Ada Maude Combs

26 June 1906–5 October 1994 (Age 88)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Ada Maude

When Ada Maude Combs was born on 26 June 1906, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Elihue Titsworth Combs, was 25 and her mother, Mable J Wykle, was 27. She married William Sherman Russell on 15 December 1927, in Greene, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Civil District 25, Greene, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years. She died on 5 October 1994, at the age of 88, and was buried in Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Sherman Russell
Ada Maude Combs
Marriage: 15 December 1927
William Clyde Russell
Herbert Russell
Geneva Russell

Spouse and Children

15 December 1927
Greene, Tennessee, United States



    Herbert Russell


    Geneva Russell


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Maude Russell in household of Wm S Russell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maud Combs in household of Elihu T Combs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maude Combs, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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