Robert Hellyer

12 August 1801–14 March 1866 (Age 64)
Romney, Hampshire, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Robert

When Robert Hellyer was born on 12 August 1801, in Romney, Hampshire, West Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas Charles Hellyer, was 25 and his mother, Cynthia Racey, was 20. He married Hannah Fry on 25 January 1822, in Harrison, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 14 March 1866, in Washington, Iowa, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Robert Hellyer
1801–1866
Hannah Fry
1806–1857
Marriage: 25 January 1822
George Hellyer
1824–1891
Hannah Hellyer
1833–
William James Hellyer
1827–1907
Sarah Jane Hellyer
1831–1913
John Ira M. Hellyer
1833–1893
Nancy Ellen Hellyer
1839–1916
Noah W Hellyer
1843–

Spouse and Children

    Male1801–1866Male

    Hannah Fry

    Female1806–1857Female

MARRIAGE
25 January 1822
Harrison, Ohio, United States
children

(7)

    George Hellyer

    Male1824–1891Male

    William James Hellyer

    Male1827–1907Male

    Sarah Jane Hellyer

    Female1831–1913Female

    Hannah Hellyer

    Female1833–Female

    John Ira M. Hellyer

    Male1833–1893Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 2

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 18

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

English: variant spelling of Hillier 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Robert Hellyer, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Robert Hellyer in entry for Wm J. Hellyer and Clara P. Molona, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"
  • Robert Hellyer in entry for Wm J. Hellyer and Clara P. Molona, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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