Edward G. Loftus
March 10, 1996
Hello my name is Edward G Loftus. (better known as Eddie) I am the father of Duane and Charles. My father's name was Patrick and his father's name was William Thomas Loftus. My father was born in 1865 in Charleston Mass. William entered the U.S. at Boston during the Irish Potato famine. Patrick was one of four children, two boys and two girls. His siblings were Thomas, Clara, and Mary. Mary married and went by the name of McGuire in Silverton Colo. Clara married and went by the name of Hastings and lived in Durango Colo. My family consisted of nine children, seven boys and two girls. The first was Mary Loftus Harris born in 1900 in ElPaso TX. William Jerome Loftus was born in 1903 somewhere in TX. The next child was Thomas L. Loftus who was born in TX 1906. The fourth child was Lucy Loftus Nelson was born in TX in 1908. The fifth child Samuel was born in 1911 and died in 1922 in Dillon NM of Diptheria. The next child was Charles Patrick Loftus born in Raton NM in 1914. Number seven was James Allen Loftus was born Raton NM in 1916. I was number eight, born in 1918 in Raton NM. The last was Joseph Fredrick Loftus who was born in 1920 in Cimmiron NM. To the best of my knowledge my aunts and uncles lived and died in Colorado. I have a nephew, James Loftus who compiled a family tree that will be given to Duane for publishing on the net.
NOTE: Dad (Edward G. Loftus) passed away on July 13, 2014. He is missed.