Ulysses Grant Deweese

27 July 1863–15 May 1925 (Age 61)
Swanton, Saline, Nebraska Territory, United States

The Life of Ulysses Grant

When Ulysses Grant Deweese was born on 27 July 1863, in Swanton, Saline, Nebraska Territory, United States, his father, James Madison Deweese, was 47 and his mother, Matilda Adams, was 32. He married Susanna Gabel on 1 January 1889, in Wilber, Saline, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Medicine Hat, Cypress, Alberta, Canada in 1911 and Alberta, Canada in 1916. He died on 15 May 1925, in Swalwell, Kneehill County, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 61, and was buried in Swalwell, Kneehill County, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Ulysses Grant Deweese
Susanna Gabel
Marriage: 1 January 1889
Clara Leon Deweese
Roxie Belle Deweese
Verda May Deweese
Gladys Engelina Deweese
Lloyd Wilfred DeWeese
Gerald Grant Deweese

Spouse and Children

1 January 1889
Wilber, Saline, Nebraska, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    James Madison Deweese





World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Age 4

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 18

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch weese ‘orphan’ + the definite article de.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Grant Dweese in household of James Dweese, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Grant Deweese, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Ulysses G Dew Weese, "United States Census, 1900"

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