Elizabeth Loomis

19 March 1816–22 May 1862 (Age 46)
Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Loomis was born on 19 March 1816, in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Squire Loomis, was 32 and her mother, Patience Root, was 33. She married Vincent Shurtleff on 27 October 1836, in Russell, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 May 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Vincent Shurtleff
Elizabeth Loomis
Marriage: 27 October 1836
Lucy Elvira Shurtleff
Emmerson Davis Shurtleff
Harrison Tuttle Shurtleff
Hyrum Chester Shurtleff
Susan Shurtleff
Albert Dewey Shurtleff
Mary Elizabeth Shurtleff
Haswell Vincent Shurtleff
Laura Celestia Shurtliff

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1836Russell, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (5)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 4
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 14
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    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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    Sources (37)

    • Elizabeth Shurtleff in household of Vincent Shurtleff, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Elizth in entry for Frank Shurtliff, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Elizabeth Shurtleff in household of Vinson Shurtleff, "United States Census, 1850"

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