Mary Alexandra Hoy

Female 1903 - 1917  (14 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Mary Alexandra Hoy was born 1903, Tynemouth, Northumberland, England (daughter of Robert Hoy and Jane Henderson); died 20 Jan 1917, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA; was buried , Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: 50030FAE7B27694C81AD5F37D1153C2B7842

    Notes:

    Births Sep 1903 Hoy Mary Alexandra Tynemouth10b240

    Death certificate was filed in Michigan (viewable at http://www.seekingmichigan.org)


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Robert Hoy was born 3 Jun 1869, Craigs Townland, Antrim, Ireland (son of Robert Hoy and Mary Johnston); died 26 Apr 1922, Delray, Wayne, Michigan, USA; was buried 29 Apr 1922, Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: 02A6B02BAC11DD4B9ABC04905CE4A4C3F9BC
    • Residence: 1910, 18(?) Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA; acc to 1910 Census of US
    • Residence: 1917, 18 White Street, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA; acc. to Woodmere Cemetery burial record of daughter Mary A. Hoy
    • Residence: 1922, 8530 White Street, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA; acc. to burial record, Woodmere Cemetery

    Notes:

    Name Robert Hoy
    Registration district Ballymena
    Record type BIRTHS
    Registration date - quarter and year 1869
    Film number 101046
    Volume 6
    Page 169
    Digital GS number 4187286
    Image number 00197
    Collection Ireland, Civil Registration Indexes 1845-1958
    pilot.familysearch.org

    May be the same Robert Hoy, gas worker, age 21, born Ireland, who was living at #36 Railway St., Elswick East, according to the 1891 census of England, next door to Thomas Craig, the younger brother of Mary Ann (Craig) (Dunn) Tate and uncle to Robert's sister's future husband John Tate. (See notes for Thomas Craig for full citation)

    "This [song "O Brigit Danahoo"] was sung in at my sisters wedding I sang it when my brother Bob was made an Orangeman and got the sash the wear over one shoulder when I was 21 in Newcastle-on Tyne Eng" ...from part of a letter by Margaret (Hoy) Tate to granddaughter Patricia Tate, undated, probably early 1960s, in possession of the author

    Newcastle Brewster Session Newcastle Weekly Courant September 8, 1900
    Beer and Wine Licenses "On" and "Off"-Robert Hoy's application for a wine license (to add to his already-held beer license) for consumption "on" premises was granted.

    1901 Census of England Elswick East St. Mary
    Robert Hoy 32 Ireland beer retailer married
    Hugh Gunn 43 Ireland barman
    Thomas Laidlaw 36 Scotland mineral water manufacturer
    13 Gloucester Street
    Class RG13 ED40 HH Schedule 224 Piece 4769 Folio 23 p. 37
    see also notes for sister Margaret Hoy.

    1910 Census of US Detroit Wayne Michigan Ward 18 T624_688 pg 29A ED 269
    Robert Hoy laborer 39 imm 1904 pa
    Jennie Hoy 35 imm 1905 7 children, 5 surviving
    William Hoy 11
    Mary E Hoy 6
    Robert A Hoy 4 (born in Michigan)
    Harry L Hoy 1
    Alexander E Hoy 8/12

    1920 Census of USA
    not located

    Buried at Woodmere Cemetery, Oakview section, Lot 194. (Woodmere Cemetery Research website, http://www.woodmerecemeteryresearch.com)

    Polk's Detroit City Directory 1923 [cite]
    Jane Hoy (widow Robert) 8530 White
    William H. Hoy carrier PO r8530 White
    Robert Hoy autoworker 8530 White

    Polk's Detroit City Directory 1928-1929 [cite]
    Dorothy Hoy sten r8530 White
    Esler A. Hoy clk US Radiator Corp r8530 White
    Harry L. Hoy clk r8530 White
    Jane Hoy (wid Robt) h8530 White
    Robert A. Hoy storekpr US Radiator Corp r8530 White

    1930 Census of USA Detroit Wayne Michigan hh 28 ED704 p 5A roll 1060
    8530 White Street
    Jane Hoy 56 owns home value 3000, married at 23, stock clerk at auto manufacturing plant
    Robert A. Hoy 23 assistant stock clerk auto mfg. plant
    Henry F. Hoy 21 toolmaker auto plant
    Alex E. Hoy 20 stock clerk auto mfg. plant
    Dorthy Hoy 18 office girl dentist?

    Robert married Jane Henderson 9 Jul 1897, Tynemouth, Northumberland, England. Jane (daughter of William Henderson and Mary Robson) was born 23 May 1873, Wallsend, Northumberland, England; died 8 Feb 1961, Delray, Wayne, Michigan, USA; was buried 11 Feb 1961, Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Jane Henderson was born 23 May 1873, Wallsend, Northumberland, England (daughter of William Henderson and Mary Robson); died 8 Feb 1961, Delray, Wayne, Michigan, USA; was buried 11 Feb 1961, Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: 7A01C774B924FC469D4B8592DE00E427BD4F

    Children:
    1. William Henderson Hoy was born 22 Dec 1898, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England; died 15 Mar 1970, Coral Gables, Dade, Florida, USA; was buried 19 Mar 1970, Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA.
    2. 1. Mary Alexandra Hoy was born 1903, Tynemouth, Northumberland, England; died 20 Jan 1917, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA; was buried , Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA.
    3. Robert Albert Hoy was born 23 Jun 1906, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA; died 30 Dec 1993, Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, USA; was buried 2 Jan 1994.
    4. Harry Lancelot Hoy was born 28 May 1908, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA; died 21 Nov 1990, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA.
    5. Alexander Esler Hoy was born 20 Aug 1909, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA; died 19 Jan 1973, Lincoln Park, Wayne, Michigan, USA; was buried 22 Jan 1973, Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA.
    6. Dorothy Hoy was born 30 Mar 1912, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA; died 28 Nov 1996, Berkeley, Alameda, California, USA.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Robert HoyRobert Hoy was born 1838, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland (son of Robert Hoy and Jean Smith); died May 1907, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland; was buried , Killymurris Presbyterian, Glarryford, Antrim, Ireland.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: 64290A4ABEEE0946B27200D1A23348BBA916
    • Occupation: 1851, Ahoghill, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland; Laborer (acc. to 1851 Census of Ireland)

    Notes:

    "CRAIGS, in the parish of the same name, consists of the Church of Ireland, a school-house, post office, and a few other houses, including the handsomely-planted demesne (This is the old French word for domain, that portion of the lord's estate that he kept for his own use. It was often walled.) and residence of Mr. Edmund M'Neill, J.P.

    It is situated at a distance of 2½ miles north-west of Cullybackey, the nearest railway station. The land of the district is of medium quality.

    Church of Ireland Rev. A. T. Kirkpatrick
    Kirkpatrick, Rev. George, Hazelbank
    Post M. Miss Sarah Stevenson Kirkpatrick, G. S., Hazelbank
    Schools., Nl. J. Kerr, S. Stevenson, M'Kee, Stewart, Craigs
    Farmers & Residents
    M'Neill, Edmund (J.P.), Craigdun
    Buick, Samuel & James, Craigs
    Manson, Wm., Craigs
    Calderwood, Hugh, Craigs
    Millar, John, Craigs
    Davison, James, Dunminning
    Reid, William, Craigs
    Dunlop, John, Craigs
    Steed, John, jun., Craigs [Steele?]
    *HOY, ROBERT, CRAIGS *
    Wright, Alex., Carclunty
    Kerr, Miss, Grouba
    Wright, Hugh, Craigs
    The above entry appears in "Bassett's County Antrim" by Henry George Bassett, originally published in 1888."

    According to Griffith's Valuation of 1862 (the printed version), Robert Hoey was leasing 15 acres of land at Craigs Townland, Craigs Civil Parish, Ballymena Poor Law Union, Kilconway Barony, County Antrim. For rateable purposes, the land was worth £9-15-0, the house and out-buildings £1-10-0, that making a total of £11-5-0. Craigs Civil Parish was carved out of Ahoghill Civil Parish in 1851. The printed Griffith's Valuation also shows that the lessor of the land was Henry Hugh McNeile.

    "Marriage 13 Feb 1862 Robert Hoy, son of Robert Hoy, Craigs Townland to Mary Johnston, daughter of William Johnston, Greenhill; Witnesses John Johnston & James Eagleson"
    Marriage witnesses are probably the brother and brother-in-law of the parties involved.
    Glenwhirry is also spelled Glenwherry and Glenwhery

    1901 Census of Ireland (Craigs, Dunminning, Antrim), hh. 197
    Robert Hoy head of family Presbyterian read & write 64 male farmer born County Antrim
    Mary Hoy wife Presbyterian read & write 63 female born County Antrim
    Annie Hoy daughter Presbyterian read & write 22 female Farmer's Daughter not married born County Antrim

    Robert married Mary Johnston 13 Feb 1862, Presbyterian, Glenwhirry, Ballymena, Antrim, Ireland. Mary (daughter of William Johnston and Elizabeth Robinson) was born Abt 1837, Greenhill, Glenwhirry, Antrim, Ireland; died 5 Jun 1917, Moyasset, Ahoghill, Antrim, Ireland; was buried , Killymurris Presbyterian, Glarryford, Antrim, Ireland. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Mary Johnston was born Abt 1837, Greenhill, Glenwhirry, Antrim, Ireland (daughter of William Johnston and Elizabeth Robinson); died 5 Jun 1917, Moyasset, Ahoghill, Antrim, Ireland; was buried , Killymurris Presbyterian, Glarryford, Antrim, Ireland.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: 8B83F71A63650A4DBBE78DF566669E602CEB

    Notes:

    see son John Hoy notes for 1911 Census transcription.

    Ballymena Observer, June 8, 1917
    "HOY- June 5, at Moyasset, Ahoghill, Mary Hoy."

    Children:
    1. Jane Hoy was born 16 Jan 1863, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland; died 7 Feb 1931, South Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA.
    2. Alexander Hoy was born 28 Oct 1864, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland; died 15 Oct 1914, Cullybackey, Ahoghill, Antrim, Ireland; was buried 18 Oct 1914.
    3. John Hoy was born 16 Feb 1866, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland; died 7 Oct 1942, Ballymena, Antrim, Northern Ireland; was buried 9 Oct 1942, Killymurris Presbyterian, Glarryford, Antrim, Northern Ireland.
    4. Elizabeth Hoy was born 5 Dec 1867, Craigs Townland, Antrim, Northern Ireland; died 6 Jan 1960, Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA; was buried 1960, Southlawn Cemetery, South Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts.
    5. 2. Robert Hoy was born 3 Jun 1869, Craigs Townland, Antrim, Ireland; died 26 Apr 1922, Delray, Wayne, Michigan, USA; was buried 29 Apr 1922, Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA.
    6. William Hoy was born 5 Nov 1870, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland; died 23 Oct 1951, Croswell, Sanilac, Michigan, United States.
    7. Archibald Hoy was born 9 Oct 1872, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland; died 22 Mar 1963, Dunoon, Argyll, Scotland.
    8. James Haggarty Hoy was born 30 Aug 1874, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland; died 13 Aug 1932, Makinak, Manitoba, Canada; was buried 15 Aug 1932, Turtle River Cemetery, Ochre River, Manitoba, Canada.
    9. Margaret Hoy was born 6 Sep 1876, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland; died 8 Feb 1964, Dearborn Heights, Wayne, Michigan, USA; was buried , Grand Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA.
    10. Annie Hoy was born 26 Aug 1878, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland; died 22 May 1960, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England.

  3. 6.  William Henderson was born Abt 1846, Wallsend, Northumberland, England; died Yes, date unknown.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: 12B03C12BBFE084BA6A5C6718FA8E46C2537

    Notes:

    Household Record 1881 British Census
    William HENDERSON Head M Male 34 Wallsend, Northumberland, England Joiner
    Mary HENDERSON Wife M Female 32 Ryton, Durham, England
    Jane HENDERSON Daur U Female 7 Wallsend, Northumberland, England
    Henry HENDERSON Son U Male 5 Wallsend, Northumberland, England
    Dorothy HENDERSON Daur U Female 4 Wallsend, Northumberland, England
    Infant HENDERSON Son U Male 3 w Wallsend, Northumberland, England
    Source Information:
    Dwelling Rosehill Terrace
    Census Place Wallsend, Northumberland, England
    Family History Library Film 1342225
    Public Records Office Reference RG11
    Piece / Folio 5072 / 46
    Page Number 41

    Marriages Sep 1872
    HENDERSON William Tynemouth 10b 335
    Robson Mary Tynemouth 10b335

    William married Mary Robson 1872, Wallsend, Northumberland, England. Mary was born Abt 1848, Ryton, Durham, England; died Yes, date unknown. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Mary Robson was born Abt 1848, Ryton, Durham, England; died Yes, date unknown.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: 220CFAF48F106844AD52BA3D7E0AEE966977

    Children:
    1. 3. Jane Henderson was born 23 May 1873, Wallsend, Northumberland, England; died 8 Feb 1961, Delray, Wayne, Michigan, USA; was buried 11 Feb 1961, Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Robert Hoy was born Abt 1790, Ahoghill, Antrim, Ireland (son of John Hoy); died 20 Oct 1864, Craigs, Craigs Townland, Antrim, Ireland.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: E69B7A193721BE4A9B62DD5441390B9FC627
    • Occupation: 1851, Ahoghill, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland; Linen Weaver (acc to 1851 Census of Ireland)

    Notes:

    The family appears on the surviving portion of the 1851 Ireland census.
    hh #153 Craigs Townland , Craigs, County Antrim
    Robert Hoy, Head, M, 60, Farmer, Ant,
    Jane Hoy, Wife, M, 50, None, Ant,
    John Hoy, Son, U, 20, Linen Weaver, Ant,
    Margaret Hoy, Daughter, U, 18, Linen Weaver, Ant,
    Jane Hoy, Daughter, U, 16, Linen Weaver, Ant,
    Robert Hoy, Son, U, 13, Labourer, Ant,
    Thomas Mcbride, Servant, U, 11, None, Ant,
    all members of the family can read & write

    Informant of Death was Robert Hoy of Craigs (GRO Death cert, Robert Hoy, year 1864, Ballymena Reg Dist, vol 16 p. 92, FHL Film #101,623)

    Robert married Jean Smith Abt 1820, Antrim, Ireland. Jean was born Abt 1801, Antrim, Ireland; died 16 Mar 1878, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Jean Smith was born Abt 1801, Antrim, Ireland; died 16 Mar 1878, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: 0B5FD34F88649447A7EC773251B13F85558B

    Notes:

    also known as Jane (death was registered as "Jane Hoy" by her son Robert)

    Children:
    1. John Hoy was born 1829, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland; died 1 Aug 1898, Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan, United States; was buried 3 Aug 1898, Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.
    2. Margaret Hoy was born 1832, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland; died 1893, Greenock, Renfrew, Scotland.
    3. Jean Hoy was born 1834, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland; died Jun 1897, Greenock, Renfrew, Scotland.
    4. 4. Robert Hoy was born 1838, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland; died May 1907, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland; was buried , Killymurris Presbyterian, Glarryford, Antrim, Ireland.

  3. 10.  William Johnston was born Abt 1801, Greenhill, Antrim, Ireland; died 28 Mar 1882, Stanley Township, Huron South, Ontario, Canada.

    Other Events:

    • Residence: Con SB Lot 28 (96 acres), Drysdale PO, Stanley Twp, Huron, Ontario, Canada
    • _UID: 9D6250CF2B100F4D93037576E57756BBA389
    • Occupation: Between 1863 and 1881, Stanley Township, Huron South, Ontario, Canada; tailor and farmer

    Notes:

    Neighbors in Ontario were James Johnston & his wife Mary Ross and William Johnston and his wife Elizabeth Dinsmore, possibly cousins of William Johnston.

    "William and Betty Johnson. He was a tailor. They had five sons and three daughters. They came to Ontario, Canada, with three children when 50 years old. My mother, Mary Johnson, was their daughter. Robert, John, Archie, Eliza were married and lived in the Green Hill, Ireland. Alex, Paddy, and Sarah were the three that came with them. They bought a farm. Grandfather lived to be 80 years old and made clothes all his life. His wife lived to be 96. Sarah married Alex Esler. A forest fire burned out their home. Alex borrowed 10 dollars and came to Fort Hope, Michigan, and was a lighthouse keeper for 10 years. He and his wife adopted five children, they had none of their own. He bought a farm there. We visited them several times before they died. Aunt Sarah was 80 when she died. "- from oral history by granddaughter Margaret (Hoy) Tate in possession of the website author

    Griffith's Valuation 1862- Archibald Johnson and William Johnson at Greenhill, Glenwhirry, leasing 86 from John Owens

    Stanley Township Southern Boundary Lot 28 96 acres (the original owner was Andrew Kain who bought the land from the Canada Company)
    FHL Film #171,463 Stanley Twp, Huron Co., deed bk.
    Vol III no. 504 instrument dated & registered 15 May 1863
    Andrew Kain of Stanley Twp, farmer, to William Johnston of Stanley Township
    Consideration not indicated; signed Andrew Kain
    Vol IV no. 217 instrument dated 16 Dec 1865 registered 26 Dec 1865 William Johnston & wife Elizabeth of Stanley Twp, yeoman mortgage to John McKinley of Stanley Twp, yeoman, for $ 500; William Johnston signs, witness Thomas Johnston of Hay Twp, yeoman signs

    FHL Film # 171,460 Stanley Twp, Huron Co. Abstract Index Book
    Vol IX no. 1203 instrument dated 19 Jun 1875 registered 23 Jun 1875 discharge of mortgage Vol IV no 217

    FHL Film # 1,705,085 Stanley Twp, Huron Co., deed bk, Vol XII, no. 2187
    instrument dated 28 Jul 1879 registered 31 Jul 1879
    William Johnston & wife of Stanley Twp., yeoman, to Patrick Johnston of Stanley Twp., yeoman
    consideration $ 1000
    Signed William Johnston, Elizabeth Johnston makes her mark, Signed Patrick Johnston, witness James Johnston of Stanley Twp., signs.

    FHL Film #171,460 Stanley Twp, Huron Co. Abstract Index Book
    Vol XX no. 6181 instrument dated 23 Apr 1910 registered 26 Apr 1910 Harriet Johnston (sole surviving heiress of Patrick Johnston) and John Johnston sell to Edward Denomme for $ 2,900

    1871 Census of Canada Huron South District 25 page 24 Stanley Township
    household 90
    JOHNSTON William age 71 born Ireland C. Presb. farmer
    JOHNSTON Elizabeth age 70 ditto
    JOHNSTON Patrick age 26 ditto, farmer
    JOHNSTON Sarah age 28 ditto

    Household Record 1881 Canadian Census
    Patrick JOHNSTON W Male Irish 35 Ireland Farmer Reformed Presbyterian
    William JOHNSTON M Male Irish 81 Ireland Tailor Reformed Presbyterian
    Elizabeth JOHNSTON M Female Irish 80 Ireland Reformed Presbyterian
    Source Information
    Census Place Stanley, Huron South, Ontario
    Family History Library Film 1375908
    NA Film Number C-13272
    District 173
    Sub-district E
    Division 3
    Page Number 40
    Household Number 171

    There are estate records for William Johnston not viewed by website author (in Surrogates Court, Huron County, Goderich, Ontario)

    William married Elizabeth Robinson Abt 1825, Ireland. Elizabeth was born Abt 1802, Greenhill, Antrim, Ireland; died Abt 1897, Stanley Township, Huron South, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Elizabeth Robinson was born Abt 1802, Greenhill, Antrim, Ireland; died Abt 1897, Stanley Township, Huron South, Ontario, Canada.

    Other Events:

    • _UID: C13CD5728C52984BAAA611900341EE3860A0

    Notes:

    1891 census of Canada, Huron South Stanley Township Division 3 pg 27
    Household 116
    JOHNSON Patrick age 42 widower
    JOHNSON Elizabeth age 91 widower mother
    (note Patrick's future wife Harriet Shepherd, age 28 is living with her uncle, household # 114)

    Children:
    1. John Johnston was born Abt 1823; died 18 Dec 1879, Greenhill, Glenwhirry, Antrim, Ireland.
    2. Archibald Johnston was born Abt 1825, Greenhill, Glenwhirry, Antrim, Ireland; died 1909.
    3. Elizabeth Johnston was born Abt 1827, Greenhill, Glenwhirry, Antrim, Ireland; died 1906, Cross, Ballyclug, Antrim, Ireland.
    4. Robert Johnston was born Abt 1832, Greenhill, Glenwhirry, Antrim, Ireland; died 11 Jan 1908, Lisnahilt, Broughshane, Antrim, Ireland.
    5. Patrick Johnston was born Abt 1833, Greenhill, Glenwhirry, Antrim, Ireland; died 11 Apr 1896, Stanley Township, Huron South, Ontario, Canada.
    6. 5. Mary Johnston was born Abt 1837, Greenhill, Glenwhirry, Antrim, Ireland; died 5 Jun 1917, Moyasset, Ahoghill, Antrim, Ireland; was buried , Killymurris Presbyterian, Glarryford, Antrim, Ireland.
    7. Alexander Johnston was born Abt 1840, Greenhill, Glenwhirry, Antrim, Ireland; died 11 Jun 1910, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; was buried , Hatzick Cemetery, Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada.
    8. Sarah Johnston was born Abt 1842, Greenhill, Glenwhirry, Antrim, Ireland; died 17 Feb 1916, Port Hope, Huron, Michigan, USA; was buried 21 Feb 1916, New River Cemetery, Huron Twp., Huron, Michigan, USA.