Luther Loomis

Male5 July 1816–28 September 1837

Brief Life History of Luther

When Luther Loomis was born on 5 July 1816, in Arbuckle, Mason, West Virginia, United States, his father, Calvin Loomis, was 49 and his mother, Alice Green, was 38. 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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Calvin Loomis
Alice Green
Erastus Loomis
Oren Greene Loomis
Luther Loomis

Sources (2)

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

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Siblings (3)

World Events (7)

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.

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 9

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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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