William GRIMSHAW born abt. 1805 in England (Isle of Man). He married Phebe CAIN on or around Feb 20, 1840. Phebe born abt. April 1809 in Kentucky. They had 5 known children; Mary Jennie , William H., John E. , Noble B., Ann G. The family lived in Lawrence County, Ohio in 1850 through 1870. By 1880 the family was in Peoria, Illinois.
Mary Jennie was born abt. 1840 in Kentucky and married a Ebenezer SANDERS.
Henry ( I believe his first name was William and he went by his middle name of Henry) was born abt. 1842 in Ohio or KY. He was married twice, first to Parnel SANDERS and then to Cornelia STEWART.Henry had 3 known children: Henry Otto born abt. 1868 & Edward E. born abt. 1870, Maud born abt. 1872
John E. born abt. 1847 in Ohio. He died Dec 13, 1910.He married Mary CASTROP. She died Jan 31, 1907. They had 6 known children: Jennie born abt. 1873, Oliver born abt. 1878 & died Mar 23, 1914, and John born abt.1879 and May 27, 1919, Walter born abt 1882 and died abt. 1974, Chester born abt. 1888 and died 1922, and Ruth born abt. 1892.
Noble was born abt. April 1852 in Ohio. He was believed to be married twice. His first wife, Mary Jennie HIGGINS was born abt 1854 in Missouri. They marriedNov. 28, 1877 in Quincy, Adams County, Illinois where her parents lived (William Thompson & Elizabeth A. GILBREATH HIGGINS). Noble & Mary J. had 2 known sons: 1) Harry born abt. 1878 (living in Joliet, Will County, Illinois in 1920) 2) Frank born abt. 1879. Noble's 2nd wife was Carry ___ and they married abt. 1892. She was born abt. Dec 1873 in Ohio. I found them living in Augusta, Bracken County, Kentucky in 1900. Then in Marion, Center Township, Grant County, Indiana in 1920. They had 4 children: 1) Charlie born abt. June 1882 in IL 2) Noble B., born abt. March 1893 in IL (poss. SSDI - b. Mar.16,1883 & d. April 1964 West Virginia) 3) Emerson born abt June 1895 in Ohio ( he married Edna __ (maiden name possibly WARD) 4) Herbert born abt. July 1899 in Ohio
Corrections and additions welcome. If any of this sounds familiar please reply. Thank you, Judi from Illinois