Manitoba Photographers: Ralph Harper Hoy (1910-1986)
Born at Elgin on 4 December 1910, son of Irish immigrants James Haggerty Hoy (1874-1932) and Agnes Abernethy (1875-1957), his family lived in the Turtle River area. On 27 April 1935, he married Evelyn Rose Brady (?-?) at Dauphin and they had three children: Nora Hoy (1936-?), Shirley Edith Hoy (1940-1994), and Tim Hoy. In the 1930s, the family lived at Red Lake, Ontario. In the 1950s he operated a photo studio in Brandon. He died at Kelowna, British Columbia on 24 January 1986.
Birth registration [Ralph Hoy], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Marriage registration [Ralph Harper Hoy, Evelyn Rose Brady], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
“Crippled child is flown home,” Winnipeg Free Press, 3 March 1938, page 3.
Death registration [Ralph Hoy], British Columbia Vital Statistics.
Ralph Harper Hoy, Ancestry.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 13 January 2023