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 Bessie Mae <I>Kaiser</I> Grimes

Bessie Mae Kaiser Grimes

Paulding County, Ohio, USA
Death 27 Aug 1958 (aged 71)
Petoskey, Emmet County, Michigan, USA
Burial Alanson, Emmet County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 90142473 · View Source
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She was my great grandma.

Bessie Mae Kaiser (spelled Kiser at birth) was born on September 25, 1886 in Harrison Township, Paulding County, Ohio to Henry Kiser and Amanda (Slater) Kiser.

Her mother died when she was six years old and her father not being able to cope with the loss of his wife disappeared. Her and her sister Lillie Belle Kiser were taken and raised by Oliver and Carrie (Carrigan) Outhouse in Odin, Illinois.

She moved to Michigan and married Henry Harrison Grimes on July 4, 1911 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada and together they had six children, Angeline Amanda, Mary Elizabeth, Violet Mae, William Henry, James Elmer (1921 - 1994 married first Norma Jean Baker then Barbara Hume) and Harry "Brownie" Grimes.

She died on August 27, 1958 in Petoskey, Michigan at the age of 71.

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  • Created by: Jim Bradley
  • Added: 14 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 90142473
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bessie Mae Kaiser Grimes (25 Sep 1886–27 Aug 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 90142473, citing Littlefield Township Cemetery, Alanson, Emmet County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Jim Bradley (contributor 47694256) .