John Combs

John Combs

Male 1725 - Abt 1786

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  • Name  John Combs 
    Born  1725 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Abt Jan 1786  , Stafford, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I8588  All Family Connections
    Last Modified  1 Mar 2015 

    Family  Seth Bullet,   b. 1728, , , VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1810, , Stafford, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Bef 1745 
    Children 
     1. John Combs, Jr.,   b. Abt 1745, Cherry Valley, Stafford, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1780, , Fauquier, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Cuthbert Combs,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Betty Combs,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Joseph Combs,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Ennis Combs,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Benjamin Combs,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  1 Mar 2015 
    Family ID  F6187  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • «b»WILL OF JOHN COMBS, SR. 1786«/b»
      Will of John Combs, Sr. March 13, 1786 of Overwharton Parish, Stafford County.

      To my grandson Nimrod, son of my son John Combs dec'd, 10 shillings sterling .

      To my heir at law called John Combs, tho not christened, son of my son John dec'd, 10 shilling sterling.

      To my Wife Seth Combs during her natural life the following fifteen slaves (named) which were given to her and myself by deed from her father Benjamin Bullet.

      To my son Cuthbert the land he lives on and which were conveyed to him heretofore by me, and also 1/3 part of the slaves devised his Mother and their future increase, after the death of his Mother.

      To my daughter Betty Callmers, Negro Tim, in the possession of her husband, which I formerly gave her, and 1/3 part of the slaves devised her Mother, after the decease of her Mother.

      To my daughter in law Sally LUTTRELL Combs, Negro James during her widowhood to support her children; and after her marriage or decease, I give said slave to her children to be equally divided among all her children and their heirs, which she hath had by my son John, as well those children born before as after marriage.

      To all the children of my son John, as well those born before as after marriage, their heirs, after decease of their Grand Mother 1/3 part of the aforesaid slaves devised her and their future increase. Lend wife Seth during her widowhood the plantation and lands I now live on, on the south side of Beaver Dam run and after her marriage or decease I give the same to my son Joseph and his heirs. To my son Ennis and heirs, Negroes Harry, Venus, Hester and Dinah and their increase, and also the tract of land he now lives on, and 803 acs. of land in Kentucky, a part of the Negroes are now in his possession. To my son Benjamin Combs. (This abstract stops here with the comment that pages 303 and 304 are missing.)

      Stafford Co. D&W Book 8, May 1780-13 March 1786: 359-360. Appraisement of slaves and personal est. of John Combs, SR., dec'd. Total: 863/10/10. Josh Combs, Exr. appraisers: Baily Washington, William Phillips and Jno. Hardy at court held for Stafford County Feb. 13, 1786, this inventory was ordered to be recorded. Added by order of Oct. Court 1786, the crop of tobacco 3733 lbs. ditto corn, 60 barrels.

      /s/ Jos. Combs, Exr

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