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Sarah (Grimes) Lay (abt. 1714 - 1798)

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Sarah Lay formerly Grimes
Born about in Fairfax, Virginia, Colonial Americamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Fairfax, Virginia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 25 Aug 2011
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  • Source: S2410939885 Repository: #R2410483679 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created. Page: Ancestry Family Trees Note: Data: Text:
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Sarah married Abraham Lay They had 11 children One daughter married Sanford Payne Two daughters married into Jenkins family another source lists the birth date of Sarah as ca1714, death ca 1798


  • history of the Pike Co Grimes Family by 'Kim'
  • Last will and testament of Nicholas Grimes, Loudoun County Virginia, book A, pages 144-146. Will written 5 August 1765 and proved at Court, 9 June 1766. It names his children: Nicholas and Philip Grimes (executors), Edward Grimes, Sarah Lay, son William's (dec) son William, Jemima Trammel.


Date: ABT 1798
Place: Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
Age: About 83-84

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Record ID Number: MH:I16

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On 16 Sep 2016 at 15:21 GMT Mildred Guilbeau wrote:

Grimes-1569 and Grimes-272 appear to represent the same person because: Appears to be duplicated, please approve merge

On 13 May 2016 at 01:05 GMT M (McQueen) M wrote:

Grymes-29 and Grimes-1569 appear to represent the same person because: same person

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