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Seventh Generation

515. James COMSTOCK was born circa 1794 in Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont. He died on 21 January 1864 at the age of 70 in Harmony, Venango County, Pennsylvania.

In 1850, I found James in Allegheny Twp, Venango Co, PA
James was 55, b. Vermont
Rebecca, age 35, b. NY - presumably his wife.
Children all born in New York:
Orville, age 17. Edgar, 15. Sarah, 11. Barbara, 13. Margaret, 9. George 7., Mariam, age 4.

By 1860, James was age 64, Rebecca not present. Edgar apparently married to Margaret, surname unknown.
The surname "Neill" was dittoed many times and the household numbers did not match heads of household.
James Comstock should have been Hh 510.
James, 64, Farmer, b. VT. Real estate worth $150, Personal property $115
Sarah J. 10. Margaret 18. Geo. 16. Mary age 13. All b. NY
Delia and Cornelia, both age 7, and born in Pennsylvania.

Orville was living in Harmony Township, Hh 583. He was age 27, b. NY. Sarah was 23, b. PA, James B., age 1, b. PA
Elish B., age 22, male, farmer, b. PA was living with them. Surname dittoed for Comstock.

Edgar was also in Harmony Township - the P.O. was Perry for James, Orville & Edgar.
1860 Census. Hh 571
Edgar Comstock, Farmer & Sawyer
Margaret J. age 22
Listed in the same residence with John A. Dale, 46 [who seems to own the property valued at $2000], Amanda E Comstock, age 1, and Zeba A. Dunlop, age 15, laborer. All dittoed as born in PA.

James COMSTOCK and Rebecca Maria CARD were married. Rebecca Maria CARD was born in 1815 in New York.

Said to be the daughter of Stephen Card and Rebecca Hicks.

James COMSTOCK and Rebecca Maria CARD had the following children:






Orville COMSTOCK was born on 2 June 1833 in Chautauqua County, New York. He died Buried Pleasant Ridge Cemetery on 29 January 1910 at the age of 76 in Shelby County Iowa.

Early settler of Lincoln Township, Shelby Co, Iowa.