"Soldier John" Combs
and Margaret Biddy Nantz

John "Soldier John" Combs (same as Soldier John Combs) b 7 Feb 1761 Shenandoah, VA, d 27 Apr 1848 Washington Co, KY s/o John Combs Sr and Nancy Harding. "Soldier John" Combs was a Revolutionary War Soldier who was with General Washington at Valley Forge. John "Soldier John" Combs m. 31 May 1779 Wilkes Co NC to Margaret "Biddy" Nantz b about 1765, d about 1838 Perry Co KY. Children of John "Soldier John" Combs and Margaret "Biddy" Nantz;

1. Barbara Combs b about 1780 NC d before 1850 Perry Co KY m. 24 Dec 1798 Lincoln Co KY to Benjamin Stacy Jr b about 1862 VA d 10 Mar 1856 Breathitt Co KY, s/o Benjamin Stacy Sr and Anne Combs.

2. Jeremiah L "Long Jerry" Combs b 2 Feb 1781 Surry Co NC d 1843 Ary, Troublesome Creek, Perry Co KY; m. about 1808 to Nancy Combs b 1785 d 1834 Perry Co KY; d/o Henry Harrison Combs and Rachel Clements. Jeremiah Lorenzo "Long Jerry" Combs m. Sally Whitley.

3. Shadrack "Shade" Combs Sr b 1784 Surrey Co NC d Dec 1869 Letcher Co KY; m. Martha "Patsy" Casebolt.

4. Nancy Ann Combs b about 1786 d Jan 1876 Washington Co, KY; m. 2 Dec 1807 Lincoln Co KY to Joseph Goode b 5 Jul 1788 Amherst Co VA d 1876 Washington Co KY.

5. Mary Polly Combs b about 1788 d about 1870 Boyle Co KY; m. 10 May 1809 Lincoln Co KY to Russell Sanders.

6. John "Jack" Combs Jr b about 1792 TN d 1857 Owsley Co KY; m. 13 Dec 1813 Clay Co KY to Rebecca Combs d/o Mason "Mace" Combs and Jane Jenny Richardson. John "Jack" Combs Jr m. 1837 to Elizabeth Hunt; d/o John Hunt.

7. Benjamin Combs b 1793 TN d 11 Feb 1858 Breathitt Co KY; m. Patsy Jane Brown. Benjamin Combs m. 1 Jan 1817 Floyd Co KY to (2) Martha Patsy Johnson

8. Hardin "Sooner Cat" Combs b about 1794 VA d Jul 1860 Clay Co KY m. 25 Aug 1814 Clay Co KY to Nancy Combs; d/o Mason "Mace" Combs and Jane Jenny Richardson.

9. William Davis Combs b about 1794 m. 15 Jun 1820 Clay Co KY to Willmuth "Willie" Combs b about 1796 KY, d/o Mason "Mace" Combs and Jane Jenny Richardson. Children of William Davis Combs and Willmuth Willie Combs;

i. Alexander S Combs b about 1825 KY d IN m. 6 Nov 1846 Perry Co KY to Polly Brashear b about 1825. Child of Alexander S Combs and Polly Brashear; I. Finley Sira Combs b about 1855 Happy, Perry Co KY d about 1933 Happy, Perry Co KY m. 7 Aug 1876 to ??

10. Elizabeth Combs b 1796 Floyd Co KY d 27 Apr 1888 KY m. 5 Jun 1816 Floyd Co KY to Nicholas "Bird Eye" Combs (aka "Squire") b 1795 KY d 1885 Perry Co KY, s/o Nicholas "Danger Nick" Combs and Nancy Euphemia Grigsby.

11. Sarah "Sallie" Combs b 1798 NC d after 1870 Owsley Co KY m. 2 Dec 1810 Lincoln Co KY to 1st James Hundley. Sarah "Sallie" Combs m. 2nd to Claiborne Combs s/o George "Old George" Combs and Lydia Harrell.

12. Mason Combs b 1799 KY Mace m. 19 Feb 1829 to Malinda Watts.

13. Dicey Combs b 1800 Lincoln Co KY d Illinois? m. Unknown Spencer.

14. Millie Combs b 20 Apr 1802 d 21 May 1876 m. 20 May 1816 Floyd Co KY to William Smith, b 1791 Sullivan Co TN d 15 Feb 1875 Floyd Co KY, s/o Rev Richard Smith and Alecia Combs.

15. Margaret Combs b 1807 Lincoln Co KY never married - Child with Unknown;

i. Hyskiah Combs.


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