F, b. 24 May 1878, d. 29 August 1954
Louise Hayes|b. 24 May 1878\nd. 29 Aug 1954|p19.htm|Henry Hayes|b. 5 Apr 1836\nd. 1 Dec 1916|p20.htm|Johanna Brassel|b. 23 Aug 1842\nd. 14 Mar 1919|p21.htm|Henry Hayes|b. s 1815|p26.htm|Catherine (?)|b. s 1815|p27.htm|||||||
Louise Hayes Wilson, 1878-1954
- Father: Henry Hayes b. 5 April 1836, d. 1 December 1916
- Mother: Johanna Brassel b. 23 August 1842, d. 14 March 1919
- Louise Hayes was born on 24 May 1878 in Ontario, Canada, although her Ontario birth record has yet to be found.
- Henry Hayes and Johanna Brassel appeared in the 4 April 1881 census of Canada in Niagara Falls, formerly Clifton, Welland County, Ontario, Canada. Other members of the household included Louise Hayes, Mary Ann Rushton, Jane Rushton, George Rushton, Henry Hayes and Hannah Hayes.
- Henry Hayes and Johanna Brassel appeared in the 6 April 1891 census of Canada in Niagara Falls, Welland County, Ontario, Canada. Other members of the household included Louise Hayes, Henry Hayes and Hannah Hayes.
- Henry Hayes and Johanna Brassel appeared in the 31 March 1901 census of Canada in Niagara Falls, Welland County, Ontario, Canada, at McGrail. Other members of the household included Louise Hayes, Henry Hayes.
- The following appeared on 9 June 1903 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Announcement is made of the approaching wedding of Miss Louise Hayes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hayes of Niagara Falls Center, Ont., to Mr. Peter M. Wilson, the wedding to take place on Wedensday, June 24th.
- She married Peter MacIntosh Wilson, son of Robert Thomas Wilson and Margaret Adams, on 24 June 1903 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at 751 8th Street, at the residence of Louise's sister Jennie Gorman..
- The following appeared on 26 June 1903 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: The wedding of Miss Louisa Hayes and Mr. Peter M. Wilson of Buffalo took place at the home of the bride's sister, Mrs. J. Gorman, No. 751 Eighth Street, at 8:30 Wednesday evening. It was a very pretty affair, the house being handsomely decorated with smilax and potted plants. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. William Barrows, president of De Veaux College, who used the impressive English Services. Miss Maud Wilson a sister of the groom, was the bridesmaid, and Mr. Harry Hayes, brother of the bride, acted as best man. The bride wore a gown of champagne colored crepe de chene trimmed with Cluny lace. The bridesmaid wore a brown batiste over green taffeta, lace trimmings. The bridal procession came down the front stairway and was med at the arch of greens by the bride's brother[-in-law], Mr. Wright, who gave her away. An elaborate wedding feast followed the ceremony. The happy couple left at 9:15 for a trip to the Thousand Islands. They will be at home after July 10 at No. 751 Eighth Street.
- On a postcard postmarked 30 August 1907, "Souvenir of Olcott Beach," with photos of "Lou & Pete," and addressed to Mrs. Jennie Gorman, Youngstown, N.Y., c/o0 Mr. F. M. Woolworth, Louise Wilson wrote: Dear Sister -- What do you think of This. Hope you are feeling better. Are having a grand time. All well, wish love, Lou & Pete.
- Peter MacIntosh Wilson and Louise Hayes appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at 525 Ninth Street. Other members of the household included Dorothy Edna Gorman.
- The following appeared on 13 September 1912 in The Niagara Falls Gazette: The home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Henry Leavens of Hoyt street, Buffalo, was the scene of a pretty wedding yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock, when their daughter, Maizie F., was married to Mr. Harold Wilson Brauer by the Reverend Raphael H. Miller of the Richmond Avenue Church of Christ. Among the guests were Mr. and Mrs. Oliver, and Mr. and Mrs. Wilson of this city.
- About 1915, Louise and Pete Wilson were photographed with daughter Carolyn on their porch steps.
- In Johanna Brassel's will probated in the Surrogate Court, Welland County, Ontario, Canada, heirs included Louise Hayes and Jane Rushton, Henry Hayes and Hannah Hayes.
- She and Peter MacIntosh Wilson purchased property at 336 Seventh Street, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, on 29 August 1919.
- Peter, Louise and Carolyn Wilson apparently were overlooked in the 1920 census due to an enumerating error. Dorothy Gorman is identified as "Niece" in the household of John Connor at 463 5th Street. and the family of Chester Wright is enumerated at 461. The Wilsons likely still were living at 461 5th Street on 1 January 1920, since Louise's mother Johanna Hayes died there on 14 March 1919.
- Sisters Hannah, Louise and Jenny were photographed, with other assorted family members, during a day at the beach, about 1921.
- A photographic portrait was made of little Bobby, about 1927.
- Peter MacIntosh Wilson and Louise Hayes appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Niagara Falls, New York, at 336 Seventh Street Also living in the household was roomer Vincent DeFrances.. Other members of the household included Henry Hayes, Carolyn Margaret Wilson and Robert Emerson Wilson.
- The following appeared on 13 October 1936 in The Niagara Falls Gazette: Mr. and Mrs. Peter M. Wilson, of Seventh street, have returned from Atlantic City, where Mr. Wilson was a delegate to the National Safety convention. Miss Carolyn Wilson, of Buffalo, and Peter Wilson, of McKoon avenue, accompanied them to Atlantic City.
- Robert Wilson's five children and his only living sibling gathered in Lockport when he and Alice visited from California during the summer of 1937.
- The following appeared on 21 January 1941 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Harry Hayes, 65, a retired silver-plater of the Rogers Silverware corporation, died yesterday afternoon at Memorial hospital. He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Peter M. Wilson and Mrs. Jennie Gorman, both of this city. Funeral services will be held from the Hardison and Beatty funeral home tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock, with the Rev. David Henry Weeks officiating. Interment will be in All Saints cemetery, Niagara Falls, Ont.
- During the summer of 1950, family gathered at Zion Lutheran Church in Niagara Falls for the christening of Frederick Augustus Vorwerk Jr. Pictured are baby Frederick and his parents, Pete Wilson, Marilyn Wilson (husband Bob the photographer), Elsa Vorwerk, Elizabeth Vorwerk, Louise Wilson and Eleanor Hayworth, with young Frederick's sisters Margaret and Elsa Vorwerk in front.
- Peter MacIntosh Wilson became a widower at her death.
- Louise Hayes died on 29 August 1954 at age 76 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York.
- She was interred at Riverdale Cemetery, Lewiston, Niagara County, New York.
- The following appeared on 31 August 1954 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Funeral services will be held Wednesday for Mrs. Louise H. Wilson, 75, of 336 Seventh St., who died yesterday at her home.
Born in Niagara Falls, Ont., she had been a resident of this city for 25 yeaRs.
She is survived by her husband, Peter M. Wilson, a son, Robert E. Wilson, this city; a daughter, Mrs. Carolyn M. Vorwerk, Laurelton, N.J., and four grandchildren.
Services will be held at the Gridley Funeral Home at 3 p.m., with the Rev. John A. Wickenden officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
- A single grave marker identifies the graves of Peter MacIntosh Wilson and Louise Hayes.
- Last Edited: 15 Feb 2013