Samuel Helm

13 April 1844–22 December 1881 (Age 37)
Jackson Township, Sandusky, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Helm was born on 13 April 1844, in Jackson Township, Sandusky, Ohio, United States, his father, Abraham Helm, was 31 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Richart, was 31. He married Elizabeth Gardner on 25 January 1875, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1867. He died on 22 December 1881, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Elysian Burial Gardens, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Helm
1844–1881
Elizabeth Gardner
1851–1938
Marriage: 25 January 1875
Mary Jane Helm
1875–1967
David Abraham Helm
1877–1922
William Ozro Helm
1880–1915
Elizabeth Nellie Helm
1881–1928

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 January 1875Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1851
    Age 7
    Per Find a Grave Memorials, the earliest burial in this cemetery was in 1851. Mary Susan Johnson BIRTH\t27 Nov 1850 Millcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA DEATH\t10 Mar 1851 (aged 3 months) Millcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA BURIAL\t Elysian Burial Gardens Millcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA MEMORIAL ID\t65119048
    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 16
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Helme
    Helmes
    Helms
    Helmer
    Helmke
    Elm
    Helmle

    Sources (18)

    • Samuel Helm in household of Abraham Helm, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Samuel Helm in entry for Samuel A Cornwall and Mary Jane Helm, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Samuel Helm in entry for Elizabeth Nellie Hamilton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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