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Rachael Boyd Coombs
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1831
Saint George
Knox County
Maine, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1911
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA

Coombs, Rachel (Boyd), COOMBS – At the family residence 402 Eleventh Avenue north February 20, 1911, Mrs. Rachel Coombs, aged 79 years. Member Washington Pioneers' Association. Funeral services will be held at the parlors of Bonney-Watson Co., Third avenue and University street Wednesday at 1 p. m. Pioneers and friends are invited to attend. Interment at Lake View cemetery. (The Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Tuesday, February 21, 1911).

Pioneer Woman Resident Dies of Pneumonia Attack - The funeral of Mrs. Rachel Coombs, for forty-two years a resident of Seattle, who died Monday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. W. Watson, 402 Eleventh avenue north, will be held this afternoon, at 1 o'clock, from the undertaking parlors of Bonney-Watson. Mrs. Coombs came to Seattle in 1858 in a sailing vessel, via the Isthmus of Panama. She was born in St. George, N.B. (sic), seventy-nine years ago. Her husband, Samuel Coombs, died about three years ago. When they arrived on Puget sound, in 1859, they first located at Port Madison, where they remained a few years. Later they removed to Seattle. She is survived by two sons–Mortimer Coombs, secretary of the Marine Engineers' Association, and Ray Coombs, a painter, both of whom reside in Seattle. (The Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Wednesday, February 22, 1911).
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Samuel Fuller Coombs (1831 - 1908)
 
 Children:
  Louisa Hall Coombs Watson (1854 - 1947)*
  Anna Elizabeth Coombs (1856 - 1862)*
  Abby Frank Coombs (1857 - 1862)*
  Arthur Samuel Coombs (1859 - 1862)*
  William Mortimer Coombs (1862 - 1934)*
  George Henry Coombs (1864 - 1866)*
  Alfred Hillery Coombs (1866 - 1877)*
  Raphael Coombs (1868 - 1933)*
  Asa Boyd Coombs (1880 - 1881)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lake View Cemetery
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Carolyn Farnum
Record added: Apr 11, 2001
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Rachael <i>Boyd</i> Coombs
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- Carolyn Farnum
 Added: Sep. 19, 2009
Rachel was born in St. George, Maine, daughter of Adam and Rachel (Kelloch) Boyd, on 22 Nov. 1831. She died in Seattle. Wife of Samuel Coombs. She came to Puget Sound in 1858 in a sailing vessel, via the Isthmus of Panama. Two sons survived her--Morti...(Read more)
- Lin
 Added: Jun. 3, 2007
 
 
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