Benoni Loomis Jr

October 1790–February 1853 (Age 62)
Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Benoni

When Benoni Loomis Jr was born in October 1790, in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Benoni Loomis, was 41 and his mother, Grace Parsons, was 36. He died in February 1853, in Columbia, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 62.

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Benoni Loomis
Grace Parsons
Lucinda Loomis
Elam Loomis
Phebe L Loomis
George Loomis
Mary Polly Loomis
Benoni Loomis Jr
Sophia Loomis
"Dr." Earle Loomis

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 12

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

Age 18

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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 (2)

  • Bennon Loomis in household of Elam Loomis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Benoni Loomis, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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