Benjamin Loomis

Brief Life History of Benjamin

When Benjamin Loomis was born about 1768, in Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, John Loomis, was 36 and his mother, Redexselena Wolcott, was 34. He married Nancy Geer in September 1802. They were the parents of at least 6 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 84, and was buried in East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Benjamin Loomis
1768–1851
Nancy Geer
1781–1832
Marriage: September 1802
Delia Loomis
1801–1860
Benjamin Loomis
1806–1807
Joseph S Loomis
1807–1863
Benjamin Loomis
1807–1852
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

Sources (11)

  • Benjamin Loomis in household of Orrin Franklin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Benjamin Loomis, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Benj. in entry for Emily F. Loomis Tarbox, "Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955"

World Events (8)

1776

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.

1791

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

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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