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Capt Andrew Loy
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Birth: Apr. 9, 1816
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 31, 1898
Perry County
Pennsylvania, USA

Captain Andrew Loy, who was commissioned a captain of the Pennsylvania militia by Governor Wolfe in 1835, died at his residence in Madison township at one o'clock Monday afternoon.

He was born in Tyrone township, April 9, 1816 before the county was separated from Cumberland county, (1820) and was a son of Nicholas Loy, a member of one of the oldest families of that part of Perry county. He was for many years one of the most prominent citizens of his neighborhood, and one of its successful farmers.

He was married in 1835 to Maria Wormley, of Toboyne township. She dying in 1858, Mr. Loy married in 1861, Ann Eliza Linn, who still surivies. From these marriages thirteen children were born.

From the first wife there survive John Loy, of Chicago; Mrs. Ann West, of Kansas; Samuel Loy, of Spring township; Mrs. Margaret D. Bixler, of Blain; George W. Loy, of Loysville.

The surviving children of the second marriage are: Linn L. Loy, of Minnesota; William Loy of Carlisle; Mrs. Mary Wilson, of Landisburg, and Edwin R. Loy, at homestead. The funeral was held at 10 o'clock this morning: interment in Centre.

--The Newport News,
Thursday, November 3, 1898
(From The Perry Historians, Lenig Library)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Nicholas Loy (1770 - 1848)
  Catharine Kuhn Loy (1771 - 1844)
 
 Spouses:
  Maria Catharine Wormley Loy (1815 - 1858)*
  Anna Eliza Linn Loy (1831 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  John Nicholas Loy (1836 - 1915)*
  Edward Loy (1838 - 1840)*
  Mary Eleanor Loy (1840 - 1842)*
  Catharine Ann Loy (1842 - 1861)*
  Matilda Jane Loy (1845 - 1848)*
  Anna E Loy Lesh (1846 - 1912)*
  Samuel J Loy (1848 - 1921)*
  Margaret M Loy Bixler (1851 - 1922)*
  George W. Loy (1855 - 1924)*
  William Getty Loy (1863 - 1943)*
  James Ramsey Loy (1865 - 1944)*
  Mary McCord Loy Wilson (1867 - 1953)*
  Edwin Russel Loy (1870 - 1929)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth Loy Titzel (1797 - 1838)**
  Samuel Loy (1802 - 1889)**
  Jacob Loy (1804 - 1890)**
  William Loy (1811 - 1858)**
  George Michael Loy (1812 - 1900)*
  Andrew Loy (1816 - 1898)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:

OUR FATHER,
ANDREW LOY,
BORN APR. 9, 1816 - DIED OCT. 31, 1898.
AT REST.
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Burial:
Centre Presbyterian Churchyard
Bixler
Perry County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Allen Monasmith
Originally Created by: Bill Corl
Record added: Aug 16, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29065684
Capt Andrew Loy
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Capt Andrew Loy
Added by: Allen Monasmith
 
Capt Andrew Loy
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My 1st-Cousin, 5 generations removed.
- Allen Monasmith
 Added: Jun. 24, 2013

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 Added: Aug. 16, 2008
 
 
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