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Minnie  Jane (Combs) Adcock

Born - Wednesday, September 23,1874

Corning, Cedar County, Missouri

Married - Thursday, December 23, 1897

Peru, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Died - Friday, August 26,1955

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Buried - Monday, August 29, 1955

Tecumseh Cemetery

Tecumseh, Johnson County, Nebraska

Block -183   Lot - 3

80 Years  11 Months  3 Days





Funeral Services For
Mrs. Minnie Adcock


Mrs. Minnie Adcock, age 80, passed away in an Auburn

hospital Friday, August 26th. Formerly, Mrs. Adcock had

lived in both the Brock and Peru communities and at the

time of her death was living in Auburn.

Surviving are sons Charles of Kearney, Lester Clarence of  Brock,

Elmer of Auburn, Harold of Brock, Marion of Falls City

and Ralph of Fremont.

Funeral Services were held at the Casey funeral home in

Auburn, Monday, August 29, at 2:00 p.m., with

Reverend Ward Merritt officiating.

Interment in the Tecumseh cemetery.


Auburn Press Tribune

Front Page

August 30, 1955





Minnie Jane Combs daughter of Jackson and Julia Combs was

born September 23, 1874 near Corning, Missouri. In infancy she

moved with her parents to Nemaha county and with the

exception of a few years spent in northern and western part of

the state, this county has been her home. She attended rural

school of the county and two years at the Peru Normal.

At the age of 14 she was baptized in the Methodist church in Peru.

On December 23, 1897 she was united in marriage to

Joseph Lee Adcock at her home near Peru.

 Mr. Adcock passed away in 1948.

She was the mother of eleven children. Two passed away in infancy

and Cecil, Vernon and Helen passed away after reaching maturity.

Surviving sons are Charles of Kearney, Lester Clarence of Brock,

Elmer of Auburn, Harold of Brock, Marion of Falls City

and Ralph of Fremont.

Other survivors are 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren,

two step-children, Mrs. Lula Arnold of San Francisco and

Joe Adcock of Nebraska City. Three brothers, Homer Combs of

Auburn, Neal of Hastings and Elmer of Arcadia, Nebraska.

One sister, Mrs. Clarence Davis of Cortez, Colorado, many

nieces and nephews, a number of other relatives

and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held Monday, August 29, at the

Casey Funeral Home in Auburn at 2:00 p.m., with

Rev. Ward Merritt officiating.

Pallbearers were Woodford Butterfield, Dean Walker Jr.,

Wesley Clark, Edmond Lambelet, Robert Erisman and

Steve Flack.

Interment was in the Tecumseh cemetery. Casey Funeral Home

in charge of funeral arrangements.


Nemaha County Herald


September 2, 1955




Mount Vernon Cemetery - Peru, Nebraska

Joseph Lee and Minnie (Combs) Adcock

Standing at the Combs marker in the Peru Cemetery

(Mount Vernon Cemetery)



Tecumseh Cemetry


Husband - Joseph Lee Adcock

Born - January  17, 1865

Rockport, Atchison County, Missouri

2nd Marriage  - December 23, 1897

Peru, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Died - August 2, 1948

Brock, Nemaha, County, Missouri

Buried - August 5, 1948

Tecumseh Cemetery

Tecumseh, Johnson County, Nebraska

Block -183   Lot - 3



Son - Charles Monroe Adcock

Born - Sunday, October 9, 1898

Veteran World War IISon - Lester Clarence Adcock

Born - Wednesday, April 17, 1901


Son - Cecil L. Adcock

Born - Wednesday, September 23, 1903

Daughter - Bernice Adcock

Born - Sunday, January 29, 1905

Died - Tuesday, March 21, 1905

Buried - Thursday, March 23, 1905

Tecumseh Cemetery

Tecumseh, Johnson County, Nebraska

Block -183   Lot - 3

1Month   22Days

Son- Elmer Claud Adcock

Born - Tuesday, January 2, 1906

Son- Vernon Richard Adcock

Born - Saturday, May 23, 1908

Son - Harold  Edwin Adcock

Born - Tuesday, November 2, 1909


Son - Glen Adcock

Born - Friday, January 13, 1911

Died - Friday, February 24, 1911

1 Month  9 Days

Veteran World War II  Son - Marion Frances "Bill" Adcock

Born - Monday, May 6, 1912


Son - Ralph Adcock

Born - Friday, January 30, 1914

Daughter - Helen Evelyn Adcock

Born - December1916 - Nebraska

Died -1929

Buried - Tecumseh Cemetery

Tecumseh, Johnson County, Nebraska

Block -183   Lot - 3


Brother - Homer Lee Combs 

Born - Saturday, January 15,1876


Brother - Cornelius H. Combs 

Born - Friday,  January 19,1877 - Nebraska

Married - Thursday, November 30, 1905

Harlan County, Nebraska

Died - July 1968

Hastings, Adams County, Nebraska

Wife - Grace (Jeffrey) Combs

Born - 1885 - Nebraska

Father - J. Jeffrey


Brother - Elmer Cornelius Combs

Born - August 1878 - Nebraska


Sister - Dora Bell (Combs) Davis

Born - 1883 - Nebraska

Husband - Clarence Davis

Born - 1887 - Kentucky

Son - Vernon Davis

Born -1919 - Colorado


Sister - Sarah Amanda Combs

Born - 1887 - Nebraska


Veteran of the Civil WarFather - Monroe Jackson Combs

Mother - Julia Evelyn (Roberts) Combs




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