James Mose Helms

20 April 1889–29 May 1964 (Age 75)
Spring Creek, Phelps, Missouri, United States

The Life of James Mose

When James Mose Helms was born on 20 April 1889, in Spring Creek, Phelps, Missouri, United States, his father, James Marion Helms, was 40 and his mother, Nancy Ann Adams, was 31. He married Anna Henderson on 5 February 1913. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Arlington, Phelps, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Pleasant Hill Township, Pike, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 29 May 1964, in Pittsfield, Pike, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Crescent Heights Cemetery, Pleasant Hill Township, Pike, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Mose Helms
Anna Henderson
Marriage: 5 February 1913
Snowden Henderson
Donald Mose Helmes
Adrian C Helmes
Ica R Helms
Anna June Helms

Spouse and Children

5 February 1913
Waynesville, Pulaski, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 3

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Helm 1.2 North German and Dutch: patronymic from Helm 2–3.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James M Helems, "United States Census, 1920"
  • J M Helms, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James M Helms, "United States Census, 1930"

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