Henry Stanford Grimes Genealogy
13. Henry Stanford Grimes, son of
Wilson Grimes, b. February 6,
1840, in Wayne County, Tennessee. He m. (1) Ellen Elizabeth Biffle, sister of
Col. Jake Biffle. He served in the Confederate Army, was captured and held in
Federal prison for 18 months. After the war he lived on the old Grimes homestead
on Mill Creek. His wife died in 1882. In 1884 he m. (2) Fannie Tinnon of
Clifton, Tennessee, and moved to Florence, Alabama, to put his children in
school. In 1892 he moved to Texas because of his health, but soon returned to
his farm on Mill Creek. He was an active member of the Methodist church which he
served as steward and Sunday school superintendent. He died on Mill Creek in
Note: A record of descendants of Henry Stanford Grimes was furnished by a granddaughter Mrs. Narcia Smith of Decaturville, Tennessee.
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