Joseph Loss

Brief Life History 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 31. He registered for military service in 1812.

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John Loss
Abigail Stephens
Samuel Loss
Hannah Loss
Daniel Loss
Moses Loss
Joseph Loss
Benjamin Loss
Henry Loss

Sources (4)

  • Joseph Loas, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Joseph Loas, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph Loss - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Joseph Loss

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

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

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.


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

Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from los ‘marsh’, or a habitational name from any of the places called with this word, such as Losse and Lossa.

German: from a pet form of the personal name Ludwig .

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

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