Helen B Disbrow

22 August 1853–25 March 1910 (Age 56)
Van Wert, Ohio, United States

The Life of Helen B

When Helen B Disbrow was born on 22 August 1853, in Van Wert, Ohio, United States, her father, Gideon Disbrow, was 47 and her mother, Orilla Mary Landgon, was 28. She married George Henry Adams about 1872, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Sidney, Fremont, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 25 March 1910, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 56.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

George Henry Adams
Helen B Disbrow
Marriage: about 1872
Anna Ora Adams
Jane S. Adams
William Samuel Adams
George H. Adams
Jennie Adams
Bert Adams

Spouse and Children

    George Henry Adams



about 1872
Ohio, United States


    Anna Ora Adams


    Jane S. Adams


    William Samuel Adams


    George H. Adams


    Jennie Adams


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Gideon Disbrow


    Orilla Mary Landgon




World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 7

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 17

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Disborough, a habitational name from places in Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire called Desborough. The first is named from Old English dwostle ‘pennyroyal’ + beorg ‘hill’; the second from the Old English personal name Dēor + burh ‘fortress’, ‘stronghold’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Helen Adams in household of Albert Baughman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Helen B Adams in household of Georg Adams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Helen Adams in household of Samuel Disbrow, "United States Census, 1880"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.