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Henry "Harry" Hoy
Birth: Aug., 1855
Hoy's Gap
Centre County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 1906
Routt County
Colorado, USA

6th of 6 children of HENRY HOY, Jr. & MARY ANN SMITH

Born: Hoy's Gap in Marion Township

Died: at age 51 in Brown's Park, Routt Co,, Colorado; stomach troubles and a month long fast hastened his decline

Occupation: Miner, rancher

Never married, no children


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Apr 19, 1906, Craig Courier, Craig, Moffat Co., Colorado:
Death of Henry Hoy.
A letter from J.S. Hoy of Brown's park, received too late for the last issue of the Courier, announces the sad death of Harry Hoy, brother of J.S. Harry Hoy was quite well known thruout the length of Routt county as he has taken an active interest in republican politics for a number of years. He with his brother were among the earliest settlers in Routt county, survived the reign of lawlessness in Browns park some years ago when their brother V.S. Hoy was killed while acting as deputy sheriff, and have always taken an active participation in the affairs of the eastern end of the country. Some four or five years ago Henry Hoy returned from Alaska where he had been prospecting and owing to the severe hardships of that region was stricken with paralysis. Partially recovering from this he fell a victim to stomach troubles which finally caused his death, succumbing after 35 days of fasting. His occurred the night of April 4, 1906, and he is buried in the park on the 6th, near the scene of the greater part of his life's labors, beloved by his many neighbors who regret his departure from their midst.
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A Brown's Park pioneer, Henry Hoy was the prosecuting witness who brought arson charge against Angus McDougal, Isom Dart, and Jack Fitch, while Adea Hoy charged McDougal and Dart with altering brands on three of his horses. Among witnesses subpoenaed for the defense were Elizabeth Bassett, Sam Bassett, Jr., and Thomas Davenport. Angus McDougal was convicted on both counts and was sentenced on October 8, 1890 to serve five years in the Colorado State Penitentiary. Isom Dart escaped from the Hahn's Peak jail and was never brought to trial, and the indictment against Fitch was quashed.
Note: Contributed by Tom Todd
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry Hoy (1813 - 1855)
  Mary Ann Smith Hoy (1822 - 1862)
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin Franklin Hoy (1845 - 1883)*
  James Smith Hoy (1846 - 1925)*
  Valentine Shade Hoy (1848 - 1898)*
  Emily S Hoy Chamberlin (1850 - 1940)*
  Adea Adam Hoy (1852 - 1926)*
  Henry Hoy (1855 - 1906)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Headstone reads:
_________________
PIONEER 1880
HARRY HOY
Born, Center Co. Pa.
Aug. 1855
Died Apr. 1906
__________________


 
Note: Buried Apr 6, 1906, headstone & grave in Brown's Park, Routt Co., Colorado
 
Burial:
Lodore Cemetery
Greystone
Moffat County
Colorado, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Tom Todd
Record added: Jul 13, 2007
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Henry Harry Hoy
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Henry Harry Hoy
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