Helen Joyce Fromm

5 October 1916–23 August 1978 (Age 61)
Prospect, South Australia, Australia

The Life of Helen Joyce

When Helen Joyce Fromm was born on 5 October 1916, in Prospect, South Australia, Australia, her father, WILLIAM Charles Julius Fromm, was 24 and her mother, Doris Mary Mason, was 23. She married William Frederick Harrison on 15 January 1938, in Berri, South Australia, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 23 August 1978, in Tennyson, South Australia, Australia, at the age of 61, and was buried in Cheltenham, South Australia, Australia.

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Family Time Line

William Frederick Harrison
Helen Joyce Fromm
Marriage: 15 January 1938
Kevin William Harrison

Spouse and Children

15 January 1938
Berri, South Australia, Australia


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Age 2

Battle on the Somme. Australian forces capture Mont St. Quentin.

Age 23

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname for an honorable man, from Middle High German vrum, vrom ‘capable’, ‘honorable’, ‘trustworthy’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a pious man, from German fromm ‘devout’, ‘pious’ (a later sense of the same word as in 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Helen Joyce Harrison, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Helen Joyce Harrison, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Digger Program South Australian Births Index 1907-1928

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