James Loomis

Male20 May 1793–11 April 1871

Brief Life History of James

When James Loomis was born on 20 May 1793, in New York, United States, his father, Nathan Loomis, was 30 and his mother, Dorcas Pratt, was 24. He married Sarah Williams on 13 May 1819, in Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Washtenaw, Michigan, United States in 1860 and Michigan, United States in 1870. He died on 11 April 1871, in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Washtenaw, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Loomis
Sarah Williams
Marriage: 13 May 1819
Maria Sartwell Loomis
Joseph Loomis
Cornelia Loomis
Elisha Loomis
Minerva Loomis
Maria Sartwell Loomis
Nathan Loomis
Sarah Loomis
Dorcas Cornelia Loomis
Mary Amanda Loomis
Benjamin Dwight Loomis
Captain James Brackett Loomis

Sources (15)

  • James Loomis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Loomis, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • James Loomis, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 May 1819Michigan, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 1

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

    Age 4

    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 26

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    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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