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Gilbert Combs
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Birth: Nov. 5, 1759
Freehold
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA
Death: May 13, 1836
McNairy County
Tennessee, USA

Gilbert Combs, son of Thomas & Martha (Combs) Combs, married Christiana Denton daughter of John & Ann Margaret (Weaver) Denton on 5 Apr 1781 in Shenandoah County, VA. Served Revolutionary War.
Children of Gilbert & Christiana:
1. Robert b. 22 Feb 1782
2. Martha "Mattie " b. 1 Jan 1784
3. Margaret "Peggy" b. 30 Apr 1786
4. Phebe b. 8 Feb 1789
5. Aquila b. 6 Mar 1791
6. Nancy b. 26 Apr 1793
7. Thomas b. 6 Feb 1796
8. John b. 26 Apr 1798
9. Gilbert b. 15 Mar 1801
10. Elizabeth "Betsy" b. 2 Jun 1803
11. Priscilla b. 8 Mar 1806

PLACES OF RESIDENCE (re: Rev War Pen Recs)
1759 to Dec 1788:...........Freehold, Monmouth, NJ
1781 to May 1791:...........Shenandoah Co. VA
May 1791 to Spring 1812:....Culpeper Co. VA
1812 to Oct 1830:...........Botetourt Co. VA
1830 to Jan 1832:...........Hawkins Co. East Tennessee
Mar 1832 to 1836:...........McNairy Co. TN
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REVOLUTIONARY WAR BATTLES*
Battle of White Plains
Battle at Fort Washington & Fort Lee
Battle of Long Island
("Places..& Battles.." fr Rev War Pen Recs)
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Gilbert's grandfather, ROBT COMBS (his mother's father), left him land in Shenandoah Co VA. His mother, Martha is believed to have m. 1st cousin - Thomas Combs.
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Buried next to sp Christiana (Denton) Combs
At one time there was an old marker which read
"Walk carefully, thou threadest on a hero."
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Combs (1732 - 1819)
  Martha Combs Combs (1732 - 1804)
 
 Spouse:
  Christiana Denton Combs (1762 - 1850)
 
 Children:
  Robert Combs (1782 - 1813)*
  Martha Combs Groves (1784 - 1824)*
  Margaret Combs Pearson (1786 - 1854)*
  Phebe Combs Groves (1789 - ____)*
  Thomas Combs (1796 - 1863)*
  Gilbert Combs (1801 - 1879)*
 
 Siblings:
  Campbell Combs (1756 - 1778)*
  Solomon Combs (1758 - 1803)*
  Gilbert Combs (1759 - 1836)
  Rachel Combs (1761 - 1777)*
  Esther Combs (1763 - 1796)*
  Lydia Combs Gulick (1768 - 1835)*
  Elijah Combs (1775 - 1830)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
GILBERT COMBS
Born in Trenton, NJ 1759
Died May 13, 1836 Aged 77 years
 
Burial:
Union Grove East Cemetery
Stantonville
McNairy County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke
Record added: Dec 06, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31997516
Gilbert Combs
Added by: Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke
 
Gilbert Combs
Added by: Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke
 
Gilbert Combs
Added by: Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke
 
 
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Angels Prayer for my 4th great-grandfather.Soldiers Grave by Pearl Rivers...Tread lightly 'tis a soldiers grave, A lonely, mossy mound; And yet to hearts like mine and thine It should be holy ground.Speak softly, let no careless laugh, No idle, thoughtles...(Read more)
- Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke
 Added: May. 20, 2015
Thinking of you today, Happy Heavenly Birthday!
- Emma (Shrum) Butler Duke
 Added: Nov. 5, 2013
For my 4th Great-Grandfather...
- Karen Clark
 Added: Jul. 5, 2013
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