JOHN McCOMB[S], born 19-Sep-1802 in ? CT;
son of David McCOMBS born ____ & Nancy ?FANATA,
both of ?CT or MD;
[?]served in the War of 1812; moved to Edinboro township,
Portage county, OH, in 1841;
died 26-Aug-1875 in Edinburg, OH; buried in Edinburg cemetery.
Married 1832 in Lancaster, PA, to Nancy DAWSON;
born Apr-1810 in ?CT or in Lancaster, PA;
daughter of William
DAWSON born 1787 & Margaret HAMPTON
died 1901 in OH; buried in Edinburg, OH, cemetery.
Children of John & Nancy:
- John Wesley
McComb, born 26-Mar-1833; married (1) 8-Mar-1860
or 24-Jan-1861 to Emily L. CRANE; married (2) Mar-1888
to Mary A. MACK, the widow ESSIG; 1 child; died bef
- William McComb, born c1834; impressed into CSA,
deserted to Union lines from Fort Scott and reunited
with family in OH;
Margaret McComb, born Nov-1835 in PA; married
20-Sep-1854 in OH to Hiram A. TUTTLE, 2 children;
died 30-Mar-1919 in Edinburg, OH.
- Calista J. McComb, born 6-Sep-1837; died 7-Mar-1842
at age 4 yr, 6 mo, 1 dy.
- David McComb, born 19-Feb-1839; died 10-Mar-1842
at age 3 yr, 19 dy.
- Hannah McComb, born 12-Dec-1840; died 19-Mar-1842
at age 1 yr, 3 mo, 7 dy.
- Norman (or Naaman) N. McComb, born 1841; Civil
War veteran, "enlisted in the Union Army,
remained till the close, and came out without a
- Wilbur William McComb, born c1844;
- Anna McComb, born c1846; married Alexander B.
CHRISTIE or CHRISTY, Principal of Convoy College, Van
Wert County, OH;
- Sarah McComb, born c1847; married B. GODARD, a
silver-plater in Charlestown, OH;
- "The Descendants of Moses Hampton (1762-1825) and
Hannah (Van Natta) Hampton (1769-1856)",
compiled by Mark Lane Brunner, Sep-2001;
- some data from Tuttle * Tuthill Lines in America,
1968, compiled by Alva M. Tuttle;
- "History of Portage County, Ohio"
published by Warner, Beers & Co., Chicago, 1885;
- "History of the Western Reserve, Vol. III"
by Harriet Taylor Upton; The Lewis Publishing Company,
Chicago & New York, 1910; pp1748-1749;