George Loy Jr.

18 November 1802–1 December 1877 (Age 75)
Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life 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 Susan 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 in 1850. 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.
Susan Yohn
Marriage: about 1825
Solomon Loy
Martin Loy
Johnson Loy
Margarete Loy
Sarah Jane Loy

Spouse and Children

about 1825
Perry, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Sarah Sallie Loy


    Nancy Loy



    Michael J. Loy


    Elisabeth Loy


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 10

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 23

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

1 German (south and Rhineland) and Dutch: from a reduced form of the medieval personal name Eloy (Latin Eligius, a derivative of eligere ‘to choose or elect’), popularized a 6th-century saint who came to be venerated as the patron of smiths and horses.2 German: habitational name from Loy in Oldenburg.3 Dutch: variant of Lowy .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Loy, "United States Census, 1850"
  • George Loy, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • George Loy, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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