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William COOMBE, Jr.

Male 1836 - 1902  (65 years)


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  • Name William COOMBE  [1
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 20 Nov 1836  Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Feb 1902  [1, 3
    Buried Mt. Zion Cemetery, Mt. Zion, Macon, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Mt. Zion Cemetery
    Mt. Zion, Macon, Illinois
    U.S.A 
    • William COOMBE, Born Nov 20, 1836 - Died Feb 27, 1902; Sarah E. COOMBE, Born Nov 1, 1841 - Died Dec 4, 1921.
    Notes 
    • In 1901, while visiting the home of George NORSWORTHY, Joseph COOMBE wrote a biography of his family. Of his brother he wrote, "In 1861, William was married to Eliza MURRAY, of Bracken County, Kentucky, to whom were born two sons, James William and Elmer. The mother became ill with consumption, and after a few months died..... William was a second time married, to Mary Ann DAVIDSON, to whom were born three children, Albert, Minnie, and Oscar. The mother having died, William was again married to Sarah SCOTT, of Macon County, Illinois, who still survives. They had two children, Clarence and Lillie. ..William died age 65". [1]
    Person ID I4912  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2014 

    Father William COOMBE,   b. Abt 1805, North Bovey, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1878, Macon County, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann NOSWORTHY,   b. Abt 1806, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1875, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 29 Jun 1833  Tormoham, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address 1841  [5
    Higher Union St., Tormoham, Devon 
    Address 1851  [2
    6 Factory Row, Torquay, Devon 
    Address Bef 1859  [1
    Claremont County, Ohio 
    Address 1859  [1
    Jefferson County, Iowa 
    • In the same year, they moved to Macon County, Illinois.
    Address 1860  [6
    Decatur Post Office, Macon, Illinois 
    Address 1870  [7
    Macon, Illinois 
    • They were living beside their married son, John.
    Family ID F1325  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Eliza Jane MURRAY,   b. 6 Mar 1839, Bracken County, Kentucky, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1870, Augusta, Bracken, Kentucky, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 8 Apr 1861  Bracken County, Kentucky, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    • They were married at the home of the bride's parents; performed by Rev. Henry B. Taylor. [8]
    Children 
     1. James William COOMBE,   b. 10 Apr 1864, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1932, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Elmer Elsworth COOMBE,   b. 10 Dec 1865, Macon, Macon, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1925, Mt. Zion, Macon, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2011 
    Family ID F1329  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary Ann DAVIDSON,   b. 9 Jan 1842, Mt. Zion, Macon, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1873, Mt. Zion, Macon, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 10 Sep 1868  Macon County, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address 1870  Macon, Macon, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Albert Edcel COOMBE,   b. 1 Apr 1870, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1950, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Minnie Belle COOMBE,   b. Abt 1871, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1942, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
     3. Oscar COOMBE,   b. Abt 1873, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2009 
    Family ID F1330  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Sarah Elizabeth SCOTT,   b. 1 Nov 1841, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1921, Mt. Zion, Macon, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 25 Jun 1874  Macon County, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address 1880  Milam, Macon, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address 1900  Mt. Zion, Macon, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • They were living beside his married son, James.
    Children 
     1. Lillie F. COOMBE,   b. Abt 1878, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
     2. Clarence COOMBE,   b. 19 Jul 1880, Mt. Zion, Macon, Illinois, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mt.Dec 1971, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2008 
    Family ID F1331  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    COOMBE
    COOMBE

    WILLIAM COOMBE
    Born Nov 20, 1836 - Died Feb 27, 1902
    SARAH E. COOMBE
    Born Nov 1, 1841 - Died Dec 4, 1921


  • Sources 
    1. [S306] Biography: COOMBE, Joseph Coombe, (15 March 1909 in McIntosh, Florida, at the home of George Norsworthy; copy rec'd from Mike Norsworthy, July 2005.).

    2. [S696] Census of England, 1851.

    3. [S107] Memorial inscription.

    4. [S702] Marriages 1813-1837 NOSWORTHY and NORSWORTHY, Devon Family History Society.

    5. [S137] Census of England, 1841.

    6. [S831] Census of U.S.A., 1860.

    7. [S399] Census of U.S.A., 1870.

    8. [S578] Website: Rootsweb, (http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/).

    9. [S162] Website.

    10. [S226] Census of U.S.A., 1880.

    11. [S206] Census of U.S.A., 1900.


  

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