Col. Joseph HOYT

Male 1725 - 1820  (94 years)


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  • Name Joseph HOYT  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Title Col. 
    Born 02 Aug 1725  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Jun 1820  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Notes 
    • Joseph served in Franch and Indian war; was 1st Lieut. in 4th reg., 1755, to go against Crown Point. He was called Capt. in 1764; was Capt. in 7th Ct. Reg., 1775, and afterwards Col. during Rev. War. He was esteemed a brave soldier and an able officer. A tradition still current says that as he was marching his men along just at eve., he saw a fine flock of turkeys on a tree, and pointing to them, he said, "Boys, if you touch one of those OWLS, I'll have every one of you flogged." About midnight the Col. was invited out of his quarters to partake of a supper of "Owles."
    Person ID I30419  Main Tree
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 

    Father Jonathan HOYT,   b. 11 Jun 1683, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1768, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Millicent PENNOYER,   b. 13 Apr 1691, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1768, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 01 Apr 1710  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7
    Pastor Samuel Hoit, J.P. Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F06046  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jane KING,   b. Between 18 Mar 1729 and 1730, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1809, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 06 Apr 1749  Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Pastor Jonathan Hoit, J.P. Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Mary HOYT,   b. 27 Jul 1764, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1803  (Age > 40 years)  [Natural]
     2. Jane HOYT,   b. 14 Jun 1755, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Aug 1845, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  [Natural]
     3. Clara HOYT,   b. Between 27 and 28 Jan 1766,   d. Bef 1803  (Age ~ 177 years)
     4. Theodosia HOYT,   b. 04 Mar 1771, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1803  (Age < 31 years)  [Natural]
     5. Warren HOYT,   b. 29 Nov 1761, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1841, New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [Natural]
     6. William HOYT,   b. 14 Sep 1752, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1803  (Age > 52 years)  [Natural]
     7. King HOYT,   d. young Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     8. Hannah HOYT,   b. 28 Jan 1768, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jun 1787  (Age 19 years)
     9. Pruella HOYT,   b. 1757, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1801, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)  [Natural]
     10. Joseph HOYT,   b. 12 Oct 1750, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1803  (Age > 54 years)  [Birth]
     11. Jane HOYT,   c. 26 Jul 1754,   d. young Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Family ID F09015  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna NICHOLS,   b. Abt 1731,   d. Between Jan and Feb 1817, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Aft 1808  [4
    Family ID F23035  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S02964] Registration of Births, Marriages and Deaths of Stamford Families at CTGenWeb.

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

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

    4. [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;;).

    5. [S03428] The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Stamford.

    6. [S01785] Ancestry.com: History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald Lines Jacobus, (Name: Name: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.;;).

    7. [S1673] Connecticut Ancestry 2020 November Vol. 63 No. 2.