Joel B. McComas
- Born: Cir 1820, Lawrence Co., Ohio
- Marriage (1): Martha Ann Wilson on 8 Mar 1855 in Lawrence Co., Ohio
- Died: Cir 1865, Lawrence Co., Ohio at age 45
The 1850 Federal Census for Mason Township, Lawrence Co., Ohio, page 361B, dated October 10, 1850 records Joel (30 - Ohio) and Rebecca (28 - Ohio) McComas and children Ruth McComas (11 - Ohio) and Sophia McComas (1 - Ohio). Next door is Polly McComas (29 - Ohio) and children Virginia McComas (10 - Ohio), Sarten McComas (8 - Ohio), John McComas (6 - Ohio), Kitty McComas (4 - Ohio), and Lucinda McComas (1 - Ohio).
Note: Several Brumfield families are living next to these McComas families ... Joel was married to Rebecca Brumfield (Brumfeld).
The 1860 Federal Census for Windsor Township, Lawrence Co., Ohio, page 140, dated August 1860 records Joel B. (40 - Ohio) and Martha Ann (20) McComas and children Steven Sylvester McComas (11), Nancy McComas (4), and Amon McComas (2).
It appears that several of Joel's children went to Texas ... Ammon and Steven:
Below is a Texas Death record that names Joel McComas and Rebecca Broomfield from Ohio as parents ... see Steven Sylvester McComas above in the 1860 census ...
Name: Steven S. Mccomas
Death Date: 30 Sep 1940
Death Place: Canutillo, El Paso, Texas
Death Age: 91 years 8 months 12 days
Birth Date: 18 Dec 1848
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Name: Joel Mccomas
Father's Birthplace: Ohio
Mother's Name: Rebecca Broomfield
Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
Place of Residence: El Paso County, Texas
Burial Place: Alamogordo, New Mexico
Burial Date: 02 Oct 1940
Joel married Martha Ann Wilson, daughter of Jackson Wilson and Nancy Lycans, on 8 Mar 1855 in Lawrence Co., Ohio. (Martha Ann Wilson was born about 1840 in Virginia and died circa 1885 in Sheridan, Lincoln Co., West Virginia.)
From familysearch.org the marriage:
Joel B. Mccomas to Martha Ann William [this is probably a transcription error for Wilson - the actual document appears to be Willson]
Marriage Date: 08 Mar 1855
Marriage Place: Lawrence County, Ohio
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01118-6
System Origin: Ohio-EASy
Source Film Number: 317716
Reference Number: CN 129
Joel next married Living