William Wallace Grimm   
    Father: John J. Grimm
    Mother: Orilla Roush
    Born: Feb 23, 1858   Virginia
    Died: Dec 25, 1941   Mason County, WV
    Buried:  Parsons-Shawver Cemetary, New Haven, WV
     Work History:
        coal miner - 1900, 1910 U.S.Census
        salesman, confectionary store - 1920 U.S.Census

    Married: Susan Ann Goodnite    (no record of any marriage taking place)  

        Children of William Wallace Grimm and Susan Ann Goodnite :
          Estella May Grimm    daughter
    Married: Carrie E. Vickers    Jul 31, 1879  New Haven, WV
        Children of William Wallace Grimm and Carrie E. Vickers :
        1.  Oscar J. Grimm    son
        2.  Myrtie E. Grimm    daughter
        3.  Charley W. Grimm    son
        4.  George Canardy Grimm    son
        5.  Affie Grimm    daughter
        6.  Harry Claude Grimm    son
        7.  Otto Grimm    son
        8.  Ralph Grimm    son

     William was listed in county records as a miner, but family tradition has always been that he worked on river boats. William's younger brother, Joseph, did work on the steamboats that traveled the Ohio River, and stories about the two might have become confused.

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