Elizabeth Sperry

Female2 October 1816–25 November 1884

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Sperry was born on 2 October 1816, in Henrietta, Monroe, New York, United States, her father, Joy Sperry, was 31 and her mother, Mary Lamont, was 26. She married Timothy Sabin Hoyt on 15 April 1849, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 25 November 1884, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Timothy Sabin Hoyt
Elizabeth Sperry
Marriage: 15 April 1849
Helen Josephine Sperry Hoyt
Timothy Hoyt
Henry Harrison Hoyt
Mary Elizabeth Hoyt
Sarah Ann Hoyt
Olive Laverna Hoyt

Sources (22)

  • Elizabeth Lamont Sperry Hoyt in household of James Frank Hoyt, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Elizabeth Sperry in entry for Helen Jane Elmer, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Elizabeth Hoyt in household of Timothy S Hoyt, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 April 1849Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 3

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


    Age 11

    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States


    Age 19

    EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: Baby Warren BIRTH 14 Nov 1835 DEATH 14 Nov 1835 BURIAL Vine Bluff Cemetery Nephi, Juab County, Utah, USA MEMORIAL ID 26896195 · View Source

    Name Meaning

    English (Leicestershire): from the early Middle English personal name Sperry (Old Norse Sperrir, perhaps originally a nickname for a tall man, from Old Norse sperra ‘spar, beam, stake’).

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

    Story Highlight

    1866 Letter from Harrison Sperry to Elizabeth Sperry Hoyt

    Transcription: G. S. L. City Feb 22, 1866 Dear sister Betsy beang a stormy day I thought that I would wright a few lines to you but you will excuse the led pensal I can’t find no pens to wright wi …

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