MOSES K. HOYT

MOSES K. HOYT, Bloomingdale, was born in Plattsburg, N. Y., April 12, 1817 fifth son and sixth child of Moses and Sallie (Piper) Hoyt, natives of Nee Hampshire. Moses Hoyt was a lumberman, and shipped lumber to Quebec. He came with his family to this county in the fall of 1837, located on 160 acres of land, where he resided until his death, which occurred in 1860. He was a Whig. His wife died several years previous. They had seven children—George W., who settled at Dundee; Hiram and Charles H., who located in Addison township; Sallie, who married Thomas H. Thomson, of Dundee; Louis L., who resided in Plattsburg, N. .Y.; Moses K.; and Fannie M., wife of Alfred Rich, of Dakota. All are deceased save Moses K. and Fannie M. Our subject has followed farming since he came to this county. His farm consists of 200 acres of land. In the fall of 1843, he married Sarah Butler, born in Erie County, N. Y., daughter of John and Pattie (Wilson) Butler. Mrs.   Hoyt died in 1856. The children by this marriage were Martha, wife of Jerome Lester, of Cook county, Ill; Ellen, wife of George Wilson, died in Iowa leaving one son, Charles; and Walter, died aged seventeen. Mr. Hoyt married, June 29 1857, Nancy Hopkins, a native of Windham, Vt., born in 1820, daughter of David and Hannah (Cobb) Hopkins, natives of New Hampshire, who moved to New York State when Mrs. Hoyt was seven years of age. By this union they have been blessed with three children- Llewellyn, married and settled in Franklin County, Iowa: C. G and Moses K.; one deceased. Mr. Hoyt is a republican.

History of DuPage County, Illinois by Rufus Blanchard. It was published in Chicago by O.L. Baskin & Co.,  Historical Publishers in 1882.