Elihu Loomis

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
John Loomis

Sources (6)

  • Elihu Loomis, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Elihu Loomis, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Elihu Lomis, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

World Events (6)


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.


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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