Sarah Helms

7 August 1796–26 September 1872 (Age 76)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Helms was born on 7 August 1796, in Tennessee, United States, her father, James Helms, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Terry, was 41. She married Morgan Hawkins on 28 March 1819, in Daviess, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Prairie Township, Davis, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Union Township, Wayne, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 September 1872, in Wayne, Iowa, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Sharon Cemetery, Wayne, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Morgan Hawkins
1798–1887
Sarah Helms
1796–1872
Marriage: 28 March 1819
James Logan Hawkins
1824–1919
Wesley Walter Hawkins
1829–1891
Charles Oliver Hawkins
1831–1908
Martha Ann Hawkins
1838–1926
Sarah A Hawkins
1840–1918

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 March 1819
Daviess, Kentucky, United States
children

(5)

    James Logan Hawkins

    Male1824–1919Male

    Wesley Walter Hawkins

    Male1829–1891Male

    Male1831–1908Male

    Female1838–1926Female

    Sarah A Hawkins

    Female1840–1918Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1755–1827Male

    Elizabeth Terry

    Female1755–Female

siblings

(12)

    Hannah Helms

    Female1781–1866Female

    Frances Helms

    Female1785–Female

    Male1787–1834Male

    John Helms

    Male1791–Male

    William M Helms

    Male1793–Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 7

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 23

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Helm 1.2 North German and Dutch: patronymic from Helm 2–3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Hawkins in household of Morgan Hawkins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Hawkins in household of Morgan Hawkins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Hawkins in household of Morgan Hawkins, "United States Census, 1850"

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