Margaret Blount Hoyt

18 February 1835–14 August 1911 (Age 76)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Margaret Blount

When Margaret Blount Hoyt was born on 18 February 1835, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Henry Churchill Hoyt, was 22 and her mother, Margaret Mutter Blount, was 20. She married William Edward DeMille about 1850, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 14 August 1911, at the age of 76, and was buried in Beaufort, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Edward DeMille
1824–1873
Margaret Blount Hoyt
1835–1911
Marriage: about 1850
Henry Churchill DeMille
1853–1893
Thomas Arnold DeMille
1854–
Henrietta Elisabeth DeMill
1857–1858
Margaret Blount Hoyt de Mille
1858–1920
Margaret Mutter DeMille
1858–1920
William Edward De Mille
1860–1861
Ann Cambreleng DeMille
1862–
Mary Hoyt DeMille
1864–
Caroline Elizabeth DeMille
1869–
John DeMille
1871–
Elizabeth Hoyt DeMille
1873–
Wm C De Mille
1877–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1850
North Carolina, United States
children

(12)

    Henry Churchill DeMille

    Male1853–1893Male

    Thomas Arnold DeMille

    Male1854–Male

    Henrietta Elisabeth DeMill

    Female1857–1858Female

    Margaret Blount Hoyt de Mille

    Female1858–1920Female

    Margaret Mutter DeMille

    Female1858–1920Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Churchill Hoyt

    Male1812–1850Male

    Margaret Mutter Blount

    Female1814–1846Female

siblings

(8)

    Eli Hoyt

    Male1833–1844Male

    Female1835–1911Female

    John Blount Hoyt

    Male1836–1837Male

    Churchill C C Hoyt

    Male1837–1856Male

    Anise Cambreleng Hoyt

    Female1839–1895Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 18

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 27

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a tall, thin person, from Middle English hoit ‘long stick’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Demill in household of W E Demill, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margret De Mille, "United States Census, 1900"
  • M B Demill in household of W E Demill, "United States Census, 1870"

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