Helen Findlay

4 March 1759–
Avondale, Lanarkshire, Scotland

The Life of Helen

When Helen Findlay was born on 4 March 1759, in Avondale, Lanarkshire, Scotland, her father, James Finlay, was 31 and her mother, Agnes Gillies, was 28. She married Andrew Dykes on 19 February 1785, in Avondale, Lanarkshire, Scotland. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Dykes
1757–1842
Helen Findlay
1759–
Marriage: 19 February 1785
Andrew Dykes
1786–1861
Agnes Dykes
1794–1856
Mary Dykes
1788–1879
James Dykes
1791–1865
John Dykes
1792–1855
William Dykes
1796–1889
Mungo Dykes
1798–1851
Robert Dykes
1801–1888
Janet Dykes
1803–1891
Thomas Dykes
1805–1856
Francis Dykes
1807–1882

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 February 1785
Avondale, Lanarkshire, Scotland
children

(11)

    Andrew Dykes

    Male1786–1861Male

    Mary Dykes

    Female1788–1879Female

    James Dykes

    Male1791–1865Male

    John Dykes

    Male1792–1855Male

    Agnes Dykes

    Female1794–1856Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Finlay

    Male1728–Male

    Female1731–Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Finley .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Helen in entry for Thomas Dykes, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Helen in entry for Robert Dukes, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Helen Finlay in entry for Andrew Dykes, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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