William M Helm

13 August 1808–February 1876 (Age 67)
Campbell, Virginia, United States

The Life of William M

When William M Helm was born on 13 August 1808, in Campbell, Virginia, United States, his father, James Helm, was 28 and his mother, Mary C. Chapman, was 20. He married Mary E Bond on 5 October 1837, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Williamson, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Tennessee, United States in 1870. He died in February 1876, in Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 67.

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William M Helm
1808–1876
Mary E Bond
1815–1854
Marriage: 5 October 1837
Susan Helm
1847–

Spouse and Children

    Male1808–1876Male

    Mary E Bond

    Female1815–1854Female

MARRIAGE
5 October 1837
Williamson, Tennessee, United States
children

(1)

    Susan Helm

    Female1847–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1812

Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 4

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 22

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Lancashire): topographic name for someone who lived by or worked at a rough temporary shelter for animals, Middle English helm (Old Norse hjalmr, related to the Old English and Old High German words in 2 below), or a habitational name from a minor place named Helm or Helme from this word, as for example in County Durham, Northumberland, and West Yorkshire.2 English, German, and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a maker of helmets, from Middle English, Middle High German, Middle Dutch helm.3 German and Dutch: from a medieval personal name, a short form of any of the various compound names formed with helm ‘helmet’. Compare, e.g., Helmbrecht .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Helm, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm M Helm, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William M Helm, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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