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From: Eva Cross <>
Subject: Re: [GRIMES] Re: Alexander Grimes
Date: Sun, 05 Nov 2000 18:49:22 -0600
Christine, thanks for the chart. This is my line. My gg-grandfather, Redus
Peyton, b 12/9/1855 in Maury Co., TN, d 11/26/1935 in Stephenville, TX, is a son
of Lewis Wesley (Alexander3, William2, William1). I have a lot of the info David
gave to you but it also fills in some blanks. I have info on Redus' line.
> Hi Billy & Eva and all Grimes researchers, David sent me a file on Tn Grimes
> , i have put some stuff in the file, i do not have Stanford in the file, but
> i know i have seen the name , here is a 3 page chart, if you can correct or
> add to please do so,
> Descendants of Alexander Grimes
> Generation No1
> .1. Alexander3 Grimes (William2, William1) was born February 23, 1793 in
> Orange County, North Carolina, and died June 06, 1841 in Maury County,
> Tennessee. He married Sarah (Sally) Hart June 01, 1814 in Maury County,
> More About Alexander Grimes:
> Burial: Pisgah Cemetary, Maury County, Tennessee
> Children of Alexander Grimes and Sarah Hart are:
> + 2 i. James Madison4 Grimes, born March 25, 1815 in Tn.; died December
> 31, 1874.
> + 3 ii. Lewis Wesley Grimes, born Abt. 1819 in Tenn.; died 1906.
> + 4 iii. Nathaniel William Grimes, born March 04, 1823 in Maury
> County, Tennessee.
> + 5 iv. Nancy J. Grimes, born Abt. 1825.
> + 6 v. Harvey A. Grimes, born January 26, 1827 in Maury Co.,Tn.; died
> February 16, 1861 in buried Hampshire,Maury Co.,Tn..
> + 7 vi. Richard Henry Grimes, born December 03, 1828; died December 11,
> 8 vii. John W. Grimes, born Abt. 1831. He married Martha Davis
> November 14, 1853 in Maury County, Tennessee.
> 9 viii. Sarah C. Grimes, born Abt. 1833. She married Howell Williams
> October 14, 1850 in Lewis County, Tennessee.
> Generation No. 2
> 2. James Madison4 Grimes (Alexander3, William2, William1) was born March
> 25, 1815 in Tn., and died December 31, 1874. He married Sintha Ann Lusk
> November 28, 1833.
> Notes for James Madison Grimes:
> Not Sure this is the right line, the age is right for the James M. Grimes
> that the info that was found in the Maury Co.,Tenn. Cousins Vol.1, Grimes
> -Brooks Bible.
> 1850 it has James in Le.Co.,Tn, also in household was a James Gray age 21.
> CGT 4/1/2000.
> Besides the childen on the chart , there is three other names liste in the
> Bible, does not list the parents, Robert James may be a grandchild also, the
> other names is Wm Arthis Grimes, b 6/21/1871, Lewis Frederick Grimes b.
> 12/6/1872, Annie Cloranda Grimes b. 8/26/1878.CGT.
> Notes for Sintha Ann Lusk:
> 1850 Census has Cynthia A. CGT
> Children of James Grimes and Sintha Lusk are:
> 10 i. Elizabeth5 Grimes, born September 29, 1835.
> 11 ii. Mary Ann Grimes, born August 27, 1837.
> 12 iii. Luther Alexander Grimes, born November 23, 1839.
> 13 iv. Elanen Jane Grimes, born June 03, 1842.
> Notes for Elanen Jane Grimes:
> Census has Ellen.
> 14 v. Amelia Emaline Grimes, born August 18, 1844.
> 15 vi. Thomas Harvey Grimes, born February 11, 1847.
> + 16 vii. Sarah Lavinda Grimes, born March 09, 1849.
> 17 viii. George Washington Grimes, born September 16, 1851; died March
> 18, 1853.
> 18 ix. John Lewis Grimes, born January 07, 1853.
> 19 x. Robert James Grimes, born February 09, 1860; died March 24, 1863.
> 20 xi. Tennessee Emline Grimes, born June 14, 1855.
> 3. Lewis Wesley4 Grimes (Alexander3, William2, William1) was born Abt.
> 1819 in Tenn., and died 1906. He married Harriet E. Blackwood October 18,
> 1841 in Maury County, Tennessee.
> Notes for Lewis Wesley Grimes:
> 1850 Tenn Census. Le. Co. Also in household Dilcy Whitaker 14, Mariah 12.
> More About Lewis Wesley Grimes:
> Occupation: Methodist Minister
> Children of Lewis Grimes and Harriet Blackwood are:
> 21 i. George F.5 Grimes, born Abt. 1843.
> 22 ii. Thomas J. Grimes, born Abt. 1844.
> 23 iii. Mary A.M.E. . Grimes, born Abt. 1846.
> 24 iv. Wm C. Grimes, born Abt. 1848.
> 25 v. Archilaus Grimes, born Abt. 1850.
> 4. Nathaniel William4 Grimes (Alexander3, William2, William1) was born
> March 04, 1823 in Maury County, Tennessee. He married Martha J. Craig
> January 24, 1852 in Maury County, Tennessee.
> Notes for Nathaniel William Grimes:
> More About Nathaniel William Grimes:
> Military service: Bet. March 1862 - May 1865, 7th Tenn. Cavalry Regiment CSA,
> Occupation: Road Overseer
> Children of Nathaniel Grimes and Martha Craig are:
> 26 i. Harriet5 Grimes, born 1855.
> + 27 ii. Nathan Walker Grimes, born 1857 in Tipton County, Tennessee.
> 5. Nancy J.4 Grimes (Alexander3, William2, William1) was born Abt. 1825.
> She married William Blackwood 1843.
> Notes for Nancy J. Grimes:
> Nancy in household of her Mother Sarah Grimes age 55 in 1850. CGT.
> Children of Nancy Grimes and William Blackwood are:
> 28 i. Julia A.5 Blackwood, born Abt. 1845.
> 29 ii. Susan M. P. Blackwood, born Abt. 1849.
> 6. Harvey A.4 Grimes (Alexander3, William2, William1) was born January
> 26, 1827 in Maury Co.,Tn., and died February 16, 1861 in buried
> Hampshire,Maury Co.,Tn.. He married Caroline Akin January 10, 1849 in Lewis
> County, Tennessee.
> Notes for Harvey A. Grimes:
> Source: Jackie Wood and other info from Grimes Genforum. Jackie has marriage
> date as 9/11/1848.
> More About Harvey A. Grimes:
> Burial: Pisgah Church Cemetery
> Occupation: Methodist Minister
> Notes for Caroline Akin:
> Someone has that Caroline died1/29/1853(could this be 1855?) a son L.W.
> listed as age 6, in the 1860 census for Harvey with no wife listed.
> Children of Harvey Grimes and Caroline Akin are:
> 30 i. James W.5 Grimes, born 1849.
> 31 ii. John W. Grimes, born October 20, 1851; died October 20, 1852.
> 32 iii. L.W. Grimes.
> 7. Richard Henry4 Grimes (Alexander3, William2, William1) was born
> December 03, 1828, and died December 11, 1866. He married Winifred S. Akin
> January 10, 1849 in Lewis County, Tennessee.
> More About Richard Henry Grimes:
> Occupation: Methodist Minister, Road Overseer
> Children of Richard Grimes and Winifred Akin are:
> 33 i. Nathan P.5 Grimes, born 1850.
> 34 ii. C.W. Grimes, born Abt. 1851.
> 35 iii. T.A. Grimes, born Abt. 1857.
> Generation No. 3
> 16. Sarah Lavinda5 Grimes (James Madison4, Alexander3, William2,
> William1) was born March 09, 1849. She married Joseph C. Brooks October 12,
> Children of Sarah Grimes and Joseph Brooks are:
> 36 i. Hattie Louise6 Brooks, born July 03, 1870; died February 17, 1880.
> 37 ii. Jennie Casanovia Brooks, born September 05, 1872; died August 19,
> 38 iii. Annie Elizabeth Brooks, born October 25, 1875.
> 39 iv. Charles Luther Brooks, born June 17, 1879; died March 01, 1880.
> + 40 v. Comer Lee Brooks, born April 13, 1883.
> 27. Nathan Walker5 Grimes (Nathaniel William4, Alexander3, William2,
> William1) was born 1857 in Tipton County, Tennessee. He married Rosa Rebecca
> Mosley 1893 in Tipton County, Tennessee.
> Child of Nathan Grimes and Rosa Mosley is:
> + 41 i. James Reuben6 Grimes, born 1899 in Tipton County, Tennessee.
> Generation No. 4
> 40. Comer Lee6 Brooks (Sarah Lavinda5 Grimes, James Madison4,
> Alexander3, William2, William1) was born April 13, 1883.
> Child of Comer Lee Brooks is:
> 42 i. Paul Moody7 Brooks, born May 09, 1906.
> 41. James Reuben6 Grimes (Nathan Walker5, Nathaniel William4,
> Alexander3, William2, William1) was born 1899 in Tipton County, Tennessee.
> Child of James Reuben Grimes is:
> 43 i. Charles Kenneth7 Grimes.
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