When John Joseph Hoey was born on October 28, 1895, in Castlebellingham, Louth, Ireland, his father, Matthew, was 29 and his mother, Sarah (Marley), was 30. They lived on the Sea Road, Castlebellingham in the civil parish of Gernonstown.
He met in Scotland (where he had sought work) and later married Elizabeth Ann McConville on November 29, 1923, in Centerville, Iowa after emigrating to the United States that year.
They had five children in 13 years and lived in the New York City area.
He died on September 27, 1983, in Forestburgh, New York, at the age of 87, and was buried in Forestburgh in Sullivan County, New York.
|Date of Birth||28th Oct 1895|
|Date of Death||27th Sep 1983|
|Mother (First Name/s and Maiden)||Sarah Marley|
|Father (First Name/s and Surname)||Matthew Hoey|
|Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname)||Elizabeth Ann McConville|