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Henry Martyn Hoyt
Birth: Jun. 8, 1830
Death: Dec. 1, 1892

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, 18th Pennsylvania Governor. Henry was born in Kingston, Luzerne Co., PA; attended Lafayette College in Easton Pa in 1846-48; graduated at Williams in 1849; admitted to the bar at Wlikes-Barre in April 1853. Served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 52nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services". After the war he was elected as the 18th Governor of Pennsylvania, serving from 1879 to 1883. Appointed additional Law Judge of Luzerne Co. 1867; chairman of the Republican State Committee 1876-77.
 (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  Ziba Hoyt (1788 - 1853)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Loveland Hoyt (1833 - 1890)*
 
 Children:
  Henry M Hoyt (1857 - 1910)*
  Maud Buckingham Hoyt (1859 - 1931)*
  George Loveland Hoyt (1861 - 1862)*
  John Sidney Hoyt (1866 - 1866)*
  Helen Strong Hoyt (1871 - 1944)*
 
 Sibling:
  John Dorrance Hoyt (1819 - 1896)*
  Henry Martyn Hoyt (1830 - 1892)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forty Fort Cemetery
Forty Fort
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Lot 331
 
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Record added: Nov 25, 2001
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Henry Martyn Hoyt
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Henry Martyn Hoyt
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
Henry Martyn Hoyt
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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- MegaFluffyJ
 Added: May. 25, 2014
May GOD Bless you as you have blessed us kin all so very well!
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Mar. 5, 2014
remembering your service to Pennsylvnaia and Luzerne County. ..happy belated birthday.
- paul w
 Added: Jun. 24, 2013
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