William Howard Hoyt

Brief Life History of William Howard

When William Howard Hoyt was born about 1782, in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Ebenezer Hoyt, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Nichols, was 30. He married Betsey French on 9 September 1804, in South Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 11 June 1822, in Sandown, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in North Cemetery, Sandown, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

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William Howard Hoyt
Betsey French
Marriage: 9 September 1804
Sarah N. Hoyt
William Hoyt
Mehitable D Hoyt
Ebenezer Hoyt
Rhoda Hoyt
Betsy Hoyt
Nathan Hoyt

Sources (11)

  • William H. Hoit, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • William H. Hoyt, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Wm. Hoyt in entry for Wm. Hoyt, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land

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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