Silas HOYT

Male Abt 1738 - Aft 1802  (~ 65 years)


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  • Name Silas HOYT  [1
    Born Abt 1738  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism Between 25 Mar 1738 and 1739  [1
    Died Aft 1802  [1
    Notes 
    • "A Genealogy of the Hoyt Families": Silas was blind; signed the deed of 1773 by mark, when he was living in "old Poundridge"; was living after 1802. It is supposed that he lost his sight after arriving at manhood. He was a devout Presbyterian, and after returning from meeting, could repeat much of the sermon, and sing the psalms and hymns employed. he recognized a lady after 30 yrs. had passed, by her voice alone. "Elder Lee" once preached a sermon on Bonapart as fulfilling the prophecy of Daniel, which he objected to printing, when requested to do so, because it was delivered without notes. Silas thought he could repeat it word for word, and undertook to supply any part that might be wanting. It is said that in his old age he lived in Amsterdam, NY with a dau. who m. ? Ambler.
    Person ID I30637  Main Tree
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2012 

    Father Job HOYT,   b. Between 22 Jan 1703 and 1704, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1754, North Castle, Westchester, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth LOCKWOOD,   b. 15 May 1708, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1751  (Age 43 years) 
    Married Abt 1728  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F11354  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S00001] "A Genealogical History of the Hoyt, Haight, and Hight Families", David W. Hoyt, (Name: Name: Providence: Printed for the Author by the Providence Press Co. Boston: Henry Hoyt - 1871;;).

    2. [S03262] RootsWeb: World Connect - Stamford, CT Familes (1641-1935) by Barbara Kaye.

    3. [S00051] "Descendants of Simon Hoyt" at Rootsweb - Stamford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut.