John Francis Helfrich

25 February 1894–September 1974 (Age 80)
York, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Francis

When John Francis Helfrich was born on 25 February 1894, in York, York, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Sylvester Peter Helfrich, was 28 and his mother, Issemelia "Amelia" Elizabeth Rider, was 25. He married Mary Ada Rohland on 11 January 1916, in Dallastown, York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died in September 1974, in Dallastown, York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Dallastown, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Francis Helfrich
1894–1974
Mary Ada Rohland
1895–1964
Marriage: 11 January 1916
Joseph Rohland Helfrich
1916–2006
Margarat Mary Helfrich
1918–2016
Roman Edward Helfrich
1921–1944
James L Helfrich Sr.
1925–2020
John Anthony Helfrich
1929–2011
Rosalie Ann Helfrich
1933–1987
Francis George Helfrich
1938–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 January 1916
Dallastown, York, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Anthony Joseph Helfrich

    Male1891–1914Male

    Male1894–1974Male

    Male1896–1981Male

    Mary Elizabeth Helfrich

    Female1898–1919Female

    Catherine C. Helfrich

    Female1900–1903Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 11

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

German and French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements helfe ‘help’ + rīc ‘power’, ‘rule’. One of the early medieval kings of the Franks bore this name, in the form Chilperic, and Helferich was also the name of a character in a medieval heroic epic.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John S Helfrich, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Helfrich, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John F Helfrich, "United States Census, 1940"

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