Elihu Loomis

28 January 1758–22 May 1816 (Age 58)
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life 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 Colony, British Colonial America.

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

Spouse and Children

about 1796
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States


    Sarah Loomis


    Susan Loomis


    Elihu Jr.




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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 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)

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

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