Salmon Whitney Hoyt

1824–1889 (Age 65)
New York, United States

The Life of Salmon Whitney

When Salmon Whitney Hoyt was born on 7 April 1824, in New York, United States, his father, Archibald Hoyt, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Wheat, was 28. He married Henrietta S Benedict on 12 April 1858. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Wallkill, Orange, New York, United States in 1850 and Middletown, Orange, New York, United States in 1865. He died on 9 July 1889, in Mamakating, Sullivan, New York, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in New Vernon, Mount Hope, Orange, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Salmon Whitney Hoyt
1824–1889
Henrietta S Benedict
1839–1930
Marriage: 12 April 1858
Carrie Hoyt
1860–1911
William Judson Hoyt
1862–
Frederick James Hoyt
1864–1897
Mary Ada Hoyt
1866–
Zelotes George Hoyt
1869–
Salmon Wheat Hoyt
1872–1930
Harriet Abby Hoyt
1874–1874
Mintie Hoyt
1876–
Henrietta W. Hoyt
1879–
Delia Benedict Hoyt
1882–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1824–1889Male

  • Henrietta S Benedict

    Female1839–1930Female

MARRIAGE
12 April 1858
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 3

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1846

Age 22

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

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)

  • Salmon W Hoyt in household of Archibald Hoyt, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Salmon W Hoyt, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Salmon W Hoyt, "United States Census, 1880"

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