Elizabeth Carr

4 September 1824–17 June 1907 (Age 82)
Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Carr was born on 4 September 1824, in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Benjamin Carr, was 32 and her mother, Hannah Chapman, was 27. She married Albert Loomis about 1846, in Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Springfield Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 17 June 1907, in Albion, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Albert Loomis
Elizabeth Carr
Marriage: about 1846
Lucy Loomis
Harriet Loomis
James S Loomis
Wealthia Loomis
George Henry Loomis
Julia M. Loomis
William O Loomis
Wilburt Loomis

Spouse and Children

about 1846
Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 6

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.

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

1 Northern English and Scottish: variant of Kerr .2 Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Carra ‘descendant of Carra’, a byname meaning ‘spear’.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Chathair, a Donegal name meaning ‘son of the servant of Cathair’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Loomis in household of Albert Loomis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizebeth Loomis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth Loomis in household of Albert Loomis, "United States Census, 1870"

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