PVT John Limes

PVT John Limes

Birth
Fayette County, Ohio, USA
Death 1 Jul 1887 (aged 71)
Fayette County, Ohio, USA
Burial Good Hope, Fayette County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 176443962 · View Source
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JOHN LIMES OF GOOD HOPE, FAYETTE COUNTY, OHIO
COMPILED BY LINDA JEAN LIMES ELLIS - 1587 EDGEFIELD ROAD, LYNDHURST, OHIO 44124 ©


John Limes was the second oldest son of Harmon and Mary (McKee) Limes. His parents were born and married in Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia. John was born in Fayette County, Ohio on May 3, 1816, per family Bible records.

On March 29, 1838, John was married to Sarah Ann Cory in Fayette County by Reverend John King.

Pvt. John Limes was mustered-in to the 63rd OVI, Co. "E" on September 8, 1861. He was honorably discharged on September 25, 1862 on Surgeon's Certificate of Disability. His discharge papers show his occupation as being a farmer.

Family Bible records and other accounts show the following children for John and Sarah Limes:


Rebecca: Born: February of 1839
Married: July 3, 1858 to Enoch McCord
in Pike County, Ohio

Harmon James: Born: July 3, 1841 - Fayette County, Ohio
Married: February 11, 1862 to Nancy Margaret Shade
in Pike County, Ohio
Died: October 2, 1932 - Ottawa, Kansas

William Henry: Born: July 23, 1845
Died: July 27, 1922

Mary Nancy Elizabeth: Born: March of 1850

Nathan H.: Born: 1855
Died: 1859

John Leighton: Born: October 20, 1860 in Bainbridge
Ross County, Ohio
Died: August 10, 1948 in Alhambra
Los Angeles County, California


John Limes died on July 1, 1887 in Good Hope, Fayette County, Ohio. He is buried next to his wife, Sarah Ann, in the Good Hope Cemetery.

Sarah Ann (Cory) Limes passed away on June 11, 1901 per her husband's military pension records.

On page 58 of the Harry Harmon Cory book, The Cory Family, it lists Sarah Ann Cory as being born on July 12, 1821. Her parents were James and Rebecca (Sperry) Cory. Her father was a Corporal in the War of 1812, mustered-in at Ross County, Ohio.


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  • Created by: Linda Jean Limes Ellis
  • Added: 17 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176443962
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT John Limes (16 May 1816–1 Jul 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176443962, citing Good Hope Cemetery, Good Hope, Fayette County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Linda Jean Limes Ellis (contributor 46864930) .