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Jane (Richardson) Combs (abt. 1774 - aft. 1830)

Jane "Jenny" Combs formerly Richardson aka Richeson [uncertain]
Born about in Fincastle, Virginiamap [uncertain]
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 29 Jan 1793 in Wythe County, Virginia, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died after in Perry, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Aug 2017
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Jane (Richardson) Combs was a Southern Colonist.

Jenny was born about 1774 in Virginia (1830 census gives age as 50-60, born between 1770 and 1780). Her parents are at this time unknown. She passed away after 1830, probably in Perry County, Kentucky. She is last found in records on the 1830 census in Perry County.


Jenny Richeson married Mace Combs on 29 January 1793 in Wythe County, Virginia.[1]

Husband: Mason Combs
Wife: Jane Richeson
Date: 29 Jan 1793
Place: Wythe County, Virginia, USA[2][3]


1822 was the year Mason Combs died. Jane (Richardson) Combs, his widow, was still living in 1830 and is listed on the Perry County, Kentucky census, p. 341, line 12.[4]

She passed awayafter the date of the 1830 census in Perry County, Kentucky. [5]


  1. "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," database, FamilySearch ( : 5 December 2014), Mace Comb and Jane Richeson, 29 Jan 1793; citing Wythe County, Virginia, reference ; FHL microfilm 34,254.
  2. Wythe Co., Virginia Marriage Bond: Mace Combs & Jane RICHESON, by Daniel LOCKETT minister. (Summers, Lewis Preston. Annals of Southwest Virginia, 1769-1800, Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1996) From a microfilm of Wythe Co., Virginia Miscellaneous marriages 1790 - 1905 microfilm # 0043254. "This is to certify that I joined together in the Holy State of Matrimony Mace Combs and Jane Richardson according to Law. January 29th 1793 Daniel Lockett"
  3. Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data: Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
  4. Mason & Jane Richardson Combs
  5. Find A Grave: Memorial #145310445
  • "United States Census, 1830," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 24 August 2017), Jane Combs, Perry, Kentucky, United States; citing 341, NARA microfilm publication M19, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 40; FHL microfilm 7,819.
  • Source: S-1739074994 Repository: #R-1782501651 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created. Page: Ancestry Family Tree Data: Text:
  • Repository: R-1782501651 Name: Address: Note:
  • Source: S861706416 Repository: #R850671001 U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current Publication: Operations, Inc.
  • Repository: R850671001
  • Source: S862308531 Repository: #R850671001 Virginia, Select Marriages, 1785-1940 Publication: Operations, Inc


  • Thank you to Darlene Burton for creating WikiTree profile Richardson-5750 through the import of clay3_2013-07-25.ged on Jul 25, 2013.
  • WikiTree profile Richeson-3 created through the import of Edwards_Keith Genealogy.ged on Dec 27, 2011 by Erica Edwards.
  • WikiTree profile Richardson-4355 created through the import of RodneyTree12232012.ged on Dec 23, 2012 by Rodney Gross.

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Richeson-3 and Richardson-15260 appear to represent the same person because: It is the same individual because they are both married to Mason Combs, son of John Combs & Nancy Harding
posted by Daman Hoffman
Richardson-10438 and Richeson-3 appear to represent the same person because: Although both of these need some work, they are two profiles about the same person - both are linked / married to the same spouse. Compare FAG 145310445
posted by Hans Hofmann
Richardson-4355 and Richeson-3 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicate
posted by Matthew Combs
Richeson-70 and Richeson-3 appear to represent the same person because: Same birth date; both married to Mason Combs.

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