Helen M. Merithew

14 April 1847–
Gouverneur, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Helen M.

When Helen M. Merithew was born on 14 April 1847, in Gouverneur, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, her father, Jeremiah Merithew, was 38 and her mother, Betsey A. Clark, was 29. She lived in De Kalb, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1860.

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Jeremiah Merithew
Betsey A. Clark
Gilbert Taylor Merithew
Ann Merithew
Louise Merithew
Sarah J Merithew
Helen M. Merithew
Calista Ann Merithew
Ira James Merithew
Hoel A Merithew
Ella J Merithew
Ida O Merithew

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World Events (8)

Age 16
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 16
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 34
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Merrihew .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Helen Merrihugh in household of Jeremiah Merrihugh, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hellen M Merithew in household of Jeremiah Merithew, "United States Census, 1860"

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