John Hoyt

29 September 1797–2 February 1884 (Age 86)
Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of John

When John Hoyt was born on 29 September 1797, in Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Ezra Hoyt, was 27 and his mother, Susannah Weeks, was 27. He married Mary Little before 1829, in New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Exeter, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States in 1850. He died on 2 February 1884, in Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 86.

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John Hoyt
Mary Little
Marriage: before 1829
Ann L. Hoyt
William Hoyt
Thornton B Hoyt
Gilman Bailey Hoyt
John P. Hoyt

Spouse and Children


    Mary Little


before 1829
New Hampshire, United States


    Ann L. Hoyt


    William Hoyt


    Thornton B Hoyt


    Gilman Bailey Hoyt


    John P. Hoyt


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 11

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 23

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.

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)

  • John Hoyt, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Hoyt, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Hoit, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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