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William Grooms

Eunice Miles Toombs (View posts)
Posted: 936292181000
I am Looking for my grandfather's family that
was from South Carolina I think around Columbia. His father name was Elizah and my grandmother I really don't know. He work for the railroad and Married Ada Portee and they moved to Richmond, Va. and had 12 children. He was born on Jan.28, 1888 and died Sept.5, 1960. (children names were: willie, David, James, Thomas, Lola, Nancy,Relee, Rosa, Earline, Viola, Perlie Mae, Essie Mae. Five are deceased and the rest are still in living in richmond, va. Any information will be appreciated.


Posted: 936396735000
My grandfather name is Sidney Grooms. He was born in Eastover SC close to Columbia SC. He and his wife Evelyn Grooms moved to Richmond VA in 1952. They had 14 children. My father was the oldest (Odell Grooms). My grandmother died in 1992, my grandfather in 1993 and my father in 1995.

William Ada Porter Grooms

Nancy P. Hughes (View posts)
Posted: 937412766000
I am researching all Grooms families in South Carolina, and I believe we can help each other. I have some census and death records from Richland County concerning this family. Adia Porter was how the census taker wrote her name. Please contact me so I can send you what I have. I in turn would very much like to have your information to fill mine out.

Sidney Grooms

Nancy P. Hughes (View posts)
Posted: 937413164000
I am collecting Grooms information for the entire state of South Carolina, and I believe I have some information that would be helpful to you.

I have a Sidney Grooms who was born in Richland County about 1896. His mother's name was Lizzie and he had brothers and sisters: Anne, Melton; Jesse; Lessie, Matthew and Forester.

Please contact me so that we can exchange information. I will gladly share what I have with you.

Grooms Family

Tina Stephens (View posts)
Posted: 938075513000
Hi Nancy:

My name is Ernestine (Tina) Stephens (maiden name is Hymes). My father's name is Earnest Hymes from Darlington, S.C., his mother's name was Lalamay Grooms. She married my grandfather (William A. Hymes) also from Darlington. Her mother's name was Effie May Grooms (of Indian decent) called her Mini. Don't know much of the Grooms history, but would like to. They are from Darlington, SC.
Any information you have would be appreciated.

My father is currently living in Washington, DC. I have alot of uncles and aunts who were born to Lamay Grooms.

Thanks Tina


Tina Stephens (View posts)
Posted: 938280415000
Dear Tina,

I don't have any of these names in my database as of now, but one never knows what the future holds. My research has been on hold for a while, but I will let you know if I find any of these names.

Looking for Grooms Family

Sharla Mikusek (View posts)
Posted: 939116894000
I have just started looking for my family history
so I dont know a whole lot. I know that my grandfathers
name was Arthur Grooms and that he had some Indian heritage.
So if you have anything that indicates that anyone has a son
named Arthur please let me know.


NANCY P. HUGHES (View posts)
Posted: 939915911000
My name is Eunice Toombs and I live in Richmond, Va. you can send the information you have to me at 2816 Woodcliff Avenue. The are still 7 children that are alive here and they have children living with grandkids. Look to here from you and I will send you what I have.

Grooms in South Carolina

Nancy P. Hughes (View posts)
Posted: 940164313000
I am presently collecting data on all Grooms families in South Carolina. If you would be so kind as to send me your Grooms connection, it might help me find more of them. I will gladly share with you anything I find which will add to your family.

Grooms in Darlington County

Nancy P. Hughes (View posts)
Posted: 940164467000
Tina, would you please send me as much information as you can on this family. I am researching all South Carolina Grooms's as you know, and you information might help me along. I will gladly share what I find with you as pertains to your family. Thanks.
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