Dessie Grimm
Fairy-Tale Detective
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Species: Human
Gender: Female
Age: 25 (at time of death)
Fairy Tale: Specific to The Sisters Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm † (Grandfather)

Henrietta Grimm † (Grandmother)
Jacob Grimm † (Great Uncle)} Douglas Grimm I † (Father)
Delores Grimm † (Mother)
Thomas Grimm † (Brother)
Spaulding Grimm † (Brother)
Jane Ella Grimm † (Sister-in-law)
Douglas Grimm II † (Nephew)
Josef Grimm † (Nephew)
Anna Grimm † (Niece-in-law)
Trixie Grimm † (Great Niece)
Vesta Grimm † (Great Niece)
Peter Grimm † (Great Nephew)
Alison Grimm I † (Great Niece-in-law)
Chloe Grimm † (Great Niece once removed)
Edwin Grimm † (Great Nephew once removed)
Matilda Grimm † (Great Niece once removed)
Basil Grimm † (Great Nephew once removed)
Relda Grimm † (Great Niece once removed-in-law)
Jacob Alexander Grimm (Great Nephew twice removed)
Henry Grimm (Great Nephew twice removed)
Veronica Grimm (Great Niece twice removed-in-law)
Sabrina Grimm (Great Niece thrice removed)
Daphne Grimm (Great Niece thrice removed)
Basil Grimm II (Great Nephew thrice removed)
Puck (Great Nephew thrice removed-in-law)
Alison Grimm (Great Niece four times removed)
Emma Grimm (Great Niece four times removed)

Unnamed Great Nieces and Nephews four times removed
Status: Deceased
Appearances: The Problem Child (mentioned)

Dessie Grimm was a member of the Grimm family who lived from 1835 to 1850. She was a blood member of the family, being the only daughter of Douglas Grimm I and Delores Grimm. It can be assumed that she was well acquainted with the family business of being fairy-tale detectives. She is the great aunt thrice removed of Sabrina and Daphne, the protagonists of The Sisters Grimm series.

Dessie was the youngest child born to her parents, having two older brothers: Spaulding Grimm and Thomas Grimm. As Thomas died in his childhood, Dessie would only have known him for a year at most.

Dessie died prematurely, at the age of 15.


Dessie is a variant of the French name Desiree, which comes from the Latin root word desiderium, meaning longing or desire.

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