Helena Faint

FemaleMay 1892–13 December 1902

Brief Life History of Helena

When Helena Faint was born in May 1892, in Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George Blackstock Faint, was 48 and her mother, Isabelle Catherine Downey, was 33. She lived in Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 13 December 1902, in Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 10, and was buried in Grandview Cemetery, Southmont, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Blackstock Faint
Isabelle Catherine Downey
John W Faint
Arthur Faint
Clark Paul Faint
Dee J Faint
Lorenzo Faint
Edith Faint
Helena Faint
George Blackstock Faint Jr

Sources (4)

  • Helena Faint in household of George Faint, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Helen Faint, "Pennsylvania Deaths and Burials, 1720-1999"
  • Helena Faint, "Pennsylvania Deaths and Burials, 1720-1999"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (9)

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World Events (5)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

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.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 8

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English feint, faint ‘weak; lacking in spirit’.

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

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