Joseph Hoyt's page
Phebe's signature from one of her children's guardianship papers
children of Phebe Benedict and Joseph Hoyt:
i. Asenath b. 29 April 1779, m. Russell Gregory Raymond, d. 14 April 1848
ii. Daniel b. 12 March 1781, died young
iii. Joseph b. 1 March 1783
iv. Enos b. 7 March 1785, m. Mary Stevenson
v. Rhoda b. 21 May 1787, d. 9 December 1862, Darien
vi. Phebe b. 5 May 1789, m. Ezekial Morse, d. 9 December 1863?
vii. Elizabeth b. 17 August 1791, m. Alfred Nash, d. 25 February 1861,
vital records sources: Phebe's baptism appears in the New Canaan Congregational Church records. Her death is in the New Canaan town records. Her marriage appears on an added sheet of marriages on the flyleaf of one of the town record books, having occurred in Wilton when New Canaan was without a pastor. It also appears in the Wilton town (or church?) records. Daughter Rhoda's death notice appears in the NH Palladium of 12/17/62, p. 1003 and the Bridgeport Daily Standard, 12/19/62, p. 680, the latter says "In Darien, on the 9th, Miss Rhoda Hoyt, in the 76th year of her age; formerly of New Canaan."
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