George Washington Grimes

Brief Life History of George Washington

George Washington Grimes was born on 4 July 1818, in Prince George's, Maryland, United States. He married Sarah "Sally" Grayson on 21 May 1846, in Nacogdoches, Province of Texas, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Jack, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 4, Comanche, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 28 December 1902, in Comanche, Texas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Proctor, Comanche, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Grimes
Sarah "Sally" Grayson
Marriage: 21 May 1846
Julia Ann Grimes
Matthew Woods Grimes
Mary E Grimes
Melissa Caroline Grimes
William Thomas Grimes
Cinderella Grimes
George Washington Grimes Jr
Sarah Novalin Grimes
James Henry Grimes
Emily Jane Grimes
Annie Olevy Grimes

Sources (57)

  • George W Grimes in household of Mary Jenkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George Grimes - birth-name: George W. Grimes
  • George W Grimes, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


Historical Boundaries: 1835: Jackson, Republic of Texas 1845: Jackson, Texas, United States


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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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