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Biographical Sketch of Benajah Hoyt

Benajah, son of Caleb and Mehitable (Keeler-Blatchly) Hoyt, was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, December 8, 1708, died there December 10, 1762. He married Dinah , who was living in 1765, and may have been the Widow Dinah Hoyt, who died at New Canaan, Connecticut, July 30, 1803. Children: 1. Samuel, died after 1766; married, before 1752, Ruth . 2. Abigail, married, September 16, 1754, Daniel Finch. 3. Elijah, referred to elsewhere. 4. Dinah, baptized August 1, 1736. 5. Benajah, baptized November 5, 1738, married (first) Mary Cole; (second) December 31, 1766, Mary Doolittle; (third) October 8, 1767, Hannah Green. 6. Susanna, born in October, 1740, died September 12, 1821 ; married (first) August 18, 1757, Hezekiah Green; (second) Eben Crofoot. 7. Mehitable, baptized October 24, 1742, married, January 8, 1761, Nathan Fitch. 8. Hannah, baptized July 25, 1745, died young. 9. Adah, born in January, 1748, died February 28, 1813; married, October 23, 1765, Seth Finch. 10. Eunice, baptized February 3, 1751, married Daniel Smith. 11. Nathan, baptized April 6, 1755. 12. Ebenezer, born March 9, 1758, died October 1, 1834: married (first) November 25, 1778, Mary St. John; (second) January 23, 1817, Ruhamah Williams; (third) October 24, 1822, Sarah Brown, widow.

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