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Thomas Holcombe was a wholesale grocer, born in 1815, a native of South Carolina. His business was located at 181 Bay Street. He was a respected merchant, attending many conventions and holding many community offices. Thomas Holcombe served one term as Mayor of Savannah from October, 1862 to October, 1863. He served three separate terms as Alderman. As a Democrat, he took a keen interest in national politics as well as local. He had several children, however, he has no living descendants in the Savannah area. He was married twice; First, to Miss Eliza C. A. Gale in December of 1834, second to Miss F!nnie W. Sometime between 1853 and 1861.Thomas Holcombe had three sons in the Civil War fighting for the Confederate army. One, Isaac C. Holcombe resigned his commission at the Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland at the outbreak of the Civil War to return to his home in the South.

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A Genealogy of Thomas Holcombe