Charles Helms

Male23 September 1880–13 January 1932

Brief Life History of Charles

When Charles Helms was born on 23 September 1880, in Barbour, Alabama, United States, his father, Aaron C. Helms, was 21 and his mother, Lydia Jane Heath, was 27. He married Amanda Levonia Helms on 23 February 1902, in Barbour, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 10 Coxs Mill, Barbour, Alabama, United States for about 20 years and Marl, Geneva, Alabama, United States in 1930. He died on 13 January 1932, in Houston, Alabama, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Travelers Rest Cemetery, Samson, Geneva, Alabama, United States.

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Charles Helms
Amanda Levonia Helms
Marriage: 23 February 1902
Mae Belle Helms
Ouida L. Helms
Reesa Floyd Helms
Maudie Byrd Helms

Sources (15)

  • Charlie Helmes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Chas Helms, "Alabama, County Birth Registers, 1881-1930"
  • Charlie Helms, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 February 1902Barbour, Alabama, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries: 1884: Geneva, Alabama, United States

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 16

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Northamptonshire): variant of Helm from the plural or, in some cases, a post-medieval variant, with excrescent -s.

    North German and Dutch: patronymic from Helm 3-4.

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

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