Grimsby Newspapers
Hoover, Mrs. Peter (Birthday: 92 on 1 Aug 1946)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 25 Jul 1946, p. 4

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Pictured above is Mrs. Peter Hoover, of Ridgeville and Hamilton, with her oldest son, ex-mayor Arthur Hewson, of Grimsby. Mrs. Hoover will celebrate her 92nd birthday on Thursday next, having been born on August 1st, 1854, in the State of Michigan. When a small child she moved to the Township of Caistor with her parents, and it was there she met and married the late Andrew Hewson on October 6th, 1875. The happy young couple moved to Grimsby where Mr. Hewson for a great number of years was a valued employee of the John H. Group Foundry Co., which also operated a basket factory and it was in this factory that ex-mayor Hewson learned the rudiments of the basket business. Mr. Hewson passed away on Sept. 29th, 1915. To this union were eight children, Arthur Hewson, Grismby; Mrs. J.S. White, Hamilton; Mrs. F.L. Soper, St. Catharines; Mrs. Wm. Tobin, Buffalo; Mrs. Thos. C. Voight, Grimsby; three children are deceased. She has 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. On July 6th, 1924 she married Mr. Peter Hoover, of Ridgeville. Mr. Hoover is now 94 and at present is in failing health, but up until a couple years ago he was a very smart and active man...

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25 Jul 1946
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1 Aug 1946
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Hoover, Mrs. Peter (Birthday: 92 on 1 Aug 1946)