Susannah Hoy

29 December 1851–13 May 1928 (Age 76)
Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Susannah

When Susannah Hoy was born on 29 December 1851, in Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Hoy, was 28 and her mother, Susannah Fish, was 26. She married Martin William Foy on 27 May 1872. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Panguitch, Iron, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 13 May 1928, in Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Panguitch City Cemetery, Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin William Foy
Susannah Hoy
Marriage: 27 May 1872
Martin William Foy Jr
Mary Foy
Susannah Honor Foy
Julia May Foy
Thomas Patrick Foy
Eliza Elizabeth Foy
John Maloy Foy
Joseph Maitland Foy

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 May 1872
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 3
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 21
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English (Essex): nickname for a sailor, from Middle Dutch hoey ‘cargo ship’.Irish: variant of Hoey .Danish (Høy): nickname for a tall person, from høj ‘high’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Conversion to the LDS Church

    “Susan Fish was born at Gaywood, Norfolk, England on March 13, 1824. Nothing is known of her life, but the fact that she was a very efficient weaver of all kinds of cloth. An art she learned when she …

    Sources (38)

    • Susannah Hoy, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
    • Susannah Hoy Foy in household of Martin W Foy, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Utah, Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961

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