Daniel Loss

Brief Life History of Daniel

When Daniel Loss was born on 2 June 1775, in Durham, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, John Loss, was 27 and his mother, Abigail Stephens, was 26. He died on 12 January 1788, at the age of 12.

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

Sources (3)

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

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Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776 · The Declaration to the King

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""


DLESEX COUNTY was incorporated by an act of the Legislature passed at the May session, 1785, and at that time consisted of six towns. Of these, Mifldletown, Chatham, Haddam, and East Haddam were taken from the county of Hartford, and Saybrook and Killingworth from New London coun

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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