E. O. Hoyt
E. O Hoyt, was born in Addison county, Vermont, in 1825. His father came west in 1848, settling near Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He lived a short time in Illinois, coming to Cass county in June, 1857, where he has since resided, excepting three years and a half passed in Council Bluffs during the war. He first settled on the farm 3 1/2 miles northeast of Atlantic, known as the "Hoyt place." At the starting of Atlantic, Mr. Hoyt came and engaged in the saddle and leather business, in which business he continues.
From "History of Cass County, Iowa Together With Brief Mention of Old Settlers," by Lafe Young, Atlantic, Iowa, Telegraph Steam Printing House, 1877, pg. 100.