Julia Dent Grant's Birthday

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Julia Boggs Dent Grant, was the First Lady of the United States and wife of Ulysses S. Grant. Her time as First Lady marked a turning point in her life, when she became a national figure.

Born: January 26, 1826, St. Louis, MO
Died: December 14, 1902, Washington, D.C.
Spouse: Ulysses S. Grant (m. 1848–1885)
Children: Frederick Dent Grant, Nellie Grant, Ulysses S. Grant Jr., Jesse Root Grant
 

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Julia Boggs Dent Grant, was the First Lady of the United States and wife of Ulysses S. Grant. Her time as First Lady marked a turning point in her life, when she became a national figure.

Born: January 26, 1826, St. Louis, MO
Died: December 14, 1902, Washington, D.C.
Spouse: Ulysses S. Grant (m. 1848–1885)
Children: Frederick Dent Grant, Nellie Grant, Ulysses S. Grant Jr., Jesse Root Grant
Happy Birthday to Julia Boggs Dent Grant, born 193 years ago this year.

I will hope to add/bump a thread or two in memory, as I continue to remember her devotion to her husband, who was equally devoted to her. Julia Dent Grant was definitely the woman behind the man.
 

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