Abigail Harriet Hoyt

New York, United States

The Life of Abigail Harriet

When Abigail Harriet Hoyt was born in 1835, in New York, United States, her father, Archibald Hoyt, was 47 and her mother, Elizabeth Wheat, was 40. She lived in Middletown, Orange, New York, United States in 1865 and Wallkill, Orange, New York, United States in 1875.

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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.

Age 11

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 31

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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)

  • Abbey H Hoyt in household of James B Hoyt, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Abbey Hoyt in household of Archibald Hoyt, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abigal H Hoyt in household of Archibald Hoyt, "New York State Census, 1855"

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