Gladys Marian Helsel

30 July 1909–25 May 1999 (Age 89)
Duncansville, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Gladys Marian

When Gladys Marian Helsel was born on 30 July 1909, in Duncansville, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Austin John Helsel, was 43 and her mother, Mary Etta Stom, was 39. She married Melvin Keller Acker on 29 June 1965, in Winchester, Virginia, United States. She lived in Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Allegheny Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 25 May 1999, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Altoona, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Melvin Keller Acker
Gladys Marian Helsel
Marriage: 29 June 1965

Spouse and Children

29 June 1965
Winchester, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Austin John Helsel





    Edith Almina Helsel


    Mabel Margaret Helsel


    Ora May Helsel



    Luther George Helsel


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · The Mann Act

Age 1

This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 26

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German Hoelzel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Marian Helsel in household of Elizabeth E Steindel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gladus Glass in household of James Glass, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gladys Helsel in household of Austin Helsel, "United States Census, 1920"

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