Captain Reuben Loomis

Male4 March 1719–11 October 1801

Brief Life History of Reuben

When Captain Reuben Loomis was born on 4 March 1719, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Ichabod Loomis I, was 26 and his mother, Hepzibah Loomis, was 20. He married Ann Moore on 2 December 1742, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 11 October 1801, in Bloomfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Bloomfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Captain Reuben Loomis
Rebecca Goodrich
Marriage: 5 February 1744
Reuben Loomis
Wealthy Ann Loomis
Rebecca Loomis
Jacob Loomis
Deacon Elijah Loomis
Abijah Loomis

Sources (19)

  • Reuben Loomis, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Reuben Loomis, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Reuben in entry for Rebeca Loomis, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 February 1744Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (4)


    Age 57

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

    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

    Age 62

    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 64

    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: 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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