John W. Grim

  • Born January 22, 1835 in Ross County, Ohio.
  • Parents were JACOB GRIM and NANCY STAGNER.
  • Married MARY CHAFFIN on September 20, 1860 in Fayette County, Ohio. Mary was born on June 2, 1842 (calculated from age at death) in Fayette County, Ohio; and died July 31, 1861. She is buried in Yankeetown Cemetery.
  • Married REBECCA JANE CRABB on August 22, 1864 in London, Madison County, Ohio. She was born February 16, 1836 in Ross County, Ohio; and died October 31, 1905 in Jefferson Township, Fayette County, Ohio. Her parents were WILLIAM CLEVENGER CRABB and SARAH WILLIAMS.
  • Died December 19, 1916 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio.
  • Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Jeffersonville, Fayette County, Ohio.

CHILDREN WITH MARY CHAFFIN

  1. IDA J. GRIM, born July 23, 1862 in Fayette County, Ohio; died March 18, 1909 in Jeffersonville, Fayette County, Ohio of "chronic gastritis". Married JASPER CORBETT on October 21, 1885 in Fayette County, Ohio.

CHILDREN WITH REBECCA JANE CRABB

  1. ELMER F. GRIM, born December 12, 1865 in Fayette County, Ohio; died in 1930 in Washington Court House, Fayette County, Ohio. Married NANCY E. COLLINS on May 6, 1897 in Fayette County, Ohio.

  2. JESSE J. GRIM, born July 12, 1868 in Fayette County, Ohio.

  3. CHARLES A. "CHARLEY" GRIM, born February 15, 1871 in Wayne Township, Fayette County, Ohio.

  4. MAY BELL GRIM, born June 7, 1873 in Jefferson Township, Fayette County, Ohio; died in March, 1957 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. Married ALBERT INSKIP on August 26, 1891 in Fayette County, Ohio.

  5. BLANCHE ARMETHA GRIM, born April 28, 1878 in Jefferson Township, Fayette County, Ohio; died July 23, 1948 in Tryon, McPherson County, Nebraska. Married FLORENCE ALLEN on September 16, 1899 in Fayette County, Ohio.

SOURCES:

1870 Fayette County, Ohio Census
1880 Fayette County, Ohio Census
Fayette County Births
Madison County Records
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