Obedience Adaline Hoyt

1838–1916 (Age 77)
New York, United States

The Life of Obedience Adaline

When Obedience Adaline Hoyt was born in September 1838, in New York, United States, her father, Archibald Hoyt, was 50 and her mother, Elizabeth Wheat, was 43. She lived in Wallkill, Orange, New York, United States for about 50 years. She died about 1916, in Howells, Goshen, Orange, New York, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Howells, Goshen, Orange, New York, United States.

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World Events (7)


Age 8

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

Age 25

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

Age 25

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 (3)

  • Adeline Crist in household of Seely Crist, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Adiline Crist in household of Brensler S Crist, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Adaline Hoyt in household of Archibald Hoyt, "United States Census, 1860"

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