Helena Koentje

Female14 May 1815–13 December 1907

Brief Life History of Helena

Helena Koentje was born on 14 May 1815, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany as the daughter of Johann Koentje. She married Heinrich Friedrich Phillip Wendt on 12 April 1844, in Oldenburg, Germany. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Davis, Stephenson, Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 13 December 1907, in Cortland, Gage, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Immanuel Cemetery, Gage, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Heinrich Friedrich Phillip Wendt
Helena Koentje
Marriage: 12 April 1844
Louisa Carolina Amalia Magdalena Helena Wendt
Henry Friedrich Phillip Wendt
Mary Louise Henrietta Wendt
Friedrich Ludwig W P Wendt
Wilhelmina Carolina Wendt

Sources (3)

  • Hellen Wendt in household of Phillip Wendt, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Helena Koentje - Published information: birth-name: Helena Koentje
  • Helena Koentje Wendt, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 April 1844Oldenburg, Germany
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 4

    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. 


    Age 22

    Historical Boundaries: 1837: Stephenson, Illinois, United States


    Age 31

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Koert, a pet form of Koenraad, see Conrad .

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

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