Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Elizabeth Combs

Female Bef 1740 - Aft 1791  (> 53 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Combs 
    Born Bef 1740  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1791  Port Tobacco, East Hundred, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I134922  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2021 

    Father William Combs,   b. 1700, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1783, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Winifred Ensey,   b. Abt 1708, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1777, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Aft 1722  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11999  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ignatius Smith,   b. Bef 1736, Jordan, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1782, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 46 years) 
    Married Abt 1756  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Smith,   b. Bef 1772, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1792, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)  [Stepchild]  [natural]
     2. Ignatius Smith,   b. Bef 1770, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1790, Charles County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)  [natural]
     3. Anne Smith,   b. Bef 1774, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1791, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 19 years)  [natural]
     4. Clare Smith,   b. Bef 1772, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1791, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 21 years)  [natural]
     5. Winifred Smith,   b. Bef 1776, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1791, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 17 years)  [natural]
     6. Mary Smith,   b. Bef 1776, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1791, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 17 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2021 
    Family ID F14581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book B-1, 1782-1785; Page 220.
      William Coomes' Sr Will.
      I, William Coomes Sr of CC, planter, am in perfect health.
      To my son William Coomes - a parcel of land adjoining the land of his deed, from the rowlling path 100 yards in width as his land runs to his beginning tree, thence to Greens Inheritance.
      To Joseph Coomes- 2 oldest daughters - 1 cow apiece.
      To Richard Coomes - several tracts of land, viz, Coomes Delight, Duncassell Paw thickets enlarged, and all my land between Walter Smith's land and my son William's
      land, and 1 Negro boy, Isack.
      To Clare Thompson - the use of a tract of land called the addition, during her life, and after her death to be equally divided between her 2 sons.
      To my daughter Winifrit Smith - a parcel of land from the end of the meadows to the end of the last line of Coomes hunting place.
      To Edward Miles - all my land on the south side of the pond, adjoining his plantation and McFeniss line.
      To my daughter Elizabeth Smith - a tract of land called Donde reservaid, from her plantation, with McFenises line to the long Pond, and with the pond to her brothers line and with his line and the Rowling road to an ancient path that leads to George Boswell's as far as McFeniss line, and with it to her plantation. Also 1 Negro man called Charles.
      To Sarah Greene - the plantation she lives on, and with my fence to the road and with the road to the path that leads to George Boswells, and with McFenises line and as my lands runs to the plantation, during her life; after to be her son Henry's,
      To Anna Coomes - 1 Negro girl called Mary.
      To Mr. Ignatius Mathews - 1 Negro called Benjamin or a Negro woman and child, to be sold, one half of the money to be given to the poor, the rest for the use he shall think proper,
      To my wife - my dwelling plantation and the use of my stock, during her life, and also my Negroes excepting Charles and Isack, and the rest of estate, after my just debts are paid, to be equally divided between William Coomes and Richard Coomes.
      Executor: my afd son William Coomes.
      Signed Feb 11, 1783 - Wm Coomes Sr_ Wit - Giles Green Jr,
      Joseph Green Thompson, James Thompson.
      Probated on Sep 27, 1783 by the oath of the executor,
      William Coomes Jr, and by the oaths of all 3 witnesses
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      Charles County Land Records 1782-1786; Liber Z#3; Page 73. Bond and Award, recorded at the request of Henry Green.
      Articles of Agreement between Henry Green and Elizabeth Smith, both of CC, Whereas sd Henry Green and Elizabeth Smith agree to appoint Messrs Henry Hagan, George Hargraves (Heartgraves), William McPherson Jr, and John Brooke, to determine which road they are to abide by, according to the expressions of the will of William Coomes decd, and the depositions taken of the roads, the condition of the above agreeable [agreement] is such that of either of the afd agreeing parties fails in their agreement, they are to pay the other party 100 £sterling. Signed May 20, 1784 - Henry, Green, Elizabeth (- her mark) Smith. Wit - Henry Ragan, John Brooke.
      Whereas variance and differences have arisen between Henry Green and Elizabeth Smith of CC concerning certain expressions contained in the will of the late William Coomes of CC, decd, relative to the lines of their respective lands, we determine that sd Green may run with the fence of the late Wm Coomes to the road, and with the road to the path that leads to G. Boswells, as expressed in Mr. Coomes' will Signed - Henry Hagan, George Hargraves
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      Charles County Land Records 1786-1790; Liber D#4; Page 58. Bond and award, recorded at the request of Edward Miles. We, Edward Miles and Elizabeth Smith, both of CC, are bound to each other in the sum of 250 £to the which payment truly to be made, we bind ourselves this Oct 19, 1786, to warrant that sd Edward Miles and Elizabeth Smith will abide by the award of George Hargraves and Bennet Hamilton, "chosen to determine concerning a pond lying in or between the lands devised to the above parties by William Coomes decd". Signed - Edward Miles, Elizabeth (X her mark) Smith. Wit - A Ropey, Henry Green.
      We, being appointed by Edwd Miles and Elizabeth Smith to determine the division line in the pond between them, do agree that they shall divide with a straight line down from a certain watery oak near the lines of Mr. William Coomes' deeded lands, and from thence with a straight line to a maple near a large gum near Mr. Fenwick's land, the sd line to continue until it intersects each of their lands, William Coomes & Mr. Fenwick. Signed Oct 19, 1788 - George Hargraves, Bennet Hamilton. Recorded Apr 10, 1787.
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      Charles County Land Records 1790-1792; Liber K#4; Page 367. Nov 30, 1791 from Joshua Coomes of CC, shoemaker, to Ann Smith, Mary Smith, Winefred Smith, and Clare Boswell of CC, for 100 £, a tract of land that was bequeathed to Elizabeth Smith by her decd father, William Coomes, late of CC, as by the will of sd William Coomes dated Feb 12, 1783,
      Signed - Joshua (C his mark) Coomes. Wit - Geo Lee*, Henry H Chapman*. Jane Coomes, wife to sd Joshua, relinquished her right of dower. Mrs. Elizabeth Smith paid 4 shillings to the afd witnesses, for their acknowledgements. Recorded Dec 5, 1791 at the request of Elizabeth Smith.

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