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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George Frederick Eyster Loy
Margaret Cusac
Marriage: 18 December 1838
Sarah Elizabeth Loy
Martin Augustus Loy
Melissa Jeanette Loy
Daniel Oscar Loy
Mary Ellen Loy

Spouse and Children

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


    Sarah Elizabeth Loy


    Martin Augustus Loy


    Melissa Jeanette Loy


    Daniel Oscar Loy


    Mary Ellen Loy


Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth M Eyster





    Mary Louisa Loy


    Elizabeth Charlotte Loy


    Friedrich Slagle Loy


    Margaret S. Loy


+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.

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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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