War of the Revolution

After a pause of a month or so in this project, I finally found the time to dig into the list of the veterans of the Revolutionary War who are buried in Norwalk, Connecticut. Of the 59 names on that list, several had extensive battle experience in George Washington’s Army. Others served for a monthContinue reading “War of the Revolution”

PRIVATE WILLIAM HOYT

April 12, 1758 (Norwalk, CT) – January 5, 1838 (Greene, NY); 79 years oldMarried to Lydia Crofoot Hoyt (1757-1797). Sons William, James, Gorham and daughters Rachel, Susanna, Lydia, and Mary with Lydia. Married to Anna Jackson Hoyt. Daughters Anna and Ruth with Anna. Captain Jonathan Bell’s Company, 9th Connecticut Regiment; October – December 1776 BuriedContinue reading “PRIVATE WILLIAM HOYT”

PRIVATE NATHAN HOYT

April 29, 1718 (Norwalk, CT) – October 21, 1799 (Norwalk, CT); 81 years oldMarried Elizabeth Lockwood April 9, 1741 in Norwalk, CTChildren: Eunice, Asa, Sara, Ruth, Elizabeth, Betty, Nathan, Mary, Hannah, Samuel, Grace, Job Captain Seth Seymour’s Company, 9th Connecticut Regiment; January – March 1777 Buried in Pine Island Cemetery, Crescent Street, Norwalk, CT. PhotoContinue reading “PRIVATE NATHAN HOYT”

PRIVATE JOHN HOYT JR.

December 3, 1716 (Norwalk, CT) – May 7, 1790 (Norwalk, CT); 73 years oldMarried Sarah Pickett in 1748 in Norwalk, CTChildren: Sarah, Esther, John, Walter, John, Conrad, Jonathan, Deborah, Sally Captain Seth Seymour’s Company, 9th Connecticut Regiment; December 1776 – March 1777 Buried in Pine Island Cemetery, Crescent Street, Norwalk, CT. Photo from findagrave.com END

PRIVATE DANIEL HOYT JR.

June 15, 1710 (Norwalk, CT) – April 3, 1786 (Norwalk, CT); 75 years oldMarried Sarah Benedict on April 28, 1735 in Norwalk, CTChildren: Daniel, Rachel, Nehemiah, Phineas, Elizabeth, Sarah, Thomas, DanielCaptain Jabez Gregory’s Company, 9th Connecticut Regiment; August – September 1777 Buried in Pine Hill Cemetery No photo

LIEUTENANT ASA HOYT

August 23, 1744 (Norwalk, CT) – August 14, 1806 (Norwalk, CT); 61 years oldMarried Ruth Kellogg on October 26, 1766 in Norwalk, CTChildren: Henry, Esther, Asa, Francis, Ruth, James, Lewis, Ann, Eli Asa was a Lt. in Capt. Seymour’s Company of the 9th Connecticut militia, enlisted Aug 12, 1776, discharged Sept 6, 1779, 9th CTContinue reading “LIEUTENANT ASA HOYT”

CORPORAL FRANCIS WALTER HOYT; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

February 28, 1918 (Norwalk, CT) – November 24, 1942; 24 years oldUnmarriedLast local address 13 Couch Street, South NorwalkEnlisted December 2, 1940Service number: 11019905Unit: 27th Bomber Group (Light), 91st Bomber Squadron Born to Charles D. (1892-1961) and Medea I. Harris Hoyt (1896-?). One brother Edison I. (1927-2002). 1930 census has first name as Francis. 1940Continue reading “CORPORAL FRANCIS WALTER HOYT; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE”