When Nathan Loomis was born on 28 November 1762, in Stafford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Nathaniel Loomis, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Rockwell, was 27. He married Dorcas Pratt on 10 November 1785, in Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Middlesex, Middlesex, Yates, New York, United States in 1830 and Potter, Yates, New York, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 May 1851, in Rushville, Potter, Yates, New York, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in French Cemetery, Rushville, Potter, Yates, New York, United States.
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’.