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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Robert Hellyer
Hannah Fry
Marriage: 25 January 1822
George Hellyer
Hannah Hellyer
William James Hellyer
Sarah Jane Hellyer
John Ira M. Hellyer
Nancy Ellen Hellyer
Noah W Hellyer

Spouse and Children


    Hannah Fry


25 January 1822
Harrison, Ohio, United States


    George Hellyer


    William James Hellyer


    Sarah Jane Hellyer


    Hannah Hellyer


    John Ira M. Hellyer


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)


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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.