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Bertha "Bertie" Lee Combs

Female 1889 - 1966  (77 years)


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  • Name Bertha "Bertie" Lee Combs 
    Born 11 Mar 1889  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Bertie L. Combs 15 Mar 1889 (date different then death index) Tazewell Co. Virginia Parents: Richard and Susan Combs.
    Gender Female 
    Census 1900  Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1920  Coburn Fork, Pike, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1930  Browns Creek, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 18 Sep 1966  Hill Top, Fayette, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Raleigh Register, Beckley WV; 19 Sep 1966 (Obit)

      Services for Mrs. Bertie Lee Smith, 78, Minden, will be held at 2 PM Tuesday in the Tyree Funeral HOme Chapel at Oak Hill with the Rev. Bill Menefee in charge. Burial will be in the Hilltop Cemetery. Mrs. Smith died Sunday in a Hilltop nursing hime after a two month illness. Born March 11, 1888, at Tazewell, Va. she was a daughter of the late Richard and Susie Totten Combs. She was a member of the Oak Hill Baptist Church. Her husband, James Sanford Smith, preceded her in death. Survivors include two brothers, Erby and Robert, addresses unknown; two sisters, Mrs. Clara Price and Mrs. Eva Henderson, both of New York; two daughters, Mrs. John Alley of Minden and Mrs. J.D. Stone of Montcoal; four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 PM today.
    Bertie Combs Death Certificate
    Bertie Combs Death Certificate
    Buried 20 Sep 1966  Hill Top Cemetery, Oak Hill, Fayette, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID P1800  Burress Genealogy of Virginia
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2015 

    Father Meredith Richard Pennington/Combs,   b. Jan 1861, Ashe County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1924, Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Susan Elizabeth "Susie" Totten,   b. 8 March 1867, Rich Valley, Smyth County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1933, Pocahontas, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 3 Nov 1881  Smyth, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Sanford Smith,   b. 8 Mar 1877, Wyoming, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1966, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 88 years) 
    Married 4 Jan 1905  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Marriage Register

      Husband's Name Sanford Smith Husband's Age 27 Husband's Birthplace Wyoming County, West Virginia Husband's Residence Tazewell County, Virginia Husband's Condition Single Husband's Father Lige Smith (?) Husband's Mother Caroline Smith Husband's Occupation Laborer Wife's Name Bertie Combs Wife's Age 17 Wife's Birthplace Tazewell County, Virginia Wife's Residence Tazewell County, Virginia Wife's Condition Single Wife's Father Richard Combs Wife's Mother Susan Combs Marriage Date 04 January 1905 Marriage Place Tazewell County, Virginia Performed By J.H.
    Children 
     1. Lola Smith,   b. 1906, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     2. Lula Marie Smith,   b. 1909, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  []
    Last Modified 7 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F1144  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Mar 1889 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Jan 1905 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Coburn Fork, Pike, Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Browns Creek, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Sep 1966 - Hill Top, Fayette, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S63] Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917, Page 296.

    2. [S33] Tazewell Marriage Register, Register 3 Page 169, Line 5.