Other than President U.S. Grant, who rests in Grant’s tomb? – 2017

Other than President U.S. Grant, who rests in Grant’s tomb?




Julia Dent Grant




Julia Dent Grant, wife of President Ulysses S. Grant, is also buried in the Grant Tomb facility. Born on a plantation near St. Louis, Illinois, Julia married Grant in 1848. She would accompany her military husband to military posts, as was the norm at the time. When he received orders to report to the Western frontier in 1852, she returned to her parents’ home for safety reasons. She penned her memoir late in life and it went unpublished until 1975.




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, where she became a national figure. Wikipedia
Born: 26 January 1826, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: 14 December 1902, Washington, D.C., United States
Spouse: Ulysses S. Grant (m. 1848–1885)
Parents: Frederick Tracy Dent
Children: Frederick Dent Grant, Nellie Grant, Jesse Root Grant, Ulysses S. Grant Jr.
Siblings: Frederick Tracy Dent




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