George Loy Jr.

Brief Life History of George

When George Loy Jr. was born on 18 November 1802, in Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Loy, was 26 and his mother, Anna Margaretha Reed, was 24. He married Susannah Yohn about 1825, in Perry, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Rutland, LaSalle, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 December 1877, in Ottawa, LaSalle, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Trumbo Cemetery, Rutland Township, LaSalle, Illinois, United States.

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George Loy Jr.
Susannah Yohn
Marriage: about 1825
Solomon Loy
Martin Loy
Johnson Loy
Margarete Loy
Sarah Jane Loy

Sources (5)

  • George Loy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Loy, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • George Loy, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and French: from a shortened form of the medieval personal name Eloy, from Latin Eligius (see Eligio ), a Christian saint's name.

German: habitational name from Loy in Oldenburg.

Italian (Sardinia): variant of Loi .

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

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