Helen Elizabeth Jackson

1 August 1893–before 1980 (Age 86)
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Helen Elizabeth

When Helen Elizabeth Jackson was born on 1 August 1893, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Fredrick Graham Jackson, was 24 and her mother, Harriet Revillah Palmer, was 22. She married Frederick Alfred Keeney on 25 December 1915, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Southwick, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States in 1910 and Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States in 1976. She died before 1980, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Alfred Keeney
Helen Elizabeth Jackson
Marriage: 25 December 1915
Walter Fred Keeney
Harry N Keeney

Spouse and Children

25 December 1915
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States


    Walter Fred Keeney


    Harry N Keeney


Parents and Siblings

    Fredrick Graham Jackson


    Harriet Revillah Palmer




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

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

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from Jack 1. As an American surname this has absorbed other patronymics beginning with J- in various European languages.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Helen E Keeney in household of Fred A Keeney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen E Jackson in household of Frederick Jackson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Helen E Jackson in household of Fredrick G Jackson, "United States Census, 1910"

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