Evelyn Louise Trace

2 December 1924–17 November 1999 (Age 74)
Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Evelyn Louise

When Evelyn Louise Trace was born on 2 December 1924, in Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Andrew Trace, was 36 and her mother, Harriet Grace Moats, was 36. She married Charles H. Helm on 17 August 1942, in Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Antrim Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Waynesboro, East Donegal Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1999. She died on 17 November 1999, at the age of 74, and was buried in Waynesboro, East Donegal Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Charles H. Helm
Evelyn Louise Trace
Marriage: 17 August 1942
David Carroll Helm

Spouse and Children

17 August 1942
Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States


    David Carroll Helm


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 20

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Treece .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Evelyn Trace in household of John Trace, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Evelyn L Trace in household of John A Trace, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Evelyn Louise Trace Helm in entry for David Carroll Helm and Jerolene Clarice Gearhart, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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