Biography of Silas L. Loomis
Madison County, NY Biographies





Loomis, Silas L., son of Seba and Jerusha (Brewster) Loomis, and a venerable and respected resident of the town of Cazenovia, was born in Hebron, Conn., March 28, 1809. Most of his life has been spent in this town whither he came with his parents when a youth. Mr. Loomis was educated at Cazenovia Seminary, at which institution he was one of the first students. He has been a farmer all his life; is a Republican in politics and has long been numbered among the foremost men in this community. He has served several terms as supervisor of the town of Cazenovia, and also as inspector and commissioner of schools. For over a half a century he has been a deacon of the Cazenovia Presbyterian church. Mr. Loomis married first, in 1838, Mary Jerome, daughter of Ira Jerome of Pompey Hill. Of this union were two children: Mary, who died in infancy; and Helen, wife of Henry Hannum of Cazenovia. In 1859 he married Harriet C. Johnson, daughter of David Johnson of Clinton, Oneida county.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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