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Rebecca Hoy

Female 1844 - 1906  (61 years)


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  • Name Rebecca Hoy 
    Born 2 Dec 1844  Shiloh, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Birth 1846  [3
    • Caculated from 1870 Census data
    Census 12 Aug 1870  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    • In the 1870 census Rebecca is married to John Myers and 24 years old.
    Census 11 Jun 1880  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    • John was a farm laborer age 38; wife Rebecca age 35, Joseph A, 11; Mary E., 8; Anna A. 6, John F. 3, Rebecca J. 3. Also living with them is Anna Schreffler a cousin age 22.
    Census 1890  Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    • Rebecca Myers (wid) of John Myers a veteran of the Union forces of the civil war.
    Census 9 Jun 1900  Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    • Rebecca Myers widow, born December 1849 in Pennsylvania and parent born in Pennsylvania is a pensioneer. She has had 6 children and all are alive. She lives on a farm free of mortgage.
      Anna, daughter age 26 born July 1873 in Pennsylvania
      John H. Close son-in-law, born March 1871, married 1 year, born in Pennsylvania and parents born in Pennsylvania. John is a laborer on a farm.
      Rebecca Jane daughter, born Febrauary 1877, has no children, born in Pennsylvania.
    Name Rebecca Myers 
    Died 9 Mar 1906  Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 7
    Address:
    Harris Township 
    • Obituary: Mrs Rebecca Meyers died at her home in Boalsburg, Friday afternoon of last week. For the past thirty four years she has been an invalid, and for almost half that time was practically helpless. She was 61 years of age and born at Shiloh, this County. Her husband died in 1884 but surviving her are the following children; William and John, of Millheim; Mrs. John Close, of Oak Hall; Mrs, Charles Corl, Joseph and Miss Anna, of Boalsburg; she also leaves two sisters, Mrs Samuel Ishler, of Boalsburg, and Mrs, Jacob Fishburn, of the Branch. Rev A. A. Black of the Reformed church officiated at the Funeral which was held Monday morning.
      cause Arthritis deformities for 38 years.
    Buried 12 Mar 1906  Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Address:
    Boalsburg Cemetery 
    Person ID I832  Goheen
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2015 

    Father Peter Hoy,   b. 10 Oct 1806, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1893, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Mary Vanada,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F300  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John M. Myers,   b. 22 Jan 1842, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1884, Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married Between 1865 and 1866  [10
    • Becca wrote to John while he was in the military, she was single at the time.
    Children 
     1. William Hoy Myers,   b. Oct 1867, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1938, Millheim, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     2. John Frarnklin Myers,   b. 6 Feb 1877, Harris Twp, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1932, Spring Mills, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     3. Joseph Alfred Myers,   b. 8 Jan 1869, Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1918, Spring, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     4. Mary Elizabeth Myers,   b. Jul 1871, Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1963, Bellefonte, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years)
     5. Anna Frances Myers,   b. 17 Apr 1873, Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1947, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     6. Rebecca Jane Myers,   b. Feb 1877, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952, Boalsburg, Centre County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F269  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S25] Tombstone inscriptions, Tomestone inscription (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S1053] Census 1900, Centre County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Harris twp, ED 20, sheet 8, family 184, Rebecca Myers, NARA micropublication T623, roll1391 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S1051] Census 1870, 1870 US Census, Centre County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Harris Township, page 532, family 359, line 22, John Myers, NARA micropublication M593, roll 1321 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1052] Census 1880, 1880 US Census, Berks County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Birdsboro, ED 63, sheet 251D, family 141, line 26, page 251, William Goheen, NARA microfilm T9, roll 1100 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S70] Census 1890, Census 1890 File # 123 roll 85. Schedule Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War, SD 6 ED 73, page2, line 19, dwelling 59, family 59, widow. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S14] Obituary, Democratic Watchman March 16, 1906; Spangler Notebook 166-167 page 36. (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S145] Death Certificate Pennsylvania, Rebecca Myers; Centre County, Harris twp; no. 28544; 1906.

    8. [S25] Tombstone inscriptions, Tomestone Inscription (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S23] News paper, Democratic Watchman, Bellefonte, PA Friday March 16, 1906 (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S6] Communication from relative, Letters from the Past.... (Reliability: 3).