Transcribed from History of Labette County, Kansas and its Representative Citizens, ed. & comp. by Hon. Nelson Case. Pub. by Biographical Publishing Co., Chicago, Ill. 1901

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David Hoy

DAVID HOY, a prosperous farmer of Labette county, Kansas, is located in the southwest quarter of section 11, Montana township. He is a man of good business ability, and has met with great success in the pursuit of his calling. Mr. Hoy was born in Perry county, Illinois, in 1861, and lived there until he was brought by his parents to Kansas, in 1868. He is a son of Daniel Hoy, who was born in Ireland, and came to America at the age of fifteen years.

Daniel Hoy came to Kansas, in 1868, and located in the southwest quarter of section 11, Montana township, Labette county, upon which he lived until his death, in February, 1901. He married Caroline Muir, who was born in Missouri, and now resides on the home farm with her son. The following children were born to bless this union: David; Sarah J.; James; Martha; Mary; Henry; Dee; and Emma.

David Hoy succeeded his father as owner of the old homestead, and has since engaged in general farming. He is possessed of many excellent traits of character, and has numerous friends throughout his section of the county. His mother is a faithful member of the Methodist Episcopal church.