When Robert Hellyer was born on 12 August 1801, in Romney, Hampshire, West Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas Charles Hellyer I, 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.
English: variant of Hillier .