Nov. 18, 1886 Brave Greene County Pennsylvania, USA
Dec. 2, 1965 Waynesburg Greene County Pennsylvania, USA
Married: October 18, 1908 Pine Bank, Greene Co., PA
James was born in Brave where he resided the early part of his life. For over 58 years he lived on a farm near Pine Bank across from the Pine Bank Methodist Church. He was a charter member of the Knights of Pythias of Pine Bank, Waynesburg Eagles and the Waynesburg IOOF. He had been employed by Equitable Gas Co. for 42 years before retirement.
Their oldest child, James Franklin Hoy Jr. died in 1973 and is buried in Ohio. Their youngest Sara (Hoy) Parker is still alive as of Oct of 2014