Robert Hoy

Male 1869 - 1922  (52 years)


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  • Name Robert Hoy 
    Born 3 Jun 1869  Craigs Townland, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1910  18(?) Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc to 1910 Census of US 
    Residence 1917  18 White Street, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc. to Woodmere Cemetery burial record of daughter Mary A. Hoy 
    Residence 1922  8530 White Street, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc. to burial record, Woodmere Cemetery 
    _UID 02A6B02BAC11DD4B9ABC04905CE4A4C3F9BC 
    Died 26 Apr 1922  Delray, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 29 Apr 1922  Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I140  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2011 

    Father Robert Hoy,   b. 1838, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1907, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Mary Johnston,   b. Abt 1837, Greenhill, Glenwhirry, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1917, Cullybackey, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 13 Feb 1862  Presbyterian, Glenwhirry, Ballymena, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Henderson,   b. 23 May 1873, Wallsend, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1961, Delray, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 9 Jul 1897  Tynemouth, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Henderson Hoy,   b. 22 Dec 1898, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1970, Coral Gables, Dade, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Mary Alexandra Hoy,   b. 1903, Tynemouth, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1917, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
     3. Robert Albert Hoy,   b. 23 Jun 1906, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1993, Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. Harry Lancelot Hoy,   b. 28 May 1908, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1990, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Alexander Esler Hoy,   b. 20 Aug 1909, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1973, Lincoln Park, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     6. Dorothy Hoy,   b. 30 Mar 1912, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1996, Berkeley, Alameda, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F42  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • 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?