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188. Elijah COMSTOCK30,180,181,182 was born on 4 March 1808 in Hardinsburg, Breckinridge County, Kentucky.93,183 He died on 5 December 1875 at the age of 67 in Daviess County, Kentucky.
Lived in Owensboro, KY
1840 Daviess Co KY Census, p.25: Elijah Comstock, 1m 30-40 (he would have been age32), 1f under 5 [Ann Mary age 4], 1f 30-40 [Sabrina] 1 female slave, 1 person in the household engaged in manufacture.

1850 Census: Owensboro, Daviess County.
Elijah Comstock age 42 Cabinetmaker $900 Born KY
Susan (Susannah) 30 KY
Ann M. (Mary) 14 KY (from 1st marriage)
John Spickernagle 16 Cabinetmaker TN (nephew ?)

1860 Census: Owensboro, Daviess Co KY
Elijah Comstock, age 52, Cabinetmaker. Value of property $3000, Personal $2000. Susan, age 42. Eulina Mills age 19 lived with them, as did William Hutchinson age 35, a Grocer.

1870 Census. Daviess Co KY. 1st Ward Owensboro. Hh 75
Elijah Comstock, age 62, Undertaker, b. KY.
Susan, age 53, b. KY
Martha D. Hagen, age 26, Dressmaker

KY Historical Society Online Database.
Elmwood Cemetery, Daviess Co KY.
Elija Comstock: b.3/4/1809 d.12/5/1875
Inscription: Son of Wm; born Breckinridge Co KY
[The date of death for Elijah is the date found in many of the Comstock books for his father William. It is incorrect for William, as he died in the year 1818.]

Elijah COMSTOCK and Sabrina G. HOLMES were married on 3 May 1832 in Hardinsburg, Breckinridge County, Kentucky.93,120 Sabrina G. HOLMES died on 2 April 1844.180,184

Elijah COMSTOCK and Sabrina G. HOLMES had the following children:



Ann Mary COMSTOCK was born on 23 March 1836 in Hardinsburg, Breckinridge County, Kentucky.120 She died on 4 February 1855 at the age of 18.180

The manuscript papers of Samuel Willett Comstock given Ann Mary's date of death as 19 Feb 1855. The information had been received from John Spickernagle - letter from Owensboro, 17 Jan 1877.



William Clarence COMSTOCK was born on 15 October 1843 in Hardinsburg, Breckinridge County, Kentucky.185 He died on 20 June 1844 at the age of 0.180

Elijah COMSTOCK and Susannah BOWLDS were married on 21 March 1850 in Breckinridge County, Kentucky.93,120 Susannah BOWLDS was born on 17 September 1817 in Kentucky.182 She died on 19 April 1894 at the age of 76.
1880 Census, Owensboro, Daviess Co KY
Jno Spickernagle was age 46, working as an undertaker, b. TN as were his parents
Wife, Caladonia, age 34, b. Mississippi as were her parents
Sue, age 10, daughter, b. KY
William age 5, son, b. KY [probably Wm C. mentioned on SWC's worksheet re the Spickernagles]
Sue Comstock, age 62, Boarder, b. KY, her parents born in Maryland - this can only be Susannah Bowlds, 2nd wife and now widow of Elijah Comstock who had died in 1875. [In 1850, 16-year-old John Spickernagle lived with Elijah & Sue.]

Susan Comstock is buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Daviess Co, as his Elijah her husband.
Birth: 17 Sep 1817
Death 19 April 1894