John Loosemore

19 January 1794–
Yarcombe, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Loosemore was born on 19 January 1794, in Yarcombe, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, Peter Loosemore, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth "Betty" Willie, was 26. He married Lyddia Bradbear on 26 August 1817, in Upottery, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died in his hometown.

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John Loosemore
Lyddia Bradbear
Marriage: 26 August 1817
William Loosemore
Elizabeth Loosemore
Lydia Loosemore
Mary Loosemore
John Loosemore
Francis Loosemore

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 August 1817Upottery, Devon, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 7
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    Age 21
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    Age 36
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Loosemoor in Oakford (Devon). The placename derives from Old English hlōse ‘shed, pigsty’ + mōr ‘moor, area of boggy ground’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Sources (13)

    • John Loosemore in entry for William Loosemore, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • John Loosemore, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
    • John Loosmore in entry for William Loosmore, "England, Devon Bishop's Transcripts, 1558-1887"

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