Julia Dent Grant


Born Julia Boggs Dent on January 26, 1826 and was the daughter of Colonel Frederick Dent and Ellen Wrenshall Dent. Ulysses and Julia first met through her brother, Fred, who was Ulysses’ classmate at West Point. The two were married on August 22, 1848 at the bride’s home in St. Louis, Missouri. Ulysses and Julia had four children, three boys and one girl. Julia Grant died on December 14, 1902 and is laid to rest with her husband in Grant’s Tomb.


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