Samuel Combs
and Nancy Cornett

Tombstone of Sam Combs, Located in Combs Campbell Cemetery, Milltown, Owsley Co KY - Photo Submitted By Tommy Barrett and Patty Wilson
Tombstone of Nancy Cornett, Located in Combs Campbell Cemetery, Milltown, Owsley Co KY - Photo Submitted By Tommy Barrett and Patty Wilson
Tombstone of Wiley Harrison Combs- Marcum Heights Cemetery, Jackson, Breathitt Co KY
Samuel Sam Combs b 16 Jan 1799 Kingsport, Montgomery Co TN d 11 Nov 1881 Booneville, Owsley Co KY; buried Combs - Campbell Cemetery, Milltown, Owsley Co KY; s/o Danger Nick Combs and Aletia Grigsby. Samuel Combs m. 13 Dec 1819 Clay Co KY to Nancy Ann Cornett b 24 Dec 1803 TN d 15 May 1881 Booneville, Owsley Co KY; buried Combs - Campbell Cemetery, Milltown, Owsley Co KY; d/o William Jesse Cornett and Mary Everage. Children of Samuel Sam Combs and Nancy Cornett;

1. Louisa Eliza Combs b 1819 d 1888 Perry Co KY m. about 1844 Perry Co KY to Zachariah "Zack" Morgan b 6 Jul 1825 Perry Co KY d 19 Jan 1878 Perry Co KY; s/o Jesse M Morgan and Rebecca Howard.

2. Robert Combs b 1820; m. Eliza Godsey b 1825.

3. William Combs b 27 Jan 1823 d 20 Feb 1892 m. Letha Ann Begley b 1826 d 1858 d/o Henry Begley and Elizabeth Roberts. William Combs m. 2nd, Mary Preston Herndon b 1822 d/o Martin Pierce Herndon and Elizabeth T Hurt.  Mary Preston Herndon m. William Burke.

4. Rachel Combs b 1 Oct 1824 KY d 5 Jun 1908 Jackson Co KY; buried Green Hill Cemetery, Moores Creek, Jackson Co KY; m. 10 Nov 1842 Perry Co KY to Capt. Levi Pennington b 30 Aug 1821 Perry Co KY d 29 Dec 1862 Vicksburg MS; buried Chickawaw Bluffs Cemetery, Vicksburg, MS; (commanded Co. C, 7th KY Infantry when he was killed at Vicksburg, MS); s/o Abel Pennington and Elizabeth Bolling.

5. Wiley Harrison Combs b 8 Apr 1826 Perry Co KY d 12 Jan 1907 Jackson, Breathitt Co, KY, buried Marcum Heights Cemetery, Jackson, Breathitt Co, KY, m. about 1855 Breathitt Co KY to Eliza Jane Combs d/o Napoleon Bonaparte "Boney" Combs and Susan Ison. Wiley Harrison Combs Military Service- Company K, 13th Kentucky Cavalry, CSA Highest Rank- Private. Post War- Lived in the city of Jackson where he operated a store.

6. Nicholas Combs b 1829

7. Nancy Combs b 1832 m. Roger T McIntosh; m. Bob Davidson.

8. Mary Elizabeth Combs b 1833 m. Elijah Robert Begley b 1827 d 1897; s/o Henry C Begley and Elizabeth Roberts. Elijah Robert Begley m. Rhoda Hamilton.

9. Daniel Garrett Combs b 1837; m. Rachel Turner b 1833.

10. Lucinda Combs b 1839; m. Jack Edwards

11. Andrew Jackson Combs b 18 Apr 1842 Bull Creek, Perry Co KY d 5 Sept 1923 Pebworth, Owsley Co KY m. 2 Jan 1865 to Elizabeth Ann Burke b 22 Dec 1849 Henrico Co VA d 26 Nov 1926 Pebworth, Owsley Co KY d/o William Burke and Mary Preston Herndon.

12. Melinda "Linda" Combs b 11 Dec 1847 d 18 Jul 1922 m.  James "Jim" Cole s/o Louis Cole.

Thank You to Tommy Tom Bo Barrett and Patty Wilson for submitting photos and additions.


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