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Moses Grimes
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Birth: Oct. 27, 1839
Garrard County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jan. 27, 1915
Jessamine County
Kentucky, USA

Mr. Grimes was born as Moses Graham to parents James and Millie Dennis Graham. He married Fannie Cheatham, the daughter of Joseph and Jane Jenkins Cheatham, on November 8, 1860.

Around 1880, Moses, and his brother Pleasant, moved their families to Jessamine County. It was about the time of this move that they, and their descendants, began to use the Grimes surname. Fannie and Moses were the parents of thirteen children; Joanne, Martha, James, Robert, Timothy, John, Elizabeth, Pauline, Sibbie, Samuel, William, Nannie, and Pleas D. Grimes. Moses earned his living by farming his own land. When his wife moved to Norwood, Ohio he elected to remain in Jessamine County. Mr. Grimes passed away from the effects of apoplexy, with a duration of six months. 
 
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 Parents:
  James H. Graham (1814 - 1863)
  Mildred Dennis Graham (1812 - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Fannie Cheatham Grimes (1842 - 1915)
 
 Children:
  James Grimes (1864 - 1944)*
  Robert Grimes (1867 - 1923)*
  Timothy Grimes (1869 - 1946)*
  John S. Grimes (1871 - 1925)*
  Bettie Grimes Parr (1872 - 1928)*
  Pauline Grimes Hughes (1874 - 1933)*
  Sibbie Dee Grimes Woods (1876 - 1954)*
  Nannie Grimes Miller (1887 - 1923)*
  Pleas Dennis Grimes (1888 - 1935)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mahala Graham Sherrow (1838 - 1922)*
  Moses Grimes (1839 - 1915)
  Pleasant Grimes (1849 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Inter: 01-28-1915. The inf. on the DC, gave his DOB as 10-27-1831. His YOB in the 1850 Census of Garrard County was 1839.
 
Burial:
Wilmore Cemetery
Wilmore
Jessamine County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Honor
Record added: May 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52187463
 


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