Helen Hart

24 November 1873–8 October 1965 (Age 91)
Humboldt, California, United States

The Life of Helen

When Helen Hart was born on 24 November 1873, in Humboldt, California, United States, her father, Frederick Plummer Hart, was 39 and her mother, Mary A. Smith, was 40. She married Arthur P Hilborn on 5 June 1907, in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Ferndale, Humboldt, California, United States for about 20 years and Suisun City, Solano, California, United States for about 20 years. She died on 8 October 1965, in Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 91.

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Arthur P Hilborn
Helen Hart
Marriage: 5 June 1907
Frances Hart Hilborn

Spouse and Children

5 June 1907
Fresno, Fresno, California, United States


    Frances Hart Hilborn


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 18

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 25

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English and North German: from a personal name or nickname meaning ‘stag’, Middle English hert, Middle Low German hërte, harte.2 German: variant spelling of Hardt 1 and 2.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name or a nickname from German and Yiddish hart ‘hard’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Helen Hart in household of Mary A Hart, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Helen H Hilborn in household of Arthur Hilborn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen R Hilborn in household of Arthur Hilborn, "United States Census, 1920"

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