Albert Elsworth McCombs

6 October 1866–21 June 1951 (Age 84)
Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Albert Elsworth

When Albert Elsworth McCombs was born on 6 October 1866, in Iowa, United States, his father, Pvt Charles F. McCombs, was 36 and his mother, Anna Elizabeth " Annie" Wolcott, was 31. He married Martha Etta Pendroy on 4 July 1887, in Monroe, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Monroe, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Chilhowee, Johnson, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 21 June 1951, in Warrensburg, Johnson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Chilhowee Township, Johnson, Missouri, United States.

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Albert Elsworth McCombs
Martha Etta Pendroy
Marriage: 4 July 1887
Lester R. McCombs
Clarence Albert McCombs
Claude E McCombs
Loren E McCombs
Arthur Vernon McCombs
Kenneth Owen McCombs

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  • Marriage
    4 July 1887Monroe, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 1
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
    1867 · The Burtis Opera House
    Age 1
    The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 24
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 3163;2007: 6757; 2010: 9134)Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McComb , with excrescent English -s. Compare Combs .

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Albert Rinehart, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
    • Albert E. Mccombs, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"
    • Walter Stoddord in entry for Arthur D. Stoddord, "Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992"

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