James C Helton

Brief Life History of James C

When James C Helton was born on 30 September 1869, in Missouri, United States, his father, William Helton, was 20 and his mother, Diannah Ramsey, was 16. He married Josephine Bell on 8 July 1888, in Gaines Ford, Maries, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Dry Creek Township, Maries, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Rolla, Phelps, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 16 April 1946, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Mount Lebanon Cemetery, St. Ann, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James C Helton
1869–1946
Josephine Bell
1871–1927
Marriage: 8 July 1888
Fred Helton
1889–1964
Norma Helton
Tillie Helton
1893–
Lora Effie Helton
1895–1976
Frank Helton
1898–1950

Sources (14)

  • James Helton, "United States Census, 1900Jun14"
  • James C Helton, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • James C. Helton, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

1870 · Giving all the right to vote

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Helton in Askham (Westmorland), from Old English helde ‘slope’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

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