Birth Name: Hiram Ulysses Grant
Date of Birth: April 27, 1822
Place of Birth: Point Pleasant, Ohio, U.S.
Date of Death: July 23, 1885
Place of Death: Wilton, New York
Ethnicity: English, Scots-Irish (Northern Irish)/Irish, distant French
Ulysses S. Grant was an American general and politician. A Republican, he served as the 18th President of the United States, from March 4, 1869 to March 4, 1877. He was elected to the position in 1868 and 1872. President Grant was previously the 6th Commanding General of the United States Army, from March 9, 1864 to March 4, 1869.
He was a candidate for the Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 1880.
President Grant was the son of Hannah (Simpson) and Jesse Root Grant.
President Grant’s paternal grandfather was Noah Grant (the son of Noah Grant and Susannah Delano). President Grant’s great-grandfather Noah was the son of Noah Grant and Martha Huntington. Susannah was the daughter of Jonathan Delano and Amy Hatch.
President Grant’s paternal grandmother was Rachel Kelley.
President Grant’s maternal grandfather was John Simpson (the son of John Simpson and Hannah Roberts). President Grant’s great-grandfather John was the son of William Simpson and Jane Hines. Hannah was the daughter of Lewis Roberts and Mary.
President Grant’s maternal grandmother was Rebecca Weir (the daughter of Samuel Weir and Mary). Samuel was born in Ulster, Ireland, the son of John Weir.