Mary Jane Getman

b. 4 April 1841, d. 13 November 1877
     Mary Jane Getman was born on 4 April 1841; based on age at death. She married Dan Alexander Viets, son of Dan Viets and Beula Phelps, on 15 August 1859 at Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. Mary Jane Getman died on 13 November 1877 at Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA, at age 36; aged 36 years, 7 months, 9 days.1

Children of Mary Jane Getman and Dan Alexander Viets

Citations

  1. [S901] East Granby, online https://www.americanancestors.org/databases/…, page 42.
  2. [S68] 1870 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  3. [S888] Find A Grave Memorial; memorial page for Willard W. Viets (7 Jul 1870–24 Nov 1954). Memorial no. 117581325, database and images: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/117581325, accessed 24 July 2020, citing Elmwood Cemetery, East Granby, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by: c.walker (contributor 47554717).

Elisha Goodrich

b. circa 2 September 1712, d. 2 May 1792
     Elisha Goodrich was born circa 2 September 1712 at Weathersfield, Hartford Co., CT. He was the son of Allen Goodrich and Elizabeth Goodrich. Elisha Goodrich married Rebecca Seymour on 21 November 1734 at Farmington, Hartford Co., CT. Elisha Goodrich died on 2 May 1792 at Berlin, Hartford Co., CT.

Child of Elisha Goodrich and Rebecca Seymour

Anna E. McNamara

b. 1863, d. 1930
     Anna E. McNamara was born in 1863. She married Hartley A. Viets, son of Dan Alexander Viets and Mary Jane Getman. Anna E. McNamara died in 1930 at East Granby, Hartford Co., CT.

Child of Anna E. McNamara and Hartley A. Viets

Hartley A. Viets

b. 28 January 1863, d. June 1930
     Hartley A. Viets was born on 28 January 1863 at East Granby, Hartford Co., CT.1 He was the son of Dan Alexander Viets and Mary Jane Getman. Hartley A. Viets married Anna E. McNamara. Hartley A. Viets died in June 1930 at East Granby, Hartford Co., CT, at age 67. He was buried at Elmwood Cemetery, East Granby, Hartford Co., CT.2

Child of Hartley A. Viets and Anna E. McNamara

Citations

  1. [S901] East Granby, online https://www.americanancestors.org/databases/…, page 8.
  2. [S888] Find A Grave Memorial; memorial page for Hartley A Viets (1863–1930). Memorial no. 83095226, database and images: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/83095226, accessed 23 July 2020, citing Elmwood Cemetery, East Granby, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by: Linda Mac (contributor 47062703).

Blanche E. Lyons

b. 1887, d. 1938
     Blanche E. Lyons was born in 1887. She married John Hartley Viets, son of Hartley A. Viets and Anna E. McNamara. Blanche E. Lyons died in 1938.

Child of Blanche E. Lyons and John Hartley Viets

John Hartley Viets

b. 1891, d. 1958
     John Hartley Viets was born in 1891. He was the son of Hartley A. Viets and Anna E. McNamara. John Hartley Viets married Blanche E. Lyons. John Hartley Viets died in 1958.

Child of John Hartley Viets and Blanche E. Lyons

Esther Frances Olsen

b. 13 November 1922, d. 22 March 2017
     Esther Frances Olsen was born on 13 November 1922 at South Africa. She married Sterling Hartley Viets, son of John Hartley Viets and Blanche E. Lyons. Esther Frances Olsen died on 22 March 2017 at Bloomfield, Hartford Co., CT, at age 94.

Esther O. Viets, 94, formerly of Windsor, beloved wife of Sterling Viets, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Seabury in Bloomfield.

Born in South Africa to the late Oscar and Emily (Buckingham) Olsen, she lived in Newington and East Granby before settling in Windsor over 60 years ago.

Esther earned The Golden Eaglet Award from the Girl Scouts of America. She earned her nursing degree from the Hartford Hospital School of Nursing and served as a past president of their Alumni Association. She was a member of Grace Episcopal Church in Windsor and enjoyed knitting, but her true passion was her family who will miss her dearly.

Esther is survived by her sons, John Viets and his wife Dorothy of Monroe, Douglas Viets and his wife Priscilla of Sanibel, FL and Sterling Viets and his wife Pamela of Windsor; her sister Mary Jane Johnston of Columbia; her grandchildren, Heather Viets of New York, NY, Allison Bohn of Naugatuck and Ann Holm of Littleton, CO; and 4 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, April 25 at the Carmon Funeral Home, 807 Bloomfield Ave Windsor. Burial in Elmwood Cemetery, East Granby will be private.

Child of Esther Frances Olsen and Sterling Hartley Viets

Sterling Hartley Viets1

b. 27 July 1922, d. 28 October 2005
     Sterling Hartley Viets was born on 27 July 1922 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT.1 He was the son of John Hartley Viets and Blanche E. Lyons. Sterling Hartley Viets married Esther Frances Olsen. Sterling Hartley Viets died on 28 October 2005 at Suffield House, Suffield, Hartford Co., CT, at age 83. He was buried at Elmwood Cemetery, East Granby, Hartford Co., CT.2

From the Hartford Courant, 30 Oct 2005:

Sterling H. Viets, 83, of Windsor, husband of Esther (Olsen) Viets, died peacefully Friday, (Oct. 28, 2005) at the Suffield House.

Born in Granby, son of the late John H. and Blanche (Lyons) Viets, he lived in Windsor for 57 years. Sterling graduated from Simsbury High School in 1940 and served in the U.S. Army, Panther Division, in the European Theatre during World War II. He had received the Purple Heart and was a proud survivor of the troop ship Leopoldville when it was torpedoed Christmas Eve 1944 in the English Channel on its way to the Battle of the Bulge.

He was in the automobile business most of his career working for Snow Buick, Capitol Motors, and Jack O'Keefe Chevrolet. He started his family business, the Rainbow Bus Company in Windsor in 1963 and served as its president until 1995. Sterling was a member of Washington Lodge #70 A.F. & A.M., Sphinx Temple AAONMS, Gray Dickinson Post #59 American Legion and was a former member of the Bradley Field Kiwanis Club.

Besides his wife Esther he leaves three sons, John S. Viets and his wife Dorothy of Monroe, Dr. Douglas H. Viets and his wife Priscilla of Suffield, and Sterling N. Viets and his wife Pamela of Windsor; three granddaughters, Ann Holm, Alison Viets, and Heather Viets; a great-granddaughter, Rebecca Holm; and a sister-in-law, Mary Jane Johnston of Columbia.

The funeral will be Wednesday, Nov 2, 10 a.m. in the Chapel of the Carmon Windsor Funeral Home, 807 Bloomfield Avenue, Windsor. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, East Granby with military honors. His family will receive friends Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Carmon Windsor Funeral Home. Washington Lodge #70 will conduct a Masonic service at 7:45 p.m. Contributions may be made to the Shriners Children's Hospital, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA 01104.

Child of Sterling Hartley Viets and Esther Frances Olsen

Citations

  1. [S596] Ancestry.com.
  2. [S888] Find A Grave Memorial; memorial page for Sterling H. Viets (27 Jul 1922–28 Oct 2005). Memorial no. 117592456, database and images: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/117592456, accessed 23 July 2020, citing Elmwood Cemetery, East Granby, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by: c.walker (contributor 47554717).

Sterling Norman Viets

b. 31 December 1950, d. 19 July 2020
     Sterling Norman Viets was born on 31 December 1950. He was the son of Sterling Hartley Viets and Esther Frances Olsen. Sterling Norman Viets died on 19 July 2020 at Key Largo, Monroe Co., FL, at age 69. He was buried at Elmwood Cemetery, East Granby, Hartford Co., CT.1

From the Hartford Courant, 23 July 2020:

Sterling Norman Viets, 69, of Key Largo, FL, beloved husband of Pamela (Kuszaj) Viets, passed away suddenly, Sunday, July 19, 2020.

Born in Hartford, son of the late Sterling H. and Esther (Olsen) Viets, he was raised in Windsor and graduated from Windsor High School in 1969 and received his BA from Nasson College in ME. Growing up in Windsor, he worked on the Brown Tobacco Farm from the age of 14 as did so many Windsor young men. After college, he worked for an agricultural supply company in WI for several years before joining his father in the family company, Rainbow Bus, where he eventually assumed leadership after his father's death. Rainbow Bus provided school transportation for the towns of Windsor, East Granby, and CREC until his retirement in 2018. Sterling was active in the Windsor community and served as an officer for the Windsor Historical Society for many years, a member of the Windsor Club, Past President of the CT School Bus Operators Association, and a social member of both St. Casimir's Lithuanian Society and the Loyal Order of Moose in Thompsonville. Masonry was Sterling's passion and he served as Past Worshipful Master of Washington Lodge # 70 AF & AM; as a 33rd Degree member of the Scottish Rite and York Rite, member of Putnam Lodge # 46 AF & AM, South Woodstock, Hartford Evergreen Lodge # 88 AF & AM, South Windsor, Wolcott Council #1 R & SM, East Hartford, St. Andrews Conclave, Hartford, Washington Commandery # 1 Knights Templar, East Hartford, Pythagoras Chapter # 17 RAM, East Hartford, and Red Cross of Constantine, AASR Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, USA, Valley of Hartford. Sterling was a familiar face at Masonic functions all over the State of CT.

Besides his wife Pam, he leaves two brothers Douglas H. Viets, MD and his wife Priscilla of Sanibel, FL and John S. Viets and his wife Dorothy of Taylors, SC; and his nieces Heather Viets, Ann Holm, and Alison Bohn. His family will receive friends Sunday, July 26, 2020 from 3-6 PM at the Carmon Windsor Funeral Home, 807 Bloomfield Avenue, Windsor. A Graveside Funeral Service will be held Monday, July 27, 2020, 11 AM directly at Elmwood Cemetery, Nicholson Road, East Granby with a committal service by the Rev. Chip Elliott of Grace Episcopal Church, Windsor concluding with a Masonic Funeral Service conducted by officers and members of Washington Lodge # 70 AF & AM. Contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA, 01104.

Citations

  1. [S888] Find A Grave Memorial; memorial page for Sterling Norman Viets (31 Dec 1950–19 Jul 2020). Memorial no. 213337393, database and images: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/213337393, accessed 24 July 2020, citing Elmwood Cemetery, East Granby, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by: David McClellan (contributor 47460918).

Emma L. Viets1

b. 20 November 1860
     Emma L. Viets was born on 20 November 1860 at East Granby, Hartford Co., CT.1,2 She was the daughter of Dan Alexander Viets and Mary Jane Getman.1

Citations

  1. [S68] 1870 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  2. [S901] East Granby, online https://www.americanancestors.org/databases/…, page 5.

Annis S. Viets1

b. 9 January 1866
     Annis S. Viets was born on 9 January 1866 at East Granby, Hartford Co., CT.2,1 She was the daughter of Dan Alexander Viets and Mary Jane Getman.

Citations

  1. [S901] East Granby, online https://www.americanancestors.org/databases/…, page 10.
  2. [S68] 1870 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Jessie Beulah Viets

b. 18 April 1873
     Jessie Beulah Viets was born on 18 April 1873 at East Granby, Hartford Co., CT.1 She was the daughter of Dan Alexander Viets and Mary Jane Getman.

Citations

  1. [S901] East Granby, online https://www.americanancestors.org/databases/…, page 16.

Raynor Holcomb Viets

b. 29 July 1875, d. 25 November 1877
     Raynor Holcomb Viets was born on 29 July 1875 at East Granby, Hartford Co., CT.1 He was the son of Dan Alexander Viets and Mary Jane Getman. Raynor Holcomb Viets died on 25 November 1877 at Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA, at age 2.2

Citations

  1. [S901] East Granby, online https://www.americanancestors.org/databases/…, page 18.
  2. [S901] East Granby, online https://www.americanancestors.org/databases/…, page 42.

Alice Julia Atwood

b. 2 July 1848, d. 8 April 1930
     Alice Julia Atwood was born on 2 July 1848 at Granby, Hartford Co., CT; from Cossitt geneaogy page 69. She married Horace B. Alderman on 4 October 1868. Alice Julia Atwood married Charles A. Grant (?) on 22 April 1876. Alice Julia Atwood married Dan Alexander Viets, son of Dan Viets and Beula Phelps, on 22 November 1884. Alice Julia Atwood died on 8 April 1930 at Hartford, Hartford Co., CT, at age 81.

Children of Alice Julia Atwood and Dan Alexander Viets

Citations

  1. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.

Daniel Grave Viets

b. 6 March 1885
     Daniel Grave Viets was born on 6 March 1885 at East Granby, Hartford Co., CT.1,2 Daniel Grave Viets was also known as Daniel Grove Viets in Viets genealogy. He was the son of Dan Alexander Viets and Alice Julia Atwood. Daniel Grave Viets was also known as Harry Linwood Viets.

Citations

  1. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  2. [S901] East Granby, online https://www.americanancestors.org/databases/…, page 23.

Benjamin S. Holcombe1

b. 17 November 1812, d. 6 August 1984
     Benjamin S. Holcombe was born on 17 November 1812 at NY.1,2,3,4 He was the son of NY Holcombe.1 Benjamin S. Holcombe died on 6 August 1984 at Traverse City, Grand Traverse Co., MI, at age 171.1

Citations

  1. [S67] 1850 Federal Census,, On-line Database, Perrysville, Vermillion Co., IN.
  2. [S33] 1860 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Perrysville, Vermillion Co., IN.
  3. [S68] 1870 Federal Census, unknown repository address, Leelanaw, Leelanau Co. MI.
  4. [S362] 1880 Federal Census,.

Pearl Frederick Viets1

b. 8 December 1887, d. 18 December 1961
     Pearl Frederick Viets was born on 8 December 1887 at East Granby, Hartford Co., CT.1,2 He was the son of Dan Alexander Viets and Alice Julia Atwood.1 Pearl Frederick Viets died on 18 December 1961 at age 74.

Citations

  1. [S35] 1900 Federal Census, unknown repository address.
  2. [S207] World War I Draft Registrations, Draft Cards unknown repository.

Solomon H. Tracy1

b. 19 April 1829, d. 17 September 1911
     Solomon H. Tracy was born on 19 April 1829.1 He was the son of Ira Tracy and Annis Holcombe.1 Solomon H. Tracy married Sarah M. Hoppough in 1852. Solomon H. Tracy died on 17 September 1911 at Canaserga, Allegany Co., NY, at age 82.1 He was buried at Forest Hills Cemetery, Belmont, Allegany Co., NY.1


Solomon H. Tracy, a native of Canandaigua, was born in 1829. When he was ten years old, he came with his father to Belmont. He married in 1852, in Canandaigua. In 1854 he removed to Angelica, where he is engaged in farming and stock-breeding.

Source: History of Allegany County, New York, New York: F. W. Beers & Co., 1879, p. 208, (Angelica.)

Citations

  1. [S888] Find A Grave Memorial; memorial page for Solomon H Tracy (19 Apr 1829–17 Sep 1911). Memorial no. 90826804, database and images: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/90826804, accessed 28 August 2020, citing Forest Hills Cemetery, Belmont, Allegany County, New York, USA; Maintained by: Twist (contributor 46920390).

Horace B. Alderman

b. 6 June 1844, d. 1874
     Horace B. Alderman was born on 6 June 1844. He married Alice Julia Atwood on 4 October 1868. Horace B. Alderman died in 1874.1 He was buried at Granby Center Cemetery, Granby, Hartford Co., CT.1

Citations

  1. [S888] Find A Grave Memorial; memorial page for Horace B. Alderman (1845–1874). Memorial no. 65161327, database and images: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/65161327, accessed 29 July 2020, citing Granby Cemetery, Granby, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by: M Cooley (contributor 47154454).

Mary M. Tracy1

b. 1818, d. 1897
     Mary M. Tracy was born in 1818.1 She was the daughter of Ira Tracy and Annis Holcombe.1 Mary M. Tracy died in 1897.1 She was buried at Until the Day Dawn Cemetery, Angelica, Allegany Co., NY.1

Citations

  1. [S888] Find A Grave Memorial; memorial page for Mary M Tracy Wheeler (1818–1897). Memorial no. 64703580, database and images: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/64703580, accessed 28 August 2020, citing Until the Day Dawn Cemetery, Angelica, Allegany County, New York, USA; Maintained by: Zoe Tom (contributor 47000374).

Charles A. Grant (?)

     Charles A. Grant (?) married Alice Julia Atwood on 22 April 1876.

Lemira L. Tracy1

b. circa 1826, d. 27 January 1867
     Lemira L. Tracy was born circa 1826 at NY.1 She was the daughter of Ira Tracy and Annis Holcombe.1 Lemira L. Tracy married Gardner P. Barber. Lemira L. Tracy died on 27 January 1867.1 She was buried at Forest Hills Cemetery, Belmont, Ontario Co., NY.1

Citations

  1. [S888] Find A Grave Memorial; memorial page for Lemira L Tracy (unknown–27 Jan 1867). Memorial no. 90826727, database and images: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/90826727, accessed 28 August 2020, citing Forest Hills Cemetery, Belmont, Allegany County, New York, USA; Maintained by: Twist (contributor 46920390).

Edward Hill Bruce

b. 28 November 1883, d. 18 October 1966
     Edward Hill Bruce was born on 28 November 1883 at Plaquemine, Iberville Co., Louisiana. He was the son of Nahum L. Bruce and Laura Alice Hill. Edward Hill Bruce died on 18 October 1966 at El Paso, El Paso Co., TX, at age 82.

Maria Junia Tracy

b. 6 March 1823, d. 4 November 1901
     Maria Junia Tracy was born on 6 March 1823 at Canandaigua, Ontario Co., NY. She was the daughter of Ira Tracy and Annis Holcombe. Maria Junia Tracy married Marshall P. Sears. Maria Junia Tracy died on 4 November 1901 at Riley, IL, at age 78. She was buried at Garden Prarie Cemetery, Garden Prarie, Boone Co., IL.1

Citations

  1. [S888] Find A Grave Memorial; memorial page for Maria J Tracy Sears (5 Mar 1823–4 Nov 1901). Memorial no. 56201056, database and images: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56201056, accessed 02 September 2020, citing Garden Prairie Cemetery, Garden Prairie, Boone County, Illinois, USA; Maintained by: Phyllis Wallington (contributor 47156764).

Gardner P. Barber

b. 28 June 1823, d. 7 October 1879
     Gardner P. Barber was born on 28 June 1823. He married Lemira L. Tracy, daughter of Ira Tracy and Annis Holcombe. Gardner P. Barber died on 7 October 1879 at Hartford Co., CT, at age 56.1

Citations

  1. [S185] Connecticut Death Index, On-line Database, 1949-2001 unknown repository.

Sarah M. Hoppough

b. 1831, d. 1900
     Sarah M. Hoppough was born in 1831. She married Solomon H. Tracy, son of Ira Tracy and Annis Holcombe, in 1852. Sarah M. Hoppough died in 1900.

Marshall P. Sears

b. 5 February 1816, d. 12 November 1880
     Marshall P. Sears was born on 5 February 1816. He married Maria Junia Tracy, daughter of Ira Tracy and Annis Holcombe. Marshall P. Sears died on 12 November 1880 at age 64.

Mary Kowaleski

b. circa 1928, d. 22 September 2020
     Mary Kowaleski was born circa 1928. She married Edward L. Case, son of Lenson Henry Case and Ella Betsy Bacon, circa 1960. Mary Kowaleski died on 22 September 2020.

Capt. Rufus James Bruce1

b. 1835, d. 27 January 1868
     Capt. Rufus James Bruce was born in 1835.1 He married Laura Alice Hill, daughter of John William Henry Hill and Mary Bates, on 2 June 1864 at Washington Co., AL.1 Capt. Rufus James Bruce died on 27 January 1868.1

Citations

  1. [S888] Find A Grave Memorial; memorial page for Capt Rufus James Bruce (1835–27 Jan 1868). Memorial no. 11849205, database and images: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11849205, accessed 16 September 2020, citing Lafayette Cemetery Number 1, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA; Maintained by: Find a Grave (contributor 8).

Eleanor (?)1

     Eleanor (?) married John Holcombe, son of Richard Holcombe I.1

Child of Eleanor (?) and John Holcombe

Citations

  1. [S902] David Williams, "Richard Holcomb", page 35.
  2. [S25] Hannah Elizabeth Weir McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 475.1, item D-3-4.

Hezekiah Loomis1

b. 24 October 1790, d. 28 March 1845
     Hezekiah Loomis was born on 24 October 1790 at Lebanon, New London Co., CT.1 He was the son of Simon Loomis and Sarah Holbrook.1 Hezekiah Loomis married Eliza Bennett on 25 October 1812 at Lebanon, New London Co., CT.2 Hezekiah Loomis died on 28 March 1845 at Lebanon, New London Co., CT, at age 54.2 He was buried at Liberty Hilll Cemetery, Lebanon, New London Co., CT.3

Child of Hezekiah Loomis and Eliza Bennett

Citations

  1. [S137] Elisha Scott Loomis, Joseph Loomis, page 206, item 2180.
  2. [S137] Elisha Scott Loomis, Joseph Loomis, page 291, item 2180.
  3. [S888] Find A Grave Memorial; memorial page for Hezekiah Loomis (24 Oct 1790–28 Mar 1845). Memorial no. 45624216,, database and images: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/45624216,, accessed 13 October 2020, citing Liberty Hill Cemetery, Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by: John Beckstein (contributor 46939506).
  4. [S137] Elisha Scott Loomis, Joseph Loomis, page 291, item 4812.

Mercy Marsh1

b. 1725, d. 18 October 1793
     Mercy Marsh was born in 1725 at Lebanon, New London Co., CT.1 She married Capt. Israel Loomis, son of Ensign John Loomis and Martha Osborne, on 8 April 1747.1 Mercy Marsh died on 18 October 1793.1

Child of Mercy Marsh and Capt. Israel Loomis

Citations

  1. [S137] Elisha Scott Loomis, Joseph Loomis, page 163, item 324.
  2. [S137] Elisha Scott Loomis, Joseph Loomis, page 163, item 853.

Judge Henry Ashman Loomis1

b. 19 January 1817, d. 1888
     Judge Henry Ashman Loomis was born on 19 January 1817 at Lebanon, New London Co., CT.1 He was the son of Hezekiah Loomis and Eliza Bennett.1 Judge Henry Ashman Loomis married Abby Cornelia Beaumont on 15 February 1843.2 Judge Henry Ashman Loomis married Mary Jane Mitchell on 19 June 1867.2 Judge Henry Ashman Loomis died in 1888 at New Britain, Hartford Co., CT. He was buried at Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, Hartford Co., CT.3

Child of Judge Henry Ashman Loomis and Mary Jane Mitchell

Citations

  1. [S137] Elisha Scott Loomis, Joseph Loomis, page 291, item 4812.
  2. [S137] Elisha Scott Loomis, Joseph Loomis, page 421, item 4812.
  3. [S888] Find A Grave Memorial; memorial page for Henry A Loomis (1816–1888). Memorial no. 45252185, database and images: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/45252185, accessed 14 October 2020, citing Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by: C Greer (contributor 47180683).
  4. [S137] Elisha Scott Loomis, Joseph Loomis, page 421, item 8424.

Sarah Holbrook1

d. 2 April 1838
     Sarah Holbrook married Simon Loomis, son of Capt. Israel Loomis and Mercy Marsh, on 23 October 1783.1 Sarah Holbrook died on 2 April 1838.1

Child of Sarah Holbrook and Simon Loomis

Citations

  1. [S137] Elisha Scott Loomis, Joseph Loomis, page 206, item 853.
  2. [S137] Elisha Scott Loomis, Joseph Loomis, page 206, item 2180.

Abby Cornelia Beaumont1

b. 17 June 1822, d. 12 October 1864
     Abby Cornelia Beaumont was born on 17 June 1822 at Lebanon, New London Co., CT.1 She married Judge Henry Ashman Loomis, son of Hezekiah Loomis and Eliza Bennett, on 15 February 1843.1 Abby Cornelia Beaumont died on 12 October 1864 at Plainville, Hartford Co., CT, at age 42.1

Citations

  1. [S137] Elisha Scott Loomis, Joseph Loomis, page 421, item 4812.

Mary Jane Mitchell1

b. 18 November 1835
     Mary Jane Mitchell was born on 18 November 1835.1 She married Judge Henry Ashman Loomis, son of Hezekiah Loomis and Eliza Bennett, on 19 June 1867.1

Child of Mary Jane Mitchell and Judge Henry Ashman Loomis

Citations

  1. [S137] Elisha Scott Loomis, Joseph Loomis, page 421, item 4812.
  2. [S137] Elisha Scott Loomis, Joseph Loomis, page 421, item 8424.

Edward Augustus Loomis1

b. 30 May 1871, d. 8 April 1958
     Edward Augustus Loomis was born on 30 May 1871 at New Britain, Hartford Co., CT.1 He was the son of Judge Henry Ashman Loomis and Mary Jane Mitchell.1 Edward Augustus Loomis married Bessie Mae Comstock on 4 January 1893.2 Edward Augustus Loomis died on 8 April 1958 at New Britain, Hartford Co., CT, at age 86. He was buried at Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, Hartford Co., CT.3

Child of Edward Augustus Loomis and Bessie Mae Comstock

Citations

  1. [S137] Elisha Scott Loomis, Joseph Loomis, page 421, item 8424.
  2. [S137] Elisha Scott Loomis, Joseph Loomis, page 538, item 8424.
  3. [S888] Find A Grave Memorial; memorial page for Edward Augustus Loomis (30 May 1871–8 Apr 1958). Memorial no. 33943502, database and images: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/33943502, accessed 14 October 2020, citing Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by: Todd A. Sasso (contributor 47032938).
  4. [S888] Find A Grave Memorial; memorial page for Thomas B Loomis (17 Sep 1907–7 Dec 1984). Memorial no. 80137634, database and images: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/80137634, accessed 14 October 2020, citing Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by: C Greer (contributor 47180683).

Eliza Bennett1

b. 24 October 1791, d. 19 February 1861
     Eliza Bennett was born on 24 October 1791.1 She married Hezekiah Loomis, son of Simon Loomis and Sarah Holbrook, on 25 October 1812 at Lebanon, New London Co., CT.1 Eliza Bennett died on 19 February 1861 at age 69.

Child of Eliza Bennett and Hezekiah Loomis

Citations

  1. [S137] Elisha Scott Loomis, Joseph Loomis, page 291, item 2180.
  2. [S137] Elisha Scott Loomis, Joseph Loomis, page 291, item 4812.

Thomas Bernadotte Loomis1

b. 17 September 1907, d. 7 December 1984
     Thomas Bernadotte Loomis was born on 17 September 1907 at New Britain, Hartford Co., CT.1 He was the son of Edward Augustus Loomis and Bessie Mae Comstock.1 Thomas Bernadotte Loomis married Rena M. Neri on 18 July 1936 at Manhattan, New York Co., NY. Thomas Bernadotte Loomis died on 7 December 1984 at New Britain, Hartford Co., CT, at age 77.1 He was buried at Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, Hartford Co., CT.1

Child of Thomas Bernadotte Loomis and Rena M. Neri

Citations

  1. [S888] Find A Grave Memorial; memorial page for Thomas B Loomis (17 Sep 1907–7 Dec 1984). Memorial no. 80137634, database and images: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/80137634, accessed 14 October 2020, citing Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by: C Greer (contributor 47180683).

Bessie Mae Comstock1

b. 15 March 1873, d. 8 December 1948
     Bessie Mae Comstock was born on 15 March 1873 at New Bedford, Bristol Co., MA.1 She married Edward Augustus Loomis, son of Judge Henry Ashman Loomis and Mary Jane Mitchell, on 4 January 1893.1 Bessie Mae Comstock died on 8 December 1948 at New Britain, Hartford Co., CT, at age 75.

Child of Bessie Mae Comstock and Edward Augustus Loomis

Citations

  1. [S137] Elisha Scott Loomis, Joseph Loomis, page 538, item 8424.
  2. [S888] Find A Grave Memorial; memorial page for Thomas B Loomis (17 Sep 1907–7 Dec 1984). Memorial no. 80137634, database and images: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/80137634, accessed 14 October 2020, citing Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by: C Greer (contributor 47180683).

Ronald Neri Loomis

b. circa 1938, d. 26 September 2020
     Ronald Neri Loomis was born circa 1938. He was the son of Thomas Bernadotte Loomis and Rena M. Neri. Ronald Neri Loomis died on 26 September 2020.

From the Hartford Courant, 10 Oct 2020:

Ronald Neri Loomis, 82, of Dedham, Massachusetts, formerly of New London, CT and Ithaca, NY, died peacefully, Saturday, September 26, 2020, after a brief battle with late stage prostate cancer. Ron was born in New Britain, CT. He was the son of the late Thomas B. Loomis, and Rena N. Loomis. He attended the University of Connecticut and did graduate work at the University of Minnesota. Ron was the past Director of University Unions and Activities at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY where he lived and worked for 25 years. He was also the past president of the Cult Awareness Network. Ron was active in the College Bowl and ACUI (Association of College Unions International) while working at Cornell University, Hamilton College in Clinton, NY, and The University of Wisconsin at Madison. Ron was a caring and social man who enjoyed being with friends and family. He was easy going and willing to help anyone in need. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed all sporting events. Watching in person events, including those of family and friends or on TV, the game's outcome was always "amazing". Later in his life he became an avid hot air balloon enthusiast, riding and chase crewing regularly. He immensely enjoyed taking in a good sunset. He is survived by his children, Cathy Loomis Skahill, of Springfield, PA, Christine Loomis, of Randolph, MA, Thomas Loomis, of Windham, NH, and Stephen Loomis, of Orleans, MA. Ron also had 7 grandchildren: Sean, Mallory, Brandan, Chula, Jordan, Briana and Leighton.

Anna Lucinda Hastings

b. 14 March 1863, d. 24 June 1951
     Anna Lucinda Hastings was born on 14 March 1863 at Southwick, Hampden Co., MA. She married Charles Palmer Viets, son of William Ansel Viets and Sarah F. Alderman, on 17 October 1888 at Southwick, Hampden Co., MA. Anna Lucinda Hastings died on 24 June 1951 at East Granby, Hartford Co., CT, at age 88.

Child of Anna Lucinda Hastings and Charles Palmer Viets

Citations

  1. [S888] Find A Grave Memorial; memorial page for Leon H. Viets (29 Sep 1890–17 Feb 1976). Memorial no. 212796137, database and images: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/212796137, accessed 04 November 2020, citing Elmwood Cemetery, East Granby, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by: msimonds (contributor 47871858).

Leon Hastings Viets1

b. 20 September 1890, d. 17 February 1976
     Leon Hastings Viets was born on 20 September 1890 at East Granby, Hartford Co., CT.1 He was the son of Charles Palmer Viets and Anna Lucinda Hastings.1 Leon Hastings Viets married Mildred Taylor Hamilton. Leon Hastings Viets died on 17 February 1976 at East Granby, Hartford Co., CT, at age 85.1 He was buried at Elmwood Cemetery, East Granby, Hartford Co., CT.1

Child of Leon Hastings Viets and Mildred Taylor Hamilton

Citations

  1. [S888] Find A Grave Memorial; memorial page for Leon H. Viets (29 Sep 1890–17 Feb 1976). Memorial no. 212796137, database and images: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/212796137, accessed 04 November 2020, citing Elmwood Cemetery, East Granby, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by: msimonds (contributor 47871858).

Rena M. Neri

b. 16 June 1906, d. 29 March 1988
     Rena M. Neri was born on 16 June 1906 at Provincia di Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. She married Thomas Bernadotte Loomis, son of Edward Augustus Loomis and Bessie Mae Comstock, on 18 July 1936 at Manhattan, New York Co., NY. Rena M. Neri died on 29 March 1988 at New Britain, Hartford Co., CT, at age 81.

Child of Rena M. Neri and Thomas Bernadotte Loomis

Charles J. Holcombe

b. 24 June 1875, d. 22 March 1876
     Charles J. Holcombe was born on 24 June 1875. He was the son of Linus P. Holcombe and Sarah Jennett Sweet. Charles J. Holcombe died on 22 March 1876.

Mildred Taylor Hamilton

b. 4 July 1895, d. 27 December 1988
     Mildred Taylor Hamilton was born on 4 July 1895 at MA. She married Leon Hastings Viets, son of Charles Palmer Viets and Anna Lucinda Hastings. Mildred Taylor Hamilton died on 27 December 1988 at Simsbury, Hartford Co., CT, at age 93.

Child of Mildred Taylor Hamilton and Leon Hastings Viets

Leon Hastings Viets

b. 22 January 1934, d. 30 October 2020
     Leon Hastings Viets was born on 22 January 1934 at Hartford, Hartford Co., CT. He was the son of Leon Hastings Viets and Mildred Taylor Hamilton. Leon Hastings Viets died on 30 October 2020 at East Granby, Hartford Co., CT, at age 86.

From the Hartford Courant, 2 Nov 2020:

Leon H. Viets, 86, husband of Lois (Scala) Viets, passed away at home surrounded by his family on Friday evening, October 30, 2020. Born in Hartford on January 22, 1934, Leon, known best as Mike, was the son of the late Leon H. Viets, Sr and Mildred (Hamilton) Viets. He was a lifelong resident of East Granby. He was an Operating Engineer for most of his career in construction, he served on the East Granby Volunteer Fire Department including a term as the Assistant Fire Chief and currently was an honorary member. He owned three businesses, L.H. Viets Trucking, Miller & Viets Paving, and Miller & Viets Arctic Cat. He was a racing enthusiast involved with local teams including his own. He was a member of the East Granby Historical Society and Friendship Club. He was a member of Valley Lodge #36 in Simsbury and Melha Temple Shrine in Springfield, MA. Leon was a lifelong member of East Granby Congregational Church. In addition to his loving wife of 59 years, he leaves four children: Michael Viets, Scott Viets and his wife Robin, Timothy Viets and his wife Marla, and Kelly Gibson and her husband Blake; as well as eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by three brothers; and a sister. His family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 4, 4-7 p.m., at the Carmon Windsor Funeral Home, 807 Bloomfield Ave., Windsor. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held on Sunday, November 15, 2 p.m., at the Carmon Windsor Funeral Home. Burial will be private.