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Coombs House

Male Abt 1733 - 1789  (~ 56 years)


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  • Name Coombs House  [1
    Birth 1730  [1
    Born Abt 1733 
    • unsourced year estimated to preserve order of children
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 26 Sep 1739  Christ Church, Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Service Between 29 Mar 1756 and 8 Sep 1756  [2
    Capt James House's Company 
    • Massachusetts Militia
    Died 21 Dec 1789  Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1790  Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • We are grateful to Rob House for the following notes:
      Coombs House (b. 1730) Coombs House was a member of Captain James House' Co. from Hanover on the expedition to Crown Point from Mar.29 to Sept.8, 1756.Coombs House purchased land in Springfield, Vt. Aug.8 1773 and continued to reside in the Town until his death some 20 years later.

      Winsor District Probate Court,Winsor County Vt. Vol. 2 Pg.1-6
      Administration of the of estate Coombs House late of Springfield

      Appraisal;
      His farm containing 30 acres being part of lot 5 in the
      seventh range 3rd division of Springfield together with the house
      & houses etc. lbs.120
      1 Mare,20 one colt 1yr.old 7
      1 yoke 3 yr. old steers 7
      1 yr.old heifer,1 calf 2-8
      18 sheep 7-4
      4 shocks wheat,1 rye in sheaf 18-4
      50 wt.flax in the bundle 12-6
      1 shoat,8 geese,13 fowl 1-11-6
      6 ton hay at 30 shillings per ton 9
      3 bushels white beans 12
      1 bushel peas,3 bushels,3 pecks wheat 19-10
      5 bushels Indian corn 13-4
      3 pecks & 1/2 of rye 2-1
      1 peck large peas 1-1
      4 bushels & 1/2 peck oats 3-6
      1 bushel flaxseed 4
      20 bushels potatoes 1
      barrels 1
      2 meal bags,1/2 bushel 7
      A meal box,loom,basket 18
      1 basket salt,2 sythes & tackling 19-6
      12 lbs.old chain,5 old drag teeth 12-10
      Plough,wood sled,ox yoke 1-15
      A fire shovel,Bible 4
      Wearing apparel 4-11-6
      11 sheets 2-15
      2 table cloths & one towel 4
      1 pr.pillowcases 1 small featherbed 1-14-6
      2 small pigeon feather beds,2 underbeds & 4 pillows 1-13
      Pewter and crockery ware 14
      1 5 pail kittle,2 bed cords 1-2-6
      2 hair coverlets,linen wheel 1-6-6
      1 woolen wheel,teakettle & teaspoon 12
      1 dish kittle,one pot,pair of flat irons 8
      1 gun,1 spider 13
      8 chair,1 table 18
      1 hoe & pitchfork,pork 3- -3
      2 rag coverlets,24 skains linen yarn 1-3-6
      2 pails & piggons,candlestick 2-4
      Isaac Curtis'note dated 3 March 1769 on int. 4-13-5
      James Hulls note dated 23 October 1788 on int. 4-4
      James Fosters note dated 18 October 1784 on int. 1-3
      Isaac Bemis's note dated 11 March 1789 on interest 5-8
      Knives,forks,one cow 3-11
      1 basket,1 churn,1 fat tub 3-8
      1 bread tub,2 1/2 yds.cloth 14-2
      1 undivided proportion of land in Springfield 2
      Isaac Smiths Note 1-4-7
      Barley 3
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      Springfield 22nd Feb.1790 lbs.199-4-8
      Jotham White 1-7-7
      L.R.Morris --------------
      Isaac Tower 200-12-3

      Division of the Estate of Coombs House
      Prudence--The bedroom in the N.E. corner of the house,the
      chamber off the bedroom ,and to east end the same width across
      the house,one third part of the cellar off the east end,together
      with the privilege of passing and repassing through the west room
      up chamber and down cellar. The small stable in the S.W.corner of
      the barn, the scaffold over it, and the scaffold in the E.end of
      the barn, with the privilege of the floor for threshing grain,
      and the land as follows, 11 rods in width off the N.end of the
      lot the whole width of the lot, and 17 rods and 11 links off the
      S.end of the lot,the whole width of the lot and the following
      articles of the personal estate amounting to 14 pounds 10
      shillings 10 pence-
      1 cow and keeping 9 1/2 weeks lbs.4-2-3
      4 sheep and keeping 9 1/2 weeks 2-1-6
      3 geese,4 fowls, 1 bed 2
      2 pillows,1 bedstead and cord 10-6
      1 pair pillowcases, 1 tea kettle,dish pot 8-9
      1 pair flat irons, old pewter 7-7
      Knives & forks, earthan ware, crockery ware 8-11
      4 chairs,2 pails, 3 bands 14-10
      Bedstead & cord, 24 skains yarn 18
      Churn, bread trough & tobacco 21
      14-10-10
      David---1/2 the lower part of the house S.of the chimney off the
      E. end, his having only the privilege of the fireplace & the oven
      equal with the other hiers, the chamber over the same, 6 feet of
      the cellar next to the widows part, 10 feet of the long stable in
      the barn at the N.end , 6 1/2 feet off the N.side of the bay,
      privilege of the threshing floor & 15 rods in width across the
      lot ajoining the widows third South with sundry articles of
      personal estate amounting to lbs.9-19-10 1/2
      3 sheep and keeping 9 1/2 weeks 1-11-1 1/2
      His part of Jesse Curtis'note 1-11-2
      His part of work on the house 7-5
      His part of James Fosters note 8-4
      1 goose, 4 fowls 3-8
      His part of clothing which Simon House has 11-3
      4 bunchs, 1/2 bu.---- 9-6
      Sythes and tackling, one meal chest 17
      2 meal bags, 1 pr.scoots 1-3
      2 caskets, 5 drag teeth 6-10
      1 table, 1 five pail kittle 19
      5 shovel, piggin, hoe, pitchfork 4-10
      2 sickles, 3 sheets, 1 stew pan 1-1-3
      4 chairs 5-6
      9-19-10.
      Coombs---1/2 the lower part of the house S.of the chimney off the
      W.end with the privilege of the fireplace & oven with the other
      hiers, the chamber over the same, 6 1/2 feet of the cellar next
      to Davids part, 10 feet of the long stable next to David, 6 1/2
      feet of the bay next to David & the privilege of the floor and 19
      rods in width next to Davids part S.and,
      1 sheep and keeping 9 1/2 weeks 10-4 1/2
      Recieved of Eliphalett Chapmans Estate administra
      tor as appears by his reciept 6-3-5
      His part of Jesse Curtis' note 1-11-2
      His part of work done on the house 7-5
      His part of James Fosters note 8-4
      His part of clothing that Simon had 11-3
      Note against Isaac Bemis 5-8
      7 lbs.tobacco 2-4
      9-19-10 1/2
      Elizabeth--- 1/2 N.W.room off northerly part and 1/2 privilege of
      fireplace in said room and privilege of oven in the kitchen with
      other heirs, chamber over part of the room aforesaid, 3 feet of
      cellar next to Coombs 3 feet 3 inches of bay ajoining Coombs,
      privilege of the threshing floor and 11 rods 1/2 in width through
      the lot next to Coombs and
      2 sheep and keeping 9 1/2 weeks 0-0-9
      Her part of Jesse Curtis' note 15-7
      Her part of work done on the house 3-8
      Recieved of Eliphalett Chapman administrator 13-9
      Her part of James Fosters note 4-2
      Her part of clothing which Simon had 5-7
      1 feather bed, 1 pair sheets 1-1-6
      1 rag coverlet, 1 linen wheel 10-9
      1 table cloth, 1 candlestick 2-2
      1 pewter, 1 cuss, 1 1/2 lbs.tobacco 2
      5-0-0
      Susanna--- 1/2 of the N.W.room in the house the southerly part of
      the room, with 1/2 the privilege of the fireplace in the room and
      the privilege of the oven in the kitchen with the other heirs,
      the chamber over the part of the room aforesaid,3 feet of the
      cellar next to Elizabeths part, 3 feet 3 inches of the bay next
      to Elizabeths part, the privilege of the threshing floor with the
      other heirs and 11 rodsand 1/2 width across the lot next adjoin-
      ing Elizabeths share south, and the following articles,
      20 sheep and keeping 1-0-9
      Recieved of Eliphalett Chapman administrator 9-4
      Her part of Jesse Curtis' note 15-7
      Her part of work done on the house 3-8
      Her part of James Fosters note 4-2
      2 geese 3-4
      Her part of clothing which Simon had 5-7
      1 feather bed and pillow 12
      1 underbed, 1 rag coverlet 7-9
      1 loom, 1 table and towel 11-2
      1 spider, 1 Bible, 1 tea pot 6
      1 fat tub 8
      5-0-1
      ESTATE DIVIDED
      Widows Dower---Prudence House lbs.14-10-10
      David House's portion 9-19-10 1/2
      Coombs House 's portion 9-19-9 1/2
      Elizabeth Sartwell's portion 5-0-0
      Susanna Harwood's portion 5-0-1
      Total of personal estate 44-10-9
      Real estate 120
    Person ID I63423  ONS
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2020 

    Father David House,   b. 4 Apr 1709, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1796, Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Dellys,   b. Abt 1710 
    Married 11 Feb 1730  Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Married 11 Feb 1730  Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F18319  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Unknown,   d. Not known Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1760  Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Coombs House, Jr,   b. 1761, Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1845, Pembroke, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Susanna House,   b. 1762, Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1848, Eden, Lamolle, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +3. David House,   b. 1764, Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1822, Windsor, Windsor, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    +4. SImon House,   b. 15 Jul 1766, Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Elizabeth House,   b. Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Not known Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F18346  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Prudence Gilbert,   d. Not known Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 15 May 1783  Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Charles House,   b. 14 Aug 1784, Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F51040  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1760 - Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 May 1783 - Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Dec 1789 - Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1790 - Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1016] Rob House.

    2. [S3172] Some Descendants of Samuel House (Howes) of Scituate, Robert B & Barbara B Pierce.

    3. [S1620] Samuel Howse descendants II, Robert A Howes, (Manuscript draft update).

    4. [S1018] Vital Records of Scituate Massachusetts, archive.org.