Oren Greene Loomis

Male15 August 1814–2 April 1881

Brief Life History of Oren Greene

When Oren Greene Loomis was born on 15 August 1814, in Middlesex, Middlesex, Yates, New York, United States, his father, Calvin Loomis, was 48 and his mother, Alice Green, was 36. He married Nancy E. Nichols on 13 March 1834. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in West Virginia, United States in 1870 and Union District, Mason, West Virginia, United States in 1880. He died on 2 April 1881, at the age of 66.

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Oren Greene Loomis
Nancy E. Nichols
Marriage: 13 March 1834
Eveline N. Loomis
Luther Loomis
Alice Loomis
Lavina Loomis
Sarah M. Loomis
Mary A. Loomis
Nancy Elona Loomis

Sources (8)

  • Oren G Loomis in household of Julia M Hamlin, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Oren G Loomis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Oren G Loomis, "New York, Yates County, Swann Vital Records Collection, 1723-2009"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 March 1834
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 5

    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. 


    Age 9

    When Yates County was formed in 1823, Middlesex became part of the new county.

    1832 · The Black Hawk War

    Age 18

    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

    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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