John McComb[s]
19-Sep-1802, VA

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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 born 1790;
died 1901 in OH; buried in Edinburg, OH, cemetery.

Children of John & Nancy:

  1. 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 1920.
  2. William McComb, born c1834; impressed into CSA, deserted to Union lines from Fort Scott and reunited with family in OH;
  3. Nancy 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.
  4. Calista J. McComb, born 6-Sep-1837; died 7-Mar-1842 at age 4 yr, 6 mo, 1 dy.
  5. David McComb, born 19-Feb-1839; died 10-Mar-1842 at age 3 yr, 19 dy.
  6. Hannah McComb, born 12-Dec-1840; died 19-Mar-1842 at age 1 yr, 3 mo, 7 dy.
  7. Norman (or Naaman) N. McComb, born 1841; Civil War veteran, "enlisted in the Union Army, remained till the close, and came out without a scratch";
  8. Wilbur William McComb, born c1844;
  9. Anna McComb, born c1846; married Alexander B. CHRISTIE or CHRISTY, Principal of Convoy College, Van Wert County, OH;
  10. Sarah McComb, born c1847; married B. GODARD, a silver-plater in Charlestown, OH;

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Sources:

  • "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;

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[This page last updated 27-Apr-2011]

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