797. John Adams COMSTOCK was born on 2 October 1845 in Franklin, Oakland County, Michigan. He died on 21 November 1920 at the age of 75 in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California.
John Adams COMSTOCK and Cornelia "Nellie" HURD were married on 25 April 1882 in Evanston, Cook County, Illinois. They were divorced circa 1897. Cornelia "Nellie" HURD was born on 8 March 1857 in Evanston, Cook County, Illinois. She died on 31 May 1940 at the age of 83 in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California.
John Adams COMSTOCK and Cornelia "Nellie" HURD had the following children:
|Dr. John Adams COMSTOCK was born on 30 January 1883 in Evanston, Cook County, Illinois. He died on 26 December 1970 at the age of 87 in Del Mar, San Diego County, California. |
A History and Genealogy of the Comstock Family in America, (Los Angeles, CA: The Commonwealth Press, Inc., 1949)
Comstock married Caroline Elizabeth Townsend, 10 Sep 1905, William's Bay, Walworth County, Wisconsin. They moved to California about 1908, living first in Santa Rose, moving to Santa Barbara two years later. In 1915, he was licensed to practice Medicine and Surgery in California. He accepted the Assistant Directorship of the Southwest Museum in Los Angeles in 1919 and became Director from 1921-1926. He then became director of the Los Angels Museum. Among other credentials, he was a Fellow of the Royal Entomological [pertaining to the study of insects] Society of London.
John A. Comstock and Nellie had three children. Comstock divorced Caroline and married Dr. Caroline (Sult) Lord, 11 Feb 1921, in Riverside, California. She died in 1926 and he married a third time to Ruth Mary Gard, 28 Mar 1928.