Luther Loomis

1816–28 September 1837 (Age 21)
Arbuckle, Mason, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Luther

When Luther Loomis was born in 1816, in Arbuckle, Mason, West Virginia, United States, his father, Calvin Loomis, was 50 and his mother, Alice Green, was 39. He died on 28 September 1837, at the age of 21, and was buried in Rushville, Gorham, Ontario, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin Loomis
1766–1840
Alice Green
1777–1857
Erastus Loomis
1810–1812
Erastus Loomis
1813–
Oren Greene Loomis
1814–
Luther Loomis
1816–1837

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 4

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 11

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost place near Bury in Lancashire, recorded in the Middle Ages as Lumhalghs, and apparently named with the Old English elements lumm ‘pool’ + halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’.

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

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  • Luther Loomis, "Find A Grave Index"

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