Helena S. Friesen

1884–1964 (Age 80)
Jefferson, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Helena S.

When Helena S. Friesen was born on 2 August 1884, in Jefferson, Nebraska, United States, her father, Abraham F Friesen, was 27 and her mother, Sara K Sawatsky, was 25. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with David Richard Doerksen. She died on 17 October 1964, in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States.

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Helena S. Friesen
David Richard Doerksen
Ben F Doerksen
Mary D. F Doerksen
Levi D. F. Doerksen
Abe F Doerksen

Spouse & Children



  • Ben F Doerksen


  • Male1911–1981Male

  • Abe F Doerksen


  • Mary D. F Doerksen


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1857–1935Male

  • Sara K Sawatsky




  • Male1878–1965Male

  • Henry Friesen


  • Katherina Friesen


  • Henry S. Friesen


  • Female1884–1964Female

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: patronymic from Fries .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Helen Doerksen in household of David R Doerksen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Helen Friesen Doerksen in entry for Lee Doerksen, "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012"
  • Helen Friesen Doerksen, "Find A Grave Index"

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