Lee County Biography

Samuel Peter Hoyle
South Dixon Township


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This gentleman, who is one of the progressive farmers of South Dixon Twp., has a beautiful and well-improved estate located on section 35, and which includes 120 acres. He was born on his father's old homestead in this township, June 10, 1865. He was given a good education in the common schools residing with his parents until reaching his 22nd year, since which time he has lived on the farm which he now owns and occupies, and which adjoins the old homestead. He is a progressive and industrious young man and is the youngest son of John Hoyle, now residing in Eldena, for a further sketch of whom the reader is referred to the biography of Joshua P.Hoyle, found elsewhere in this book.

Our subject was married in South Dixon Township to Kathryn (Katie) Ulrich, who was born June 6, 1866 in Sandwich, DeKalb County, this state. She is the daughter of Joseph and Maggie (Hupt) Ulrich, now residing in Marion Twp., this county, but who were natives of France and Ireland, repsectively. Mrs. Hoyle is the eldest of the parental family of five sons and two daughters yet living, and was reared and educated in Marion Township. By her union with our subject, she has become the m other of one son, John J. Mr. and Mrs. Hoyle are highly esteemed in the community in which they reside, and in her relgious faith the wife is a Catholic. Mr. Hoyle is a Republican in politics and is thoroughly in sympathy with all good measures.

Portraits and Biographical Lee County IL Pg 732
He mainly went by the name of Peter Samuel Hoyle

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