Date of Service: 1894-1903
1868: Born on July 9th in King George County, VA. to parents Benjamin and Ann Grymes.
1870: In the U.S. Census, Martha, 2 years old, lives with her brother Benjamin, and parents on Mathias Point in King George County, VA.
1880: In the U.S. Census, Martha, 12 years old, lives with her brother Benjamin and mother, Ann in King George County, VA.
1900: In the U.S. Census, Martha, age 32, is single and living wither her brother Benjamin, and mother Ann, in King George County, VA.
1894-1903: Martha C. Grymes is named First Assistant at Mathias Point Shoal Lighthouse, MD. Her salary is $420/year. (Her brother Benjamin C. Grymes is Principal Keeper).
1903: Martha C. Grymes marries George Carter Meade on May 6th. They go on to raise two children.
1918: Martha Grymes Meade dies on January 30th, at age 49. She is buried at Meade Memorial Episcopal Church Cemetery in White Post, Clarke County, VA.
Sources: Chesapeake Chapter Keeper’s Database; familysearch.org; uslhs.org