Individual Record 3078

Name}   Hoyt, Timothy Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam  8 Mar 1896 Place} Orderville, Kane, Utah
Marr.: Date} Exa25 Jan 1927 Place} Kanab, Kane, Utah     (Link)
Death: Date} Fam 16 Feb 1970 Place} Washington County, Utah
Burial: Date} Aft 16 Feb 1970 Place} Hurricane City Cemetery, Hurricane, Washington, Utah
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 1777=Genealogy
Source 2} 1802=1900 USA cen
Source 3} 1803=1910 USA cen
Source 4} 845 = Military rec
Source 5} 1175=Military rec
Source 6} 1804=1920 USA cen
Source 7} 1725=Marriage rec
Source 8} 1781=1930 USA cen
Source 9} 1782=1940 USA cen
Source 10}1805=Newspaper
Source 11}1735=S.S. record
Source 12}759 = Cemetery
Source 13}1784=Cemetery
Source 14}1792=Cemetery
Parents: } Josiah Miller Hoyt & Ellen Alice Spencer
     Household No.} 739
1st Household No.} 739 = Orderville, Kane, Utah
      Occupation 1} Sheepherder
       Occupation 2} Hack driver
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime} Hinton, Lela
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Timothy Hoyt was born 8 Mar 1896 in Orderville, Kane, Utah.  He was the seventh of eleven children of Josiah Miller Hoyt and Ellen Alice Spencer.  His older siblings were Nellie Louisa, born in 1884, Howard Orson, born in 1886 died 1887, Israel, born in 1888, Frederick Cross, born in 1890, Edith, born in 1892, and Josiah Miller, Jr., born in 1894.

In the 1900 U.S. census, Timothy's family was living in Orderville, Kane, Utah.  His father Josiah M. Hoyt, 37, was a day laborer in a lumber mill.  His mother Ellen A. Hoyt, 34, was a dairy person.  The children were Nellie L., 15, [occupation illegible], Israel, 11, a day laborer; Fredric, 10, a calf tender-dairy; and Edith, Josiah, Timothy, Annie and Ervin. [No ages given for last five.] Timothy's brother Edward Vincent, born in 1902, died in 1902, and his sister Harriet was born in 1904.  His father Josiah died of consumption on 21 Feb 1904, a month before his last child's birth.

In the 1910 U.S. census, Orderville, Timothy's mother Nellie S. Hoyt [Ellen] was now head of the household.  She was a laborer doing odd jobs.  The children at home were Israel, 21, sheepherder; Fredrick, 19, sheepherder; Edith, 17, in school; Josiah M., 15, in school; Timothy, 14, in school; Annie C., 12, in school; Ervin, 10, in school; and Harriet, 6.

In May 1917 when Timothy, 21, registered for the World War draft, he was herding sheep at Hicks Point, Utah for Lea Jolley.  He was described as being tall, of stout build, with blue eyes and dark hair.  He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps at Salt Lake City on 6 Aug 1917.  He was assigned to Mare Island, California; Quantico, Virgina; and then shipped out to France.  He served overseas from 25 Feb 1918 to 21 Apr 1919.  Engagements included "Toulon Sector, Aisne Defensive Chateau Thierry St. Mihiel Sector Meuse Argonne (Champagne) Crossing Mause River." He was wounded 8 Jun 1918 and 1 Nov 1918, and discharged 19 May 1919.

In the 1920 U.S. census, Timothy was back home in Orderville.  His mother Ellen A. Hoyt, a widow, owned the farm, free of mortgage.  She was the assistant postmistress.  The children at home were Timothy, 23, a laborer working out; Annie C., 22, a servant in a boarding house; Ervin, 20, a farm laborer on the home farm; and Harriet, 15, in school.

Timothy Hoyt, 28, and Lela Hinton, 19, were married 25 Jan 1927 in Kanab, Kane, Utah.  Their first daughter Cleyone was born in Nov 1927 in Hurricane, Washington, Utah.  She died of a congenital heart disease a month and one day later.  She is buried in the Hurricane City Cemetery.

In the 1930 U.S. census, Timothy and Lela were living on Third North in Hurricane, Washington, Utah.  Timothy was a sheep stockman working on his own account.  They owned the farm, and had a radio.  Their daughter Alice was 1 year, 3 months.  Their son Timothy Hal was born in Apr 1932 in Hurricane.

In the 1940 U.S. census, Timothy and Lela were living on the same farm as in 1935, in Hurricane.  They owned their farm, valued at $2000.  Timothy was a hack driver in agriculture, working on his own account.  He had completed 8th grade.  Their children were Alice, 11, and T. Hal, 7.  A daughter Ann MaRie was born in Jan 1943 in Hurricane.

Timothy died 16 Feb 1970, at the age of 73.  His last residence was Hurricane, Washington, Utah.  He is buried in the Hurricane City Cemetery, Hurricane, Washington, Utah.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   Timothy Hoyt
Confirm. Date}   Photos} Timothy Hoyt
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} Eighth grade or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service} Marines               for the State of} United States
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 13 Aug 2015
Date Created}    2 Jul  2015
Copyright © 2015 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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