About Enoch Coombs
- Enoch Coombes patented Largoe, which lyeth on the north side of southwest branch of the Patuxent River, before it came into possession of Alexander Beall. Enoch had a daughter named Elizabeth Coombes. Her godmother was Joane Lawson, Reade, Mounten, Tyler, Beall, wife of John Beall, immigrant of 1670. Joane left Elizabeth a legacy in her will of 1675.
- Tracts Layed Out In Calvert County Prior To April 23, 1696, Before The Formation Of Prince George's County Beale, Capt. Ninian / Largo T-11/ June 26, 1685/ L22 f 178
- 22, Jan 1717. From Daniel Danielson, planter and Thomas Sprigg, Gent. Both of Prince George's County, to Enoch Coombs of Prince George's County a parcel of land called Norway, part of a larger tract called Largo; bounded by land belonging to Robert Wells called Westphalia and land of Thomas Sprigg; containing 250 Acres /s/ Daniel Danielson (seal), Tho. Sprigg (seal). Wit:: Tho. Claggett. Jos. Belt, Tho. Sprigg, Sr., Ja. Haddock. Enoch Combs paid £102/10/0 on date of purchase. Acknowledged by Thomas Sprigg, Daniel Danielson and his wife Elizabeth; recorded 22 Apr 1718. (PGLR, 1726-1730, liber 51 folio 583)
- Maryland and Virginia Colonials: Genealogies of Some Colonial Families ... By Sharon J. Doliante
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- I. John Peerce, Jr. was probably born C1650 to 1655, and very likely in England; d. aft. June, 1687 and bef. Mar. 1700/1; m. possibly C1676, Calvert Co., Md., Sarah Sprigg, dau. of Thomas and Kathryne (Graves)-Roper Sprigg, Sr. She was probably b. C1658 to 1660, in Md.; d. bef. Nov. 25, 1736, Pr. Geo's Co., Md. She m. (2) aft. 1704, Enoch Combs, who d. bef. Mar. 9, 1726/7, Pr. Geo's Co.
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- Issue of John and Sarah (Sprigg) Peerce, Jr.:
- (I.) Sarah Peerce, b. C1677, Calvert Co., Md.; d. bef. Nov. 28, 1761, Pr. Geo's Co., Md.; m. C1693 [Beall, op. cit., p. 149] James Be[a]ll, Sr., son of Alexander and Margaret (Ramsey) Bell, of St. Andrew's, Scotland. he was bapt. Feb. 5, 1652/3, St. Andrew's Church, Fife Co., Scotland; d. bef. Feb. 10, 1725/6, pr. Geo's Co., Md. After his decease, she m. (2) bef. Nov. 1726, Dr. John Haswell, who also pre-deceased her, dying testate, bef. Apr. 11, 1750, pr. Geo's Co., and by whom she had no issue. Issue of James and Sarah (Peerce) Beall, Sr., will be found (subpa) under the Neall family.
- (II.) John Peerce (or, Pearce), III, may have been a couple of years younger than his sister, and therefore probably b. C1679, Calvert Co., Md.; d. intestate, 1766, Pr. Geo's Co., Md. [Ref: Mareen Duvall of Middle Plantation, by Newman, p. 106.] m. (1) probably C1701, but judging from the ages of his known children, we think he must have been twice married, with most or all of the children by the (2) marriage, presumably to Mary (Evans) dau. of John & Elizabeth Evans. Her father's will, Cotton, op. cit., vol. 2, p. 216. She signed as a witness to the 1727 deed to him from his mother, supra. (NOTE: the phraseology of the deed of gift from John's grandfather, Thomas Sprigg, Sr., to John's mother and himself, supra, in Mar., 1700-01, indicated that John was not then married, I.E., " ... for his feuture advantage & preferment in Marriage ..."- - but was bout to be, i.e., " ... John Pearce ye Only Sone of ye Said Sarah Pearce & his wife for and fureing her Naturall life or the Longer Liver ..."]
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Birth: unknown, England Death: 1726 Largo Prince George's County Maryland, USA
Enoch Coombes immigrated to the Americas with his father and namesake, Enoch Coombes.
In 1689 Calvert County, Maryland. "Enock Comes" signed the Calvert County Protestant Petition, with John Nuthall and in 1698 in St. Mary's County's petition. This was possibly due to change in county boundaries, rather than a physical move.
02 Jun 1701 (St. Mary's Co MD 20:207 #6806) Estate Accounts. Henry Biggs. £15.10.0. Recieved from Daniel Lawrence, Steven Bombrigg, Richard Ridgell, Jr. Payments to: Ethelred Taylor (administrator of John Wright), Robert Clarke, Enoch Coomes, Henry Hennington, Arthur Young paid to Browne & Emes, Robert Coomes, Elias Hennington & Mary Biggs, Mr. Thomas Hatton. (Abstracts of the Inventories And Accounts of the Prerogative Court of Maryland 1699-1704 Volume 6, V. L. Skinner, Jr.)
Maryland Test. Proc. No. 24, p. 310, Annapolis: "On February 2, 1720, he [Enoch Combs] was security with Thomas Lucas in administration of estate of Philip Gittings of Prince George's County, by Ann, his wife." (Fannie Combs Gough Manuscript)
By 1720, Enoch Combs married Sarah Sprigg Pearce, the daughter of Thomas Sprigg by his first wife, Katherine Graves (widow of Capt. William Roper). Thomas Sprigg married (2) Elinor, daughter of John Nuthall by Jul 1668.
Land Records of Prince George's County, Folio 51/583 Indenture, 22 Jan 1717 From: Daniel Danielson, Planter, and Thomas Sprigg, Gent., both of Prince George's County To: Enoch Coombs of Prince George's County 29 May 1710 Daniel Danielson sold Thomas Sprigg a parcel of land called Norway, part of a larger tract called Largo; bounded by land belonging to Robert Wells called Westphalia and land of Thomas Sprigg; containing 250 acres. signed Daniel Danielson (seal) Thomas Sprigg(seal) wit: Thomas Claggett, Jos. Belt, Thomas Sprigg, Sr., Ja. Haddock. Enoch Combs paid £102/10/0 on date of purchase acknowledged by Thomas Sprigg, Daniel Danielson and his wife Elizabeth; enrolled 22 April 1718
Land Records of Prince George's County, Folio 699 Deed of Gift, 20 Dec 1725; enrolled 12 Feb 1725 From: Enoch Combs and Sarah Combs of Prince George's County to: Thomas Odell, grandson, and Margaret his wife of Prince George's County. A Negro woman named Sarah signed Enoch Combs (mark and seal), Sarah Combs (seal) Wit: William Offutt, John Peerce
20 Dec 1725 - 12 Feb 1725/6 (Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 699) Deed of Gift, 20 Dec 1725; enrolled 12 Feb 1725, "I Enoch Combs and Sarah Combs of Prince George's County in the province of Maryland, planter..." gave "a Negro woman named Sarah" to Thomas Odell, grandson, and Margaret his wife of Prince George's County. signed Enoch Combs (mark & seal), Sarah Combs (seal) wit: William Offutt, John Peerce
March 9 1726/27 (Prince George's County, Md, original Inventories, Box 6 folio 52) Inventory. Enoch Combs. Appraisement of £ 252.10.3, Sarah Combes and John Peerce, approved the valuation as the next of kin. (Prince George's County, Maryland., Wills, Adm. Bonds and Inventories, Box 6 folio 52.
22 Sep - 23 Dec 1727 (Prince George's County Liber M, folio 252)
"At the request of John Peerce the following deed was enrolled December the 23rd day Anno Domini Seventeen hundred and twenty seven: To All People to whom these presents shall come greeting. Know ye that I Sarah Cooms of Prince George's County in the province of Maryland Spinster for and in consideration of the natural affection which I have & bear unto my beloved Son John Peerce of the County & province afd Gent as also for diverse other good causes & consideracons me hereunto moving after the expiration of natural life have given granted bargained & confirmed unto the said John Peerce & his heirs forever one negroe man named or cald [called] Smith & dow now give grant and confirm unto the said Peerce nine head of neat Cattle that formerly belonged to my decesed husband Enoch Cooms as all my part of a Crop of Corn that is now depending between James Magruder & me & Sundry other goods & chattels which I now give the said Peerce possession of with the said cattle & corn In Witness wherof I have I have hereunto set my hand & Seal this twenty Second day of September in the year of our Lord God one thousand Seven Hundren & Seven" Sealed & Delivered in the presence of /s/ Sarah Cooms (Seal) Edward Sprigg, John Gittings, Mary Peerce (Prince George's County Land records, Liber M, folio 252, provided by Combs-Clark Researcher Jerry Clark)
25 Sep 1730 (Prince George's(?) Co MD Liber Q, Page 109) Enrolled at request of John Beall, Jr. deed of gift, 25 Sept 1730: From Sarah Comes, for love and affection to Daughter Sarah Hasnell's children James Beall, Jr., Robt. Beall, Joseph Beall and Zepheniah Beall personal effect, jewels, leases, chattels, moveables, etc.; except Negro man Smith; 22 May 1730;/s/Sarah Coomes; wit. Rignall Odell, Sarah Odell (Prince George's Co MD Records) 21 Feb 1736/7 (Prince George's Co MD PD1:371) Sarah Combs, Deceased. Thomas Odall, Exec/Admin., 1 Doc. (Prince George's Co MD, Index to wills, Administration Bonds, and Inventories/ Appraisals).
Parents: Enoch Coombes (1638 - 1726) Sibling: Elizabeth Coombes Beall (____ - 1743)* Enoch Coombes (____ - 1726)
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Burial: Zion Church Cemetery Urbana Frederick County Maryland, USA
Created by: Candee Record added: Jan 21, 2017 Find A Grave Memorial# 175566787