Helen Almeda Record

December 1872–27 March 1906 (Age 33)
Chautauqua, Chautauqua, New York, United States

The Life of Helen Almeda

When Helen Almeda Record was born in December 1872, in Chautauqua, Chautauqua, New York, United States, her father, Dr Henry Allen Record MD, was 27 and her mother, Helen Mae Nelson, was 23. She married McClellan Barrus on 4 January 1889, in Forestville, Hanover, Chautauqua, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 27 March 1906, in Hanover, Chautauqua, New York, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Forestville, Hanover, Chautauqua, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

McClellan Barrus
Helen Almeda Record
Marriage: 4 January 1889
Ruth Barris
Henry Allen Barris
Ruth Lucinda Barris
Willard Record Barris

Spouse and Children

4 January 1889
Forestville, Hanover, Chautauqua, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Dr Henry Allen Record MD


    Helen Mae Nelson




    Willard Nelson Record


    Susan Mae Record




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 10

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Richward, a Norman personal name composed of the Germanic elements rīc ‘power(ful)’ + ward ‘guard’.2 French: from Old French record, recort ‘recollection’, ‘account’, ‘testimony’, and by extension ‘witness’, hence perhaps a nickname for someone who had given evidence in a court of law, or a metonymic occupational name for a clerk who recorded court proceedings.3 New England variant of French Ricard , reflecting an Americanized spelling of the Canadian pronunciation.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hellen A Barris in household of Mcleland Barris, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Helen A Barris in household of Mc *D Barris, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Almada Record in household of Henry A Record, "New York State Census, 1875"

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