William Lambert McCombs

1855–1926 (Age 70)
Yountville, Napa, California, United States

The Life of William Lambert

When William Lambert McCombs was born on 31 August 1855, in Yountville, Napa, California, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin McCombs, was 26 and his mother, Nancy Lavina Lear, was 16. He married Mary Anna Stewart on 28 November 1881, in Santa Cruz, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Judicial Township 3, Contra Costa, California, United States in 1860. He died on 28 May 1926, in King, Washington, United States, at the age of 70.

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William Lambert McCombs
Mary Anna Stewart
Marriage: 28 November 1881
Effie McCombs

Spouse & Children

28 November 1881
Santa Cruz, California, United States


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World Events (8)

1857 · 7.9 Earthquake In Fort Tejon

Age 2

The Fort Tejon earthquake, on January 9, 1857, registered at 7.9, making it one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in the United States. Only two people were killed, largely due to the sparse population in the area where the earthquake occurred. As a result of the large scale shaking, the Kern River was turned upstream and fish were stranded miles from Tulare Lake as the waters were rocked so far from its banks.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 20

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of McComb , formed with the redundant addition of the English patronymic ending -s.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William S Mc Combs in household of Benj F Mc Combs, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William L Mccombs, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • William L Mccombs, "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"

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