Susannah Helm

26 July 1842–23 July 1935 (Age 92)
Jackson Township, Sandusky, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Susannah

When Susannah Helm was born on 26 July 1842, in Jackson Township, Sandusky, Ohio, United States, her father, Abraham Helm, was 29 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Richart, was 30. She married Thomas Clayton in April 1860, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 23 July 1935, in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Paris Cemetery, Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Clayton
Susannah Helm
Marriage: April 1860
Thomas Abraham Clayton
Mary Elizabeth Ann Clayton
William Nephi Clayton
Leah Rebecca Clayton
Mary Caroline Clayton
Johanna "Annie" Clayton
Joseph Henry Clayton
David Hyrum Clayton
James Clayton
Ruth Clayton
Effie Bee Clayton
Melva or Nellie Helm Clayton
Aaron Trotter Clayton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    April 1860Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 11
    Oldest Grave seen in the Memorials List
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 25
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): from Old English helm ‘protection, covering’ (in later northern English dialects, ‘cattle shelter, barn’). The name may be topographic, for someone who lived by or worked at a barn, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Helme in Meltham (Yorkshire).English: variant of Elm with prosthetic H-.German, and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a maker of helmets, from Middle High German, Middle Dutch helm.

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

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    Sources (48)

    • Susanna Clayton, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Susanna Helm Clayton, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Susannah Helm in household of Abram Helm, "United States Census, 1860"

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