President Ulysses S. Grant

M, #10623, b. 27 April 1822, d. 23 July 1885
Father*Jesse Root Grant1 b. 1794, d. 1873
Mother*Hannah Simpson1 b. 1798, d. 1883
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Names and TItles

Variation: (Hiram) Ulysses Simpson Grant.1
Titled: 18th President of the United States (Ulysses S. Grant) on 4 March 1869.
     President Ulysses S. Grant was born on 27 April 1822 in Point Pleasant, Clermont County, Ohio, to, son of Jesse Root Grant and Hannah Simpson.1 President Ulysses S. Grant was the son of Jesse Root Grant and Hannah Simpson.1 President Ulysses S. Grant married Julia Boggs Dent on 22 August 1848 in St Louis, Missouri.1 President Ulysses S. Grant died on 23 July 1885 in Mount McGregor, New York, at age 63.1 He was buried in Grant's Tomb, Riverside Park, New York.1
     He became the father of Frederick Dent Grant on 30 May 1850.1 President Ulysses S. Grant became the father of Ulysses Simpson Grant on 22 July 1852.1 President Ulysses S. Grant became the father of Ellen (Nellie) Wrenshall Grant on 4 July 1855.1 President Ulysses S. Grant became the father of Jesse Root Grant on 6 February 1858.1 Was elected in 1868 over Horatio Seymour by a popular vote of 3,013,421 to 2,706,829 and an electoral vote of 214 to 80. Won reelection in 1872 by votes of 3,596,745 to 2,843,446 and 286 to 0 over Horace Greeley. Became known in 1862 as 'Unconditional Surrender Grant'. In 1864, Lt. General Grant was given command of the northern army; accepted General Lee's surrender at Appomattox.1 President Ulysses S. Grant became President of the United States on 4 March 1869 replacing President Andrew Johnson. President Ulysses S. Grant was over Vice President Schuyler Colfax as Vice President of the United States on 4 March 1869. Ulysses S.'s father Jesse Root Grant died in 1873.1 President Ulysses S. Grant was over Vice President Henry Wilson as Vice President of the United States on 4 March 1873. Ulysses S.'s daughter was married at wedding of Ellen (Nellie) Wrenshall Grant and Algernon Charles Frederick Sartoris on 21 May 1874 in White House, Washington, DC.1 Ulysses S.'s son was married at wedding of Frederick Dent Grant and Ida Marie Honore on 20 October 1874 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.1 President Ulysses S. Grant was replaced as President of the United States by President Rutherford Birchard Hayes on 4 March 1877. Ulysses S.'s son was married at wedding of Jesse Root Grant and Elizabeth Chapman on 30 September 1880 in San Francisco, California.1 Ulysses S.'s son was married at wedding of Ulysses Simpson Grant and (Fannie) Josephine Chaffee on 1 November 1880 in New York.1 Ulysses S.'s mother Hannah Simpson died in 1883.1

Family

Julia Boggs Dent b. 16 February 1826, d. 14 December 1902
Children
Last Edited1 Jan 2004

Citations

  1. [S231] Presidents.GED online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/presidents/…, Brian Tompsett (e-mail address), downloaded December 2003.