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John D Grimes
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1891
Chest Springs
Cambria County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 29, 1945
Pennsylvania, USA

John was the husband of Orvetta M Grimes (1895-1938)

He was the son of Simon P Grimes and Cecelia Mary (Brandt) Grimes

Obit

JOHN GRIMES of Dysart, a veteran of the First World War, died yesterday afternoon at 1 o'clock in the Veterans' hospital at Aspinwall. He was a son of Simon P. and Cecelia (Brant) Grimes and was born at Chest Springs, June 16, 1891. His wife Orvetta Grimes, preceded him in death. Surviving are these children: Mrs. Regina Gibbons of Dysart, Coletta Vernice, Telford; Winifred, Betty and Marie, all at home; and three sisters, Mrs. Genevieve Troxell of Blandburg; Mrs. Annie McMullen of Ligonier; Mrs. Sarah Jacobs of Ebensburg and two half brothers Frank of Coalport and Marcellus of Dean and one half sister Mrs. Virginia Swisher of Johnstown and two grandchildren. Mrs. Grimes operated a coalmine at Dysart prior to his illness. (Notation on obit 5/30)
(unidentified Newspaper, Blair Co., Genealogical Society, 1945) 
 
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 Parents:
  Simon P Grimes (1866 - 1938)
  Cecelia Mary Brandt Grimes (1868 - 1916)
 
 Spouse:
  Orvetta M Plunkett Grimes (1895 - 1938)
 
 Children:
  Regina M Grimes Gibbons (1922 - 2010)*
  Coletta Mary Grimes Landon (1924 - 2014)*
  Mary Bernice Grimes (1926 - 1946)*
 
 Siblings:
  John D Grimes (1891 - 1945)
  Mary Madeline Grimes Thompson (1893 - 1959)*
  Frank Edward Grimes (1899 - 1968)*
  Genevieve Marie Grimes Troxell (1902 - 1946)*
  Ellen Grimes Grove (1910 - 1985)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Monicas Cemetery
Chest Springs
Cambria County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Joan of VA
Record added: Jun 17, 2010
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In Remembrance-John D. Grimes-Veteran of World War I
- Joan of VA
 Added: Jun. 17, 2010
 
 
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