John Helsel

about 1790–1852 (Age 62)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John

When John Helsel was born about 1790, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johann Tobias Helsel, was 23 and his mother, Christina Brenner, was 21. He married Elizabeth Hoffman about 1818, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1852, in Richland, Dean Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

John Helsel
1790–1852
Elizabeth Hoffman
1799–
Marriage: about 1818
Christian Helsel
1819–1882
Mary Helsel
1824–1905
George Helsel
1824–1879
Martin Helsel
1832–1862
John Helsel
1831–1909
Sarah Helsel
1834–1931
Jacob Helsel
1839–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1818
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(7)

    Christian Helsel

    Male1819–1882Male

    Mary Helsel

    Female1824–1905Female

    George Helsel

    Male1824–1879Male

    John Helsel

    Male1831–1909Male

    Martin Helsel

    Male1832–1862Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

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World Events (7)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 1

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
1808

Age 18

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German Hoelzel .

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

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