4th Generation: Alice Grymes

Born: Aug. 10, 1724
Married: Mann Page II
Died: January 11, 1746 at Rosewell, Gloucester County
Burial: Page Family Cemetery at Rosewell. In 1969, the Association for Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (now Preservation Virginia) moved the remaining stones in the cemetery to Abingdon Episcopal Church. The tomb of Alice Grymes Page did not survive until 1969, but inscription was documented in the 1890's:1

Here lies the Body of Mrs. Alice Page
Wife of Mann Page Esq.
She departed this life on the 11th Day of January 1746
In child bed of her second Son
in the 23rd year of her age
Two Son and one Daughter
She was the third daughter
of the Honourable John Grymes Esq.
Middlesex County
One of his Majesty's Council in this Colony
of Virginia

Her personal Beauty
and the uncommon Sweetness of her Temper
Her affable Deportment and Exemplary Behavior
Made her respected by all who knew her
The Spotless innocency of her Life
and her singular Piety
Her constancy & resignation at the Hour of death
Sufficiently testified
Her firm & certain Hopes of a joyfull resurrection

To her Sacred memory
This Monumnet is piously erected

John Grymes and Lucy Ludwell

John Page
Robert Page

Alice Grymes lived at Rosewell Plantation after she married Mann Page II. She died when giving birth to her second son.1

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1. "Alice Grymes Page," Fina A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=54318864 (lat checked March 20, 2016)

The Grymes Family