Oscar Brewer Loomis

Male17 July 1844–29 March 1911

Brief Life History of Oscar Brewer

When Oscar Brewer Loomis was born on 17 July 1844, in Clinton, New York, United States, his father, Sampson Loomis, was 34 and his mother, Caroline Wilson, was 37. He married Mary McLeod on 1 December 1880. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Williams Township, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada in 1891 and Middlesex, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died on 29 March 1911, in West Williams Township, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 66, and was buried in Parkhill, North Middlesex, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Brewer Loomis
Mary McLeod
Marriage: 1 December 1880
Mary Caroline Loomis
Wesley Oscar Loomis
Rose Elizabeth Loomis
Sarah Merreis Loomis
Marion Loomis
Margaret Mariah Loomis
John Calvin Loomis
Sampson Loomis
Olive Victoria Loomis
Orin Louis Loomis

Sources (30)

  • Oscar Loomis in entry for Orin Louis Loomis, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Oscar Loomis in household of Sampson Loomis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Oscar Loomis in entry for Matthew Steeper and Marion Loomis, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 December 1880
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Williams Township was withdrawn from Huron County to Middlesex County in 1845. Later in 1860, Williams Township was divided into two separate townships: East Williams and West Williams.


    Age 2

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 19

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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