Calvin Loomis

Brief Life History of Calvin

When Calvin Loomis was born on 6 July 1766, in Connecticut, United States, his father, Abner Loomis, was 37 and his mother, Charity Sprague, was 36. He married Eunice Moore on 23 November 1790. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 23 August 1840, at the age of 74, and was buried in French Cemetery, Rushville, Potter, Yates, New York, United States.

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Calvin Loomis
Eunice Moore
Marriage: 23 November 1790
Laura Loomis
Maria Loomis
Stephen Loomis
Norman Loomis

Sources (2)

  • Calvin Loomis, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Family Bible Records

World Events (8)


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

1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

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.

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

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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