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James Henry Combs

James Combs
Full Name: James Henry Combs
Birth date: March 2, 1841
Death date: July 16, 1926

Terms of Service

  • House, 19th Legislature
    1/13/1885 - 1/11/1887

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, Sergeant, Company E, 6th Texas Infantry, enlisted 10/19/1861 at San Marcos. James H. Combs (full name James Henry Combs), death date 7/16/1926 in Hays County, widow Mrs. Fannie A. Combs, marriage date 11/29/1864 in Hays County. Includes obituary of Dr. James Henry Combs from Confederate Veteran, September 1926. Pension File No. 47219. Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com .
  • Dr. J.H. Combs, birth date 3/2/1841 in Johnson County, Missouri; death date 7/16/1926 in San Marcos, Hays County, Texas; dentist. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • James H. Combs, birth date 3/2/1841, death date 7/16/1926, interment in San Marcos Cemetery, San Marcos, Hays County. Find a Grave .
  • "Representative Convention at Seguin," 8/27/1884, p. 3. "Hon. J.N. Stagner, of Caldwell, was elected chairman, and Sterling Fisher, of Hays, secretary." Nomination of J.M. Jolly [sic: Jolley], of Caldwell, and Dr. J.H. Coombs [sic: Combs], of Hays. Account of speech by Hon. W.H. Burges, "to explain why the Democratic majority was reduced in the last election . . . " Sterling Fisher assumed Democrat - all other members present were Democrats. Galveston Daily News .
  • Obituary, Dr. James Henry Combs, "Dr. J.H. Combs, Buried Sunday at San Marcos: Aged Churchman and Confederate Veteran Had Devoted Life to Methodist Church," 7/19/1926, p. 15. Houston Chronicle .
  • Biographical sketch, J.H. Combs, p. 20. Born March 1841 in Johnson County, Missouri. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature 1885.
  • Obituary, Dr. James H. Combs, "Longtime Citizen of San Marcos Dies, 85," The Bastrop Advertiser, 7/22/1926, p. 1, crediting Bastrop Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
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