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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Family Time Line

Helena S. Friesen
1884–1964
David Richard Doerksen
1887–1970
Ben F Doerksen
1908–2004
Mary D. F Doerksen
1917–
Levi D. F. Doerksen
1911–1981
Abe F Doerksen
1914–1988

Spouse & Children

children

(4)

  • Ben F Doerksen

    Male1908–2004Male

  • Male1911–1981Male

  • Abe F Doerksen

    Male1914–1988Male

  • Mary D. F Doerksen

    Female1917–Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1857–1935Male

  • Sara K Sawatsky

    Female1858–1895Female

siblings

(11)

  • Male1878–1965Male

  • Henry Friesen

    Male1879–1880Male

  • Katherina Friesen

    Female1880–1884Female

  • Henry S. Friesen

    Male1882–1934Male

  • Female1884–1964Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

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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