Martin Combs

1906–5 December 1956 (Age 50)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Martin

When Martin Combs was born in 1906, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Elijah Combs, was 38 and his mother, Patsy Sumner, was 34. He lived in Magisterial District 3 Pond Creek, Jackson, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 December 1956, in Jackson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Combs
Patsy Sumner
Margaret Combs
Della Combs
Sherman Combs
Clinton Combs
Betty Jane Combs
Martin Combs
Gilbert Combs
Maud Combs
Richmond Combs

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 0

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 6

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.

Age 14

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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 (2)

  • Martin Combs in household of Eliza Combs, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mart Combs in household of Eligah Combs, "United States Census, 1920"

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