Hannah Hayes

b. 24 August 1877, d. 24 August 1922

Hannah Hayes Wright, 1877-1922
  • Hannah Hayes was born on 24 August 1877 in Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada, at 77 Ontario Street attended by midwife Mrs. Lindsay.
  • 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 Hannah Hayes, Mary Ann Rushton, Jane Rushton, George Rushton, Henry Hayes and Louise Hayes. "Johanna" is identified as Hannah Hayes, age 37.
  • 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 Hannah Hayes, Henry Hayes and Louise Hayes. "Johanna" is identified as Hannah Hayes, age 54.
  • She married William Cornelius Foster Wright, son of George R. Wright and Eleanor Leafare Foster, on 19 September 1899 in Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada, The marriage was witnessed by Thomas Carroll and ??ra Hayes.
  • William Cornelius Foster Wright and Hannah Hayes appeared in the 31 March 1901 census of Canada in East Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada. Other members of the household included Eleanor Louise Wright.
  • A photographic portrait was made of Stanley and Eleanor Wright, about 1905.
  • Hannah Wright and daughter Eleanor were photographed about 1910.
    Hannah Hayes Wright and daughter Eleanor, about 1910
  • William Cornelius Foster Wright and Hannah Hayes appeared in the 1 June 1911 census of Canada in Mimico, Ontario, Canada, at Pidgeon Avenue. Other members of the household included Eleanor Louise Wright and Stanley Hayes Wright.
  • The following appeared in an Ontario newspaper: (Niagara Falls, Ont., Dec. 2) Harry Hayes, 78 years of age, died at his home, No. 79 McGrail avenue yesterday afternoon. The funeral will be held on Monday at 2:30 p. m., from the family residence to All Saints Church cemetery for burial -- motors. Deceased is survived by his widow, three daughters, Mrs. W. C. Wright, of Toronto; Mrs. J. Gorman of Niagara Falls, N. Y; Mrs. P. Wilson, Niagara Falls, N. Y., and one son, Harry, at home.
  • In Johanna Brassel's will probated in the Surrogate Court, Welland County, Ontario, Canada, heirs included Hannah Hayes and Jane Rushton, Henry Hayes and Louise Hayes.
  • Sisters Hannah, Louise and Jennie were photographed, with other assorted family members, at the beach, sometime about 1920.
  • Hannah Hayes died on 24 August 1922 at age 45 in Etobicoke, York County, Ontario, Canada, at Mimico.
  • William Cornelius Foster Wright became a widower at her death.
  • She was interred at Forest Lawn Mausoleum No. 2, Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada.
  • Last Edited: 26 Jan 2017

Family: William Cornelius Foster Wright b. 13 November 1870, d. 13 April 1960