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1118. William E. HOY961,962,963 was born on 29 March 1829 in Franklin, Simpson County, Kentucky.571 He died on 6 May 1876 at the age of 47.571

1850 Census. Northen Division, Carroll Co, MS
Household 193 - Thomas L. Burges age 26, Farmer, born North Carolina
and living with him: William E. Hoy, age 21, Farmer, born Kentucky and Eglatine Hoy, age 18, born Alabama.

1860 Census, Madison Co MS
p.825, Household 313: W. E. Hoy, age 31, planter. No real estate listed. Personal property $10,900. [probably is farming his mother's place as she is the next household and had real estate values at $23,000] E. S. E. Hoy, age 26, born AL
Children all born in Mississippi: S. E., female, 8; Wm age 6, J.M., male, 5. F. S., male 3, and S. B., female, age 1.

1870 Census, Madison Co MS, p.54, Household 409.
William E. Hoy age 41, Farmer, Personal property $1000, born KY
Amelia, age 18, Keeping house, b. MS [Her age matches that of "S. E." of 1860. Eglatine and the rest of the children not found.] Aurora, age 24, no occupation, b. MS [Apparently Aurora, the mother, is deceased]
Philip, age 36, no occupation, b. Mississippi [Philip's wife & children also missing]
Eliza Simmons, age 41, mulatto, Domestic Servant, b. MS, can't read or write
Fanny Hoy, age 17, black, Domestic Servant, b. MS, can't read or write
It would appear that perhaps during the Civil War, there was some sort of epidemic. Information is that Eglatine died 1 Jun 1864. There are 4 children that were listed in 1860 that do not appear again. Phillip's wife and two children are not there in 1870. The mother, Aurora Proctor Hoy also died in the intervening years. There is no indication what happened to her considerable property and the slaves have been freed greatly reducing the families personal property value. I would think the two females working in the household were likely former slaves of the family.

William E. HOY and Eglantine S. E. ABLE were married on 21 August 1849 in Madison County, Mississippi.571 Eglantine S. E. ABLE, daughter of James ABLE and Anne A. MADISON, was born on 18 December 1832.571 She died on 1 June 1864 at the age of 31.571

William E. HOY and Eglantine S. E. ABLE had the following children:

2027

i.

Anne Aurora HOY was born on 24 July 1850.572 She died on 15 September 1851 at the age of 1.572

2028

ii.

S. Emma HOY963 was born on 2 February 1852.572,962,963 She died on 11 August 1872 at the age of 20.572

In 1870, the only child that seems to be living is an 18-year-old listed as "Amelia". The age is appropriate for "S. E." listed in 1870 - perhaps the middle name was Amelia/Emelia. Database online gives her name as "Emma".

2029

iii.

William Eldridge HOY was born on 13 February 1854.572,962 He died on 31 August 1925 at the age of 71.572

2030

iv.

James Madison HOY was born on 26 July 1855.572,962

2031

v.

Frank Lawson HOY was born on 2 June 1857.572,962

2032

vi.

Lizzie Bell HOY was born on 11 May 1859.572,962