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History of Grimes County

History of Grimes County

land of heritage and progress

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Published by The Commission in Navasota, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Grimes County (Tex.)
    • Subjects:
    • Grimes County (Tex.) -- History.,
    • Grimes County (Tex.) -- Biography.,
    • Grimes County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementcompiled and edited by the Grimes County Historical Commission.
      ContributionsGrimes County Historical Commission.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF392.G75 H57 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination759 p. :
      Number of Pages759
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3515631M
      LC Control Number82083489

      Grimes County History (Historical Marker on courthouse grounds) GRIMES COUNTY On road used by Spanish explorer Alonso de Leon. In Andrew Millican began settlement. Henry Fanthorp opened his inn , a post office Full text of "A history of Adams County, Ohio, from its earliest settlement to the present time, including character sketches of the prominent persons identified with the first century of .

        That part of Texas settled in the early s known as the Austin Colony was comprised largely of the five present-day counties of Bastrop, Fayette, Grimes, Montgomery, and Washington. This book consists mainly of biographical and genealogical sketches of Brand: Genealogical Publishing Company, Incorporated. “The "History of Grimes County-Land of Heritage and Progress," compiled by the Grimes County Historical Commission of Navarro, Texas, specifically names all 15 children.” “Grimes County Cemeteries, Book 4.” Deaths at an early date,

      The book, entitled: A History of Delaware County, New York, – , is the first general history of the county since Published by Purple Mountain Press, A History of Delaware County attempts to unravel the numerous strands of the region's past over the last and more years and in so doing creates a general synopsis of those. origin The name of Grimes or Grymes is believed to be of Scandinavian origin and to have been derived from the ancient Anglo-Saxon baptismal name of Grim, being adopted as a surname by the sons of one so called. It is found in Ancient British and early American records in the various spellings of Grim, Grims, Gryms, Gryme, Grime, Grymes, Grimes and others, of which the form last mentioned is.


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History of Grimes County, Land of Heritage and Progress, compiled and edited by Grimes County Historical Commission,LC [Available at Genealogy Room of Navasota Public Library] The Honor Roll of Grimes County, A tribute to men from Grimes County, Texas who served in the U.S.

armed forces during World War I. OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (2 maps, facsimiles) ; 20 cm: Contents: PART I: GOVERNMENT, POLITICAL History of Grimes County book, AND SUBDIVISIONS --Political organizations, --Origin, organization, and subdivision of Washington municipality --PART II: INDIAN POPULATION OF GRIMES COUNTY PHICAL SKETCHES OF THE SIXTY.

Grimes County is a county located in southeastern Texas in the United States. As of the census, its population The seat of the county is Anderson.

The county was formed from Montgomery County in It is named for Jesse Grimes, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and early European-American settler of the county. The Navasota and Brazos rivers form the Congressional district: 8th. Grimes County was created in from a portion of Montgomery County.

The county was named for Jesse Grimes, one of Stephen F. Austin's Colonists, a Texas Declaration of. Grimes County, Texas Grimes County Education, Geography, and History. Grimes County is a county located in the state of Texas.

Based on the census, its population The seat of the county is Anderson. The county was formed from Montgomery County in Hardcover: pages Publisher: Grimes County Historical Commission; First Edition edition () ASIN: BMRKE8 Shipping Weight: 1 pounds Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a review Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2, in Books (See Top in Books) # in American HistoryManufacturer: Grimes County Historical Commission.

Two Rivers "Sandbar Histories" The following is an excerpt from Benjamin Babbitt's Quarter League Written by BETTY DUNN When E. Blair wrote the Early History of Grimes County book he admitted there was "scant information to be found concerning settler" Benjamin Bobbitt as he wrote biographical sketches of the 64 original land grantees in Grimes County.

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WELCOME TO GRIMES PUBLIC LIBRARY. Thank you for visiting Grimes Public Library’s virtual library. Access your library account, search our catalog, browse e-books, e-audiobooks, music, movies, and more from the comfort of your home, or on the go with your mobile device.

Use your expanded, online public library 24/7 and discover the variety of. Corn remained one of Grimes County's most important crops from the beginning of the county's history untilwhen more thanbushels were harvested.

Between andhowever, corn acreage dwindled from 3, acres toand production plummeted to only 7, bushels. Grimes recites in his book events that made many small towns in Kentucky — like Pleasureville — even more isolated.

He mentions President. Grimes County Baptisms, Martin's Prairie Baptist Church. SCHOOLS. Navasota High School Photos Men's and Women's Basketball teams and football team from Contributed by Don Brownlee. Thank you Don. Iola High School for - school year From Bob Cleveland: "The older picture is the /30 class.

The item Early history of Grimes County, by E.L. Blair, (microform) represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library.

This Grimes County Website. is available for adoption. Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.

If you have a love for history, a desire to help others, and basic web-authoring skills, consider joining us. Grimes County, Texas History, Genealogy, Old Photos, Postcards, Maps, and Information. Grimes County, in southeastern Texas, lies forty miles northwest of Houston and is bordered on the north by Madison County, on the east by Walker and Montgomery counties, on the south by Waller County, and on the west by Washington and Brazos counties.

Anderson, the county seat, is the third-largest town. This volume discusses the history of Cherokee County including its communities, geography, and major events.

The statement on the dedication page says: "This book is the story of Cherokee County from its earliest days through its founding and development and the achievements of its people to the present -- its rich heritage from its founders, its lasting contributions to the Republic of.

Grimes County, Texas. County History. Creation of Grimes County. Grimes county was created in by the First Legislature of the state of Texas as a result of a petition from the people of western Montgomery County praying for separation and the formation of a new county.

The petition embraced a request that the new county be named ''Grimes. TXGRIMES Grimes County genealogy. TXGRIMES Mailing List Homepage (Source: RootsWeb) Maps and Gazetteers (13) Military Records and Histories. List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, Grimes County, Texas (Source: Internet Archive) Civil War.

Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War Grimes County (Source: FamilySearch). Grimes County Cemetery Books Volumes $ Each $ for the Set (save $20). History: Bidais (customs similar to the Caddoes) lived peacefully with Anglo-American settlers who arrived in s, but tribe was removed to Indian r agriculture reflected in census, which listed 77 persons owning 20 or more slaves.

County created from Montgomery County inorganized the same year; named for Jesse Grimes, who signed Texas Declaration of Independence. An indispensable book for any researcher interested in Grimes County's history or land (or both), or its first landowners after Texas's Independence from Mexico.

Each book in this series is laid out into multiple maps using a 6 mile high by 4 mile wide book contains 47 Survey maps laid out within this Rating: % positive.This book is a compilation of research done by Worth S. Ray about Washington, Fayette, Bastrop, Montgomery and Grimes Counties, which comprised a large portion of the Austin colonies in Texas/5(4).The Grimes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between and The most Grimes families were found in the USA in In there were Grimes families living in Ohio.

This was about 18% of all the recorded Grimes's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Grimes families in