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1110. Harvey A. COMSTOCK453 was born in 1857 in Missouri.363,371 He died on 8 January 1930 at the age of 73 in Salina, Mayes County, Oklahoma.453

Descendants give his name as Harvey Alexander Comstock - apparently named for his uncle of that name.

Harvey Comstock & wife Emily moved to Hayes in Franklin Co, KS by 1880.
1880 Census. Hayes Twp, Franklin Co KS, Hh 111
H. A. Comstock, age 23, Farmer, b. Missouri, parents b. Tennessee
Emily A., age 21, wife, b. MO. Father b. Alabama, mother b. Tennessee
Franklin, age 2, son, b. Kansas
Elizabeth Webb, age 61, mother-in-law, b. Alabama, father b. VA, mother b. Ohio

Sometime between 1880 and 1894 they moved to Indian Territory [Oklahoma] and lived in Salina in what is now Mayes Co, OK. Harvey is in the 1910 and 1920 censuses in Saline Twp in Mayes Co. - Emily apparently having died before 1920.

1900 Census. Indian Territory; Cherokee Nation. Twp 21 N, Range 21 E
Hh 105
Harvey Comstock, born Jan 1858, age 42. Married 21 years.
Emily, wife, born Oct 1860, age 40. Had 9 children, 6 were living.
Frank, son, born Jan 1878, age 22
Fay, son, born Sep 1887, age 12 [wrong, Faye was a daughter]
Henry Clay, son, born Dec 1892, age 7 [apparently later called Claude]
Blanche, daughter, born Feb 1894, age 6. [Detta Blanche or "Dee"]
All are marked as born in Missouri with parents born in the same place.

In the 1910 census, Emily stated she had had 9 children.

1910 Census. Oklahoma, Mayes Co, Saline Twp. Hh 71
Harvey A. Comstock, age 58, married 30 years.
Emma, wife, age 50, had 9 children, 6 living.
Claude, son, age 18.
Iona I., daughter, age 9
Harvey A., grandchild, age 4, b. Arkansas

1920 Census. Oklahoma, Mayes Co, Salina Twp. Hh 156
Harvey A. Comstock, age 63, Widowed, b. MO, parents b. MO
Tommie, daughter, age 18, b. OK [Iona was called "Tommie" & "Tom"]
Chester E. Israel, boarder, age 27, Widowed, b. OK

The 1920 census has a Clay Comstock living in Adair, Mayes Co, OK. He is age 24, or born 1886 and would fit in the family nicely. Descendant of Iona says that Claude was also called Clay.
Clay A. Comstock, 24, b. MO as were his parents.
Myrtle, wife, age 23, b. OK
Jessie, son, age 5, b. OK. Sylvia, daughter, age 3 11/12, b. OK
Roy, son, age 1 5/12, b. Colorado
Cecil, son, age 2/12, b. OK

Harvey A. COMSTOCK and Emily A. WEBB were married before 1878.454 Emily A. WEBB453,454,455 was born in 1859 in Missouri.454,455 She died after 1910 at the age of 51.

Emily's parents were Ellis and Elizabeth Webb. The 1880 census states that her father was born in Alabama, her mother in Tennessee. Her mother Elizabeth Webb, age 61, was living with Emily & Harvey. "Emma" was listed as wife of Harvey A. Comstock in 1910 - they had been married 30 years and had 9 children, 6 of whom were living in 1910.

Harvey A. COMSTOCK and Emily A. WEBB had the following children:

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i.

Franklin COMSTOCK was born in 1878.453,454

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ii.

Ida Mae COMSTOCK.

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iii.

Detta Blanche "Dee" COMSTOCK453 was born (date unknown).

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iv.

Laura Faye COMSTOCK453 was born in September 1887.

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v.

Nellie COMSTOCK453 died in Salina, Mayes County, Oklahoma.

Nellie died as a child or young teenager. She does not appear in a census.

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vi.

Henry Clay "Claude" COMSTOCK453 was born in December 1892.455

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vii.

Iona Irene "Tommie" COMSTOCK.