Alexander Grimes

Male23 February 1793–6 June 1841

Brief Life History of Alexander

When Alexander Grimes was born on 23 February 1793, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Wilson Grimes II, was 35 and his mother, Mildred Emily Ricketts, was 29. He married Sarah Sally Hart on 1 June 1814, in Maury, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 6 June 1841, in Maury, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Hampshire, Maury, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Grimes
Sarah Sally Hart
Marriage: 1 June 1814
James Madison Grimes
George Grimes
Lewis Wesley Grimes
Nathan William Grimes
Harvey Alexander Grimes
Richard Henry Grimes
John Hart Grimes
Sarah Catherine Grimes
Tennessee E. B. Grimes

Sources (9)

  • Alexander Grimes, "United States Census, 1820"
  • A Grimes, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Alexander Grimes, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 June 1814Maury, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (15)

    +10 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 1

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

    Age 3

    On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.


    Age 15

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Grim , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Irish: adopted occasionally in Ireland for Gormley and even Houlihan .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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