Gretha M Combs

Smithfield Twp, Roane, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Gretha M

When Gretha M Combs was born in April 1880, in Smithfield Twp, Roane, West Virginia, United States, her father, John Millian Combs, was 28 and her mother, Julia Ann Tallman, was 26.

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John Millian Combs
Julia Ann Tallman
Daniel Boone Combs
Gretha M Combs
Charles L. Combs
William Crawford Combs
John Warren Combs
Lizzie Combs
Samuel Miller Combs
Lucinda Combs
Rex Rohr Combs

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World Events (3)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 6

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Northern Irish: reduced form of McCombs .2 English: variant of Coombs .

Possible Related Names

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

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  • Gretha M Combs in household of John M Combs, "United States Census, 1880"

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