Alonzo Jesse McCombs

Brief Life History of Alonzo Jesse

When Alonzo Jesse McCombs was born on 1 January 1843, in Wheatland, Monroe, New York, United States, his father, Andrew McCombs, was 52 and his mother, Susannah Hoffman, was 37. He married Amy Melinda Jenkins on 14 July 1864, in Franklin Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Franklin Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. He died on 24 March 1865, in Alexandria, Arlington, Virginia, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Alexandria, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alonzo Jesse McCombs
1843–1865
Amy Melinda Jenkins
1847–1922
Marriage: 14 July 1864
Alonzo Jessie McCombs Jr.
1865–1931

Sources (8)

  • Alonzo Mc Comb in household of Andrew Mc Comb, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alonzo McCombs, "BillionGraves Index"
  • A. Mccombs in entry for Alonzo Mccombs, "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953"

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1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McComb , with excrescent English -s. Compare Combs .

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

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Alonzo McCombs Pension to survivors

On Fold 3 is file on his wife's request for pension: It is 216 pages long and the majority of it refers to her 2nd husband. She is Amy M. McCombs widow of Alonzo J. McCombs Private Co A. Battery H. …

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