Hoyt Guernsey

3 February 1804–8 December 1834 (Age 30)
Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States

The Life of Hoyt

When Hoyt Guernsey was born on 3 February 1804, in Schenectady, Schenectady, New York, United States, his father, Chauncey C Guernsey, was 30 and his mother, Lucy E Hoyt, was 24. He married Iola Denison on 7 December 1826. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 8 December 1834, in Poultney, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in East Poultney Cemetery, Poultney, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hoyt Guernsey
1804–1834
Iola Denison
1807–1888
Marriage: 7 December 1826
William Chauncey Guernsey
1828–1890
Daughter Guernsey
1830–1830
Herbert LaFayette Guernsey
1831–1848
Herbert D. Guernsey
1832–1847
Lucy Ann Guernsey
1834–1932

Spouse and Children

    Male1804–1834Male

    Iola Denison

    Female1807–1888Female

MARRIAGE
7 December 1826
children

(5)

    William Chauncey Guernsey

    Male1828–1890Male

    Daughter Guernsey

    Female1830–1830Female

    Herbert LaFayette Guernsey

    Male1831–1848Male

    Herbert D. Guernsey

    Male1832–1847Male

    Lucy Ann Guernsey

    Female1834–1932Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 8

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 15

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name from the island of Guernsey in the Channel Islands. It is now a rare surname in Britain.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hoit Guernsey, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Hoyt Guernsey in entry for William C Guernsey, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Hoyt Guernsey in entry for Charles P Geer and Lucy Guernsey, "Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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