Benjamin Loomis

1768–11 January 1851 (Age 83)
Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Loomis was born in 1768, in Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, John Loomis, was 35 and his mother, Redexselena Wolcott, was 33. He married Nancy (2) Geer in September 1802. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1850. He died on 11 January 1851, at the age of 83, and was buried in East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Loomis
1768–1851
Nancy (2) Geer
1781–1832
Marriage: September 1802
Delia Loomis
1801–1860
Benjamin Loomis
1805–1852
Joseph S Loomis
1807–1863
Elizabeth Loomis
1809–1903
Nancy Ellen Loomis
1811–1851
Mary Ann Loomis
1814–1873
Morgan Loomis
1816–
Ralph J. Loomis
1818–
Emily F Loomis
1820–1886
John E Loomis
1822–1835

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
September 1802
children

(10)

    Delia Loomis

    Female1801–1860Female

    Benjamin Loomis

    Male1805–1852Male

    Male1807–1863Male

    Elizabeth Loomis

    Female1809–1903Female

    Nancy Ellen Loomis

    Female1811–1851Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 8

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 13

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.
1791

Age 23

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost place near Bury in Lancashire, recorded in the Middle Ages as Lumhalghs, and apparently named with the Old English elements lumm ‘pool’ + halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Loomis in household of Orrin Franklin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Benjamin Loomis in entry for Nancy Loomis, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Benjamin Loomis, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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