Susan Norris Combs

Female25 May 1864–4 June 1938

Brief Life History of Susan Norris

When Susan Norris Combs was born on 25 May 1864, in Cleopatra, Mercer, Missouri, United States, her father, George Henry Combs, was 31 and her mother, Clarissa A Lowry, was 32. She married Oliver Brown Somerville on 18 January 1884, in Mercer, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Franklin Township, Grundy, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Grand River Township, Daviess, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 4 June 1938, in Jamesport, Daviess, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Jamesport, Daviess, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Brown Somerville
Susan Norris Combs
Marriage: 18 January 1884
Fredie N. Somerville
Leslie Glendenning Somerville
Orin J Somerville
George Wesley Somerville
William Warner Somerville
Lena A Somerville
Mary Ida Somerville
John Roosevelt Somerville
Gladys Olive Somerville
James H Somerville Jr

Sources (10)

  • Susan N Somerville in household of O B Somerville, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nora in entry for Orin Somerville, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Norris Combs in household of George H Combs, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1884Mercer, Missouri, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1865 · The Assassination of a President

    Age 1

    "While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."


    Age 22

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern England and southeastern Wales): variant of Coombs .

    Shortened form of northern Irish McCombs .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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