Helen Krueger Smith

13 February 1883–19 September 1954 (Age 71)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Helen

Helen Krueger Smith was born on 13 February 1883, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. She married Henry J. Smith on 3 May 1906, in Blissfield, Lenawee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Deerfield, Lenawee, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. She died on 19 September 1954, in Ottawa Lake, Monroe, Michigan, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Pleasant View Cemetery, Blissfield Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry J. Smith
Helen Krueger Smith
Marriage: 3 May 1906
Frederick ( Fritz) Herman John Smith
Martin Carl Smith
Adina Pauline Smith Becker
Gertrude M. Smith Lipp
Ruth Helen Smith Merce

Spouse and Children

3 May 1906
Blissfield, Lenawee, Michigan, United States


World Events (8)

1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

Age 2

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 19

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

German (Krüger) and Jewish (Ashkenazic):1. occupational name for a maker or seller of stoneware mugs and jugs, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kruoc ‘jug’, ‘pitcher’, German Krug. 2. occupational name from Krüger ‘innkeeper’, an agent derivative of Krug ‘inn’, ‘tavern’, from Middle Low German krūch, krōch (probably originally a different word from 1, with which it has subsequently fallen together).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Helen Smith in household of Henry J Smith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Helen H Smith in household of Henry J Smith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen H Smith in household of Henry J Smith, "United States Census, 1920"

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