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Meredith Richard Pennington/Combs

Meredith Richard Pennington/Combs

Male 1861 - 1924  (~ 63 years)

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  • Name Meredith Richard Pennington/Combs 
    • Also Known As Meredith "Meridy" Pennington. Father was Thornton Pennington. Both him and his brother, Poindexter took their mother's maiden name for reasons unknown.
    Born Jan 1861  Ashe County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1870  Jeffersonville, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land/Deed 10 Nov 1894  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Land/Deed 9 Aug 1895  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1900  Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910  Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land/Deed 26 Dec 1913  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1920  Lee, Mingo, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1 May 1924  Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Richard Combs Death Certificate
    Richard Combs Death Certificate
    Richard Combs Obit
    Richard Combs Obit
    2 May 1924
    Buried Unknown Cemetery in Baptist Valley Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID P1801  Burress Genealogy of Virginia
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2015 

    Father Thornton Pennington,   b. Abt 1836, Ashe County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1863, Dade County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth "Betsy" Combs,   b. 1839, Ashe County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1890-1900, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 19 Apr 1856  Ashe County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1782  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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 
    Meredith Pennington (Richard Combs) and Susan Totten Marriage
    Meredith Pennington (Richard Combs) and Susan Totten Marriage
    Children 
     1. Charles Harry "Charlie" Combs, Sr.,   b. 22 Sep 1882, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1952, Manchester, Clay County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Laura Katheryn Combs,   b. 2 May 1883, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1952, Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. Rachel Elizabeth Combs,   b. 2 May 1883, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1958, Mercer, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Bertha "Bertie" Lee Combs,   b. 11 Mar 1889, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1966, Hill Top, Fayette, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. John Edward Combs,   b. 4 Jul 1891, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1965  (Age 73 years)
     6. Perry Britton Combs,   b. 27 Oct 1893, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1965, Beckley, Raleigh, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     7. Margaret Ella "Ava" Combs,   b. 16 Feb 1896, Baptist Valley, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1966, Possibly Philadelphia, Pa or New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 71 years)
     8. Cana Mae Combs,   b. 6 Apr 1883, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1927, War, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     9. Rose Combs,   b. 1900, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1965  (Age 64 years)
     10. Roy W. Combs,   b. 1902, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1934  (Age 33 years)
     11. Irby Earl Combs,   b. 18 Apr 1903, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1975, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     12. Robert "Bobby" Combs,   b. 07 May 1908 , Berwind, McDowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1966, Charleston, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     13. Clara Combs,   b. 1913, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1966, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Histories
    Burress & Combs Family History
    Burress & Combs Family History
    Written by Matilda Burress Bledsoe, Raleigh's daughter.
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jan 1861 - Ashe County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Jeffersonville, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Nov 1881 - Smyth, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand/Deed - Know all men by these present that I, Richard Combs, of Tazewell County in the State of Virginia, being a house holder and head of a family do hereby set aside and claim as my homestead exemption under the laws of the State of Virginia, the following property to wit: 1 Cow worth about $20.00 1 Hog worth about $ 5.00 1 Mare worth about $30.00 All my corn crop now on the lands of Charles Young and John Harry Young, and also all fodder of said corn crop. Corn fodder +c worth about $50.00. All my household and kitchen furniture worth about $10.00. To be held and enjoyed by me free from levy seizure, garnish, or sale. Witness the following signature and seal this October 22, 1894. His mark - Richard Combs (Seal) Virginia: In the Clerk's Office of Tazewell Circuit Court I, J.H. Bane Harman, Clerk of Tazewell Circuit Court, do hereby certify that Richard Combs, whose name is signed to the writing above, bearing date on the 22nd day of October 1894 has acknowledged the same before me in my office aforesaid. Given under my hand October 22, 1894. H. Bane Harman, Clerk. Virginia: In the Clerk's Office of Tazewell County Court October 22, 1894, This homestead claim was presented, and upon the awarded certificate of acknowledgment, admitted to record. Teste. T.E. George, Clerk. - 10 Nov 1894 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand/Deed - Know all men by these present that I, Richard Combs, of Tazewell County in the State of Virginia, being a house holder and head of a family do hereby set aside and claim as my homestead exemption under the laws of the State of Virginia, the following property to wit: 1 Cow worth about $20.00 1 Calf worth about $ 4.00 2 Hogs worth about $ 7.00 1 Mare worth about $30.00 All my wheat crop now on the land of John Harry Young (w/stock), all my corn crop now on the land of John H. Young and Charles Young, and all my household and kitchen furniture worth about $10.00. To be held and enjoyed by me free from levy seizure, garnish, or sale. Witness the following signature and seal this 9th day of August, 1895. His mark - Richard Combs (Seal) Witness: T.E. George Virginia: In the Clerk's Office of Tazewell Circuit Court. I, T.E. George, Clerk the County Court of Tazewell County in the said state of Virginia, do certify that Richard Combs, whose name is signed to the foregoing writing, bearing date on the 9th day of August 1895 has acknowledged the same before me in my county aforesaid. Given under my hand this the 9th day of August 1895. T.E. George, Clerk. Virginia: In the Clerk's Office of Tazewell County Court August 9, 1895, This homestead claim was presented, and upon the awarded certificate of acknowledgment, admitted to record. Teste. T.E. George, Clerk. - 9 Aug 1895 - 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 MapsCensus - 1910 - Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand/Deed - Know all men by these present that I, Richard Combs, a householder and head of a family, and resident of the County of Tazewell in the state of Virginia, do hereby declare my intention to claim and do hereby claim select and set apart as and for my homestead Exemption under the constitution of Virginia and the law in pursuance thereof the Personal property hereinafter named each parcel or article being followed by my cash valuation therefore to wit: 5 iron bedsteads, springs and mattresses for four beds, eight pillows, blankets for same. One range stove, one dresser, one washstand, one sewing machine, two trunks, one dining table and all kitchen utensils and wearing clothes all to the value of $220, two hundred twenty dollars, given under my hand and seal this the 26 day of December 1913 Richard Combs (His Seal) State of Virginia County of Tazewell to Wit: I, T.S.J. Murray, a justice of the peace in the Maiden Springs District of Tazewell County in the said state of Virginia, do certify that Richard Combs, whose name is signed to the above writing, bearing date on the 26th day of December 1913 has acknowledged the same before me in my county aforesaid. Given under my hand this the 26 day of December 1913. T.S.J. Murray J.P Virginia: In the Clerk's Office of Tazewell County Court December 26, 1913, This deed was presented, and upon the annexed certificate of acknowledgment, admitted to record. Teste. W.S. Surface, Clerk. - 26 Dec 1913 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 May 1924 - Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S30] Tazewell County Deed Books, Deed Book 37, Page 42.

    2. [S30] Tazewell County Deed Books, Book 38 Page 75.

    3. [S30] Tazewell County Deed Books, Deed Book 75, Page 500.