 3, Full Name: Died without being named, Sex: Male, Color or race: White, Marital status: Single, Date of birth: Jan 10, 1914, Age: 2 ds, Birthplace: Ky., Fathers name: Samuel Combs, Birthplace: Ky., Mothers maiden name: Kizzie Bishop, Birthplace: Ky., Informant: Ruth Wilson, Address: Conkling, Ky., Filed: Jan 11/1914, J.W. Anderson, Registrar, Date of death: Jan 13,1914, Cause of death: Found dead in bead (sic), Place of burial: combs G. Yard, Date of burial: Jan 13, 1914, Undertaker: Samuel Combs, Address: Conkling, KY. (Death Certificate provided by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
24 Feb 1914 Kentucky Death Certificate Martha COMBS, white, female, married, age 45 yrs 2 ds, born 22 Feb 1869 Owsley Co., Ky; died 24 Feb 1914 Jackson Co., Ky of poison from ?Eripysilas of face & head - pyenia?; daughter of Henderson ISAACS b Owsley Co. & Lettie NEELEY b Owsley Co; buried New Zion Cem 25 Feb 1914 by James COMBS of Muncy, Ky; Informant James COMBS of Muncy, Ky (Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)
7 Oct 1914 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 054 Cert 26887 Deathvol 14 Place of death: County: Owsly, Vot pct: no 6, City: Vincent, Full name: Darcie Combs, Sex: Male, Color or race: White, Marital status: Single, Date of birth: Sept 21, 1910, Age: 4 yrs 16 ds, Occupation: Infant, Birthplace: Ky., Name of father: Walter Combs, Birthplace: Ky., Maiden name of mother: Mary Price (sic), Birthplace: Ky., Informant: Walter Combs, Address: Vincent, Ky., Date of death: Oct 7, 1914, I hereby certify that I attended deceased from Oct 5, 1914 to Oct 7, 1914 that I last saw him alive on Oct 7, 1914 and that death occurred on the date stated above at 7 P.M., Cause of death: Accute Gastritis (sic), Duration: 2 ds, Contributory: Diptheria, Duration: 10 ds, Signed: J.A. Mahaffey M.D., Oct, 8, 1914, Address: Sturgeon, Ky.(Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
23 Oct 1914 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 054 Cert 26888 Deathvol 14 Place of death: County: Owsley, Vot pct: #6, Town: Buck Creek, Full name: Lester Combs, Sex: Female (sic), Color or race: White, Marital status: Single, Date of birth: 10/23/1914, Age: Still Born, Name of father: Clay Combs, Birthplace: Ky., Maiden name of mother: Coline Gilbert, Birthplace: Ky., Informant: nancy J. McIntire, Address: Buck Creek, Ky., JCCComment: No other information on DC) (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie "CrashedOne" Combs)
3 Jun 1915 Kentucky Death Certificate #14036 Wiley COMBS, white, male, married; resides: Jackson, Breathitt Co., Ky; age: 28 yrs 10 mos 15 ds; occupation: RR brakeman; born: 18 Aug 1886 Jackson, Ky; died: 3 June 1915 Breathitt Co., Ky of pulminary tuberculosis; buried: Jackson, Ky 4 Jun 1915; son of Buck COMBS born Jackson, Ky & America COMBS born Owsley Co.; informant: America COMBS of Jackson, Ky; filed: 10 June1915 J. L. STIDHAM? registar. (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)

The Jackson Times, June 4, 1915, page 1 (Extracted by Louise Gaskill from Stephen Bowling's Homepage.

Wiley Combs Passes Away Youngest Son of Mrs. America Combs Victim of Tuberclosis-- Funeral Friday.

Wiley Combs, youngest son of Mrs. America Combs, died at his home in Jackson Thursday morning between four and five o'clock from tuberculosis. He was about twenty-six years of age. The body will be buried today in the Combs graveyard in this town. Some years ago his sister, Miss Nettie,one of the lovliest girls, was taken, followed a few years later by her brother, Hacker, and of the widowed there now remain only the widowed mother and one sone, Willie, a assenger conductor in the L. & N. service from here to McRoberts. They are fine people and have the sympathy of the entire town and county.
16 Jun 1915 Breathitt Co. Marriages: Granville COMBS, age 74, divorced, farmer, born in Clay Co. Ky, resides in Conkling, Owsley Co. Ky, married 16 June1915 to Cinda WATKINS, age 49, widowed, born in Owsley Co. Ky, resides in Juan, Breathitt Co. Ky, daughter of James BAKER and Lottie BAKER. Married by G. HOUNSHELL, in Juan, Ky. in the presence of A. JOHNSON and (can'tread). (Transcribed by Lynda Combs Gipson from microfilm).

Note: Granville COMBS was married 1st to Mary Ann CARMACK who died 24 July 1912 in Owsley Co. Ky. Did he remarry and divorce? Owsley Co. researchers have Granville as the son of John and Elizabeth HUNT Williams COMBS. Source is needed to prove relationship. Cinda's first name was actually Lucinda. James "Big Jim" BAKER was the son of John H. BAKER and Lucinda AMIS and his wife was Charlotte "Lottie" BOWLING, the daughter of William BOWLING and Deborah DUFF.
9 Dec 1915 Commonwelth of Kentucky, Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics: Certificate of Death, Volume 063 Cert 31370 Deathvol 15 Place of death, County: Owsley, Vot pct: Booneville, Town, Booneville, Full name: Katherine N. COMBS, Sex: F, Color or race: W, Marital status: Single, Date of birth: Oct 27, 1912, Age: 3 yrs 1 mos 13 days, Birthplace: Ky., Name of father: H. C. COMBS, Birthplace: Ky., Maiden name of mother: Florence GILBERT, Birthplace: Ky., Informant: H. C. COMBS, Address: Booneville, Date of death: Dec 9, 1915, I hereby certify that I attended the deceased from Dec 8, 1915 to Dec 9, 1915 that I last saw her alive on Dec 9,1915 and that death occurred on the date stated above at 8 P.M., Cause of death: Catorrhol Laryngitis (sic scribbled), Signed: C.M, Anderson, M.D., Place of burial: Giltt G.Y. (sic ink fading), Date of burial: Dec 11, 1915. (Death certificate furnished by Combs researcher Lynda Combs Gipson; Transcribed and posted by Combs researcher Jimmie CrashedOne Combs)
19 Dec 1915 Kentucky Death Certificate #31371 of Urlsey ISON, white, widow, female; occupation: housewife; Age: 78 yrs 1 mo 7 ds; Born: 12 Nov 1837 Ky; Died: 19 Dec 1915 Buck Creek, Owsley Co. Ky of acute bronchitis; buried: Combs Graveyard 21 Dec 1915 by T. C. FARLER of Beattyville, Ky; daughter of Tarleton COMBS b Ky & Elizabeth ISON b Ky informant: T. C. FARLER of Beattyville, Ky (Transcribed from microfilm by Combs Researcher Debi Houser)
24 June 1919 (OC-DB1:375) Grantors Mattie MOORE and her husband Paul MOORE, Florence CARPENTER and her husband Irvin CARPENTER, Eddie BURCH and her husband George BURCH, Maud Combs and her husband William C Combs, Daisey SEALE, and Ruth SEALE, all heirs of John G SEALE and Julie SEALE deceased, also Dimmer SEALE, Arthur SEALE, Marten SEALE and Ernest SEALE heirs of Whitley SEALE who was a son of John G SEALE and Julia SEALE of Beattyville P.O. for $100 to each of aforesaid children of John G SEALE and Julia SEALE...land near mouth of Meadow Creek being the landed estate of John G and Julia SEALE to Glass SEALE (grantee), heir of aforesaid John G SEALE and Julia SEALE...10&1/2a conveyed to first parties by Minnie B SEALE and others 17 Jan 1902 (Q:528); 11&1/3a conveyed to first parties by W T SEALE and others 19 Aug 1905 (V:?); 7&1/8a conveyed to first parties by Minnie B SEALE and others 23 Feb 1905 (Q:530). (Source: Owsley Co, Ky. Deeds, typed manuscript, FHC Microfiche #6002415 extracted by Sue Elfving)

Notes: William Combs, s/o of Napoleon B Combs and Amanda BRANDENBURG. Maude born 1 Feb 1898 died 19 Feb 1939 daughter of John G. SEALE & Julia BROWN.
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