4th Generation: Lucy Ludwell Grymes

Born: April 18, 1720 at "Brandon" in Middlesex County
Married: Carter Burwell at Brandon on January 16, 1738
Died: 1792 at "Carter's Grove" in James City County1

marriage announcement in Virginia Gazette
Source: Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia Gazette (Parks) (January 6, 1738)

John Grymes and Lucy Ludwell

Lucy Burwell
Elizabeth Burwell
Judith Burwell
Alice Burwell
Sarah Burwell
Mary Burwell
Nathaniel Burwell
Carter Burwell
Lewis Burwell

Lucy Ludwell Grymes is a name that was used more than once. That fourth-generation Lucy Ludwell Grymes, as described on this page, married Carter Burwell.

In the third generation, Lucy Ludwell married Col. John Grymes of Brandon, in Middlesex County. One of their daughters was also named Lucy Ludwell Grymes. That other fourth generation Lucy Ludwell Grymes was the daughter of Charles Grymes and Frances Jennings. She was 14 years younger, and married Henry Lee II in 1753.

Lucy Ludwell Grymes (left) and sister Hannah Grymes (right)
Lucy Ludwell Grymes (left) and sister Hannah Grymes (right)
Source: Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA) (attributed to Charles Bridges)


1. "Lucy Ludwell Burwell," Geni, https://www.geni.com/people/Lucy-Burwell/6000000001180247921; "Lucy Ludwell (Grymes) Burwell (1720)," WikiTree, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Grymes-5, (last checked December 7, 2022)

The Grymes Family