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4 494c HISTORY OF BARNET, VERMONT. GENEALOGY HIGGINS. 494d SUSAN (LANGMAID) HEATH, dau. Samuel and Mary Langmaid; b. Farmington, NH ab. Sept. 6, 1777; m. Heath; d. Barnet Jan. 9, 1877 AE 99y 4m 3d; if bur. in Barnet, no stone here now. WILLIAM HEATH, b. Feb. 20, 1872; d. Nov. 23, 1935; bur. Pleasant View. JENNIE HEATH, dau John and Jennie (Warboy) Heath; b. Charleston, Vt. ab. 1879; m. St. Johnsbury (rec'd Barnet) Jan. 29, 1898 Fred Daniell (b. Lyman, N. H. ab. 1873) son of Thomas H. and Eliza (Tonkin) Daniell. GEORGE C. HEATH, b. 1881; d. 1965; m. Mildred J. Davis (b. 1884; d. 1976); both bur. Passumpsic. Ch.: Angeline, b. 1911; d. 1995; m. H. Stanley Dawson (b. 1907; d. 1942); both bur. with her parents. DELLA MAUD HEATH, dau. Albert and Jennie (Page) Heath {of Derby and Sutton}; b. Lyndon, Vt. ab. 1896; m. Lyndon Ctr. (rec'd Barnet) June 16, 1930 Dean Abbott Goss (b. Cabot March 19, 1901) son of Charles W. and Arlie B. (Abbott) Goss, q. v. (p. 467, RTH p.277). LYMAN J. HEATH, son of Arthur and Matilda (Danforth) Heath {of Bradford and Bath}; b. Dec. 27, 1909; res. East Barnet; d. Jan. 4, PEARLY D. HEATH, res. Passumpsic HENRY, OR HENDRY. THOMAS 1 HENDRY and wife came from Scotland in 1801 in the "Phoenix." With them came the Wallace and Fulton families of Newbury, the Robens, Andrew Buchanan and others of Ryegate, the McNabs of Barnet and others. He lived first in Newbury, then in Barnet. He was a moulder by trade, and worked in Brandon several years, and some of his children settled there. He was noted for his skill in the management of bees. His wife d. and he m. 2nd Sept. 19, 1811 Mary dau. Samuel Lindsay of Newbury and lived on the Wright farm in Ryegate between 1839 and Rem. to Connecticut and d at Forestdale. There were several children Mr. Mason does not give the names of all: I. One dau., Mary, m. Benjamin Wright Johnson (b. Feb. 13, 1808), q. v. RTH (p. 397). II. One son served in the Union Army in the Civil War in the 1st Vt. Regement and later, as captain the the 7th. III. One dau., Eliza, m. ab George Barker of Newbury (d. Proctor, Vt. 1881). IV. Nancy m. Jan. 1, 1833 Sidney Kelly of Barnet; she d. Brandon, Vt. Oct. 21, 1851, q. v. (p. 513). V. Jean W., a dau. by 2nd m., m. John C. Barker, who came from Scotland and was reared in the family of Col. A. B. W. Tenney of Newbury. He became prominent at Hartford, Conn. where he d. July 21, 1907, leaving 2 sons and a dau., including Dr. J. Tenny (Barker), who is (ca. 1920) a dentist at New Haven, Conn., q. v. RTH (p. 387). GEORGE W. HENDRY, b. Peacham ab. 1834; farmer son of Robert and Agnes ( ) Hendry/Hendee/Henry; m. March 27, 1862 Jennette/Jane W. 3 Hight (b. ab. Jan. 1840; d. Oct. 20, 1869) dau. Reuben B. 2 and Jennett A. 3 (Stuart) Hight, q. v. (p. 495, POP pp ). Both buried Stuart Cem., West Barnet. Jennie, b. July 19, GEORGE H. HENRY of Barnet, b. ab m. March 3, 1905 Olive Morrill (b. Elmore May 29, 1878; d. Jan. 16, 1842). He d. Apr. 17, 1944; both bur. PV with 2 of their several children, q. v. (p. 563). HIGGINS. WILLIAM HENRY HIGGINS, 1 b. Brandon, Vt. Nov. 8, 1850, son of Richard and Jane Higgins, whose 10 children lived to maturity, and only one is (ca. 1920) dead. Came to Barnet In California one year. Farmer; road commissioner 9 years. He m. Feb. 18, 1879 Martha E. Magoon (b. Haverhill, N. H. Aug. 19, 1857; d. Dec. 22, 1923) dau. Samuel and Anna Magoon. She had sisters, Isabel, who d, in California in 1888; Anna F., who d. in California Aug. 25, 1901; and brothers, Orrin, who d. in California 1890; and Samuel J., who d. in Topsham Jan. 2, William H. d. Nov. 14, Both bur. Center Cem., Lot ES-23. I. Rosabell, 2 b. Aug. 20, 1881; m. Boston, Mass. Nov. 2, 1905 Sheldon S. Smith. No children. II. Samuel Richard, 2 b. March 22, 1883; m. Barnet Nov. 12, 1913 Winnie Pearl Mayo (b. ab. Oct. 28, 1894; d. Apr. 16, 1959; bur. McIndoes per bp, but no stone there now). Div. He m. 2nd Lena M. Wheeler (b. ab. 1894; d. Aug. 21, 1975). He d. Nov. 21, 1935; bur. Center Cem. with 2nd wife and parents. 1. Della May, 3 b. Barnet March 15, Richard William, 3 b. Barnet Apr. 18, III. Stella May, 2 b. Barnet Nov. 8, 1884; m. Apr. 3, 1907 John W. Manning son of John W. and Emeline (Blair) Manning. Avon C. (Manning), b. Nov. 1, IV. Anna May, 2 b. Barnet June 13, 1890; m. Dec. 22, 1909 Orson Ray Mathews. 1. Shirley Anna (Mathews), 3 b. Barnet Aug. 31; d. Dec. 17, Locke Raymond (Mathews), 3 b. Barnet Nov. 11, Marjorie Ellen (Mathews), 3 b. Barnet Jan. 1, GENEALOGY HOYT, OR HIGHT. 495 HOYT, OR HIGHT. SERGEANT JOHN HOYT was the immigrant ancestor of great numbers of the Hoyt and Hight families of New England and elsewhere. He was living at Salisbury, Mass. in 1639, and may have been there some years. Was prominent in his time in both town and church, and the militia. He was also state senator. He d. in The name is spelled Hoyt, Holt, Hight, and Height. His descendants near Dover, N. H., spell the name Hight, as do many of the Maine families. The following incomplete record will show the ancestry of several families. John Hoyt had four sons, of whom John and William are understood to have settled at Newington, N. H., from one of whom John 1 Hight who settled in Barnet, is probably descended. DENNIS HOYT was taxed at Barnet in 1794 for 1 poll, 95 wild acres, and 6 improved acres; he then disappears from the Town Records. JOHN HOYT/HIGHT FAMILY.* JOHN 1 HIGHT, m. Alice Nutter, dau. of Christopher and Mary (Leighton) Nutter. They came to Barnet on an ox sled ab. 1795, when their son Reuben was 3 months old [2 yrs old per Childs]. John 1 first appears on the Barnet Grand List in 1796 taxed for 1 poll, 20 acres, exempt from state tax as parent equiped & mustering for military duty. (1) I. John N., 2 b. Sept. 1792; m. Laura Livingston. II. Margaret, 2 b. Sept. 26, 1801; d. Ryegate March 8, 1876; m. Feb. 19, 1823 John Harvey (John, William) of Topsham (b. Ryegate Jan. 10, 1798; d. South Ryegate March 14, 1866). They lived in Topsham, near the Powder Spring, later rem. to South Ryegate, q. v. RTH:History of Ryegate (p. 380).

5 495a HISTORY OF BARNET, VERMONT. GENEALOGY HOYT, OR HIGHT. 495b III. Lydia, 2 m. 1st John Willey; 2nd Samuel Hanscom. IV. Elizabeth, 2 m. Stephen Willey. V. Mary, 2 un-m. in (2) VI. Reuben, 2 b. ab. March 1795; d. Oct. 26, 1882; m. Jennett A. 3 Stuart. VII. Jennett Harvey, 2 b. Aug. 8, 1808; d. Apr. 18, 1869; m. Peacham May 11, 1831 Bradbury Richardson 2 Wallace (b. Aug. 27, 1808; d. Oct. 18, 1896). Both bur. Pleasant View with his parents, q. v. (p. 653 & POPp.153). VIII. Phebe Ann, 2 b. Barnet Sept. 12, 1812; d. March 18, 1891; m. Jan Duncan Harvey (b. June 1805; d. Nov. 7, 1871); both bur. Center Cem., q. v. (p. 481). IX. Samuel, 2 d. un-m. X. Lois R., 2 m. Peacham Sept. 24, 1872 Jonathan Lund of Groton. (1) JOHN N. 2 HIGHT (John 1 ), b. Sept. 1792; m. Laura, dau. Mathew and Laura (Wheaton) Livingston (b. Peacham Aug. 1799; d. Albany, Vt. March 24, 1855). They rem. to Albany, Vt. in He d. in Iowa, in Nov Children, all but the two eldest b. in Albany, Vt.: I. Emily A., 3 b. Barnet Aug. 5, 1821; m. Oct. 26, 1843, Wm. H. H. Johnston (b. Queenstown, Ont., Apr. 17, 1819; captain of a company of Iowa Volunteers in the Civil War; d. Columbus, Iowa May 25, 1897). She d. at the same place Feb. 9, Laura A. 4 (Johnston), b. Wheelock, Vt. Aug. 1, 1845; m. Mr. Merrill of Iowa; d. San Jose, Calif. Feb 20, Clara Alice 4 (Johnston), b. Albany, Vt. May 2, 1848; d. Iowa Orio A. 4 (Johnston), b. Albany, Vt. July 21, 1857; d. Columbus, Iowa, leaving two sons and a daughter. II. Dennis, 3 b. Barnet Jan He and his wife were murdered by Indians at Vancouver. III. Mary Jane, 3 b. March 1826; d. un-m. at Albany, Vt. Feb. 11, IV. Alice, 3 b. 1828; m. John Merrill; d. in Iowa March 29, V. Lydia, 3 b. Sept. 1830; d. un-m. in Iowa. VI. John, 3 d. in Iowa, leaving two sons. VII. James, 3 served in the Civil War; d. un-m. Oct. 1, VIII. William H. H., 3 b. 1836; d. Winchester, Mass. Four Children. IX. Bradbury Wallace, 3 b Captain in the Civil War; m. Lilly Snow; d. Council Bluffs, Iowa Feb X. Amoret A. A., 3 b. 1842; m. Wolcott; d. in Iowa. (2) REUBEN B. 2 HIGHT (John 1 ), b. Newington, N. H. ab. March 1795; came to Barnet with parents at age 3 months (1923ed) (at age 2 yrs per Child' s Gazetteer); farmer; m. Jennett A. 3 Stuart (b. March 30, 1807, by family record {by town record, March 29, 1802}{per gs, ab. April 1802}{per POP, b. Peacham Sept. 26, 1804}; d. Barnet Oct. 27, 1862) dau. Alexander 2 Stuart, q. v. (p. 641; POP p. 153). He d. Oct. 26, Both buried Stuart Cem., West Barnet. I. Sarah Alice, 3 b. ab Jan. 1832; m. Danville Jan. 18, 1852 James Prescott {Belar} Palmer, farmer of Peacham (b. there ab.jan. 28, 1829; d. South Peacham of spinal meningitis Feb. 4, 1859) son of Nathan and Lucy Palmer. She d. Aug. 3, 1880; buried Stuart Cem., West Barnet with son, Ben. 1. Benjamin T. (Palmer), 4 b. ab. Nov. 24, 1854; d. Dec. 23, 1854 AE. 4 weeks. Buried Stuart Cem., West Barnet. 2. William P. (Palmer), 4 b. July 14, 1859 who d., leaving four sons, at Cedar Rapids, Ia. II. William S., 3 b. ab. Jan. 1834; d. while a young man at Barnet July 20, Buried Stuart Cem., West Barnet. III. John S., 3 b. Peacham ab. March 1834; farmer; m. Oct. 7, 1853 Mary Helen (Feb. 26, 1844; d. 1925) dau. Peter and Margaret (Gilchrist) Kennedy, q. v. (p. 516). John S. Hight enlisted in the Union Army in 1863, in Co. F, 15th Vt. Vols., serving seven months; 2nd, in Co. K, 3rd Vt., serving till the end of the war as corporal; receiving thereby such injury to his health as to render him an invalid many years, unable to walk his last few years. He d. at McIndoes Nov. 16, Both buried Stuart Cem., West Barnet. Children; all living (1923) at West Topsham, Vt.: 1. George H., 4 m. 1st Aug. 30, 1892 Anna J. Eastman; m. 2nd April 29, 1902 Carma E. Bagley; rem. Topsham. 2. Chester Harvey, 4 b. Peacham Dec. 28, 1872; m. Oct. 2, 1895 Mary A. Bagley; rem. Topsham; 2 ch. 3. Charles/Chester P. 4, b. Peacham Oct. 17, 1875; res. Topsham Luther; 4 res. Topsham IV. Jennette/Jane W. 3, b. ab. Jan. 1840; m. March 27, 1862 George W. Hendry (b. Peacham ab. 1834), farmer, son of Robert and Agnes ( ) Hendry/Hendee/Henry, q. v. (POP pp ). She d. Oct. 20, 1869; buried Stuart Cem., West Barnet. 1. Jennie 4 (Hendry), b. Peacham July 19, 1863, q. v. (POP p. 151). 2. Clarance 4 (Hendee). 3. Agnes J. 4 (Hendy/Hendry), b Sept. 21, 1869; d. Oct. 28, 1869; buried with her mother. V. Susan Lydia, 3 b. Peacham Dec. 30, 1843; d. there May 10, 1922; m. 1st John C. Harvey (b. Nov. 2, 1839; d. Groton Dec. 28, 1909) buried Stuart Cem., West Barnet with Lydia. 1. son, Ciletty R. 4 (Harvey), b. ab. March 18, 1867; d. Apr. 3, 1871; buried with parents. 2. Phebe 4 (Harvey), who m. E. D. Ricker of Groton; and have one son, Carrol 5 (Ricker). 3.& 4. Two infant sons 4 (Harvey), b. & d. 1885; buried with parents. Lydia 3 m. 2nd Feb. 21, 1912 widower Samuel Milton Farrow (b. Aug. 29, 1841; d. Oct. 30, 1930) son of Theodore Gray and Eliza (Fife) Farrow, they lived in Peacham; two children, q. v. (POP p.115). ASA HOYT FAMILY. (came to Barnet from Craftsbury) ASA HOYT, son of James and Sally (Norris) Hoyt, b. Craftsbury Sept. 28, 1820; d. Peacham Feb. 4, 1892 of TB AE. 72y 8m; bur. Peacham Village Cem. cooper; m. 2nd Peacham Nov. 11, 1879 Zerina A./Annette Zavina Foster (b. Haverhill, N. H. ab. 1852/May 1, 1849; d. Walden Dec. 12, 1917) dau. Amos and Hannah (Morse) Foster of Haverhill, sister of Mrs. Hubbard Hastings Hoyt, q. v. (below); Zerina m. 2nd Rev. John Thurston (b. ab. Aug. 1843; d. March 21, 1910; bur. South Walden Cem.); no grave recorded for her there. No ch. WILLARD HOYT FAMILY.* (came to Barnet from Craftsbury) WILLARD, 1 HOYT b. Craftsbury ab. 1800; rem. to Jay when the country was new; and came to Barnet in 1868 and settled with his son, Hubbard on what is now called Tripp Lane in the county, where they farmed. Some time after 1887 Willard 1 and Hubbard 2 rem. to the Joe' s Brook Road where lived six generations of Hoyts, the house being sold by his grgrgr-grandaughter after the d. of her mother and her own marriage; part of the farm continues (2007) to be owned and occupied by the last male Hoyt of the line (sixth generation). Willard 1 was living with his son, Hubbard 2, on the Joe' s Brook Road when he d. Dec. 18, Although he d. quite suddenly, he was over 90 years of age, and it was not supposed to be from any contagious disease. However, a few days later his grandson, Seth, 3 took sick from malignant diptheria and d. after a few days' illness on Dec. 30. A day later Hubbard, 2 Seth' s father, was taken with the same disease and d. Jan. 5; meanwhile Jasper, another son, became sick, but was reported as "doing well"; however by Jan. 16, he too, was gone. The Caledonian reported that great difficulty was encountered in getting help and a nurse and the mother and two younger children (ab. 6 & 12) might also have died had it not been for the assistance of Mr. Wilbur Nelson, Mr. Hoyt' s son-in-law, who stayed throughout. Willard 1 m. 1st Sarah Berkley of Lyman, N. H. by whom he had four children, three of whom lived to grow up. Child' s says he "m. 2nd Lydia Clough of Lyman; she had one child, Hubbard H."; but, Hubbard' s dc gives his mother' s name as "Sarah Berkley". Willard is buried at Passumpsic with his son, Hubbard' s family.

6 495c HISTORY OF BARNET, VERMONT. GENEALOGY HOYT, OR HIGHT. 495d HUBBARD HASTINGS 2 HOYT b. Jay ab. March 21, 1841 came to Barnet from Lyman, N. H. about 1868 with his father, they settled on what is now called Tripp Lane in the county, where they farmed. Some time after 1887 rem. to the Francis Butler Goss place (previously the John Buchanan farm), q. v. (p. 466), on the Joe' s Brook Road, where he died; m. Hannah Elizabeth Foster of Haverhill, N. H. (b. Haverhill ab. May 1847; d. Dec. 13, 1926) dau. Amos C. Foster, b. Landaff, N. H. and Hannah Elizabeth (Morse)b. Haverhill, N. H, q. v. (HoH p. 604). Hubbard 2 d. at home Jan. 5, 1890 of the diptheria that killed his father and two of his children. Both buried Passumpsic with his father and three of their children. Hannah m. 2nd June 30, 1909 John A. Fisher (b. Danville ab. 1845) son of John and Elector (Miner) Fisher, both b. Putney, widr. of Emma (Bruce) Fisher, q. v. (pp. 363,700). I. Bertha S., 3 b. Lyman, N. H. Sept. 7, 1867; d. Dec. 5, 1891; m. Passumpsic Oct. 15, 1889 as 1st wife of Wilbur 5 Nelson (b. Monroe May 8, 1859) son of William R. 4 and Lydia J. (Way) Nelson; they farmed near the Center Church, q. v. (p. 570, RTH pp. 474, 477). For descendants see: History of Monroe, pp ). II. Jasper W., 3 b. Barnet ab. July 11, 1869; d. Barnet Jan. 16, 1890 of the diptheria. Buried Passumpsic with parents. III. Seth E., 3 b. Barnet Sept. 29, 1871; d. Barnet Dec. 28/30, 1889 of the diptheria. Buried Passumpsic with parents. IV. Russell H., 3 b. Barnet Oct. 10, 1877; m. Sept. 11, 1900 Tina May 4 (Tyne) Wallace (b. Barnet May 10, 1881; d. Waterbury Dec. 11, 1967 of heart disease; bur. Center Cem.) dau. William H. and Martha H. (Morrill) Wallace, q. v. (p. 654). He d. at home Oct. 3, 1925; bur. Center Cem. Tyne m. 2nd Aug. 17, 1927 as 2nd wife of Bert Prescott 5 Moore (b. Oct. 10, 1874) son of Henry A. and Mary Alice (Somers) Moore, q. v. (p. 560 & 611). (3) One son, Herman Edgar, 4 b. Barnet Oct. 3, 1901; m. two Darling sisters. V. Ruia E., 3 b. Barnet June 4, 1881; d. Sept. 30, 1881 of the diptheria. Buried Passumpsic with parents. VI. Ruth Annette, 3 b. Barnet June 4, 1881, twin to Ruia; m. St. Johnsbury Feb. 15, 1905 Frank Edwin Strobridge (b. ab. 1875) son of F.G. and Mary L. (Gilkerson) Strobridge; q. v. (p. 639). (3) HERMAN EDGAR 4 HOYT (Russell, 3 Hubbard, 2 Willard 1 ), b. Barnet Oct. 3, 1901; McIndoes Academy 1920; railway mail service (1923) and Post Office Clerk (1933); res. Joe' s Brook Dist., Passumpsic; m. 1st Wells River Aug. 25, 1926 Eva Arlene Darling, she was a teacher (b. Groton May 22, 1903; res. Haverhill, Vt. before m.; d. Brightlook July 18, 1931 of gangrenous appendicitis; bur. July 20, 1931 Passumpsic Cem.) dau. William Vance and Evalona L. (Scott), both b. Groton, Vt. Herman m. 2nd Wilder, Vt June 24, 1933 Eva' s sister Elsie Elisabeth Darling (b. Groton Aug. 8, 1904; res. Woodsville; d. St. J. Convel. Ctr. June 4, 1989; bur. McIndoes), q. v. (p. 389). They made their home at 20 Perkins St., St. Johnsbury. He d. St. Johnsbury Hospital Sept. 26, 1970 of cancer; bur. Passumpsic Cem. I. Herman Russell, 5 b. Barnet July 15, 1927; m. St. Johnsbury Ctr. July 24, 1949 Lucille Betty Jones (b. Lyndonville July 17, 1928) dau. Glen H. and Sylvia (Turner) Jones; Postal Clerk at St. Johnsbury; they divorced and he m. 2nd Burke, Vt. Dec. 10, 1977 Sherry Cross (b. Feb. 19, 1955) dau. George and Doris (Meehan) Cross; she m. 2nd St. Johnsbury July 15, 1978 Gordon H. Oakes of Concord, Vt.; son of Lovell and Myrtie (Annis) Oakes. 1. Cheryl Deanne, 6 b. Brightlook Oct. 12, Cynthia Lucille, 6 b. Brightlook Oct. 18, 1955; res. Monroe; m. St. Johnsbury June 3, 1978 Peter George Stanton of Monroe (b. Vt. Aug. 16, 1955) son of Rodney and Mary (Ward) Stanton. II. Avis Elaine, 5 b. St. Johnsbury June 18, 1928; m. St. Johnsbury Aug. 3, 1947 Ralph Brown Holoman (b. Keene ab. 1926) Telephone Co. employee, son of Ralph Brown Holoman and Marion (Norcross); rem. Indian Shores, Fla. III. Bruce Wallace, 5 b. at home March 7, 1936; m. 1st Ryegate Aug. 10, 1957 Gertrude Marjorie Rider (b. N. Y. City June 12, 1936; grad. St.J.A. 1954; R. N. from Maclean Hosp., Boston; d. at home on Joe' s Brook March 4, 2000) dau. Stewart Franklin Rider (b. Dalton, Mass.) and Dorothy Agnes (Nelson) Rider (b. Ryegate), q. v. (RTH p. 474); they div.; he m. 2nd ; rem. Washington, D. C. Stewart Franklin Rider was an 11th generation descendant of Richard Warren of the Mayflower; he was also a first cousin (4 generations removed) of Barnet' s first Town Clerk, Stevens Rider, q.v. (p. 589). 1. Stewart Russell, 6 b. Connecticut Oct. 17, 1958; grad. St.J.A. 1976; m. Barnet Aug. 19, 1984 Grace Josephine Gershuny (b. N. Y. March 27, 1950) dau. Herman {b. Poland} and Mary (Aledort) Gershuny {b. N. Y.}; div. Ch. (adopted): Opal Delsie Beth, 6 b. Connecticut Feb. 26, 1961; grad. St.J.A. 1978; m. 1st Barnet June 12, 1982 David Scribner Carpenter of St. Johnsbury (b. N. Y. Nov.6, 1955) son of Richard {b. N. Y.} and Joan (Scribner) Carpenter {b. Vt}; div.; m. Oct. 20, 2001 Chuck Eaton of West Fairlee, Vt. Enraptured with her grandmother' s uniquely braided rugs, she learned the craft at which she now earns her living, pleasing many with her custom-commissioned artistic rugs; having founded "Northeast Kingdom Rugs" along the way. 3. Rev. Avis Anne, 6 b. Brightlook March 14, 1962; grad. St.J.A. 1980; m. Rev. Paul O' Connor; rem. Virginia. Dau.: Virginia. 7 JOSEPH HOYT FAMILY.* JOSEPH HOYT, 1 b. Hopkinton, N. H. or Fairlee, Vt. ab. March 1787; d. Dist. 5, Barnet June 12/25, 1869 m. Betsey Quimby (b. Fairlee ab. 1787; d. Feb. 12, 1867); both bur. Pleasant View Cem. Children (1st four b. in Windsor, Vt; d. in Barnet): I. Henry Squire, 2 b. ab. 1814; d. Nov. 4, 1884 of TB; miller; m.. II Cyrus C. 2, b. Apr. 14, 1818; farmer; d. St. Johnsbury Oct. 14, 1903 m. Cordelia L. Goss (b. Waterford May 18, 1827; d. Feb. 6, 1900; both bur. Pleasant View Cem. 1. Jennie L. 3, b. July 4, 1859; d. Oct. 4, 1864; bur. with parents. 2. Preston C. 3, b. Danville Sept. 12, 1865; farmer; d. Barnet Apr. 16, 1886 of fits; bur. with parents. III. John Q. 2, 1820; came to Waterford in 1843 with $20, his shears, press board, and a goose and went to tayloring according to his means, living in the lower village. He came to Barnet ab. 1853; d. May 16, 1887 of heart disease; a tailor by trade, he engaged in business, employing as many as ten or twelve hands; by 1881 he was a large realestate owner with money at interest; postmaster at Barnet Village & ; m. Louisa A. Danforth (b. Fort Covington, N. Y. ab. March 12, 1825; d. March 24, 1896) dau. Jonathan and Azuba (Daggett) Danforth; both bur. Pleasant View Cem. 1. Louisa A. 3, b. Waterford Aug. 21, 1846; d. Feb. 24, 1925; unm.; bur. with parents. 2. George D. 3, b. 1848; d. 1853; bur. with parents. 3. Helen M. 3, b. Waterford Jan. 18, 1851; d. June 17, 1905; m. at her father' s res. in Barnet May 10, 1877 William H. Burbank (b. Sept. 17, 1846; d. Dec. 8, 1927), merchant, son of Moses and Margaret Burbank; both bur. Pleasant View Cemetery; q. v. (p. 367). 4. Wesley J. 3, b. 1852; d. 1853; bur. with parents. 5. Flora A., 3 b. Barnet 1858; d. 1944; m. South Cong' l Church, St. Johnsbury Oct. 17, 1882 Theron P. Robie (b. Corinth, Vt ab. 1857; d. Oct. 17, 1928) son of Hiram R. and Caroline (Smith) Robie; Theron was a miller by trade. Bur. with their infant son (b. June 13, 1884; d. Sept. 2, 1884) in Pleasant View Cem., next to his parents. 6. Baby, 3 b. & d

7 495e HISTORY OF BARNET, VERMONT. GENEALOGY HOYT, OR HIGHT. 495f 7. Hattie, 3 b. July 21, 1864; d. Apr. 20, 1896; graduate of N. E. conservatory of music; in 1887 was a music teacher in Barnet and St. Johnsbury; m. C. G. Edwards; bur. Pleasant View Cem., if he is buried with her, there is no stone there now. IV. Freeman, 2 b. Aug. 26, 1823; d. Feb. 12, 1892 of TB; laborer; m. Sarah H. (b. Sept. 12, 1818). Albert Henry, 3 b. Thetford ab. 1856; painter, mechanic, and machinist; m. Barnet Jan. 25, 1878 Ida May Coburn (b. Barnet ab. 1858) dau. of Russell and Eliza Ann Coburn; owns cemetery lot next to parents, but no stones there now. a. Ned Freeman, 4 b. Wiers, N. H. 1883; news reporter; res. Memorial Drive, Lyndon; m. Della May ; d. St. Johnsbury Hospital May 2, 1966; bur. Lyndon Ctr. b. Edward R. 4, b. Barnet June 20, 1879; mechanic; d. of TB Aug. 24, c. Henry, 4 b. Barnet Feb. 22, 1891; d. Barnet Oct. 27, 1891 of cholera; bur. Pleasant View Cem. with grandparents. V. Sherman T. of Barnet b. Thetford, Vt. Sept. 8, 1830; m. Apr. 3, 1856 Helen 4 Gilfillan (b. July 17, 1831; d. Aug. 7, 1925) dau. William 3 and Isabella (Morrison) Gilfillan of Scotland. Rem. Danville; then Brattleboro where he d. of pneumonia Dec. 25, She lived (ca. 1923) in St. Albans with her son. Both bur. Center Cem., although no stone for her there now, q. v. (p. 434). I. Ella Oseola, 5 b. Danville Aug. 20, II. Viola, 5 m. Charles Lyman of Massachusetts; d. Greenfield, Mass., leaving a daughter. III. Elmer E., 5 rem. St. Albans, Vt. HOYT.* (Unconnected) BENJAMIN HOYT m. Sylvia Jocelyn/Joeslin "Joeflin". William, b. Craftsbury ab. Oct 11, 1799; farmer; d. of pneumonia at Barnet Dec 18, 1889 m.. SAMUEL HOYT m. Olivia Dutton. Elvira M., b. ab. March 22, 1817; d. Aug. 4, G. G. HOIT, b. Barnard, Vt.; tailor; m. Laird (b. Lit. Cobongton, N. Y. [ch.bc]. Elizabeth, b. Dist. 16, Barnet June 21, 1858 [BVRbc (Schl Dist Returns)]. CARLOS HOYT, laborer; m. Ella Moore. Solomon B., b. Barnet March 29, THOMAS HOYT FAMILY. (res. Danville; son William Ames d. Barnet) THOMAS HOYT, b. ab. 1761; m. Hannah Harris (b. ab. 1766; d. Feb. 15, 1831). He d. Dec. 6, 1850 aged about 89; both bur. Danville Green. Children (recorded Danville): I. Barnard/Barnet, b. June 2, 1792; mechanic; m. Feb. 25, 1834 Polly Pettengill of Danville (b. ab. Feb. 21, 1793; d. Dist. 1, Danville Nov. 12, 1868 of paralysis and old age) dau. Edmund and Polly (Davis) Pettengill. He d. Danville Feb. 15, Both bur. Danville Green. II. Meriam/Miriam, b. Oct. 2, 1794; m. Danville Dec. 5, 1819 Nathaniel Hazeltine of Danville. III. Hannah, b. Oct. 16, 1796; m. Danville Aug. 15, 1819 Samuel Langmaid 2nd. IV. Abigail, b. March 5, 1800; d. Feb. 26, 1817; bur. Danville Green with parents. V. Lydia, b. May 10, VI. Abner H., b. Danville Aug. 16, 1804; farmer; m. Danville Apr 12, 1829 Betsey Sargeant (b. Danville ab. 1806; d. there March 12, 1884) dau. Christopher and Mary Sargeant. He d. Danville Aug. 10, 1880; both bur. Danville Green Cem. with the Sargeant family. VII. Phebe, b. Sept. 14, 1806; m. Danville Oct. 19, 1826 Sewell Green of Danville. VIII. Achsah, b. Jan. 29, (1) IX. William Ames, b. Apr. 26, 1811; m. Marilla Fisk; d. Nov. 25, (1) WILLIAM AMES HOYT, b. Danville Apr. 26, 1811; mechanic; m. Danville Jan. 1, 1843 Marilla Fisk of Danville (b. Franconia, N. H. ab. March 16, 1818; d. Aug. 2, 1876) dau. Aaron and Abigail (Chandler) Fisk. He d. Barnet Nov. 25, 1893 of La Grippe; both bur. Danville Green. Children (recorded Danville: I. Abbie F., b. Dec. 25, 1843; d. Jan. 10, 1868; bur. Danville Green. II. Elizabeth Frye, b. Danville Oct. 12, 1845; m. Danville Feb. 23, 1870 John Spencer Tilton (b. Danville ab. 1843; farmer and mechanic) son of Benjamin (dec' d) and Electa (Wells) Tilton. 1. Ina Bell, b. Danville Dec. 4, III. Thomas Ames, b. July 27, 1848; d. Oct. 11, 1851; bur. Danville Green with parents. IV. William Lloyd Garrison, b. Apr. 7, 1851; farmer; m. Danville Sept. 28, 1876 Fortuia M. Hall (b. Cabot ab. 1856) dau. Benj. F. and Relief Hall. Glandace Alma, b. Danville May 13, V. Mary Jane, b. Danville May 20, 1853; m. March 15, 1875 George Wright (b.st. Johnsbury ab. 1845) son of William T. and Triphena (Wood) Wright. VI. Ada May / Ida / Ida May, b. Danville Feb. 4, 1856; d. Danville March 21, 1863 of diptheria; bur. Danville Green with parents. VII. Anson Burlingame, b. Danville July 1, 1858; printer; m. Danville Aug. 1, 1883 Emma A. Merritt (b. Danville ab. 1860; d. 1938) dau. John and Martha Merritt. He d ; both bur. Danville Green. Children (rec' d Danville): 1. William Abner, b. Danville Jan. 16, 1886; butter maker then creamery manager; m. Danville March 26, 1919 Martha Sylvia Sargeant (b. Caledonia, N. D. ab. 1888) dau. Asa Sargeant, b. Peacham and Amanda (Houghton), b. Winnebago Valley, Minn. He d. Danville March 18, 1920 of pneumonia; dairyman; bur. Danville Green with parents March 20, a. Sylvia Jane, b. St. Johnsbury Jan. 27, Grace L., b. Danville March 27, 1887; res. 156 School St., Lowell, Mass.; d. Lowell, Mass. March 22, 1942 of cerebral hemorrhage; bur. Danville. Danville HOYT. (Unconnected) Benjamin Hoyt, b. ca. 1770g; published for marriage at Danville Nov. 11, 1792 with Polly Richerson, both of Danville.

8 495g HISTORY OF BARNET, VERMONT. Joseph Hoyt, b. ab. 1777; m. Judith P. (b.ab. 1780; d. May 5, 1848). He d. Danville (rec' d) Aug. 19/20, 1843; bur. Pope Cem. North Danville. She m. 2nd Danville March 12, 1845 Ward Bradley of Wheelock; bur. with 1st husband. I. Nancy, b. ab. 1807; d. Danville (rec' d) Apr. 29, II. Luther Hoyt, b. Danville ab. 1808; farmer; m. Betsey Hill (b. Sheffield ab. Dec. 1818; d. Danville Aug. 4, 1866) dau. King and Mary Hill. He d. Danville June 5, 1866 of TB; both bur. Pope Cem., North Danville. III. (prob) Mary A. Hoyt, b. ab. 1816; d. May 19, 1865 AE. 48; bur. Pope Cem. with Joseph and Luther Hoyt. Joseph Hoyt of Lyndon m. Danville May 28, 1846 Sarah Jane Sargeant of Danville (b. ab. 1823; d. Oct. 26, 1853; bur. Danville Green with the Dea. Asa Sargeant family). 496 HISTORY OF BARNET, VERMONT. CHARLES WILLIAM HOYT FAMILY. (res. Peacham) WILLIAM A. HOYT, b. Lowell, Mass.; m. Tessa M Rack (b. Malona, N. Y.). I. Charles William Henry, b. Chelmsford, Mass. ab. 1886; civil engineer; m. St. Johnsbury Oct. 28, 1915 Helen Martin Bailey (b. Cambridge, Mass. [StJmc(62:78) ab. Sept. 21, 1883; d. White Plains, N. Y. Sept. 3, 1943; cremains bur. Peacham) dau of William Bailey, b. Cambridge, Mass. and Flora M. (Martin), b. Peacham, q. v. (p. 206). He d. 1950; bur. Peacham Village Cem. 1. William Bailey, b. Brightlook, Sept. 8, Edward Robie (twin), b. Brightlook May 30, Elizabeth Mary (twin), b. Brightlook May 30, Lydia Hoit m. Danville May 15, 1806 Elihu Underwood. Moses Hoyt of Alexander, N. H. m. Danville (rec' d) June 1, 1816 Polly Chapman of Danville. Sargeant Hoyt of Danville m. Danville June 12, 1827 Mary Trew Page of Danville. Hiram Hoyt, b. ab 1806; d. Sep Son of Jon' a & Mary Hoyt aet 4; bur Pope Cem. with Luther & Betsey (above). Stephen M. Hoyt of Wheelock m. Danville Dec. 4, 1850 Susan Estabrooks of Danville. Samuel Hoyt, b. Woodbury, m. Ruth O. Lawson (b. Woodbury). I. George B. M., b. Woodbury March 10, 1864; m. Minnie B. (b. May 18, 1869; d. Apr. 6, 1941) He d. of TB at Danville March 15, 1917; both bur. Peacham Village Cem. ABNER HOYT FAMILY. (res. Peacham) ABNER HOIT/HOYT, of Boscawen, N. H.; m. May 4, 1783 Elizabeth Blanchard of Peacham, (b. Jan. 21, 1765; d. of spotted fever March 15, 1811 aged 46) dau. Benjamin and Keziah (Hastings) Blanchard. I. William, b. Nov. 21, II. Reuben, b. June 30, III. Miriam, b. Feb. 25, IV. Polly, b. Jan. 28, V. Martha, "Patty" b. Apr. 30, 1791; m. Feb. 5, 1809 as 2nd wife of Eliphalet Martin (b. Woodbury, Conn. Sept. 5, 1772; d. Danville Aug. 6, 1857), cooper; son of Elijah and Anne (Smith) Martin. 10 Ch., incl.: Betsey Hoit (Martin); m. Peacham May 2, 1841 Samuel Hight, Minn., q. v. (POP, p. 199). VI. Benjamin, b. Dec. 18, VII. Abner, b. Dec. 2, 1794; m. March 31, 1812 Martha Phillips. VIII. John, b. May 9, IX. Charles, b. Apr. 9, X. Matilda, b. Apr. 1, XI. David Elkins, b. Apr. 20, XII. Peter, b. Nov. 18, 1810.

9 1 THIS COPY IS ANNOTATED WITH SOURCES IN BRACKETS, "[ ]". LAST UPDATED: 9 October 2009 hotmail.com Research users are asked, but not expected, to make a nominal donation to the Barnet Historical Society for the production of a Vol II to the Town History covering the years 1923 to date. POBox 34, Barnet, Vt NOTE: br,mr,dr, gr in this document are from town vital record indexes. bc,mc,dc, gs are from the actual certificate/document/stone. Info w/o [sources] was copied from the 1923 edition. [SW] = Samuel Weeks of Danville, Vermont, and Descendants; by Ernest A. Weeks; self pub'd 1933; on file at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum. [VV] = A Vermont Village; Excerpted from an 1882 "Vermont Union" newspaper series, "Reminiscences of Pucker Street [Lower Waterford, Vt] by an Old Liner Who Knows All About It", brought up to date, by Old Liner No.2, Dr. C. E. Harris; Yarmouth Port, Mass: The Register Press, 1941 GENEALOGY HOYT, OR HIGHT. 495 HOYT, OR HIGHT. SERGEANT JOHN HOYT was the immigrant ancestor of great numbers of the Hoyt and Hight families of New England and elsewhere. He was living at Salisbury, Mass. in 1639, and may have been there some years. Was prominent in his time in both town and church, and the militia. He was also state senator. He d. in The name is spelled Hoyt, Holt, Hight, and Height. His descendants near Dover, N. H., spell the name Hight, as do many of the Maine families. The following incomplete record will show the ancestry of several families. John Hoyt had four sons, of whom John and William are understood to have settled at Newington, N. H., from one of whom John 1 Hight who settled in Barnet, is probably descended. DENNIS HOYT was taxed at Barnet in 1794 for 1 poll, 95 wild acres, and 6 improved acres; he then disappears from the Town Records [Grand List]. JOHN HOYT/HIGHT FAMILY. JOHN 1 HIGHT, m. Alice Nutter, dau. Christopher and Mary (Leighton) Nutter. They came to Barnet on an ox sled ab. 1795, when their son Reuben was 3 months old [? Reuben was born ab. March 1795 per gs (in June there would be no snow for an ox sled)] [2 yrs old per Child's]. John 1 first appears on the Barnet Grand List in 1796 taxed for 1 poll, 20 acres, exempt from state tax as parent equipped & mustering for military duty [Grand List]. (1) I. John N., 2 b. Sept. 1792; m. Laura Livingston. II. Margaret, 2 b. Sept. 26, 1801; d. Ryegate [RTH] March 8, 1876; m. Feb. 19, 1823 John Harvey (John, William) of Topsham (b. Ryegate Jan. 10, 1798; d. South Ryegate March 14, 1866 [RTH]). They lived in Topsham, near the Powder Spring, later rem. to South Ryegate, q. v. RTH:History of Ryegate (p. 380). 495a HISTORY OF BARNET, VERMONT. III. Lydia, 2 m. 1st John Willey; 2nd Samuel Hanscom. IV. Elizabeth, 2 m. Stephen Willey.

10 2 V. Mary, 2 un-m. in (2) VI. Reuben, 2 b. ab. March 1795; d. Oct. 26, 1882; m. Jennett A. 3 Stuart. VII. Jennett Harvey, 2 b. Aug. 8, 1808; d. Apr. 18, 1869 [gs/bvrdc(1:57)]; m. Peacham May 11, 1831 [PVR(Bx16)] Bradbury Richardson 2 Wallace (b. Aug. 27, 1808 [gs]; d. Oct. 18, 1896 [gs/bvrdc(1:88)]). Both bur. Pleasant View with his parents [gs], q. v. (p. 653 & POPp.153). VIII. Phebe Ann, 2 [dc] b. Barnet [dc] Sept. 12, 1812; d. March 18, 1891 [dc(1:82)]; m. Jan Duncan Harvey (b. June 1805; d. Nov. 7, 1871 [gs]); both bur. Center Cem. [gs], q. v. (p. 481). IX. Samuel, 2 d. un-m. [? see: POPpp.153,199]. X. Lois R., 2 m. Peacham Sept. 24, 1872 Jonathan Lund of Groton [Caledonian 10/04/1872]. (1) JOHN N. 2 HIGHT (John 1 ), b. Sept. 1792; m. Laura, dau. Mathew and Laura (Wheaton) Livingston (b. Peacham Aug. 1799; d. Albany, Vt. March 24, 1855). They rem. to Albany, Vt. in He d. in Iowa, in Nov Children, all but the two eldest b. in Albany, Vt.: I. Emily A., 3 b. Barnet Aug. 5, 1821; m. Oct. 26, 1843, Wm. H. H. Johnston (b. Queenstown, Ont., Apr. 17, 1819; captain of a company of Iowa Volunteers in the Civil War; d. Columbus, Iowa May 25, 1897). She d. at the same place Feb. 9, Laura A. 4 (Johnston), b. Wheelock, Vt. Aug. 1, 1845; m. Mr. Merrill of Iowa; d. San Jose, Calif. Feb 20, Clara Alice 4 (Johnston), b. Albany, Vt. May 2, 1848; d. Iowa Orio A. 4 (Johnston), b. Albany, Vt. July 21, 1857; d. Columbus, Iowa, leaving two sons and a daughter. II. Dennis, 3 b. Barnet Jan He and his wife were murdered by Indians at Vancouver. III. Mary Jane, 3 b. March 1826; d. un-m. at Albany, Vt. Feb. 11, IV. Alice, 3 b. 1828; m. John Merrill; d. in Iowa March 29, V. Lydia, 3 b. Sept. 1830; d. un-m. in Iowa. VI. John, 3 d. in Iowa, leaving two sons. VII. James, 3 served in the Civil War; d. un-m. Oct. 1, VIII. William H. H., 3 b. 1836; d. Winchester, Mass. Four Children. IX. Bradbury Wallace, 3 b Captain in the Civil War; m. Lilly Snow; d. Council Bluffs, Iowa Feb X. Amoret A. A., 3 b. 1842; m. Wolcott; d. in Iowa. (2) REUBEN B. 2 HIGHT (John 1 ), b. Newington, N. H. ab. March 1795 [gs]; came to Barnet with parents at age 3 months [? see parents above](1923ed) (at age 2 yrs per Child' sgazetteer, p. 150); farmer; m. Jennett A. 3 Stuart (b. March 30, 1807, by family record {by town record, March 29, 1802}{per gs, ab. April 1802}{per POP, b. Peacham Sept. 26, 1804}; d. Barnet Oct. 27, 1862 [gs]) dau. Alexander 2 Stuart, q. v. (p. 641; POP p. 153). He d. Oct. 26, 1882 [gs]. Both buried Stuart Cem., West Barnet. I. Sarah Alice, 3 b. ab Jan [gs]; m. Danville Jan. 18, 1852 [DTRmc(1:182)] James Prescott {Belar} Palmer, farmer [dc] of Peacham (b. there ab. Jan. 28, 1829; d. South Peacham of spinal meningitis Feb. 4, 1859) son of Nathan and Lucy Palmer [dc]. She d. Aug. 3, 1880; buried Stuart Cem., West Barnet with son, Ben [gs]. [Her husband' s name is given as "Belar" {Sarah&ch.gs}; "Preston Palmer {1923.ed}; James P. Palmer {mc}{popp153}; "of Peacham" {mc}; "Prescot Palmer, son of Nathan & Lucy" {dc}{popp240}; no bc, gr, or gs found for him]. 1. Benjamin T. (Palmer), 4 b. ab. Nov. 24, 1854; d. Dec. 23, 1854 AE. 4 weeks. Buried Stuart Cem., West Barnet [gs]. 2. William P. (Palmer), 4 b. July 14, 1859 [SchlDistReturns] who d., leaving four sons, at Cedar Rapids, Ia. [1923.ed] II. William S., 3 b. ab. Jan [gs]; d. while a young man [1923ed] at Barnet [POP] July 20, 1860 [gs]. Buried Stuart Cem., West Barnet. III. John S., 3 b. Peacham [dc] ab. March 1834 [gs] farmer [dc]; rem. from Peacham to Barnet in 1853 [Child' s,p.150]; m. Oct. 7, 1853 Mary Helen (Feb. 26, 1844 [br(12:240)]; d [gs]) dau. Peter and Margaret (Gilchrist) Kennedy, q. v. (p. 516). John S. Hight enlisted in the Union Army in 1863, in

11 3 Co. F, 15th Vt. Vols., serving seven months; enlisted 2nd, in Co. K, 3rd Vt., serving till the end of the war as corporal; receiving thereby such injury to his health as to render him an invalid many years, unable to walk his last few years [Child' s]. He d. at McIndoes [1923ed] Nov. 16, 1886 [dc(1:76)]. Both buried Stuart Cem., West Barnet [gs' s]. Children [POP]; all living (1923) at West Topsham, Vt.: 1. George H., 4 m. 1st Aug. 30, 1892 Anna J. Eastman; m. 2nd April 29, 1902 Carma E. Bagley; rem. Topsham [POP]. GENEALOGY HOYT, OR HIGHT. 495b 2. Chester Harvey, 4 b. Peacham Dec. 28, 1872 [PVR( p187)]; m. Oct. 2, 1895 Mary A. Bagley; rem. Topsham [POP]; 2 ch. 3. Charles[1923ed]/Chester P.[POP], 4 b. Peacham Oct. 17, 1875; res. Topsham 1920 [1923ed]. 4. Luther; 4 res. Topsham 1920 [1923ed]. IV. Jennette[1923ed]/Jane W.[mc/gs], 3 b. ab. Jan [gs]; m. March 27, 1862 [PVRmc( )] George W. Hendry (b. Peacham ab [mc]), farmer, son of Robert and Agnes ( ) Hendry/Hendee/Henry, q. v. (POP pp ). She d. Oct. 20, 1869; buried Stuart Cem., West Barnet [gs]. 1. Jennie 4 (Hendry), b. Peacham July 19, 1863, q. v. (POP p. 151). 2. Clarance 4 (Hendee) [1923ed]. 3. Agnes J. 4 (Hendy[br]/Hendry[dr]), b Sept. 21, 1869 [BVRbr]; d. Oct. 28, 1869 [BVRdr]; buried with her mother [gs]. V. Susan Lydia, 3 [POP] b. Peacham Dec. 30, 1843; d. there May 10, 1922 [POPp115/gr]; m. 1st John C. Harvey (b. Nov. 2, 1839 [gs]; d. Groton Dec. 28, 1909 [bp]) buried Stuart Cem., West Barnet with Lydia [gs]. 1. son, Ciletty R. 4 (Harvey), b. ab. March 18, 1867; d. Apr. 3, 1871; buried with parents [gs]. 2. Phebe 4 (Harvey), who m. E. D. Ricker of Groton; and have one son, Carrol 5 (Ricker). 3.& 4. Two infant sons 4 (Harvey), b. & d. 1885; buried with parents [gs]. Lydia 3 m. 2nd Feb. 21, 1912 widower Samuel Milton Farrow (b. Aug. 29, 1841; d. Oct. 30, 1930) son of Theodore Gray and Eliza (Fife) Farrow, they lived in Peacham; two children, q. v. (POP p.115). ASA HOYT FAMILY. (came to Barnet from Craftsbury) JAMES HOYT, m. Sally Norris [son.2nd.mc] Asa, b. Craftsbury Sept. 28, 1820 [POP]; cooper [2nd.mc]; m. 1st unk; m. 2nd Peacham Nov. 11, 1879 Zerina A. [mc]/annette Zavina [HoHp604] Foster (b. Haverhill, N. H. ab. 1852[PVRmc(2:25)]/May 1, 1849; d. Walden Dec. 12, 1917 [POP]), sister of Mrs. Hubbard Hastings Hoyt, q. v. (below);. dau. Amos and Hannah (Morse) Foster of Haverhill [POP/HoH]; he d. Peacham Feb. 4, 1892 of TB AE. 72y 8m [PVRdc]; bur. Peacham Village Cem. [gr, AE 72y]; Zerina m. 2nd Rev. John Thurston (b. ab. Aug. 1843; d. March 21, 1910; bur. South Walden Cem.); no grave recorded for her there [POPp162][WCem]. No ch. [POP]. WILLARD HOYT FAMILY.* (came to Barnet from Craftsbury) WILLARD, 1 HOYT b. Craftsbury ab. Oct 1779 [gs]; rem. to Jay when the country was new; and came to Barnet in 1868 and settled with his son, Hubbard on what is now called Tripp Lane in the county [Child' s(rd8)/beers],

12 4 where they farmed [grch.1881.bc]. Some time after 1887 [Child' s] Willard 1 and Hubbard 2 rem. to the Joe' s Brook Road where lived six generations of Hoyts, the house being sold by his grgrgr-grandaughter after the d. of her mother and her own marriage; part of the farm continues (2007) to be owned and occupied by her brother, the last male Hoyt of the line (sixth generation) [BLR]. Willard 1 was living with his son, Hubbard 2, on the Joe' s Brook Road when he d. Dec. 18, 1889 [OBIT]. Although he d. quite suddenly, he was over 90 years of age, and it was not supposed to be from any contagious disease. However, a few days later his grandson, Seth, 3 took sick from malignant diphtheria and d. after a few days' illness on Dec. 30. A day later Hubbard, 2 Seth' s father, was taken with the same disease and d. Jan. 5; meanwhile Jasper, another son, became sick, but was reported as "doing well"; however by Jan. 16, he too, was gone. The Caledonian reported that great difficulty was encountered in getting help and a nurse and the mother and two younger children (ab. 6 & 12) might also have died had it not been for the assistance of Mr. Wilbur Nelson, Mr. Hoyt' s son-in-law, who stayed throughout [FAMILY OBITs CalRec 1/9/1890 & 1/23/1890]. Willard 1 m. 1st Sarah Berkley [son Hubbard' s dc] of Lyman, N.H. by whom he had four children, three of whom lived to grow up [Child' s]. Child' s says he "m. 2nd Lydia Clough of Lyman; she had one child, Hubbard H."; but, Hubbard' s dc gives his mother' s name as "Sarah Berkley". Willard 1 is buried at Passumpsic with his son, Hubbard' s family [gs]. HUBBARD HASTINGS 2 HOYT b. Jay ab. March 21, 1841 [dc] came to Barnet from Lyman, N. H. about 1868 with his father, they settled on what is now called Tripp Lane in the county [Child' s(rd8)/beers], where they farmed [ch.1881.bc]. Some time after 1887 [Child' s] rem. to the Francis Butler Goss place (previously the John Buchanan farm), q. v. (p. 466), on the Joe' s Brook Road, where he died [OBIT]; m. Hannah Elizabeth Foster of Haverhill, N. H. [Child' s,p147] (b. Haverhill ab. May 1847; d. Dec. 13, 1926) [gs] dau. Amos C. Foster, b. Landaff, N. H. and Hannah Elizabeth (Morse)b. Haverhill, N. H., q. v. (HoH p. 604). Hubbard 2 d. at home Jan. 5, 1890 of the diphtheria that killed his father and two of his children [BVRdc(1:81)/OBIT]. Hannah m. 2nd June 30, 1909 John A. Fisher (b. Danville ab. 1845) son of John and Elector (Miner) Fisher, both b. Putney [DVRmc(11:62)], widr. of Emma (Bruce) Fisher [DW.1994ed], q. v. (pp.363,700). Both buried Passumpsic with his father and three of their children [gs]. I. Bertha S., 3 b. Lyman, N. H. [BVRmc(2:46)] Sept. 7, 1867; d. Dec. 5, 1891; m. Passumpsic Oct. 15, 1889 as 1st wife of Wilbur 5 Nelson (b. Monroe May 8, 1859) son of William R. 4 and Lydia J. (Way) Nelson [mc(bvr2:46)]; they farmed near the Center Church, q. v. (p. 570, RTH pp. 474, 477). For descendants see: History of Monroe, pp ). II. Jasper W., 3 b. Barnet ab. July 11, 1869 [BVRdc(1:81)]; d. Barnet Jan. 16, 1890 of the diphtheria [BVRdc(1:81)/OBIT]. Buried Passumpsic with parents [gs]. III. Seth E., 3 b. Barnet Sept. 29, 1871 [BVRbc(1:26)]; d. Barnet Dec. 28 [BVRdc(1:80)] / Dec. 30 [OBIT/gs], 1889 of the diphtheria. Buried Passumpsic with parents [gs]. IV. Russell H., 3 b. Barnet [BVRbc(1:34)] Oct. 10, 1877 [br/dc]; m. Sept. 11, 1900 [mc] Tina May 4 (Tyne) Wallace (b. Barnet May 10, 1881 [bc]; d. Waterbury Dec. 11, 1967 of heart disease; bur. Center Cem. [StJdc( A)]) dau. William H. and Martha H. (Morrill) Wallace, q. v. (p. 654). He d. at home [eyewitness account to aftermath of suicide and body, he had placed the muzzle of a shotgun or rifle under his chin next to his adam' s apple and the top-rear of his head was missing] Oct. 3, 1925 [dc]; bur. Center Cem. [gr(es-44)] [he had lamented to the young witness (LC) the day before that he could no longer live with his wife' s trysts with a certain Bert Moore; that he did not know what to do; and that the teen was "lucky, you have your whole life before you"]. Tyne m. 2nd Aug. 17, 1927 as 2nd wife of Bert Prescott 5 Moore (b. Oct. 10, 1874) son of Henry A. and Mary Alice (Somers) Moore, q. v. (p. 560 & 611). (3) One son, Herman Edgar, 4 b. Barnet Oct. 3, 1901 [bc]; m. two Darling sisters.

13 5 V. Ruia E., 3 b. Barnet June 4, 1881 [BVRbc(1:39)]; d. Sept. 30, 1881 of the diphtheria [dc(1:71)]. Buried Passumpsic with parents [gs]. VI. Ruth Annette, 3 [mc] b. Barnet June 4, 1881, twin to Ruia [BVRbc(1:39)]; m. St. Johnsbury Feb. 15, 1905 Frank Edwin Strobridge (b. ab. 1875) son of F.G. and Mary L. (Gilkerson) Strobridge [BVRmc(4:2)]; q. v. (p. 639). (3) HERMAN EDGAR 4 HOYT (Russell, 3 Hubbard, 2 Willard 1 ), b. Barnet Oct. 3, 1901 [bc]; McIndoes Academy 1920; railway mail service (1923) and Post Office Clerk (1933) [2nd mc]; res. Joe' s Brook Dist., Passumpsic [ch.1927.bc]; m. 1st Wells River Aug. 25, 1926 [BVRmc(8:51)] Eva Arlene Darling, she was a teacher (b. Groton May 22, 1903; res. Haverhill, Vt. before m.; d. Brightlook July 18, 1931 of gangrenous appendicitis; bur. July 20, 1931 Passumpsic Cem. [StJdc(121:92)]) dau. William Vance [Elsie dc] and Evalona L. (Scott), both b. Groton, Vt. Herman m. 2nd Wilder, Vt June 24, 1933 Eva' s sister Elsie Elisabeth Darling [StJmc(130:39)] (b. Groton Aug. 8, 1904 [dc]; res. Woodsville [mc]; d. St. J. Convel. Ctr. June 4, 1989; bur. McIndoes [StJdc(312:64)Lot 142]), q. v. (p. 389). They made their home at 20 Perkins St., St. Johnsbury. He d. St. Johnsbury Hospital Sept. 26, 1970 of cancer; bur. Passumpsic Cem. [StJdc(241:429)]. I. Herman Russell, 5 b. Barnet July 15, 1927 [BVRbc(7:123)]; m. St. Johnsbury Ctr. July 24, 1949 [mc] Lucille Betty Jones (b. Lyndonville [1st.mc] July 17, 1928 [2nd.mc]) dau. Glen H. and Sylvia (Turner) Jones [mc]; Postal Clerk at St. Johnsbury; they divorced and he m. 2nd Burke, Vt. Dec. 10, 1977 Sherry Cross (b. Feb. 19, 1955) dau. George and Doris (Meehan) Cross [mc]; she m. 2nd St. Johnsbury July 15, 1978 Gordon H. Oakes of Concord, Vt.; son of Lovell and Myrtie (Annis) Oakes [StJVRmc(269:55)]. 1. Cheryl Deanne, 6 b. Brightlook Oct. 12, 1952 [bc]; grad. St.J.A 1970 [StJA yearbook]. 2. Cynthia Lucille, 6 b. Brightlook Oct. 18, 1955 [bc]; res. Monroe [mc]; m. St. Johnsbury June 3, 1978 Peter George Stanton of Monroe (b. Vt. Aug. 16, 1955) son of Rodney {b. Vt.} and Mary (Ward) Stanton {b. N. H.} [mc]. 3. Justin Lindsay, b. N. H. March 8, 1978 [StJVRmc(388:59)]; res. Ridgewood Dr., St. Johnsbury; m. Lyndonville Sept. 23, 2006 [mc] Erica Catherine Breitbeil (b. Georgia June 2, 1978; res. Emerson Falls Rd., St. Johnsbury) dau. Robert George {b. Ohio} and Roberta Louise (Purser) {b. N. Y.} Breitbeil [mc]. II. Avis Elaine, 5 b. St. Johnsbury June 18, 1928 [bc]; m. St. Johnsbury Aug. 3, 1947 Ralph Brown Holoman Jr (b. Keene ab. 1926) Telephone Co. employee, son of Ralph Brown Holoman Sr, B. Keene, N. H. and Marion (Norcross), b. Baldwinville, Mass. [mc]; rem. Indian Shores, Fla. [p. 389/Beatrice Pearl (Parker) Darling 2000.OBIT]. GENEALOGY HOYT, OR HIGHT. 495d III. Bruce Wallace, 5 b. at home March 7, 1936 [StJbc(140:24)]; m. 1st Ryegate Aug. 10, 1957 Gertrude Marjorie Rider [mc(stj-204:141)] (b. N. Y. City June 12, 1936 [dc(15:122)]; grad. St.J.A. 1954; R. N. from Maclean Hosp., Boston; d. at home on Joe' s Brook March 4, 2000 [OBIT-d.NVRH.per.dc; prob. merely "pronounced" there]) dau. Stewart Franklin Rider (b. Dalton, Mass.) [dau.mc] and Dorothy Agnes (Nelson) Rider (b. Ryegate) [dau.mc], q. v. (RTH p. 474); they div.; he m. 2nd ; rem. Washington, D. C. Stewart Franklin Rider was an 11th generation descendant of Richard Warren of the Mayflower; he was also a first cousin (4 generations removed) of Barnet' s first Town Clerk, Stevens Rider, q. v. (p. 589). 1. Stewart Russell, 6 b. Connecticut Oct. 17, 1958 [mc]; grad. St.J.A. 1976; m. Barnet Aug. 19, 1984 Grace Josephine Gershuny (b. N. Y. March 27, 1950) dau. Herman {b. Poland} and Mary (Aledort) Gershuny {b. N. Y.} [mc]; div. Ch. (adopted): Opal, 7 [his mother' s OBIT].

14 6 2. Delsie Beth, 6 b. Connecticut Feb. 26, 1961 [1st.mc]; grad. St.J.A. 1978; m. 1st Barnet June 12, 1982 David Scribner Carpenter of St. Johnsbury (b. N. Y. Nov. 6, 1955) son of Richard {b. N. Y.} and Joan (Scribner) Carpenter {b. St. Johnsbury, Vt.} [mc]; div.; m. Oct. 20, 2001 Chuck Eaton of West Fairlee, Vt. [int]. Enraptured with her grandmother' s uniquely braided rugs, she learned the craft at which she now earns her living, pleasing many with her custom-commissioned artistic rugs; having founded "Northeast Kingdom Rugs" along the way. 3. Rev. Avis Anne, 6 b. Brightlook March 14, 1962 [BVRbc(12:371)]; grad. St.J.A. 1980; m. Rev. Paul O' Connor; rem. Virginia. Dau.: Virginia 7 [Avis' mother' s OBIT]. JOSEPH HOYT FAMILY.* JOSEPH HOYT, 1 b. Hopkinton, N. H. [dc] or Fairlee, Vt. [ch.1903.dc] ab. March 1787 [dc]; d. Dist. 5, Barnet June 12/25, 1869 [dc(1:57)/gs(pv:159)] m. Betsey Quimby (b. Fairlee [ch.1903.dc] ab. 1787; d. Feb. 12, 1867) [gs(pv:159)]; both bur. Pleasant View Cem. Children (1st four b. in Windsor, Vt; d. in Barnet [dc' s]): I. Henry Squire, 2 b. ab. 1814; d. Nov. 4, 1884 of TB; miller; m. [BVRdc(1:74)]. II Cyrus C. 2, b. Apr. 14, 1818; farmer; d. St. Johnsbury Oct. 14, 1903 [dc(3:24)/gs(pv:117)] m. Cordelia L. Goss (b. Waterford [dc] May 18, 1827 [gs]; d. Feb. 6, 1900[BVRdc(2:04)/gs(PV:117)] dau. of Abel & Amanda (Hibbard) Goss [dc]; both bur. Pleasant View Cem. 1. Jane R. [bc] / Jennie L. [gs] 3, b. East Lyndon July 4, 1859 [LYNbc(1:23) line 26]; d. Oct. 4, 1864 [gs(pv:117)]; bur. with parents. 2. Preston C. 3, b. Danville Sept. 12, 1865 [DVRbc(4:29)]; farmer; d. Barnet Apr. 16, 1886 of fits [dc]; bur. with parents [gs(pv:117)]. III. John Q. 2, 1820 [gs]; came to Waterford in 1843 with $20, his shears, press board, and a goose and went to tailoring according to his means, living in the lower village [VVp29]. He came to Barnet ab [Child' s,p150]; a tailor by trade [BVRdc(1:77)], he engaged in business, employing as many as ten or twelve hands [Child' s], by 1881 he was a large real-estate owner with money at interest [VVp31]; postmaster at Barnet Village & [p.230]; m. Louisa A. Danforth (b. Fort Covington, N. Y. ab. March 12, 1825; d. March 24, 1896) [dc(1:88)] dau. Jonathan and Azuba (Daggett) Danforth [dc]. He d. May 16, 1887 of heart disease; both bur. Pleasant View Cem. [gs(pv:159)] 1. Louisa A. 3, b. Waterford Aug. 21, 1846 [dc]; d. St. Johnsbury Hospital Feb. 24, 1925; unm. [dc]; bur. with parents [gs(pv:159)]. 2. George D. 3, b. 1848; d. 1853; bur. with parents [gs(pv:159)]. 3. Helen M. 3, b. Waterford [mc] Jan. 18, 1851 [gs]; d. June 17, 1905 [dr(3:78)/gs]; m. at her father' s res. in Barnet May 10, 1877 [Caledonian 5/18/1877] William Hyndman Burbank [POP] (b. Sept. 17, 1846 [gs]; d. Barnet [POP] Dec. 8, 1927[dr(7:126)/gs]) merchant of Peacham and Barnet; son of Moses and Margaret (Hyndman) Burbank, wheelwright of Peacham and Barnet [mc / POPp56]; both bur. Pleasant View Cemetery [gs-pv:169]; q. v. (p. 367). 4. Wesley J. 3, b. 1852; d. 1853; bur. with parents [gs(pv:159)]. 5. Flora A., 3 b. Barnet [mc] 1858 [gs]; d [gs]; m. South Cong' l Church, St. Johnsbury Oct. 17, 1882 Theron P. Robie [Child' s] (b. Corinth, Vt ab [mc-1856a/gs-1856]; d. Oct. 17, 1928 [dr(8:26)]) son of Hiram R. and Caroline (Smith) Robie [mc]; Theron was a miller by trade. Bur. with their infant son (b. June 13, 1884; d. Sept. 2, 1884) in Pleasant View Cem., next to his parents [gs' s(pv:117)]. 6. Baby, 3 b. & d ["also Baby 1861" on Wesley J.' s footstone]. 7. Hattie, 3 b. July 21, 1864; d. Apr. 20, 1896 [gs(pv:169)]; graduate of N. E. conservatory of music; in 1887 was a music teacher in Barnet and St. Johnsbury [Child' s]; m. C.G. Edwards [gs]; bur. Pleasant View Cem., if he is buried with her, there is no stone there now [visit.2007].