Samuel McCOMBE 1841-1929, b. Co Derry, Ireland
Sarah Elizabeth HUMPHRIES 1848-1936, b. Gloucestershire, England

of Sandford & Casterton, S-W Victoria, Australia

Samuel McCOMBE 1841-1929 was born at Lettermuck, Co Derry, Ireland, son of John McCOMBE and Mary McGUINESS.

Sarah Elizabeth HUMPHRIES 1848-1936, born 1848 Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, daughter of Charles HUMPHRIES & Caroline SAMPSON.

In 1865 at Henty (near Sandford), S-W Victoria, Australia Samuel McCOMBE married Sarah Elizabeth HUMPHRIES and had a family of 12 children.

Samuel and Sarah McCOMBE died at Casterton, S-W Victoria in 1929 and 1936 respectively and both are buried in the Casterton Cemetery.

Samuel McCOMBE and Sarah Elizabeth HUMPHRIES had the following known family:

  1. Mary Elizabeth McCOMBE b. 1867, Casterton, S-W Vic, d. 1952, Melbourne, Vic., m. 1889 to William Callan SCHADE 1863-1930, b. Bagshot, near Bendigo, Vic., d. 1930 Melbourne, Vic. 11 children, most born at Casterton, Vic., 3 sons, William, Claude & John served in WW1.
  2. Samuel Charles McCOMBE b. 1868, Casterton, S-W Vic, d. 1958, Casterton, S-W Vic., m.1 1895 to Louisa Hannah GREY 1894-1900, b. Terang, Vic., d. Casterton, S-W Vic., m.2 Amelia Elizabeth KEARNEY, b. 1875, Melbourne, Vic., d. 1931 Casterton, S-W, Vic.
  3. Venie McCOMBE b. 1870, Casterton, S-W Vic, d. 1960, 1931 Casterton, S-W, Vic., m. 1891 to George Henry Leys PENTLAND 1871-1951
  4. Charles Henry McCOMBE b. 1872, Casterton, S-W Vic, d. 1873, Sandford, S-W Vic.
  5. Charles McCOMBE b. 1874, Casterton, S-W Vic, d. 1875, Sandford, S-W Vic.
  6. Caroline Eliza Fanny McCOMBE b. 1876, Casterton, S-W Vic, d. 1918, 1931 Casterton, S-W, Vic., m. 1910 to Samuel French ROLPH 1882-1951
  7. John "Jack" McCOMBE b. 1878, Casterton, S-W Vic, d. 1969, Lismore, NSW, m. 1904 to Rachel CRAWFORD 1875-1966
  8. Thomas McCOMBE b. 1880, Casterton, S-W Vic, d. 1968, 1931 Casterton, S-W, Vic., m. 1912 to Agnes Mary CAMERON 1877-1932
  9. William Sampson McCOMBE b. 1883, Casterton, S-W Vic, d. 1967, Melbourne, Vic., m. 1912 to Elsie Ann WALLS 1882-1965.
  10. Sarah Ethel McCOMBE b. 1885, Casterton, S-W Vic, d. 1947, NSW, m. 1908 to Norman Leslie Martin HOLT 1884-1963.
  11. Francis Victor Glenelg McCOMBE b. 1888, Casterton, S-W Vic, d. 1968, m. 1910 to Olive Jessie Emily GREENHAM
  12. Henry George McCOMBE b. 1890, Casterton, S-W Vic, d. 1960, m. 1912 to Annie BARRIE

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