John Hoyt

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
John Hoyt, son of John Hoyt and Mary Lindall, was born at Norwalk, Connecticut, 21 June 1669.1,2 He died at Danbury, Connecticut, between 1745 and 1746.1

John married Hannah Drake, daughter of John Drake and Mary Watson, say 1695.3,1,2,4

John lived and died in Danbury, leaving a will dated 23 Dec 1745 and proved 22 Apr 1746. It mentioned his wife Hannah and nine children.5,6


Hannah Drake b. abt. 1678
  • Jonathan Hoyt7 b. say 1696, d. abt. 1779
  • John Hoyt7 b. say 1698, d. abt. 1766
  • Rebecca Hoyt7 b. say 1700
  • Hannah Hoyt7 b. say 1702
  • Eunice Hoyt7 b. say 1706
  • Deborah Hoyt7 b. say 1708
  • Lt. David Hoyt7 b. abt. 1710, d. abt. 1803
  • Drake Hoyt7 b. 1717, d. Jun 1793
  • Mary Hoyt+7 b. say 1722
This person was last edited on28 Apr 2016


  1. [S52] David W. Hoyt, A Genealogical History of the Hoyt, Haight, and Hight Families with Some Account of the Earliest Hyatt Families, A list of the First Settlers of Salisbury and Amesbury, Mass., etc (Boston, Massachusetts: Providence Press, 1871), 323-324, further cited as Hoyt, Hoyt Family.
  2. [S5] Donald Lines Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield (two vols., New Haven, Connecticut: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1930-1932), 293-299, further cited as Jacobus, Families of Old Fairfield.
  3. [S84] Alice M. Gay, The Descendants of John Drake of Windsor, Connecticut (Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle, 1933), 30, further cited as Gay, John Drake of Windsor.
  4. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 806, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  5. [S5] Jacobus, Families of Old Fairfield, 298.
  6. [S52] Hoyt, Hoyt Family, 323.
  7. [S52] Hoyt, Hoyt Family, 342-343.