Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Richard Combs

Male 1653 - Bef 1747  (< 93 years)


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  • Name Richard Combs  [1
    Born 1653  Stratford, Warrickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 1747  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003861  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 

    Father Philip Combs,   b. Abt 1636, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1718, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth MNU Combs 
    Family ID F01819  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Shircliffe,   b. Abt 1694, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Combs,   b. St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Leonard Combs,   b. St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Eleanor Combs
     4. Jane Combs,   b. Aft 1678, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Thomas Combs,   b. Abt 1690, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1753, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     6. Richard Combs,   b. Bef 1698, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1751/52, Frederick County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 54 years)
     7. William Combs,   b. 1700, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1783, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F03027  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Land 1703 bt 200 A Green's Inheritance, plus Addition, bt Christian Temple Manor
      Immigrated 1676 transported to MD
      Patents AB&H:424
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      Clements (Clemens), John, Sr., planter, Charles County, 31st Jan., 1732-3;
      13th Feb., 1732-3.
      To eld. dau. Jean Stone,
      2nd dau. Elizabeth Cofer,
      3rd dau. Anne Thompson,
      4th dau. Barbary,
      5th dau. Agnes,
      6th dau. Mary Ann,
      2nd son Benjamin,
      3rd son George,
      4th son Samuel.
      7th dau. Lydia,
      5th and youngest son Francis,
      brother William and Rev. Robert Harding, personalty, some of which described as in hands of Joseph Adams, merchant, in England.
      to eld. son John, dwelling plantation after decease of wife Rosamond; and personalty.
      to wife Rosamond, personalty.
      Exs.: Wife and brother Jacob; sons to be of age at 19.
      Test: Richard Coombes, Jr., John Bullman, William Clements, Sr.
      Codicil 13th Feb., 1732-3. Should any of sons aforesaid die during minority their portion of estate to be divided among 4 daus, viz.: Barbary, Agnes, Mary Anne and Lydia.
      Test: Francis Green, Wm. Clements, Sr. MCW 21. 2,
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      Charles County Maryland Land Records, Liber Z, Page 70
      Recorded at request of Richard Coombs:
      25 Aug 1703; Indenture from Robert Green and Mary his wife to Richard Combs, planter; for 7,000# tobacco; a tract called Green's Inheritance on the main branch of Portobacco; patented by Leonard, Robert and Francis Green for 2,400 acres; 1/3 being 800 acres of which 200 acres left by the will of Leonard Green to each of his 4 children, Thomas, Winifrid, Mary and Margaret; Lot #3 to dau. Mary, now wife of Francis Marberry; /s/ Robert Green (mark), Mary Green (mark); wit. John Thomas, Philip Hoskins; ack. 25 Aug 1703 by Robert Green and Mary his wife; 11 Jan 1703 alienation paid by Richard Combes
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      Charles County Court Records, March 1741/2 Court, Liber T#2, Page 322.
      Pursuant to the order of last Nov Court, Commission issued to William Eilbeck, William Winter, Richard Price, and Henry Brawner, Gent (not being any way related to the petitioner, contiguous proprietor, nor interested in sd land), to examine witnesses touching the bounds of a tract of land in CC, being part of Christian Temple Manner, in the possession of William Smallwood Tailor. Signed Dec 11, 1741 - Edmd Porteus.
      And now here, William Eilbeck and William Winter, two of the Commissioners, return to this Court the Commission afd, and the certificate and deposition following, viz - We certify that we have given notice and that we have executed the within Commission. Signed - Will Eilbeck, Wm Winter.
      We met on sd land on Mar 1, 1741/2 according to appointment, and proceeded to take the following deposition.
      Mar 1, 1741/2. Richard Coombs, age about 89, declares that about 50 years ago, this deponent rented the land we are now on, being part of Christian Temple Mannor, of one, Edward Ford, and says that this deponent's enclosures, at the time of Edward Ford's, his landlord's, death, reached to the place we are now at, being the 2nd ridge from the head of a main Spring branch that falls into Allinsons branch, and at the time of sd Ford's death, he had a fence, stood on the sd Rige [Ridge], and further, he said he had liberty from his sd landlord to work or tend ground to the afd Spring branch where falls into Allensons branch, but never did tend that way as far as he had liberty, but that he used to tend about 9000 plants between a gully and a spring, which is close by Allensons branch, and to the best of his remembrance, his tobacco ground came within 20 yards of sd Spring, or thereabouts, but as to a certain distance, he is not positive.

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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 306-26: GREENS INHERITANCE: 2400 acres; Possession of - 200 Acres - Alvey, James: & 800 Acres - Clements, Edward Surveyed 1 Aug 1666 for Leonard, Robert & Francis Green on the West side of the main fresh or run that falls into Port Tobacco or St. Thomas Creek.: Other Tracts Mentioned: BARBADOS; other notes - 140 Acres - Samuel Hanson from Thomas Green; 9 June 1719, 200 Acres - Included in Resurvey of BARBADOS, 200 Acres - Leonard Alvey from Angus McCoy; 2 June 1738, 146 Acres - William Coomes from Thomas Coomes; 10 May 1747, 134 Acres - Joseph & William Green; 11 Sept 1747, 67 Acres - Angus McCoy from William Green; 22 Oct 1748,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Port Tobacco: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 321-139: BARBADOS: 1000 acres; Possession of - 1000 Acres - Digges, Edward: Surveyed 24 July 1679 for Elizabeth Wharton in his lordships manor of PANGUYA on the East side the main run of Port Tobacco Creek: Other Tracts Mentioned: PANGUYA MANOR; other notes - 200 Acres - John Parnham from John Digges; 27 Sept 1728, 702 Acres - Francis Gooderick from John Digges; 27 Sept 1728,1500 Acres - Henry Darnell from John Digges; 16 May 1729, 220 Acres - John Thompson from John Digges; 1 May 1730, Henry Darnell & recorded from C. Digges & recorded, Edward Neale & John Hall; 4 June 1733, ,

  • Sources 
    1. [S044761] Coombes.

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