Silas Joy was born about 1765, in Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He married Lydia Coffin in 1787, in New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died in 1787, in New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 23.
English: from Joie, a French female personal name or occasionally from its male equivalent, given especially since the Reformation as an omen or well-wishing name. In some cases the name may also be a nickname for a person of a cheerful disposition, from Middle English joie ‘joy’.
History: Thomas Joy (c. 1610–78), an architect and builder born probably in Hingham, Norfolk, England, appears in land records in Boston, MA, in 1636. He had a considerable influence on Boston architecture.