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From: William Hart <>
Subject: [ARIZARD-L] Campbell, Combs, Coonrod
Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2000 21:00:08 -0600
A relative sent me this information today. I thought it might be useful to
someone else. Brenda
Robert (born in TN) and Elizabeth Campbell Combs (born in KY) were married
Oct. 21, 1849 in Marion County, Arkansas (1850 Census). He was 23 and she
was 19. Both are buried in the Combs Cemetery in Melbourne, Arkansas.
Elizabeth was the first person to be buried there--she died June 15, 1883.
He married again after her death to Frances "Fame" Dixon. They had one son
Robert Combs was called "Bobby". He and Elizabeth had eight children:
Sarah -Born Oct. 30, 1850 (Died as a child.)
Samuel - Born Feb. 28, 1852
Jefferson - Born Dec. 26, 1854
Alexander - Born Feb. 7, 1857
Thomas - Born Jan. 9, 1859
Henry - Born April 22, 1862
Emiline (Milly) - Born March 6, 1863
Jackson - Born Nov. 26, 1866
All of their children were born in Arkansas except Jackson who was born in
Jackson married Nancy Lee Coonrod Feb. 24, 1887. He died Sept. 13, 1927.
She was born Oct. 6, 1867 in Tennessee and died April 7, 1962 in Boswell,
They had 13 children. The last one died as a baby--I think, of measles.
Their children are as follows:
Nancy Lee Coonrod was born in an area known as "Middle Tennessee." the
family moved to Arkansas when she was age four after the Civil War in which
her father was a POW of the Yankees. Present family members use the
spelling "Conrad." Both Jackson and Nancy Lee Combs are buried in the Combs
Cemetery in Melbourne, Arkansas. Nancy Lee Coonrod was the daughter of
Robert Newton Coonrod and Margaret Ann Bonner Coonrod.