Nathan Loomis

28 November 1762–8 May 1851 (Age 88)
Stafford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Nathan

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, 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.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Loomis
1762–1851
Dorcas Pratt
1768–1859
Marriage: 10 November 1785
John Loomis
1787–1787
Sarah B. Loomis
1788–1788
Chester Loomis
1788–1788
Judge Chester Loomis
1789–1873
Sarah Loomis
1789–
Lucy Pratt Loomis
1791–1879
James Loomis
1793–1871
Nathaniel Loomis
1795–1802
Sarah Loomis
1797–1881
Rev Elisha Loomis
1799–1836
Amanda Loomis
1802–1834
Minerva Loomis
1805–1827
Benjamin Loomis
1809–1832

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 November 1785Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1776
    Age 14
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 14
    New York is the 11th state.
    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 24
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Lemacks
    Lomas
    Lomax
    Lummis
    Lummus

    Sources (9)

    • Nathan Loomis, "United States Census, 1830"
    • Nathan Loomis, "United States Census, 1840"
    • Nathan Loomis, "United States Census, 1850"

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