George Frederick Eyster Loy

2 June 1815–27 March 1856 (Age 40)
Thurmont, Frederick, Maryland, United States

The Life of George Frederick Eyster

When George Frederick Eyster Loy was born on 2 June 1815, in Thurmont, Frederick, Maryland, United States, his father, Friedrich Loy, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth M Eyster, was 21. He married Margaret Cusac on 18 December 1838, in Marion Township, Morgan, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Lincoln Township, Morrow, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 27 March 1856, in Hancock, Ohio, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Findlay, Hancock, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Frederick Eyster Loy
1815–1856
Margaret Cusac
1818–1909
Marriage: 18 December 1838
Sarah Elizabeth Loy
1846–1915
Martin Augustus Loy
1847–1917
Melissa Jeanette Loy
1849–1921
Daniel Oscar Loy
1851–1913
Mary Ellen Loy
1853–1887

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 December 1838
Marion Township, Morgan, Ohio, United States
children

(5)

    Sarah Elizabeth Loy

    Female1846–1915Female

    Martin Augustus Loy

    Male1847–1917Male

    Melissa Jeanette Loy

    Female1849–1921Female

    Daniel Oscar Loy

    Male1851–1913Male

    Mary Ellen Loy

    Female1853–1887Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1771–1851Male

    Elizabeth M Eyster

    Female1794–Female

siblings

(6)

    Male1815–1856Male

    Mary Louisa Loy

    Female1818–1874Female

    Elizabeth Charlotte Loy

    Female1819–Female

    Friedrich Slagle Loy

    Male1822–1908Male

    Margaret S. Loy

    Female1825–1913Female

+1 More Child

World Events (5)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 15

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George Lory, "United States Census, 1850"
  • George Loy in entry for Sarah Elizabeth Barnhill, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • George Loy in entry for Martin A Loy, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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