|Birth: ||May 26, 1839|
|Death: ||Jan. 3, 1926|
David St. Clair Combs
b. May 26, 1839
d. January 2, 1926
Parents were David Bullock Combs and Rebecca Massey (Massie) Burruss.
Terry's Texas Rangers, 8th Texas Cavalry Regiment
Enlisted at La Grange, Fayette County in August 1861.
Went on furlough in January 1864 and returned to Texas.
Unable to rejoin the Rangers due to the difficulty in crossing the Mississipi River. He remained in Texas and joined Ford's Cavalry Company on the Rio Grande.
Four brothers also served the Confederacy: One lost to sickness in Arkansa, one killed at Chickamauga, one wounded at Port Hudson, and one wounded in Louisiana.
Following the war he made his living as a cattle Rancher. He married Eleanora Browning in Henry, MO on February, 27, 1873. Died on January 2, 1926 in San Antonio, TX.
Eleanora A. Browning Combs (1846 - 1916)
Lila Combs Matthews (1879 - 1944)*
San Marcos Cemetery
Created by: Bev
Record added: Mar 14, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10617219