John Coombs, Sr. was born 6 March 1597 in London, Middlesex, England and died 1 August 1646 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Sarah Priest (1614-aft1646) 24 February 1632 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.


Although not found on a particular ship's manifest, one John Coombs/Combes had arrived in Plymouth Colony between 1627 and 1630 based on Colonial records. He is not found on the 1627 division of cattle, but is listed buying property in 1630.

Wallen Property

On 12 Oct 1630 (Plymouth Colony Records) Ralph WALLEN to Mr. John COOMBE his house and garden plot. This is the first record of John COMBS in Plymouth. Ralph & Joyce WALLEN were 1623 Anne passengers, and in 1623, WALLEN'S Division of land was listed as butted "against Hobes Hole." It is not yet known if this is the same plot, which was adjacent to those of Nicolas SNOW, Anthony DIXE.. and Mr. PERCES 2 Serv.

On 14 February 1633/4 John Doan/Done purchased of John Coombs for 9lbs 10s. "a dwelling house & misted with the inclosure & outhousing thereunto belonging."


Offspring of John Coombs, Sr. and Sarah Priest (1614-aft1646)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Coombs (1632-1668)



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