Name: GRIMES, DANIEL G. or J. 
Rank: Private
Enlisted: 3 July 1861 at Westville, Dale County
Service History: 
Date of Birth: abt 1841 Place of Birth: Alabama
Date of Death: 2 December 1861 (disease) Place of Death: Mount Jackson
Buried: 
Father: Possibly Stephen Grimes
Mother: Possibly Bethany //
Spouse(s): Single at time of enlistment
Children: 
Occupation:  Farm laborer (in household of Acrel Byrd in 1860)
Residence(s):  Dale County, Alabama
Other: Claim filed by Edy R. Evans, mother, care J. E. Welborn, attorney, Ellisville, Jones County, Mississippi November 3, 1863.
1860 Jones County, Mississippi, Census shows a William Evans, 25, an overseer in his employer's household; also a Smitty B. Grimes, 17, b in Alabama, also in Ellisville, in the household of Robert and Nancy W. Hopkins.
1850 Dale County, Alabama, Census lists Stephen Grimes 60, b NC, Bethany Grimes 48, b NC, Winney 16, Charlotte 14, Joseph W. 11, Sarah E. 8, Smithy 6, Daniel C. J. Grimes 10, Ann C. 18. Bethany and Daniel both have surname Grimes recorded, rather than the usual ditto marks. The out of chronological order of the children suggests that Daniel and Ann may not be Stephen's children. It is also possible that Bethany is not Stephen's wife. 
1860 Dale County, Alabama, Census shows Joseph W. Grimes as head of household, Annie S.? Grimes (surname recorded) 24, Charlotte 22, Sarah E. 15, William A. 1. 
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Submitter: Georgia V. Fleming E-mail: hyacinth@ala.net