Ulysses Grant Reed

Male20 June 1872–21 September 1947

Brief Life History of Ulysses Grant

When Ulysses Grant Reed was born on 20 June 1872, in Waterville, Marshall, Kansas, United States, his father, John W. Reed, was 44 and his mother, Lorena M. Moon, was 38. He married Elizabeth Harriet Brown on 17 September 1902, in Sedgwick, Kansas, United States. He lived in Marshall, Pawnee, Kansas, United States in 1875. He died on 21 September 1947, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Park City, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States.

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Ulysses Grant Reed
Elizabeth Harriet Brown
Marriage: 17 September 1902

Sources (10)

  • Eu G Reed, "United States Census, 1910"
  • N G Reed, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
  • U. Grant Reed, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    17 September 1902Sedgwick, Kansas, United States
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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 3

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


    Age 14

    Historical Boundaries: 1886: Pawnee, Kansas, United States

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 24

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English and Older Scots red(e) ‘red’, no doubt denoting someone with red hair or a ruddy complexion.

    English: from Middle English ride, rede, rude (Old English rīed, rēod, rȳd) ‘clearing’. The surname may be topographic for someone who lived in or near a clearing, or habitational, for someone who lived at one of a number of places so named, including Rede Court in Strood (Kent), Rides in Eastchurch (Kent), Ride Way in Ewhurst (Surrey), and Reed Farm in Wadhurst (Sussex). The word is particularly common in the southeastern counties of England, from Kent to the Isle of Wight. See also Rider and Reader .

    English: habitational name from Read (Lancashire), Reed (Hertfordshire), or Rede (Suffolk). The Lancashire placename derives from Old English rǣge ‘roe, female roe deer’ + hēafod ‘head’. The Hertfordshire placename derives from Old English rȳhth ‘rough piece of ground’. The etymology of the Suffolk placename is uncertain.

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

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