This profile is set as a rejected match with a profile that is an obvious match.

+7 votes
WikiTree profile: Ulysses S. Grant
in Genealogy Help by Anonymous Roach G2G6 Pilot (186k points)
Propose a merge.

But there's an issue with the Simpson grandfathers.
I made the necessary change in order to initiate another merge.

The conflicting grandfathers should not be hard to sort out.  David Simpson ( is pretty clearly an error.  John Simpson is the correct one.

Below from the Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library (

"Jesse Root Grant, b. near Greensburgh, Pa., Jan. 23, 1794; d. at Covington, Ky., June 29, 1873; m. at Point Pleasant (or Bethel), Ohio, June 24, 1821, to Hannah Simpson [b. in Montgomery Co., Pa., 20 miles from Philadelphia, Nov. 23, 1798 (or 1799); d. at Jersey City, N. J., May 11, 1883; daughter of John Simpson and Rebecca Weir."

My added emphasis.

1 Answer

+2 votes
Mother Hannah SImpson also needed a merge so I added that. The unsourced Hannah Simpson has a different father than the the one associated with the better sourced US Grant. Have not done anything with his conflicting maternal grandfather yet.
by Marty Acks G2G6 Pilot (131k points)

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