Biography of Alden S. Hoyt
Rensselaer County, NY Biographies





Hoyt, Alden S., was born in Lansingburgh August 25, 1855. He is a son of Joseph and Eliza (Lockjaw) Hoyt, he a native of Vermont, and she of Brunswick, Rensselaer county. The grandparents, Joseph and Betsey (Quimby) Hoyt, were farmers of Vermont. Joseph Hoyt came to Lansingburgh about 1830 where he engaged in the manufacturing of brushes and there died December 28, 1891. Mrs. Hoyt died November 8, 1891. Alden S. was reared and educated in Lansingburgh and graduated from Lansingburgh public school in 1871 and Troy Business College in 1873. He was for a while engaged in the brush business with his father, but in 1878 located on the farm of 120 acres in Pittstown near Valley Falls, where he has since been engaged in general farming. December 18, 1878, he married Ettie L., daughter of Edmund J. and Lavinia Gilbert of Green Island by whom he has four children: Bertram A., Grace M., Donald G., and Lotta R.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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