Records of James Hoy and Margaret Phelan from St John's Church Newark NJ

The church was founded in 1826 and was the first Catholic church in New Jersey. Marriage records and Baptismal records are from 1832 onwards. These were both transcribed in 1885 and it is the copies that we have.

Baptism of Mary Anne Gartland

February 11, 1834. Baptism of Mary Anne Gartland, the daughter of Thomas Gartland and Catherine O’Brien. James Hoye was the sponsor.

Thomas Garland was James’ witness at his wedding as seen below. James’ brother Thomas had a man named Thomas Gartland as his godfather in Darver Parish, county Louth, Ireland.

Marraige of James Hoy and Margaret Phelan

Marriage of James Hoy and Margaret Phelan – April 30, 1834. Thomas Garland was the witness

Baptism of Margaret Hoy

Baptism of Margaret Hoy – October 18, 1835. She was born on Oct 5, 1835. Rosanna Brennan is her godmother. Margaret later married Rosanna’s son Patrick.

Baptism of Sarah Jane Hoy

Baptism of Sarah Jane Hoy – November 7, 1841. She was born on July 6, 1841.