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Francis Coombs (1554 - 1625)

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Francis Coombs
Born in Hempstead, Hertfordshire, Englandmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Hempstead, Hertfordshire, Englandmap
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Francis Combe was b. c. 1554 (age 25 in 1579), son of Richard and Elizabeth (Marshall) Combe.

He married Jane Pope, d/o John Pope of Broxton, Oxford, England. She was buried 28 Sep 1613. at Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England.

Marriage Place: Stortford Parsonage, Herts., Hertfordshire, England[citation needed]

Francis died and was buried at Hemel Hempstead, 24 Aug 1625. No probate has been found.

Children recorded as children of Mr. Francis Combs in the parish register of Hemel Hempstead

  1. Richard Combs, bp 2 July 1582; but 29 April 1583
  2. Francis Combs bp 1 Oct 1583. His will dated 1 May 1641 and proved 2 June 1641 mentions his 2nd wife Ann, two brothers Tobie and William, whom he leaves land; £100 to brother John; brother in law John Chishull and Barbara and Ann Chishull, John's daughters. He also mentions godson Richard Combe; sister Chishull; sister [Churton?]; sister Martin; "father and mother Greenhill"; Henry Ewer, brother of his 1st wife.
  3. Elizabeth: bp 11 July 1585; but 2 July 1586
  4. Tobias Combs bp 31 July 1586; but 12 Feb 1663; m. Mary Weed
  5. Charles bp 16 Feb 1588/9; bur 2 Feb 1591
  6. Wiilliam bp 17 May 1590. His will (William Combe of Chipping Wycome, Bucks, gentleman) was dated 30 Apr 1656 and proved 17 july 1660. Names wife Anne; brother Tobye and Richard Combe; brother John "if he be then living"; Tobye's son Richard; nieces Jane, Barbara and Anne Chishull; nephew William Naylour (son of Richard); niece Mrs. Mary Naylor and her daughter Mary Naylour.
  7. Mary Combs bp 20 Jun 1591
  8. Elizabeth Combs bp 10 Sep 1592; bur 21 july 1594
  9. Richard Combs bp 1 May 1594
  10. John Combs bp 13 March 1596/7. He may be the immigrant to Plymouth Colony.
  11. Susanna Combs bp 18 Feb 1598/9 m. John Chishull


Wakefield, Robert. The American Genealogist, vol. 71 (1996): pages 247-250.


Thank you to Karen Harbert for creating WikiTree profile Combs-932 through the import of Kraus-Harbert Family Tree.ged on Nov 6, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Karen and others.

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