Alexander Grimes

23 February 1793–6 June 1841 (Age 48)
Orange, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Grimes was born on 23 February 1793, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Wilson Grimes, was 35 and his mother, Millie Ricketts, was 28. He married Sarah Sally Hart on 1 June 1814, in Maury, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. 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
1793–1841
Sarah Sally Hart
1795–1849
Marriage: 1 June 1814
James Madison Grimes
1815–1874
George Grimes
1816–1850
Lewis Wesley Grimes
1819–1906
Nathan William Grimes
1823–1874
Nancy Jane Grimes
1825–1879
Harvey A. Grimes
1827–1861
Richard Henry Grimes
1828–1866
John Hart Grimes
1831–1861
Sarah Catherine Grimes
1833–1853
Tennessee E. B. Grimes
1836–1844

Spouse and Children

    Male1793–1841Male

    Sarah Sally Hart

    Female1795–1849Female

MARRIAGE
1 June 1814
Maury, Tennessee, United States
children

(10)

    James Madison Grimes

    Male1815–1874Male

    George Grimes

    Male1816–1850Male

    Male1819–1906Male

    Nathan William Grimes

    Male1823–1874Male

    Female1825–1879Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 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.
1808

Age 15

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Grime .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • A Grimes, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Alexander Grimes, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Alexander Grimes, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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