George Mc Coombs

19 December 1862–20 December 1951 (Age 89)
Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of George

When George Mc Coombs was born on 19 December 1862, in Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, James McCombs, was 32 and his mother, Ellen Sheehan, was 24. He married Sarah Ann Lampson on 25 July 1891, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Monson, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States in 1870 and Warren, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1880. He died on 20 December 1951, in Essex, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Riverview Cemetery, Essex, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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George Mc Coombs
Sarah Ann Lampson
Marriage: 25 July 1891
Emma Elizabeth Mccoombs
George Franklin Mccoombs
Ruth Sarah Mccoombs
William Walter Mccoombs
Esther Almeda Mccoombs
Ellen Gertrude McCoombs
James Harold Mccoombs

Spouse and Children

25 July 1891
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    William H McCombs



    James Combs


    Elizabeth McCombs


    Ellen McCombs


World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Shortened form of any of the many Scottish and Irish surnames formed with Gaelic mac ‘son of’.

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

Sources (3)

  • George Mccombs in household of James Mccombs, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • George Mccombs in household of James M Mccombs, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • George Mccombs in household of William S Gilbert, "United States Census, 1880"

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