Thomas S. Jackson Helmick

April 1863–1 January 1944 (Age 80)
Braxton, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas S. Jackson

When Thomas S. Jackson Helmick was born in April 1863, in Braxton, Virginia, United States, his father, Ira Ellis Helmick, was 39 and his mother, Christina Wymer, was 41. He married Sarah Rebecca Boggs on 26 December 1884, in Braxton, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Saltlick, Braxton, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Salt Lick District, Braxton, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 1 January 1944, in Sutton, Braxton, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Union, Monroe, West Virginia, United States.

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Thomas S. Jackson Helmick
Sarah Rebecca Boggs
Marriage: 26 December 1884
Viola Lewis Helmick

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1884Braxton, West Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1864 · Arlington Cemetery
    Age 1
    Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.
    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    Age 23
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Helmich .Americanized form of Polish and German Helmik: from Helmik, an Old Prussian name.Americanized form of Polish Chełmik or Hełmik: perhaps a nickname from hełm ‘helmet’ or a topographic name derived from Old Polish chełm ‘hill, hummock’.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Jackson Helwick, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Thomas S Helmick in household of Ira C Helmick, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Thomas Jackson Helmick, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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