|Birth: ||Nov. 10, 1862|
|Death: ||Oct. 2, 1946|
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Joseph Henry Combs, son of Catharine and Zachariah Combs, was born near Hidalgo, Illinois, on November 10, 1862, and
departed this life on October 2, 1946, at the age of 83 years, 10 months, and 22 days.
He was married to Katie Lowe on February 21, 1884. They spent 62 years of happy married life together. Fifty years of this time was spent on the farm where he passed away.
He became a member of the Church of Christ when a young man.
He leaves to mourn his death his wife and five children, Bertha Dulgar of Hidalgo, Clarence Combs of Bluford, Flossie Matthews of Rose Hill, Mrs. Harry Gibson of Janesville, and Joseph Combs, Jr. of Hidalgo; thirteen grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two half sisters, Hester Bowers of Hidalgo and Alice Rice of Oblong; and a number of nieces and nephews. One brother, S.M. Combs, preceded him in death several years ago.
He was a good neighbor and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Funeral services were held at Hidalgo by the Rev. J. E. Spencer.
Zachariah R Combs (1832 - 1862)
Nancy Catherine Kilbourn Cooper (1838 - 1918)
Catharine Lowe Combs (1865 - 1959)*
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Record added: Jun 13, 2008
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