Minerva Loomis

FemaleApril 1805–2 May 1827

Brief Life History of Minerva

When Minerva Loomis was born in April 1805, in New York, United States, her father, Nathan Loomis, was 42 and her mother, Dorcas Pratt, was 36. She married Thomas Jefferson Nevins on 23 November 1825, in Middlesex, Middlesex, Yates, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 2 May 1827, in Yates, New York, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Rushville, Potter, Yates, New York, United States.

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Thomas Jefferson Nevins
Minerva Loomis
Marriage: 23 November 1825
Oren Green Nevins

Sources (4)

  • Minerva Nevins, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Minerva N Nevins, "New York, Yates County, Swann Vital Records Collection, 1723-2009"
  • Minerva Loomis, "New York, Yates County, Swann Vital Records Collection, 1723-2009"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 November 1825Middlesex, Middlesex, Yates, New York, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 3

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.


    Age 7

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1812 · War of 1812

    Age 7

    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from a lost place near Bury inLancashire, recorded in the Middle Ages as Lumhalghs, andapparently named with the Old English elements lumm ‘pool’ +halh ‘nook, recess’.

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

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