Mary Loomis

1777–1856 (Age 79)
Southwick, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Loomis was born in 1777, in Southwick, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Nehemiah Loomis, was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth Morley, was 25. She married Justus Olds in 1797, in Southwick, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Becket, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1855. She died in 1856, in Middlefield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Justus Olds
Mary Loomis
Marriage: 1797
Mary “Polly” Olds
Justus Olds Jr
Elizabeth Olds
Heman Alanson Olds
Maria Olds
Alson Olds
Harriet Olds
Amanda Olds
Lucy Olds
Emaline Olds
Sarah Delight Olds
Almira Olds

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  • Marriage
    1797Southwick, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (7)

    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 4
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
    1783 · A Free America
    Age 6
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 23
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    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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    Sources (15)

    • Polly Olds in household of John Hamelton, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
    • Mary Olds in entry for Mary Hamilton, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
    • Polly in entry for Lucy Olds, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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