Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana Archives

Rev. William Henry Stoy

The Rev. William H. Stoy was born in Hamilton, Ohio, 29 April 1833, the son of Henry William and Isiphena (Bemiss) Stoy. He graduated from Nashotah House seminary in 1859 and was ordained to the priesthood the following year by Bishop Upfold of Indiana. His first assignment was as vicar of St. John's Bristol, where he served from 1858 to 1859, also serving nearby Lima. In 1859 he went to Michigan City, where he remained until 1860, becoming a founder and organizer of St. James in Goshen. He then moved west, serving at Delafield, Wisconsin, 1860-1863; Amora, Nevada, 1863-1864; Marysville, California, 1864-1865; New Almaden, California, 1865-1866, Portland, Oregon, 1866-1871; Deer Lodge, Montana, 1871-1872; Logan, Utah, , 1872-1878; Marysville, California, 1878-1880; and San Rafael, California, 1880-1892. He died there on 28 February 1906. 

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