Caleb R. Hoyt

10 May 1815–25 March 1874 (Age 58)
Bigneck, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life of Caleb R.

When Caleb R. Hoyt was born on 10 May 1815, in Bigneck, Adams, Illinois, United States, his father, John Hoit, was 36 and his mother, Appa Merrill, was 34. He married Julia Ann Manley on 21 February 1838, in Meigs, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Houston Township, Adams, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. He died on 25 March 1874, in Avalon, Livingston, Missouri, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Dawn, Livingston, Missouri, United States.

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Caleb R. Hoyt
Deborah Farlow
Marriage: 13 January 1858
Samuel Hamilton Hoyt
Edward Edwin S. Hoyt
Caleb Sherman Hoyt
Martha Louetta Hoyt
Clarence Hoyt

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13 January 1858
Adams, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Illinois is the 21st state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

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. 
1831 · Dedication of Jackson County

Age 16

In August 1831, Latter-day Saint Sidney Rigdon dedicated Jackson County, Missouri, for the gathering place of Zion.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • C R Hoit, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Caleb Hoyt, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Caleb R Hoyt, "United States Census, 1870"

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