Collecting Tombstones

Hoyt Family Tree In addition to her parents, there are other Berry family members buried at Elmwood. Lottie’s young siblings are there, sharing a large monument with their parents: Laura Hooper, daughter of Joseph H & Charlotte E, died Dec 1 1870, aged 21 days1 Alfred Dwight, only son of Joseph H & Charlotte E, …

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Berry’d in Elmwood Cemetery

Hoyt Family Tree Charlotte’s headstone does confirm the information in the online tree (here’s hoping that the tombstone is also right!) Charlotte and Joseph are buried in Elmwood Cemetery in Detroit, Michigan. Additionally, from the information on the stone, Charlotte’s date of birth can be calculated. She died September 26, 1875, aged 31 years, 1 …

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Lottie’s Sisters

Hoyt Family Tree As we do with our cold genealogy projects, I am imposing limits on this project. In addition to the main line, I will only search out information about siblings, their spouses, and the basics (dates) regarding their children. Much more than that takes forever, but checking into at least those collateral lines …

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Lottie’s Parents

Hoyt Family Tree I didn’t have to go far to find out more about Lottie’s parents. A quick Google Search for “Hayward Hoyt” returned one book that states that he married into the Berry family on 26 Feb 1921. The book is titled “The City of Detroit, Michigan, 1701-1922.” The genealogical information the book contained: …

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Lottie’s Death Certificate

Hoyt Family Tree Checking at genealogy.az.gov, I did find a death certificate for Lottie. Lottie Dwight Hoyt was born on 17 Nov 1874 in Detroit, MI.1 Her parents were Joseph H. Berry, who was born in Elizabeth, NJ, and Charlotte E. Dwight, who was born in Detroit, MI. Hayward was the informant when she died …

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Hayward N. and Lottie D. Hoyt

Hoyt Family Tree I ran across Hayward and Lottie when I was working on a project to create a map of the enumeration districts on the 1930 Tucson Census. Unfortunately, for several districts, the descriptions were not helpful: “excluding the city.” Checking the pages provided street names and other identifying notes for some. The Hoyts …

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