SAMUEL GRIMSHAW GRAVESTONE PHOTO
The Holton Recorder, Thursday, November
14, 1918, Pg 2
Samuel Grimshaw, son of Joseph and
Ann Grimshaw, was born in Smithfield, Jefferson county, Ohio, March 2, 1840, and
died in Holton, Kan., Nov. 9, 1918, at the age of 78 years, 3 months and 2 days.
He served three years in the Civil war in the 52nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry.
He was one of three Civil war veterans in Kansas wearing a medal of honor
received for distinguished service. He was married February 20, 1886, to
Rebecca M. Little at Wheeling, West Virginia. Mrs. Grimshaw died in
Holton, March 4, 1914. He is survived by one son, F. C. Grimshaw of this
city and one daughter, Daisy D. Ross of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The
funeral services were held at the Christian church, of which Mr. Grimshaw was a
member, and from which he will be missed as a faithful attendant. The
services were in charge of the pastor, Frank G. Richard, and the G. A. R.
The body was placed to rest in the Holton cemetery.