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Rachel Louisa Howard Hayes
Birth: Aug. 5, 1875
Boydsville
Graves County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 20, 1976
Wichita Falls
Wichita County
Texas, USA

As a small child Lou came with her parents from Kentucky to Indian Territory Chicksaw Nation. The parents brought five small children and after arriving in IT five more siblings were born into the family. The mother died when some of the children were very young and Lou helped her father raise the youngest. Her father, Wilson, practiced medicine the old fashioned way traveling by horse and buggy; Lou often rode with her father to care for patients,and is said to help her father mix some of the medicines he used. Lou married Herbert Barton Hayes in May 11, 1902. They made their permanent home in Wichita Falls, where eight Hayes children were born:
William Meyers
Syble Mary
Leon Herbert
Harry Howard
Anna Lucile
Eddie Ray
Madelyne Sylvia
Juanita
Lou made a happy home for the six children who lived to maturity. Lou lived to celebrate her 100th birthday; but died nine months later. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Wilson Campbell Howard (1847 - 1936)
  Macinda Belle Cook Howard (1853 - 1896)
 
 Spouse:
  Herbert Barton Hayes (1863 - 1949)
 
 Children:
  Juanita "Nita" Hayes Hamilton (1919 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  May Howard Hammond (1872 - 1916)*
  Martha Leticia Howard Crow (1872 - 1949)*
  William Perle Howard (1874 - 1959)*
  Rachel Louisa Howard Hayes (1875 - 1976)
  Robert Lee Howard (1879 - 1958)*
  Ada Belle Howard Russell (1885 - 1981)*
  Minnie Howard Vanderburg (1888 - 1991)*
  George Philip Howard (1890 - 1971)*
  Benjamin Franklin Howard (1894 - 1979)*
  John Vernon Howard (1895 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Wichita Falls
Wichita County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Jstafford
Originally Created by: billye schulle
Record added: Jan 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47224030
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