Amityville, NY

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George Combs, Jr. Long Island Traditions

George Combs, born and raised in Amityville, New York, comes from a long line of baymen, boat builders, and market gunners dating back to 1644. George's ancestors settled in Hempstead and Freeport, initially known as Atlanticville and Raynortown. The Combs family legacy includes notable figures like George W. Combs, a market gunner and shipyard owner, and Captain Jack Combs, a well-known bayman and rum runner during Prohibition. George’s great-great-grandfather, Captain Dan Combs, was a privateer during the Civil War and a shipbuilder.

Nancy Solomon Amityville, NY Long Island Traditions