Walter Tate Grames

Male30 July 1838–9 April 1926

Brief Life History 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.

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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

Sources (63)

  • 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"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 September 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.


    Age 9

    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States


    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 …

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