The Hoy Family
Some of the information about this generation of our family was obtained from the family bible.

John Michael Hoy (son of Thomas Hoy and Elizabeth Lynch) was born 02 June 1876 in Easton, PA, and died during the 1920's in Philadelphia, PA.

He married Elizabeth F. from Virginia before 1910.

1880 census: Residence - South Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania.
1890 census: Residence - 1002 Berwick St South Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania.
1900 census: Residence - Jersey City, New Jersey. Iron Moulder.
1910 census: Residence - S. Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania. Worked as a Superintendant. Married to Elizabeth.
1920 census: Residence - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Worked as a Blacksmith.
1930 census: Residence - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His widow Elizabeth, lived with their daughter Catherine and her husband Reese Brann of Kansas.

The only child of John and Elizabeth was a daughter Catherine who was born in 1906 and died in Salinas Kansas.

James R Hoy (son of Thomas Hoy and Elizabeth Lynch) was born 24 Jan 1878 in Easton, PA.

He married Stina who was born in 1883.

1880 census: Residence - South Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania.
1890 census: Residence - 1002 Berwick St South Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania.
1900 census: Residence - Jersey City, New Jersey. Brakeman on RR.
1910 census: Residence - Palmer Twp, Northampton, Pennsylvania. Worked as a conductor.
1920 census: Residence - Wilson Borough, Northampton, Pennsylvania. Police Chief.


Children of James and Stina are:

  1. Michael , b. 1905, Easton, PA.
  2. James W, b. 1905, Easton, PA.
  3. Mary H , b. 1907, Easton, PA.
  4. Robert , b. 1909, Easton, PA.
  5. Raymond G, b. 1917, Easton, Pennsylvania.
 

Thomas Joseph Hoy (son of Thomas Hoy and Elizabeth Lynch) was born 20 Feb 1880 in Easton, PA and died in 1950 in Easton.

He married Sarah Katherine McGinley of Easton in 1905.

Thomas joined the Easton Police Department on March 24, 1914 and retired from it in 1950. At tht time, he held the number 1 badge on the force.

1880 census: Residence - South Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania.
1890 census: Residence - 1002 Berwick St South Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania.
1900 census: Residence - Jersey City, New Jersey. Brakeman on RR.
1910 census: Residence - Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania. Worked as a knitter.
1920 census: Residence - Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania. Worked as a policeman.
1930 census: Residence - Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania. Worked as a policeman.


Children of Thomas and Sarah are:

  1. Elizabeth M, b. 20 May 1904, New York d. 16 Nov 1976, Easton, PA.
  2. Bernard F, b. 30 Aug 1905, Easton, PA, d. Sep 1970, Easton, PA.
  3. Mary V, b. 1910, Easton, PA, d. New Jersey.
  4. Charles, b. 1913, Easton, PA.
  5. Francis C, b. 27 May 1914, Easton, PA, d. 23 Feb 1994, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
  6. Gerald V, b. 11 Aug 1916, Easton, PA, d. 13 Jun 1980, Easton, PA.
  7. Madelyn , b. 1920, Easton, PA, d. 1937, Easton, PA.


Edward A Hoy (son of Thomas Hoy and Elizabeth Lynch) was born 27 Aug 1882 in Easton, PA and died in 23 Oct 1902 in Easton.

He was killed in an accident on the Jersey Central Railroad in Bound Brook, New Jersey a week before he was to be married.

1890 census: Residence - 1002 Berwick St South Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania.
1900 census: Residence - Jersey City, New Jersey. Brakeman on RR.

 
Philip Frances Hoy (son of Thomas Hoy and Elizabeth Lynch) was born 23 May 1886 in Easton, PA and died in Jan 1963 in Easton.

He married Margaret C before 1930.

1890 census: Residence - 1002 Berwick St South Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania.
1900 census: Residence - Jersey City, New Jersey.
1910 census: Residence - Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania. Worked as a salesman.
1930 census: Residence - Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania. Worked as a salesman. Married to Margaret.
 
Mary Catherine Hoy (daughter of Thomas Hoy and Elizabeth Lynch) was born 20 Aug 1886 in Easton, PA and died in 07 Feb 1889 in Easton.

Mary Catherine died as an infant.

Eleanor Hoy (daughter of Thomas Hoy and Elizabeth Lynch) was born 20 Nov 1888 in Easton, PA and died in 25 Jul 1974 in Easton.

She married Charles Glantz of Easton on 19 Jan 1918.

1890 census: Residence - 1002 Berwick St South Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania.
1900 census: Residence - Jersey City, New Jersey.
1910 census: Residence - Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania. Worked as a saleslady.
1930 census: Residence - Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania. Married to Charles. Her mother Lizzie was living with her.


Children of Eleanor and Charles are:

  1. Mary Elizabeth, b. 15 May 1919, Easton, PA.
  2. Frances Teresa, b. 15 Nov 1920, Easton, PA, d. 20 Apr 1929, Easton, PA.
  3. Charles P, b. 18 Jul 1922, Easton, PA, d. 28 Sep 1949.


Francis Clement Hoy (son of Thomas Hoy and Elizabeth Lynch) was born 23 Jan 1891 in Easton, PA and died in Virginia.

He married Francis E McHugh of Ohio about 1932.

1890 census: Residence - 1002 Berwick St South Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania.
1900 census: Residence - Jersey City, New Jersey.
1910 census: Residence - Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania. Worked as a printer.

Children of Frank and Francis are:

  1. Frank P.
  2. Thomas Larkin.
  3. Robert.
Michael A Hoy (son of Thomas Hoy and Elizabeth Lynch) was born 05 Jan 1893 in Easton, PA and died in New Jersey.

He married Grace befor 1930.

1900 census: Residence - Jersey City, New Jersey.
1910 census: Residence - Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania. Worked as a trolleyman.
1930 census: Residence - Ewing Twp, New Jersey. Married to Grace.

The only child of Michael and Grace was a son Edward who was born in 1924.

Joseph E Hoy (son of Thomas Hoy and Elizabeth Lynch) was born 16 Mar 1899 in Easton, PA.

He married Marian F before 1920.

1900 census: Residence - Jersey City, New Jersey.
1910 census: Residence - Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania. Worked as a printer.
1920 census: Residence - Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania. Worked as a chauffer. Married to Marian. His mother Lizzie was living with him.

The only child of Joseph and Marian was a son Robert who was born in 1919.

 

All of the photographs and information about the three generations of the Hoy family on these pages has been gathered by Bob Hoy of Arlington, VA. The information for the book "Story of the Hoy Family" was compiled by Bob Hoy and the artwork was done by Lou Smull. Bob is the son of Frank Hoy from the second generation born in this country and Lou is the grandson of Frank's brother Tom.