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John Grymes

Birthplace: Grimseby, Middlesex, Virginia
Death: August 28, 1709 (53-62)
Middlesex, Accomack County, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Grimsby, Middlesex Co., VA
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. Charles Grymes and Katherine Grymes
Husband of Priscilla Grimes and Alice Grymes
Father of Maj John Grymes, II; Elizabeth Lucy Holcombe; Honora Stephenson; Charles Grymes of Morattico; Anna Wortham and 1 other
Half brother of Mary Smith; Anne Hoyle; William Dedman and Katherine Grymes

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About Colonel John Grymes, of Grimesby

   from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 27, No. 2, Apr., 1919 
   John Grymes, born (according to a deposition) in 1660. “Col. John Grymes died Aug. 28, and was buried Aug. 31, 1709” (Christ Church Register). He lived first in Gloucester and removed to Middlesex where he lived at “Grymesby” on the Pianketanke River. He was a justice and Colonel of Militia of Middlesex County and a vestryman of Christ Church parish. He married Alice, daughter of Lawrence Townley and granddaughter of Augustine Warner Sr., of “Warner Hall”, Gloucester Co. 

RENT ROLL OF VIRGINIA 1704-1705 with A True and Perfect Rent Roll of all the Lands held of her Majestie in Henrico County, April 1705, lists John Grymes with 1400 acres in Petso Parish, Glocester County. [1]


       User ID: B1BA73B6-04FE-45C4-AF15-49D624E74BD1 
       Record ID Number: MH:IF8069 
       Date: 1650 
       Place: Grimesby, Middlesex, Virginia, United States 


       User ID: ACDA2835-34C0-400C-B267-80ABC8BA2FF9 
       Record ID Number: MH:IF8068 
       Date: 28 AUG 1709 
       Place: Grymesby, Middlesex, Virginia, United States 


       Date: 31 Aug 1709 
       Place: Grymes Family Cemetery 
       Stormont, Middlesex County, Virginia 


   Virginia Chronicle - Critic 18th August 1889 [2]
   Descendants of John Grymes
   The Planters of Colonial Virginia by Thomas J. Wertenbaker appendix RENT ROLL OF VIRGINIA 1704-1705
   American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI), family trees
   Source: S3 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Repository: #R1 Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created. Record ID Number: MH:S3 User ID: 19CD43FD-56EB-4783-85E4-4D83608697C5 Page: Ancestry Family Trees Data: Text:
   Repository: R1 Name: Address: Record ID Number: MH:R1 User ID: B1696161-7A17-42E7-9EE7-1C83D3676BD5 


   WikiTree profile Grymes-35 created through the import of Paula's family 5-28-2011.GED on May 29, 2011 by Paula Marksman. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Paula and others.
   Thank you to Caroline Cohoe for creating WikiTree profile Grymes-51 through the import of cohoe only_2013-04-15.ged on Apr 15, 2013. 

Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Caroline and others. JOHN GRIMES (son of CHARLES GRIMES and CATHERINE) was born 1680 in LOUDOUN CO., VA., and died date unknown. He married ALICE TOWNLY.

Children of JOHN GRIMES and ALICE TOWNLY are:

   +HONORA GRIMES, b. 1700, NEW JERSEY, d. 1776, SHEPHARDSTOWN, VA. (now West Virginia).
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Colonel John Grymes, of Grimesby's Timeline

Middlesex, Virginia
October 10, 1691
Middlesex County, VA, United States
Grymesby or Grimesby, Middlesex County, Virginia
Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Grymesbey, Middlesex, Virginia, USA
November 22, 1702
Middlesex, Accomack County, Virginia, United States
Grymesby, Gloucester, Virginia, United States
August 28, 1709
Age 58
Middlesex, Accomack County, Virginia, United States
August 31, 1709
Age 58
Grimsby, Middlesex Co., VA