Elihu Loomis

Male28 January 1758–22 May 1816

Brief Life History of Elihu

When Elihu Loomis was born on 28 January 1758, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, John Loomis, was 24 and his mother, Redexselena Wolcott, was 22. He married Mrs Elihu Loomis about 1796, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 22 May 1816, in East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in East Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Elihu Loomis
Mrs Elihu Loomis
Marriage: about 1796
Sarah Loomis
Susan Loomis
Elihu Jr. Loomis

Sources (5)

  • Elihu Lomis, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Elihu Loomis, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Elihu Lomis, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    about 1796Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 18

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

    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

    Age 23

    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.


    Age 31

    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    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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