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95. John R. PRICE85 was born about 1757 in Prince Edward County, Virginia.85 He died before July 1833 at the age of 76 in Fayette County, Kentucky.85

The wife of John R. is unknown. He had other children: Stocel, America who married Bart Combs and died in Lewis Co MO, and Benjamin C., Elizabeth, and Henry Clay, all born after 1814 in Fayette Co KY. There was an earlier John Price in Fayette Co - whose wife's name was Sarah. This earlier John seems to be neither this John R., nor the John Price who was a collateral relative of William Haden of Logan Co KY.

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2005 01:45:05 -0400
From: "Sue" <>
Subject: John R. Price b. Abt 1757
Saw your website and thought would give you a little more information on this John R. Price...
John R. Price m. Mariam Combs dau. of Benjamin and Sarah Richardson Combs.
Their daughter, America L., m 1 Jan 1830, Fayette Co, KY <> Aaron Burr COMBS, s/o Samuel Richardson and Theodosia HOLDER Combs, and gs/o Benjamin and Sarah RICHARDSON Combs.
website for information is <><>
They are very informative, as I have found that I too am a cousin (very distant) to this John R. Price.
(John R. Price had a brother named Philemon Bird Price who married twice .... his first wife is believed to have died during childbirth of Mortimer their 2nd son. They also had a child named Theodore Price b. abt 1806 it is thru this line that I am related)
Am still researching this line so have much work yet to finish.
Susan Willows

(Tallahatchie Co MS) Manuscript by by Mary Salisbury Combs York. Provided by Combs-Stacy Researcher Barbara Stacy Mathews,from the Merry Stacy Papers, an undated letter written by Mrs.Rice P.YORK, granddaughter of Mary Salisbury Combs York who was b Dec 3,1857, Augusta, Hancock Co, IL, d 13 Oct 1937, Charleston, TallahatchieCo, MS, d/o Samuel Richardson Combs, Jr., b. May 1, 1820, and died22 Nov 1900, St. Paul [Neosha Co] KS (Barbara Stacy Mathews:2 page typed document,undated, but paper very old):
"Benjamin [Combs] was born in StaffordCo., Va <> in 1749, and died 1838 in ClarkCo., KY <>. His grave is located on Combs Ferry Pike, about 5 miles s.w.of Winchester, KY with the inscription "Capt. Benjamin Combs,a Revolutionary officer and hunter of Kentucky, died Dec 1838, aged 89 years."The inscription on his wife's stone reads "In memory of Sarah RICHARDSON,last wife of Capt. Benjamin Combs, this stone is erected in gratitude of her motherly love in infancy and her particular attention to the education of her youngest son, General Leslie Combs." Capt.Benjamin first came to KY in the spring of 1775 with a company from Berkley Co.,VA., composed of Marquis CALMES II and son Marquis III, Benjamin BERRY,and CuthbertCombs (Benjamin's older brother), Benjamin's children were:William, Fielding, Marcus Calmes, Samuel Richardson, ElizabethCombs Bostick, MariamCombs Price, and General Leslie.Benjaminwas a lt in FrederickCo., VA <> militia in Rev. War (also among children was John Harrison Combs.)
"Samuel Richardson [Combs] was born ca1771and died about 1833 in Clark Co., KY. His estate inventory in Bk. 9p. 366 and dated Nov. 14, 1833 in Clark Co., KY. The administrator's settlement Bk. 9, p. 384 dated Aug 10, 1839. He married Theodocia HOLDER, daughter of Col. John [H]OLDER and Frances CALLOWAY, in Clark Co., KY on October 9, 1797. Theodocia died in Clark Co. in 1822. Their children were: Sarah, Elizabeth, Mary Ana, Samuel R. Jr., -- maybe others.He was a Capt. on JOHNSON'S Mounted Regiment of KY Volunteers in the War of 1812. (also are these children: Marquis, Aaron Burr, Webster, Elliot, Rufus, John H., Fielding, Frances Maria, Owen.)
"Samuel Richardson Combs, Jr. was b. May1,1820 and died in St. Paul [Neosho Co.], Kansas on Nov. 27, 1900. He married Margaret Van ANTWERP of New York, daughter of Simon Van ANTWERP, Jr.and Elizabeth COLE, born Feb 17, 1820. Their children were: AaronBurr, Frances Heath, James Lawrence, Marcus Elliet, Samuel Richardson, Holder Leslie, Mary Salisbury, Edwin ___catt, and Edwin Stark (infantdeath). He married the second time in Jan. 1882 to Kate WILLIAMS in St.Paul and they had one son, Ernest Combs. He moved from Carthage[Hancock Co], IL (or thereabouts) to St. Paul, Kansas in 1878.
"Mary Salisbury Combs was b.near Augusta[Hancock Co], IL Dec. 3, 1857 and died at Charleston [TallahatchieCo ], Miss. on Oct. 13, 1937. She married Sylvester YORKS who was b.inSchuylkill Co., PA on Oct 3, 1849 and ran away from home, which was near Three Rivers [St. Joseph Co], Mich., in 1861. He first settled in Scobey[Yalobusha Co], Miss."

John R. PRICE had the following children: