Joshua Hoyt

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Joshua Hoyt, son of Simon Hoyt and Susanna (…), was born say 1639.1 He died at Stamford, Connecticut, in 1690.2

Joshua married Mary Bell, daughter of Lieutenant Francis Bell and Rebecca (…), at Stamford about 1664.3,4,5

There are many records in Stamford that pertain to Joshua Hoyt. The name is spelled in various ways, but it appears the records all pertain to the same man:

1661 he was named on a boundary of land for another person.

1662/4/5, 70/3, 80/1/7, he was a witness to a land record.

1666 he acts as administrator of his father's estate, based on the receipts signed by his brothers.

1667 he appeared on the Stamford town list and then received a share.


Mary Bell b. May 1646, d. aft. 1692
  • Mary Hoyt6 b. 22 Dec 1664
  • Rebecca Hoyt6 b. 21 Sep 1667
  • Joshua Hoyt+6 b. 4 Oct 1671, d. 2 Jan 1745
  • Sarah Hoyt6 b. 17 Apr 1674, d. 10 Dec 1715
  • Samuel Hoyt6 b. 3 Jul 1678, d. 10 Aug 1738
  • Hannah Hoyt6 b. 1 Sep 1681
  • Moses Hoyt6 b. 7 Oct 1683, d. 2 Nov 1731
  • Abigail Hoyt6 b. 20 Aug 1685
This person was last edited on3 Oct 2014


  1. [S2281] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I–III, 3 vols. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), 2:1028-32 (Simon Hoyt), further cited as Anderson, GMB.
  2. [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), 302, further cited as Hoyt, Hoyt Family.
  3. [S388] John Valentine Hecker, "Genealogy of the Bell Family," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 28 (July 1897): 153-155, further cited as Hecker, "Bell Family."
  4. [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.
  5. [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).
  6. [S1184] Lucius B. Barbour and Lorraine Cook White (editor), The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records (55 vols., Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1994-2002), 42:106-124, further cited as Barbour and White, Barbour Collection.