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John Combs
(1602-Abt 1652)
Elizabeth Lovett
(Abt 1614-)
Amory Butler
Archdale Combs
(1630-Bef 1692)
Elizabeth {Mosley} Butler
John Combs
(Abt 1662-1716)


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Hannah "Anne" Mason

John Combs

  • Born: Abt 1662, Richmond, VA
  • Married: Abt 1699, Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia
  • Died: 7 Feb 1716, Richmond County, Virginia

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Richmond County, Virginia Wills and Inventories 1707-1719
p.300 - John Combs, Han. Par., will; 11 Dec 1716, 7 Feb 1716/17
youngest son Mason 200 ac. on the branches of [Peuman's] End in the co. of Essex being part of a dividend of land formerly belonging to Warwick CANNOCK;
dau. Elizabeth KENDALL;
wife Hannah and six children;
son Archdell;
daus. Judith, Mary, Sarah, and Aime;
if son Archdell should be so unkind as by force to cause his mother leave as dispossessed the house and habitation I now live sd. wife to take as her proper goods all his part of my personal est. before given to the ad. Archdell excepting 1 shilling; wife to have care and custody of dau. Aime and son Mason until 18 or married;
ex: wife and John ANDERSON;
wits: Isaac ARNOLD, Charles WILLIS, Mary JAMES.
p.301 - John Combs, inv; 3 Apr 1717.
Notes: Henry PETERS & John MEADOR (brother in law of Abraham COMBS) owned a large land patent on Peumans End Run where John COMBS of Richmond Co VA (s/o Archdale) also owned 200 A. which he bequeathed in 1716 to his son, Mason COMBS (1714-1785 Surry NC).
Name: James Hughes
URL (Click on link) Grant
Title Combs, John.
Publication 13 March 1696/1697.
Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
Note Location: Richmond County.
Description: 200 acres adjoining Tankard, Yarett, and Underwood.
Source: Northern Neck Grants No. 2, 1694-1700, p. 263 (Reel 288).
Name: James Hughes
URL title: Abstracts from Records of Richmond County, Virginia; Wm. Mary Qrtly.; Vol 17, No. 2, 1908
December 11, 1691 - William Underwood, Jun. conveys land in the freshes of Rappahannock, whereof a moiety of 600 acres was conveyed by Mr. Amory Butler to Mr. William Underwood, Sen., as marrying the sister of Mr. Amory Butler and afterwards conveyed with consent of Mrs. Elizabeth Coumbs to William Underwood, Jr., John Combs and Wm. Combs.
James Hughes 2006-06-02 11:40:14
Combs &c. Families of Richmond Co VA

02 May 1709 Elizabeth GREEN the true and lawful Wife of George GREEN relinquishes dower and impoweres 'my friend Neal McCORMACK' to make acknowledgement… second day of May 1710.
Elizabeth [her mark E] GREEN.
In presence of William [his mark W] KENDELL
John [his mark I C] COMBS.
This Power of Attorney Proved in Richmond County Court 7 Jun 1710.

Notes: George GREEN m Elizabeth CLAPHAM, d/o William & Mary THATCHER Clapham, the latter d/o Sylvester & Margaret UNKNOWN Thatcher (Cammock). William CLAPHAM was the s/o William & Elizabeth MADESTARD Clapham, her second marriage, she having m (1) Epaphroditus LAWSON and (3) Alexander FLEMING. William KENDALL m Elizabeth COMBS, d/o John & Hannah. (See Also King George County re KENDALL, GREEN and McCORMACK Families.)
Name: James Hughes
URL title: John Combs (c1662 - c1717) of Richmond VA & Anne (-----) & Hannah (MASON?) (Wroe?)
On 3 Jan 1692/3, John COOMBES of Richmond, planter, sold to Thomas KENDALL, also of Richmond, land (acreage not listed) adjacent to both COOMBES and "Anne his wife," and John WILLIS. This deed, recorded 20 Dec 1693, is the only record found of Anne thus far (Richmond Co, Records, 1692-1704, p. 99). Thomas KENDALL and his wife, Martha GOFF, were the parents of William KENDALL who later married John Combs' daughter, Elizabeth.

On the same date, John WILLIS of Richmond also sold a tract to Thomas KENDALL described as "being between the land of INDREIN [sic] and Joseph MASON." (ibid., p. 97) "INDREIN" is believed to refer to Edward "Indian Ned" Gunstocker." This land is further described in a land patent dated 13 Mar 1696/7 by John Combs of Richmond for 200 acres adjacent the land of William YARETT now Mr. TANKARD'S, UNDERWOOD'S line, near "Indian Needs old field." (North Neck Pat Bk 2:263)

John Combs of Richmond was born abt 1662, probably in Old Rappahannock Co, VA </combs/records/va/rappahannock/> (parent county of Richmond </combs/records/va/richmond.htm> & Essex </combs/records/va/essex.htm>); died 1716-1717, Richmond Co, VA; married (1) bef 1694, Ann (-----) and (2) bef 1698, Hannah (MASON?) (Wroe?) </combs/families/c-hannah.htm>. Possible Issue by Ann: Elizabeth Combs Kendall (who may be the d/o Hannah instead. Known Issue by Hannah: Archdale II, Judith, Mary, Sarah, Amy, Mason.

John married Hannah "Anne" Mason about 1699 in Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia. (Hannah "Anne" Mason was born on 30 May 1680 in Old Rappahannock County, Virginia and died after 1717 in Hanover Parish, King George County, Virginia.)

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