Ulysses Cyrus

Ulysses Cyrus (1869 - 1962)

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Ulysses Cyrus
Born in Wayne County, West Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Wayne County, West Virginiamap
Husband of — married in Wayne County, West Virginiamap
[children unknown]
Died in Durbin, Boyd, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Jan 2017
This page has been accessed 89 times.


Ulysses was born 1869 in Wayne County, West Virginia the son of Henry Cyrus and Ellen Daniels. [1][2]

Ulysses Cyrus (age 18) married Gracie Ealm (age 16) on 25 August 1887, Wayne County, West Virginia. Gracie was born in Lawrence County, Ohio the daughter of John P. and Mary Ealm. Ulysses Cyrus was the son of Henry Cyrus and Ellen Daniels. The marriage ceremony was performed at Henry Cyrus' by James G. Smith.[3]

About 1894 Ulysses took his family to Craighead County, Arkansas where he was a farmer. [4]

Ulyssis Cyrus 31 head, born Jan 1869, VA
Grace Cyrus 27 wife, born May 1873, Ohio
Iva Cyrus 4 dau, born Sep 1895, Arkansas
Basil Cyrus 2 son, born Feb 1898, Arkansas

He was separated from Grace before 1910 [5] when he was shown in the census as "single" and living at Ceredo, West Virginia. [6]

Ulissus Cyrus Head M 42 West Virginia Farmer
Roscoe Cyrus Brother M 22 West Virginia
Lillie Cyrus Sister-in-law F 17 West Virginia
Downing Cyrus Nephew M 5/12 West Virginia

Ulyses [sic] Cyrus (age 42) married Lillie Adkins (age 25) on 20 February 1911 in Wayne County, West Virginia. They were married at the home of Leander Ballenger by Minister Allen Smith. [7]

He died 25 August 1962 in Boyd County, Kentucky. [8]

He was buried in the Bash Cemetery, Catlettsburg, Boyd County, Kentucky. [9]


Jennie C. Cyrus 1888–1895
Viva Bertha Cyrus Bowman 1895–1987
Basil Paul Cyrus 1898–1961


  1. "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930,"(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NM9J-V6P), Ulysses Cyrus, 1869; citing Wayne, West Virginia, United States, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 583,482.
  2. Birth record, Wayne County, West Virginia lists Ulysses Cyrus born 30 January 1869, parents Henry Cyrus and Ellen Daniels. [West Virginia Culture http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view2.aspx?FilmNumber=583482&ImageNumber=386]
  3. "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970," (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FTNG-W62), Ulysses Cyrus and Gracie Ealm, 1887; citing Wayne, West Virginia, United States, , county clerks, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 583,491.
  4. US Census 1900; Stanford Lane, Jonesboro Twp, Craighead County, Arkansas; Roll: 55; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0121; FHL microfilm: 1240055
  5. Grace Cyrus was running a boarding house in US Census 1910; Portsmouth Ward 4, Scioto County, Ohio; Roll: T624_1228; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0156; FHL microfilm: 1375241.
  6. "United States Census, 1910," (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MPJ7-DVR), Ulissus Cyrus, Ceredo, Wayne, West Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 186, sheet 11B, family 50, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1699; FHL microfilm 1,375,712.
  7. "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970," (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FTJS-4WT), Ulyses Cyrus and Lillie Adkins, 1911; citing Wayne, West Virginia, United States, , county clerks, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 583,494.
  8. Kentucky. Vital Statistics Original Death Certificates – Microfilm (1911-1955). Microfilm rolls #Film 7059124: Certificates 015001-017500. Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort, Kentucky.Volume: 39, Certificate: 19477
    Name: Ulysses Cyrus
    Age: 94
    Birth Date: 1868
    Birth Place: Wayne Co West, Virginia
    Death Date: 25 Aug 1962
    Death Place: Boyd, Kentucky, USA
    Father: Henry Cyrus
    Mother: Ellen Daniels
  9. Find A Grave: Memorial #99586924 Ulysses Cyrus
  • Mike Sweet website Cyruses of VA, WV, OH, MI [1]

More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored Search

Sponsored Search by Ancestry.com

DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Ulysses by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Ulysses:

Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Images: 1
Ulysses Cyrus
Ulysses Cyrus


Sponsored Search by Ancestry.com

Ulysses is 19 degrees from Deb Durham, 23 degrees from Lou Gehrig and 16 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

C  >  Cyrus  >  Ulysses Cyrus