John Hoy

Male 1829 - 1898  (69 years)


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  • Name John Hoy 
    Born 1829  Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1851  Ahoghill, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Linen Weaver (acc to 1851 Census of Ireland) 
    Occupation Between 1859 and 1870 
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1860 
    Laborer (acc. to 1860 Census of US) 
    Residence 1860  South Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc to 1860 Census of US 
    Residence Between 1870 and 1880  Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    acc to 1870 and 1880 US Census 
    _UID 2EACA868377B8141A3CBF44603974FF2E1B8 
    Died 1 Aug 1898  Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 3 Aug 1898  Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I200  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2019 

    Father Robert Hoy,   b. Abt 1790, Ahoghill, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1864, Craigs, Craigs Townland, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Mother Jean Smith,   b. Abt 1801, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1878, Craigs Townland, Craigs, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married Abt 1820  Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F38  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ross,   b. 1831, Tullygarley, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1897  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1856  Ballymena, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert Hoy,   b. 22 Dec 1859, South Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. William Hoy,   b. 31 Oct 1863, Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1938, Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. James Hoy,   b. 1866, Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1873, Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
     4. John Hoy,   b. 1870, Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1935, Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F211  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • Name Mary Ross
      Registration district Ballymena
      Record type MARRIAGES
      Registration date - quarter and year 1856
      Film number 101246
      Volume 2
      Page 65
      Digital GS number 4195892
      Image number 00223
      Collection Ireland, Civil Registration Indexes 1845-1958 (pilot.familysearch.org)
      the certificate indicates that the couple was married by Samuel Marcus Dill of First Presbyterian (the town is not indicated on the certificate)
      married at Kilconriola ??

      John Hoy and Mary Ross had four sons in the USA: Robert (born in South Easton, PA), William, James, and John. James Hoy died in Tecumseh, Lenawee 18 August 1873.
      William Hoy moved to Detroit to be near his cousins' family and was father of "Bouge Hoys" according to notes written by his cousin Margaret Hoy Tate, in possession of the author.
      "Bouge" = a typo for River Rouge, Michigan.

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      John Hoy Farmer 30 M 7 Jun 1859 Ireland John Bright
      Mary Hoy Wife 28 F 7 Jun 1859 Ireland John Bright
      (not travelling with any children)

      John & Mary Hoy appear on the 1860 Census of US at South Easton, PA, family #718 Roll M653_1148 pg 1007
      John Hoy laborer age 30 value of estate $25
      Mary Hoy age 28
      Robert Hoy 6/12

      1870 Census of United States: Roll M593_686 pg 572 (Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan)
      John Hoey, 40, farmer, with wife Mary, 38, children Robert, 10 (b. Pennsylvania) William 6 (b. Michigan), James 4 (born MI) John 4/10 b 6 Jan Michigan living with farmer John Ross, 74 & Jane Ross, 73, both born in Ireland. Property/assets value: 2000/200

      Household Record 1880 United States Census
      John HOY Self M Male W 52 IRE Farmer IRE IRE
      Mary HOY Wife M Female W 49 IRE Keeping House IRE IRE
      William HOY Son S Male W 16 MI Clerk In Store IRE IRE
      John HOY Son S Male W 10 MI At School IRE IRE
      Source Information:
      Census Place Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan
      Family History Library Film 1254591
      NA Film Number T9-0591
      Page Number 483B

      A man who might be Robert Hoy appears on 1880 census, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, single, as a broker's office clerk FHL Film 1254612 p 163D

      Naturalization papers for John Hoy: Vol 5, p. 211, Lenawee County, Michigan

      1928 Plat Book Index
      John Hoy Section 28 Tecumseh Township

      (It might be worth noting that a man named John Hoy received a land patent for land located at SW Sec 34 Township 5-S Range 2-E, Lenawee County, Michigan in 1825 while living in Genesee County, New York)

      Death Source Citation
      Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics; Lansing, Michigan; Death Records

      Source Information
      Ancestry.com. Michigan, Death Records, 1867-1952 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
      Certificate no. 1010