Salem McClelland Grim

b. 22 February 1831, d. 6 March 1899

Salem Grim 1831 - 1899

Father*Joseph Grim b. 1804, d. a 1870
Mother*Elizabeth Ann Pratt b. 1803, d. 1880
Salem McClelland Grim|b. 22 Feb 1831\nd. 6 Mar 1899|p1507.htm|Joseph Grim|b. 1804\nd. a 1870|p1492.htm|Elizabeth Ann Pratt|b. 1803\nd. 1880|p1493.htm|Charles Grim|b. 1777\nd. 1850|p1432.htm|Alcinda Armstrong|b. 1776\nd. 1850|p1489.htm|A J. Pratt|b. unknown\nd. unknown|p1494.htm||||

Birth*Salem McClelland Grim was born on 22 February 1831 at PA. 
Marriage*He married Malissa Vancamp, daughter of Rolly Vancamp, on 15 January 1855 at Wetzel County, WV. 
Milit-Beg*Salem McClelland Grim began military service on 15 August 1862 at Co. C 15th Reg. WV Infantry, New Martinsville, Wetzel County, WV, Union Army. 
Military*Served in the military on 8 September 1862 at Wheeling, Ohio County, WV; Sergeant in Company C., 15th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry. 
MilitaryServed in the military in 1864; promoted to 1st Sergeant. 
MilitaryServed in the military in 1865; promoted the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. 
Milit-End*He ended military service on 14 June 1865 at Richmond, VA; honorably discharged having served for the duration of the war. He returned home to Van Camp and moved his family to Sardis, Monroe Co. Ohio. 
Residence*He lived after 14 June 1865 at Sardis, Monroe County, OH. 
Census*He and Malissa Vancamp appeared on the census of 1870 at Lee Township, Monroe County, OH; Salim Grim 40 farmer, Malissa Grim 36, Florence M Grim 13, Airey Bell Grim 11, George B Grim 9, Sarah H Grim 7, William S Grim 4, Elizabeth M Grim 1.1
Occupation*Salem McClelland Grim occupation in 1877 at Little, Tyler County, WV, Justice of the Peace. 
Burial*He was buried in March 1899 at Little Methodist Cemetery, Tyler, WV. 
Death*He died on 6 March 1899 at Tyler, WV, at age 68. 


Malissa Vancamp b. 10 November 1833, d. 3 April 1909

Last Edited12 May 2009


  1. [S51] 1870 Census Monroe County OH Lee Township.