These biographies are of men prominent in the building of western Nebraska. These men settled in Cheyenne, Box Butte, Deuel, Garden, Sioux, Kimball, Morrill, Sheridan, Scotts Bluff, Banner, and Dawes counties. A group of counties often called the panhandle of Nebraska. The History Of Western Nebraska & It’s People is a trustworthy history of the days of exploration and discovery, of the pioneer sacrifices and settlements, of the life and organization of the territory of Nebraska, of the first fifty years of statehood and progress, and of the place Nebraska holds in the scale of character and civilization. In the
The Northern Maine, its Points of Interest and its Representative Business Men manuscript provides historical sketches of the nine towns featured within it’s embrace, as well as biographical sketches of the businesses and the men and women who owned and ran those businesses found within the towns of Houlton, Presque Isle, Caribou, Ft. Fairfield, Danforth, Lincoln, Mattawamkeag, Winn, and Kingman.
1842, October 11. Treaty with the Confederated tribes of Sauk and Fox at the agency of the Sauk and Fox Indians in the Territory of Iowa. Schedule of debts annexed. Resolution of Senate, February 15, 1843. Ratification of President, March 23, 1843. The confederated tribes of Sacs and Foxes cede to the U. S. all the lands W. of the Mississippi river to which they have any claim or title. The Indians reserve a right to occupy for three years from the signing of this treaty all that part of the land above ceded which lies W. of a line running due N. and S. from the painted or red rocks on the White Breast fork of the Des Moines river, which rocks will be found about 8 miles in a straight line from the junction of the White Breast with the Des Moines. Upon ratification of this treaty the U. S. agree to assign a tract of land suitable and convenient for Indian purposes to the Sacs and Foxes for a permanent home for them and their descendants, which tract shall be upon the Missouri river or some of its waters.
Loraine W. Grimes, 87, Grants Pass, died today, Friday, Dec. 1, 1995, at Royale Gardens Health Care Facility. Services are pending with Hull & Hull Funeral Directors. [Loraine’s parents were George Milton Grimes and Maude May Fleming. He was married to Josephine Pirzer who died November 27, 1957 in Marion Co. He was buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery] The Courier, December 1, 1995 Contributed by Shelli Steedman
Ethel Ray Green, born near Vinita, November 25, 1892 was a daughter of Joseph and Margarette A. (Scrimsher) Green. She was educated at the Female Seminary at Tahlequah; Married at McAlester, Oklahoma Decemberr 23, 1917, Grady L. Grimes. They now members of the Methodist Church. Grimes is a Mason, and is an automobile mechanic.
A transcription taken by Annette Ginn Roebuck in 2004 of the Grimes Cemetery in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.
L. P. Grimes. Many of the best homes in Champaign County have been won as a result of long and toilsome process, involving the clearing of the land, the draining of the swamps, the construction of ditches and fences, and every improvement has meant an expenditure of labor and care that only the very successful or those who have been through the experience can appreciate. Among the men who have had that experience and have witnessed the evolution of Champaign County during the last forty years is Mr. L. P. Grimes of St. Joseph Township. Mr. Grimes was born in
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Sergt., Trench Artly., Batry. A, 2nd Trench Motor Btn.; of Martin County; son of W. F. and Mrs. Nora Waldo Grimes. Entered service July 23, 1917, at Richmond, Va. Sent to Fredericksburg, Va. Transferred to Cape Henry Va., to Camp Mills, N. Y., then Boston, Mass. Sailed for France June 5, 1918. Promoted to Corpl. Aug., 1917, Serpt. Sept., 1917. Fought at Chalon, St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., May 2, 1919.
Josephine P. Grimes, 46, a native of Hugo, died in Salem, Wednesday, November 27. Mrs. Grimes was born Dec. 24, 1910. The deceased leaves her husband Loraine W. Grimes; a son, Kenneth David Grimes; her mother, Mrs. Anna Pirzer, all of Grants Pass and a sister, Ann Elliott, Portland. Hull and Hull Mortuary is in charge of funeral arrangements. [Burial in Pleasant Valley Cemetery] The Courier, November 29, 1957 Contributed by: Shelli Steedman