The following persons are buried at the Shepherd (Shaker Praire) Cemetery in Sullivan Co.,Indiana: Elizabeth Grimes died July 7, 1846, (wife/Mother, age 50 yrs, 4 Mos.) Mary Ann Grimes died September 30, 1843,(daughter,age 19 yrs.,6 Mos.) James Grimes died 8 April 1873,(Father/Husband,age 76 yrs., 25 days) Another daughter Martha Jane Grimes, d.25 April 1896. who was the wife of John Porter Latshaw is also buried in this same cemetery, but, in another location.
Living in Knox County, Indiana at the yime of the 1840 census Living in Crawford County, Illinois in the 1850 census: James GrimesM. age 53 Farmer Ky. Lydia GrimesF. age 53N.Y. Lucretia Powell Grimes F. age 13 dau.Ind. note: Lydia (Lydia Goodridge) is the 2nd wife of James.
Living in Crawford County, Illinois for the 1860 census. James GrimesM. age 63 FarmerKy. Lydia GrimesF. age 63N.Y. If anyone has further knowledge of this family I would appreciate it very much if you would contact me. Thank you. Russell E. Thompson