Wells,  Louisa Henderson

Wells, Louisa Henderson

Female 1859 - 1944  (84 years)  

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  • Name Wells, Louisa Henderson  [1
    Born 25 Nov 1859  Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 5 Mar 1944  Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2

    • Obituary: New York Times. 6 Mar 1944.

      MRS. JAMES H. POST
      Daughter of Pastor Dies 6 Years to Day After Husband

      Mrs. Louisa Wells Post died yesterday at her home, 88 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, six years to the day after the death of her husband, James H. Post, sugar refiner and philanthropist, who was president if the National Sugar Refining company of New Jersey and first president of the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies. They were married in 1887, two years before Mr. Post became a partner in thefirm of B. H. Howell Son & Co., molasses and sugar dealers, which he had entered as an office boy.

      Mrs. Post was a daughter of the Rev. John D. Wells, for fifty years pastor of the South Third Street Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn. She had long been interested in Presbyterian missions and had served as corresponding secretary of the Brooklyn Y.M.C.A.

      She leaves three daughters, Mrs. Philip A. Hubert of Summit, N.J.; Mrs. Thomas I. Morrow and Miss Jessie W. Post of Brooklyn. Mr. Post died in the Remsen Street house at the age of 78.

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      It is said that when Louisa Wells Post died in 1944, her unmarried daughter Jessie inherited the Post properties in Brookhaven, NY. On Jessie's death in 1950, the Brookhaven property was inherited by her sister, Elizabeth Post Morrow.
    Buried Woodland Cemetery, Bellport, Suffolk, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Person ID I64306  Sackett
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2013 

    Father Wells, Rev. James Dunlap,   b. 25 Oct 1815, Whitesborough, Oneida, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1903, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Henderson, Jessie,   b. 16 Oct 1821, Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1871, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 1 May 1849  Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children
    1. Wells, Louisa Henderson,   b. 25 Nov 1859, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1944, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    Family ID F22740  Group Sheet

    Family Post, James Howell,   b. 13 Oct 1859, New Rochelle, Westchester, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1938, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 26 Oct 1887  Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Post, Jessie Wells,   b. 8 Oct 1888, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1950, Bellport, Suffolk County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. Post, Helen Marion,   b. 6 May 1890, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1973, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Post, Elizabeth,   b. 26 Jun 1896, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     4. Post, Elisabeth C.,   b. 27 Jul 1896, Brookhaven, Suffolk County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1992, Brookhaven, Suffolk County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F22739  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Nov 1859 - Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Oct 1887 - Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Post, Jessie Wells - 8 Oct 1888 - Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Post, Helen Marion - 6 May 1890 - Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Post, Elizabeth - 26 Jun 1896 - Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Post, Elisabeth C. - 27 Jul 1896 - Brookhaven, Suffolk County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Mar 1944 - Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodland Cemetery, Bellport, Suffolk, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 1900 Census, Borough of Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York
      SD No. 2; ED No. 288; Sheet No. 13B; 19 June 1900
      140 Ross Street
      189/292
      Post, Louisa W., wife, W, F, Nov. 1859, 40, M, 13, 3-3, New York, New York, New York, ---
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      http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=hamlet001&id=I4
      Obituary: New York Times. 6 Mar 1944.

      MRS. JAMES H. POST
      Daughter of Pastor Dies 6 Years to Day After Husband

      Mrs. Louisa Wells Post died yesterday at her home, 88 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, six years to the day after the death of her husband, James H. Post, sugar refiner and philanthropist, who was president if the National Sugar Refining company of New Jersey and first president of the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies. They were married in 1887, two years before Mr. Post became a partner in the firm of B. H. Howell Son & Co., molasses and sugar dealers, which he had entered as an office boy.

      Mrs. Post was a daughter of the Rev. John D. Wells, for fifty years pastor of the South Third Street Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn. She had long been interested in Presbyterian missions and had served as corresponding secretary of the Brooklyn Y.M.C.A.

      She leaves three daughters, Mrs. Philip A. Hubert of Summit, N.J.; Mrs. Thomas I. Morrow and Miss Jessie W. Post of Brooklyn. Mr. Post died in the Remsen Street house at the age of 78.

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      It is said that when Louisa Wells Post died in 1944, her unmarried daughter Jessie inherited the Post properties in Brookhaven, NY. On Jessie's death in 1950, the Brookhaven property was inherited by her sister, Elizabeth Post Morrow.

  • Sources 
    1. [S258] World Connect Database, db=hamlet001 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S957] Obituary: Louisa Wells Post.

    3. [S934] Cemetery: Woodland.


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