Tag Archives: Jesse Root Grant

President Grant and the Grant-Pops

Most historians concur that Ulysses S. Grant’s parents were a little eccentric. Grant and His Parents Jesse Root Grant (1794-1873), the father, was born in Pennsylvania and transplanted to Ohio, where he married and raised a family. He was self-educated … Continue reading

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The Family Life of Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant was unquestionably a great general.  He was also a great family man. Ulysses Grant: The Poor Family Beginnings Financially, Ulysses S. Grant was not born to poverty.   It was the family dynamics that were decidedly peculiar. His … Continue reading

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