Debatrus O Smart

10 February 1891–12 April 1985 (Age 94)
East Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Debatrus O

When Debatrus O Smart was born on 10 February 1891, in East Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Cecil Thomas Smart, was 24 and her mother, Martha Powell Rowland, was 18. She married Phillip Richard Helm on 30 August 1916, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Riverside, Bingham, Idaho, United States for about 15 years and Groveland, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 12 April 1985, at the age of 94, and was buried in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Phillip Richard Helm
1888–1962
Debatrus O Smart
1891–1985
Marriage: 30 August 1916
Marshall "Red" Phillip Helm
1917–2002
Martha Helm
1918–1918
Calvin S Helm
1924–2018
Varian S Helm
1928–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 August 1916
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · The Marshall Public Library

Age 16

The first Public library in Pocatello opened its doors in 1907 and has served the community even since.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a brisk or active person, from Middle English smart ‘quick’, ‘prompt’ (Old English smeart ‘stinging’, ‘painful’, from smeortan ‘to sting’). This name is common and widespread throughout England, Wales, and Scotland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Debatrus Helm in household of Philip R Helm, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Dibherus Smart Helm in household of Philip R Helm, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Debatrus Smart Helm in household of Philip R Helm, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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