Lois Foote

5 April 1746–11 June 1815 (Age 69)
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lois

When Lois Foote was born on 5 April 1746, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Samuel Foote, was 26 and her mother, Lois Loomis, was 21. She married Eleazer Merrill on 29 May 1765, in Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 11 June 1815, in Gloversville, Fulton, New York, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Kingsborough, County Offaly, Ireland.

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John Welles Jr.
Lois Foote
Marriage: October 1770
Lindy Wells
Rhoda "Electa" Wells
John Wells
John Wells
Melinda "Lindy" Wells
Lucy Wells
Eleazer Merrill Wells
Clarissa Wells
Nathan Perkins Wells Sr

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    John Welles Jr.



October 1770


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World Events (6)


Age 30

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

Age 30

New York is the 11th state.
1783 · A Free America

Age 37

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English (Somerset):1. nickname for someone with a peculiarity or deformity of the foot, from Middle English fot (Old English fōt), or in some cases from the cognate Old Norse byname Fótr. 2. topographic name for someone who lived at the foot of a hill.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lois Foot, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Lois Foote Welles, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lois Foote Wells, "Find A Grave Index"

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