Olin Dwight Combs

21 September 1910–8 July 1964 (Age 53)
Cove Creek Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Olin Dwight

When Olin Dwight Combs was born on 21 September 1910, in Cove Creek Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Pinkney Combs, was 23 and his mother, Etta Susan Eller, was 21. He married Rachel Kate Hodges on 2 July 1943, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Boone Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 8 July 1964, in Union, Union, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Moretz Cemetery, Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States.

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Olin Dwight Combs
Rachel Kate Hodges
Marriage: 2 July 1943

Spouse and Children

2 July 1943
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 6

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.

Age 17

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dwight Combs in household of John T Combs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dwight Combs in household of John P Combs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dwight Combs in household of John Combs, "United States Census, 1930"

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