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 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, JobCaptain Seth Seymour’s Company, 9th Connecticut Regiment; January – March 1777 Buried in Pine Island Cemetery

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, SallyCaptain Seth Seymour’s Company, 9th Connecticut Regiment; December 1776 – March 1777 Buried in Pine Island Cemetery

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; 23 or 24 years old; unmarriedLast local address 13 Couch Street, South NorwalkEnlisted December 2, 1940Service number: 1101990527TH BOMBER GROUP (LIGHT); 91ST BOMBER SQUADRON He became a POW of the Japanese Army in the “Fall of The Philippines” in May, 1942. Francis died of amebic dysenteryContinue reading “CORPORAL FRANCIS WALTER HOYT; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE”