Helen Irene Wilhelmina Boeddeker

22 March 1912–28 October 1986 (Age 74)
Niota, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life of Helen Irene Wilhelmina

When Helen Irene Wilhelmina Boeddeker was born on 22 March 1912, in Niota, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Anthony August "Tony" Boeddeker, was 23 and her mother, Clara Maud Walker, was 21. She lived in Washington Township, Lee, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Waterloo Township, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 28 October 1986, in Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Harold Leroy Sisson
1907–1979
Helen Irene Wilhelmina Boeddeker
1912–1986

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Anthony August "Tony" Boeddeker

    Male1888–1937Male

    Clara Maud Walker

    Female1890–1976Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · Women get the right to vote in Illinois

Age 1

Grace Wilbur Trout was elected president of the Chicago Political Equality League and started her presidency by making sure that each senate district was supporting suffrage for women. A few months later, the bill was up for voting in the state. Trout and her team went as far as to get male voters from their homes. The bill passed giving Women the right to vote for President of the Nation and all local offices not in the Illinois Constitution.
1932

Age 20

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

North German (Bödeker) and Dutch: one of several occupational names for a cooper, from Middle Low German bodeker, bödeker, an agent derivative of bodek, budik ‘vat’, ‘barrel’. Compare Boettcher .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Helen Boeddeker in household of Anthony Boeddeker, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Helen W Boeddeker in household of Tony A Boeddeker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Helen Boeddeker in household of Anthony Boeddeker, "United States Census, 1930"

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