David Coombs

9 June 1852–24 November 1928 (Age 76)
Burslem, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of David

When David Coombs was born on 9 June 1852, in Burslem, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Coombs Sr., was 37 and his mother, Eliza Astbury, was 39. He had at least 7 sons and 5 daughters with Theresa Billings. He lived in Bridport, Dorset, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He registered for military service in 1923. He died on 24 November 1928, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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David Coombs
Theresa Billings
David Joshua Coombs
Richard Alonzo Coombs
Arthur Warren Coombs
Ray Herman Coombs
Hepzibah Ellen Coombs
George Lewis Coombs
Mary Eliza Coombs
Ephraim Hyrum Coombs
Harriet Theresa Coombs
Emily Coombs
Vanever May Coombs
Titus William Coombs

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World Events (8)

1854 · St. George's Hall
Age 2
In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
1854 · The Crimean War
Age 2
The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1877 · Logan's First Stake is Formed
Age 25
Eighteen years after the first ward was established and the population of the valley increased exponentially, the first Stake was established.

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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Sources (58)

  • David Coombs in household of George Coombs, "United States Census, 1870"
  • David Coombs in entry for Pratt Chappell and Vanever Coombs, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • David Coombs in entry for Theresa Billings Coombs, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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