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Published on: 13 Oct 2016
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“Alexander is believed to be a Scottish prisoner of war from the Battle of Dunbar at Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland on 3 Sep 1650, arriving at Charlestown, Massachusetts Bay Colony on the ketch, Unity, in late December 1650.” ~ Teresa
“Alexander Grimes, #35 on Scots at Lynn 1653. Iron Works Inventory”
Name Variations: Allister Greimes
First Generation in the New World
1. ALEXANDER GRIMES, was born in Scotland and died in probably Massachusetts.
Allister Greimes is mentioned in a probate record for Allester Mackmallen [Alester M’Milan] of Salem. He is mentioned alongside Arsbell Anderson [Archibald Anderson]. Allester Mackmallen says he knew both of these men while he lived in Scotland and that they were friends and neighbors of his. He says Greimes and Anderson’s mothers are kin to each other.