Joseph Loss

18 September 1780–
Durham, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Loss was born on 18 September 1780, in Durham, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, John Loss, was 32 and his mother, Abigail Stephens, was 30. He registered for military service in 1812.

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Family Time Line

John Loss
1748–1848
Abigail Stephens
1750–
Samuel Loss
1770–1851
Hannah Loss
1772–1850
Daniel Loss
1775–1788
Moses Loss
1777–1853
Joseph Loss
1780–
Benjamin Loss
1784–1846
Henry Loss
1786–1794

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 1

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.
1812

Age 32

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 North German: topographic name from los ‘marsh’, or a habitational name from places named with this word, such as Losse and Lossa.2 German: pet form of the personal name Ludwig .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Loas, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Joseph Loss, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"
  • Joseph Loas, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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