Helen Elizabeth Skold

Brief Life History of Helen Elizabeth

When Helen Elizabeth Skold was born on 30 August 1912, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Johan Adolf "John" Skold, was 31 and her mother, Olga Teadora Swanson, was 23. She married Herman Charles Schefcsik on 22 July 1933, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in United States in 1949. She died on 22 September 1985, in Upland, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Covina, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Herman Charles Schefcsik
Helen Elizabeth Skold
Marriage: 22 July 1933
Marion Rose Schefcsik

Sources (9)

  • Helen E Schafesik, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Hellen Skald, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1949"
  • Helen E Manning, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1968"

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Name Meaning

Swedish (Sköld): from sköld ‘shield’, either as a soldier's name or from a placename.

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

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