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Elijah Combs
Sarah Roark
John E Bolling
Susan Sizemore
(1784-Bef 1848)
Jesse Combs Sr
Polly Bolling
Josiah Henry Combs


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Polly Ann Mattingly

Josiah Henry Combs

  • Born: 25 Nov 1832, Perry County, Hazard, KY
  • Marriage: Polly Ann Mattingly on 9 Jul 1853 in Perry County, Hazard, KY
  • Died: 23 Sep 1894, Perry County, Hazard, KY at age 61

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Notes: Josiah H. Combs : son of Jesse & Polly Ann BOLLING Combs. 07 Apr 1912 Death Certificate. Polly Ann Combs, wife female widow, age 82 yrs 3 mos - ds, born 3 May 1830 Leslie Co., Ky, died 7 Apr 1912 Hazard, Perry Co., Ky. died of apoplexy, duration 6 hrs, signed by _. A. EVERSOLE. daughter of Jesse MATINGLEY born Perry Co., Ky & Nancy BOWLING born Leslie Co., Ky, informant- none listed (Transcribed by Combs Researcher Debi Houser from microfilm copy)

JOSIAH H. COMBS was born November 25, 1832 in HAZARD, PERRY, Kentucky, and died September 23, 1894 in HAZARD, PERRY, Kentucky. He married POLLY ANN MATTINGLY July 09, 1853 in HAZARD, PERRY, Kentucky, daughter of WILLIAM MATTINGLY and ALISON BOLING. She was born July 1831 in HAZARD, PERRY, Kentucky, and died April 07, 1912 in HAZARD, PERRY, Kentucky.

Notes for JOSIAH H. COMBS: Josiah Henry Combs (Jesse), born 25 Nov 1831 in Perry Co, Kentucky; died in 1895 in Hazard, Perry Co, Kentucky; married 9 Jul 1853 in Perry Co, Kentucky, Polly Ann MATTINGLY (daughter of Jesse MATTINGLY and Nancy BOLLING), born 3 May 1830 in present-day Leslie Co, Kentucky; died on 7 Apr 1912 in Hazard, Perry Co, Kentucky.

Documented as a son of Jesse by Family Records, the 1855 Perry Co, KY will of his grandfather, Elijah Combs, Sr., and Dickey Diary Interviews. Included in the 1850 Perry Co, KY Census Household of Jesse & Polly, listed as Josiah, age 17, born KY. His wife's ancestry is documented by both her own death certificate and Dickey Diary Interviews. Both appear in Perry Co, KY census enumerations from 1860 through 1880. He is listed in The Combes Genealogy as a son of Jesse and Polly and as husband of Polly Ann MATTINGLY. According to The Bowling Family of East Kentucky, Josiah H., born 25 Nov 1832 [sic] m Polly MATTINGLY

July 15, 1898. Mountain Echo (Newspaper, London, Laurel Co., Ky. ) A special term of the Knox Circuit Court convened at Barbourville last Monday for the purpose of trying Jesse FIELDS, for the murder of Judge J. H. Combs, about two years ago, at Hazard. Joe ADKINS, who was indicted jointly with FIELDS, for this crime is now serving out a life sentence.


Josiah married Polly Ann Mattingly, daughter of William Mattingly and Ailsey (Allison) Bolling, on 9 Jul 1853 in Perry County, Hazard, KY. (Polly Ann Mattingly was born in Jul 1831 in Perry County, Hazard, KY and died on 7 Apr 1912 in Perry County, Hazard, KY.)

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