JOHN McCOMBS, born 19-Sep-1802 in VA ?or in Lancaster, PA;
son of David McCOMBS born ____ & Nancy __?__, both of MD;
[?]served in the War of 1812; moved to Edinburg, Portage County, OH, in 1841;
died 26-Aug-1875 in Edinburg, OH; buried in Edinburg cemetery.
Married 1832 in Lancaster, PA, to Nancy DAWSON;
born Apr-1810 in OH ?or in Lancaster, PA;
daughter of William DAWSON born 1787 & Margaret HAMPTON born 1790;
died 1901 in OH; buried in Edinburg, OH, cemetery.
Children of John & Nancy:
- John Wesley McCombs, born 26-Mar-1833; married (1) 24-Jan-1861 to Emily L. CRANE; married (2) Mar-1888 to Mary A. MACK, 1 child; died bef 1920.
- William McCombs, born c1834; impressed into CSA, deserted to Union lines from Fort Scott and reunited with family in OH;
- Nancy Margaret McCombs, born Nov-1835 in PA; married 20-Sep-1854 in OH to Hiram A. TUTTLE, 2 children; died 30-Mar-1919 in Edinburg, OH.
- Calista J. McCombs, born 6-Sep-1837; died 7-Mar-1842 at age 4 yr, 6 mo, 1 dy.
- David McCombs, born 19-Feb-1839; died 10-Mar-1842 at age 3 yr, 19 dy.
- Hannah McCombs, born 12-Dec-1840; died 19-Mar-1842 at age 1 yr, 3 mo, 7 dy.
- Norman N. McCombs, born 1841; Civil War veteran, "enlisted in the Union Army, remained till the close, and came out without a scratch";
- Wilbur William McCombs, born c1844;
- Anna McCombs, born c1846; married Alexander B. CHRISTIE or CHRISTY, Principal of Convoy College, Van Wert County, OH;
- Sarah McCombs, born c1847; married B. GODARD, a silver-plater in Charlestown, OH;
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