Grimes Cemetery

Duplin County, NC

Surveyed by Lillian and Pearl Houston March 2008

The following is a complete listing of the tombstones in the Grimes Cemetery in Duplin County, NC.

Location about seven miles north of Kenansville going on Summerlin Crossrooad (SR1004) going toward Mount Olive, right after you pass Kelly road (SR1511) besides a private home.

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    GPS Coordinates:
    35.06479 N
    77.94794 W

    The epitaphs are as follows:

    IN Memory of Joseph Grimes 1734----1790 Father of Charles John Joseph James Thomas LIEUT. NC MILITIA REVOLUTIONARY WAR 1752---1789 In Memory of John Windows (This should read John Winders spelling incorrect on stone) And Daughter SARAH In Memory of William Grimes Born About 1755 Died in Rev. War Hugh Son of Walter Grimes 1700---cir 1780 Father of Joseph James Sampson Elizabeth Grimes Wife of Hugh Grimes 1712 cir 1790 Archelaus Branch Feb. 20, 1892 April 18, 1865 Ester Daughter of Sampson Grimes Wife of Archelaus Branch Died May 18, 1841 Age 56 years Sampson Son of Hugh Grimes Husband of Besheba Winders Cir 1749---1828 James Grimes Son of Hugh Grimes Husband of Sarah Winders 1747 1831 Sarah Winders No date No date Wedding date Feb. 19, 1777

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