Charles Leonard Coombs

Male1 April 1878–28 June 1939

Brief Life History of Charles Leonard

When Charles Leonard Coombs was born on 1 April 1878, in Joseph, Sevier, Utah, United States, his father, George Coombs Jr, was 33 and his mother, Pauline Gustava Gulbrandsen, was 26. He married Emma Rebecca Shurtz on 18 September 1901, in Central, Graham, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Central, Graham, Arizona, United States in 1920 and Utah, United States in 1935. He died on 28 June 1939, in Globe, Gila, Arizona, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Central Cemetery, Central, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Leonard Coombs
Emma Rebecca Shurtz
Marriage: 18 September 1901
Charles Edward Coombs
Pauline Lena Coombs
Lillian Coombs
Veda Coombs
Emma Coombs
Lenna Verl Coombs
Dent Leroy Coombs
Max Milton Coombs Sr.
Nellie Coombs

Sources (37)

  • Charles L Coombs in entry for Nellie Coombs, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
  • Charles Leanard Coombs, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Chas E Coombs in entry for Charles Edward Coombs, "Missouri, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 September 1901Central, Graham, Arizona, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries 1880: Pima, Arizona Territory, United States 1881: Graham, Arizona Territory, United States 1912: Graham, Arizona, United States

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 3

    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.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 18

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): variant of Coombe , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Charles Leonard Coombs Life Story

    Charles Leonard Coombs Apr 1, 1878 ~ Jun 28, 1939 Fountain Green, Utah ~ Globe, Arizona with wife Emma Rebecca Shurtz Dec 26, 1882 ~ Aug 26, 1958 Forestdale, Arizona ~ Phoenix, Arizona provided by Ev …

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