Cleek, Dunmore, Gum, Hill, Stephenson, Suit Family - Person Sheet
Cleek, Dunmore, Gum, Hill, Stephenson, Suit Family - Person Sheet
Birth24 Apr 1794, MD14544,14545,14546,14547,14551,4107
MemoWashington DC?
Census22 Aug 1850, Prince George’s County, MD14546,14547,14552
MemoSpaulding District
Death9 Oct 186414544,14545,14553,4120
Burialaft 9 Oct 1864, St John’s Episcopal Church Cemetery, Fort Washington, Prince George’s County, MD4120
Occupationmanaged the store, ordinary, farm, and post office from about 1820 until his death14549
FatherJeremiah Grimes (1763-1822)
MotherSusannah Talbert (ca1763-1829)
Misc. Notes
Throughout the nineteenth century, the family maintained a farm as well as a shop and tavern or 'ordinary' located at an intersection, now where St. Barnabas Road intersects Oxon Hill Road (Route 414). For much of that time, one family member or another served as postmaster for the area, and thus the town was known as Grimesville, in accordance with the contemporary convention of naming towns after the local postmaster. Liquor and sales licenses for the store from the 1840s and 1850s were issued to Peter Grimes, who may have been part owner of the store. The relationship between Thomas and Peter has not been determined, however, new information provided by a genealogical researcher suggests that Peter was the son of Thomas Grimes and Elizabeth Cadle.4146
Research
1840 MD Prince George's Microfilm (Notebook) ED6? Pg 0119 Ln 2 Thomas Grimes 2M 40-50, 1F 15-20 (His family?)

88(3of34) Spaulding District7315 Ln 14 Dwg 743 Fam 743 Alfred Allen 17, M, B: MD (Enumerated w/Thomas Grimes) 1850MDPGSpldg2of25FS Dwg 743 Fam 743 Alfred Allen 17 M, b: MD14554 (Related?)

Thomson’s Mercantile & Professional Directory MD 1851-5211503 Prince George’s Co: General Dealers in Dry Goods Groceries, Hardware, etc. Grimes, Thomas, Grimesville
Spouses
Birth11 Feb 1799, Alexandria, Fairfax County, VA14556
Death22 Sep 1832, Washington, DC14556,14558
Marriage16 Sep 1819, Washington, DC14556
Marr MemoRev. Wilmer
ChildrenCharles Robert (1821-1891)
 John Thomas (1824-1858)
 James Henry (1826-1908)
 Jeremiah Tobias (1827-1900)
Birth13 Jul 1806, MD14545,14560
Census22 Aug 1850, Prince George’s County, MD14560,14562
MemoSpaulding District
Death27 Jan 186514545,4121
Memo59 years
Burialaft 27 Jan 1865, St John’s Episcopal Church Cemetery, Fort Washington, Prince George’s County, MD4121
Marriage17 Dec 1833, Prince George’s County, MD14545,14548,14563,14564
Marr MemoRev Kepler, 16 Dec?
ChildrenRichard Franklin (1834-1919)
 Peter Gibson (1836-1918)
 Alexander Hamilton (1839-1908)
 George Daniel (1841-1871)
 Mary Elizabeth (1843-1875)
 Rosa M. (1846-1853)
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