Loomis, Melissa T.

Loomis, Melissa T.

Female 1839 - 1928  (88 years)

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  • Name Loomis, Melissa T. 
    Born 10 Feb 1839  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 3 Jun 1880  Southwick, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 1928  [2
    Buried New Southwick Cemetery, Southwick, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I2278  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Descendants of Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2017 

    Father Loomis, Joshua Eager,   b. 14 Jul 1811, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1883, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Sackett, Tryphenia,   b. 9 Apr 1814, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1878  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 7 Sep 1835  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Westfield Town Records:
      TRYPHENA SACKET, m. JOSHUA A. LOOMIS, September 17, 1735 [D:321].
    Children 5 children 
     1. Loomis, Juliet A.,   b. 22 Sep 1836,   d. 13 May 1865  (Age 28 years)
    +2. Loomis, Melissa T.,   b. 10 Feb 1839, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1928  (Age 88 years)
     3. Loomis, Adelaide M.,   b. 17 Aug 1841,   d. 9 Dec 1890, West Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     4. Loomis, Esther J.,   b. 18 Dec 1844
     5. Loomis, Edwin A.,   b. 23 Aug 1852,   d. 25 Nov 1873  (Age 21 years)
     
    Family ID F967  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Miller, Calvin Shurburn,   b. 22 Dec 1833, Pomfret, Windsor County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1917, Southwick, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1863  [1
    Children 
     1. Miller, Herbert Loomis,   b. 3 Nov 1868, Southwick, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1930  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F15849  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Feb 1839 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Miller, Herbert Loomis - 3 Nov 1868 - Southwick, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 3 Jun 1880 - Southwick, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Southwick Cemetery, Southwick, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1553] Biographical review: Hampden County, Massachusetts, (Ancestry.com), 641-643 (Reliability: 2), 22 Mar 2017.
      CALVIN S. MILLER, a leading farmer and one of the well-known and influential residents. of Southwick, Hampden County, Mass., was born in the town of Pomfret, Windsor County, Vt ., December 22, 1833. He was the son of John and Orpha (Sherborne) Miller, and grandson of John and Hannah Miller, the latter being natives of Windsor County, Vermont. John Miller was a farmer of note in the locality, a successful and energetic worker, making his mark among his neighbors and townsmen. He died on his farm in Windsor County, at the advanced age of ninety years. His wife lived to be eighty years old . In politics John Miller was a Whig. He and his wife were members of the Congregational church, Mr. Miller holding the office of Deacon. Their family consisted of six children, one of whom is still living. John. father of Calvin S., of this sketch, the oldest of the flock, resided in the town of Barnard, Vt., where he died in January, 1895; Crosby resides in Pomfret; Hannah died at about the age of seventy-five years; Matilda, Mrs. Barrows, departed this life at the age of eighty; Henry died in infancy; Lucius died when somewhat past middle age.

      John Miller, father of Calvin S., was born in Pomfret, Windsor County, Vt., and resided in Barnard, that State and county, after his marriage. He was, like his father, one of the leading men of the place, taking precedence in civil as well as agricultural matters, and becoming successful and prosperous. He was a Republican in politics, and was appointed to various offices of trust. He served on the Board of Selectmen, and was Assessor and Overseer of the Poor, besides holding other official positions. He and his wife were liberal in religious opinions. Mr. Miller was at the time of his death the oldest man in the town, being ninety years of age. He was twice married. His first wife, Orpha, was born in Pomfret, October 3. 1805, and died April 9, 1845. Her children were four in number. His second wife was Mrs. Sarah Wood, who bore him two children. The children's names were: Lucinda, who was born March 5, 1829, and died December 25. 1863. wife of Joseph D. Hewett, of Pomfret. Vt.; Lucius, born February 27, 1830, a farmer, now residing on the old homestead in Barnard, Vt.; Calvin 5., our subject; Martha, born October 26, 1837, wife of L. J. Sackett, a resident of Southwick, Hampden County, Mass.; Annette, born September 22, 1846, who died July 22, 1852; Edward, born October 16, 1848, residing in Barnard, Vt.

      Calvin S. Miller spent his youth with his parents, was educated in the district schools, and, after finishing his studies, engaged in farming. His first work on an independent basis was working by the month in the employ of the neighboring farmers. In 1856 he moved from Vermont to Southwick, Mass., where he took charge of a farm owned by S. O. Rising. In 1860 he bought .the farm, which consisted of one hundred and thirty acres, there making his home. In 1865 he sold the estate, and for a time engaged in the flour and feed business in Westfield. But in October of that year he bought another farm, which covers one hundred and four acres. On this property he has made many improvements, and carries on general farming, tobacco being his main production. Mr. Miller has been industrious, giving strict attention to his work, and has been very successful.

      Mr. Miller was married on January 1, 1863, to Miss Melissa T. Loomis, who was born in Westfield, February 10, 1839. a daughter of J. A. and Tryphema (Sackett) Loomis, both natives of Westfield, the former born July 14, 18I1, the latter April 9, 1814. Mr. Loomis was a wheelwright by trade, and in later years engaged in business as a travelling salesman, finally becoming a merchant in Westfield. His death took place September 2, 1883, and that of his wife October 4, 1878. Both were active workers in the Methodist Episcopal Church, of which they were members. Mr. and Mrs. Loomis had five children, of whom three are now living: Juliet A., born September 22, 1836, died May 13, 1865; Adelaide M., wife of Joseph Morgan, horn August 17, 1841, died December 9, 1890, in West Springfield; Melissa T. is the wife of our subject; Esther J., wife of N. Morgan, M.D., born December 18, 1844, resides in Springfield, Mass.; Edward A., born August 23. 1852, a hardware merchant, resides in Providence, R.I.

      In politics Mr. Miller favors the Republican party. He has not been neglectful of town interests, but has held various offices with advantage of the community, serving as one of the Board of Selectmen, as Assessor, and as Overseer of the Poor; and he is now Treasurer and Collector of the town, holding the latter office the past four years. Mr. and Mrs. Miller are members of the Congregational church in Southwick, Mr. Miller holding the office of Deacon.

      Researched Thurmon King; transcribed by by Ted Smith

    2. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 3), 22 Mar 2017.
      From Find A Grave Memorial# 34687397
      https://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=34687397

      Melissa T. Loomis Miller
      Birth: Feb. 10, 1839
      Death: 1928

      Wife of Calvin S. Miller
      Married Jan. 1, 1863

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Joshua Eager Loomis (1811 - 1883)
      Tryphena Sackett Loomis (____ - 1878)

      Spouse:
      Calvin S. Miller (1833 - 1917)

      Siblings:
      Juliet A. Loomis (1836 - 1863)*
      Melissa T. Loomis Miller (1839 - 1928)
      Esther J. Loomis Morgan (1844 - 1930)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      New Southwick Cemetery
      Southwick
      Hampden County
      Massachusetts, USA

      Created by: Phyllis Gonska Bombard
      Record added: Mar 11, 2009
      Find A Grave Memorial# 34687397

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S960] 1880 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 22 Mar 2017.
      1880 Census, enumerated 2, 3, or 4 Jun 1880 in Southwick, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States

      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      Calvin M Miller Self M 46 Vermont, United States
      Mellissa Miller Wife F 41 Massachusetts, United States
      Herbert Miller Son M 11 Massachusetts, United States
      John A Loomis Father-in-law M 67 Massachusetts, United States
      Ida F Fowler Other F 28 Massachusetts, United States

      "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH6V-FLV : 11 August 2016), Calvin M Miller, Southwick, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district ED 282, sheet 149B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0534; FHL microfilm 1,254,534.

      Researched by Ted Smith


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