Polly Ann Cornett Combs

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Death 15 Feb 1947 (aged 95)
Burial Emmalena, Knott County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 83257208 · View Source
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Polly was the third wife of Shade Combs. Polly Cornett Combs was the daughter of Nathaniel Woolery Cornett and Lydia Caudill. She married 1) Shade Combs and she married 2) Shade Smith. These are the known children of Polly Cornett and Shade Smith:

1. Arlena Combs b 1873 m Robert Lee Morgan
2. Nancy Combs b 1874
3. Kathleen Combs b 1876 m George Combs
4. Josephn A. Combs b 1879 m Lydia Hamilton
5. Mary Combs b 1881 m Lewis Mosley
6. John Lorenzo Combs b 1884 m Elizabeth Cody
7. Wm. Goodloe Combs b 1886 m Eunice Lowe
8. Lucille Alice Combs b 1888 m Richard Brockway
9. Susan Combs b ? m Grant Combs

Obituary: Polly Ann Cornett: Wednesday, March 15, 2000- Troublesome Creek Times Reprinted from Hindman News

Aunt Polly Ann COMBS left this world for the Great and Glorious Beyond on February 15, 1947. She had lived a long and useful life of more than 95 years in her community at Emmalena, KY., and before passing she remarked, "I am going happy and I don't mind to go." She had been a member of the Baptist Church for 58 years. She was born in this little community on Jan., 3, 1852. She was one of eleven children born to Nathanial and Lydia Caudill Cornett. She was the granddaughter of Uncle Billy Cornett, who served under General George Washington in the Revolutionary War. He came to Leatherwood, Perry County, KY., and settled after the surrender of General Cornwallis at Yorktown.

Aunt Polly's passing probably marks the last of the Revolutionary War grandchildren in this section of the country. She married Shade COMBS in 1872. He passed on in 1888. To their wedlock were born eight children. One daughter, Nancy COMBS, preceded her in death. She is survived by seven children: Joe COMBS of Rowdy; Kathlene COMBS, Milan Ind.; Lucille Bockway, Hindman; Mary Mosley, Hindman; John L. COMBS, Lexington; Goodlow COMBS, Hazard; and Mrs. Robert Morgan, Emmalena, her oldest daughter, with whom she made her home for the past 21 years. She married Shade Smith in 1891. He died in 1931. Her family takes this opportunity to thank the many friends who were so kind and showed their love and respect for their beloved mother during her last days and passing.


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  • Created by: rhondajo
  • Added: 10 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83257208
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Polly Ann Cornett Combs (3 Jan 1852–15 Feb 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83257208, citing Morgan - Combs Cemetery, Emmalena, Knott County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by rhondajo (contributor 47044794) .