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Barbara (McCombe) NIckell (1735 - abt. 1804)

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Barbara NIckell formerly McCombe
Born in Bedomy,Tyrone,Ulster,Irelandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Stauton,Augusta, Virginia, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Virginia, USAmap
McCombe-1 created 6 Aug 2010 | Last modified | Last edit: 17 Sep 2017
16:34: Philip Smith edited the Current Last Name for Barbara (McCombe) NIckell. [Thank Philip 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 [mistranscribed]
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?


User ID: D7BDC527DB0F1B4498243AFF13252A7C9C3D
Husband: John Nickell
Wife: Barbara McCombe
Child: Thomas Nickell
Date: ABT 1744/1745
Place: Augusta, Virginia

Could not interpret date in Marriage Date (ABT 1744/1745).

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


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:


  • This person was created through the import of LaBach Family TreeApril28_2011.ged on 05 May 2011.
  • WikiTree profile McCombe-28 created through the import of Wiki-Tree 2013.01.04.ged on Jan 4, 2013 by K York.
  • WikiTree profile McCombe-21 created through the import of DE Lewis Family Tree.ged on Mar 4, 2012 by David Lewis.

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Barbara by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Barbara:

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On 26 Jan 2017 at 18:07 GMT Richard Hollenbeck wrote:

McCombe-28 and McCombe-1 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicate

Barbara is 18 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 15 degrees from Joseph Broussard, 26 degrees from Helmut Jungschaffer and 16 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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