Reuben Loomis

4 March 1719–11 October 1801 (Age 82)
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Reuben

When Reuben Loomis was born on 4 March 1719, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Ichabod Loomis, was 26 and his mother, Hepzibah Loomis, was 20. He married Ann Moore on 2 December 1742, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. 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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Family Time Line

Reuben Loomis
1719–1801
Rebecca Goodrich
1721–1775
Marriage: 5 February 1744
Reuben Loomis
1746–1776
Wealthy Ann Loomis
1752–
Rebecca Loomis
1747–1792
Jacob Loomis
1750–1823
Elijah Loomis
1752–1805
Abijah Loomis
1756–1835

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)

    1776
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Lomax
    Lumas
    Lummus
    Lummis

    Sources (19)

    • Ruben Loomis in entry for Abijah Loomis, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • Reuben Loomis, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
    • Reuben Loomis, "Find A Grave Index"

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