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Lydia HOYT

Worcester Mission Cemetery
Cherokee County,

Born on Tennessee River, 1803, and died near Park Hill Mission in Cherokee Nation, July 10, 1862.

Daughter of Major George Lowrey and wife Lucy Benge Lowrey, who was a half-sister of Sequoyah.

Lydia was educated at Brainerd Mission, Tennessee, where she joined the Presbyterian Church on January 3, 1819. Wrote first hymn in Cherokee Language.

Married Milo Hoyt and from this union ten children were born. Many of their descendants have made major contributions to the development of eastern Oklahoma.

The Major George Lowrey Family Association, 1966.

Contributed on 9/27/12 by judyfrog
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Submitted: 9/27/12 • Approved: 9/27/12 • Last Updated: 4/13/18 • R26778-G26778-S3

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