Charles Gaston COMBS

HAIRSTON.org ID#1935, b. 8 January 1886, d. 9 October 1937
Birth*Charles Gaston COMBS was born on 8 January 1886 in Mississippi.1 
Marriage*He married Mary Foote PATTY, daughter of Thomas Triplett PATTY and Mary Frances "Mollie" FOOTE, on 21 June 1915 in Macon, Noxubee County, Mississippi. "Combs - Patty

The marriage of Miss Mary Patty and Mr. Charlie Combs on Monday night was a pleasant surprise to their friends. The ceremony was performed at the home of the bride's brother, Mr. R. O. Patty, the Rev. R. O, Brown officiating. Only the immediate family of the bride and a few friends who "happened" were present. The bride is the daughter of the late T. T and Mollie Foote Patty. She is young woman of unusual accomplishments, and her sweet and charming manner has made her a general favor ite. The groom's genial disposition and splendid character have rendered him popular in business and in society. Mr. and Mrs. Combs left on the midnight train for Greenwood, Miss., where they will spend a few days with Mr. Combs relatives. For traveling the bride was attraciively and becomingly goomed in a navy blue cloth suit and panama hat with accessories in harmony. The friends of the young couple will be glad to khow that they will make their home in Macon, where Mr. Combs is in business."

Macon Beacon. (Macon, Miss.), 25 June 1915. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress.2  
Census 1920*Charles Gaston COMBS appeared on the census of 5 April 1920 in Beat 4, District 121 page 40, Sunflower Co., Mississippi, Charles (Combs) 34, Mary 25.3

 
Census 1930*He appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 in Beat 5 District 22, Holmes Co., Mississippi, Charles (Combs) 44, Mary P. 35.4

 
Death*He died on 9 October 1937 in Greenwood, Leflore Co., Mississippi, at age 51.2 

Family

Mary Foote PATTY b. 7 Aug 1894, d. 14 Jan 1983

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S128] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
  2. [S75] Bible - Patty Family copied in 1947, Personal Collection - printed book.
  3. [S1920] 1920 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [S1930] 1930 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited19 Oct 2016