William Howard Hoyt

5 July 1780–11 June 1822 (Age 41)
Hawke, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of William Howard

When William Howard Hoyt was born on 5 July 1780, in Hawke, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Ebenezer Hoyt, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Nichols, was 26. He married Eliza French on 9 September 1804. 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

Spouse and Children

9 September 1804
Kensington, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States


    Sarah N. Hoyt


    William Hoyt


    Mehitable D Hoyt


    Ebenezer Hoyt


    Rhoda Hoyt


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 8

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

Age 14

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

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a tall, thin person, from Middle English hoit ‘long stick’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wm. Hoyt in entry for Wm. Hoyt, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • William H. Hoit, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • William Hoyt in entry for Mehitable D Wason, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

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