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Barbara McCombe (1735 - abt. 1804)

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Barbara McCombe
Born in Bedomy,Tyrone,Ulster,Irelandmap
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of — married in Stauton,Augusta, Virginia, USAmap
Died about in Virginia, USAmap
24 November 2015
11:52: Richard Hollenbeck edited the Biography for Barbara McCombe. [Thank Richard for this]
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Alternate Name Spellings Seen

  • McComb
  • Mccabe [1]


Date: 1804-11-10
Place: ,, Virginia, USA [2]

Sons of the American Revolution Application

This is an obviouos misreading of the original document which clearly says in legibly written cursive writing, "McCombe." Hollenbeck-72 02:36, 18 August 2015 (EDT)
Name: Barbara McCabe
SAR Membership: 70441
Role: Ancestor
Application Date: 14 Sep 1949
Spouse: John Nickell
Children: Joseph Nickell [3], [4]

Marriage Date

There is a discrepancy in the marriage dates for Barbara McComb and John Nickell: 1744 vs. 1755. Can we find a source?

Find A Grave

Name: Barbara McComb Nickell
Birth Date: 1735
Birth Place: Ireland
Death Date: 4 Nov 1804
Death Place: Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia, USA
Cemetery: John Nickell Family Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Staunton, Staunton City, Virginia, USA
Has Bio?: N
Spouse: John Nickell Sr [5]


Note: John's will


  • WikiTree profile McCombe-21 created through the import of DE Lewis Family Tree.ged on Mar 4, 2012 by David Lewis. See the Changes page for the details of edits by David and others.
  • This person was created through the import of LaBach Family TreeApril28_2011.ged on 05 May 2011.

See Also

  1. Mccabe may be a transcription error, but it is more likely a reading error. The D.A.R. application from which it was transcribed says "McCombe" in very clear cursive writing. Richard Hollenbeck 15 Sep 2015
  2. Imported only 1804 from Death Date.
  3. U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.
  4. Original data: Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970. Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls.
  5. Created by: Tracie Shrader Flack Record added: Aug 10, 2013; Find A Grave Memorial# 115221690; URL:

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