Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Combses in:
 • Hillcrest Burial Park
 • Kent
 • King County
 • Washington
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
William Franklin Combs
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Nov. 20, 1868
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 19, 1942
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA

According to his Washington State death record, William was the son of John Combs and Georganna Phillips. His wife was named Sarah Edna Combs.

Obit: Kent News-Journal, Aug. 27, 1942, p-1

"W. F. Combs, Kent Resident 42 Years, Succumbs To Illness

Final rites for William F. Combs, Kent resident for the past 42 years, who died Wednesday, August 19, following a lingering illness, were conducted Friday afternoon at two o'clock in the chapel of the Kent Funeral Home with Rev. Honor L. Wilhelm of Seattle, officiating.

Mr. Combs, who lived at 503 Prospect street, had been ill in a Seattle hospital since last July 13.

He was born November 20, 1863, in Illinois, and was 73 years of age. He came to Kent in 1900 to make his home, and was a member of the Olivet Presbyterian church.

Interment was in the Kent cemetery.

Surviving are his widow, Sarah E. Combs of Kent; two sons, Edward and Charles Combs of Seattle; three sisters, Mrs. Lilly Parks of Kent, Mrs. J. R. McIllrath of Sedro Woley and Mrs. Elmer Colegrove of Chehalis; eightenn grandchildren and six great-grandchildren." 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Georgeanna Phillips Young (1849 - 1932)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Edna Trout Combs (1869 - 1956)
 
 Children:
  Ella Martha Combs McIlrath (1892 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Margaret Lillian Young Richardson (1867 - 1943)*
  William Franklin Combs (1868 - 1942)
  Robert Zeigler (1870 - 1932)*
  Eva Zeigler Zeeuw (1878 - 1937)*
  Anna Zeigler Cavanaugh (1880 - 1903)*
  James R. Zeigler (1894 - 1954)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillcrest Burial Park
Kent
King County
Washington, USA
 
Created by: Mark Vernon
Record added: Feb 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66169970
William Franklin Combs
Added by: Ellen
 
William Franklin Combs
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Anonymous
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Married my 4th cousin, 1x removed, God Bless his Soul!
- Richard Tisdale
 Added: Mar. 5, 2013
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service