4th Generation: John Grymes

Born:
Married:
Died: November 2, 1748
Burial: Christ Church, Middlesex County
Inscription on tomb:1
Here lies interred the body of the Honorable John Grymes, Esq., who for many years acted in the public affairs of this Dominion, with honor, fortitude, fidelity to their majesties, King George I. and III. Of the Council of State of the Royal Prerogative, of the liberty and prop erty of the subject, a zealous asserter. On the Seat of Judgment, clear, sound, unbiassed. In the office, punctual, approved. Of the College of William and Mary, an ornament, visitor, patron. Beneficent to all, a pattern of true piety. Respected, loved, revered. Lamented by his family, acquaintance, country. He departed this life the 2d day of November, 1748, in the fifty-seventh year of his age

Parents:
John Grymes and Lucy Ludwell

Children:

John Grymes was a long-serving church warden for Christ Church in Middlesex County, serving often with Edmund Berkeley.2

References

1. Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia, with Pictures of Each Church, Southern Churchman Company, 1907, p.255, https://books.google.com/books?id=TSISAAAAYAAJ (last checked March 19, 2016)
2. Colonial Churches: A Series of Sketches of Churches in the Original Colony of Virginia, with Pictures of Each Church, Southern Churchman Company, 1907, p.254, https://books.google.com/books?id=TSISAAAAYAAJ (last checked March 19, 2016)


The Grymes Family