Person:Elijah Combs (2)

Elijah "General Lige" Combs
m. 1756
  1. John Combs1761 - 1848
  2. Elijah "General Lige" Combs1770 - 1855
m. 1796
  1. Jesse Combs1798 - 1874
  2. Susan Combsabt 1800 -
  3. Elijah Combsabt 1802 - 1847
  4. Jackson G Combsabt 1816 - abt 1858
Facts and Events
Name[1] Elijah "General Lige" Combs
Gender Male
Birth[2][3] 17 Mar 1770 Frederick, Virginia, United Statessource = OLT, needs verification
Alt Marriage 1792 Virginiato Sarah "Sally" Roark
Marriage 1796 Montgomery, Roanoke County, VirginiaCitation needed; source = OLT, needs verification
to Sarah "Sally" Roark
Death[2][3][4] 12 Sep 1855 Hazard, Perry, Kentucky, United States
  1. Compiler: Libby Schmalzried. A Roark Family History. (September 18, 2006).
  2. 2.0 2.1 International Genealogical Index. (LDS Church, 1999-2005).
  3. 3.0 3.1 .
    [Caution: no sources provided]

    Elijah "General Lige" Combs b Mar 1770 Frederick Co VA d 12 Sept 1855 Perry Co KY s/o John Combs Sr and Nancy Harding. Elijah "General Lige" Combs m. before 1799 VA to Sallie Roark, b 1767/1773 VA d 7 Sept 1855 Perry Co KY, a few days before her husband, d/o Michael Roark and Letitia Grigsby
    [Note: parents are slightly different. Needs more research.]

  4. Kentucky, United States. Kentucky, Death Records, 1852-1965. (Provo, Utah: [database on-line], 2007).

    Name: Elijah Combs
    Death Date: 12 Sep 1855
    Death Location: Perry, Kentucky, USA
    Residence Location: Perry
    Age: 85
    Gender: Male
    Birth Date: abt 1770
    Father's Name: John Combs
    Mother's name: Nancy Combs

  5.   Find A Grave.

    Elijah Combs
    Birth: Apr. 17, 1770
    Montgomery County [Note: Montgomery County did not exist prior to 1776, it was then portions of Botetourt and Fincastle Counties]
    Virginia, USA
    Death: Sep. 12, 1855
    Perry County
    Kentucky, USA

    Elijah Combs was born 4-17-1770 in Montgomery Co., Virginia and died 9-12-1855 in Hazard, Ky. He was one of the founding fathers of the city of Hazard. He donated 10 square acres of his land for the city. He was the son of ohn Combs and Nancy Harding and one of the 8 Combs brothers who came to Kentucky. Elijah served in the Kentucky Militia as a major in the 2nd Batallion 80th Regiment in 1811. He was the Perry Co. jailor in 1833, the Perry sheriff in 1836, and served in the Kentucky State Senate in 1840.

    Elijah married Sally Roark, daughter of Michael and Lettie Roark of Virginia in Roanoke, Va. Sallie was born cicra 1767-1775 in Montgomery Co., Va. and died in 1855 of flux in Hazard. Sallie and Elijah are buried in the Combs family cemetery on back of hill behind the Perry Co. courthouse. There is a marker for Elijah but none for Sallie.

    Elijah and Sallie were parents of these children: Jesse Combs, Nancy Combs Wooton, Elijah Combs, Jr., Louisa Combs Cornett, Mary 'Polly' Combs Duff, Jackson G. Combs, Lucinda Combs Ison Duff and Susan Combs Mattingly.