Emily B. Hoyt

1843–1907 (Age 64)
United States

The Life of Emily B.

When Emily B. Hoyt was born in 1843, in United States, her father, Archibald Hoyt, was 55 and her mother, Elizabeth Wheat, was 48. She had at least 1 daughter with William Carpenter Wheat. She died on 1 February 1907, at the age of 64.

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Emily B. Hoyt
1843–1907
William Carpenter Wheat
1828–1866
Addie Isabel Wheat
1858–1932

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World Events (7)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 20

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a tall, thin person, from Middle English hoit ‘long stick’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Emily S. Wheat in household of Frank W Drake, "United States Census, 1900"

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