Husband of Joannah Klock
Died July 14, 1931
CHAS. COMBS, 85,CHAUMONT, DIES
Retired Farmer In Ill
Health Long Time
WAS NATIVE OF TOWN OF LYME
He Resided on Farm on Three
Mile Point Until 26 Years Ago
When He Moved to Chaumont
(Special to The Times)
Chaumont, July 14.--Charles Combs, 85, a retired farmer, died at his home here Monday at 4:45 p.m. He had been in ill health for several years.
Born in the town of Lyme, Oct. 29, 1845, Mr. Combs was a son
of George W. and Fannie Wheeler Combs. On Sept. 19, 1866, he married Miss
Joannah Klock, and they moved to a farm on Three Mile Point where they resided
until they moved to Chaumont 26 years ago. Two children were born to them,
Bennie F., who died in infancy, and Mrs. Mary Combs Herrick, Chaumont. Mr.
Combs was the last of seven children. He was a member of the Three Mile Bay
Baptist church, the grange and for years was interested in the
Chaumont cheese factory.
Besides his widow he leaves one daughter, Mrs. Mary Combs Herrick, Chaumont; two grandchildren, Mrs. Mabel Hayes, Chaumont, and Mrs. Vera Allen, Boonville, and four great-grandchildren, Phyllis and David Ralph Allen of Boonville and Charles and Dean Herrick of Cleveland.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m., Rev. R.
C. Dunn, pastor of Chaumont Presbyterian church, officiating. Interment will
be made at Three Mile Bay.
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