Helena Elizabeth Simon

23 September 1847–26 March 1934 (Age 86)
Boardman, Mahoning, Ohio, United States

The Life of Helena Elizabeth

When Helena Elizabeth Simon was born on 23 September 1847, in Boardman, Mahoning, Ohio, United States, her father, David Simon, was 35 and her mother, Susanna Gamber, was 24. She married John V. Mccurley on 5 February 1867, in Mahoning, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Louisa, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Columbus Junction, Louisa, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 26 March 1934, in Austin, Mower, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Columbus City Cemetery, Columbus City, Louisa, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

John V. Mccurley
Helena Elizabeth Simon
Marriage: 5 February 1867
Regis Mc Curley
Refus Howard McCurley
Mabel E. McCurley
Mabel McCarley

Spouse and Children

5 February 1867
Mahoning, Ohio, United States


    Regis Mc Curley


    Refus Howard McCurley


    Mabel E. McCurley


    Mabel McCarley


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World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 10

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 13

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 23

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

A name from the Normans from the scriptural name Shimón (in English Simeon), which has been variously translated as "one who hears and grants a petition," "favourable hearing," "gracious hearing," and "hearing with acceptance," from "shama," to hear. A nickname is Sim. Sìm is a Gaelic form of Simon. Sims is a male name derived from Simon.

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Sources (3)

  • Helena Mccurley in household of J V Mccurley, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Rebecca E Simon in household of David Simon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Helena Mc Curley in household of John V Mc Curley, "United States Census, 1870"

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