Walter Tate Grames

30 July 1838–9 April 1926 (Age 87)
Storrington, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Walter Tate

When Walter Tate Grames was born on 30 July 1838, in Storrington, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles William Grames, was 26 and his mother, Emma Tate, was 21. He married Susan Coote on 19 January 1863, in Lambeth, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years and South Galson, Ross-shire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1926. He died on 9 April 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

Photos and Memories (5)

Do you know Walter Tate? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Walter Tate Grames
Martha Ann Dack
Marriage: 11 September 1871
William Arthur Grames
Heber George Grames
Lorenzo Grames
Daisy Sarah Grames
Richard Tate Grames
Ralph James Grames
Phillip Grames
Joseph Sherwood Grames
Elgin Ade Grames

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 September 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 10
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Possibly an altered form of German Gramm(e)s, from a short form of the personal name Hieronymus.

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

    Story Highlight

    Walter Tate Grames conversion and immigration

    Walter Tate Grames was born in 1838 in Sussex, England. He converted to the LDS Church and was baptized in 1853 at age 14. He married Susan Coote in 1863 in Sussex. They had three children: born 1 …

    Sources (62)

    • Walter T Grames in entry for Elgin Ade Grames, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Walter Grimes, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Walter T Grames in entry for Amy E Garnes, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.