Charles Alvin Hoy

Male22 March 1876–16 February 1950

Brief Life History of Charles Alvin

When Charles Alvin Hoy was born on 22 March 1876, in Millersburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Nathaniel Nathan Hoy, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Frances Brown, was 18. He married Anna Calista Lebo on 22 December 1900, in Killinger, Upper Paxton Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Tamaqua, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Paxton, Paxton Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America in 1930. He died on 16 February 1950, in Millersburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Millersburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Alvin Hoy
1876–1950
Anna Calista Lebo
1875–1929
Marriage: 22 December 1900
Esther Irene Hoy
1902–1974
Ralph Hoy
1904–1904
Edgar Lee Hoy
1907–1996
Pauline Anna Hoy
1910–1969

Sources (17)

  • Charles A Hoy in household of Edgar L Hoy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles O, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Charles Alvin Hoy, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1900Killinger, Upper Paxton Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 1

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 20

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English (Essex): nickname for a sailor, from Middle Dutch hoey ‘cargo ship’.

    Irish: variant of Hoey .

    Danish (Høy): nickname for a tall person, from høj ‘high’.

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

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