Roxie Jeresha Loomis

2 August 1854–9 August 1901 (Age 47)
Wataga, Knox, Illinois, United States

The Life of Roxie Jeresha

When Roxie Jeresha Loomis was born on 2 August 1854, in Wataga, Knox, Illinois, United States, her father, Denmon Loomis, was 35 and her mother, Betsy Maria Harkness, was 22. She married Isaac Newton Flint in 1875. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Garden Plain Township, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 9 August 1901, in Garden Plain, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Calvary Methodist Cemetery, Garden Plain, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Newton Flint
1852–1915
Roxie Jeresha Loomis
1854–1901
Marriage: 1875
Laura Flint
1876–
Lula M Flint
1878–1930
Onward William Flint
1880–1947
Bertha Belle Flint
1882–1947
Myrtle Flint
1886–1947
Claude Loomis Flint
1888–
Carrie Flint
1891–
Harry Milton Flint
1893–1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1875
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World Events (8)

1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

Age 2

William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.
1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 13

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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 (3)

  • Rosa Flint in household of J N Flint, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rosie J Flint in household of Isaac Newton Flint, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Roxie Loomis, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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