John Henry Loy Sr

7 January 1784–4 May 1868 (Age 84)
Orange, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of John Henry

When John Henry Loy Sr was born on 7 January 1784, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, his father, Henry Loy, was 39 and his mother, Margaret Tillman, was 24. He married Mary Hodge in 1805. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Effingham, Effingham, Illinois, United States in 1850. He died on 4 May 1868, in Watson Township, Effingham, Illinois, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Loy Chapel Cemetery, Watson Township, Effingham, Illinois, United States.

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John Henry Loy Sr
Mary Hodge
Marriage: 1805
Sarah M Loy
Joseph C. Loy
Elizabeth Mabelle Loy
Thomas Moore Loy Sr
Thomas Matthew Loy Sr
Margaret Tillman Loy
Rachael H Loy
John Henry Loy Jr
James Edward Loy
George Washington Loy
DeWitt Clinton Loy

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    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 2
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
    1789 · Becomes 12th State
    Age 5
    On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
    Age 24
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    German, Dutch, and French: from a shortened form of the medieval personal name Eloy, from Latin Eligius (see Eligio ), a Christian saint's name.German: habitational name from Loy in Oldenburg.Italian (Sardinia): variant of Loi .

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

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    Sources (6)

    • John Loy, "United States Census, 1850"
    • John Loy, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • John Henry Loy, "Find A Grave Index"

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