Hoyt, Nathan, Dd
Hoyt, Nathan, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Gilmanton, Belknap County, N.H., February 27, 1793. He was educated at Cambridge, Massachusetts, but did not enter college on account of ill-health. He was licensed by Albany Presbytery in 1823, and ordained by the same presbytery in 1826. He first labored in Troy, N.Y., as a city missionary, and on his removal to South Carolina became pastor of the Beech Island Church. His next pastorate was in Washington, Georgia, and his third and last was in Athens, where he labored with much zeal and efficiency, for nearly thirty-six years. He died July 12, 1866. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1867, page 437.