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 Walter John Hoxie

Walter John Hoxie

Birth
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Death 30 Jul 1934 (aged 86)
Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
Burial Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
Plot s/w daughter Mary Russell Day
Memorial ID 25661625 · View Source
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Walter John Hoxie was b. 26 Feb 1848 in Rochester, NY.

Married: 4 Dec 1871 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts at 23y of age (b. @1848 in Rochester, Monroe, NY to John A. and Elizabeth Hoxie). Spouse: Harriet Cora Moseley, 19y b. @ 1852 in Newburgh, Penobscot, Maine to Charles C. and Lucy A. Moseley.

He taught at many schools around the country. While teaching in Mass., he married Harriet Mosely in 1871. They had 3 daughters.

"In 1879 he moved to the south and bought a plantation at Land's End on St. Helena Island in S.C. While there he took every opportunity to study birds. A talented writer, he contributed approx. five hundred lengthy articles to magazines and newspapers, such as the Savannah Morning News.....".(From North American Bird Phenology Program).

He was also the author of the first Girl Scout Handbook and a friend of Juliette Low.

1880 U S Census: Walter Hoxie, 32y, b. @ 1848 NY (Father b. NY, Mother "b. Cuba" ?) is married and living in Saint Helena Island, Beaufort, SC. Occ: Merchant.

1900 U S Census: Harriet Hoxie, 48y b. Feb 1852 Massachusetts is married and the mother of 3 children, all living. Residing with her in Newburyport city Ward 4, Essex, Massachusetts are daughters: Lucy Hoxie, 24y b.Jan 1876 and Mary R. Hoxie, 22y b. Apr 1878 Georgia.

Florida Deaths: Walter John Hoxie b. 26 Feb 1848 in Rochester, NY died 30 Jul 1934 in St. Petersburg, Pinellas, FL at 86y 5m 4d. Marital Status: Widowed. Spouse: Harriet C. Hoxie. His parents: John A. Hoxie b. NY, NY and Elizabeth Carson b. Boston Mass. His occupation: Instructor Astronomy. Address: 5359 6th Ave. No. Burial 1 Aug 1934 at Sunnyside Cemetery, St. Petersburg, FL.


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  • Maintained by: Coxie
  • Originally Created by: LMV
  • Added: 31 Mar 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25661625
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter John Hoxie (26 Feb 1848–30 Jul 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25661625, citing Sunnyside Cemetery, Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Coxie (contributor 47688382) .