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686. Edgar COMSTOCK was born on 7 April 1835 in Chautauqua County, New York. He died on 30 May 1914 at the age of 79.

Edgar was in Harmony Township, Venango, PA - 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 [Margaret's brother]. All dittoed as born in PA.

By 1870, no Comstocks are noted in Venango, PA.

1870 Census. Dallas Twp, Bethany P.O., Harrison Co, MO, Hh 59
Edgar Cumstock, age 35, b. NY, farmer
Margaret J., 33., b. PA
Amanda J., age 10, b. PA. Warren A., 7, b. IL. Emma M., age 4, b. MO

1880 Census. Shelby Co, Iowa, Lincoln Twp., Hh 102
Edgar Comstock, 45, farmer b. NY, father b. VT, mother b. NY
Emma, 13, Daughter. William E., age 8, son. Margaret R., 6, daughter. All b. MO
Warren was living in Harlem Twp in the household of Charles Smith and family. Age 16, farm laborer, b. Illinois

1900 Census. Lane Township, Smith Co, Kansas, Hh 152
Edgar Comstock, b. Apr 1834, age 66, married 17 years, b. NY, father b. VT, mother b. NW, retired farmer, owns his place.
Henryetta, wife, b. Oct 1853, age 46. She had three children - one is living [but not with them]. Born, PA, father b. MA, mother b. Germany

Edgar COMSTOCK and Margaret J. DUNLAP were married on 30 May 1855 in Harmony, Venango County, Pennsylvania. Margaret J. DUNLAP was born in 1837 in Pennsylvania. She died on 30 May 1879 at the age of 42.

In 1850, Venango Co PA, Margaret's family lived next to that of her future husband. The Comstocks were Hh 879 - the Dunlaps were Hh 880.
Alex Dunlap, age 35, b. Ohio. Catherin, age 29, b. PA
Margaret J., age 13, b. PA as were all the children
John, 11. Ziba, 6 [male]. Jefferson 4. Mary, age 1.

Edgar COMSTOCK and Margaret J. DUNLAP had the following children:

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Warren Alexander COMSTOCK.