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John Comber

John Comber

John Comber was born 1 Mar 1835 in Wivelsfield, Co. of Sussex, England. He was the son of Richard Shoulder and Mary Howard Comber of Sussex, England. He came to United States in the 1870s and was naturalized in 1884.

He married Emily Keech, daughter of William and Barbara Fry Keech of Dorset Co. England.

When the Combers came to the United States they settled in Carnegie, Allegheny Co., PA. John and Emily had seven children, the sixth child was Bert Comber who married Bessie Greer of Washington Co., Pa. They lived in East Carnegie, Pittsburgh, PA.

Submitted by Margie Willison Harris, great granddaughter of John and Emily Keech Comber and granddaughter of Bert Comber

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