Comes, Ebenezer Newell

Pioneer, American Revolutionary War Veteran

Birth: Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut
Death: August 1812, Vienna, Trumbull County, Ohio
Burial: Vienna Township Cemetery, Vienna, Trumbull County, Ohio

Ebenezer Newell Comes (or Combs) married Mary Anne Humason (Humiston) daughter of Joel Humason and Anna (Wheeler) Humason in Hartford County, Connecticut about 1798. Ebenezer and Mary Anne moved from Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut to Vienna in the spring of 1803. He and his family followed relatives, Simon Wheeler and Daniel Humason who arrived in Vienna in 1801 with a group of pioneers from Farmington, Connecticut. Ebenezer was the father of Marletta born in Farmington, Connecticut (1801), and four children born in Vienna, Ohio: Seth (1803), Margaret (1805) who later married clock maker Ansel Merrell, Mary Ann (1807), Ogden (1810). [1]

Ebenezer appears on the Ohio Tax List in 1807, although his place of residence is unlisted. He is also listed, with Vienna resident Daniel Humason, as an ensign of the Second Regiment, Fourth Division of Trumbull County, Ohio Militia, elected on May 7, 1804.

Updated 8/13/2020
[1] Information provided by Ken Brown, relative.