Mary Loomis

5 November 1780–8 March 1864 (Age 83)
Tolland, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Loomis was born on 5 November 1780, in Tolland, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, her father, Solomon Loomis Jr, was 48 and her mother, Mary Johnson, was 48. She married Stephen Clapp on 29 April 1802. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 8 March 1864, in Windsor, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Windsor, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States.

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Stephen Clapp
Mary Loomis
Marriage: 29 April 1802
Earl Clapp
Carolina Clapp
Emaline Clapp
Increase Clapp
Roxsey Clapp
Joel Carlos Clapp
Judge William Marsh Clapp
John Merritt Clapp

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29 April 1802
Ellington, Tolland, Conn.


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

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.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 1

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 23

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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)

  • Mary Clapp in household of David Humphrey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Polley Clapp in entry for Carlos Clapp, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Polley Clapp in entry for Roxsey Clapp, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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