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Frances Hoyt (Tuxbury)

Also Known As: "Tweksbury", "Jewell"
Birthplace: England
Death: after 1697
Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Brundish Branish Tuxbury / Tuxberry
Wife of Sgt. Maj. John Hoyt, Sr., of Upwey & Amesbury
Mother of Sarah Hoyt; Mary Martin; Joseph Hoyt; Joseph Hoyt; Marah Hoyt and 3 others

Managed by: Christopher Garland
Last Updated:

About Frances Hoyt


John Hoyt died on 28 Feb 1687/8 in Amesbury. He married first Frances Unknown. She died on 23 Feb 1642/3, apparently in childbirth, in Salisbury. He married second Frances Unknown, perhaps Tuxbury. She survived him and was living in 1697.

John took the oath of fidelity on 1 Oct 1650. He took the freeman's oath on 31 Mar 1663. He was frequently on the grand jury on 13 Apr 1652 (1;252), 14 Apr 1663 (3;56), 9 Apr 1667 (3;404), 12 Oct 1669 (4;183) and 9 Apr 1678 (6;427). He was chosen selectman in Mar 1681/2. He was moderator of the town meeting in Apr 1687. He was the sergeant of the Salisbury militia company.

Children of John Hoyt and the second Frances Unknown:

  1. Sarah Hoyt was born on 11 Jan 1644/5 in Salisbury. She died on 26 Feb 1644/5 in Salisbury.
  2. Mary Hoyt was born on 20 Jan 1648/9 in Salisbury. She married Christopher Bartlet on 19 Dec 1663 in Salisbury. [This would make her rather young to be married.]
  3. Joseph Hoyt was born on 13 May 1648 in Salisbury. He died on 19 Apr 1648 [!] in Salisbury.
  4. Joseph Hoyt was born on 27 Nov 1649 in Salisbury. He died on 24 Jan 1649/50 in Salisbury.
  5. "Marah" Hoyt was born on 24 November 1653 in Salisbury. She died on 1 Dec 1653 in Salisbury.
  6. Naomi Hoyt was born on 23 Jan 1654/5 in Newbury. She married first John Lovejoy on 23 Mar 1677/8 in Andover. [Ref, p. 56] He died on 14 Jul 1680 [Ref, 8;56] in Andover. She married second Richard Stratton after 1684. Richard was the son of Samuel and Mary (Frye) Stratton. Naomi Lovejoy, administratrix of her deceased husband's estate, presented his inventory to court on 30 Nov 1680. Naomi Lovejoy was fined for fornication with Benjamin Abbott in Jun 1683. [Ref, 9;59] In 1684, they had an illegitimate daughter [Ref, 9;427] in Andover.
  7. Dorothy Hoyt was born on 13 Apr 1656 in Salisbury. Dorothy was charged with putting on men's clothes. As she had left the county, her father John appeared in court in her stead on 25 Sep 1677. He admitted that she was guilty and said that she was penitent. It was ordered that she be severely whipped when she returned unless her father paid a fine of 40 s. [Ref, 6;341]
  8. Mehitable Hoyt was born on 25 Oct 1664 in Salisbury


'Frances Tuxberry

- 1643

Name Frances Tuxberry

Gender Female

Died 1643 Amesbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA

Person ID I544 OurNorthernRoots | Andrew Burdett Ancestry

Last Modified 29 Aug 2011

Family John Hoyt, d. 28 Feb 1687/1688, Amesbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA


+ 1. John Hoyt, b. 23 Jun 1638, Amesbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA ,

d. 7 Aug 1696, Andover, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA (Age 58 years)

+ 2. Frances Hoyt, b. 1640, Amesbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA ,

d. 1720, Amesbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA (Age ~ 80 years)

+ 3. Thomas Hoyt, b. 01 Jan 1640,

d. 31 Jan 1690, Amesbury, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA (Age 50 years)

Family ID F6705

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'Frances Hoyt (Tewksbury, Tukesbury, Tuxberry)

Born in England on 1622 to Tuxberry and Private.

Frances married John Hoyt and had 12 children.

She passed away on 23 Feb 1642 in Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA.

Family Members


Tuxberry 1585-Unknown



John Hoyt 1625-1684


Frances Hoyt 1638-1720

John Hoyt 1636-1693

Gregorie Hoyt 1640-1639

Thomas Hoyt 1640-1691

Elizabeth Hoyt 1642-1644

Sarah Hoyt 1654-1644

Mary Hoyt 1654-1695

Joseph Hoyt 1648-1649

Marah Hoyt 1646-1653

Naomi Hoyt 1655-1687

Dorothy Hoyt 1656-1677

Mehitable Hoyt 1660-1665

Frances TEWKSBURY was born date unknown.


Sgt. John HOYT. Sgt. John HOYT and Frances TEWKSBURY were married before 1645.

Children were:

Sarah HOYT, Mary HOYT, Joseph HOYT, Joseph HOYT, Marah HOYT,

Naomi HOYT, Dorothy HOYT, Mehitable HOYT.

'Frances JEWELL

was born in 1612 in England.

She died on 23 FEB 1642/43 at Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.

She has Ancestral File Number 93W3-JG.


Sgt. John HOYT.

Sgt. John HOYT

and Frances JEWELL were married before 1633.

Children were:

Frances HOYT,

John HOYT,

Thomas HOYT (twin),

Gregorie HOYT (twin),

Elizabeth HOYT.

Either died on 1641 or 1642. Died in childbirth, giving birth to Elizabeth

According to one private genealogy Mehitable was the 6th child of John and Frances. Mehitable Hoyt was the daughter of John Hoyt and his second wife Frances Brundish. John's first wife Frances Tuxbury had died. Mehitable's father was born in England in 1610. He married her mother c 1643 in Salisbury, MA. John Hoyt died in Salisbury on Feb 28, 1687 and was buried there. Mehitable's grandfather, Simeon Hoyt, was born in Upway, Dorchester, Dorset Co. England in 1590 and married Deborah Stowers. Grandfather Simeon died in Stamford, Fairfield, CT and is buried there. Mehitable was the sixth of 14 children and born Oct 25, 1664 and died before 1691 in Amesbury, MA and is buried there.

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Frances Hoyt's Timeline

January 11, 1645
Age 25
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
February 20, 1646
Age 26
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
May 13, 1648
Age 28
November 27, 1649
Age 29
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
November 24, 1653
Age 33
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
January 23, 1655
Age 35
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
April 13, 1656
Age 36
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
October 25, 1664
Age 44
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States