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Phil Knight

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Phil Knight

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    Joseph Loomis

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    • 10th Great-grandfather of Phil Knight — 13th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 5742 
    • Father:
    • Mother:
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    • Birth Date:
    • ABT 1590 
    • Birth Location:
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    • Death Date:
    • 25 Nov 1658 
    • Death Location:
    • Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Loomis Homestead, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 30 Jun 1614 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Shalford, Essex, England 
    • Children:

    • Joseph Loomis

      Sarah Loomis (Ahnentafel No:2871 )

      Elizabeth Loomis

      Mary Loomis

      John Loomis

      Thomas Loomis

      Nathaniel Loomis

      Samuel Loomis

    • Notes: 
    • Woollen draper in Braintree, Essex, England. Sailed from London on 11 APR 1638 on ship "Susan and Ellen." Arrived in Boston, 17 JUL 1638. He settle at Windsor, Connecticut.

      Parents of Joseph Loomis were probably John and Agnes Loomis of Braintree, Essex, England.

      Some sources incorrectly give the year of Joseph Loomis's death as 1653 instead of the correct 1658.

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  • Sources for Joseph Loomis

    • 5 Anderson, Mary Audentia Smith, Ancestry and Posterity of Joseph Smith and Emma Hale: With Little Sketches of Their Immigrant Ancestors All of Whom . . ., Independence, Missouri: Herald Publishing House (1929), see chart preceding p. 51.
    • 10 Barbour, Lucius Barnes, Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut, Baltimore, Maryland: Reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Publishing Co. (2001), 437.
    • 11 Ferris, Mary Walton, Dawes-Gates Ancestral Lines: A Memorial Volume Containing the American Ancestry of Rufus R. Dawes, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Wisconsin Cuneo Press (1931), Vol. 2, Page 567, [Birth].
    • 12 Ferris, Mary Walton, Dawes-Gates Ancestral Lines: A Memorial Volume Containing the American Ancestry of Rufus R. Dawes, Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Wisconsin Cuneo Press (1931), Vol. 2, pp. 566-571.
    • 13 Loomis, Elisha S., Descendants of Joseph Loomis in America: And His Antecedents in the Old World, Berea, Ohio: unknown (1909), 121-128.
    • 14 Olmsted, Henry King and Rev. George K. Ward, Genealogy of the Olmsted Family in America: Embracing the Descendants of James and Richard Olmsted and . . ., New York: A.T. De La Mare Printing and Publishing Company, Ltd. (1912), 12.
    • 15 Orcutt, Samuel, History of Torrington, Connecticut, from its First Settlement in 1737, with Biographies and Genealogies, Albany, New York: J. Munsell, printer (1878), 730.
    • 16 Reynolds, Cuyler, ed., Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs: A Record of the Achievements of the People of the . . ., Vol. 4, Orig. pub. NY: 1911; reprinted Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company (1999), 1419, [Birth].
    • 17 Reynolds, Cuyler, ed., Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs: A Record of the Achievements of the People of the . . ., Vol. 4, Orig. pub. NY: 1911; reprinted Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company (1999), 1419, [Death].
    • 19 Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Volume 2, Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1999), 44, 110-111.

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