Lucy Pratt Loomis

20 December 1791–28 October 1879 (Age 87)
Southwick, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lucy Pratt

When Lucy Pratt Loomis was born on 20 December 1791, in Southwick, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Nehemiah Loomis, was 52 and her mother, Elizabeth Morley, was 39. She married Augustus Blodget on 2 January 1811. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Brookfield, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States in 1850. She died on 28 October 1879, at the age of 87, and was buried in Atwater, Portage, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Augustus Blodget
Lucy Pratt Loomis
Marriage: 2 January 1811
Sylvia Blodget
Caroline Blodgett
Lucy Melinda Blodgett
Elisha Loomis Blodget
William Rily Blodget
Sally Eliza Blodgett
Chester Arthur Blodgett
Harriett Amanda Blodgett

Spouse and Children

2 January 1811


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

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

Age 12

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 28

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 in Lancashire, recorded in the Middle Ages as Lumhalghs, and apparently named with the Old English elements lumm ‘pool’ + halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucy Talcott in household of Joseph Talcott, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucy Blodget in household of Augustus Blodget, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucy Blodget in entry for More Spears and Sylvia Blodget, "Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930"

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