Mary Jane Hoy

24 June 1840–24 September 1921 (Age 81)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Hoy was born on 24 June 1840, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Col. John H. Hoy, was 31 and her mother, Mary Snoddy, was 28. She married John Curtis Bolton on 8 April 1873. She lived in Pontotoc, Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States in 1850 and Beat 4, Union, Mississippi, United States in 1880. She died on 24 September 1921, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Pontotoc, Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Curtis Bolton
1840–1910
Mary Jane Hoy
1840–1921
Marriage: 8 April 1873

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 April 1873

Parents and Siblings

    Col. John H. Hoy

    Male1808–1891Male

    Mary Snoddy

    Female1812–1899Female

siblings

(6)

    Patrick Crawford Hoy

    Male1838–1906Male

    Female1840–1921Female

    Thomas Hoy

    Male1842–Male

    Margaret Hoy

    Female1844–Female

    Martha A Hoy

    Female1849–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

Age 20

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.
1863

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly East Anglia): metonymic occupational name for a sailor, from Middle Dutch hoey ‘cargo ship’.2 Northern Irish: variant of Howey 2 and Haughey .3 Scottish: habitational name from some unidentified minor place named Hoy, or from the Orkney island of Hoy, which was named in Old Norse as Háey, from ‘high’ + ey ‘island’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Hoy in household of John Hoy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Botton in household of John C Botton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Hoy in household of John H Hoy, "United States Census, 1850"

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