Lecy Helms

Brief Life History of Lecy

When Lecy Helms was born on 11 July 1825, in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, her father, Joel E Helms Sr., was 32 and her mother, Lecy Thomas, was 31. She died in 1926, at the age of 101.

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Family Time Line

Joel E Helms Sr.
1793–1849
Lecy Thomas
1794–1869
Leatha 'Letie' Helms
1812–1888
Rev Moses Wayland Helms
1814–1883
Aaron Sims Helms
1816–1883
Nancy Jane L. Helms
1818–1880
John W. Helms
1820–
Charles Ingram Helms
1823–1902
Lecy Helms
1825–1926
Edith Ella Helms
1827–1907
Nicey Helms
1829–1923
Joel E. Helms Jr.
1831–1904
Milbery Pearl Helms
1834–1917
Lee Dicey Helms
1841–

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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.

1830 · Trail of Tears

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

1853 · First State Fair

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Name Meaning

English (Northamptonshire): variant of Helm from the plural or, in some cases, a post-medieval variant, with excrescent -s.

North German and Dutch: patronymic from Helm 3-4.

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

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