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 William McNary Grimes

William McNary Grimes

Birth
Benton County, Arkansas, USA
Death 9 Sep 1911 (aged 26)
Benton County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Benton County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 5897566 · View Source
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Son of:
John & M.E. Grimes

Husband of:
Myrtle Conner - m. Oct 30, 1905


The Springdale News ----Springdale, AR ----September 15, 1911 ----GRIMES, Will - Rogers, Sept. 9 - Will Grimes, 28 years old, a lineman for the Rogers Light and Water Company, was instantly killed at 3 o'clock this afternoon, 2200 volts passing through his body while he was putting in a transformer at a Glove factory. He was suspended on a pole for five minutes until the current could be cut off and then fell a distance of 25 feet to the ground. He was a son of John Grimes, a wealthy farmer residing four miles north of Rogers. He leaves a widow and one son. The funeral will be held tomorrow from the home of the parents.


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  • Created by: Phil Smiley
  • Added: 27 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5897566
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William McNary Grimes (28 Aug 1885–9 Sep 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5897566, citing Grimes Cemetery, Benton County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Phil Smiley (contributor 32431238) .