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
1844–1911
Mary McLeod
1858–1931
Marriage: 1 December 1880
Mary Caroline Loomis
1883–1965
Wesley Oscar Loomis
1885–1975
Rose Elizabeth Loomis
1887–1971
Sarah Merreis Loomis
1889–
Marion Loomis
1890–
Margaret Mariah Loomis
1891–1947
John Calvin Loomis
1893–
Sampson Loomis
1896–
Olive Victoria Loomis
1899–
Orin Louis Loomis
1899–

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)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1845

    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    Williams Township was withdrawn from Huron County to Middlesex County in 1845.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.

    1846

    Age 2

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

    1863

    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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