Rodney Upshaw said,
on May 17th, 2012 at 8:58 pm
I believe William Combs is my 9th Great Grand Father on my mom’s side of the family .William Combs was recruited in early 1776 to the infantry troop under the command of Capt. Billy Washington later to be (Lt. Colonial) and cousin to General George Washington . William Combs also went across the Delaware river with General George Washington x-mas eve 1776 to fight the British He was in the second boat with Capt. Washington . And William Combs died from bullet wound at the Battle of Brandywine in 1780 .