Helen Adair Sherwood

22 December 1892–9 December 1974 (Age 82)
Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States

The Life of Helen Adair

When Helen Adair Sherwood was born on 22 December 1892, in Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States, her father, Clifford Edson Sherwood, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Chambers, was 42. She married Calvin Young on 23 July 1914. She lived in Boulder, Colorado, United States in 1900. She died on 9 December 1974, at the age of 81.

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Calvin Young
Helen Adair Sherwood
Marriage: 23 July 1914

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23 July 1914

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 9

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
1914 · The Ludlow Massacre

Age 22

On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Nottinghamshire, around which once stood the famous Sherwood Forest. The place is so called from Old English scīr ‘shire’ or scīr ‘bright’ + wudu ‘wood’.2 Americanized form of some Jewish name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Helen A Sherwood in household of Edwin Edholm, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Helen Sherwood, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Helen Sherwood, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

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