Ulysses Grant Liston

1863–1947 (Age 84)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Ulysses Grant

When Ulysses Grant Liston was born in May 1863, in Ohio, United States, his father, Ezra Liston, was 25 and his mother, Amelia Cloud, was 24. He married Martha Jenene Anderson on 16 October 1890, in Cass, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in King, Washington, United States in 1900 and Auburn Election Precinct 5, King, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 28 April 1947, in Auburn, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Auburn, King, Washington, United States.

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Ulysses Grant Liston
Martha Jenene Anderson
Marriage: 16 October 1890
Anna Liston
Nellie May Liston
Ernest D Liston
Arthur Liston
Myrtle E Liston
Archibald Liston

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16 October 1890
Cass, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 2

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 26

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Essex, so named from the Old English personal name Lissa (probably a pet form of Lēofsige; see Livesay 2) + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.2 Scottish: habitational name from places in West Lothian and Midlothian, which probably have the same origin as in 1. This surname is also found in Ireland.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ulysess G Liston, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grant Liston in household of Ezra Liston, "United States Census, 1880"
  • W Grant Listen in household of Ezra Listen, "United States Census, 1870"

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