William L. McCombs

1818–1885 (Age 67)
Wayne, Ohio, United States

The Life of William L.

When William L. McCombs was born on 31 January 1818, in Wayne, Ohio, United States, his father, Lambert McCombs, was 27 and his mother, Hannah Hague, was 30. He married Eva Cripe on 12 September 1839, in St. Joseph, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 8 December 1885, in Clay Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Clay Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William L. McCombs
1818–1885
Eva Cripe
1816–1897
Marriage: 12 September 1839
Elizabeth H. Mc Combs
1840–1932
John McCombs
1841–1901
Lambert McCombs
1843–1918
Maria McCombs
1844–1903
Samuel Jacob McCombs
1848–1934
Eva Ellen McCombs
1855–1957
Hannah Lucinda McCombs
1857–1932
Sarah Amanda McCombs
1859–1932
William Franklin McCombs
1861–1940

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
12 September 1839
St. Joseph, Indiana, United States
children

(9)

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 7

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 18

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of McComb , formed with the redundant addition of the English patronymic ending -s.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William McCombs, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Wm Mccombs, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Mccombs, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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