Edwin Height Helms

30 April 1907–27 April 1978 (Age 71)
Mineral Springs, Union, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Edwin Height

When Edwin Height Helms was born on 30 April 1907, in Mineral Springs, Union, North Carolina, United States, his father, Hugh Alson Helms, was 38 and his mother, Frances "Fannie" Ellen Hartsell, was 31. He married Nell Ruth Marsh on 20 December 1932, in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Sandy Ridge Township, Union, North Carolina, United States in 1910. He died on 27 April 1978, in Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Height Helms
Nell Ruth Marsh
Marriage: 20 December 1932

Spouse and Children

20 December 1932
Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Hugh Alson Helms


    Frances "Fannie" Ellen Hartsell




+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 11

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Helm 1.2 North German and Dutch: patronymic from Helm 2–3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hight Helms in household of Hugh A Helms, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Height Helms in household of Hugh A Helms, "United States Census, 1910"
  • E Hight Helms, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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