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Rachel Elizabeth Combs

Female 1883 - 1958  (75 years)


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  • Name Rachel Elizabeth Combs 
    Born 2 May 1883  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    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 
    Residence 1920  Jeffersonville, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1930  Browns Creek, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Dec 1958  Maple Hill Cemetery, Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 2 Dec 1958  Mercer, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1920 Living next door to sister Laura (Tazewell)
      Moved to McDowell County WV around 1929-1930 with her sister Laura and her family
    Person ID P1843  Burress Genealogy of Virginia
    Last Modified 7 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 1 Robert Alfred Martin,   b. 29 Aug 1875, Greenbrier, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1935, Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 05 Apr 1911  Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Rachel Combs and Robert Martin Marriage Certificate
    Rachel Combs and Robert Martin Marriage Certificate
    Children 
     1. Everett A. Martin,   b. 30 Dec 1911, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1995, Rocky Mount, Franklin, Virginia, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  []
     2. Myrtle Martin,   b. 1915, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     3. Virgil Carl Martin,   b. 30 Mar 1915, Gary, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1935, Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)  []
     4. Catherine Martin,   b. 1918, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     5. Elizabeth Martin,   b. 8 Feb 1922, McDowell County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1922, Pageton, McDowell, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  []
     6. Baby Martin,   b. 4 Jan 1926, Switchback, McDowell, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1926, Switchback, McDowell, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  []
     7. Alfred Martin,   b. 1928, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F732  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Unknown Puckett 
    Married After 1930  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F1401  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 May 1883 - 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 MapsMarried - 05 Apr 1911 - Tazewell County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Jeffersonville, Tazewell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Browns Creek, Mcdowell, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - After 1930 - Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Dec 1958 - Maple Hill Cemetery, Bluefield, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Dec 1958 - Mercer, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Photo from L to R: Marie Scott, William Rose, Rachel Combs Martin
    Photo from L to R: Marie Scott, William Rose, Rachel Combs Martin

  • Sources 
    1. [S54] West Virginia Death Index, 1853-1973.
      Name Rachael Elizabeth Martin Puckett Death Date 2 Dec 1958 Death Place Mercer, West Virginia Father Name Richard Combs
      Mother Name Elizabeth Smith (not sure where the name Smith came from, her mother was definitely a Totten)