Joseph H Loomis

Brief Life History of Joseph H

When Joseph H Loomis was born in 1776, in East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, John Loomis, was 17 and his mother, Sabra Bissell, was 13. He married Jerusha Talcott on 14 June 1803, in Vernon, Tolland, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 28 March 1845, in Olmsted Falls, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Butternut Ridge Cemetery, Town House Corners, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Joseph H Loomis
Jerusha Talcott
Marriage: 14 June 1803
Jehusha Loomis
Jerusha Loomis
John Loomis
Joseph Olmsted Loomis
Julia Ann Loomis
Newton Percival Loomis
Gilbert M.

Sources (9)

  • Joseph Loomis, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Joseph H. Loomis, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Joseph Loomis in entry for Julia A. Loomis Peck, "Massachusetts Town Births Index, ca. 1630-1905"

World Events (8)


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

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.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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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