Ancestry of General
Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War


    John Grymes

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    • 5th Generation — 2nd Great-grandfather of Robert E. Lee
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 20 
    • Birth Date:
    • 1660 
    • Birth Location:
    • Gloucester Co., Virginia 
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    • Death Date:
    • 28 Aug 1709 
    • Death Location:
    • Grimesby, Middlesex Co., Virginia 
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    • Father has been listed in various sources as either Lieutenant General Thomas Grymes or Rev. Charles Grymes.

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  • Sources for John Grymes

    • 2 Durand, Hortense Funsten, The Ancestors and Descendants of Colonel David Funsten and His Wife Susan Everard Meade, New York: Knickerbocker Press (1926), 36.
    • 3 Grimes, Emma Elizabeth, The Grimes Family, Minneapolis, MN: The Lund Press (1946), 1.
    • 4 McCurdy, Mary Burton Derrickson, "A Discovery Concerning the Townley and Warner Families of Virginia", The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 77, No. 4 (Oct 1969), 475.
    • 5 McCurdy, Mary Burton Derrickson, "The Townleys and Warners of Virginia and Their English Connections", The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 81, No. 3 (Jul 1973), 361.
    • 7 Stanard, William G., ed., The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 27, Richmond, VA: Mitchell and Hotchkiss, Printers (1919), 185.
    • 8 Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, editor, Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography: Vol I, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company (1915), 249, Google Books (Digital Library).