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Grimm is a name of Anglo-Saxon origin and came from the baptismal name for the son of Grimme.

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The surname Grimm was first found in East Cheshire where they held a family seat from very early times.

Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Grimm have been found, including Grimes, Grimm, Grime, Grimme, Grimmes and others.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grimm research. Another 379 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1279, 1329, 1400, 1605, 1657, 1628, 1701, 1614, 1690, 1646, 1660 and are included under the topic Early Grimm History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Notables of the family at this time include Sir George Grimes (1605-1657), an English politician, Member of Parliament for Haslemere (1628-29) supported the Royalist cause in the English Civil War; Robert Graham or...

Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Grimm Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the Grimm family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 131 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Grimm, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :

Grimm Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Elsie Jam Grimm, who landed in New Netherland(s) in 1664
  • Otto Grimm, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1664

Grimm Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Egideus Grimm, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1727
  • Johann Georg Grimm, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Johann Conrad Grimm, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1736
  • Andreas Grimm, who came to Philadelphia in 1736
  • Martin Grimm, who landed in America in 1738
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Grimm Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frederic Grimm, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1840
  • Auguste Grimm, who landed in Texas in 1840-1850
  • Johann Friedrich Grimm, aged 49, landed in America in 1844
  • Joseph Grimm came to Texas in 1846
  • Friedrich Grimm, who landed in Texas in 1846
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Grimm Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Margerite Grimm, who landed in Red River, Canada in 1821

Grimm Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mary Ann Grimm, aged 15, arrived in Port Nicholson aboard the ship "Oriental" in 1840
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  • Stephen Grimm, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 37th District, 1976
  • John Murchison Grimm (b. 1866), American Republican politician, Linn County Attorney, 1893-98; Justice of Iowa State Supreme Court, 1929-32; Appointed 1929
  • John Grimm Jr., American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904, 1908, 1912
  • J. H. Grimm, American politician, Member of Nebraska State Senate, 1879
  • Jacob Grimm, American politician, Candidate for Missouri State House of Representatives from St. Louis City 6th District, 1920
  • J. A. Grimm, American politician, Burgess of Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, 1933-37
  • Henry A. Grimm, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Windsor, 1940
  • Harriette Grimm, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Wayne County 10th District, 1961
  • Fredric A. Grimm, American politician, Circuit Judge in Michigan 14th Circuit, 1977; Defeated, 1968
  • Fredric A. Grimm, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 23rd District, 1951
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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    2. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    8. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    9. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
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