Nathan Loomis

Male28 November 1762–8 May 1851

Brief Life History 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, 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
Dorcas Pratt
Marriage: 10 November 1785
John Loomis
Sarah B. Loomis
Chester Loomis
Judge Chester Loomis
Sarah Loomis
Lucy Pratt Loomis
James Loomis
Nathaniel Loomis
Sarah Loomis
Rev Elisha Loomis
Amanda Loomis
Minerva Loomis
Benjamin Loomis

Sources (9)

  • Nathan Loomis, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Nathan Loomis, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Nathan Loomis, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 November 1785Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (13)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 14

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    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 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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