Martin Luther Hoyt 1859 Michigan - 1927 Iowa

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Looking for more information on Martin Luther Hoyt, born 1859 in Michigan, Died 1927 in Iowa.  Married Nellie Belle Gray.  Suspect his father was Elijah Hoyt, b. 1834 & died 1918 in Michigan.  Authoritative information is greatly desired, but reliable information is also appreciated.
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Here are some marriage records from familysearch.  Both of Martin's records list his parents as Elijah Hoyt and Elizabeth (Mary Elizabeth/Lizzie) Higsby.

Also found the marriage record of Elijah and Mary Elizabeth

Maybe from the information you can find a source for the documents.

Good Luck

Michigan, Marriages    

groom Martin Luther Hoyt

Residence Gowrie, IA

age  57 years  birth  1860  Michigan

Marital Status 2nd

father: Elizah Hoyt     mother: Elizabeth Higsby

marriage  28 Apr 1917  Kalamazoo, Michigan

Official Isaiah Wilson, minister

bride's name: Nettie Berns

Residence  Gowrie, IA

 age: 37 years  birth  1880  Iowa

marital status 1st

bride's father: Thomas Smith  mother: Elizabeth E. Lewis

Witnesses:  Harry & Olive Barton

image number: 264 (this image of the actual county record can be viewed online)

reference number: v 3 p 114 rn 16714


Iowa, Marriages

groom Martin S. Hoyt

birthplace: Michigan

White age unk

father's name: Elyah Hoyt  mother Lizzie M. Higsby

marriage date: 19 Apr 1890   Gowrie, Webster, Iowa

bride Nellie B. Gray

birth: 1875 birthplace: Iowa  age: 15

father   James Gray    mother: Lizzie Adams

indexing project (batch) number: M58986-2


Michigan, Marriages

Groom Elijah Hoyt

birth date: 1834 age: 19

Bride  Mary Lizzy Higsby

 birth date: 1838  age: 15

marriage date: 14 Oct 1853  Calhoun,Michigan

indexing project (batch) number: M51829-2

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