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Re: My father William Rayford Grimes
Posted by: shelley childs (ID *****2528) Date: March 24, 2012 at 15:48:11
In Reply to: My father William Rayford Grimes by Gary Beu of 65330

William Roy Grimes
Birth 13 Mar 1896 in Gregg, Texas, United States
Death Living
Death 1 Jan 1968 in Longview, Gregg, Texas, United States of America,

parents:


David Harvey Alexander Grimes
Birth 2 Mar 1872 in Texas
Death Living
Death 9 Oct 1939 in Harrison, Texas, United States


Alabama Pink Garner
Birth 29 Sep 1877 in Texas, Gregg, Texas, United States
Death Living
Death 16 Feb 1952 in Harrison, Texas, United States


Children:

Hiram Alexander Grimes 1894 1938
William Roy Grimes 1896 1968
Dewey Grimes 1898 1901
Lila Grimes 1904
David Edward Grimes 1905
George Diplen Grimes 1907
Henry Herman Grimes 1910 1972


1900 United States Federal Census
about Benj Grimes
Name: Benj Grimes
[Ray Grimes]
Age: 4
Birth Date: Mar 1896
Birthplace: Texas
Home in 1900: Justice Precinct 4, Harrison, Texas
[Harrison]
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Alex Grimes
Father's Birthplace: Texas
Mother's Name: Alabama Grimes
Mother's Birthplace: Texas
Household Members: Name Age
Alex Grimes 28
Alabama Grimes 22
Hiram Grimes 6
Benj Grimes 4
Dewey Grimes 1

(Writing is very small on this census record.
Benj/Ray)?



1910 United States Federal Census
about Roy W Grimes
Name: Roy W Grimes
Age in 1910: 14
Birth Year: 1896
Birthplace: Texas
Home in 1910: Justice Precinct 4, Harrison, Texas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Alex D Grimes
Father's Birthplace: Texas
Mother's Name: Alaboma Grimes
Mother's Birthplace: Texas
Household Members: Name Age
Alex D Grimes 36
Alaboma Grimes 32
Hiram A Grimes 6
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Roy W Grimes 14
Lilla Grimes 6
Edward Grimes 5
George Grimes 3

parents married 17 years. 7 children born 6 living.


Ludie Edith Thornton
Birth 19 Sep 1898 in Georgia
Death Living
Death 2 Oct 1980 in Longview, Gregg, Texas, United States of America


1910 United States Federal Census
about Ludie E Thornton
Name: Ludie E Thornton
Age in 1910: 11
Birth Year: 1899
Birthplace: Georgia
Home in 1910: Justice Precinct 2, Gregg, Texas
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Daughter
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Jackson L Thornton
Father's Birthplace: Georgia
Mother's Name: Pil O Thornton
Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
Household Members: Name Age
Jackson L Thornton 43
Pil O Thornton 41
Clem L Thornton 19
Charlie H Thornton 17
Hugh B Thornton 14
Ludie E Thornton 11
Mary D Thornton 8
Jinnie L Thornton 5
Ruford L Thornton 5/12
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son of Ludie and William R:

Jerry E Grimes
Birth 24 Dec 1915 in Texas, United States
Death Living
Death 21 Jun 2002 in Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa, Florida, United States of America

Find A Grave:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=grimes&GSbyrel=all&GSdy=1939&GSdyrel=in&GSst=46&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=7018936&df=all&


listed in the same cemetery
William R. Grimes, Sr

1930 United States Federal Census
about William R Grimes
Name: William R Grimes
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1897
Birthplace: Texas
Race: White
Home in 1930: Longview, Gregg, Texas
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Edith Grimes
Father's Birthplace: Texas
Mother's Birthplace: Texas
Household Members: Name Age
William R Grimes 33
Edith Grimes 30
Alma A Grimes 10
William R Grimes 7
Don T Grimes 5
Edith D Grimes 1

William is an electrician. Not a veteran


Above info from The Kuykendall Family Tree 111 on Ancestry.com

TX birth index:
Gary Marshall Beu parents: Gregg Edwin George Beu Jr. mother       Marsha Eve Sapp

The Harrison Co Library in Texas may have obits on microfilm. Maybe by getting William and Ludie's obit you could learn more.


A Genforum volunteer,
Shelley


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