Isabel Hoyt

Brief Life History of Isabel

When Isabel Hoyt was born on 2 February 1769, in Canaan Parish, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Timothy Hoyt, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Judge, was 23. She married Eliud DeForest on 29 April 1791, in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 16 July 1854, in New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Deforest Cemetery, Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Eliud DeForest
Isabel Hoyt
Marriage: 29 April 1791
Fanny DeForest
Hiram DeForest
Sally DeForest
Charles DeForest
William Deforest
Samuel D DeForest
David Lambert DeForest
Edward DeForest
Harriet DeForest

Sources (30)

  • Isabell Deforest, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Isabel Hoyt, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Early Connecticut Marriages

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Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


Date of Statehood: February 6, 1788, the fifth State

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English hoit ‘long stick’.

Altered form of Haught , a surname of German origin.

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

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